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Startup Branding Powered by a Mascot


 

Sometimes you just need a colorful, charming mascot to stand out in a crowded space. Hear how Healthfinch’s Karen Hitchcock “put a bird on it.”…

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How to Convert Leads for Your Startup


 

It’s not enough to get leads to your startup, you need to convert them into customers. Matt Witt, CMO at M1 Finance, shares his best practices for success.…

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Get Startup Marketing a Seat at the Big-Kids’ Table


 

Is startup marketing a second-class citizen at your company? Want a seat at the big-kids table like you deserve? Here’s how to do it, according to Josh Dreller of 4C Insights.…

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How to Use PR for Startup Recruiting


 

When you pay attention to the world around you, like Dan Waidelich and the folks at Relativity (formerly kCura), you find creative ways to spotlight your growth. Here’s how they took advantage of the history-making Cubs World Series …

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Using Grassroots Marketing for Your Startup


 

Kickstarter is a powerful grassroots marketing platform for startups, and Alex Solomon from Chicago startup Tovala has figured out how to make it work. Here are his grassroots marketing tips for startups.…

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Here’s How I Used Data to Create Startup PR Gold


 

Unique and proprietary data is the killer app for startup PR – what you know about your business, your customers and the world around you.…

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Startup Sales: $40 Million in 3 Years to the Fortune 500


 

The Fortune 500 can be an intimidating target for startup sales, but Curiosity’s Michael Burke says his approach works every time.…

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Here’s the Truth About Growth Hacking (and It’s Not Pretty)


 

Everyone loves talking about growth hacking, but the truth is, it’s not always what it’s cracked up to be. Here’s Farmlog’s Kelsey Cohen and the truth about growth hacking.…

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How to Launch a Seven-Year Old Startup


 

What happens when your startup has some years under it, but you need to get some new excitement and attention? Courtney Jane Acuff of ItemMaster decided to just launch her startup again.…

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