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The unexpected benefits of launching your product with a paywall

The unexpected benefits of launching your product with a paywall | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
Ramy Khuffash is the co-founder and Chief Lifelogger at Narrato.



It’s hard not to notice the shift from paid-up-front apps to free ones. Even Apple has made its OS X Mavericks ...
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Forget about generating billions: Why entrepreneurs should create $1,000 startups

Forget about generating billions: Why entrepreneurs should create $1,000 startups | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
Walter Chen is the founder and CEO of iDoneThis, the easiest way to share and celebrate what you get done at work, every day. On his downtime, he blogs about management, entrepreneurship, ...
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ShoeDazzle brings back its subscription model, cites increased engagement and customer satisfaction

ShoeDazzle brings back its subscription model, cites increased engagement and customer satisfaction | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
They’re baaaack! Subscriptions that is. Not across the board, mind you, because they never really left. Rather, subscriptions are back at ShoeDazzle, the fast fashion women's etailer that made the ...
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URBAN4M Founder & CEO to speak at TEDxCoconutGrove

URBAN4M Founder & CEO to speak at TEDxCoconutGrove | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
Looking forward to hearing our Founder and CEO, Hillit Meidar-Alfi speak at the upcoming #TEDxCoconutGrove, February 7th, 2014!
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Pain-Saving Insights From Seven Promising Startups

Pain-Saving Insights From Seven Promising Startups | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
Listen up, aspiring entrepreneurs: Your comrades would like to spare you some pain. Here are many wise words from seven up-and-coming wealth creators.
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The Importance of Realism in Startups

The Importance of Realism in Startups | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
I've done a lot of video interviews. This is one of my favorite if not my favorite outright.It's only 12 minutes long and if you're a first-time entrepreneur (or second time, frankly) I encourage you
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Weekend Read: Startup Stories Are Great Narratives, But Not Blueprints for Success

Weekend Read: Startup Stories Are Great Narratives, But Not Blueprints for Success | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
Everett CollectionGUEST MENTORS Joe Epstein and Nate Hindman, journalists: The pressures on digital editors that you’ve read about -- the reverence for page views, the ever-quickening deadlines -- hold true for journalists like us on the startup...
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Dealing with competitors without turning your product into Mr. Tumnus

Dealing with competitors without turning your product into Mr. Tumnus | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
This is the fifth in a PandoDaily weekly series that chronicles the experiences of a young entrepreneur as he bootstraps his startup. Read Part 1, "The less-than-glamorous life of a young entrepren...
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Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything

Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
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Why are celebrities drawn to investing in travel startups? - NBC News.com

Why are celebrities drawn to investing in travel startups? - NBC News.com | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
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Startups vow to eliminate passwords

Startups vow to eliminate passwords | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
Passwords are the single largest vulnerability in our modern lives -- there's a movement afoot to get rid of them
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Our First Web App - aboutPLACE.

Our First Web App - aboutPLACE. | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
We’re excited to announce our first web app, aboutplace (http://aboutplace.co), scheduled to launch in Beta later this year. Our first version of aboutPLACE is a consumer focused app that we create...
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"Either you will be a global company, or you won't be a company"

"Either you will be a global company, or you won't be a company" | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
Our PandoMonthly with Fred Wilson was one of our most popular so far, and it was brought to you by Smartling -- a company that makes it possible to adapt your website into multiple different langua...
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Startups Need To Embrace Zero Paid Media Marketing - Forbes

Startups Need To Embrace Zero Paid Media Marketing - Forbes | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
Startups Need To Embrace Zero Paid Media Marketing
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New products and startups often require a culture shift to drive acceptance, which can best be accelerated by zealots or a visible chief disciple, like Steve Jobs.
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Refinery29 ditches commerce, raising $20 million to double down on content

Refinery29 ditches commerce, raising $20 million to double down on content | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
Well, that was a fun experiment. Last year fashion site Refinery29 made a big push into "content and commerce," which was the buzzword du jour for any digital company offering either. At the time, ...
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Babson College Here We Come

Our CEO, Hillit Meidar-Alfi, will be speaking to entrepreneurs next week at Babson College at the Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab
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Postmortem of a Venture-backed Startup

Postmortem of a Venture-backed Startup | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
For those unfamiliar, Sonar Media Inc. was a mobile app created to help make the world a friendlier place. Our mobile ap…
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I’ll tell you mine if you tell me yours! SocialCrunch turns consumer curiosity into marketing insight gold

I’ll tell you mine if you tell me yours! SocialCrunch turns consumer curiosity into marketing insight gold | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
It’s amazing what you can get someone to reveal in exchange for a little insight about friends. This is the central premise behind Chicago’s gamified big data startup SocialCrunch. The one-year-old...
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Five Ways to Innovate Faster

Five Ways to Innovate Faster | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
One of the most common complaints senior executives have about disruptive innovation is its seemingly snail-like pace.
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Cloud-based startups: Get noticed!

Cloud-based startups: Get noticed! | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
Here's your chance to showcase your product/service in front of 500-plus business and IT execs, investors, and press.
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Planning to launch a startup? Launch your kindergarten startup first

Planning to launch a startup? Launch your kindergarten startup first | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
It has happened more than once. Somebody out of the blue contacts me, and at breakneck speed explains “the next Facebook idea." Okay, so they don’t exactly say that, but that’s what they want me to...
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The 20 Startups Marissa Mayer Acquired at Yahoo

The 20 Startups Marissa Mayer Acquired at Yahoo | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
In just 13 months, Marissa Mayer has boosted Yahoo's acquisition count by nearly 25%, from 66 to 86 companies.
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User-generated content becomes the ad campaign: Olapic raises $5M Series A

User-generated content becomes the ad campaign: Olapic raises $5M Series A | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
User-generated content bombards us everyday. On Facebook we see all the companies our friends "Like." Brands display users' Instagrams. Companies respond to tweets, your friends' reviews on Yelp, a...
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Why It's Better To Sell A Startup For $20 Million Instead Of $200 Million

Why It's Better To Sell A Startup For $20 Million Instead Of $200 Million | Startup Scoop | Scoop.it
Why it's better to be more like Mike Arrington than Arianna Huffington.
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