Alexander Bickov

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App Development Roadmap: The Story of the Avocados App

Pokemon Go generated $1 billion in revenues last year. Candy Crush (King) was acquired by Blizzard for almost $6 billion. Snap has a market …

Startup Lab workshop: Cohort analysis

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What Does the Future of Content Marketing Look Like? (Spoiler: Still Less Content)

Pageview data can be easily pulled from Google Analytics, do this analysis yourself and let me know what you find.<p>There are a few reasons why I think …

TOP 7 Killer Marketing Tips To Win Over Generation C

It is no doubt that the new and emerging <b>Generation C</b>, digital natives and exceptionally tech-savvy population, creates new challenges for …

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IMF Head Foresees the End of Banking and the Triumph of Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin "puts a question mark on the fractional banking model we know today."<p>In a remarkably frank talk at a Bank of England conference, the Managing …

Paying $15 to Send $25 Has Bitcoin Users Rethinking Practicality

Ryan Charles recently switched his business, the social platform Yours Inc., from using bitcoin -- simply because he couldn’t afford it.<p>Fees for …

How You Can Stay Human in a World of Digital Selling

By living the day-to-day life of your clients, you can glean insights that are impossible to see from your side of the aisle.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Anyone who's ever sold a home looks forward to the closing date. Few, however, enjoy handing over thousands of …

12 Startup Beliefs That Are Complete Bullsh*t

How many of these are holding you back from starting or scaling?<p>#1 — If you aren’t in Silicon Valley you can’t build a big business because there’s a …

Photos: Inside one of the world’s largest bitcoin mines

One of the world’s largest bitcoin mines is located in the SanShangLiang industrial park on the outskirts of the city of Ordos, in Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region that’s part of China. It’s 400 miles from China’s capital, Beijing, and 35 miles from the the city of Baotou. The mine is just off …

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Step By Step Guide to Make $10 Million And Then Totally Blow It

<b>$70 million was a lot of money for me at the time. And I couldn’t sleep at night until I gave back every dollar to the people who gave it to me.</b><p>I was …

8 PR Strategies for Bootstrapped Startups

Public Relations (PR) is a crucial aspect of building successful businesses in the 21st century.<p>PR can be defined as <b>strategic communication efforts</b> …

How Two Brothers Turned Seven Lines of Code Into a $9.2 Billion Startup

Now, Stripe’s Patrick and John Collison are teaming with Amazon to grab even more control over the global flow of commerce.<p>Every day, Americans spend …

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How Successful People Think

Listen, this is such a fascinating conversation for me because I think I have real perspective. Some of the greatest entrepreneurs in the world …

8 Great Examples of Using Chatbots for Growth

Maybe you consider them a fad. Or a cheap gimmick. Or something better suited for tweens and teens.<p>Look closer. And don’t be fooled by the first part …

Data Strategy vs Data Dashboard. What’s the difference?

Businesses are now under a torrent of data, and companies of all sizes are not turning this into a strategic asset. The lack of a data strategy is …

How to Build a Growth Team For Your Startup

On the show today, Fareed Mosavat shares his experiences on growth teams for Slack, Instacart, and RunKeeper. We learn from his approach but also …

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The Future of Marketing / Alexander Wang Campaign

I’ve been talking for years about how messaging is going to change marketing, and it’s starting to happen right now.<p>Messaging is the Future<p>The future …

Write Your Mobile App With a Graph Database backend

Out-of-the-box Database HTTP REST API and E-Commerce App<p>Mobile apps are growing, literally. Our apps and devices add more functionality, components, …

The 5 Ways We Build Trust on a Fully Remote Team and Why It’s So Valuable

“How do you know that people are actually working if you’re all at home?”This is a question many of us get asked at Buffer. We’re a fully remote in …

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If You Just Changed Your Company’s Name, Don’t Forget This One Crucial Step

In the early days of your startup, you may go through a name change or two. Don’t worry: it’s more common than you might think. Creativity strikes at …

Will URL Shorteners Help or Hurt Your Site’s Functionality and SEO? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you’ve landed on this article, there’s no need for me to explain to you the importance of search engine optimization (SEO) and performance in …

10 Ways to Ensure That Your Content Goes Viral – Alex @Bickov – Medium

That slippery, elusive goal: viral marketing.<p>With social media platforms emerging as the most important tools for internet marketers, the concept of …

12 Free Apps to Improve the Three Most Important Aspects of Your Life

There’s an app for everything nowadays, from tracking steps to tracking Pokemon. A good app offers some level of added utility to your day-to-day …