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SparkToro is a new software company from Moz founder, Rand Fishkin. Our mission is to make it easier to discover the websites, blogs, podcasts, social accounts, and publications that reach your audience. Learn more about what we're building, or get notified when we launch:

Lost and Founder

A Painfully Honest Field Guide to the Startup World

Rand's book isn't like most business reads. You can't sum it up in two sentences, or even two paragraphs. There's no central thesis, just a series of stories that illustrate how foolish and harmful it can be to follow the traditional wisdom of the Silicon Valley startup world.

Lost & Founder is available now in bookstores, online, and in an audio version. Read more about the book here, or order:

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You've just been asked to take over the marketing strategy for a new company that makes innovative, high end restaurant equipment. They need their brand and message to reach chefs and owners of independent restaurants. What's your process? If you'…
My Presentation from INBOUND 2018 Might Make You a Better Entrepreneur
Last week, I spoke at Hubspot's INBOUND conference for the eighth year. For the first time, it was not under the auspices of my old company, Moz, nor was it centrally about web marketing. Instead, I focused on my experiences building a company and he…
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SparkToro Raised a Very Unusual Round of Funding & We're Open-Sourcing Our Docs
The Short Version Our new company, SparkToro, LLC has just completed a $1.3mm angel financing. And, because we think our structure might be right for many other businesses, we're making our documents open-source for anyone to use. The Story SparkT…