What I Learned Co-Founding Dribbble

Dan Cederholm
Jun 25, 2019 · 16 min read

Last month, I gave a 30-minute talk at the Awwwards conference in San Francisco. I used to give talks fairly often, mostly covering CSS and web design in general, but this one was a bit different. I decided to share 20 things I’ve learned by co-founding Dribbble over the last 10 years. The timing was cosmic, as I’d just made the decision to retire fully from Dribbble, stepping aside to figure out what’s next. More on that in a bit.

Reflecting on what I’ve learned from building a community for designers, learning how to run a business, and navigating some tough life…