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Will 2018 Mark The Death Of The Sales Development Representative?

There’s a lot of buzz right now about the possible death of the sales development representative (SDR). I even hear some claim the role is already …

Building a startup? Build an audience, first.

A few days ago I received an email from someone asking for advice on how to find a technical co-founder for his startup idea. My feedback:<p><b>Build an</b> …

Find and Share Spreadsheets

staff pick ðŸ‘�<p>0<p>Stock Portfolio Tracking Spreadsheet<p>Stock Portfolio Tracker is Investment Moats attempt at creating an online spread sheet that will …

Skimlinks’ Real-Life Acquisition, Nurture and Retention Journeys

Skimlinks is a monetization platform that helps 1.5 million online publishers turn commerce-related content into a substantial source of revenue and …

Digital Marketing

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Why Tokens are Eating the World

The title of this post pays homage to Marc Andreessen’s epic post in 2012, “Why Software is Eating the World.” Marc made some very interesting …

Bitcoin

Why Ethereum Projects don’t need Silicon Valley

HBO’s Silicon Valley does a pretty good job of lampooning the absurdity of The Bay Area’s startup circus. At the heart of satire though is always a …

Silicon Valley

The easiest way to create stunning product screenshots without using Photoshop

With Smartmockups App<br>you can easily present your digital projects in realistic environments.<p>“Definitely buying this tool… a great way to create …

Vertical AI Startups: Solving Industry-specific Problems by Combining AI and Subject Matter Expertise

Sales for Startups

A collection of tools to help you build the right connections and sell your product. Discover 45 curated products like Good Email Copy and Hunter …

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How to Evolve Lead Qualification as Your B2B Company Grows

There are numerous milestones to celebrate in the life of your company.<p>I remember the day when we implemented Google Analytics on our website at …

Amazon's global career site

Customer Obsession<p>Leaders start with the customer and work backwards. They work vigorously to earn and keep customer trust. Although leaders pay …

WTF is PMF? (part 1 of 2)

I’ve been fascinated by the concept of Product/Market Fit for quite some time. The reason why it’s such an interesting and important concept is that …

Introducing Playbooks: The Easiest Way To Get More Sales Meetings

There’s a whole new reason for marketing teams to love using Drift: Playbooks.<p>Playbooks are pre-packaged campaigns in Drift that are designed to help …

Marketing Automation

Working yourself to death isn't worth it, and Silicon Valley is starting to realize that

Silicon Valley has an overworking problem. And in many cases, it sees that problem as an asset, not a liability.<p>This isn’t a new trend. It’s been documented several times over the years. But over the last few weeks, it feels like there’s a new momentum to the concept, fueled by Silicon Valley …

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OKRs

It’s like goals served in a fractal manner. — Eric, founder of Pebble<p>Even with a stellar team, chock-full of strong expertise, it’s hard to create a …

Management

Lemonade's Crazy Market Share

It’s the craziest thing: in the State of New York, <b>Lemonade appears to have overtaken Allstate, GEICO, Liberty Mutual, State Farm</b> <b>and the others</b> in …

Should Startups Care About Profitability?

There are certain topics that even some of the smartest people I talk with who aren’t startup oriented can’t fully grok. One of them is whether …

Venture Capital

How to Use Smarter Content to Build Laser-Focused Lists of Qualified Prospects

Many companies invest a lot of time and money in content marketing. But very few are ever really successful with it. That’s because a lot of …

Content Marketing

What are UTM Parameters? The Secret to Tracking Marketing Campaigns

Most landing page URLs look like they were written by a guy who fell asleep on his keyboard before the job was done:<p>But these seemingly jumbled …

How a roadside rest stop inspired an entirely different approach to FAQs

Introducing the YesAQYears ago I was driving back to Chicago from Wisconsin. On the Illinois side there are a couple of rest stops over the tollway. …

Design

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How to Make $80,000 Per Month on the Apple App Store

It’s far easier than you think. No luck or perseverance necessary.<p>At WWDC, Apple reported that they’ve paid out $70 billion to developers, with 30% …

12 Ways ​That​ LinkedIn Uses Landing Pages to Generate Leads

Show Me The Top 10 Landing Page StylesSince LinkedIn boasts itself as the world’s largest professional network, it makes sense they want to help …

Web Design

7 SaaS KPIs You Need to Track in 2017

The software-as-a-service (SaaS) industry has experienced exponential growth over the past several years and shows no signs of decline. Even the …

SaaS

How Ethereum became the platform of choice for ICO’d digital assets

For most of the history of blockchain-based currencies and assets, the story has been all about Bitcoin. At a market capitalization of around $40 billion, it remains the most valuable cryptocurrency.<p>But with the rise of a new ‘chain on the — ahem — block, namely Ethereum, and new ways to fund the …

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