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Copyhackers

Growth marketing, Copywriting and Freelancing.

Copy Hackers Promises to Help You Write More Persuasive, Believable and Usable Copy… Sans Pixie Dust… So You Can Boost Your Website & Email Conversion Rates.

 

TechCrunch

Number 1 Tech and Startup blog in the world. The newest companies that could change the world

 

KISSmetrics

A BLOG ABOUT ANALYTICS, MARKETING GUIDE AND TESTING.

 

NY TIMES Bits Blog

Insight and analysis on Silicon Valley and the technology industry.

 

Venture Hacks

Good advice for startups

 

tomtunguz

Daily, data-driven blog posts about key questions facing startups including how to raise fund, startup benchmarks, management best practices and team building.

 

growth.supply

Ali writes marketing essays that aim to help you grow your online business by creating long-term value. If you’re trying to think of new ways to move your business forward, Ali’s your guy.

 

Moz

The industry’s top wizards, doctors, and other experts offer their best advice, research, how-tos, and insights—all in the name of helping you level-up your SEO and online marketing skills.

 

Startupgrind

Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting 400,000 founders in over 200 cities. Founded in Silicon Valley, Startup Grind has now hosted 2,000 fireside chats since its founding in 2010. To date, Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs find mentorship, connect to partners and hires, pursue funding, and reach new users.

 

Unbounce

Expert advice to help you crush your next online marketing campaign. The Landing Page and Conversion Optimization Blog which also Empowers You to Create Better Marketing Experiences.
Unbounce has pushed landing pages into the mainstream by empowering marketers to quickly build, publish & A/B test without I.T. bottlenecks.

 

Mixergy

This blog has more than 1,000 interviews from Startup founders. Learn from PROVEN ENTREPRENEURS. What do the top startup founders know that you don’t?
Discover how to think and take action like they do, straight from the founders themselves.

 

Social Triggers

Learn things like ‘How to turn Random Traffic Into Loyal Subscribers’ and ’Encourage People to Share Your Content and Website’.

 

OkDork

This is my personal blog by Noah kagan, focused on startups, marketing and ,self-exploration, sharing secrets about the best ways to write a cold email, business books he reads, memorable experiences, how to deal with depression, growing email lists to 20,000+, and how to make it easy for others to say yes.

 

500 Startups when a Company that has invested in more 1300 Startups say something, you should listen. Advice and Insight about growth and investing.

 

Wider Funnel

Chris Goward launched WiderFunnel in 2007 with the vision of a different kind of digital agency. One where results matter more than awards. Where we prove the value we bring to clients every day. Where we find solutions to challenges and don’t give up until we do.

 

Chaotic Flow

The goal of this blog is to share knowledge and opinions that will help executives at Internet software companies that create and deliver SaaS and cloud applications critically analyze real-world, go-to-market strategies and tactics by applying sound business principles

 

OpenView Labs

Insights, actionable advice & founder interviews aimed at helping you grow your expansion stage software company.
OpenView Labs, a publication of OpenView, is an editorial site and collective of software experts dedicated to providing original research and cutting edge advice and insights on a range of topics that matter most to early and expansion stage software entrepreneurs. Explore thousands of in depth articles on sales, marketing, customer success, finance, leadership, product development, HR and much more.
“How to Change the World” by Guy KawasakiGuy is the author of thirteen books. These books are textbooks for the finest academic institutions in the world and have been both New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers. His writing focuses on the tactical and practical in order to empower and inspire.

 

Sixteen Ventures

saas growth strategies
Lincoln Murphy’s Marketing, Sales, and Customer Success Thought Leadership.
Popular SaaS Marketing, Growth, & Customer Success Articles.

 

Close.io

Close More Deals. Make More Sales.
Close.io is a streamlined sales platform that helps you close more deals. With built-in calling and automatic email tracking, you can focus on selling rather than data entry.

 

Lighthouse Insights

Insightful reviews, expert interviews, well-crafted case studies and a bunch of useful tips.
A guiding hand to leverage your social media presence and build lasting relationships with your consumers.  Complete picture of the Indian social media scene backed with relevant insights, by focussing largely on but not limited to – Indian social media news, social media case studies and campaigns, researched articles, social media app reviews, how to’s for social networks and expert interviews from the Indian social media industry.

 

ConversionXL

The Optimizer’s Guide to Conducting User Interviews & Analyzing the Data.

