Category: Early Stage Startups

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Planning Your 2017 B2B Marketing Budget? 4 Smart Investments for Growth

Posted In: Early Stage Startups, Marketing Strategy

With only a couple months left in 2016, you’re likely busy planning for next year – forecasting, setting goals, budgeting, and focusing on the strategic plan for 2017 (all while trying to finish out 2016 strong). Whether you are a start-up getting ready to scale up next year or a… Read More

5 New England Startups to Watch

Posted In: All, Early Stage Startups, Most Popular

New England is home to a long, and constantly growing list of tech startups. Startups spring to life from the passion of their founders, and they’re nurtured by the energy and commitment of their teams. Creative, original, and authentic, these small businesses strive to provide what they believe to be… Read More

Roundup: Top Startup Marketing Resources for Entrepreneurs

Posted In: Early Stage Startups, Lead Generation, Marketing 101, Social Media & Content Marketing

In today’s Age of Content, we have no shortage of reading material to help us get smarter about our professional endeavors.  For entrepreneurial leaders looking to get savvier about startup marketing, the challenge can be finding the time to sift through the myriad of information to focus on consuming content… Read More

Getting the Most Out of Your Customer Testimonials

Posted In: All, Early Stage Startups, Marketing 101, Messaging & Positioning

One of the biggest obstacles that many startups face early in their existence is establishing credibility.  While there are many ways to tackle this challenge, one of the most efficient and effective ways is the use of testimonials.  Few elements are more powerful in persuading a prospect to purchase your… Read More

Google Analytics: 4 Key Metrics to Optimize Your Website

Posted In: All, Early Stage Startups, Marketing 101, Most Popular, Tech Marketing

You finally have your startup’s website up and running. Now, you need to know if anyone is actually visiting your site and which pages they’re visiting most. This means that it’s time to incorporate Google Analytics (GA). Google Analytics opens doors for startups by acting as a useful, free, easy,… Read More

Startup Marketing that Matters (Data from our Latest Infographic)

Posted In: All, Early Stage Startups, Lead Generation, Social Media & Content Marketing

One of the hardest decisions for startup leaders to make is deciding which marketing activities will help them achieve their business goals and scale. We surveyed startup founders across a variety of stages and industries to learn which marketing activities resonated with them the most. This infographic aims to give… Read More

Life After Launch: The Startup Branding Experience

Posted In: All, Branding, Early Stage Startups

Startup Branding the Right Way For many startup founders who have recently launched their product into the market, the focus is still on product enhancements with little attention to the messages or images being portrayed about their product or business.  However, those entrepreneurs who grow to dominate their market have… Read More

Focus on Customers who Believe What You Believe

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This post was written by guest blogger, Adam McGowan.  Adam is CEO and Founder of Firefield, a company that serves startups, entrepreneurs, and businesses that are looking to take their vision to the next level. It was a Saturday afternoon in the middle of 2013. After a simple web search… Read More

4 Steps to Creating Content for your Lead Generation Programs

Posted In: All, Early Stage Startups, Lead Generation, Social Media & Content Marketing

Building a fit-to-purpose plan for creating content that suits your business. Chances are, if you’re a founder in the tech sector, you’ve likely heard of the term content marketing. Myriads of studies have explained the value of content marketing and proven it’s here to stay. But for any resource-constrained venture,… Read More

Marketing Resources: There is Such a Thing as Free Lunch

Posted In: All, Early Stage Startups, Marketing 101

Free marketing resources any startup leader can utilize Whoever says there’s no such thing as a free lunch clearly hasn’t explored the world of SaaS-based marketing resources.  When just getting ready to push an MVP out to the market, most startups don’t have much extra money to spend on marketing. … Read More