And you thought email was dead…
My friend Ryan Delk at Gumroad has aggregate data from thousands of sellers
ranging from ebook authors (like me) to famous musicians using their
platform, the result is some really interesting stats.
To me the most interesting was conversion rate by referrer. Meaning, what
percentage of the people who come to the sales page actually purchase?
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On August 20th I’m offering my popular VC Job Hunting Hacks workshop here
The last 3 times I held this workshop it received 100% positive reviews. And
I will not let that change this time around so I’m bringing even more
content and tools to the table to make sure you get incredible value from the
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Hope to see you there.
As a product guy, I love product features that make me go “Wow, I don’t
believe they thought of that.”
But it’s never the primary features of the product that make me say that.
It’s the little things that seem obvious when you use them (“Of course
the iPod should stop playing a track when you pull out the earphones!”)
Those little things are the hallmarks of great products. And they are the
hallmark of great product managers, too.
Facebook Ads: They provide a library of photos from Shutterstock to
advertisers at no additional charge. And use of the photos is seaml... (more)
The ‘other’ 1%
Originally posted on A Founder's Notebook:
From Things I’ve Learned About How to Build Good Product by Peter Nixey:
1. Golden rule of social: 90% of people consume, 10% of people curate, 1% of
2. Rules of engagement: Registered users / installs — 30% will use it each
month, 10% will use it each day, 1% will use it concurrently.
3. Fremium conversion: 1% of your signups will pay (normally 1-5%).
4. Expensive is profitable: “50% of our revenue comes from only 11% of
our customers” — Ryan Carson, founder Carsonified and Treehouse.
5. Cheap is... (more)
As you might guess from some of my recent posts, I’m building out content
for my new career advice site for startup sales, marketing, and business
development. I want this site to have a personal,
just-a-couple-of-professionals-sharing-a-coffee kind of networking vibe, so
I’m making guest posts a big part of my content strategy.
There is one school of thought that says one should work hard to recruit
existing bloggers with a substantial online presence to write guest posts.
After all, these are the folks with massive online followings, who can
propel your site to Internet sta... (more)