 

NevBlog
One of the very first financial blogs on the internet. Now used for accountability.

 

SumoMe
Learn how to double your traffic.
Tools to get traffic & signups on your website. If you have a website, this should be on it.

 

TheHustle
Your smart, good looking friend that sends you an email each morning with all the tech and business news you need to know for the day. Media company that runs a business news site and puts on

 

KopywritingKourse

Businesses make sure all their employees watch this so they reduce wasted communication time, talk with clients better, and make more sales.

 

Predictable Revenue

Aaron Ross, of the award-winning, bestselling book Predictable Revenue, has been teaching companies how to double or triple (or more) new sales since he helped Salesforce grow from $5m to $100m. Now he’s turned his attention to building the software platform that will power the next wave of Cold Calling 2.0 teams.

Joel.is
I’m co-founder and CEO at Buffer. This is where I share lessons I’m learning.

 

“The Growth Guy” by Verne Harnish

 

KateKendall.com

Kate Kendall is a San Francisco-based, British-Australian entrepreneur and writer. She’s the founder and CEO of CloudPeeps – a trusted marketplace, platform and community that empowers freelancers and businesses to do their best work. Kate also created the Freelance Friday offline community and The Fetch event guide.

 

Begin the Begin

A blog about entrepreneurship and startups, leadership, mobile apps, and gaming. My personal thoughts.

 

hunter walk

Partner @Homebrew. Seed stage venture fund serving founders who enable individuals and small biz to think big. Brewed in SF. Enjoyed nationwide. Find us at Homebrew.co 

 

Hacker News 

content aggregator

 

First Round Review

The first round for remarkable founders

 

Growth Hackers

Powerful collaboration, ideas and learning resources for marketing and growth teams.

 

Quicksprout

Neil Patel is the co-founder of Crazy Egg and Hello Bar. He helps companies like Amazon, NBC, GM, HP and Viacom grow their revenue. The Wall Street Journal calls him a top influencer on the web, Forbes says he is one of the top 10 online marketers, and Entrepreneur Magazine says he created one of the 100 most brilliant companies in the world.

 

Andrew Chen

Andrew Chen works at Uber on their Growth team. He writes about mobile, metrics, and growth at http://andrewchen.co.
He is an advisor/investor for tech startups includingAngelList, Barkbox, Dropbox, Grovo, Kiva, Product Hunt, Tinder, Wanelo, and Gusto.

 

Work Awesome

Work Awesome is a resource for people who love what they do, and want to become awesome at it.
This is a blog for people who want to be awesome at work, and for people who want to be awesome at what they’re passionate about. Whether it’s the music you’re making in your home studio or the freelance business you’ve always wanted to start, we can help.

 

Digital Marketer

Learn the proven process we use to aggregate blog content and create share-worthy, clickable content without writing anything new.
Digital Marketer is a community where marketers, growth hackers, entrepreneurs and small business owners come to get ideas on:
Driving More Traffic
Increasing Conversion Rates, and…
Boosting Social Engagement

 

Above the Crowd

Bill Gurley has spent over 10 years as a General Partner at Benchmark Capital. Prior to Benchmark, Bill was a partner with Hummer Winblad Venture Partners.
Before entering the venture capital business, Bill spent four years on Wall Street as a top-ranked research analyst, including three years at CS First Boston focusing on personal computer hardware and software.

 

FeldThoughts
Brad has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures. Brad is also a co-founder ofTechstars.

 

Bothsides of the Table

Perspectives of a 2x entrepreneur turned VC at @UpfrontVC, the largest and most active early-stage fund in Southern California.

 

Pando Daily
To be the site-of-record for that startup root-system and everything that springs up from it, cycle-after-cycle.

 

Steve Blank

Join 209,537 for Startup advice from Silicon Valley Veteran Steve Blank. Steve has been in the Valley since 1978. Author of the famous  Four Steps to the Epiphany, which has been called the book that launched the Lean Startup movement. Steve also co-authored The Startup Owners Manual with Bob Dorf.

 

Seth Godin’s Blog

Seth Godin is an American author, entrepreneur, marketer, and public speaker

 

Ben’s Blog

Ben Horowitz’s blog cofounder and Partner (along with Marc Andreessen) of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz based in Menlo Park.

 

B2C | BUSINESS 2 COMMUNITY

open community where business professionals can establish their thought leadership, increase exposure for their business/organization, and network with others. 

