#243: Interview: Tim Getsch – Founder & CEO, COMC.com (Round 2)

In this episode, I sit down for round 2 with Tim Getsch: Founder & CEO, COMC.com. In this interview, we go into further detail about COMC, and how things are going with the company. Tim has a lot to share.

Tim Getsch: Founder & CEO, COMC.com
Twitter: CheckOutMyCards
Website: www.comc.com

Please note: I had some difficulty capturing our audio correctly. While it's not perfect, the published file was cleaned up quite a bit from raw form. You may need to turn up the volume to hear us clearly.

Interview Questions:

  1. It’s been a year since our last interview, how have you been, Tim?
  2. Have there been any new developments at COMC you’d like to share with our audience?
  3. When we spoke last year, COMC was still in the process of mobile compatibility migration. Can you share how that arm of the project is going?
  4. A while back, the COMC URL went from checkoutmycards.com to COMC.com. Was the new domain name taken and if so can you talk about what went into securing it?
  5. Does COMC track sales analytics and if so, does the firm pursue specific consignment needs based on market trends?
  6. What challenges has COMC faced over the past year and how have those challenges been countered?
  7. With regard to the competitor landscape, have you ever considered partnering with other consignment companies for some specific initiative where both parties might experience net gains?
  8. If you were to pinpoint the biggest pain point for COMC, what would it be and why?
  9. Is there any possibility COMC will ever consign items outside of the collectibles category?
  10. Can you share any information on your pricing strategy for items sold outside of COMC’s website?
  11. Is employee success measured at COMC and if so, how?
  12. Are achievements celebrated at COMC and if so, how?
  13. How are you Goran Dragic and Jamal Crawford collections coming along, and can you talk about any significant pickups you've added this past year?
  14. Do you have any final thoughts you’d like to share with our viewers?

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