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Shopify vs. Herbalife – Shorting Public Companies

October 5, 2017

October 6, 2017 Yesterday, Citron Financial came out with a video and detailed paper outlining how Shopify is similar to Herbalife, that they are running a get-quick-rich scheme, and that their stock should be half the value that it is. They also compared it to one of the largest MLM disasters in US history, Herbalife. […]

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Thoughts on Hypergrowth

October 3, 2017

October 3, 2017 Last week, I, along with BentoSMB founder Max, attended Hypergrowth, Drift’s first ever conference. We made the 7-hour drive from Kingston to beautiful Boston, not completely sure what to expect, but optimistic at the fact that the conference had completely sold out. Definitely not a “normal” conference When we arrived at the […]

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Takeaways from Hacking Growth (and how I plan to use them)

September 17, 2017

September 17, 2017 While a little more geared to businesses selling products or operating under a SaaS (Software as a Service) model, I did thoroughly enjoy Hacking Growth by Sean Ellis and Morgan Brown. I will definitely be applying some of the principles and ideas into trying to grow BentoSMB. Both Sean and Morgan have […]

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6 Resources That Make Font Pairing Easy

September 5, 2017

September 5, 2017 Great font selection can make or break a design and font pairing, even for a seasoned designer, can be difficult. Which is why I’ve gathered for you 6 resources that will do it for you! But before we get to that, here’s a short guide to typography Quick Font Pairing Guide Font […]

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Ideas to Get Started With Shopify

August 31, 2017

August 31, 2017 Shopify is a fantastic Canadian tech startup success story. Getting its start in 2004, and built out of the software from the founders’ online snowboard store, it has quickly become a go-to in the ecommerce space. In 2015 Shopify went public, and now boasts over 1 million users, and more than $40 […]

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The Importance of Craft Brewery Branding

August 24, 2017

August 24, 2017 Branding is important no matter the industry, but brewery branding is one of the businesses where it’s more vital than others. In Canada, between 2010 and 2015, there was a 70% increase in licensed breweries, and we’re currently sitting at a historic high for this industry. As of July 2017, there are an […]

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