Marketing Questions

Marketing is the process of communicating the value of a product or service to customers, for the purpose of influencing buyer behavior and/or precipitate behavioral change.

43 Votes
3 Answers
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Are there any blogs or websites introducing new websites?

I want to know is there any blogs or websites introducing some of new websites? New start-up websites are always looking for report and introduction by other famous websites. As we know,...

asked Oct 24 '11 at 06:30
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Anlai
375 points

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0 Answers
354 Views
Any developers here working on side projects? What are your challenges in marketing and traction building for your project?

How do developers tackle the situation when they do not have either skills or time for marketing for their side projects?


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3 Answers
744 Views
How to deal with competitors who are constantly slashing their prices?

I recently noticed that one of our competitors has been very aggressive in slashing their product prices. Although our costs are relatively low I am not much of a fan in reducing our product prices...

asked Jan 29 '13 at 15:16
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Bernie
23 points

3 Votes
6 Answers
7.04K Views
How to find leads for outsourced software development projects?

We are a team of Ruby on Rails professionals skilled to create good web applications. What we are lacking is the marketing side of the business and we are looking to talk to people/companies who...

asked Nov 30 '10 at 05:35
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User
16 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
3.29K Views
Marketing/Lead generation Partner

Hi I am about to complete a working prototype of an application which is targeted towards other businesses. My strengths lie towards the technical side of the solution, hence would like to...

asked Jan 7 '15 at 06:41
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Suhaib Taqvi
13 points

3 Votes
1 Answers
3.61K Views
Affiliate network for just SaaS applications?

Is there an affiliate network like CJ or LinkShare, but just for SaaS applications?There are only a handful of SaaS startups utilizing affiliate marketing as a way to grow their customer base.After...

asked Jun 5 '14 at 16:10
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Robert Schaffer
21 points

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3 Answers
853 Views
Best ways for a software development company to attract US market

My company is an Indian based software development company and i would like to grab works from foreign countries like US and middle east. Before that i need a better marketing strategy. Please...

asked Nov 26 '13 at 01:35
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Sona
1 point

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5 Answers
5.56K Views
How to get people to post on a new classifieds website

I have an upcoming website that will go live in about a month from now. The design and development has been going at a smooth pace so far. Since I don't program I have a developer make it for me....

asked Jun 14 '11 at 09:10
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Sahil
1 point

1 Votes
3 Answers
790 Views
Advertising - Yard Signs

I found a few places online that sell yard signs for advertising in neighborhoods (you usually see these signs for political ads, yard services, etc) and I was curious if anyone has a good...

asked Oct 28 '10 at 04:33
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Whoiskb
183 points

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2 Answers
1.46K Views
How to negotiate exclusive deals/offers to my site's members?

I would like to have a directory of companies that have exclusive deals/offers to my site's members (based on vouchers and coupons). So, basically I would have to contact companies and ask them if...

asked Aug 19 '11 at 07:32
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Rui
364 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
1.3K Views
Should I offer discount coupons for beta users when turning to paid service

This is bit generic question, however I would appreciate to hear different opinions. I have developed a user based over the last couple of months for my online SAAS business. Now I am going to end...

asked May 10 '12 at 04:21
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Ruvana
6 points

1 Votes
0 Answers
1.43K Views
Can a business use Whatapp to send marketing offers to it's customers?

Considering our customers provide us their phone number, and a significant size of the population uses Whatsapp. Should we sent them our coupons and offers via Whatsapp instead of email?Emails get...

asked May 15 '14 at 13:42
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Lee Schoonover
7 points

1 Votes
4 Answers
1.6K Views
Offering customers a discount in exchange of social media publicity - Does this make sense?

Yesterday, I added the following special deal in my service web site : Help us promoting the site (blogging/tweetting about it, sharing the link in facebook, google+, delicious,… and committing to...

asked Aug 3 '11 at 01:12
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Jordi Cabot
243 points

2 Votes
4 Answers
8.12K Views
Startup Marketing - Commission Based?

I own a computer repair business where all work is done remotely over the internet (serving throughout the US). I started this business on a shoestring budget and I'm trying to do my best at...

asked Jul 16 '11 at 00:47
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James
133 points

3 Votes
2 Answers
2.35K Views
Pre-launch pages: what should you have on them?

What makes some pre-launch sites great? There is a lot of talk about beginning to market your site well before launch. How does one do that on a "coming soon" page?Most of the pages I've seen just...

asked Jun 10 '14 at 12:44
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Michael Strunk
19 points

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1 Answers
2.77K Views
How to promote a mobile-only app?

What are the best ways to promote apps that are mobile only? Most apps only have a 1 or 2 pager site that just links to their listing on the App Store. That isn't really a good way to bring in new...

asked Jul 14 '14 at 18:43
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Alexandra Leong
2 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
4.26K Views
Business development /Sales strategy for a startup

I am ready with my product ( a marketing/discovery platform for local retailers) . I have started connecting with local retail chain stores - managed to get a few contacts in their marketing...

asked Jul 24 '13 at 23:41
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Stanford Sequeira
42 points

1 Votes
4 Answers
4.7K Views
Should you care about branding when first launching a startup?

Is it worth worrying about branding principles (name, logo, slogan, etc) when launching your app? Or should that come afterwards once you get some customers?One issue is that renaming a company...

asked May 21 '15 at 10:13
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Brian Flores
7 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
5.78K Views
How to promote a Kickstarter project?

We have a new project will launch on Kickstarter(crowdfunding website) soon, I want to know if there is any good free promotion method to let more people know our product, except Facebook, Twitter...

asked Feb 6 '15 at 15:39
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User34252
11 points

4 Votes
4 Answers
2.13K Views
Can one person do both Marketing & Sales/Business-Development jobs?

Context: We are a small 3-developer company that sells Windows desktop software for small businesses on our website. We believe that we need both: "Marketing" - i.e. one-to-many interactions,...

asked Mar 5 '10 at 04:00
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Polemarch
301 points