About Keith Shields

Keith Shields is a partner with Designli, a mobility services company focused on helping startups and enterprise customers build meaningful software products with a mobile-first focus.

Previously, Keith was a co-founder of Applits, a nationally-recognized “crowdsourced app creation” platform that won Inc.com’s Coolest College Startup of 2014 award.

Show notes

Jason Blumer and Keith Shields discuss a number of topics including:

  • how Designli is able to build custom apps with fixed pricing

  • why customer education is so important from the beginning of the relationship

  • Designli's modular approach

  • the two types of clients Designli serves

  • why Keith believes the freelance model breaks down quickly

  • why hiring the right people is so important in a service based company

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