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freemium
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What Many SaaS Startups Get Wrong About Freemium

Freemium is an extremely popular pricing model for software products, and on paper it looks ideal. The theory is that you’ll entice new customers with a free subscription and withhold certain features for the paid version. Ideally, your free users will love your product so much that they’ll sign up for the paid version. What...
tech tools software
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8 Essential Tech Tools and Software for Managing Your Home Business

At approximately 15 million strong and making up a full half of all small enterprises in the U.S., home-based businesses are a major force driving both the local and national economy. If you’re like me, then starting your own business is a daunting task. There’s simply no way around it, you will need to invest...
free workshop
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How to Launch Your Product or Service Using a Free Workshop

When you are just starting your business, a great way to get new clients and create more awareness is simply by putting your skills out there. It can seem terrifying to do this for the first time, but the payoff is essential for the growth of your business. No matter what your business is, there’s...
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How This Startup Company Collected Over 20K Email Leads in One Month

There are so many ways to collect customer email addresses. Collecting emails by the boatload can be great, but only if they are targeted specifically to your demographic. So, the question is, how can you collect tons of targeted email addresses a month? This month, my company, Plate Crate, collected 24,887 email addresses through a...
subscription box
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Take These Essential Steps to Get Your First Subscription Box Sale

Subscription box businesses have become increasingly popular, following the massive success of some amazing brands like BarkBox, Butcher Box and about a thousand other problem solving companies that have made their mark while changing our consumer buying habits. With the popularity of subscription boxes still on the rise, there is plenty of opportunity for interested entrepreneurs...
email marketing
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5 Inventive Ways to Use Email Marketing to Boost Your ROI

If you’ve ever dipped your toes into the world of email marketing, you know that it’s often touted as having the best return on investment of any initiative you can take to boost leads and sales for your business.  But if you’re not a marketing expert yourself (maybe you’re a small business owner trying to...
digital marketing
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10 Best Free Digital Marketing Tools for Entrepreneurs

The internet is full of free digital marketing tools for entrepreneurs, like you, trying to take their business to the next level, without a hit to their bottom line. With so many powerful and free tools only a click away, what have you got to lose? Your personal information, that’s what. Most free tools, while...
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20 Free Tools to Jumpstart Your New Business in 2019

It's difficult to get your business off the ground when startup costs appear to be at an all time high. While this is true to a certain degree, there are ways entrepreneurs can work around some of these costs. One such way is by taking advantage of free business software whenever possible. Here, we’re going...
business services
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8 Business Services You May Be Paying for That You Can Get for Free

Looking to make some trims to your operational budget? Just getting started and need business solutions that won’t break the bank? There are a lot of bills that are unavoidable (utilities, suppliers, etc.) but today’s digital environment connects entrepreneurs with a variety of products that can help them run their business without adding to their...
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5 Tips for Creating a Startup Marketing Budget

You're off to a great start this year, and you’re ready to invest more in marketing your startup or small business. Only, you’ve never actually created a marketing budget, you’ve always sort of winged it. Let this be the year you get serious about your marketing plan and spending! Use these tips to help create a...
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7 Secret Weapons to Help You Bounce Back from Business Failure

When you’ve put all your time and energy into a business idea, seeing it fail can be a soul-crushing experience. It’s certainly not uncommon, though, and the rate of business failure gets higher with every year. You have only a 50/50 chance of hitting the five-year mark, and less than one-third of businesses make it...
e-commerce
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The 10-Day Plan for Launching an E-Commerce Startup

Successfully growing an e-commerce business requires careful consideration and due diligence. There’s obviously a lot of work that goes into planning and formulating an e-commerce business, but the real hustle comes when you’re ready to launch and start selling. The most important work comes between the time it takes you to buy a domain and...
Top digital marketing tools of 2016
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Year in Review: The Top Digital Marketing Tools of 2016

In today’s digital landscape, the term “digital marketing” covers such a wide variety of skills and information that it may seem impossible for a marketing manager in a startup or small business to succeed in this field. There are fantastic resources for marketing professionals to help grow a business and it is always important to...
Online tools
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7 Amazing Online Tools Every Startup Should Know About

Getting your business off the ground and growing it can seem daunting, so below are seven online tools that are sure to make it easier: Content Idea Generator Having a blog on your website is a great way of getting your name out there, showing off your industry-specific knowledge and building relationships with clients. This...
MailChimp
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MailChimp Targets Customers with Google AdWords

When MailChimp launched in 2001, email itself was fairly new to the public and email marketing was in its infancy. So MailChimp has grown up alongside the Internet, starting as an email service provider for small businesses and evolving into what VP of Marketing Tom Klein calls a “broad marketing platform.” With their own creative...
Work From Home
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The Best Tools to Work from Home (or Anywhere in the World)

Digital innovation has changed the way we do business. Now, organizations collaborate on a global scale, and many individuals have opted to take the freelance route, enabling them to work from home, or wherever else they like. But sometimes it’s impossible to find a place to work that allows you to concentrate, (and that has...