As a business, it’s not enough to live within your means. Entrepreneurs should also know how to manage their time, finances and human resources well. It doesn’t happen overnight. Being successful is about making the right product, communicating the right message, offering flawless customer service and sustaining a great team. And hitting home run on all these fronts is tricky. No matter what anyone says, there is no secret recipe for success. Over half of startups out there can’t make it past their fifth year on the market. Why is that? Simply put, they make a number of mistakes which we’ll try to dissect in this post.
Early adopters play a crucial role in achieving PMF and growth at scale. This article is about why they are so important, how to get them, and what to do with them. I also show you - The proven tactics of unicorns to acquire early adopters - How Dropbox went from 5,000 beta waiting list subscribers to 75,000 in one day - How to use Facebook and LinkedIn groups for massive traffic spikes - What markeri.io did differently the second time they launched to get 3,000 sign-ups
Doing things that don't scale is a critical part of early growth for any company. These are the best articles on the tactics startups and new businesses can use to gain early traction in a market and acquire their first customers. Startup marketers can learn how to get their first customers for any type of business.
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