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Announcing the “MENA Dojo” Series A Program Batch 3 launch
500 Distro
1 min read

Announcing the “MENA Dojo” Series A Program Batch 3 launch

It’s going to be quite busy this year in the MENA region! In line with our objective to help develop the regional ecosyste...

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7 Ways SEO Can Get You to a Million+ Monthly Users
growth
16 min read

7 Ways SEO Can Get You to a Million+ Monthly Users

Guest Post: Giulio Chiarenza is the co-founder of Equipboard, the world’s largest database of artists and the gear they us...

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7 Design Hacks to Improve Your Startup Logo Designs
brand
6 min read

7 Design Hacks to Improve Your Startup Logo Designs

Below is a collection of my tips and feedback from a creative logo live-hacking workshop I led during the most recent 500 ...

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7 UX / UI Design Tips to Improve Your Startup Growth
500startups
11 min read

7 UX / UI Design Tips to Improve Your Startup Growth

Below is a collection of my tips and feedback from a creative branding workshop I led during the most recent 500 Startups’...

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WMD ’16: Post-Conference Q&A with Brian Balfour
growth
5 min read

WMD ’16: Post-Conference Q&A with Brian Balfour

Guest blogger – Brian Balfour, Founder & CEO, Reforge The below article is comprised of audience questions asked...

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The Yin & Yang of Marketing and Innovation
growth
6 min read

The Yin & Yang of Marketing and Innovation

Guest Blogger – Jascha Kaykas-Wolff, Chief Marketing Officer Mozilla  “Business has only two functions—marketing and...

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Hooks: An Intro on How to Manufacture Desire
500 Distro
8 min read

Hooks: An Intro on How to Manufacture Desire

Guest Blogger – Nir Eyal, Author “Hooked: How yo Build Habit-Forming Products” Type the name of almost a...

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How to Grow a Startup, Marketing Hell Week Edition

How to Grow a Startup, Marketing Hell Week Edition

Today’s post comes from guest author Lauralynn Stubler, a growth marketer who’s been helping out 500 Startups’ brand new B...

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The Startup Pivot Pyramid
500 Startups
7 min read

The Startup Pivot Pyramid

In 2011 we raised $2M from some of the top investors in Silicon Valley. Our startup, SocialWire (later renamed Manifest), ...

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Inside the 500 Accelerator, Week 3: Marketing Hell
500 Distro
20 min read

Inside the 500 Accelerator, Week 3: Marketing Hell

In this week’s post 500 founder Troy Sultan shares his take on the ~25 hours of lectures, workshops and presentations by 5...

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Before You Acquire, Reactivate — How to Reactivate Your Dormant Email List (Includes Scripts)

Before You Acquire, Reactivate — How to Reactivate Your Dormant Email List (Includes Scripts)

I recently released The Ultimate Email Playbook — 43 Scripts for Startups, my 78-page tome based on my work helping ...

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500 Growth Talks — a universe of top growth advisors, on your Slack
500 Distro
3 min read

500 Growth Talks — a universe of top growth advisors, on your Slack

“Hey, what’s that thing you used to verify email sender?” “Which of you has used this b2b sales automation tool?” “What’s ...

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