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The First 90 Days Day 80 - Pirate Metrics

12/6/2017
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Pirate metrics is essentially a way of categorizing different metrics and KPIs, and is made up of the metric stages which can be referred to as AARRR - Acquisition, Activation, Revenue, Retention and Referral. Many companies track metrics by the funnel, and then try to improve conversion rates from one of these stages to another. The AARRR metrics model was developed by Dave Mcclure and represents all of the behaviours of customers.

Duration:00:12:11

The First 90 Days Day 61: Strategic Partnerships

11/14/2017
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The First 90 Days Day 61: Strategic Partnerships by TheFirst90Days

Duration:00:15:11

The First 90 Days Day 47: Nurturing your first customers

10/29/2017
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Your customers don’t just become loyal customers overnight, you need to nurture your relationships through targeted and value-based interactions, to build loyalty.

Duration:00:17:06

Day 45: Avoid the leaky bucket

10/26/2017
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The First 90 Days Day 45 explains how you can turn leads into loyal, paying customers who will be true advocates for your business, and some of the tools available that can help you do this in an automated way as well as defining the best strategy for Upski to convert leads to paying customers.

Duration:00:20:17

The First 90 Days Day 41: Leads are the lifeblood of your business

10/20/2017
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As always think big, start small and act fast. Lead generation is the initiation of customer interest so getting more leads is beneficial to any business. Here are a few of our simple hacks to get more leads.

Duration:00:13:51

TheFirst90Days Day 31: To blog or not to blog

10/12/2017
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Content is king they say… but it can also be a huge waste of time and effort, if you’re not creating the right content, that is going to pull in real customers. Today is Day 31 of The First 90 Days and we’re talking ‘to blog or not to blog’ – whether you should be investing in content for your business, what role it could play for you, and how to stand out in the sea of average content out there!

Duration:00:12:23

TheFirst90Days Day 27: Making your website work for you

10/9/2017
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The saying ‘if you build it, they will come’ does not hold true for business – it’s not enough to just create a website and hope – you need to make it work for you! Today is Day 27 of The First 90 Days and we discuss three things: 1) How to optimise your website so your customers can easily find you, and so that you are turning website visitors into leads 2) The best way to track how customers are behaving on your website and use this insight to improve 3) How and when to make website updates

Duration:00:20:11

TheFirst90Days Day 23: Do I need a website?

10/4/2017
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Today is Day 23, and in this episode is called ‘Do I need a website’ and we’ll be talking about the importance of having a website for your business, and some of the questions you need to answer to make sure you have the correct web strategy in place.

Duration:00:17:05

TheFirst90Days Day 20: Style guide

10/1/2017
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Your style guide is a set of standards and guidelines that ensure consistency of your brand, in writing and visuals – making it easy for your customers to quickly recognise you, and to work effectively with freelancers or when growing your team. Today is Day 20 and we discuss the three core visual elements for your brand style – the colours, fonts and logo you choose!

Duration:00:19:32

TheFirst90Days Day 18: Value statements

9/30/2017
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Brand value lives in the mind of your customers, so being able to succinctly describe the value that your business offers to customers is critical. Today is Day 18 of The First 90 days – titled ‘Value statements’ where we talk about crafting value statements that describe exactly what you offer your customers, and how to use these across your marketing efforts.

Duration:00:10:21

TheFirst90Days Day 17: Your verb, your noun and your voice

9/28/2017
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Defining your brand is the first step you should take in your marketing plan – if you don’t define your brand, it will define itself – and it can be impossible to change later on. Today is Day 17 and we discuss a simple framework to help you decide how you will position your brand for your customers, and ensure you are consistent in talking about your business. This framework walks you through defining your ‘verb’, your ‘noun’ and your ‘voice’.

Duration:00:11:12

TheFirst90Days Day 13: Wireframes

9/23/2017
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Today is Day 13 and we are talking about wireframes, and how to develop and use these to communicate the vision for your website or product.

Duration:00:19:34

TheFirst90Days Day 10: Why are you different?

9/20/2017
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How do you set yourself apart from your competitors, and make sure your customers know that you’re different? In Day 10 of The First 90 Days podcast we discuss this, and talk about a simple matrix that helps you evaluate your various competitors, and find the niche area where you can play (and win!).

Duration:00:19:16

TheFirst90Days Day 8: Your big, hairy audacious goal

9/18/2017
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What is your BIG, HAIRY, AUDACIOUS GOAL (‘BHAG’)? What is the single, long-term, measurable vision for your business that keeps you and your team motivated, and working in the same direction? In Day 8 of The First 90 Days podcast we talk about BHAGs – what exactly is a BHAG, some examples we LOVE (including Upski’s!), and share ideas on how to brainstorm and make sure you’re setting the right BHAG for you!

Duration:00:20:32

TheFirst90Days Day 5: The traditional business plan is dead

9/15/2017
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If you’re writing a 50-page business plan before you’ve even started testing your idea in the market and getting first customers, then you’re moving too slowly. In Day 5 of The First 90 Days podcast we talk about the ‘business model on a page’ – a fast, iterative way to document and communicate your business model, and talk through each of the nine essential things that you must consider when creating your business model.

Duration:00:27:25

TheFirst90Days Day 3: Know your customer

9/13/2017
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I find it crazy when I meet entrepreneurs that are investing both time and money in their businesses, without a clear and detailed view of who their customers are (and yet it’s surprisingly common!). In Day 3 of The First 90 Days podcast we talk about this – how to identify your ideal customers, really get to know their wants, needs and problems, and then use this to steer decisions you make for your business.

Duration:00:19:32

TheFirst90Days Day 2: Is your business a painkiller, vitamin or candy?

9/12/2017
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Are you confident that there is a real customer need for your businesses products or services? That people are really going to care when you market to them? In Day 2 of The First 90 Days podcast we discuss this – we talk about how to be sure what you’re creating solves a real customer need, and how to understand how these customers are going to relate to or interact with your business – by categorising your idea as either a ‘painkiller’, ‘vitamin’ or ‘candy’.

Duration:00:10:25

TheFirst90Days Day 1: Is This The Right Idea For Me

9/11/2017
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As a founder, your business is a representation of yourself (at least in the early days), so it’s important that it’s a good fit for you as a person – what you stand for, what motivates you and will keep you motivated in the years to come. On Day 1 of The First 90 Days podcast, we discuss how to ensure your business idea is the right idea for you, and put ‘Upski’ through the ‘Is this the right idea for me’ test.

Duration:00:15:14

The First 90 Days: From Idea to Business in 90 Days - Podcast Trailer

8/28/2017
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Howtostartabusiness The First 90 Days podcast aims to break the myth of the ‘overnight success’ - bringing you the real story of how an entrepreneur can move from idea to business, in just 90 days. In this podcast, I’ll be working with WotWot Ventures to build a real business ‘Upski’ – taking this from idea through to implementation, and taking you along for the journey. You’ll get practical tips, as well as access to our real working documents, and templates you can use for your own...

Duration:00:03:05