 

HelpScout

HELP SCOUT IS MADE BY PEOPLE IN 30 CITIES AROUND THE WORLD, ALL WITH A PASSION FOR EXCELLENCE IN THEIR CRAFT.

 

BufferBlog

Actionable social media advice. Delivered daily.

 

Smart Passive Income

Pat calls himself, THE CRASH TEST DUMMY OF ONLINE BUSINESS
Join 150,000+ active members in the SPI COMMUNITY.

 

Community Centred

The place for folks who give a $%&# about their products and customers.

 

Crazy Egg

Conservation rate optimization made easy.
Welcome to The Daily Egg, the content machine for Crazy Egg, the heatmap software that helps you visualize your visitors. Find topics that help you optimize your website

 

Startup Professionals

Selected ideas and assistance for Entrepreneur and Startup Founders

 

Church of the Customer

Jackie Huba is the bestselling author of three books on customer loyalty. Her most recent book is Monster Loyalty: How Lady Gaga Turns Followers into Fanatics, which outlines how the pop star has built a legion of loyal fans and the lessons that business can use to build their own loyal customers

 

Next Big What

Indian startups, community of founders, CXOs and Product Marketers

 

MintLife Blog

A blog about Financial IQ and Saving Money.

 

Signal Vs Noise blog

This blog is about opinions and shared thoughts on design, business, and tech.

 

Freshbooks

Customer Stories, How to Start a Small Business, Grow Your Business and Freelancing. 

Fresh books is a Small Business Accounting Software.


Blog Maverick 

Blog Maverick is Billionaire, Mark Cuban Weblog



Good.co

This blog is about career, job interviews and search, workplace and leadership.
Good co helps job seekers and employees identify their professional archetype, assess a company’s fit, and give them the tools and resources they need to find true happiness in the workplace.


FogCreek’s blog

This blog is about articles and interviews on Business, Design, Programming, Support and other Resources.

 

business-opportunities

Business-Opportunities.biz is a one-of-kind website designed specifically for small business entrepreneurs, obsessively collecting and curating business ideas, opportunities and franchises for anyone who wants to be in business for themselves.
Over the years, Business-Opportunities.biz has won numerous awards and accolades and has been featured in print and online publications including The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Forbes and The Washington Post.


 

Visually

This blog is about content marketing. How to create content including infographics, videos, micro content and interactive websites with highly vetted creative professionals.

Mohits

Mohit Pawar is an author, blogger and entrepreneur. He wrote “India 2014” with Derek Sivers. He recently wrote “The Digital Marketing Handbook“. In his spare time, he helps fellow entrepreneurs and enjoys life with family and friends.

 

Etsy blog

This blog talks about Home and Living, Style, DIY, Occasions and Weddings.

Etsy is a marketplace where people around the world connect, both online and offline, to make, sell and buy unique goods.

Jitbit blog

This blog talks about customer services and support.

Jitbit Software is A SMALL FRIENDLY SOFTWARE COMPANY BEHIND JITBIT HELPDESK. IT ticketing system to delight your customers. Tracks support tickets, fully integrates with your mailbox.

Escape From Cubicle Nation

Pamela Slim is an award-winning author, business coach and speaker. She spent the first 10 years of her business as a consultant to large companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Charles Schwab and Cisco Systems, where she worked with thousands of executives, managers and employees.

In 2005, she started the Escape from Cubicle Nation blog, which is now one of the top career and business blogs on the web. In the last 8 years, she helped hundreds of entrepreneurs to start successful businesses.


Amy Porterfield

Amy is a social media strategist and co-author of Facebook Marketing All-In-One for Dummies. She helps entrepreneurs across industries establish strategies to maximize the power of social media and increase the success of their online marketing efforts.

A Little Adrift

The world’s too big to tell just one story
Hiya! I’m Shannon. In 2008, I began traveling the world. Since that day, quite a few things have happened. I never stopped traveling. I wrote a book (it’s about volunteering). The folks at National Geographic named me Traveler of the Year (I’m still reeling). Universities around the U.S. let me speak to their students about global citizenship (this is my passion). Millions of you found your way to this corner of the internet (holy cow!). And together we created an entire community with one common belief: a life of travel creates a story of the world worth telling.

