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Company Culture

25 Keys to Startup Success & Founder’s Success

Today we’re discussing 25 keys to startup success because only 10% of startups succeed overall and that means 90% of startups fail. Moreover, 75% of venture-backed startups fail, and our goal at StartupDevKit is to empower everyone to be as

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Growth

7 Ways to Use Twitter to Grow Your Startup’s Tribe

If you’re looking to make an impact on Twitter and get more sales for your startup, then you’re going to want to learn Twitter marketing strategies to grow your business. Twitter is one of the most popular marketing channels to

Conversion Rate Optimization

4 Steps to Optimizing for Clicks and Conversions with Google Adwords

When it comes to optimizing conversions with Google Adwords, there are four steps that you’ll learn about in this post. When properly implemented, these steps will enable you to create better ads that convert more visitors into leads and/or more

Growth

How to Raise Venture Capital for Early-Stage Startups

Knowing when to seek venture capital (VC) and how to do it are two of the most important things to know before when approaching investors for any investment. Many startups are trying to fundraise the wrong way and they’re wasting

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Growth

14 Viral Marketing Tools to Get Traffic and Leads Fast

Viral marketing tools are one of the best ways to get traffic and leads and within your niche fast. What’s great about viral marketing is the huge impact it has in generating buzz for your business or startup that can

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Analytics

34 Types of Startup Metrics to Measure (with Examples)

Startup metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) are important to understand and keep track of so your startup can measure, analyze, and grow your business using data, rather than blindly trying to grow. But not all key performance indicators were

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Founder Success

Raising Venture Capital: What Startups Need Before Fundraising

Startups often approach raising venture capital (VC) prematurely by attempting to talk to investors about their idea.  They think they have the next billion-dollar startup idea, but they have nothing to show for it because it’s just an idea. There

Content Marketing

14 Startup Marketing Strategies to Use on Social Media

Social media marketing is more important for startups now than ever before and creating the right strategy can make or break your ability to succeed with your startup. With social media network sizes in the billions of users, we have

Business Development

How to Write a Great Startup Executive Summary

This is a best-practices guide to learn how to write a great startup executive summary for your startup or business and you can get a template for writing an executive summary too. There are two main purposes for writing an

Co-Founders

How to Create a Startup Culture of Excellence

Startup culture starts at the very beginning of a startup’s creation before it’s even a company through the founders’ vision of how it should be run. However, if a startup doesn’t have a formal approach to startup culture yet, then

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Business Development

10 Key Lead Generation Strategies to Grow Your Startup Fast

I wrote this post for people who are looking to find lead generation strategies and tactics for their business or startup. This post will help you in building your sales pipeline and learn key lead generation strategies for email list

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Hiring / Recruiting

10 Rules for Building a Disruptive Technology Startup

Creating a disruptive technology with your startup, a startup that aims to change the world, is not an easy task. But this article shows you the ten rules to follow for creating disruptive technology and a disruptive startup overall. However,

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Growth

The Top 30 High Traffic Startup Directories for Promoting Startups

We found the best startup directories with higher traffic so you don’t waste your time on low-traffic directories. Almost every one of the online startup directories in this post’s list is comprised of thousands of other startups and tech enthusiasts.

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Hiring / Recruiting

15 Best Freelance Websites to Hire Top Talent

Startups, whether bootstrapped or not, usually rely on freelancers and contractors in some form. Whether it’s programming, design, virtual assistance, or something else, it helps when you can hire talent quickly and confidently. That’s why we put together this list

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Beta Testing

The 17 Best Desktop and Mobile App Beta Testing Sites

Searching to find a list of all of the beta testing sites for testing your startup’s app was tough, but not anymore! That’s why I scoured Google and made a list of all of the desktop and mobile app beta

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