Iman Gadzhi's Journey: Building a $7-Figure SAAS Company in 9 Months

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This article is a summary of a YouTube video "How Iman Gadzhi and I started a SAAS company ($7-figure ARR in less than 9 months)" by Pierre de Preux
TLDR By persevering through challenges, building trust in oneself, and utilizing creativity and imagination, it is possible to successfully create and grow a software company that serves the needs of digital agencies.

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    Iman Gadzhi moved from Switzerland to Australia to pursue his passion for algorithmic trading and surfing, showing the importance of following one's interests and finding a balance in life.
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    Lesson number one: Don't do the same as everyone else, take risks and pursue unconventional ideas.
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    The speaker's decision to pivot from a content agency to a growth partner agency highlights the importance of adapting and evolving in order to meet the changing needs of clients and the market.
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    Building resilience and trusting yourself are crucial for success, even when others doubt you.
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    The speaker recognized the quality of a course and saw it as an opportunity to collaborate with someone he admired, highlighting the importance of surrounding oneself with like-minded individuals.
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    "Find creative ways to get in contact with people, use your imagination and be like what could I do that would be different from anyone else."
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    "Let's start a company together here's my vision. Here's what I want to do. I want to make sure that people can onboard the clients chat with them both internally and externally..." - The emphasis on creating a software that allows for seamless communication and collaboration between clients and the company showcases the value of prioritizing effective communication in business ventures.
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    "We're making seven figures in annual recurring Revenue."

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    They started a company with Iman Ghazi as their business partner, focusing on building a marketplace for influencer collaborations after realizing the need for a platform connecting influencers and brands.
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    Despite going against conventional advice, moving to Australia, investing in a snowboard company, and coming up with a new business idea led to the successful creation of software, while initially struggling to find brands and influencers for their platform, they started a social media marketing agency that became more successful than the software.
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    Despite financial challenges and skepticism, the speaker persevered in developing software that had the potential to benefit their agency's growth.
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    Build resilience and trust in yourself, separate your passions from income, and learn from Iman Gadzhi's course to transform your business operations and client onboarding methods.
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    The speaker partnered with a successful female founder, created courses on Facebook ads, and pitched the idea of a new company and software to a digital products agency.
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    We used creativity and imagination to connect with people, leading to a successful partnership in building a SAAS company that offers bulletproof software for agencies, with effective communication and client onboarding capabilities.
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    Iman Gadzhi and the speaker launched their SAAS company in January 2022 and started receiving orders immediately.
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    We achieved seven-figure ARR in under a year, with 16,000 agencies signed up, and are developing advanced AI tools to become the top choice for digital agencies.
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