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The Rise of the Detractor Persona

We all have a type. Usually you know what she looks like. You may have met her once or twice. Your friends…

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21 Free or Almost Free Marketing Tools for Startups (that they actually use)

I work with quite a few venture backed tech startups so I have a very good perspective in terms of the tools…

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The Tension Between Sales And Marketing Is VERY VERY Real

There is no single job inside of a company that is more customer facing, has more risk, more glory and more downside,…

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70% Of Startups Fail. How Not To Become A Statistic.

Working directly with VCs and venture backed startups, I’m keen on what generally causes startups to fail, and succeed. The actual failure…

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Cheers To The Badass Mompreneurs

With Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday, I’ve been thinking about founders of companies, and in particular, Mom founders. Most of what…

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In The High-Speed Pursuit of Revenue, Speed Kills

Frequently, I’m asked to advise startups by their VC or CEO. In most cases the company tried a lot of marketing programs…

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