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Startup Marketing Blog - By Sean Ellis

Startup Marketing Blog - By Sean Ellis
Guest Post By Conrad Egusa I want to begin by thanking Sean for the opportunity to write this guest article. I came across Sean’s website many years ago, and to this day I don’t believe another resource has had a larger impact on my career. Most business owners intuitively understand that PR is important. Before the days of Google Adwords and the internet, the media was one of the few ways for companies to access distribution. Unfortunately, today PR remains one of the most misunderstood marketing channels.

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Consumer Electronics - LittleUpStarts : LittleUpStarts Consumer Electronics At Little UpStarts we love new technology and the opportunity we get to work with designers & pioneers who have a deep passion for technology, what they do and the amazing ability to turn great ideas into innovative product, improving our everyday lives…. The US market has a strong and deep-rooted reputation for investing in the design and development of new technology and continually striving to bring high tech products to consumers around the world providing solutions for our everyday needs. With the continuing trend of convergence and products combining integrated features and accessories the consumer is continually searching for the latest and greatest value within the category and products that deliver creative and innovative solutions. Our current clients in consumer electronics task us to work with their HQ in Europe, their manufacturers in Asia and liaise between the two to develop a localized product for the US and the America’s. Where We Add Value?

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What Works in Silicon Valley Doesn’t Work Everywhere – And What You Can Do About It The Lean Startup Conference hosted an amazing webinar today called Beyond Silicon Valley: Applying Lean Startup Around the Globe. Justin Wilcox, Takashi Tsutsumi (aka “The Steve Blank of Japan”), and I shared our experiences helping entrepreneurs worldwide apply Lean Startup principles. Video streaming by Ustream I’d like to share with you the key points I took from the discussion. 19 Entrepreneur Blogs That Will Change Your Life Posted by John Paul Aguiar in Entrepreneurs Entrepreneur Blogs To Succeed With As a blogger today you have to build your blog like a business if you want to have real long term success. So that will make you an entrepreneur, a blogging entrepreneur It doesn’t matter what type of entrepreneur you are, we all need places we can go to get great info, resources and support on our entrepreneurial journey. I wanted to share the entrepreneur blogs that I visit regularly to keep me learning, motivated and moving forward.

Entrepreneur - Growth HackerDuraid - Entrepreneur - Growth Hacker Every website has holes in its design that could be rather costly to you, and it’s not always easy to figure out why. Making gut decisions about the design of your websites has been proven to be useless when it comes to conversion rate optimization. In fact, you can have the most beautiful website in the world and fail at converting your visitors into subscribers, users, customers or whatever your goals is. You’re reading this post because you’re interested in either: The Ultimate Guide To A/B Testing For WordPressThe Ultimate Guide To A/B Testing For BloggersThe Ultimate Guide To WordPress Split Testing, orHow To A/B Test On WordPress

50 Growth Hacking Tools for Marketers At Startups Young startups need to grow 30% year over year or they’ll die, while large corporations are happy with 5% annual growth. “Growth hacking” was a strange buzzword just a few years ago, now this term has become synonymous with most startup marketing tactics. I love how Sujan Patel defines it: Growth hacking is a mindset. It’s a fast-paces, no B.S., data driven, and actionable approach to capitalizing on opportunities and ideas that drive business growth.

Y Combinator, TechStars: Investor Mentorship and Leverage Outweigh Capital "Before, if somebody offered to invest in your company, you just jumped at the chance," says Harjeet Taggar of Y Combinator. "It meant your idea is not going to die. But for the first time, people are starting to grill investors on why they should take the capital, if they can get the capital elsewhere." Taggar is a venture partner at Y Combinator, a VC that makes small investments in startups (rarely more than $20,000) in exchange for small stakes in the companies (around 2% to 10%).