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					Bootstrapping
Your Business
Jason Nazar, CEO Docstoc
@jasonnazar
     Bootstrapping Your Business




Entrepreneurs
  Sell Ether
       Bootstrapping Your Business




  EVERYTHING
Can Be Negotiated
       Bootstrapping Your Business



You Don’t Have to
Have a Product to
  Sell a Product
   Bootstrapping Your Business



Designer
Developer
Marketer
         Bootstrapping Your Business




Services >> Products
       Bootstrapping Your Business




The 6 Week Cycle
       Bootstrapping Your Business




Leverage Deferred
  Comp & Equity
                     Bootstrapping Your Business



7      Ways to Drive
    (Free)


     Traffic Online
(SEO, Press, Social Media, Refreshing Content,
   BD, Viral Loop, Solve a Compelling Need)
        Bootstrapping Your Business



Start Charging ASAP
 & Test Monetizing
     Everything
       Bootstrapping Your Business


  Manage Fixed
 Expenses & Use
Variable Expenses
   to Drive $$$
       Bootstrapping Your Business


The Best Time To
 Raise Money, is
When You Don’t
     Need It
     Bootstrapping Your Business




The 50K Rule
        Bootstrapping Your Business



Give Yourself 1 Year
 of No / Shameful
      Salary
       Bootstrapping Your Business


   Protect Your
 Downside; Don’t
Take Unnecessary
      Risks
     Bootstrapping Your Business




DEAL WITH IT!
You’re Now a
 Promoter…
    Bootstrapping Your Business




BaseCamp
Case Study
       Bootstrapping Your Business




Lynda Case Study
       Bootstrapping Your Business




What’s Your Why?
                  Bootstrapping Your Business

        www.docstoc.com/apps

http://www.softwarebyrob.com/2011/0
9/01/ten-highly-successful-bootstrapped-
                startups/

http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2006/01/t
  he_art_of_boot.html#axzz1tdLzbsZW

   http://bigthink.com/ideas/18516

				
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Description: How do entrepreneurs launch successful businesses with little to no money? Do you really need to raise money for your business? How can you bootstrap your business to success? Whether you’re building a billion dollar business that will raise multiple rounds of financing, or even if you never plan to raise a single dollar, understanding how to bootstrap your business in the early stages is critical. In this engaging interactive presentation you’ll learn: 1.) How to launch an online product for little to no money 2.) how to drive customers and sales without a marketing budget 3.) how to attract and build a team before you have the money to pay for them and 4.) how to scale and grow your business without having to raise money and get diluted as a founder.
Jason  Nazar Jason Nazar Ceo
About Jason is the Co-Founder and CEO of Docstoc.com, the premier online destination to start and grow small businesses. Before starting Docstoc, he was a partner in a venture consulting firm in Los Angeles where he worked with dozens of startups. He holds have a BA from UCSB and his JD/MBA from Pepperdine University, where he was the Student Body President of both Universities.