Our host Keshav, a Software Engineer at FirstPrinciples, will talk about Strapi and after a quick comparison with other headless CMS, will also give insights into how developers can create REST API. Register ASAP!
Founders, Are You Losing Sleep?
With around 92% of SaaS businesses shutting down operations within 3 years and the fact that there’s only a 0.00006% chance of becoming a unicorn, worrying about your business seems inevitable. These stats can make it difficult to see the silver linings. Here are some tips to help you!
As founders keep on chasing the dream of building and maintaining a successful SaaS business, follow the tips above to change that into reality.
Get Me Some Influencers!
Social media has become a household term, businesses have shifted their focus from traditional marketing tactics to using these platforms as a medium to get more leads.
A common myth about influencer marketing is that number of followers is what matters, that anyone with Xk followers can promote your business.
That’s far from the truth. Choosing the right influencer for your brand is as important as brand marketing. Here are some awesome takeaways from the brand that democratized design- “Canva”
Chargebee valuation jumps 2.5X on securing $250 mn from Tiger Global, Sequoia
Compliance automation startup Sprinto raises $10 mn in Series A funding
SEMrush acquires Backlinko – for !? well, no one except for the 2 parties and their legal team, maybe.
The announcement came into my inbox (yes, I am on their mailing list like so many others for the obvious reason – their emails are value-packed) with the SL – I sold Backlinko.
It is indeed a bolt-on move by SEMrush in accordance with the “Buy what you can’t outrank” ideology. With this acquisition:
Semrush doubled its organic traffic value
Gained the brilliant Backlinko team to help strengthen its SEO Academy
Paved a way for further acquisitions of niche companies by big players to expand their organic reach and add more value
By investing in their user’s education, they are increasing loyalty to their platform
Talking about numbers, SEMrush has now gained
173K+ newsletter subscribers
470K YouTube subscribers and its rich content library
No doubt it’s the start of a potentially rewarding opportunity for Semrush. We are counting on more acquisitions like this one in the coming months. All we can do is sit back, grab some popcorn and stay tuned.
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Our Podcast Will be LIVE Soon
Tune in for our conversation with Nikunj Verma CEO at Cutshort.io #1 tech hiring platform to hire quality talent. Watch it on Youtube this Friday 18th Feb 2022 to get some tips to gain product supremacy in your niche. Subscribe now to stay tuned!
Tally-ho Mateys! Full Speed Ahead- Hiring at Firstprinciples!