Ideas aren’t everything, execution matters greatly, but starting often requires an idea and so we asked folks to think back and tell us the story of how they came up with the idea for their businesses. We’ve highlighted some of our favorite stories below.

Spencer Sorensen | Co-Owner/Lead Detailer

The idea started when I needed a car detailed and began to think about the process and inconveniences that came with getting a service like that done. First, you have to get scheduled, then you need to coordinate someone to pick you up after you drop off your car. If you’re not lucky enough to have an additional vehicle now you’re stuck without a car. Read more>>

Megan Page | Bark Boards Owner

Bark Boards stemmed from a couple things starting with the love for my dogs and wanting to provide them with a few extra treats every once in a while. The other being the fact that charcuterie boards are such a hit for people, why not take that and make it work for dogs too. Combining the two allowed me to create some elevated and cute treats for my dogs that they enjoyed eating and I enjoyed making. Read more>>

Cody Jeffries | Web Designer & Strategist

The idea for WebTactics came after years of tinkering and building websites for smaller projects, my local church, and other business ventures I started. After working with my first few clients, I found that there was a gap between simply having a website and the crazy large-scale marketing techniques you see on social media. Read more>>