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Startups Deep Dive

Why is Zoom so popular? 3 Strategies Behind Zoom’s Growth

Zoom's business strategy boils down to just 3 concepts: customer-driven design, radical transparency and its freemium model. Here's how Zoom rose to the top:

Posted by Penny Robertson-Adams | June 4, 2021
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Startups Deep Dive

How GoPro Used Word of Mouth to Grow to a $1.61B Valuation

GoPro has become a household name in the camera industry, but how did a tiny device manage to revolutionise an entire industry, and be worth over $1 billion?

Posted by Liam Terrington | June 4, 2021
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Startups Deep Dive

Fitbit’s Marketing Strategy: 500% User Growth in 7 Years

Fitbit revolutionized a new industry of wearable tech, but how did they manage to get to their $9.7B valuation? Let's deep dive the Fitbit marketing strategy:

Posted by Chris Tweten | May 27, 2021
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Deep Dive Referral Marketing

The Dropbox Referral Program: 3900% Growth in 15 Months

This post explains the Dropbox referral program that drove 3900% growth. Learn how to leverage a similar strategy and drive exponential user growth.

Posted by Sandra Petrova | May 21, 2021
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Deep Dive Referral Marketing

WoW Recruit a Friend: Inside the Warcraft Referral Program

World of Warcraft (WoW)'s referral program, Recruit a Friend has been a primary customer acquisition channel for the gaming titan. Here's how WoW referrals work

Posted by Chris Tweten | May 20, 2021
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Deep Dive Referral Marketing

The Complete Guide to Set Up a Customer Referral Program

Word of mouth marketing dates back 1000s of years, from spice trade to early metallurgy. Today? We dive into how to set up a customer referral program to last.

Posted by Moises Godoy | April 10, 2021
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Tips Deep Dive

How Morning Brew's Referral Program Grew to 2.5 Million Subs

One good way to create a successful referral program is to look at how other people did it. Case in point: Morning Brew. Want to learn how they built an audience of 2.5 million? This blog post breaks down the Morning Brew referral program in detail!

Posted by Lars Arboleda | February 28, 2021
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Tips Deep Dive

Bench Accounting's B2B Referral Program Breakdown: How a Purpose-Driven Brand Drives Referrals

We break down exactly how Bench Accounting’s B2B referral program encourages sharing using a purpose-driven approach—from how they communicate their value proposition and the incentives they offer customers, to the CTA placements on their website and the language used in their emails.

Posted by Lars Arboleda | February 22, 2021
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Startups Tips Deep Dive

3 Key Lessons From Airbnb’s Referral Program That Boosted Daily Bookings by 300%

The secret to Airbnb's growth is their referral program. Airbnb has mastered referral marketing to create one of the most successful startups that boosted growth through word-of-mouth.

Posted by Kevin Yun | May 9, 2019