Alex O'Byrne

Alex is a co-founder at WeMakeWebsites, an ecommerce agency specialising in Shopify, notable clients include Condor Cycles, Costa Coffee and The Economist Group. He is an international speaker on the topic of ecommerce and has spoken at Google, Digital Shoreditch and teaches the ecommerce course at General Assembly. Alex advises award-winning startups and household name brands, his speaking style has been described as “clear and engaging” and “refreshingly open”.

How to Grow an Agency

17:09 | Filmed on 8th June 2016 at DotYork 2016

“I want to share the story of how we took our agency from 2 guys knowing nothing about the agency world, to 12 people working with some of the world’s best brands and most exciting startups. A key thing for us content marketing, around 50,000 retailers read our agency blog every month. I’ll split this story in to 3 points (high level but with practical advice)… 1) How to go niche. 2) How we built an audience with content. 3) How to hire the right people.”