All My Comm Channels

Feld Thoughts

I realized yesterday, as I was driving to Denver, that my comm channels shifted again after I returned from sabbatical in December. So – instead of an always or or interrupt channel, my email has turned into a more periodic (several times a day) comm channel. That shifted my real time channels to a few different things since there isn’t a single unifying answer. The post All My Comm Channels appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

Are You Selling Solutions Through The Right Channel?

Startup Professionals Musings

Even the best products and solutions won’t go anywhere unless you sell them through the right channels. They usually get chastised and declined for ignoring the realities of the retail channel. In many product areas, especially retail, the channel is the market.

Omni-channel this!

deal architect

We are one step closer to release of my book on the SAP economy. The edit is done, the next steps are the inside layout, eBook conversion and prep for printing. Assuming all moves well, the media review PDFs should. Industry Commentary

How to Choose Digital Marketing Channels for Long Term Growth

ConversionXL

How you decide to invest in marketing channels can make or break your business. Okay, so it’s important to capitalize on effective channels that are conducive to growth at scale. An Overview of Common Digital Marketing Channels. Emerging Channels.

Lean LaunchPad for Life Sciences – Distribution Channels

Steve Blank

This post is an update of what we learned about life science distribution channels. Life Science/Health Care distribution channels differ by Category. It turns out that for commercialization, the business model (Customers, Channel, Revenue Model, etc.)

Why Consumer Brands Need To Keep An Eye On Their eCommerce Channel

YoungUpstarts

How can they determine whether their products are being sold at the right price across all channels? When brands list their products on eCommerce sites, they hand over an element of control, and it then becomes difficult for them to track inefficiencies in this channel.

Experimenting With Writing On More Channels

Feld Thoughts

I’m going to experiment with some different channels this year. I’m putting up a lot more content on the Startup Revolution site and I’ll be adding at least one more channel in the next 30 days. But in the next 30 days I plan to change the landing page for feld.com to include all the different channels, and I’ll also do my best to splice up a single feed for everything I write.

I’m on the Air – On Sirius XM Channel 111

Steve Blank

Starting this Monday, March 9 th 4-6pm Pacific Time I’ll be on the radio hosting the Bay Area Ventures program on Sirius XM radio Channel 111 – the Wharton Business Radio Channel. Mark your calendar for 4-6pm Pacific Time on Sirius XM Radio Channel 111 : March 9 th.

For Investors – Channelling Funds into Profitable Investments

The Startup Magazine

Business owners get to examine their company’s strengths and weaknesses, and channelling resources accordingly. Additionally, when stock markets are red-hot, funds are being channelled into stock purchases and away from gold.

PeoplesVC Launches Crowdfunding TV Channel

YoungUpstarts

Peterborough, New Hampshire-based PeoplesVC is on a mission to create jobs in America, and the equity-based crowdfunding site is in the process of launching an integrated multimedia platform to do exactly that.

Omni-Channel Product

SVPG

These are examples of omni-channel businesses whose products and services have a spectrum of customer touch points that span digital (apps, websites, notifications) and physical. Omni-channel products and services often provide value that is not digital. Have you ever received a text notification from your airline about a flight delay before the ground crew in the waiting area has the information?

Multi-Channel Attribution: Definitions, Models and a Reality Check

Occam's Razor

Multi-Channel Attribution is a red hot topic in our industry, and yet it is so poorly understood. Roll up your sleeves, put a smile on your face, grab a pinch of common sense, a heavy dose of reality and let's go… Three Types of Multi-Channel Attribution Problems.

YouTube launches channel subscriptions

The Equity Kicker

Google yesterday announced the launch of paid subscriptions for YouTube channels. So far this is only for a pilot group of around 30 hand-picked channels, but they say they are going to expand to a broader list of qualified partners that will operate on a self-service basis.

Omni-Channel Marketing Drives Sales (Avoid These 6 Mistakes)

YFS Magazine

Omni-channel is a huge buzzword in today's marketing world — and for good reason. Grow Marketing & Sales marketing marketing tips omni-channel marketing

a16z Video: Distribution and Sales Channels

Ben's Blog

What is a sales channel? Selecting the right channel is critical for any business — products … Uncategorized channel & distribution sales videoswatch time: 6 minutes.

