Matt Henderson 🚀

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Launched 15 products in 2018; Follow our journey to $1M at @saasarmy 🚀 https://t.co/KkVUogn00A 📣 https://t.co/nsASeo6fRQ 💰 https://t.co/wxeSKcJ7zl 💌 https://t.co/UnGTXJhM1K 🎁 https://t.co/Nx2cs6NUKA

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Hey guys! 👋

About 6 months ago we launched the first version of Scribble on Product Hunt. Scribble is a simple, no BS blog-writing subscription for startups, small businesses, and indie makers.

Since launching our 1.0 we’ve learned a lot about how to run a service like this, and today we’re launching a huge revamp:

📝 We’ve about doubled the amount of writers on the team (all native English-speaking, all based in the USA)

💵 We’ve optimized our pricing & ops models to make us the most affordable premium writing service available (without outsourcing or white labeling)

⚡️ We've put together a new dashboard for you to track your order status and SEO / keyword rankings

🤖 Content production workflow optimized more for SEO and keyword targeting

If you want to give Scribble a try, you can use the discount code EARLYADOPTERS at checkout for 20% off forever. This code expires in 3 days!

Would love to hear your feedback, and happy to answer any questions 🙂

– Matt & Aaron
Hey everyone! 👋

For the last year and a half we’ve been working hard on building the future of PR software at Press Hunt. We’ve compiled one of the most advanced journalist databases available. One of the biggest requests we’ve had from our users is to have guided campaigns ran by PR experts integrated into our core software product.

We’ve launched a similar service in the past called Howler––Boost is a remastering of Howler, integrating it into our core do-it-yourself PR tool and hooking it up with our refined Press Hunt 2.0 dataset.

Here’s how Boost works:

🔮 We use proprietary algorithms to match you with 1,000 targeted journalists from our database of ~400k
📝 Our team of PR experts writes your pitches––we’ll refine them until you’re happy & give us the green light
🚀 We run your PR outreach campaign to the journalists & reporters in your list
🤝 We introduce you to the journalist directly when they express interest in your story so you can set up a time for an interview

Boost is the simplest way to run a PR campaign without spending hundreds of hours manually researching journalists, trying to find their emails, and sending emails to them. We take care of the whole process so you can just quickly get your campaign out without all the BS.

We’ve been working really hard on this, and we’d love your feedback! If you’d like to give Boost a try, I made a 20% off lifetime discount code that will be live for the next few days. Use the code ‘EARLY’ at checkout. 🙂

Thanks for your time! I'll be around all day to answer questions & respond to feedback.

– Matt, Aaron, & Frances
Hey guys! 👋

Podcast List is a categorized database of 200k+ podcasts with emails & tags to help you find and pitch podcasts to cover your business.

Podcasts are the newest form of media outlet, and coverage of you, your product, or your business can generate tons of attention quickly.

Most podcast lists are designed for people trying to find new podcasts to listen to, which is only marginally helpful for marketers. For Podcast List we’ve designed the ideal list for entrepreneurs and marketers trying to find the right podcast to pitch their story to––either as an organic story/interview or as an advertisement.

Podcast List includes emails, tags & categories, hosts, titles, logos, the number of episodes, links to social media accounts & websites, and links to the podcast’s iTunes page.

To help you find even more coverage opportunities for your product, we've integrated this into our product Press Hunt which means as a bonus you’ll also get access to:

🌍 our database of 400k journalists from all over the world

🗃 the ability to build lists of your favorite podcasts & journalists

⚡️ the ability to export their contact data to CSV so you can easily run email outreach campaigns

Our plans start at $69/mo, but we’ve made a special 50% off forever lifetime discount code for early adopters on BetaList: ‘EARLYADOPTERS’. This code expires this week. 🙂

As always we’d love feedback––thanks for taking the time to read this 🙏

- Matt & Aaron from Press Hunt
Hey guys! 👋

Weekly.vc is a weekly email with requests for pitches from top VCs and angel investors.

When investors want to meet, research, invest in, or learn more about a specific kind of startup––either by industry, location, or mission––they submit “requests for pitches” to Weekly.vc.

Every week we compile a list and send them out to everyone who’s subscribed to the newsletter (while keeping the identity of the investors anonymous so there’s no abuse or spam). Founders respond to investors’ requests, we forward to the investors, and if the investors like their pitch, we introduce the founder and investor directly.

Throughout years of building products & services helping hundreds of founders from all over the world optimize their fundraising process, we’ve found warm introductions to be the best strategy to maximize conversion rate and start building positive relationships.

Weekly.vc is the simplest way to keep a pulse on what investors are interested in and to get consistent warm introductions to investors ready to learn more about your project at that moment.

For investors, it’s one of the best ways to get in touch with resourceful startups from all over the world building high growth products on the internet––with many of them looking to raise their seed round.

We’re running an early beta pricing for founders so you can subscribe for just $29/mo to get the email every week and respond to unlimited requests. And if you sign up today, you’ll also get last week’s email!

Weekly.vc is 100% free for investors––both angels & VCs. If you’d like to submit a request, you can do so here: https://weekly.vc/investors

Thanks for the time––and as always we'd love your feedback on how we can improve the product!

