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- Mobile app startups are failing like it’s 1999
- Why developers are leaving the Facebook platform
- Growth Hacker is the new VP Marketing
- New college grads: Don’t sell your time for a living
- Mobile traction is getting harder, not easier. Here’s why.
- The highest ROI way to increase signups: Make a minimal homepage
- The Law of Shitty Clickthroughs
- The critical metrics for each stage of your SaaS business
- Why you can’t find a technical co-founder
- Facebook viral marketing: When and why do apps “jump the shark?”
- How to calculate cost-per-acquisition for startups relying on freemium, subscription, or virtual items biz models
- I’m a Google Glass skeptic and think it’ll be the next Apple Newton
- What’s your viral loop? Understanding the engine of adoption
- 5 factors that determine your advertising CPM rates
- What factors influence DAU/MAU? Nature versus nurture
- How to create a profitable Freemium startup (spreadsheet model included!)
- After the Techcrunch bump: Life in the Trough of Sorrow
- Social network marketing: Getting from zero to critical mass
- How to start a professional blog: 10 tips for new bloggers
- Why low-fidelity prototyping kicks butt for customer-driven design
- Minimum Desirable Product