Hi, I'm Dave Craige

I'm striving to be a better entrepreneur and a better person.  How can I help you?


About Me

If you are reading this, I already like you. You are probably way ahead of the game. You may be like me - trying to build up a great life. And maybe also even building up a business. If so, then I commend you. Life is difficult. And it is hard as hell to create a great business from scratch.

If you have a minute, I would love for you to read some of my story below. Then you can reach out to me and let me know if there is anything I can do to help you out. I love connecting with people.

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I’m Dave Craige, an entrepreneur from Colorado who is working to build my dream job called The Studio. Our flagship projects have been a fashion website that over 25 Million people have visited, three, different, books and we are building two of the best private entrepreneurship groups on the web.

A Few Beliefs

I believe that you should start with the end in mind. That is why this one piece of paper has changed my life. And I think it can help change yours as well.

I believe that there aren’t really any shortcuts. And that creating a business is a tremendous amount of work

I don’t think it is as easy as people think to start an online business. In fact, most people that I meet have trouble making even just $500 a month online.

Downtime is essential. I have experimented with taking a Monk Day every Wednesday for about 3 months.

I don’t think Thailand will make you happy.

I think life is difficult and unpredictable. But such an amazing blessing.


The Most Popular Book


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Startups are awesome, but they are aren't easy! This is a honest, no-bullshit book about some of my ideas related to entrepreneurship and life. Mini chapters include "Thailand won't make you happy" "Caste Systems" and "Stop Lying!" I would love it if you got a chance to give it a read.

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Riding Dirtbikes through the Back Country Discovery Route in Colorado 

An Entrepreneurship Story

I had just entered 8th grade and I decided to start a business. My first store was selling baseball cards and toys from a shelf I had setup in my basement. I would roll back the glass door, invite my friends in and be open for business. In 9th grade, I built my first website and I was hired to build my first paid site the following year.  Fast forward 20 years or so and our flagship company is DenimBlog.com -a fashion website that has been visited by over 25 million people. DenimBlog has been an incredible project. Over the past 10 years we have been intensely focused on building a real web business with actual traffic and revenue. We started with just 2 people. Myself and my friend Rehan. And now we have grown that site, hired over 50 people and had 25 million people stop by.  

"But we are just getting started"

It has been an incredible experience to see first hand the power of the web. There is so much more to learn about how to reach people and how to produce great work. Our goal with The Studio is to create a place where we can experiment with building new businesses and learn more about how to help people. I have had a lot of a failures, and a few successes as well. I would like to share some of what I have learned with you and continue to learn and grow. Its interesting because if you think about it, even on the last day of our lives we will still probably make mistakes and learn something new. Life is definitely a journey and an adventure.


A Few Business Projects

Built a website that 25 million people visited

Wrote a book about persistence

And then wrote another one about Denim in the same year

And now I am working a third about the true ups and downs of entrepreneurship

Built up a mailing list of 46,500 people

Grew a social media following of 18,200 followers

Built one of the best private entrepreneurship groups on the web

Some Personal Projects and Blessings

Flew around the world (twice)

Visited 30 countries

Worked for 6 months in India at a Microfinance Organization

Worked for 6 months in Bolivia at an orphanage

Worked in Haiti at hospital

Started a small medical non-profit

Spent 8 years learning how to speak fluent Spanish


Helping entrepreneurs grow

I would genuinely like to offer you my assistance with your business and web projects. I would love to be able to take some of the experience that I have learned from my startup and apply it to help you be even more efficient and effective in the work that you are doing. Please check out all our services that we offer to help entrepreneurs grow

I would love to connect 

I enjoy connecting with people online. Its been such a positive experience for me over the past number of years. I have met so many incredibly smart people simply through the web. It’s awesome to meet such smart and hard working people and to draw inspiration from them.

Connect with me on Twitter  This is my preferred way of meeting people. Feel free to send me a hello.

Or you drop me a line over FB messenger as well.

Or you can read my 228 answers on Quora. Including my most viewed question that over 45,000 people that have seen it. If You Could Only Use 5 Fonts What Would They Be

Check out our current portfolio for The Studio


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