Nine Keys To A Winning Startup Channel Strategy

Startup Professionals Musings

For that, you need to implement a winning distribution channel strategy. Common channel strategies include direct to customer, distributor, and joint venture arrangements. For many markets these days, the channel owns the market. Evolve the channel strategy as you grow.

KRON Channel 4 Do More Faster Interview

Feld Thoughts

David Cohen and I were interviewed on KRON Channel 4 in San Francisco for Do More Faster. It was our first TV interview around the book and was fun. It’s a good example of giving more than you get and letting the universe do its thing. Gary DiGrazia, the CEO of Mindjamz , emailed me with some questions about his startup. I didn’t know Gary but as is my habit I gave him some quick feedback.

Blog Traffic Fundamentals: What Are Communication Channels?

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

What’s even more amazing is every single day for six years … Read the rest of this entry » The post Blog Traffic Fundamentals: What Are Communication Channels?

Channel partners can be golden for growth

Berkonomics

I gave them a speed lesson on how the newspaper business can build a new river of cash through channel partnerships. A Channel partner is a person or a company with a complementary service, who is knocking on the same doors as you, and who is connected.

Channel Leverage Is the Key to Growth

Duct Tape Marketing

Channel Leverage Is the Key to Growth written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. When I started this blog back in 2003, there were perhaps six marketing channels available to businesses. Then add channel leverage. Marketing Strategy channel leverage growth hackin

Changing the Social Channel

Duct Tape Marketing

I plan to challenge the thinking that social networks are really channels and, in fact, make a case for things like clarity, culture, content and method as the most important channels of a social business.

Lean Business Tips: Marketing Channels on the Cheap

crowdSPRING Blog

Does this mean that you should avoid online marketing and social media channels? In fact, entire businesses are marketed solely using using social channels, and a huge industry of consultants and agencies specializing in these tactics has developed over the last five years.

Choosing the Right Marketing Channels for Your Business

Duct Tape Marketing

Choosing the Right Marketing Channels for Your Business written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. As of October 2017, there are roughly sixteen marketing channels available to us. Businesses need to get very, very good at getting clients in just a few of these channels.

Episode 1 on Sirius XM Channel 111: Alexander Osterwalder and Oren Jacob

Steve Blank

My guests on Bay Area Ventures on Wharton Business Radio on Sirius XM Channel 111 were: Alexander Osterwalder – inventor of the Business Model Canvas. Do the channels you imagine to reach these customers actually want to work with you?

The Fallacy of Channels: Startups Beware

Both Sides of the Table

Let me start by saying that most channel relationships don’t work. I’ve seen way too many startups spend all their energy getting channel deals done only to find out that they don’t produce ANY revenue. A Channel Love Story. Channel partners are no different.

Episode 3 on SiriusXM Channel 111: Kathryn Gould, Mar Hershenson, Sophie Lebrecht

Steve Blank

My guests this week on Bay Area Ventures on Wharton Business Radio on SiriusXM Channel 111 were: Kathryn Gould co-founder of Foundation Capital. Tune in on SiriusXM Channel 111 Monday June 29th 4pm PST/7pm EST for our next interesting program – Hacking for Defense in Silicon Valley.

Part 2 of Episode 6 on Sirius XM Channel 111: Steve Weinstein and Venk Shukla

Steve Blank

My guests on Bay Area Ventures on Wharton Business Radio on Sirius XM Channel 111 were: Errol Arkilic , former program director for the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (NSF I-Corps), now founder of M34 Capital.

Sales channels often disappoint

The Equity Kicker

I often find myself advising entrepreneurs to be cautious when predicting sales volumes through distribution partners or sales channels, so I thought I would reproduce my thoughts here. In fact, I can’t think of a successful investment we’ve made that won because of a channel or distribution deal. In my experience these distribution deals where small company does deal with big company to sell small company’s product disappoint more often than they deliver.

