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Episode Name:The Importance of Business Relationships and Partnerships
Episode Description:We often discuss the balance of business and creativity in the indie games space, and one area that can sometimes be overlooked is the business development side of the industry. Building and maintaining relationships is essential but sometimes it can be a challenge to really know and understand how to do that, while also being comfortable with it.
That’s why in today’s episode David Logan of Akupara Games shares not only the importance of building and maintaining those relationships but also methods on how to be impactful and stand out to others, giving you a great advantage.
Q?Box Round Answers!The Q?Box round is a series of random questions so you can get to know a little bit more about our guest.
What’s your favorite movie?Donnie Darko
Dogs or Cats?Dogs
What’s your favorite meal?Yams with meatloaf
What’s one thing that motivates you every day?Work
Trains, planes, boats or buses?Trains
What game are you playing now?Fall Guys and the new Remnant DLC
Key Takeaways to consider when trying to build business relationships.
- Personalize and craft your pitch.
- Be passionate and show that you care about what you’re doing and they’re doing.
- Be proactive and driven. Seek opportunities and think outside of the box.