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Len Markidan on Building a $5mm+ ARR Startup with Content Marketing

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Today, I’m talking with Len Markidan, the Head of Marketing at Groove, a SaaS startup that makes hassle-free customer support and engagement software for small businesses.  Len has been with Groove since the very beginning and he attributes much of their success today to their execution of an effective content marketing strategy.  Content marketing has been all the rage for...

Pawel Grabowski on Getting Measurable Results from Content Marketing

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Today, I’m talking with Pawel Grabowski, the founder of UserMagnet.io, a done-for-you content marketing service for B2B SaaS companies. Pawel is an experienced SaaS copywriter with over 5 years of professional experience who has written hundreds of blog posts, guides, ebooks, and other lead generation assets.  In our chat, we cover everything from common content marketing mistakes to...

Kyle Racki on The Long Road to “Overnight Success”

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Today, I’m talking with Kyle Racki, Co-Founder and CEO of Proposify, a SaaS startup based in Halifax, Nova Scotia that helps digital agencies and freelancers create beautiful proposals in the browser, streamline their sales and get faster client sign-off. When Kyle and his partner started with Proposify, growth was slow which is something I’m sure most founders can relate to. However...

Dave Gerhardt on Content Marketing Without the Gimmicks

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Subscribe on iTunes Today on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Dave Gerhardt, the Director of Marketing at Drift, a messaging app designed to help you grow your business. Dave has spent the last 6 years work at SaaS marketing companies like HubSpot and Constant Contact, and after joining Drift he and his team have produced tremendous results by bucking the mainstream. In our...

Steve Tingiris on Unconventional Strategies to Fund Your Startup

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Today on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Steve Tingiris, a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. But Steve isn’t here to say you need to go down the traditional path of fundraising.  Instead he talks about the different funding options for founders, and draws on his experience of selling 3 startups himself (as well as investing in many others) to share honest...

Chris Lema on How to Build High-Performing Teams

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Today’s guest on the Early Stage Founder Show is Chris Lema (Twitter) who is one of the best storytellers I’ve run into and after hearing him speak at a conference, I knew I needed to get him on the show. While Chris has decades of experience doing just about everything with software companies, and doing it well, for this interview we dive into how startups can build, and keep...