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from http://onstartups.com 13 days ago

There are two things in my professional life that I'm passionate about. 1.  Startups.  I love startups.  It's an obsession.  I've started three companies, angel invested in over 50 and (hopefully) helped thousands more entrepreneurs in some small way through the OnStartups.com community. 2. Inbound marketing.  I love inbound marketing.  It's ...

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from http://onstartups.com 13 days ago

We failed. After 6 months poring over the code quality and refining the design of our mobile app, my partner and I finally launched it in the app store and the downloads started coming in. Then after a few days, BOOM. We got punched in the face by reality. No ...

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from http://onstartups.com 13 days ago

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure” - Bill Gates Much digital ink has been spilled trying to caution startup entrepreneurs against making mistakes. Type "mistakes entrepreneurs make" into Google and you'll find thousands of articles, sternly forewarning against the most ...

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from http://onstartups.com 13 days ago

This is a guest post by Jenn Steele.  Jen is the Head of Growth at RecruitLoop, an online recruitment marketplace based in San Francisco and Australia. Previously of Amazon and HubSpot, Jenn is passionate about growing humans and companies, working out, and wine. Follow her @jennsteele. I fired the first person ...

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from http://onstartups.com 13 days ago

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the invention of the BASIC (Beginners All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) computer language. I have fond memories of BASIC -- without it, my life may have turned out very differently. I went to highschool in a small town in India (Bilimora).  It was the ...

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from http://www.blogtrepreneur.com 61 days ago

Twitter hit the scene in 2006 and since then most industry experts have taken notice and have tried to master the art of promotion through this valuable and widely used social network. In 2013, Twitter was one of the 10 most-visited websites, and has been described as "the SMS of ...

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from http://www.blogtrepreneur.com 61 days ago

The idea of paid endorsements isn’t new, but the concept of connecting everyday people with companies seeking social media endorsement is a new twist. If you thought sponsored tweets were just for the Kardashians... think again. The founders of Blast Buzz (or Blast for short) are trying to reengineer the ...

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from http://www.blogtrepreneur.com 61 days ago

When I talk to small business owners about the benefits of blogging, I’m quite often met with resistance. Faced with mounting responsibilities on the operational end, finding the time to keep up with a blog can be regarded as a thorn in one’s side––just another mundane task that either the ...

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from http://mixergy.com/ 61 days ago

Neil Patel is a well-known expert on how to get traffic. But even Neil struggled in the beginning. “It [was] my first real business,” says Neil, the co-founder Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics and the founder of Quick Sprout. “We tried to get our site ranked on Google, and we…never really ...

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from http://mixergy.com/ 61 days ago

Most people don’t even consider starting a membership site. They think they’re not “expert” enough. Or that “information wants to be free.” Or that “nobody would pay for this stuff.” But a membership site can be a great business. For one thing, it’s a subscription business. So you aren’t “starting ...

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from http://mixergy.com/ 61 days ago

When Steli Efti started his first company, he wanted to go after the big fish. “We even got really large organizations like Google, Intuit, and Oracle interested,” says Steli, now the founder of sales-as-a-service company Close.io. But he couldn’t close the deals with those big organizations. “The problem was not ...

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from http://mixergy.com/ 61 days ago

Cold calling is a hard way to get sales. Half the time, you end up leaving voicemails that nobody listens to. And the other half, you’re getting hung up on. But while cold calling might be hard, cold emailing is easy. In fact, Bryan Kreuzberger says that cold emailing gets ...

Posted under Venture Capital
from http://cdixon.org 61 days ago

If we were sent back with a time machine, even 20 years, and reported to people what we have right now and describe what we were going to get in this device in our pocket—we’d have this free encyclopedia, and we’d have street maps to most of the cities of ...

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from http://cdixon.org 74 days ago

Software is eating the world, and doing so using smaller and smaller teams. WhatsApp was able to disrupt the global SMS industry with only a few dozen engineers. Small teams can have a big impact because software development (and deployment) has improved dramatically over the past decade. Some improvements include: ...

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from http://cdixon.org 74 days ago

People are spending more time on mobile vs desktop: And more of their mobile time using apps, not the web: This is a worrisome trend for the web. Mobile is the future. What wins mobile, wins the Internet. Right now, apps are winning and the web is losing. Moreover, there ...

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