 
Adventure Journal
Adventure Journal is an online magazine devoted to outdoor adventure in all its forms. It was founded in 2008 by Steve Casimiro, former editor of Powder magazine, founding editor of Bike magazine, and West Coast editor of National Geographic Adventure.

Almost Fearless

The life of a world-traveling writer with kids
Christine Gilbert is the author of almostfearless.com and has been traveling overseas with her husband Drew Gilbert since 2008. That’s a long time in travel years.

Along Dusty Roads

Along Dusty Roads brings you the beauty of a life of travel.
Personally created and curated by us, Andrew and Emily, our crafted guides and photography journals will help all travelers – from budget to luxury – make the most of their own adventure and find plenty of inspiration for the next one.

Altucher Confidential

Ideas for a World Out of Balance
Most people worry about what other people think of them. Most people worry about their health. Most people are at a crossroads and don’t know how to take the next step and which road to take it on. Everyone is in a perpetual state of ‘where do I put my foot next’. Nobody, including me, can avoid that.

Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura is the definitive guide to the world’s wondrous and curious places.
In an age where everything seems to have been explored and there is nothing new to be found, we celebrate a different way of looking at the world. If you’re searching for miniature cities,glass flowers, books bound in human skin, gigantic flaming holes in the ground, bone churches,balancing pagodas, or homes built entirely out of paper, the Atlas Obscura is where you’ll find them.

Atlas Obscura is a collaborative project. We depend on our far-flung community of explorers (like you!) to help us discover amazing, hidden spots, and share them with the world. If you know of a curious place that’s not already in the Atlas, let us know.

BecomeNomad

Resources and Insights for Nomads 

The goal of this blog is to provide insights and resources for Nomads who are already on the road, while also offering inspiration to those of you who are considering a long-term nomadic lifestyle. I would like it to be resource to help people get unstuck, if they wish. Some of articles will even be relevant for non-nomads as they relate to other life aspects and general travel. 

Becoming Nomad

This blog, which exists to chronicle nomadic adventures and also encourage a community around the nomadic lifestyle. Being a nomad is not about travel, working remotely or even escaping the rat race. It’s really a state of mind.

Carryology

Exploring Better Ways to Carry

From a very humble start just a few years ago, Carryology is now a truly global resource, sharing countless insights and learnings.
When we started, there wasn’t really a broadly accepted term for bags, wallets, cases, luggage, and all the products we use to carry our things. To us, this is ‘carry’. We’re here to discover, discuss and disseminate new and better ways to carry.

Classe Touriste

Join Classe Touriste around the world and explore places, cities and countries in a refreshing and new style. In 2012 the website won silver for best Personal Website at the Lovie Awards in London.We also won the People’s Category prize at the Lovie Awards for our Travel Blog.

Digital Nomad – Travel Dispatches From Andrew Evans

Digital Nomad Robert Reid investigates the whys and hows of how we experience the world and encourages people to follow his lead by “traveling like travel writers.” Check out his adventures as he explores the world’s most unique destinations with passion and purpose.

Exile Lifestyle

I’m a professional author and international speaker, I co-founded a publishing company, and I travel full-time, moving to a new country every four months or so, that country determined by the votes of my readers.

Expert Vagabond

Adventure Travel & Photography
Hi! My name is Matt, and I’ve been constantly traveling the world for the past 4 years. Adventure travel & photography are my passions. This travel blog is where I share entertaining stories, useful tips, & captivating images with you from my adventures around the world.

Jungles In Paris

The planet has been charted and documented, and yet there are still discoveries to be made. Unfamiliar ways of living and extreme natural environments help us gain perspective; the seeds of enlightenment lie in the world’s mountains and seas, deserts, and swamps, and city sidewalks. Focusing on culture, craft, geography, and wildlife, Jungles in Paris attempts to tell edifying, inspiring stories that celebrate the multi-colored variety of the world around us.

Just One Way Ticket

Traveling as a Lifestyle
I’m Sab, nice to meet you! I’m just another random girl from Berlin, almost non-stop traveling since 2008. This travel blog is a summary of my experiences, my disasters and escapades, plus tons of travel photos and tips for memorable traveling around the globe.

Legal Nomads

Telling Stories Through Food
I’m a former lawyer currently traveling (and eating!) my way around the world, one country at a time. This site began when I quit my job in 2008 and took off to see the world, having saved up money by lawyering for 5 years in New York City.

