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The Tech Shark Tank Contestant Are Using

THE MAKINGS OF A SHARK TANK" SUCCESS STORY Entrepreneurs can sink or swim after landing a "Shark Tank" investor. But what makes or breaks their success? Check out the tech factors that influence staying power. A Tech-Savvy Investor "Shark Tank" investors with the best track record keep their entrepreneur's businesses up and running with a solid web presence. SHARK TANK INVESTORS WITH FEWEST FAILED VENTURES (determined by websites being inactive) Lori Greiner Robert Herjavec Daymond John Kevin Harrington Kevin O'Leary Mark Cuban Barbara Corcoran EXAMPLE Mint Chocolate Grinds Coffee Pouches Vanila These contestants from season 4 partnered with Daymond to create a sleek, professional website that touts their Shark Tank appearance, media mentions and online ordering options. ww. .com Cinnamon Roll GRINDS COFFEE POUCes Peppermint MOCHA A Reliable CMS Platform A top-notch platform is essential for connecting with potential and current customers. MOST POPULAR SHARK TANK ENTREPRENEUR PLATFORMS 84 WordPress 58 Shopify 23 Magento 13 BigCommerce 10 Adobe Dreamweaver 10 Joomla! Drupal Squarespace Weebly 3 OpenCart 3dcart Concrete5 CS-Cart Wix Why WordPress? SEARCH ENGINES LOVE WP Can't remember the name of that sushi start-up you saw on the show? Just Google "sushi Shark Tank" and the How Do You Roll? website is the #1 search result. how dooyou roll? Phome men , . at WE'RE MORE THAN SUSHI CUSTOMIZABLE SITE DESIGN try our stuffed avocados, salads, bowls & more! Check out the unique image-centric design of the How Do You Roll? website. fvO in 0 BROWSER-BASED MANAGEMENT Entrepreneurs can make simple changes to their site from any browser – no more waiting on a web designer. A Secure Site HACKED One of the most important aspects of site security is SSL, which encrypts the traffic between a web server and a browser. In this respect, Shark Tank contestants have a long way to go. SHARK TANK ENTREPRENEUR SITES WITH SSL 39 SSL 302 No SSL Why is SSL Important? Secure sites need SSL to provide an extra layer of protection for customer information, including personal and financial details. EXAMPLE İReTron SSL is critical for businesses like iReTron (season 5 contestant) which could easily come across as a scam without this added protection. When Find customers feel confident that their information is secure, they'll be more comfortable using the site to get paid for their used electronics. INSIDER TIP SITES WITH SSL DISPLAY HTTPS:// INSTEAD OF HTTP:// IN THEIR WEB ADDRESS. Smart eCommerce Solutions Choosing the right eCommerce plugin or platform ensures your products can be purchased safely and efficiently. Newer platforms like WooCommerce are starting to outperform some of the old standbys. 2$ Magento 7000 6000 WooCommerce 5000 4000 BigCommerce 3000 2000 Shopify 1000 Magento Enterprise 2013-11-01 2014-02-01 2014-05-01 2014-08-01 EXAMPLE For season 3 contestants Villy Customs, WooCommerce allows customers to build custom bikes quickly and easily, visualizing their creation each step of the way. CUSTOM BUILDE VILLY CUSTOM Tips for Achieving "Shark Tank"- Level Success Get a reputable investor who can provide expertise and advice in addition to financial backing. Choose a CMS platform that delivers on speed, support and scalability. Protect your business by protecting your information. Check out eCommerce trends for the best options. Money Talks Check out the profitable deals for the examples mentioned above: = $100,000 15% Grinds Coffee Pouches Deal with Daymond John and Robert Herjavec for $75,000 and a 15% stake 20% How Do You Roll? Deal with Kevin O'Leary for $1,000,000 and a 20% stake 20% iReTron Deal with Mark Cuban and Barbara Corcoran for $100,000 and a 20% stake 42% Villy Customs Deal with Mark Cuban and Barbara Corcoran for $500,000 and a 42% stake *DATA SHOWN IS FROM SEASONS 1-5 WPengine SOURCES OTHER SOURCES john-calls-al-bubba-bakers-boneless-ribs-the-best-investment-hes-made-on-shark-tank 23

The Tech Shark Tank Contestant Are Using

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We put together a list of every business to ever appear on ABC's Shark Tank and ran them through Builtwith to determine what technologies they are using to grow their business.


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