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Jan 18 19 tweets 10 min read
17 tools for buildd-ing your startup for FREE

A thread 🧵 1. Loom

Use case: Async video communication

Description: Record and share video messages of your screen, cam, or both. Faster than typing an email or meeting live.

Has a free plan

Link: loom.com
Jan 12 14 tweets 3 min read
Jeff Bezos once said, "Advertising is the price you pay for having an unremarkable product or startup."

For decades he mocked this marketing strategy, but Amazon Ads is now HUGE — $35B revenue 🤯

Not just Amazon, everything is becoming an ad network!

How? Read to know more 🧵 Structure:
1) Amazon is an advertising giant
2) Even Walmart wants a bigger piece in ads!
3) How Facebook makes money from ads
4) No more tracking!
5) Only if own data, you're the king!

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Jan 11 17 tweets 8 min read
15 NoCode tools to buildd your startup with ZERO code

A thread 🧵 1. Adalo

Use case: Mobile apps

Description: Turn your mobile app concept into reality. Build visually stunning apps and launch them on the iOS and Android app stores.

Has a free plan

Link: adalo.com
Jan 5 10 tweets 3 min read
Adobe gets 7.5 million/month organic traffic for a SINGLE product using a unique SEO strategy 🤯

SEO is key to any startup's marketing plans, and Adobe's approach is a masterclass in SEO!

Let's break it down 🧵 Here's how we'll cover it:
1) What problem(s) did Adobe identify?
2) So, what did Adobe do about it?
2) And what was the impact?

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Dec 22, 2021 14 tweets 3 min read
Apple's iPhone launch was iconic! As Steve Jobs said, they reinvented the phone in 2007.

Clearly, Apple is such a cult because of revolutionary products & marketing.

But Apple's future is NOT the iPhone, iPad or Mac. It's a SaaS business that makes 2x profits!

Let's find out🧵 Structure:
1. What are Apple Services?
2. Apple’s top SaaS
3. Services revenue
4. Vs iPhone
5. Vs Top SaaS companies
6. Why move from hardware to SaaS?
7. Will Apple no longer make hardware?

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Dec 21, 2021 12 tweets 3 min read
Is Kunal Shah a visionary "Not everyone gets" OR does his startup burn cash because...he can!

Sure, Dravid’s "Indira Nagar ka Gunda hoon main!" was iconic!

But are IPL ads worth it for CRED? After all, they spend 50-60% on marketing & still make huge losses 🤯

Let's find out🧵 Structure
1. What is CRED trying to do?
2. What’s the visionary move?
3. How does a “Trusted network” help?
4. CRED IPL Ads
5. IPL customer acquisition cost - The Math
6. Verdict

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Dec 1, 2021 12 tweets 3 min read
Our startup has grown from $1M to $3M revenue in 7 months — major driver in marketing was SEO.

We absolutely love it, yet, it intimidates so many!

So, in 9 tweets, we'll explain SEO using the analogy of a LIBRARY - guarantee you'll understand it like never before :)

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Nov 30, 2021 9 tweets 2 min read
NoBroker became the 36th unicorn startup in India in 2021!

COVID was brutal for Real Estate industry with INR 1 lakh crore loss.

But NoBroker tripled its valuation from $350 million to $1 billion, in the same period.

How did they do that? Let's deconstruct it together 🧵 Structure:
1. Was there a need for NoBroker?
2. How's the business performing?
3. Why are VCs so interested in it?
4. What happens in the "long run"?

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Nov 24, 2021 17 tweets 7 min read
Our startup generates $3 million in revenue and runs on a $60/month NoCode stack!

Building tech has become easy, accessible & cheap with NoCode tools.

Today we share 7 types of NoCode tools along with:
1. Specific use case each solves
2. Real examples
3. Alternatives

Thread 🧵 7 use-cases:
1) Marketing websites
2) Info websites
3) E-commerce websites
4) Automation workflows
5) Memberships
6) Complex web apps
7) Mobile apps

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Nov 23, 2021 11 tweets 3 min read
Time to become a Unicorn startup:
- PayTM & Flipkart: 5 years
- Ola: 4 years
- Udaan: 2 years
⇒ Mensa Brands: 6 MONTHS!

Best part ⇒ It is NOT an "original" idea — just great timing & execution!

Why are VCs going gaga about Mensa Brands? Let's uncover 🧵 Outline:
1. What are Thrasio-style startups?
2. Is the space heating up in India?
3. What's Mensa really about?
4. How did they raise such a big round?
5. Where does the money go?
6. Future for this space

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Nov 18, 2021 12 tweets 3 min read
PayTM's IPO is the biggest ever in India — INR 18,300 Cr!

A huge moment for the Indian startup ecosystem!

But, do you really understand all that's being said?
- What these numbers mean?
- Where the money goes?
- What PayTM's future looks like?

Let's uncover the PayTM IPO 🧵 Structure of the analysis:
1) Understanding the IPO
2) Is PayTM that big? Is it profitable?
3) Is this exciting? What's the future?
4) OK, I'm happy - but, is it worth it?

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