‘Startups’ Posts from FullContact

Inspire Denver Round 2!

We’re partnering with our friends at General Assembly to launch a new quarterly event spotlighting Denver people-focused professionals and startups. Join us!

Fireman helmet - Wrangling the Wild West

Wrangling the Wild West

Growing up in a startup has been amazing. I had the fortune of joining FullContact in it’s infancy when things were still the wild west. We slung code as fast as we could write it, watched it fly onto production servers and scrambled to deliver bug fixes in a recursive fashion. All of us were on call and would collectively receive the pages day or night. It was all part of the gig and we embraced it.

Announcing Inspire Denver

We’re partnering with our friends at General Assembly to launch a new quarterly event spotlighting Denver people-focused professionals and startups. Join us!

Hiring for cultural compatibility in a startup is key

As FullContact’s Chief People Officer and the newest member of the team, I’m blown away by the large amount of employment interest we receive week in and week out. FullContact’s fabulous brand speaks for itself and the essence of that brand is something that starts from within. One of our core brand values is being awesome with…

What Makes a Great Onboarding Experience?

You’ve built a product, you’re pretty sure that it’s great. But every time that people sign up, they abandon it within minutes. Chances are good that you have a terrible onboarding process. But to learn how to fix it, you have to first gain a better understanding of what onboarding is and, perhaps more importantly, what it is not.

Finding Your Brand Voice

You’ve built a great product, you’re gathering interest and gaining customers. But finding the right way to talk to current and potential customers is one area where many companies just don’t excel.

Ask why 5 times

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff: Track Less to Know More

“Measure everything.”

I will be far more surprised if you’ve not heard this edict than if you have. Every time you hear someone talk about their company, be it to friends, investors or anyone else, those measurements get regurgitated en masse. But which metrics actually matter, and which ones exist to look good on paper?