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Dharmesh Shah
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Attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Simple, useful advice for startups looking to grow.
Some practical advice for driving growth at a startup.
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I could not agree with this more.  Too few startups don't build the audience they need while they're building the product.
“How Will You Get Customers?” That’s a question you’ll hear a lot when pitching an idea for a startup, and it’s one that you better have an answer to.
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Really popular article (10k+ hits), so it seems that this debate is not yet settled in people's heads. What's your take?
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Notes from an early, early HubSpotter and friend.  Thanks for all you have done, Ellie!  Wish you the best.
Guest post from early HubSpotter, Ellie Mirman on lessons learned.
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My latest from LinkedIn Influencers.
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Enjoyed reading this.
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Great piece from founder/CEO of Canva (one of my favorite startups).  Unfortunately, I'm not an investor, just a fan.
The story behind one of the more recent startup growth stories -- Canva.
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This made me literally LOL a couple of times.  (No, not the parts that I was in -- I'm not that funny)
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You were not that bad.. You may say you are not that funny, but your tummy looks awesome and brings a laugh nevertheless :) :) 
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Hopefully useful for those of you considering applying to an accelerator.  Especially if it's TechStars Boston.
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My latest post as part of LinkedIn Influencers.  #1 is super-important.
Want to be happier? I have good news and bad news. First, the bad news: Research shows that approximately 33-50% of your level of happiness is hereditary. Your genes dictate your “happiness set point.” [here's one article that talks about this]Now, the good news. According to psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky, 10% of your happiness is due to life circumstances and 40% is the result of your own choices and personal outlook: your career, your relation...
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Bravo. 
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With some great commentary from +Rand Fishkin (who is, unsurprisingly, #1 on the list)
Discover the top 50 marketing blogs on the internet, and get blogging insights from the person behind blog #1.
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Love, love, love this video.  And, it's nice to know my Hindi is still good enough to have understood the whole thing without captions.
Marketers can learn a lot from this amazing short film produced by Google.
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literally gave me chills!
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    Founder and CTO, 2005 - present
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Founder and CTO of HubSpot
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I'm the founder and CTO of HubSpot.  I also write OnStartups, one of the most popular startup blogs.
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Have been on the Inc. 500 list 5 times (across 2 different companies)
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