“I’m a big believer in growth. Life is not only about achievement, it’s about learning & growth + developing qualities like quality, service, compassion, patience, perseverance, etc. I think the Core Values of any business should include something which stretches us and forces us to grow.” Peter/CXO Wiz4.biz
Topics of Startup Tools for: Scaling, Audience, Analytics, Data, Leads, Chat, Content Mktg, Test’g, Twitter, Apps, Zines.
15 Growth Tools for Startups – fm DreamGrow
For any Startup, the primary goal is to survive its early years and grow. Social Media Marketing, Blogging, & Target Marketing are some of these channels that can grow your business with a lower budget. Would you want to miss out on all these opportunities that can help you reach your brand to your Target Audience? If you are a savvy Founder, you want to grow/scale your business every way you can. Luckily, these tools offer plenty of ways you can promote your business and increase its growth.
How do you Target Market?
In its broadest form, Target Marketing encompasses all the tools & techniques that aim at increasing the “visibility” of your brand – at the least Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC). This work requires a Marketer to use different channels like Social Media, Online Forums, & Blogs. The goal is more growth, lower cost per customer, shorter time to achieve. There are plenty of awesome Tools available for Marketers to simplify their day-to-day job. We have collected some of the most useful into this list:
1. Colibri.io (Scaling)
The best tool to Scale up your traffic, because it helps you get in front of your audience. Colibri increases the results of your SEO efforts & enhances your online visibility. It provides information about which people are searching for your competitors. Colibriis an SEO-driven tool that lets you monitor and modify marketing.
2. Qualaroo (to know Audience)
It helps you to get insights into your audience using the available statistics. Qualaroo enables you to identify the browsing pattern of your “niche” audience and makes you aware of their needs. Using this intuitive tool, you can instantly engage your audience and grow your influence.
3. CrazyEgg (Visitor Analytics)
You no longer have to rely upon multiple A/B Tests to get analytics about the behavior pattern of your visitors. With this fantastic tool, you can learn about as granular details as the number of clicks on a section and engagement of a page.
4. Kissmetrics (Data collection & analysis)
It collects data from the people as they use the resources of your website. With this tool, you can segment the prospects based on their browsing behavior. This way you can have more control over what groups of people you should be focusing on.
5. Infusion Soft (Lead Monitoring & use)
A tool for small businesses to automate your marketing efforts. Infusion Soft enables you to automatically follow-up with your leads and pitch them about your products using their lead scoring. With this tool, you can easily communicate with your prospects using the Email marketing tool and the platform of social media.
6. Vero (find preference of Prospects to Target)
You can dig deep into preferences of your prospects and tailor your strategy accordingly.
7. Olark (visitor Chat app)
Allows you to inter-act with your visitors when they land on your website. This tool makes it possible for you to have a one-on-one chat with your visitors and let you know what they want from your business.
8. BuzzSumo (Content Mktg)
Gets you rid of the barriers of ignorance in your content marketing. It offers you its insights into what content will be the best for a particular keyword, competitor or topic. With this tool, you can learn about strategies and techniques to make your content available to your target audience.
9. Unbounce (A/B testing tool)
It is an A/B testing tool that allows marketers to check the performance of their landing pages using ‘drag-&-drop’ feature. With the help of this tool, you do not have to depend on intricate coding to find out the results of your landing page.
10. Marketo (to Social & Email, then analyze)
From performing Social Media & Email marketing to getting analytics to manage.
11. ListBuilder (of Emails)
Empowers you to build the Email list of your leads that you can use to send Emails. With this tool, you can promote newly launched products, promotional packages & upcoming events of your brand. It is available for both mobile & desktop users.
12. ClickToTweet (on Twitter)
Promote your business on Twitter with just a click. The best thing about it, is its ability to tell you exactly about the total number of times a people have clicked on your Tweet. You can integrate it into the various online resources, such as Email, landing page, and social media post, blog, etc.
13. Zapier (link your Apps)
It makes it possible for you to automate your tasks and connect your web applications without any help of a developer. This awesome tool allows you to add more than 300 apps.
14. HubSpot (Integrating In-bound Mktg)
– such as blogs, social media, Emails & landing pages, to promote your business at different levels.
15. Outbrain (visibility in Zines)
It helps you penetrate into the best article places that can connect you to a wide audience in a matter of a few days. This tool makes you visible in ‘from around the world’ section of the world’s leading online magazines (ie., CNN, Slate, TIME, Fast Company, etc).
Comments: Do you know any other Tools – good for growing a business?
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10 Tools & Talent that are Essential for your Startup Growth – fm Bizz Tor
The fact is, that there are innumerable tools available on Internet – which can make a Founders life easy and keep their startup afloat until they get to break-even. But they also, often get confused among million business tools available and end up getting more disorderly than earlier. A Team of Founders has created a list of all the essential tools that will make your life much easier when you launch your startup:
Tool Topics: Picker, Organizer, Trafficer, Email campaign, Video.
16. Startup Stash (tool to pick other Tools)
Startup Stash is the perfect tool for all those entrepreneurs who have just started out and have a limited business or technical knowledge. Well, it’s a tool that gives tells you about all the tools and everything that you need to know regarding startups. It is a directory of resources & tools to help you build & grow your startup.
17. Trello (to get Organized)
Trello’s boards, lists, & cards enable you to organize and prioritize your projects in a fun, flexible and rewarding way. Trello is the most visual way for teams to collaborate on any project. It keeps a track of everything, from the big picture to the minute details.
18. SumoMe (web Traffic builder)
Sumo arms you with a suite of tools to increase your traffic, build a following and track your success every step of the way.
19. MailChimp (Customer Email campaign)
is one of the world’s largest Marketing automation platform to do Email campaigns. It helps you find your audience, engage them and build your brand. [Free]
20. PowToon (not a Cartoon – Video)
Videos are proven to be the most effective way of communication. Editing and post-production cost of videos can burn a hole in your pocket if you get professional help. Powertoon is as good as any professional service. The best thing is that the cost is negligible. You can choose over hundreds of templates and is as easy as making a PowerPoint presentation.
21. GoToMeeting (Web-conferencing SW)
that makes it simple and cost-effective to collaborate online with colleagues & customers in real time. You can have meetings with clients across the world for free.
22. Type Form (to build Forms)
Typeform is an online SW that specializes in online form building & online surveys. Its main SW creates dynamic forms based on user needs. Typeform’s SW has been used by Apple., Air-BnB, Uber, Nike, etc.
23. Shake (Legal Docs)
Many passionate entrepreneurs often get overwhelmed and forget to get much legal advice before launching their startups. Even if you have a basic business idea, legal advice is a must – to avoid trouble later on. It includes a library of simple, plain-English legal agreements that can be executed via a mobile device.
24. Service Corps of Retired Executives.
SCORE is one of the largest networks of volunteer, expert business mentors, with more than 10,000 volunteers in 300 chapters. As a resource partner of the US-SBA, SCORE has helped more than 10 million entrepreneurs through mentoring, workshops and educational resources since 1964. [Free]
25. Sil Vy Small Biz Development Center (SV/SBDC) . . .
is a nonprofit organization that provides expert no-cost advising, low cost workshops & small business trainings, to guide small businesses to success and accomplishment.
Comments: Do you know any other Tools or Advisors – good for growing a business?
Edited & Enhanced by Peter/CXO Wiz4.biz
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