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The ultimate visual guide to AppSumo Chief Noah Kagan

At GrowthMonk, our goal is to help startups grow week on week. In this mission, we publish a fortnightly business magazine for growth seeking entrepreneurs. The magazine is called ScaleUp and features interviews of

Our journey to reach 5000 monthly ScaleUp magazine subscribers

We love talking to entrepreneurs from around the world and learning from their successes and failures. The wisdom that we have collected over time has taught us few good lessons. We realized that apart

Overnight Success, Myth or reality?

Most of us have played Angry Birds game or seen people playing it on their mobile phones. It is so addictive that you just can’t play once. You keep want to attack those pigs again and again

Need success? Fake it till you make it

Reddit is an entertainment, social networking and news sharing site started in 2005. Registered community members share news, links and articles across hundred’s of communities like science, technology, business etc. Founded by Steve Huffman and Alexis

Make customers happy, they will love you back!

In 2009, a guest checked into the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. While opening the luggage, she realized that she’d forgotten a pair of her favorite shoes. She had purchased the

No money for startup marketing. What to do?

Leo Widrich started BufferApp in 2010 with an aim to help people manage their social media accounts through one window. In addition it would allow people to schedule their posts any time in future. He started with

What do billion dollar unicorn’s have in common? They Pivot fast.

Instagram Story Before starting Instagram, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger started a HTML 5 mobile web app called Burbn which was a cross between Foursquare and Mafia Wars. It let users check in to

What to do as first time startup founder?

Drew Houston is the founder and CEO of Dropbox, an online backup and storage service. Dropbox is valued at more than $10 billion (2015) and Drew has personal net worth of $1.3 billion. But everything

Stop calling your venture, a startup! Will Ya?

Startups are hot! They are all over the news. Daily my linkedin feed is filled with news of startups either getting funded or getting acquired for big money. People whether in business, technology or even

What should you do if your startup co-founder does not work?

Finding right co-founder for your startup is a herculean task. It is like finding your soul mate. Once you come across that person, it is like half the battle is won. You feel confident