Distribution

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Direct Vs. Indirect Distribution

YoungUpstarts

Aside from ditching the storefront, there are some important things to consider when moving your distribution to the internet. While distribution channels have not largely changed over time, the demand of consumers to have fast and convenient delivery has become the norm.

Distribution, Distribution, Distribution

Mark Birch

I noticed an interesting tweet by Dave McClure the other day that talked about startup pitch decks and the general lack of information about distribution: He is absolutely right. Do not ignore the distribution question when pitching investors!

Global Venture Capital Distribution

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Richard Florida published some stats on the distribution of global venture capital investment last week. Richard Florida published some stats on the distribution of global venture capital investment last week.

a16z Video: Distribution and Sales Channels

Ben's Blog

Selecting the right channel is critical for any business — products … Uncategorized channel & distribution sales videoswatch time: 6 minutes. What is a sales channel? It’s a route to market for a product or set of products, from a website to a sophisticated sales force.

How to Distribute a Press Release

Rembrandt Communications

The post How to Distribute a Press Release appeared first on Boost sales with BtoB Content Strategy and PR here. Stop wasting time and money on minimal results. There are still many places where you can write a press release and have it posted as-is on various, media-venues.

Distribution and Engagement Frameworks

Mark Birch

Last week we talked about the importance of having a cogent distribution strategy even in the early stages of a startup. The reality however is that distribution is significantly harder than building product.

Distribution Businesses As A Startup Opportunity

YoungUpstarts

Operating a distribution business can be that type of solution. Once you have some ideas of who you want to work with, you’ll begin to see the value in operating a distribution business. Others distribution supply chain

Distribution Mode vs. Initial Contract Size

Mark Birch

So how does initial contract size affect the distribution strategy of SaaS companies? Over half of the companies with median ACVs below $1K relied primarily on Internet distribution, but once over $1K median ACV, companies shifted heavily towards inside sales.

Test, Optimize and Distribute: Tips for Boosting App Downloads

Inc Startups

The combination of testing from the onset, long tail keyword optimization and a targeted social media distribution plan can work to significantly boost app downloads and drive sales.

Distribution Mode vs. Initial Contract Size

Mark Birch

So how does initial contract size affect the distribution strategy of SaaS companies? Over half of the companies with median ACVs below $1K relied primarily on Internet distribution, but once over $1K median ACV, companies shifted heavily towards inside sales.

Distribution – A New Foundry Group Theme

Feld Thoughts

We’ve put up a post on the Foundry Group site about a new theme of ours we are calling Distribution. Distribution : Giant existing online markets can be completely disrupted by new distribution methods like Facebook, Twitter, Mobile, and User-Generated Content. Foundry Group distribution themeWe’ve been investing in this theme for a while but have continued to formulate exactly how we think about it.

Distribution Advantage

Rob Go

We tend to favor companies that have a “distribution advantage”. So what are some examples of distribution advantages? We invested in the company had only a few thousand engineers, but even then, you could see the beginnings of a vibrant vertical community that could provide an amazing distribution advantage once a paid product was released. Legacy Distribution Power : Quite a few successful companies got a nice head start because of legacy traffic.

Automation and Jobs - Unevenly distributed

deal architect

I have been reading plenty of stories recently about how technology and automation are killing jobs. And my usual reaction is to think of William Gibson and his quote "The future is already here — it''s just not very evenly. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Industry Commentary

The joys and benefits of working as a distributed team

joel.is

Buffer is a fully distributed team. I am happy to report that I am in love with the choice we made to be distributed all across the world. When I say we’re a distributed team, I mean that we’re literally spread across the whole planet. 6 reasons being distributed is so exciting.

200,000 eggs distributed from NC farm being recalled

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

More than 200,000 eggs distributed from a North Carolina farm are being recalled because of the potential to be contaminated, the US Food and Drug Administration announced Friday

Feds: Texas airport workers used flights to distribute meth

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

DALLAS (AP) — Federal authorities say 10 people who worked at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport used commercial flights to distribute methamphetamine that was flown to Arizona, New Jersey and elsewhere

How Indie.vc Cash Distributions Work

Bryce Dot VC

terms is the option for founders to make cash distributions to investors from profits as a return on their investment instead of selling out or taking their company public to create a liquidity event. model, founders who choose not to sell out or raise money from traditional VCs have the option to make cash distributions to investors. Once 2x is hit, that math flips to 80% of cash distribution going to founders and 20% to Indie.vc. One unique aspect of the Indie.vc

Platform distribution risks

Chris Dixon

When you depend on a platform for distribution (acquiring and retaining users), you take on different risks. Currently, social networks like Twitter and Facebook seem to have the most meritocratic discovery mechanisms, which is one reason so many startups target them for distribution. The risk that the platform will throttle distribution or monetization (for apps that rely on paid advertising, throttled monetization also means throttled distribution).

Questions I ask myself about working as distributed team

joel.is

As part of our decision to be a distributed team at Buffer, there have been a number of amazing advantages this has brought as well as it making a fun team to be part of due to the many different cultures and locations of team members. The decision to be a distributed team.

