Posts Tagged ‘startup’

Supercharge Your Startup or Small Business With A New Top-Level Domain Name

Arielle Kimbarovsky | January 9th, 2017

Naming a startup or small business is tricky. The company’s name sets the tone for how customers and prospects perceive the company and is a critical part of the brand. Of course, you also want people to remember your brand, so there’s a lot of pressure to find the perfect name. When we name companies […]

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5 New Year’s Resolutions to Help Entrepreneurs Succeed In 2017

Arielle Kimbarovsky | January 2nd, 2017

With the New Year settling in, most of us can’t help but make that traditional list of resolutions. In a month when gym memberships are at an all time high, it’s easy to jump on the bandwagon and create a list of goals. This often happens right after we reflect on the past resolutions we […]

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The Secrets To Branding Your Small Business or Startup: What You Can Learn From The World’s Best Brands

Ross Kimbarovsky | December 1st, 2016

Entrepreneurs and small business owners typically don’t believe they can learn anything useful from the biggest and most successful companies in the world. After all, brand building at-scale is typically very different than brand building in the startup and small business world. Nevertheless, smart entrepreneurs and small business owners pay careful attention to important market […]

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Take your Professional Development to the Crowd

Nick Bowersox | October 7th, 2016

There’s no denying the power of the crowd when it comes to creative projects. At crowdSPRING, a community of over 190,000 creatives collaborates with businesses around the world to help them stand out with quality designs and copywriting on a daily basis. But can the crowd contribute to professional development? According to Jonathan Chan at Foundr […]

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How $10 and the iPhone 7 Earned This Startup 1.5 Million Visitors in a Day

Nick Bowersox | September 26th, 2016

Image credit: Apple When Apple held their Special Event keynote on September 7th, their live video stream garnered the highest-ever video traffic for an Apple event. In the days following the announcement, almost every technology publication, blogger, and influencer posted some kind of content related to the new iPhone. The phone’s release took over the news […]

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Can A Hoodie Increase Brand Equity?

Nick Bowersox | September 12th, 2016

Image credit: Twitch   In 2014, video streaming platform Twitch announced that they were launching their online store with one product: a purple zip-up hoodie with the Twitch logo on the left chest. To those outside the gaming world, it was just another hoodie. To attendees of gaming conventions and tournaments, it was a chance […]

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Launch Your Startup with an Infographic

Nick Bowersox | August 18th, 2016

Image credit: Everlane In 2011, it was relatively unknown that most designer tees are marked up as much as 10 times. In the traditional retail model, manufacturers normally double their cost before selling clothing to a retailer, who then doubles or triples the cost they paid. Ultimately, a $6 tee shirt can be sold to […]

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Startup Marketing: 5 Startups that changed their name (and why)

Nick Bowersox | July 28th, 2016

A lot of time can be spent choosing the perfect startup name. Conventional wisdom says that the name should be less than 10 characters, easy to remember, and the .com has to be acquirable. Startup names can be descriptive (PayPal), suggestive (Amazon), or even fanciful (Apple). Once you find the perfect name for your startup, […]

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