4 Checklists You Need to Hit Your Marketing Target

4 Marketing Checklists for Hitting Your Target

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Are you working towards a marketing goal? Building a marketing campaign to get there? Is there a set deadline and the desired results are clear? Perhaps, you’re also working with a defined budget. You’re in the right place. When running an online marketing campaign, you don’t want to reinvent the wheel. You want to focus on your actual product, while leveraging …

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How to Turn Business Strategy into Action

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Got a high-level idea of where your business should go?  Despite that, work still feels unclear? You often hear founders running around proud and even secretive of their startup ideas. It’s as if the idea is 90% of the value of the venture. “Startups Don’t Fail On Ideas, They Fail On Execution” is a typical headline, yet worth reiterating over and over. It’s way …

4 Business Goal Errors Goals to Avoid

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What are you pursuing these days? Does your team agree? To rally others and yourself towards a milestone, the goal has to be compelling. Plans are great, but they also have to be done right. Entrepreneurs with goals are better off than those without. Entrepreneurs with the right goals are far better than those on a fool’s errand. Here are 4 examples …

How To Pick Your Priority Pirate Metric

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Dave McClure’s Pirate Metrics have been the de facto way of viewing the SaaS funnel. Ok, but how do I choose what metric to focus on? You’re in the right place. Let’s go. Jaana Kulmala beautifully breaks down the specific measures that fall under each Pirate Metric: Now, how do I choose among these metrics? The answer is identifying your current bottleneck. …

How To Forecast Long Term Business Growth

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Starting a business? It’s natural to look at the long term. You’ll want to justify the opportunity cost of saying “no” to alternatives. Perhaps, like leaving a traditional job. Involved in fundraising or recruitment? You’ll also want to forecast the long term. You want to know if the venture is worth your time and money. Here’s the problem with the traditional business plan. They …

5 Tips for Setting Your Q2 2016 Growth Hacking Goals

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Welcome to the 2nd Quarter of 2016! Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Growth Hackers like you shouldn’t fly blind. “Growth” should be actionable rather than an ambiguous buzzword. Since your North Star is growing the business, you should know what it specifically means at any given time. Here are tips for setting your growth hacking goals at this time of the year. NOTE: Don’t …