7 Creative Content Distribution Tactics You Aren't Using

Inc Startups

There's nothing more disappointing than creating a great piece of content, posting it, and then letting it shrivel up at the bottom of someone's feed. Marketing

3 Reasons Email Can Make You Amazing at Content Distribution

Inc Startups

Email marketing is very effective; in fact, it converts three times better than social. That's why leaders can't solely rely on social shares. Marketing

Warby Parker's Distribution Challenge

Inc Startups

The challenge is how to continue to meet our social commitment of distributing eyeglasses to those in need in a sustainable way," she said in the interview. But the distribution challenge in more rural, poor areas is a significant one.

Why product now trumps distribution – a framework

The Equity Kicker

Back in 1999 when I got my first job in the venture industry I remember having a debate with my boss about the relative importance of product and distribution for startups. Since then the internet has changed everything and for most industries product is now far more important than distribution. Indeed, the companies who controlled distribution were often the most profitable of all. Distribution must still be mastered.

The joys and benefits of working as a distributed team

joel.is

Buffer is a fully distributed team. I am happy to report that I am in love with the choice we made to be distributed all across the world. When I say we’re a distributed team, I mean that we’re literally spread across the whole planet.

Dollar General Creating 400 New Jobs In Texas

Startup Professionals Musings

The company’s new distribution center in Longview, TX will serve approximately 1,000 Dollar General retail locations in Texas and the southeast. Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Logistics & Distribution Retail Texas Distribution Center Dollar General Economic Development Expansion Gregg County Site SelectionRead: Dollar General Creating 400 New Jobs In Texas at BusinessFacilities.com.

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The lock of traditional TV distribution is weakening

The Equity Kicker

This chart shows that TV viewing is declining fast amongst American teens, weakening one of the key points of legacy control and creating more space for new distribution startups to build an audience.

How to Keep Your Distributed Workforce Culturally Aligned

Inc Startups

Building a tightly knit team across locations improves productivity and business outcomes.

Kellogg shutters distribution centers, lays off workers

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

is shuttering distribution centers across the nation and cutting more than 1,000 workers, as it follows through with a cost-cutting plan amid falling sales NEW YORK (AP) — Kellogg Co.

How to Supercharge your Content Marketing with Paid Advertising

Brandanew

The content is ready and now post-publishing you’re on to emailing your list, reaching out to influencers, and distributing on your social channels. Sometimes, paid advertising tools and platforms can be a great supplement to these more traditional means of distribution.

Film and TV distribution startups please roll up

The Equity Kicker

But the problem is that distribution hasn’t changed and we are now in a world where it is apparently a cliche to say: There’s never been a better time to get your movie made, and never been a worse time to get anyone to watch it.

Are Paid Content Distribution Platforms Cost Effective?

Duct Tape Marketing

Are Paid Content Distribution Platforms Cost Effective? Paid Content Platforms: A Distribution Alternative? The following are some of the most popular distribution platforms on the market. Winning the distribution game is key to making the most of your content marketing.

Thoughts on Facebook Distribution

David Lee

It complements Open Graph, which we think is one of the strongest distribution channels since Facebook launched its platform in 2007. This light-weight, passive sharing mechanism has created one of the most powerful distribution channels ever. Word-of-mouth marketing is the most powerful distribution channel for commerce. A few days ago, Facebook announced a feature where a FB user can follow someone’s actions in a 3rd party app.

Corning glass factory, distribution center foresee 430 jobs

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

plans a new North Carolina factory and distribution center for its pharmaceutical glass containers, creating about 430 jobs in the next four years RALEIGH — Corning Corp.

Corning glass factory, distribution center foresee 430 jobs

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

plans a new North Carolina factory and distribution center for its pharmaceutical glass containers, creating about 430 jobs in the next four years RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — Corning Corp.

Startups: Just say NO to outsourcing, contracting, and distributed teams

K9 Ventures

In fact, I have an explicit exception for companies that rely on outsourcing, contracting, or those that have distributed teams. For now I wanted to talk about why I am so opposed to any outsourcing, contracting and distributed teams for small (< 10 person) tech startups. For a small startup, the overhead of managing a remote or distributed team far outweighs any cost advantages that may be exist.

10 Characteristics of Successful Distribution Networks - NextWala

NextWala

10 Characteristics of Successful Distribution Networks. Photo by Nick Saltmarsh ) Over the past few months, I've looked at many startups that are focused on distribution of content in the digital media & mobile space.  NextWala.

Deadliest Catch Media Distribution

aweissman.com

Deadliest Catch Media Distribution. The traditional approach to content distribution has been "if you build it they will come." Distribute quality content in one place, buying the shelf space for that place, then market it to drive users/viewers to that place. skip to main | skip to sidebar. aweissman.com. Maximizing the serendipity around you. Jul 13, 2007.

How To Find A Distributor For Your Food Startup

YFS Magazine

Plan distribution channels food distributors food startupsWhether you’re the proud owner of a baked goods empire or an organic farmer, here's how to find a food distributor that meets your needs.

OTT Messaging and Content Distribution

Mark Birch

sasangge : By the end of 2013, Informa estimates that 41 billion OTT messages will be sent every day, compared with an average of 19.5 billion P2P SMS messages. However, there are far more P2P SMS users than there are OTT messaging users: There were about 3.5 billion P2P SMS users in 2012, according to Informa, compared with about 586.3 million users of OTT messaging. Each OTT user sent an average of 32.6