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Sean Johnson discusses tactics and strategies for driving customer growth by optimizing each stage of the customer development funnel.



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    Sean Ellis

    over 7 years ago #

    Wow, this is a truly amazing deck. Love all the quotes.

    • BH

      ben hoffman

      over 7 years ago #

      ha! first i read your comment. then i thought, 'interesting. we'll see.' haha ive now spent two mins on slide #3 bc the quote is so powerful.`

      "most startups don't fail at building a product, they fail at acquiring customers."


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      Brian Cahak

      over 7 years ago #

      Wow is right! We've all seen too many great ideas fail to become businesses because the founders don't build customer factories (as Steve Blank calls them). I'm a mentor with Techstars Austin and I know of several portfolio companies that would LOVE this info. Thanks for posting.

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    Sai Koppala

    over 7 years ago #

    Truly amazing compilation. We @ TalentCove are starting our growth journey and the numerous tips her will save us a lot of time and money. THANK YOU.

  • NT

    Neeraj Thakur

    over 7 years ago #

    Nothing like reading a deck containing actionable pointers!

  • SH

    Samuel Hulick

    over 7 years ago #

    This is one of the best slide decks I've seen on growth, period. Very well done!

  • JB

    Justin Brooke

    over 7 years ago #

    Awesome! Just liked, pinned, and shared on Facebook.

  • ST

    Stefano Tresca

    over 7 years ago #

    Thanks Sean. I'm going to use a few slides with the startups I mentor/invest right now. Great kick!

  • AZ

    Anthony Zazo

    over 7 years ago #

    Great deck. Especially like the . . . in 90 seconds sections.

  • AH

    Alex Harris

    over 7 years ago #

    I had the opportunity to interview Sean on my video podcast related to Funnel Optimization, check it out at http://marketingoptimization.tv/14

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    Jason Miguel

    about 7 years ago #

    Loved it...

  • JM

    Jason Miguel

    about 7 years ago #

    this should be called lean startup for dummies... lol

  • GB

    George Bullock

    almost 7 years ago #

    This is one of the best decks I've read in 2014. Concise. Insightful. Actionable. Thanks for sharing, Everette!