Crowdfunding SEO Advice From AngelList

Steve Reich

Then Dustin shifted to “crowdfunding SEO” — how to get discovered, understood, and funded on AngelList. It was classic SEO advice, but applied to the world of AngelList. Angel Investing Crowdfunding Incubators and Accelerators angel investing angellist crowdfunding incubators LaunchPadLA sam teller southern california accelerators

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Angel Investing Skill 2 – Domain Knowledge

Both Sides of the Table

This is the second article in a series on what it takes to be a great angel investor (and why this should matter to entrepreneurs). And we all know that Ron Conway is considered the savviest of angel investors and yet by definition not all of his investments succeed.

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Map of VC Investments

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Friday, March 9, 2007 Map of VC Investments Found this Map of 2006 VC Investments post. Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller SEO for Startups Startup Version 1.0

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How This Entrepreneur Raised $28,000 Using Airbnb to Fund Her Startup

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She actually IS the prototypical entrepreneur. But Tracy did what entrepreneurs do. One of the many things you become expert at when you launch your own company and have no money is SEO. Tracy studied SEOMoz and several other online sources of SEO tips.

A Blog Can Be A Startup’s Most Valuable Investment

Startup Professionals Musings

With the an estimated 150K new websites and 7M new pages added to the Internet every day, the biggest challenge for every entrepreneur is to get found, and get some credibility for a new startup.

You Don’t Need to be Rich to be an Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

Do basic Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Marketing (SEM) yourself. As a result, being an entrepreneur in now within the financial reach of almost everyone. rich entrepreneur founder startup costs business

Social Media Marketing Should Not Be Used Alone Today

Startup Professionals Musings

Entrepreneurs and startups often ask if they should select only social media for marketing, or stick with digital media, or just count on traditional media. These give good customer connection and SEO. business digital media entrepreneur social media startup

7 Keys To Utilizing A Blog To Drive Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Blogs help because sites that update data frequently get higher SEO rankings. Finally, if you don’t have the time, energy, or skills to write a blog, it may be a good investment to hire a ghost writer, or hand the job over to your marketing executive. blog business entrepreneur startu

7 Steps To A Winning Social Media Marketing Campaign

Startup Professionals Musings

The first thing that entrepreneurs need to realize is that the process and framework for making social media marketing work are different from traditional marketing, and trial and error certainly doesn’t work. Measuring is all about return-on-investment (ROI).

Understanding the Underbelly of Online Marketing & Why You’ll Lose if You Don’t

Both Sides of the Table

The starting point of product IS marketing, which is what a lot of young entrepreneurs that never studied business don’t realize. How do people drive SEO growth?

5 Steps To Effective Marketing With Converged Media

Startup Professionals Musings

Entrepreneurs and startups often ask if they should select only social media for marketing, or stick with digital media, or just count on traditional media. These give good customer connection and SEO. converged media entrepreneur fusion marketing Lon Safko

Interview With Mike Mothner, Wpromote On Growth, Acquisitions

socalTECH

The area which probably is really attuned to your readers, is we also serve many mid-market, growth oriented companies that are looking to grow and acquire customers, with paid and earned digital channels, paid search, paid media, social, email, and organic SEO, as well as digital PR and content. We're not the vendor that does SEO, and not the vendor that does paid search, we're their marketing vendor. We've been bootstrapped from the beginning, and never taken outside investment.

Why The Haters are Wrong About Growth Hacking

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In essence Muhammad thinks the “growth hacking” is a charlatan term for online marketing that consists of a bunch of everyday tasks that all online businesses should be doing: SEO, SEM, Content Marketing, Social Media, Referral Marketing, etc.

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Interview with Skyler Lucci, HeyTutor

socalTECH

We were able to boot strap the company on only $800, and scaled it to millions in revenues without investment, because of the efficiency of our marketing. After you've done that, and see that it is working, as an entrepreneur, you really start to believe in your product. Anyway, one day we said, holy sh*t, we either need to get some investment or scale back on this. I did a cold outreach to Kevin, and funny enough, he told me something like SEO would never work.

The Cost Equation for a Startup is Better Than Ever

Startup Professionals Musings

Do basic Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Marketing (SEM) yourself. As a result, being an entrepreneur in now within the financial reach of almost everyone. entrepreneur startup investor cost equation business

Guerilla Marketing, Brad Feld Style

InfoChachkie

Serial entrepreneur, venture investor and startup accelerator pioneer Brad Feld has notoriously mocked traditional marketing throughout his career. When the entrepreneur is obsessed with the product and the company has organized all of its activities around that, it’s very powerful.”.

7 Keys to Positive Results Utilizing Social Media

Startup Professionals Musings

The first thing that entrepreneurs need to realize is that the process and framework for making social media marketing work are different from traditional marketing, and trial and error certainly doesn’t work. Measuring is all about return-on-investment (ROI).

