Today I want to give you 10 growth hacks that really work. This collection of growth hacks comes from Thomas Schranz who’s the CEO of a company called Blossom.IO. I’ve taken his ideas and expanded it to make it relative to my audience, but I think these things really, really work.
Today I’m going to be talking about how to name your product or even company. Firstly, don’t go crazy about finding a name, and by that I mean a lot of people go spend weeks on this thing. And they do surveys, they go and run contests and spend lots of money on a branding agency.
Rene Banuelos and Jerry Rocco founders of 22Social recorded live from the Disruptware resort. We’re digging deep into their product as well as revealing some real insights into what they are doing to rapidly grow user acquisition.
A phrase I see everywhere is, “How do I get funding?” and it’s completely the wrong question that anyone should be asking. Instead you should be asking, “How do I get my first customer?” You only need one to get things moving.
Never ever customize your product, always productize. So here’s the situation you have your product out there, you’re an early stage startup and you’re starting to talk to a lot of customers and some really big enterprises are really interested in your solution.
On today’s show, I’m really excited to introduce someone called Al Bsharah who is the founder of a company called Embarke, which is all about email marketing and optimizing open rates and click throughs.
Today I want to talk about a really hot site that’s recently come out called useronboard.com. So useronboard.com is a creation by a guy called Samuel Hulick, and Samuel is a designer, a user experienced designer. And what he has done is created what’s called teardowns of really good products.
Today, I want to introduce you to Lars Lofgren who’s the growth manager for KISSmetrics. Now Lars is purely responsible for all the numbers on getting people through the front door. So everything in terms of optimization, conversions, the number of leads and all the metrics around that from the marketing team.
Today I’m going to answer a question that I had from a customer. Is it possible, ethical and feasible to take a piece of OpenSource software and sell that as your own? How can I monetize that? And, of course, you can do it, but you can’t do it directly against the software license because it is OpenSource.
Today I want to talk about why Freemium is probably the wrong pricing model for your SaaS product. So let’s just look at three reasons why Freemium probably won’t work.