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The Bubble is about to Pop

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Posted by Anonymous on 2008-01-22

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Can We as Entrepreneurs Change the VC Process? How about a VC Revolution?

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Re Position Now?

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Posted by Bruce Kasanoff on 2009-01-27

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PUBLIC:

In the middle of trying to launch a start-up (The Goal Mine), the deepening downturn has pulled me back to a practice (Now Possible) that has become more timely than ever: re-positioning companies.

As I look around the entrepreneurial landscape, what surprises me is how little substantive re-positioning has occurred... yet. The world has shifted, dramatically. The rules have changed. And yet most firms are pretty much still pitching the business model they developed before last fall. 95% of the time, that's not going to work.

This new world creates its own opportunities. All is not gloom and doom, unless you fail to acknowledge how much the rules have changed. Rents are going down. Lots of talent is available. People are willing to take chances (largely because they have no choice.) But at the same time, everyone has both hands on their wallet.

How should your firm re-position itself today? Whatever you decide, that decision should ripple quickly through your pitches, your sales materials, your product/service offerings, and even your pricing sheet.

One thing to keep in mind: hope is not a strategy. Hoping you'll get funding and find customers even though you did not change your positioning, well, that's not much of strategy. Basically, the entire world is taking a 50% pay cut. So what do you do differently?

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Marketing 2.0 with No Marketing Budget

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Posted by Anonymous on 2008-11-12

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Thoughts on Ideas for Organic Growth

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Exporting: Why and How

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Sources for Reputable Software Market Research on Strategic Growth Options/Future?

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Outside USa Investments

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Marketing Budget?

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Could Anyone Recommend Me Any VC/Angel Funds Focusing on the Latin American Market?

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Posted by fundraising on 2011-07-16

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Product in the Market and Almost Profitable Valuation?

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Startup Marketing What Worked Best for You?

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Publicist vs. Marketing Firm

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Valuations in Current Market

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Sales and Marketing Plan

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Calpers Pulling Out..?!

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Posted by Anonymous on 2009-03-10

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How Do I Sell Shares of My Previous Venture to Fund My New One?

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Posted by Anonymous on 2009-03-09

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Combined Brands: is It Possible?

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Posted by Anonymous on 2009-02-24

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Go to Market Strategy

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Posted by Anonymous on 2009-01-22

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Product Marketing and Pr Firms in Sf

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Posted by Anonymous on 2008-09-16

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Market Research

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That Darn Chicken and Egg Thing Again

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Posted by Anonymous on 2008-09-10

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Marketing Activities for Pre Alpha Software Companies

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Posted by Anonymous on 2008-08-16

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