SEOmoz Rand Fishkin

Founder of SEOmoz Rand Fishkin recently spoke at LUISS University in Rome, Italy at the bequest of the US State Department and the Business Association Italy America (BAIA) on the founding of his trailblazing company. Towards the end of the podcast (for which there is also a written transcript) he comments about his early years…

“That sucks, but at the same time, it was that debt, all these mistakes, all this time that helped me learn how to figure out how to run a real business. In hindsight I would not trade it in, but I can definitely tell you that in 2005, 2004 I had to mostly not think about this.”