3 Things To Know When Starting A Successful Email Hosting Service

Want to start your own email hosting service? Here are 3 tips you should know.

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting an email hosting service:

#1: Bron Gondwana, founder of Fastmail:

We chatted with with Bron, founder of Fastmail ($500K/month). In our interview, Bron says:

Over half the users who were paying for Fastmail when I started in 2004 are still with us today.


Identify a need that people have and offer something which provides value to your customers and fills that need. Ideally, a need that you have yourself, and in an area where you have some expertise!


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#2: Perry Toone, founder of Thexyz:

We chatted with with Perry, founder of Thexyz ($150K/month). In our interview, Perry says:

I think you have to really be focused on keeping things simple. There are many services out there today offering integrations and apps to make things easier. In my experience, many of these services often create more work than is really required.


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