Zero-sum marketing channels: Good or bad for a startup to pursue?

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Many marketing channels are “zero-sum,” meaning that if one company wins a piece of the channel, other companies cannot also use that piece. So, even if you win a zero-sum channel, your growth in that channel is capped, and expensive.

The LeanLaunch Pad at Stanford – Class 6: Channel Hypotheses

Steve Blank

This week they were testing their hypotheses about the sales “Channel” – how a company delivers its value proposition (i.e. There are two major channels: physical channels and virtual (web/mobile) channels. How does the web differ from other channels?

Whitepaper: The Customer Experience Deficit in Multi Channel Retail

VC Cafe

People browse, choose, pay and troubleshoot products using mobile sites, apps and social media shaking the ground for multi-channel retailers, who until now mainly focused on their brand and brick and mortar shops. The experience accumulates across channels.

Episode 5 on Sirius XM Channel 111: Pete Newell, John Kuhn, Matt Weingart, Takashi Tsutsmi and Masato Iino

Steve Blank

My guests this past week on Bay Area Ventures on Wharton Business Radio on Sirius XM Channel 111 were: Pete Newell , managing partner of BMNT Partners.

7 Steps to Building a Successful Channel Partner Program

ConversionXL

This post takes you step-by-step through the process of building lasting and profitable relationships with channel partners. Companies can empower channel partners in 3 key areas: technical training, building industry expertise, and sales training.

Washington Post Launches Web Channel On Small Business

YoungUpstarts

The Washington Post has just launched On Small Business , a new online channel that focuses on entrepreneurship and small business. By creating a web channel specifically for them, we encourage readers to use this space to share ideas, challenges, and triumphs.”.

Control a channel

Start Up Blog

it got me thinking about the channels we use to publish our thoughts and to control our personal brands. On the one hand it makes total sense to choose a popular digital channel or two so that ‘we’ can leverage their audience. What if these channels just disappear? Or more specifically, what if a channel we have chosen to invest in just disappears? We must have a channel or repository where we retain an element of control or ownership.

7 Steps to Building a Successful Channel Partner Program

ConversionXL

This post takes you step-by-step through the process of building lasting and profitable relationships with channel partners. Companies can empower channel partners in 3 key areas: technical training, building industry expertise, and sales training.

15 Must Watch YouTube Channels for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

crowdSPRING Blog

All great entrepreneurs love learning, and video content on YouTube channels is another way that entrepreneurs can learn from other business leaders. But with so many channels to choose from, it’s easy to get lost in the world of YouTube. Video content is becoming more and more popular.

How we changed the way the U.S. government commercializes science: Errol Arkilic — Part 1 of Episode 6 on Sirius XM Channel 111

Steve Blank

My guests on Bay Area Ventures on Wharton Business Radio on Sirius XM Channel 111 were: Errol Arkilic , former program director for the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (NSF I-Corps), now founder of M34 Capital.

Why Local SEO is an Important Lead Generation Channel

Duct Tape Marketing

Why Local SEO is an Important Lead Generation Channel written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Justin Sturges. Podcast Transcript. SEO tools and strategies are constantly changing.

Hear how the Lean Startup began — and helped one company find success: Episode 2 on Sirius XM Channel 111: Eric Ries and Jon Sebastiani

Steve Blank

My guests on Bay Area Ventures on Wharton Business Radio on Sirius XM Channel 111 were: Eric Ries , entrepreneur and author of the New York Times bestseller, The Lean Startup.

Lean Marketing Tips: Hyperlocal Marketing Channels

crowdSPRING Blog

We write often about marketing strategies and tactics for small business and startups.

How to Pick a New Lead Generation Channel

Duct Tape Marketing

How to Pick a New Lead Generation Channel written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. To make sure everyone is on the same page, here’s what we define a marketing channel as: A marketing channel is a way of speaking to your customers.

Strategy Roundtable: Find High Velocity Channels

ReadWriteStart

First up at this week's Strategy Roundtable was Cheryl Yeoh presenting CityPockets , an online destination, and an app for managing daily deals across a wide range of sites.