Archive for ‘Launch Strategies’

9 Metrics to Help You Make Wise Decisions About Your Start-Up

Revenue is the most important metric when it comes to starting a business. But it’s not the only metric you should be concerned with. Of course some companies have gotten very creative when it comes to justifying their business model to…

If It’s Worth Doing, It’s Worth Stealing

How the Internet has created a culture of plagiarism, why it’s a good thing—and the secret to copying and being copied without going under. In September of 1993, version 1 of the program dubbed “the Internet’s killer app” was released. It…

4 World-Famous Websites Who Ripped off Their Ideas from Someone Else

Being unique is overrated. Look into the histories of world-famous websites like Facebook, Twitter, Hulu, and PayPal, and you’ll find they ripped off smaller, less well-funded competitors for their ideas, marketing strategies, and even business models. It’s not subtle, either. They took…

A Minimalist Guide to SEO: Get It Done in 6 Simple Steps

Everyone’s crazy about search engine optimization. You need to learn it. You have to have it. You have to do it. The problem is that you really aren’t sure where to get started, and you can drive yourself nuts trying to…

What Google’s Nexus One Can Teach Us about E-Commerce

The Nexus One might be Google’s most extraordinary flop yet. The phone itself was great, with excellent hardware and functionality, but the e-commerce strategy Google attempted to employ failed miserably, with their online store closing less than eight months after opening. But as…

Are you viral?

Have you found it hard to make your website viral? We have had this pain for years, which is why we decided to create Product Planner. So what’s Product Planner? Product Planner was born out of the need to…