"There is nothing noble in being superior to others. True nobility is being superior to your former self" ~Hemmingway
5 years ago I took every dollar of my remaining money and started Texting Base. I let my phone get cut off so I could pay the state fees.
I believed in one thing more than the idea...I believed in me.
Since then a few lifetimes have passed. The product currently has more lines of logic than 3x the sentences in the bible. It's a monster.
We haven't been out to the public for 18 full months and I could not be more happy about where we are heading.
This journey is just getting started...
No matter how bad things seem, always believe in yourself. No one can keep you from what you work for if you don't let 'em.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Eric Beans is CEO of Texting Base, Inc., out of Orlando, Florida. Texting Base is a marketing automation platform which allows businesses to personalize group text messages.
Prior to Texting Base, Eric was the first US employee of TechSpan which became Headstrong. Headstrong sold for $550M to GenPact.
With a group of partners in 2005, Eric started Premier Mortgage Capital, Inc., a nationwide state charted Mortgage Company that grew to over 2B/Year in originations.
Eric is the author of "Changing The World Through Texting Software.”
Eric is a speaker, inventor, patent holder, chef, writer for LA Style Magazine, producer and author.