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I've been involved in several projects that hinged upon this question (generally start-ups or web+mobile apps), and it's not a clean or easy answer unfortunately! Plus every developer you talk to is going to try to sell you their services, but what you need is simply the truth! I'd suggest that ...

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Network with people you trust. Sell them your excess leads for a percentage of what they'll derive. Choose other freelancers, whom you might consider bringing on board if an agency emerges. This way you have only enough collaboration initially. In other words, you're not compromising your own...

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If you charge a subscription then I wound't have ads - it breaks the social norm for paid memberships. If it's freemium, then add ads to the free accounts.

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Microsoft Azure. For startups they give you a ton of stuff for free, and if you talk to someone there you can probably get even more. And when you're eventually ready to pay, you can just continue with them. Google's cloud offering is also free or cheap, but it's unclear what the future of tha...

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Nichole's list is comprised of people who talk about growth marketing. Although growth marketing is a component of scaling-up, scaling a company is much more about operational issues. Everything from tech stack to culture to legal and compliance and almost always sales. On growth, there are a ...

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The success of scaling-up, irrespective of logical explanations, relies on people, support, and contribution. Opinions and views of stakeholders, internal-external, should be taken as a due diligence exercise. That's where you need to have a steering group to visualize the future, and collaborati...

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it sounds like you've already answered your own question – you needed a COO yesterday. I would disagree with your CMO that adding a COO is just adding "another layer". It is, in fact, what keeps the lights on. If your house isn't in order, everything else falls apart. With 26 employees, one of y...

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Yes. Try looking at Salesforce and its suite of cloud solutions like Chatter, Marketing Cloud, Services Cloud, and Sales Cloud. Let me know if there's something around the same I can help you out with.

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Definitely traction (marketing, sales, customer acquisition, retention) and not infrastructure. You don't have a scalable business, you're "seeking" one. So seek it first, then worry about scaling. Put it this way: If there's two otherwise-identical businesses, and P has "good infrastructure" ...

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Many of the large established maunfactures attend trade shows, such as the Canton Import and Export Fair. The key is to look for manufactures that already supplies to established brands. Once the manufacture meets the QA standards of the large brands, their quality remains consistent regardless o...

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