How to build and run a remote company
I've always been doing things at slightly different times than people around me:
🚙 avoided morning traffic by driving at 10 am instead of 8 am
🍲 had a lunch at 2 pm instead of 12 pm
🏨 took a hotel trip on Tuesday
Life flows with ease in a remote team where you can choose your hours (I've been making a list of these companies).
And there are a lot of tools to make async communication easy and fun. Like Twist or GitBook. But even chat apps like Slack can be used in an async way – you answer when you find time in your workflow.
Yesterday, Loom launched on Remote Hunt. And reminded me that video calls don't have to be done in real-time.
Loom lets you record your screen with your head talking inside a bubble. They've just raised $130mm Series C, and are hiring 👇
2 years ago, in the early days of Remote Hunt (it was called RemoteHub back then), I was using Loom to contact remote teams.
I showed them the profile I created, and ended the video with a call-to-action button to join my site.
It was fun to record at first, and while it's a powerful way to intro your product or sell something, I got bored after 10 videos or so 😂