Making slow decisions is the fastest route to startup extinction.
Your competitors can afford to move at a slower pace. They have built-in economies of scale. With significant market share, customers default to buying their product. And they have a bigger marketing budget than you.
But outpacing existing competition isn’t your only threat...
You also need to move faster than new competitors who’re ready to gnaw on your coattails.
According to Crunchbase, an estimated $6 billion dollars was invested into more than 7,200 new startups in 2020. (1) Since only an estimated 15% of all startups raise funds, as many as 48,000 new startups enter the arena every year. (2)
Failing to capitalize on this opportunity isn’t the only downside if your startup fails.
Consider how this failure might impact you:
All because you didn’t fight hard and fast enough for your startup.
Building a brand is powerful. While you need to start sooner rather than later, it also takes years to grow.
Having more capital is also influential in increasing growth. With more money, you can hire faster, create defensibilities faster, and get market share faster. Yes, money is important. But it’s your fuel to move faster.
Of course, not all startup marketing agencies are equal.
Some agencies only focus on later-stage startups. Others will take any small business or ecommerce store who will pay their bills. They claim they’re the best at social media marketing, search engine optimization, and web design. Each marketing campaign sounds like marketing tactical hell, doesn’t it?
Growth Ramp focuses exclusively on creating the highest ROI for early-stage startups. Instead of starting with a list of services, our founder began by talking to early-stage founders like you to understand your unique challenges.
Just like you, we began by understanding our market’s problems first. Only after we understood your problems did we create a unique digital experience to help you grow faster.
Even if you compare Growth Ramp with other full service digital marketing agencies, we often beat them in three areas:
Like you, we optimize our services for speed. Because when our services are faster, you make money faster, plain-n-simple. This works regardless if you measure growth in MRR, GMV, LTV, or any other three-letter abbreviation (though we know how much you love your recurring revenue).
One client said we’re like an agency who straps you to a couch and pulls you behind our ski-doo. Sure, you might get a little snow on your face. But it’s the wild ride you’ve always dreamed of taking (am I right?).
Growth Ramp is a product marketing agency that loves to outperform your competitors.
If you think you can keep up and want to take that wild ride with us, apply to hire Growth Ramp.
You’re up against competitors who are bigger and better funded than you are. You can’t afford to look like everyone else and expect to win.
To distinguish yourself from the competition, you need an action plan. A plan that helps you define the swim lane you need to be in and get there faster. This is why you need brand positioning services. Learn more about our brand positioning services >
A powerful brand strategy will help you strip away everything you should not do. It will then give you the vision to deliberately be different.
Growth Ramp’s product marketer will help you know where your time, energy, and money should go to drive growth faster. Learn more about our brand strategy services >
There are 100 ways to grow a startup. But without a clear go-to-market strategy, you will soon find yourself in marketing tactical hell.
If you want consistent growth, you need to partner with an agency that knows the right go-to-market strategy better than you. Learn more about our go-to-market strategy services >
Several marketing agencies can do content marketing and SEO. But just like not all programmers code the same, so too not all marketers write the same.
Unlike other agencies, Growth Ramp’s content strategy is built to get you more traffic, leads, and sales faster than our competition. Learn more about our content strategy services >
They say it takes 6-12 months for content marketing and SEO to "start working." Here’s the problem. When you ask most content and digital marketing agencies what results you can expect after 6-12 months, they dance around the question.
At Growth Ramp, we optimize our content marketing to bring you more potential customers from search engine optimization. Learn more about our content marketing services >
The reason they say competition is for losers is because you’re not here to compete. You’re here to dominate. To take first prize, while everyone else is chomping at the bit for table scraps.
Are you ready to revamp your startup’s growth engine? Then you need to partner with a marketing agency who knows product strategy better than you. Learn more about our product marketing services >
Startup life is a wild ride. You have new competitors, new threats, and new opportunities to deal with on an ongoing basis.
Like you, we optimize our SaaS marketing services for speed. Because when our services are faster, you make money faster, plain-n-simple. Learn more about our SaaS marketing services >
CEO of Decibite
Before we started with Growth Ramp, we had no idea who our target customer was. Marketing has been a frustrating process for us at Decibite.
Growth Ramp interviewed our customers, did market research, showed us where we were, and who we wanted to help. They then executed on the strategy to capitalize and appeal to that market. This was a huge game-changer. Growth Ramp did everything that we were wanting to do and more. This was a huge weight off my shoulders and helped me avoid burnout.
They got us back on track and their efforts have pushed us further in one month than a year on our own. Seriously, I wish there were six of you.
(1) Glasner, Joanna. “The Q2 2019 North American Report: Startup Funding Is Flat.” Crunchbase News. https://news.crunchbase.com/news/the-q2-2019-north-american-report-startup-funding-is-flat/.
(2) “Funding Your Startup, How to Get It Done.” Fundable. https://www.fundable.com/learn/resources/guides/startup-guide/funding-your-startup.