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How to Build Brand Loyalty

How to Build Brand Loyalty

We caught up with our second speaker, CMO of a huge disruptor in the fitness industry on how she built brand loyalty. Stay tuned on the 22nd of August for when we announce our first 6 international speakers and our Early Bird Tickets! 

1. Invest in your community - We aimed at connecting our fitness enthusiasts and the studio owners through events, virtual dialog, and surprise and delight moments.

Why SydStart became StartCon

Why SydStart became StartCon

On October 30th 2015 we announced a huge change. Sydstart was no more and we were becoming StartCon. 

This came as a shock to the Sydney entrepreneur community who had grown to love Sydstart's annual conference in Sydney. When we meet Sydney entrepreneurs we are often asked the question "why StartCon?" 

The reason is simple, we wanted to create a network for our entrepreneurs that had the ability to span outside of one city.

Alaister Low on Keys to Success in Internet Marketing

Alaister Low on Keys to Success in Internet Marketing

“Everything You Know About Internet Marketing is Wrong.” 

That’s Alaister Low’s straightforward introduction to his SydStart 2015 keynote presentation. Alaister is the Senior Director of Warrior Forum and Warrior Payments. Alaister shared fresh insights on internet marketing with the crowd at SydStart and especially pointed out that startups, growth, funding and PR don’t matter without customers.

Andrew Hyde on Growing the Largest Hackathon Series in the World

Andrew Hyde on Growing the Largest Hackathon Series in the World

"I've been lucky a lot" 

Andrew Hyde, founder of Startup Weekend, admits immediately that his success has in some part been down to luck. Being in the right place at the right time. However it was his ability to make connections and introductions that meant he was the right entrepreneur for the job. 

Sean Ellis talks about the 3 stages of Growth Hacking Success

Sean Ellis talks about the 3 stages of Growth Hacking Success

“Growth comes in stages. If you fail the first stage, you’re going to fail the next stages,” Sean Ellis said at the recently held SydStart conference.

Sean’s more than 10 years’ experience in growth and marketing started at LogMeIn and Uproar, and later on at Dropbox and Eventbrite. His most important takeaway when he founded his own company, GrowthHackers.com, was this: get the early years and the traction right.

According to Sean, there are three stages of growth – determining product/market fit, stacking the odds, and scaling growth.