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4 Common Sales Mistakes Rookies Make – Startup Lessons


  Note: 4 common sales mistakes beginners make – is a write-up based on the mistakes I made and observed in my career as a sales guy. If you have any different opinion please share your thoughts as comments, I’d be more than happy to discuss. Here are the top four sales mistakes first times …

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Microsoft’s Billion Dollar Acquisitions -Here Is A Statistics


Microsoft yesterday announced the acquisition of Linkedin for a massive $26.2 B in an all-cash deal. Since Microsoft’s first acquisition in 1987, it has purchased an average of six companies a year. The first billion dollar acquisition was in 2000 when it acquired Visio Corporation. Microsoft acquired a total of 9 companies for more than …

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4 ways to improve the overall sales productivity of your startup


Startup founders are super hard workers wearing multiple hats in their company. However, hyperactivity doesn’t always lead to conversions and revenue.  Achieving a higher Sales productivity is always the number one challenge for any startup. It is estimated that more than 50% of sales reps fail to achieve their annual sales  goal. Here are those four things …

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Market Research For Startups – A Data Driven Approach


When starting a technology company, understanding the needs of the market can be the difference between success and failure. The best way to understand whether you have a viable business idea is through market research.   When it comes to market research for your product, most people trust their instinct rather the data. This happens …

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How to get early customers for your startup


  If you’re starting a company, chances are there were you build a product and then try to acquire customers. According to Marc Andreessen of VC firm Andreessen-Horowitz, Many entrepreneurs who build great products simply don’t have a good distribution strategy. The number of early adopters is a key metric investor consider while funding an …

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Launching the startup partner program


The idea of web data creating business value is not new. However, ready to use data it isn’t easily accessible to startups due to the high cost involved. We understand this problem as we are also a startup. In the last six months, we’ve helped startups building minimum viable products by giving them access to …

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Learn from mistakes and keep pushing forward – Startup lessons


Happy to announce that Datahut has now customers from six out of seven continents. However, we couldn’t get anyone from Antarctica as Penguins are not a big fan of our work. 🙂 We’ve written a six-month road map when we started the operations of Datahut. The team jointly set the goals and every team member …

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