What Secrets & Tricks Can STARTUPS Learn From GIANTS?

Prepare to have your mind blown in 3… 2… 1…

A. DID YOU KNOW…

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There are MANY business benefits — shared resources, economies of scale, etc. — as well as many sneaky reasons they’d prefer we not know…
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WRONG!

B. QUESTION:

What do all of these products have in common?

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ANSWER:

Although they might seem unrelated… THEY ARE (surprisingly?) ALL SOLD ON THE SAME WEBSITE(S)!

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They are ALL sold on Target.com…
They are
ALL sold on Walmart.com…
They are
ALL sold on Amazon.com…

… and, therefore, in each case, the companies each benefit from shared resources, economies of scale, and a cross-promotional network effect …

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(Presumably — ONE E-Commerce Site? ONE Customer Relationship Management (CRM) System? ONE Inventory Management System? ONE Accounting Team? ONE Legal Team? ONE Digital Marketing Team? ONE of almost everything?!?)

C. THINK ABOUT THIS…

WRONG!!!

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I always see photos of SAD people sitting in front of BRICK WALLS.
Therefore, I can only conclude:
BRICK WALLS MUST MAKE PEOPLE SAD.
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Did you know that “Google Maps” and “Waze” are both owned by the same company? What about “Google Play Movies & TV” and “YouTube”? What about “Hangouts” & “Hangouts Chat” and “Gchat” and “Google Talk” and “Google Voice” and “Google Allo” and “Google Duo” and… and it’s not just Google that does this. Perhaps more well-known is that Facebook owns Instagram — and Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp and… And of course Amazon owns Fleventy-Sleven businesses as well — including seemingly unrelated business like Whole Foods!

Let’s DISCUSS & DEBATE all of the above (and more!)

(And Then… LET’S DO SOME AMAZING THINGS!)

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NOTE: Please, PLEASE, PLEASE ask me to elaborate or clarify anything that isn’t clear! I’m admittedly super-A.D.D., I don’t always proof-read or complete my thoughts so I might occassionally leave you asking “Wait, so what’s your point?” or “Yeah, but Amazon and Google and Facebook have nothing to do with me and my startup…”

P.S.

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JOIN US — ReThinkingStartups.com & TheWhateverNetwork.com — as we build COMPANIES, comprised of MANY PRODUCTS (benefiting from shared resources, economies of scale, and a cross-promotional network effect)
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