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New Tools Roundup #12

Every week we get new tools recommended to us by founders of startups. We handpick the best ones for our weekly roundups so you can try them out! pCloudSecure cloud storage for your files“I cannot recommend it enough--it has a very user-friendly mobile app. You can invite specific people, collaborate and it is much easier to manage and more user-friendly than Google Drive or Dropbox.”- Rotem Peled, Founder & CEO of TopisharepCloud is cloud service tool that securely store...

Advice for the Early Stage Startup: Just. Medium.

Last week, I was asked 5 times what CMS or blogging platform a new startup should use. I recommended Medium each time.Everyone knows that Medium is an awesome place to discover content. And startup adoption of Medium for both content management and distribution is growing quickly; according to our own research, nearly 10x as many startups and founders were using Medium as a blogging platform at the end of 2016 vs. the end of 2015.However, the majority of startups are still leaning on legacy p...

New Tools Roundup #11

Founders of startups have been happy to share the tools they use at their businesses. Every week we put together this roundup of our favorite new tools for you to try out! This week's roundup features tools for analytics, fundraising, content marketing, and more! Check them all out below.TiempyReady to save time?“We use Tiempy for automated recurring posts. We use a paid version.”- Dickey Singh, CEO & Co-founder of PyzeTiempy allows users to schedule recurring social medi...

Where to Make Those Custom Hoodies, Custom Stickers, T-Shirts & Other Glorious Swag

You’ve secured your investors, you’ve figured out your business model and created a logo.Obviously the next pressing issue is getting some swag.Swag has become a staple for venture-backed companies, and it can be helpful for getting attention. Swag makes for great promotional pieces for your company whether it’s at a recruiting event or walking around SF. It’s a sweet perk for employees. And swag can make great gifts for your customers and your leads.Want a free swag t...

New Tools Roundup #10

Every week we get new tools recommended to us by founders of startups. We handpick the best ones for our weekly roundups so you can try them out! ElavonThe world of business runs on payments“Elavon is a processing system. The rates are really fantastic and the customer service is great.”- Sarah Goldberger, Founder of Lord Jameson Dog PatisserieElavon is a leader in processing payments. They have a large suite of tools for just about any kind of business like merchant accounts...

Startup Resolutions: The Best Tools for Achieving Your Startup Goals in 2017

It’s the end of 2016, and the end of the 4th quarter. Now more than any other time of the year is a point of reflection.How did your company do? Anything you set out to do? Did you accomplish every goal you set?Whether or not you’ve achieved your goals doesn’t matter, because now you can focus on doing better in the coming year.So cheers to startup resolutions, these are ten tools to help you achieve all your goals in 2017.WeekdoneWeekly Planning + Quarterly ObjectivesIf you...

That Big Tool Shed in the Sky: 8 Tools We Loved & Lost this Year

Of the thousands of tools that are essential to startups, many are themselves startups. And, as we all know, most startups fail, meaning some of these tools we’ve grown to use and love are no longer available.We’re taking a look at some of the tools that shuttered their doors this year. We noticed a few themes. One was the founders were very transparent with their user base about why they closed, and these blogposts will surely be beneficial to other startup teams. Another was the...

Where to Post Freelance Writing Jobs? Stacklist Reviews 6 Tools to Use

Content is at the center of what we do at Stacklist. We interview founders, and our blog is one of the main ways we synthesize our learning to make them accessible and actionable to readers.So we are almost always in the market for writers. Smart writers. Writers who can work with Stacklist research, understand what’s important to entrepreneurs, elevate the key points and, of course, write beautifully.We recently ran a new search for writers using six different freelancing tools suggest...

New Tools Roundup #9

Founders of startups have been happy to share the tools they use at their businesses. Every week we put together this roundup of our favorite new tools for you to try out! This week's roundup features tools for analytics, meetings, clauses and more! Check them all out below.AxosoftPowerful scrum software that adapts to your team“We use Axosoft for bug tracking. There are a lot of free tools available, but we chose this one because it has an interface that works for us. We have inte...