Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

Tagged #growth

How to Start a Startup

Sam Altman’s video series

The FT 1000 (2018): the complete list of Europe’s fastest-growing companies

Intercom: If it's important, don't hack it

“Growth hacking is a dirty world. Scraping websites and spamming activity feeds grows a business in the same way anorexia solves weight problems, swapping sustainable solutions with short term kludges.”

Ways to Acquire Users (for Free)

Spencer Fry (Carbonmade) suggestions include viral, micro sites, giveaways, following competitors and then eventually paying

How To Scale a Development Team

Adam Wiggins from Heroku describes his stages of dev team growth from homebrew through to specialised teams

Gravatar, one year later

Useful story of Gravatar’s growth and architectural challenges