10Critical Startup      Launch TasksStartup teams often miss these simple launch steps and fail.
What to expect in 10 slides…   A list of tasks and reasons why you need   them early in your         startup.             ...
Task 1: Setup Credible Email                           Why      100% of your customers will      interact with you via ema...
Task 2: Stay Out Of Spam Folders                           Why  You hamper user experience and  waste marketing dollars in...
Task 3: Set Up Google Webmaster Tools                         Why  You need to know how your site     is seen by search en...
Task 4: Set Up Google Analytics                           Why       Know how people use your         website and adjust it...
Task 5: Set Up Google Alerts                          Why   You need an easy way to track   trends that affect your startu...
Task 6: Update Employee LinkedIn Profiles                          Why       Reporters, investors, and      partners look ...
Task 7: Create A Crunch Base Profile                          Why   It helps you hone your message   and gain visibility a...
Task 8: Sign Up For HARO                          Why      Getting your story in front of     journalists is hard but crit...
Task 9: Submit To Feed My App                         Why     You need traffic to test your     product, build channels fa...
Task 10: Get Involved In Hacker News                          Why   Finding a hub of early adopters      and engaging them...
Thank You, That’s it!We have 134 more startup tasks at:                            With Links!        AwareLabs.com       ...
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A list of 10 critical startup marketing tasks from my list of hundreds. As a founder I have struggled with PR every time. In my efforts to simplify the process I have built a PR guide for startups.

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10 Critical Startup Tasks By AwareLabs

  1. 10Critical Startup Launch TasksStartup teams often miss these simple launch steps and fail.
  2. What to expect in 10 slides… A list of tasks and reasons why you need them early in your startup. Screen shots and links to tools that help you complete each task.This task list has beenreviewed and affirmed by PRand branding agencies. Here is what we can share…
  3. Task 1: Setup Credible Email Why 100% of your customers will interact with you via email. How Use Google Apps* to set up a domain specific email. * You will use this account for several more tasks.URL: https://www.google.com/a/cpanel/standard/new3
  4. Task 2: Stay Out Of Spam Folders Why You hamper user experience and waste marketing dollars in spam. How Set up an SPF Record with your domain registrar.URL: http://support.google.com/a/bin/answer.py?answer=178723
  5. Task 3: Set Up Google Webmaster Tools Why You need to know how your site is seen by search engines. How Google Webmaster Central provides critical SEO data. * Use the Google Apps account login you set up above.URL: http://www.google.com/webmasters/
  6. Task 4: Set Up Google Analytics Why Know how people use your website and adjust it. How Google Analytics is a complete metrics tool and easy to set up. * Use the Google Apps account login you set up above.URL: http://www.google.com/analytics/
  7. Task 5: Set Up Google Alerts Why You need an easy way to track trends that affect your startup. How Google Alerts can track topics in news, blogs, and other websites. * Use the Google Apps account login you set up above.URL: http://www.google.com/alerts
  8. Task 6: Update Employee LinkedIn Profiles Why Reporters, investors, and partners look at employees. How LinkedIn can yield incredibly valuable business partnerships.URL: http://www.linkedin.com/
  9. Task 7: Create A Crunch Base Profile Why It helps you hone your message and gain visibility among peers. How CrunchBase startups and founders for review by media.URL: http://www.linkedin.com/
  10. Task 8: Sign Up For HARO Why Getting your story in front of journalists is hard but critical. How Help A Reporter Out connects experts with journalists.URL: http://www.helpareporter.com/
  11. Task 9: Submit To Feed My App Why You need traffic to test your product, build channels fast. How Feed My App can drive the first engaging traffic to your startup.URL: http://www.feedmyapp.com/
  12. Task 10: Get Involved In Hacker News Why Finding a hub of early adopters and engaging them is key. How Hacker News lets you post topics and start conversation.URL: http://news.ycombinator.com/
  13. Thank You, That’s it!We have 134 more startup tasks at: With Links! AwareLabs.com @AwareLabs

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