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The Founder of Mailchimp's 3 Killer Tips for Startups

Have you ever been so frustrated with services available that you just up and started a business?

That’s what the Mailchimp founder did. 🐒

Ben Chestnut saw the need to create template newsletters for his clients so that it was easier to customise and streamline each week.

According to Hubspot, 64% of small businesses use email marketing to reach customers. So, it’s not a question of whether it’s valuable or not, it’s how valuable you make this communication tool to your customers. 📧

If you want to go from startup to grownup, we suggest following Ben Chestnut’s tips on operating a startup:

  1. Listen and collaborate – you need to listen and involve those around you in the growth of the company
  2. Chaos can be good – chaotic spouts of creativity enable us to think out of the box.
  3. Threats are never-ending – you survive and thrive when you recognise potential threats to your business.

Are you ready to launch your small online business? Here are 5 essential tips from Mailchimp on starting your online business:

  1. Know your market
  2. Create your website
  3. Grow your customer base
  4. Create marketing campaigns
  5. Use consumer insights

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