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KillerStartups Roundup: The Best Of Startup Life




You’re busy. We get it.

The fast pace and crazy work hours of startup life make it impossible to keep up with all the latest startup news, trends, and tips – and worrying that you’ve missed out is no way to begin the weekend. That’s why we’ve rounded up this week’s hottest startup stories from KillerStartups below.


Killer Startups

  • Meet the perfect industry monitoring tool for bootstrapping startups: Owler. Keep informed in your market and follow the competition while you’re building your own startup.
  • Browsy crushes in a no-brainer space that Pinterest missed out on to the tune of $8 billion dollars. Find out how Browsy turned endless frustrating scrolling into satisfying shopping experiences.
  • The world over knows the pain of trying to use a mobile phone when traveling. Don’t risk a roaming bill heart attack. Explora has come up with an ingenious solution to this problem. Outside-the-box thinking at its brilliant best.
  • You don’t have to hire an agency or set aside huge chunks of time to launch a social media marketing campaign. SocialPro helps business owners, designers, and marketing pros build fun campaigns fast and easy – and mobile friendly.


Living the Startup Life

  • Even his mom wouldn’t go near the first version of his social network, which actually helped Gabe Lozano build his startup LockerDome into a fast growing powerhouse with over 40 million unique monthly visitors. Be sure to watch the outstanding video interview with Gabe.
  • His referral marketing software is catching fire as he helps eCommerce companies succeed. He’s happy at home and in his work. Take a good look at a balanced and inspiring entrepreneur: Jason Dea.
  • From idea to launch in 6 weeks! Sound like madness? It can work. Peter Edlin shares lessons from his experience.


Startup Tips & Trends

  • Without an explainer video, your website faces an uphill climb to conquer the competition. Grab attention quick or not at all. Find out why you need one and how to add a video to your website on a budget.
  • Launch is an exciting time. So much work, and finally you’re ready to enter the game. Don’t overlook these 10 things that business owners tend to miss before you say hello to the world.
  • There’s really no mystery to creating viral content. 4 proven experts share their recipes, which are so good that you won’t need to look anywhere else.



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Author : Keith Liles

Keith Liles is a freelance writer who loves travel, music, wine, hiking, poetry, and just about everything. He practices saying "yes" to life vigorously, rehearsing for the phone call when he's asked to tour with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. Follow Keith on Twitter @KPLiles.

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