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Dear SaaStr:  What Was The Best Advice You Ever Got From an Angel Investor

SaaStr

Dear SaaStr: What Was The Best Advice You Ever Got From an Angel Investor. The best advice I ever got from one of my angel investors: Stop feeling sorry for yourself. I went to meet with one of my angels and mentors when things were probably toughest at my last start-up.

Bezos' Shareholder Letter in 2000

Tomasz Tunguz

It’s been a brutal year for many in the capital markets and certainly for Amazon.com shareholders. As of this writing, our shares are down more than 80 percent from when I wrote you last year. Jeff Bezos wrote this to start his annual shareholder letter in the year 2000.

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Top SaaStr Content for the Week: Flexport CEO, RevenueCat CTO, ZoomInfo CEO, Samsara CPO

SaaStr

Each week, we round up our most popular content so you can catch up on anything you may have missed. Check out this week’s top blog posts, podcasts, and videos: Top Blog Posts This Week: 5 Interesting Learnings from Sprout Social at $240,000,000 in ARR.

How to Find Popular New Keywords Before Your Competition

Neil Patel

SEO is tough! It can take months if not years to see decent results… especially if your website is new. Because everyone is going after all the major keywords that you can think of. Just look at the term “auto insurance” in the United States. There are 1.1 billion results… but only 165,000 searches.

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PayOps Fact Sheet

Infinicept's PayOps™ platform helps your business onboard and manage merchants so you can generate payments revenue, control your customer experience, deliver an improved product, and increase valuation.

The Episodic Content Creator’s Guide to Using SparkToro

Sparktoro

Last Saturday, I received an email from Rich Wilan, founder of Fascinate Productions. Rich and his team help podcast creators build audiences and top charts, and they’re very good at their work, helping clients like Zoe: Science & Nutrition, Startup Dads, A Cuppa Happy (and more) launch, grow, and reach chart-topping numbers. Rich kindly gave me permission to make my… Events Marketing SparkToro Tactics