Levels.Io

Hi, I’m Levels.io. I make Nomad List, Remote OK, Startup Retreats and Go Fucking Do It. I travel to work from anywhere, bootstrap companies and only own what fits in my backpack. Previously, I founded a music network on YouTube w/ 100+ mln views.

Location 180

Build a Business, Live Anywhere, Achieve Freedom
In 2009 my life sucked. So I quit my job, moved to Thailand, built a business, and started living life the way I’d always wanted. Location 180 documents the journey and teaches you how to do the same thing.

Nomadic Matt

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to travel cheaper, turn your dream trip into a reality, save money, or travel the world, you are in the right place! Every month, over 1 million people visit this website to get inspiration and advice on planning their trip. This website will give you tested tips, advice, and suggestions so you can see more for less and make your dream trip a reality. This website has been featured on CNN, BBC, Time and New York Times as the best budget advice on traveling.

Nomadic Notes

My name is James Clark and Nomadic Notes chronicles my travels and life as a digital nomad. Nomadic Notes is a travel blog from the perspective of a long term traveller. The site features travel guides, travel tips, and notes on places I have visited around the world.

Out Of Eden Walk

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and National Geographic Fellow Paul Salopek is retracing on foot the global migration of our ancestors in a 21,000-mile, seven-year odyssey that begins in Ethiopia and ends in Tierra del Fuego. This site houses our experimental journalism, cartography and educational initiatives.

ReWork

Let’s Make Work Better
Practices, research, and ideas from Google and other organizations to put people first. re:Work is organized around some of the biggest ways you can make an impact in your workplace. Each subject contains guides, with tools and insights, for addressing specific challenges.

Sidetracked Magazine

Sidetracked Magazine is an online and printed journal featuring a limited collection of personal stories of adventure travel, journeys and expeditions. The concept is simple: to capture the emotion and experience of adventures and expeditions throughout the world… and to inspire.

Stop Having A Boring Life

The 4 Hour Workweek

This blog is one of Inc. Magazine’s “19 Blogs You Should Bookmark Right Now”, and it has been ranked #1 on the Top 150 Management and Leadership Blogs list, based on Google PageRank, Alexa traffic ranking, Bing results, Technorati authority, Feedburner subscribers, and PostRank.

The Art Of Non-Conformity

Welcome to The Art of Non-Conformity (AONC), a home for unconventional people doing remarkable things. I’m Chris Guillebeau (pronounced Gil-a-beau). I write books and travel. Over the past ten years I visited every country in the world—but my next quest is just beginning.

The Minimalists

Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus write about living a meaningful life with less stuff for 4 million readers. As featured on: ABC, CBS, NBC, BBC, TODAY, NPR, TIME, Forbes, The Atlantic, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and National Post. They live in Missoula, Montana.

The Suitcase Entrepreneur

Create a profitable online business and the freedom to live a lifestyle you adore I’m Natalie Sisson and I like to call myself the Suitcase Entrepreneur because, since leaving New Zealand in 2006, I’ve travelled the world, lived out of my suitcase and run an online business that allows me massive freedom while generating a six-figure income in 2014 alone.

The Tropical MBA

Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus write about living a meaningful life with less stuff for 4 million readers. As featured on: ABC, CBS, NBC, BBC, TODAY, NPR, TIME, Forbes, The Atlantic, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and National Post. They live in Missoula, Montana.

Rolf Potts has reported from over sixty countries for dozens of major venues, including National Geographic Traveler, The New Yorker, Outside, Slate.com, National Public Radio, and the Travel Channel. Rolf is perhaps best known for promoting the ethic of independent travel, and his book on the subject, Vagabonding has been through nineteen printings and translated into several foreign languages.

Wandering Earl

Earl who started traveling in, 1999 and living around the world nonstop aim to give you an honest account of his lifestyle from the brilliant moments to the major challenges – in order to help you achieve your own travel goals. Personal stories, real advice and updates from around the globe. No nonsense.

 
Gokonrad

This blog’s goal is to help you better understand the world by traveling and experiencing countries and cultures first hand, particularly the spread of internet connectivity and mobile which is changing the world at unprecedented speeds. The blog is a collection of observations on select countries and how technology is impacting the world, as well as a few travel tips that may help others experience the world more.

Ossy Ilumah

I love everything Technology can offer, and it's my pleasure sharing them. I hope you find my work interesting.

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