Below you'll find a list of all posts that have been tagged "Startups"

Networking Best Practices (and Templates You Can Use!)

Over the past few years, the idea of networking has changed somewhat. With more companies and people moving to remote work, the need to network is more important than ever. You may have heard the phrase “it’s not what you know, but who you know”—and this couldn’t be more true for business. The right connections…

How Does Customer Discovery Help Your Startup?

There are some books that are common reading among almost every young company. The Lean Startup by Eric Ries, and the follow-up book Why the Lean Startup Changes Everything by Steve Blank are two of my favorites. Both authors encourage startups to put customer discovery into the development of a business from an early stage….

How To Validate Your Business Idea

Looking for ways to validate your business idea? You’ve come to the right place. In this post, we describe the five steps entrepreneurs can take to verify the potential of their business before launch, also known as doing market validation.   Why you need market validation Not all business ideas are worth pursuing. Market validation helps…

Using TextExpander for Startup Public Relations

When I look back over the past decade, I feel fortunate to have worked for and with so many incredible companies. The startup world exposes you to a wide variety of experiences. One hat that I’ve worn frequently is that of startup public relations. Caveat Emptor (or: You Don’t Want What You Think You Want)…

5 Reasons You Should Hire a Virtual Assistant

Whether you’re a solopreneur, a mortgage broker, a financial advisor or anything in between, chances are good that you could use some help to get things done. We’re all familiar with the challenges of hiring during The Great Resignation. Keeping costs down while still accomplishing your goals is a challenge for every business owner, regardless…

How To Motivate a Team of One

Companies can do more to engage and retain workers in “team of one” departments. Here are ways they can support single-person departments.

TextExpander End of Year Summary Email: A Look At Your Stats

We love TextExpander’s ability to save our community hours and even days of time every single year. Here’s a deep dive into how much time our real users have saved this year and how they spent it!

Our Startup Story

TextExpander’s first iteration wasn’t as an app – it was a humble System Preferences pane on Mac. Today we wanted to share the journey.

Investment Updates for Startups

Investment Updates are critical to communicating the performance of a startup to its investors. To level up your regular updates, we’ve created a public snippets group for you and walked you through the essentials of a great update.

Inbound Sales for Startups

Learn about inbound sales, a personalized, modern, and helpful sales methodology that can help you take your startup to the next level.