Author Archives: Pushkar Gaikwad

Howdy, I am the founder of AeroLeads, one of the most powerful prospect and lead generation software on the web. For sales and partnership inquiries, email me.

How We Got IBM as a Paying Customer

Last week we got IBM as a paying customer for AeroLeads. Though we had signups from few Fortune 500 companies, this was the first paid Fortune 500 client for us and being a bootstrapped startup with zero marketing budget, it do helps a lot to have such clients as it validates the product and you Read More →

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[Howto] Transfer Prospects from AeroLeads to HubSpot

This ‘Howto’ article is one of the many articles that we will be publishing to help our users get the best out of AeroLeads. HubSpot is one of the major inbound marketing software with CRM and as many of our users are HubSpot users too, we offer 1 click data transfer feature to HubSpot. Method Read More →

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How We Bootstrapped our Startup to Profitability

We started AeroLeads in January 2015 as a side project to our existing product. By April 2015, we tried multiple iterations to find out what can really work for a top of the funnel sales software. Eventually, we came up with the current version of the AeroLeads. By October 2015, we were breaking even and Read More →

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[Use Case] Find Emails and Phone Numbers of VCs and Investors

Though AeroLeads is used by all kind of businesses to find emails and phone numbers of businesses and decision makers, one of its major use case is it is being used by various startups, fund managers, associates etc to connect to VCs and Investors. In fact few months back when we were looking to raise Read More →

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AeroLeads vs LinkedIn Sales Navigator

I had written an article on LinkedIn sales navigator for Social Media Examiner few months back which got a lot of visibility. We are getting frequent inquiries about how AeroLeads work with LinkedIn Sales Navigator and how are they different. To answer all those questions, I thought to write a blog post covering all aspects Read More →

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Top 16 Sales Blogs for 2016

Unlike Marketing blogs, sales blogs often go under the radar probably because sales people don’t spend as much time online as marketers do as well as sales bloggers are often not as vocal as marketers. Not to mention, marketing blogs are often followed by webmasters, SEO and bloggers which gives them far more reach and Read More →

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AeroLeads v2 Launched – Now with Emails, find Phone Numbers of Businesses & Prospects too

Today we are launching v2 of AeroLeads 🙂 After getting a lot of feedback from our users and paying customers in last few months, we have tweaked the software, have removed few unnecessary features and have refined and improved some features. With this update now AeroLeads finds prospects much faster with a lot of data Read More →

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6 Places to Submit your Product Startup

There are plenty of startup directories on the web like crunchbase, betalist, angel.co etc and most of the startups are listed on them but most often these directories are not used by end users to discover startup products. If you have a web product and you are looking for product discovery by end user, you Read More →

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AeroLeads now offering Lead Generation Services

Right now Tim Cook is giving his talk on #AppleEvent as well as Inbound15 is going on in Boston, so we decided to join the party and make our own announcement today. AeroLeads is currently having 1500+ B2B users and the good number of paying customers. We are working hard to make it a great Read More →

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How to Get First 20 Paying Customers for your SaaS Product Startup

  AeroLeads is my 2nd Product startup (first one was InBoundio) and from my experience of 2 SaaS product startups, I can safely say – It is not easy to get your first 20 paying customers. Most of the first time founders assume if you have built the product, you have done the difficult part Read More →

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