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The 7 Growth Hacks That Led Groupon to a $12.7 Billion IPO

228% – that’s how much Groupon grew their revenue in one year. As one of the fastest growing companies around, Groupon employed many growth hacks that helped lead to massive growth. In this article we’ll examine some of them and…

What Startups Can Learn From Instagram

You may have heard that Instagram recently sold for $1 billion. How can a photo sharing iPhone app be worth 23x more than Kodak? Instagram is a simple and elegant app, but simple and elegant doesn’t lead to a $1 billion…

The Downtime Survival Guide

Let’s be honest. Website downtime can infuriate us. And according to some, downtime can do much worse. It can affect user confidence, loyalty and ultimately eat into your bottom line. How can we dodge the fail whale? While we answer it,…

The 5 Laws of Working with Creative Prima Donnas

You’ve seen the type: They’re those designers, writers and marketing consultants who have their own ideas about how everything should be done. Oh, sure, they listen to your instructions, but you can tell they secretly think you’re an idiot. If you insist on…