3 Explosive Ways to Get Users For Your Startup Without a Budget

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Apart from product development, customer acquisition is one of the toughest stages of building a startup. The customer acquisition phase can determine whether your startup will take off or will be among the many that will never be known. Today, getting traction for startups is more difficult even with “TechCrunch”, “Mashable” and “VentureBeat” still around. Getting Crunched or Mashed is …
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21 marketing tips from startups that bootstrapped their way to success

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When building your startup, you have two options; raise funds or bootstrap. The business plan way of raising money for your venture still has its place. However, intense competition among startups makes raising funds a long shot for most entrepreneurs. For the most part, you will be better off bootstrapping your startup until you have …
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The Bootstrapper’s guide to first 1000 trial signups

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After hundreds or thousands of hours of coding, long coffee nights and irregular sleeping patterns, your product is finally ready. You are eager to show it to the world, get people to start paying for it, and at least get a payoff for all your hard work. Heck, you may also be eyeing some VC …
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Benefits of Co-Working Spaces for Startups

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Most tech startup successes have humble beginnings. We have all heard stories of the brilliant founder who starts his company at his home garage or basement, makes something great, finds a partner and goes on to conquer the world. In the very early stages of your startup, working from a garage or basement can be …
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The State and Challenges of #SaaS in 2014

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I came across a slide from Compass on the State of SaaS in 2014 and I found it insightful on the challenges most SaaS companies face. The SaaS industry is still less than two decades old. However, the growth and opportunities of the industry are clear. The successes of early SaaS players like Salesforce, WuFoo and others …
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#SaaS Customer Service Doesn’t Have To Be Hard. Read These 6 Tips #custserv

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Without a doubt, technology businesses are competitive. However, competition among SaaS providers is at another level given the many players in the industry targeting fairly similar prospects. In a bid to acquire users fast, most SaaS companies concentrate on marketing and sales, forgetting about their existing customers. The result is usually more spending on the …
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9 Facts Everyone Should Know About #Saas Business

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As more businesses move towards adopting cloud solutions, it is important to know some facts about SaaS before you build your product. Below are nine facts you should know about SaaS: 1. Maintaining a healthy balance is a must During the early stages of your SaaS startup, you will often have to wear different hats. …
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