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Meczyki.Net Top 3

  • Double “ring” functionAmazon and iRobot’s relationship went to the next level today when the pair announced they were marrying, Brian Report. Robot vacuum mapping the outside of your home now takes on a whole new meaning.
  • double the truncation, Natasha Mo A trend was seen between startup layoffs – that some companies were making multiple announcements in quick succession – and getting to work. She explains what this means and why it is troubling.
  • double the entertainmentThere’s also a pair-up happening in the streaming world. HBO Max and Discovery+ fans can rejoice at the merger of these services next year, Ivan writes.

Startups and VCs

  • sparking interest in electricity: Beacon Power receives new capital blow to improve access to electricity for sub-Saharan African cities, fresh writes.
  • CoverInternet privacy company DuckDuckGo and Microsoft are now on friendly terms following a policy change that now includes third-party Microsoft tracking scripts, Natasha Lee Report.
  • billion dollar milestone: Moving on to Meczyki.Net+, alex Databricks examines news that it has reached $1 billion in annual run rate and what that means for its valuation.
  • magnetic attractionZeno Astronautics has blasted a new round of capital with its technology aimed at moving spacecraft using electromagnets, aria writes.
  • it’s getting personalKenya’s change to protect personal data will have some startup implications. Annie Outlines what they can be.
  • More out of this world actionLiveEO took some fresh funding to further develop its big data approach to make raw geospatial data captured by satellites more useful ingrid Report.

How to Run Growth Marketing During a Recession

The Yellow Bird Takes Away The Anvil.  Growth Marketing During The Recession

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Last month, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said the economy is “in a period of transition”, on the grounds that “we have a very strong labor market. When you’re creating about 400,000 jobs a month, that’s a recession.” Not there.”

Today, we learned that the U.S. added 528,000 new jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to 3.5%, but for many in tech, that’s a difference without a hitch: According to layoffs, 467 startups have let go. 64,518 employees so far in 2022.

Marketing can’t cure everything that sickens a company, but it is the easiest channel to make iterative changes that deliver immediate results.

In his latest Meczyki.Net+ column, Jonathan Martinez says it is time to “re-forecast, re-prioritize and refine” strategies to move to key growth metrics such as ARPU and LTV.

Using several examples, he shares some of the ways companies can forecast revenue using short time intervals along with practice to help them fine-tune their marketing stack.

“If new channels and major experiments were in the picture, it’s probably best to shelve them for the market to recover,” he advises.

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Big Tech Inc.

  • Elon Musk Vs Twitter, Part 1,254Twitter got a bit crappy, so say Ivan, in response to Elon Musk’s countersuit. It doesn’t do me justice to get it done – it’s better you take it to yourself. Speaking of Twitter jack According to reports, the social media giant has fixed a minor security bug.
  • a seat at the table: India does not want to stay out of merger and acquisition deals, so it has prepared some no-confidence motions with the aim of bringing the country at par with other sectors, Manish writes.
  • We are all “super”: Anyway, under a hundred of us. So many influencers are getting a glimpse at Meta’s new livestream platform, Super. Ayesha Report.
  • ready to go, Rebecca Discusses five takeaways from Tesla’s Cyber ​​Roundup, also known as its annual shareholder meeting. Unfortunately, some of the attendees got blisters from the shoes.