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10 Things You Didn't Know about James Janis Berdigans

What do you know about James Janis Berdigans, the founder and CEO of Printify. If you don't know who he is, you may be missing out on quite a lot. As it turns out, he has a rather unique vision when it comes to business, as evidenced by the company that he has created and currently is in charge of. If you want to know more, read through the following list. In it, you'll find things about him that might make you want to learn more about his company as well.

1. He believes in the concept of the self-made individual

There is no doubt that he is indeed a self-made man, something that is evidenced by the fact that he founded his company, Printify, and currently acts as the CEO. He was raised with the idea that a person can achieve anything they want, if only they are willing to put in the time and the effort to make it happen. Knowing that he could do anything in life he chose to do, he has found success and he wants to pass that success onto others as well.

2. He takes everyday objects and uses them at the next level

One of the things that makes him unique is that he doesn't sit around trying to dream up some far-fetched idea utilizing goods and services that don't even exist in the real world yet. Instead, he takes normal, everyday things and does something different with them. In the case of his company Printify, he's taken something that has been around for decades, the printing service, and taken it to the next level. This is not your everyday Kinkos office, but it is something that was very much inspired by that basic idea. All he did was look at the things that might prevent someone from using those types of services and fix them.

3. He wants to make his services accessible to everyone

He's always been adamant that he wants his services to be accessible to everyone who needs them. That's one reason that he decided to put everything online. No one has to travel to a physical location in order to utilize the services that he offers or to purchase his products. It can all be done online, right from the comfort of a person's home. It also means that there are no operating hours. Even if you need something at three in the morning, all you have to do is click on the mouse a few times and voila, it will be delivered right to your door.

4. He’s also inclined to help other entrepreneurs

He likes the idea of helping other would-be entrepreneurs succeed. As such, he has dedicated an entire section of his business to helping those individuals by allowing them to use his products to make money on their own accord. Say a person wants to sell t-shirts and tote bags from their home in order to make money, yet they don't have the equipment to print these types of items in bulk. They can go on his website, order the materials and choose their own design and have it printed for them at a reasonable price. They can then sell those items and make a profit. It really has simplified the process for a lot of individuals who want to start a business from their own home, yet aren't exactly sure how to go about it. In short, it's helping these individuals find their footing until they become a bit more experienced and sort out exactly how they want to handle things. The best part is that they're still able to make a profit in the process.

5. He’s decided to take things a step further for home-based businesses

He has such a strong desire to help up-and-coming entrepreneurs that he's even taken things a step further with his company to help with things like fulfilling orders, shipping directly to customers and even billing. The end result is that people who want to start a business from their home have the opportunity to focus more on creative ideas that can resonate with customers as opposed to spending all of their time dealing with day-to-day business activities that can crater a person's creativity in a matter of minutes.

6. He wants to see people fulfil their dreams

He has a strong interest in seeing other people fulfill their dreams because he has been able to fulfill his own. He knows from first-hand experience what it feels like to have a few doors slammed in his face, but he also knows what it feels like to experience the flip side of the coin when everything goes right. He wants to do what he can to help other people experience the same thing.

7. He was brought up to help others whenever he could

One of the reasons that he has such a strong work ethic, as well as a desire to help others become successful, is that he was brought up to help other people whenever he could. He says that he was always taught to do whatever he could to make someone else's life a little better. If he can help people achieve their professional goals, they're likely to feel more fulfilled and have the financial security required to live in a very uncertain world.

8. He loves to stay active

For him, it's all about staying active and doing things that he loves. He especially loves the outdoors and has a special affinity for activities like kitesurfing and wakeboarding. He has commented in the past that he likes to live life to the fullest and therefore, he enjoys bringing that element of excitement into both his professional and personal life.

9. He’s big on being able to trust others

As much as he loves helping others and staying active, he also loves developing deep relationships with people that he knows he can trust. By the same token, he does his best to reciprocate that trust and make sure that he never betrays the trust that someone else has placed in him.

10. He likes to learn new things, but not be tied down

He loves the opportunity to learn new things. In fact, he has said on a number of occasions that he wants to learn something new all the time. As far as he's concerned, you stop growing when you stop learning. That said, he never wants to be tied down to any one thing for too long. He very much wants to make his own way in life and in doing so, he likes to make his own decisions.

Dana Hanson

Written by Dana Hanson

Dana has extensive professional writing experience including technical and report writing, informational articles, persuasive articles, contrast and comparison, grant applications, and advertisement. She also enjoys creative writing, content writing on nearly any topic (particularly business and lifestyle), because as a lifelong learner, she loves to do research and possess a high skill level in this area. Her academic degrees include AA social Sci/BA English/MEd Adult Ed & Community & Human Resource Development and ABD in PhD studies in Indust & Org Psychology.

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