Archive for the “Startups” category

Before they were famous: Early Pre-Traction Startup Taglines

by adam on October 20, 2014

These now famous startups had to start somewhere… Here are the fictional taglines of these startups before they were famous to illustrate how they *actually* got their early traction. 1/ @Facebook: "Stalk your classmates from the privacy of your home (…)

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Growth is a Team Sport

by adam on August 3, 2014

A startup has one primary goal above all others. That goal is to grow. If the startup doesn’t grow, it isn’t able to command the resources and momentum necessary to effect the change that it seeks to in-act upon customers and (…)

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How Dropbox, Uber, Hotel Tonight and WealthFront leverage referrals to create an army of growth agents

by adam on June 10, 2014

With the increasing popularity of referral programs, it’s becoming increasingly clear, some companies just do it better than others. Remove the Sketch Effect One of my good friends kept sending me different invites to the extent I started considering marking (…)

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5 of the top B2B Growth Hacks of all time

by adam on December 11, 2013

#1 Free Tools Examples: Overall hubspot generates a staggering 1 million visitors and over 60,000 leads through their website each month through a combination of free tools and content marketing. Read more about how creating free tools can be (…)

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