Month: September 2014

Hey Startups: 4 Tips for Inbound Marketing Success

Well you asked for it. More completely unsolicited advice that costs you zero dollars. Next up is Cari Baldwin is president of Bluebird Strategies.The Bend-based marketing automation and demand generation firm serves fast-growing tech companies, including established firms and venture-backed startups. A seasoned demand gen expert, Baldwin has more than two decades of experience in the field. Here is her free advice on why inbound marketing is a critical tool for startups.

ICYMI: These 5 Startups Will Pitch at BVC

Bend was a flurry of startup love last night as 10 founders pitched their concept-stage ideas to a packed PubTalk house. The event sold out and more than 300 people watched the pitches from three separate rooms at McMenamins downtown. The startup founders were vying for a chance to present at the Bend Venture Conference, and ultimately win $10,000 for their businesses. The audience voted on five to move forward.