Don’t Limit Your Startup Marketing To Social Media

Startup Professionals Musings

Entrepreneurs and startups often ask if they should use social media for marketing, digital media, or traditional media. Every business should look at its cost of customer acquisition (COCA) and return on investment (ROI) twice a year and after each campaign.

Why You Should Give Before You Get

Both Sides of the Table

But less as a complaint and more as advice to younger networkers, the more you invest in relationships the more you will get when you need. One of the most common questions I hear from first-time entrepreneurs is, “How do I meet angels?”

7 Steps to Productive Business Use of Social Media

Startup Professionals Musings

The first thing that entrepreneurs need to realize is that the process and framework for making social media marketing work are different from traditional marketing, and trial and error certainly doesn’t work. Measuring is all about return-on-investment (ROI).

Do VC Platforms Make Sense?

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While firms define platforms differently, let’s just say they are the services that a VC offers outside of investment capital and partner time on boards or providing intros. As a starting point you have to realize that investment firms (which a VC is) have management needs.

Get to Know Richard de Silva of Highland Capital

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I took the opportunity this past week to publish summary notes of some of the VCs and entrepreneurs I had interviewed on This Week in VC. He does not bring his Blackberry to meetings and hopes to give entrepreneurs the same respect he wanted.

Every Consultant Needs a Blog More Than a Website

Startup Professionals Musings

Blogs help because sites that update data frequently get higher SEO rankings. Finally, if you don’t have the time, energy, or skills to write a blog, it may be a good investment to hire a ghost writer, or hand the job over to your marketing executive.

Why Your Marketing Campaign Sucks

Both Sides of the Table

But through expressing points-of-view I can raise above the consciousness of my customers (entrepreneurs and limited partners who invest in VC funds) in ways that I couldn’t without breaking through the noise of the hundreds of others of VCs who also have money.

Entreprenuer Network

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Thursday, March 1, 2007 Entreprenuer Network Great post by Ben Kuo - The Importance of the “Network&# to Entrepreneurs - the informal connections between people in the technology industry here who have a vested interest in helping entrepreneurs take their companies to the next level. Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller SEO for Startups Startup Version 1.0

How Startups Can Use Metrics to Drive Success

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How many adds came through organic SEO? For example, if you have developers, content people or SEO folks working on SEO programs you’ll need to allocate their time / costs to this effort. SEO is seldom “free.”. You Manage What you Measure.

Indianapolis is the “It Place” to Start a Startup?

Tech Zulu Event

Being an entrepreneur is about, “The journey through the ‘NO’ to get to the YES’ ” said by Ryan Caldbeck, CEO of CircleUp , on a panel at the Connections Conference in Indianapolis.

Pour And Stir II – Managing Your Cost Per Customer

InfoChachkie

As Marketing Guru Guy Gabriel of Idea Engineering points out in Max Brand , viral marketing has made many an entrepreneur terminally ill. Such Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is modern-day snake oil. Affiliates invest the up-front marketing expenses required to attract customers.

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How to Decrease the Odds That Your Startup Fails

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In our industry we applaud the efforts for entrepreneurs to have tried and we know that today’s failure can bring the experience for tomorrow’s success. For example, if you’re going to build a travel planning website (as many, many startup entrepreneurs do) your basic research would be: How much do people spend on travel books / guides today? What would it take in investments to acquire and retain traffic to support these businesses?

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Realistic Entrprenuers Guide to Venture Capital

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, March 20, 2007 Realistic Entrprenuers Guide to Venture Capital Seths guide is worth reading - The realistic entrepreneurs guide to venture capital Posted byTony Karrer at 2:43 PM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning.

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7 Strategies For Beating The Failure Odds Online

Startup Professionals Musings

If your web site is not optimized for search engines (SEO), all your online content and marketing efforts are wasted. Key measurements should always include return on investment, and visibility to the targeted audience. entrepreneur failure odds online startup strategies

5 Steps to Successful Marketing With Multiple Media

Startup Professionals Musings

Entrepreneurs and startups often ask if they should use social media for marketing, digital media, or traditional media. Every business should look at its cost of customer acquisition (COCA) and return on investment (ROI) twice a year and after each campaign.

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Sustainable Strategies for Internet Startup Success

Startup Professionals Musings

If you web site is not optimized for search engines (SEO), all your online content and marketing efforts are wasted. Key measurements should always include return on investment, and visibility to the targeted audience. It seems like everyone has an Internet startup these days.

For a Services Business, a Blog Trumps a Website

Startup Professionals Musings

Blogs help because sites that update data frequently get higher SEO rankings. Finally, if you don’t have the time, energy, or skills to write a blog, it may be a good investment to hire a ghost writer, or hand the job over to your marketing executive.

What I Would Look for When Choosing a VC – Knowing What I Know Now?

Both Sides of the Table

SEO marketing vs. social marketing. Fred Wilson wrote perfectly about sticking with struggling investments. Most entrepreneurs I encounter seem to make their decisions more on perceived brand, past successes and ability to intro. Picking a VC is hard.

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