January 29, 2021
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Media Gets Its Focus

I was interviewing a candidate for a job last week and he asked me an interesting question that stuck with me. “Do you imagine the content changing much in the future?” I told him the truth. What you see today is what will be there in the future, but we’ll also do more.

He seemed relieved by that answer. When I asked him to qualify, he explained that his previous companies had constantly changed the type of content they created. Long-form, short hits, live blogging… whatever the latest fad was, they were trying.

Ben Clymer is founder and CEO of Hodinkee, a media and commerce company dedicated to the luxury watch market. What started as a personal blog thanks to a watch from his grandfather has turned into a highly respected business that can sell millions of dollars in watches in minutes.

In this episode, we went through the many different facets of the business, but a few things jumped out to me…

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