Startups

Ever Had A “Great Idea” Only For Reality To Beat The Sh%* Out Of You For It?

Have you ever had a great idea—only for reality to beat the sh%* out of your confidence in it? I started Autogrow.co in 2010. I was broke then. I had less than $200 in the bank. My previous software startup, BlueSkyLocal, had failed. I had moved home to live with family. I figured I’d look for a job rather ...

5 BIG Startup Mistakes From Entrepreneurs Who Would Know

This article is slightly painful to write, but I know I need to share it. It’s like that line in Iron Man 3 where Tony Stark narrates: “A famous man once said, ‘we create our own demons.’” I think that’s true, but it’s especially true in the world of startups. When you’re a startup, there are no excuses, ...

How to Get a #1 Spot on Product Hunt (w/ Stuart Brent)

Editor's Note: AutoGrow is proud to feature an interview with Stuart Brent, the founder of Startup Resources. Stuart recently landed at the #1 spot at Product Hunt. To learn how he did it, read on! Matt: Hi, my name is Matt Ackerson. I'm the founder of AutoGrow. AutoGrow,we are your strategic sales funnel partner on demand. ...

Stressed Out? Here are 7 Actionable Tips to Keep Stress In Check While Growing Your Business

On Saturday morning I went running with a close friend whom is in the process of starting up his first business. The weather was perfect. Blue skies, not too hot out, with high 70's. My friend and I made our way through a suburban neighborhood, picking up distance by turning down side streets. After we reached our ...