This is a lovely article about the insight of an entrepreneur who realised that getting money from investors wasn’t everything. He did some writing on LinkedIn and began gaining followers and eventually even client requests through that.
Here’s a snippet of his article:
“Investors are great, and I assume it would be nice to start my business using someone’s else’s money, but I knew that investors wouldn’t be knocking down the door to invest in a consultant–no matter how many LinkedIn followers he had.
However, I got something that, in the long run, is even better than someone else’s money.
I got a community”