Tag Archives: Start-Ups

eCommerce Start-Ups: Avoiding The Pitfalls – Infographic

avoiding-the-pitfalls-of-ecommerce_5239cf3d892a9The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that about sixty percent of start-ups survive up to three years in the competitive world of business, and only thirty-five percent will make it past their 10th year. When it comes to start-up internet businesses, the failure rate is said to be even higher, with a few studies reporting failure rates as high as ninety percent. Some internet-based businesses even fail as quickly as within the first 120 days of operation. The internet is a booming business, and every quarter it is estimated that $43 million is spent in online shopping alone. So why are so many ecommerce businesses not making the cut? The following infographic illustrates a few key reasons why most ecommerce businesses fail, outlining everything from poor marketing strategies and lack of direction, to mistakes in website design and lazy customer service. It also provides a handful of essential tips that new business owners can use to ensure sustainable start-up success.

Source: Chargeback

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New York City’s Start-Up Ecosystem: Another Tech Hangout – Infographic

new-york-startups--outsourcing_5239acfa0f409New York’s blossoming start-up ecosystem is leveling the US entrepreneurial landscape, becoming another center of tech hangouts. However, NYC start-ups have a distinguishing characteristic with an air of real-life consumer solutions remaining at the core of their companies. How does this vibrant community relate to the outsourcing trends, when they start the game, seek for investment and pitch their ideas, and then try to hit the market with their start-up offspring.

Source: Oxagile

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Funding NYC Tech Startups

First Round Capital’s Chris Fralic discusses New York City startup trends. He speaks with Deirdre Bolton on Bloomberg Television’s “Money Moves.” (Source: Bloomberg)

The Enterprise War For Social Start-Ups – Infographic

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Companies are no longer throwing social media efforts against the wall to see what sticks. Industry leaders recognize that in order to engage consumers at scale, a strategy must be employed.

Many big businesses are buying social start-ups in order to be competitive. Have a look what’s moving

Source: Visual.ly

 

Start-Up Marketing Resources: Don’t Spend All Your Money On SEO – Infographic

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Start-ups should forget SEO and play Lois Lane instead. Here are 7 better ways to spend your marketing resources. A great strategy for enhancing your company’s presence would be to maintain a strong focus on growing the brand’s web presence organically, through links back to your site, mentions in industry-related articles and building relationships with blog editors and journalists. SEO isn’t some magic formula that you can just throw a lot of money at and expect instant results. Continue reading

Tweets Of The Day – Monday, May 27th

Today’s tweets are about health, fitness, social media, start-ups and New York City.

Start-Ups Swimming in Cash

Internet startups are not finding any difficulties in raising money. TheStreet asked several new companies about their financing at Internet Week NY.

Get In Line: Companies Shop The Startup Market

Megan Hughes reports on companies looking for StartUp’s talent. She reports on Bloomberg Television’s “In The Loop.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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For the last three years, the Founder Institute has had its applicants perform a battery of personality and aptitude tests. Then it tracked those applicants — more than 15,000 test-takers as their start-ups launched. The goal: see if any personality … Continue reading

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Expanding upon our recent article Mapping Tech Startups, Allmand Law is proud to present a visual breakdown of the companies involved and the strategies that caused them to succeed or fail. Sound off in the comments below on why YOU … Continue reading