–– Matt & Aaron from Weekly.vc
@JuliusNo Thanks for the feedback Todd! I can add that, here's a screenshot of today's so you have a sense: https://i.imgur.com/Iv2r4YS.png
Happy 2020 BetaList! 🎊

When journalists need an expert source for a new article they post requests like “I’m looking for a tech founder who's moving to Asia and not raising VC for a new piece about digital nomads”

They post these requests in dozens of places online like HARO, group chats, Twitter, Facebook Groups, Reddit, etc

If you want to get press coverage, responding to these requests is your best bet––BUT monitoring thousands of these requests is basically impossible, especially because they’re often anonymous

To solve this, we source them all for you every hour, match them to our journalist database to de-anonymize them, then make them all searchable

While this PR strategy used to take hours of work every week, with PR Requests you can maximize your coverage with less than 5 mins of work every day

Unlike competitive products like HARO, we offer both a daily newsletter of requests + a search engine for FREE

If you want to respond to a request directly, you can get full access to the service for $69/mo! If you use our discount code BETALIST you can get 40% off forever 👍

I’m around all day here & on live chat if you have any questions or need any help!

– Matt, Aaron, & Andrew from Press Hunt
Happy Tuesday! 🎊

For the last 2 years we’ve been working on building out the most sophisticated journalist DB on the market. We’ve compiled millions of data points on 750k+ journalists & podcasts, and now we’re focusing on the next phase of Press Hunt: building out PR automations on top of this dataset to save you boatloads of time & money 🤑

PR Sequences are trigger-based email campaigns that send to journalists automatically when they mention specific keywords in their articles & tweets (we monitor hundreds of thousands of journalists)

You can create targeted sequences that only trigger in specific cases––like when a technology journalist in New York who writes for a local media outlet mentions “fundraising announcement” in a new article, you can automatically send them an email sharing your new seed funding announcement!

PR Sequences is the most effective way to completely automate your PR outreach yourself, saving you hundreds of hours every month and from working with expensive PR agencies

You can use PR Sequences to:

1. Build relationships with target journalists by starting conversations when they mention something you’re an expert in
2. Share your new startup with them when they mention your industry or a competitor
3. Thank journalists when they mention you or your startup/business/product/book/client with positive sentiment
4. Automate crisis management––if a journalist mentions you with negative sentiment, immediately send them an email to address their concerns
5. Share your press release (like new product or fundraising announcements) when target journalists in your industry mention keywords related to your press release or industry

You can get started with PR Sequences for $499/mo (use our code BETALIST for 40% off forever), and in addition to PR Sequences you’ll also get full access to our database of 750k+ journalists & podcasts

I’m around all day here & on live chat if you have any questions or need any help!

– Matt, Aaron, & Andrew from Press Hunt
@optemization Thanks Tim! No code combined with lots of code 😉
Happy Tuesday BetaList!

Today we’re launching PR Boost 2.0, a simple PR tool to help startups get featured by media outlets and podcasts.

Since we launched PR Boost 1.0 about a year ago, we’ve:

🧨 Helped thousands of startups like Instacart, Canva, and Taskade run PR campaigns
📰 Helped startups get interviews with outlets like TechCrunch, Bloomberg, and ABC News
📊 Optimized our campaign reporting features, now sending you a daily PR campaign update every morning
🎙 Added podcasts to our PR outreach capabilities
🕵️‍♂️ Grown our PR database to 1.2M+ contacts
🔮 Built out tons of journalist<>startup matching improvements behind the scenes

You can get started with Press Hunt for free, our plans start at $69/mo, and PR Boost starts at $699/mo. We'd love to hear your feedback on how we can keep improving PR Boost!

Thanks!

Matt, Aaron, & Andrew from Press Hunt
@dream2done Yes use our code FRIENDS for 10% off Boost 🚀
@commintomylife Most haven't opted in specifically to our service, however we source data from publicly available places that either the journalist or their media outlet has made their contact info public with the intention of receiving pitches/tips/releases
@msh_nyc okay I see. Thanks for the reply
Happy Monday BetaList!

Investor Scout 3.0 is a CRM for founders to raise their next round, complete with a database of 37k+ investors. We’ve documented and categorized investors from all over the world from angel investor groups, VC funds, and PE funds + their investment preferences (like locations, stages, and check size).

Compared to our last version, we’ve added more powerful CRM features in Lists + magnified our dataset with fields like location, stage, industry preferences, min/max check sizes, assets under management, detailed investor teams for each fund, investor gender, and office addresses.

While we’ve designed Investor Scout primarily for founders to raise their early pre-seed, seed, and series A rounds, a lot of the funds we track invest in later stages, all the way to LBO.

It's free to get started with Investor Scout, with paid plans starting at $149! Use our code BETALIST for 40% off forever (expires next week) 💕

Thanks for reading this far! We’ll be around here all day if you have any questions 👍

– Matt & Aaron
@msh_nyc do you actually share email addresses? If so, are you not gonna face issues with GDPR? Or are you just selling in the USA and not UK?
@SkilledUpLife We're fine with GDPR––investors can opt out at any time, and data has already been made publicly available (on their website etc)
@SkilledUpLife We're fine with GDPR––investors can opt out at any time, and data has already been made publicly available (on their website etc)