13 + 1 Top Sites To Submit Startup For Initial Traction and Coverage


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All startups face the same issue at their beginning. Questions like “how to get our first customers?” or “how to get at least 300 signups?” are bothering every startup founder. Of course, the most important thing to achieve this is to have great idea & great product. However, a lot of startup traction can be created by having your startup featured on popular startup blog/magazines/sites.
I have decided to create a list of top sites, where you can submit your startup to get some coverage

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13 + 1 Top Sites To Submit Startup For Initial Traction and Coverage

  1. 1. 13 + 1 Top Sites To Submit Your Startup For Initial traction and CoverageBy Marek Novotny, founder of StartUPpers.org Link to original article
  2. 2. Each Startups Dilemma 1. How to get our first customers 2. How to get our first signups 3. How to create startup traction
  3. 3. To solve the dilemma you need1. Great Idea2. Great Product3. Great Team4. Online CoverageAnd of course many other things.But here comes the list of 13 top sites to pitch your startup to get some online coverage
  4. 4. 13. Feed My AppPage Rank 5 • Great site to submit your project if you areFacebook Likes 2 071 working on mobile or web app. • Founded in 2007Twitter Followers 2 165 • Great place to make your first step in promoting your startup.
  5. 5. 12. TechliPage Rank 5 • Techli delivers news and in-depth editorial onFacebook Likes 1 554 the technologies, businesses and ideas that are changing the way we live, work, and play.Twitter Followers 8 750 • Founder has quite some experience from working for startups in Silicon Valley, some of them he founded himself, so probably he knows what he is writing about.
  6. 6. 11. Betali.stPage Rank 4 • Founded in December 2010 • To be featured on betali.st, you have to be inFacebook Likes 840 closed beta version, or even before that.Twitter Followers 9 513 • IF your product is already out there, your chance to be featured here is small. • Featuring on this site gets you 100-200 signups.
  7. 7. 10. BetabaitPage Rank 4 • Works very similarly as Betali.st • Betabait tries to connect startups which areFacebook Likes 377 still in beta, with some beta-testers.Twitter Followers 1 825 • Very young project, launched in 2011
  8. 8. 9. YoungUpStartsPage Rank 4 • Stories about rather small businesses and ideas that make this world better.Facebook Likes ? • Part of Singapore-based Upstart Publishing.Twitter Followers 1 117 Founded and run by Daniel Goh, who is at the same time owner of The Good Beer Company.
  9. 9. 8. StartupMemePage Rank 5 • Founded in 2007 • StartupMeme managed to catch the startupFacebook Likes 2 426 wave in the right time.Twitter Followers 5 911 • Focused mainly on Social Startups • Run by Mr. Sardar Mohkim Khan.
  10. 10. 7. KillerStartupsPage Rank 6 • “Tapping the wisdom of crowds to find the next internet big thing.”Facebook Likes 3 747 • KillerStartups believe, that the next BIG THINGTwitter Followers 8 936 (next Youtube, next Myspace) is going to be somewhere on their site. • If you believe the same about your project, you should not miss this opportunity, and pitch them.
  11. 11. 6. LifeHackerPage Rank 7 • Award-winning daily blog that features tips, shortcuts, and downloads that help you workFacebook Likes 492 135 and live smarter and more efficiently.Twitter Followers 550 174 • “Don’t live to geek; geek to live”. • If your mobile app is a smart way how to hack our lives, then you must be featured here.
  12. 12. 5. MakeUseOfPage Rank 7 • Booming website, which welcomes startup submissions.Facebook Likes 193 508 • Focuses on cool websites, computer tips, andTwitter Followers 38 447 downloads that make you more productive. • Launched already in 2006 t • 20M pageviews a month.
  13. 13. 4. ReadWriteWebPage Rank 7 • The “oldest” member on our list • founded by Richard MacManus in 2003 as aFacebook Likes 69 207 personal blog.Twitter Followers 1 220 042 • Since then it grew to astronomical size being one of the most respected technology site out there. • 3 days ago (12/oct/2012) it was announced, that Richard has left RWW to start a new chapter in his life. We can wish him nothing else than good luck..
  14. 14. 3. Venture BeatPage Rank 7 • One of the big 4, where you must be extremely awesome to get to their page.Facebook Likes 124 146 • VB covers all kind of technology articles andTwitter Followers 107 444 explains what technology means for us. • They started also VentureBeatProfiles, where you can discover and share opinions about startups – we strongly recommend you to create account there.
  15. 15. 2. MashablePage Rank 8 • Founded in 2005 • 20 million monthly unique visitorsFacebook Likes 1 003 465 • To be featured on Mashable, it is not enoughTwitter Followers 3 028 566 to have a good idea, and good startup. You must have great idea like a hell, and you startup has to be something so revolutionary, that even your grandmother wants to use it.
  16. 16. 1. TechCrunchPage Rank 8 • And finally, first place, goes to Techcrunch. • Mashable has higher traffic, but TechcrunchFacebook Likes 508 856 got us because there is much higher focus onTwitter Followers 2 424 047 Startup scene. • Founded in 2005, it now has 12 million unique visitors monthly and also runs Crunchbase, open database about startup companies.
  17. 17. BONUS: StartUPpers.org• Brand new social network for all startups.• It allows you not only to publish article about your startup, but you can still come over, to connect to other startups, look for employees, beta testers, and actively participate in forums and discussions.• You can be featured as “startup of the day” and get 24h coverage on the homepage.• On startuppers.org, all startups are welcome, to create extraordinary networking area – online.
  18. 18. www.startuppers.orginfo@startuppers.orgwww.facebook.com/Startuppers.orgtwitter.com/Startuppers_OrgBy Marek Novotny, founder of StartUPpers.org Link to original article