E891: #AllAskJason Call-In: right approach to metrics, customer acquisition & retention, landing qualified leads & true feedback from the front lines, to take or not to take investor money, relentless focus as a strategy

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#AllAskJason Call-In: right approach to metrics, customer acquisition & retention, landing qualified leads & true feedback from the front lines, to take or not to take investor money, relentless focus as a strategy

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0:34 – Jason introduces the episode and takes a question from the first caller, Rob from Scotland. What’s the right approach when trying to benchmark what “good” looks like for his private social networking service, Kindaba?

13:31 – Jason thanks sponsor LinkedIn. Redeem your first free $100 ad credit by visiting linkedin.com/thisweekinstartups.

15:47 – Second caller Derrick Johnson from San Francisco asks Jason’s advice for finding qualified leads and turning them into paying customers for his enterprise AI software, Encounter AI.

24:54 – Jason thanks sponsor Four Sigmatic. Visit foursigmatic.com/twist or use discount code “twist” to receive 15% off!

26:59 – Third question from Mat Sherman from PubLoft who is facing a blocker – should they go farther with money or go smarter without money?

42:40 – Fourth question from Austin from Inside.com – what have you learned about startups in 2018 that have changed your perspective?

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