Weekly Idea Roundup Spring
Posted on: November 3, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Weekly Funding Roundup: November 3rd, 2017

  Hi everyone, the weekly funding round-up is back with a couple of great items   Do you have European investors in your target list? This new website, started in The Netherlands, could be a fit. Looks like a great complement to AngelList. Try and let me know what you think – …

The Comprehensive Co-founder's Handbook - Chin Hing Chang
Posted on: October 30, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

The Comprehensive Co-founder Handbook

Writted by fellow startup founders and advisors. This handbook will cover everything you need to know from A-Z on finding and forming the perfect founding team for your startup. DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE CO-FOUNDER HANDBOOK Here’s the Table of Contents What is a Co-founder Why a Team Outsourcing/Contracting vs. Hiring/Founding Teams …

Posted on: October 29, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Networking 101 Guide

  HOW CONSCIOUS COMMUNITY BUILDING CONTRIBUTES TO GREATER SUCCESS. People can steal your ideas, they may even imitate your brand. That’s why building a supportive community around your product and industry is so crucial to the success of your business. In this short Networking101 guide, we offer 4 steps that help you …

Posted on: October 29, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Visual Brand Worksheet

  WHAT FIRST-IMPRESSION DOES YOUR BRAND GIVE TO AN AUDIENCE? Looks aren’t everything, but they definitely communicate a lot at first glance. A company may have a great product, but fall short in the market if it fails to convey a strong message. Is your brand conveying the message you …

Posted on: October 29, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Building a Basic Top of Funnel

  HOW TO BUILD A BASIC TOP OF FUNNEL. You hear marketers and salespeople talk about “the funnel” all the time. Fill the funnel. Top of funnel. Funnel. But what IS this funnel? And how DO you fill it? Spring does away with metaphors and talks about some of the …

Posted on: October 29, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Web Presence Guide

  SETTING UP A SIMPLE WEB PRESENCE FOR YOUR BUSINESS You’ve got a brilliant idea, it’s simple, sophisticated… Your first model or pop-up shop? Off the charts successful! Now you are hungry to continue. But how can you keep an interested audience up to date? How can you keep an …

Posted on: October 28, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Intro to Branding Worksheet

NOT SURE WHERE TO START WITH YOUR BRANDING? SPRING CAN HELP. Building a brand identity is a mammoth project, but having a place to start, and a framework to follow, can break a seemingly impossible task into manageable projects. With Spring’s Intro to Branding Worksheet, you and your team have the …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: October 27, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Keith’s Funding Roundup – October 28th

Looking for money for your business? I’ve put together my weekly round-up, this time with 4 helpful resources for entrepreneurs looking to raise capital. Check it out below: Fledge Seattle applications are open Fledge, the Conscious Company Accelerator, has applications open now for their Spring cohort in Seattle. Fledge is …

Posted on: October 26, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Why Startup Founders Should Provide Group Benefits

Having the double whammy of group insurance and a pension plan together can help retain top talent at your company.  The biggest case in favor of providing a group benefits program is employee retention.  The Case for Group Benefits  For anyone that might consider pursuing entrepreneurship, their first concern is …

Nicole Donnelly Spring Social Media and SEO Workshop
Posted on: October 24, 2017 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Social Media Marketing, SEO, and Fun at Spring’s Marketing Workshop

On Saturday October 14th, we had an amazing Social Media Marketing Workshop at Spring, where we covered the latest in: Search Engine Optimization Social Media Marketing Automation with Salty Waffle Online marketing tools Personal SEO Location-based content Keyword Strategy Tips and tricks to boost your rankings   And as a …