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9 November 2021
How service startups unlock higher growth without funding
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How service startups unlock higher growth without funding

Last week, I got a question from a service company founder asking how to evolve her daily grind of a business to run more like a high-growth startup without pouring a ton of money into technology and marketing.

Automate a service or put automation around it

Create a subscription product

A simple way to create a recurring revenue stream (simple on paper, anyway) is to package your most requested services into a monthly subscription product, with pricing based on expected volume.

Turn an expert service into an expert marketplace

Pivot from providing services to selling frameworks

Service income keeps your startup growing at a sane pace

This article was originally published on Medium by Joe Procopio

Joe Procopio is a multi-exit, multi-failure entrepreneur. He is the founder of startup advice project and is the Chief Product Officer of mobile vehicle care and maintenance startup Get Spiffy. You can read all his posts at