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The Startup Guide For Talking To The Press

The Startup Guide For Talking To The Press | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it
Giving a great interview isn't the same as delivering a pitch. Journalists have no interest in promoting your business.
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Leland Sandler's curator insight, November 5, 2015 11:06 AM

Talking to the media can help expand your company’s reach and introduce your brand to new audiences. However, it is important to make sure you are saying the right things. Here is a great guide for startups to effectively talk to the press.

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What I learned from being the only woman at a startup

What I learned from being the only woman at a startup | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

I had to fight to get my co-workers to care about stories that affected women — but eventually I won.

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Startup Success: Why Everything Must Work Out In Your Favor - Techstars

Startup Success: Why Everything Must Work Out In Your Favor - Techstars | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

Last week I talked to a young, first time founder. Before we even talked about Techstars, he said, “You know what, we have raised a little bit of cash, we have a good advisor, we are probably okay, we don’t need an accelerator.”


You cannot imagine how much I cringe when I hear that kind of statement.

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Dangers of a Startup Becoming Too Startuppy

There can be no doubt that startups mark a new era in the world of business. We are currently living in the early days of this new business reality as young new companies from all over the world launch their products and services, changing our everyday lives and making innovation the currency of the future.


Its most important asset.

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100 Marketing Growth Hacks Learned from 5 Years as a Startup

100 Marketing Growth Hacks Learned from 5 Years as a Startup | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

As of writing this, I’m currently a part of a startup that’s grown to over 250k unique pageviews a month, and over 300k signups to date.


And while I’m happy to say that we’re on a good track, the path to that marketing success wasn’t glamorous. It was paved with hundreds of failed A/B tests, too many unopened emails to count, and heaps of traffic that wouldn’t convert.

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Don’t Expect New Crowdfunding Rules to Create a Startup Boom

Don’t Expect New Crowdfunding Rules to Create a Startup Boom | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

Seed funding isn’t in short supply.

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7 Things Investors & Founders Need to Know about the Japan Startup Ecosystem

7 Things Investors & Founders Need to Know about the Japan Startup Ecosystem | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

This April, 500 Startups hosted our Geeks On A Plane (GOAP) tour here in Tokyo. For those that don’t know, GOAP is an invite-only tour for startups, investors,

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The David S. Rose Reading List for High-Growth Startups - Bplans Blog

The David S. Rose Reading List for High-Growth Startups - Bplans Blog | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

Reading lists are dime a dozen, but reading lists focused on rapid-growth startup businesses? Not so much. Here are serial entrepreneur David Rose's picks.

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating Video Content That Can Help Your Startup Sizzle

The Ultimate Guide to Creating Video Content That Can Help Your Startup Sizzle | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

Video will soon account for 80% of all Internet traffic (Cisco research) and there’s no doubting that a good video can dramatically boost conversion rates.

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6 Surprising Ways for Growth Hacking Your Digital Startup to Success - Cox Blue

6 Surprising Ways for Growth Hacking Your Digital Startup to Success - Cox Blue | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it
There was no turning back. They had little food, disease was taking its toll and the instructions he had been handed were clear. It was a point of no return. Hernan Cortez was on the shores of the Atlantic.

He gave the order “Burn the boats“. The result.

Success.
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What Founders Should Expect From Marketing

What Founders Should Expect From Marketing | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

What role does marketing play in a successful startup? We look at companies who use marketing well and how you can follow their playbook for success.

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Now Anyone With $2,000 Can Invest in a Startup

Now Anyone With $2,000 Can Invest in a Startup | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

New rule changes from the SEC will now allow anyone with a minimum $2,000 investment to gain equity stake in a small company.

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10 data security mistakes to avoid as a startup

10 data security mistakes to avoid as a startup | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

10 entrepreneurs answer the question: What's the biggest mistake you see tech startups making in terms of data security right now and why?

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Top 22 Tips for Early Statups

Top 22 Tips for Early Statups | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

Early startups have a unique opportunity, you can go in with the research done and a firm strategy in place that's agile to overcome the unique challenges of selling your product, service or solution.

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17 Working Growth Hacking Strategies to Get Customers For Free

17 Working Growth Hacking Strategies to Get Customers For Free | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

Learn 17 unique growth hacking tactics for attracting more customers to your business without spending too much time or money.

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10 Ways to De-risk your Startup

10 Ways to De-risk your Startup | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

Quitting your job to launch a startup can be a daunting decision, particularly if your tolerance for risk is not very high. It’s still possible to be a successful, self-funded entrepreneur and take calculated rather than extreme risks - I know because I’ve done it! Here are my top recommendations.

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How To Grow Your Startup Past the Incubator Stage

How To Grow Your Startup Past the Incubator Stage | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

Growing your startup past the incubator stage can be tricky, but here are a few tips to be on the road towards growing your startup the right way.

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Can The Law Of Attraction Apply To Your Startup? - DICKYBIRD

Can The Law Of Attraction Apply To Your Startup? - DICKYBIRD | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

Learn about the law of attraction to help you stay focused on positive outcomes when working on your startup, this will make successful outcomes more likely

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Telltale Signs Your Startup Might Be Doomed Before It Even Launches

Telltale Signs Your Startup Might Be Doomed Before It Even Launches | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

When people launch a new business, they do so with high hopes and expectations. What they don't want to happen is for their new enterprises to fail.

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How to find the right cofounder for your startup

How to find the right cofounder for your startup | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

Finding the perfect cofounder can be make or break for your startup.

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Is A/B Testing A Good Idea for SaaS Startups?

Is A/B Testing A Good Idea for SaaS Startups? | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

Tomasz Tunguz is a venture capitalist at Redpoint and writes about startups, fund raising, SaaS companies, and best practices for founders.

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Top 5 priorities for a startup CEO (in order) — The Startup — Medium

Top 5 priorities for a startup CEO (in order) - The Startup - Medium

When advising or mentoring startup founder-CEO’s, or when governing my own priorities as the CEO of mParticle, here is the basic framework that I use to sort through all the things I need to prioritize and balance. This isn’t exhaustive and other people may think about things differently, and as always I reserve the right to be wrong but, this is just how I do it. So here are what I believe to be the top 5 things a startup CEO needs to do, in this order.

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The 'F' Word Everyone in the Startup World Knows

The 'F' Word Everyone in the Startup World Knows | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

The sixth annual Boulder Startup Week is upon us, and it’s a big week, indeed. Nestled against the Flatirons, Boulder boasts the nation’s highest density of startups per capita. In honor of Boulder’s can-do tech culture, we wanted to celebrate a salient part of the startup world that no one likes to talk about: failure.

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Your on-demand startup won't be around in five years without these three things

Your on-demand startup won't be around in five years without these three things | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

The supposed startup “bubble” and the on-demand economy are two of Silicon Valley’s most common discussion topics right now. VCs, media, and executives are all talking about them, and one of the most popular arguments is that the on-demand economy will be the first casualty of a bubble that is allegedly starting to burst.

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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, May 16, 3:07 PM

What does it take to make your #on-demand #startup succeed?

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Today Is A Historic Day For Startup Investing, And Some Entrepreneurs Are Worried

Today Is A Historic Day For Startup Investing, And Some Entrepreneurs Are Worried | Startup - Growth Hacking | Scoop.it

Despite the headlines, some people think the new SEC investing rules may do more harm than good.

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