What a year.
Red tape, champagne, and a mixed bag of tears.
I don’t want to sugarcoat this piece into a fairy tale. Of course there were frictions. Georges, for one, did not want to sell the business.
The last 7 months have been f*cking crazy. I worked, learned, argued, dreamt, and stressed more than I usually do. Why? We sold Snipcart.
It's a weird feeling. Like having nothing and everything to say at the same time. It's been with me for weeks now. No clear words, just... pressure. Building up. I used to release it regularly in my twenties. I'd blog my heart out. Felt good, for the most part. Now
Ah, Internet. Feels like we're swimming in it these days. No wonder we take it for granted. But like power, when it goes down, we get glimpses of medieval times where you couldn't get millions of answers to any question in milliseconds. Scary stuff. I often have moments of metacognition
Hey, I’m Franck. 👋 I run a developer-first e-commerce solution, and I try my best to grow a healthy bootstrapped company. It’s called Snipcart, and we’re based in beautiful Québec. Our product is part of the Jamstack ecosystem. If you don’t know what that is, no worries.
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Let’s talk about modern e-commerce. Many call it Jamstack or headless commerce. They’re umbrella terms—helpful yet confusing. I try my best not to indulge in cynicism, so I won’t label them buzzwords. This post will unpack these concepts. It will also contrast traditional approaches with modern
I’ve heard marketing youngbloods utter these words A LOT: I want to work in an agency—with multiple clients. Feels so refreshing to meet new people and discover new industries!I want to create strategies to help many businesses succeed in the modern marketing landscape.I want to charge