Tracy Levesque is one half of Yikes Inc, a WordPress and Cold Fusion shop in Philadelphia. She speaks at WordCamps, teaches at Girl Develop It and is a big fan of getting up close and personal with her fears. In this episode you’ll discover how they have grown their team, learnt to say no to clients and how Tracy uses Trello to keep her life organised.

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Show Notes

Some of the highlights of this episode include:
• knowing when to hire and how to find good people
• how networking can be awesome
• why it’s important to know what you don’t like doing (and what to do about it)

Elevation Round Answers
Here are the answers to the questions in our Elevation round. Watch the interview to get the full scoop.

1. Hosting
2. Get involved in the community
3. Just don’t
4. Find a “Jodie”
5. Salesforce
6. Trello and nagging emails
7. Do a really good job
8. Great customer service

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