[STARTUPS 101]: SpruceJoy: Easily Engage & Monetize Your Audience

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NAME OF STARTUP: SpruceJoy – Easily engage & monetize your audience.


FOUNDER: Jack Zhang

THE IDEA: What is the problem being solved by your startup / business?:

SpruceJoy helps content creators engage and monetize their audience by doing a better job of selling paid subscriptions with exclusive content & ad-free experience.

THE FOUNDER’S STORY: When and how did you come up with the idea for the business?:

Helping grow a talent solution company from $0 to ~$100M as CMO. Own a few media websites, and earn quite some advertising revenue, but always have problems with unstable revenue and seeking for diversification.

WHO IS THE CUSTOMER: What is the typical profile of your target customer? Where would they be located?:

Content creators, Bloggers, Media companies, Writers

LESSONS TO SHARE: What 3 key lessons from your startup journey you’d like to share with aspiring entrepreneurs?:

SpruceJoy makes it simple for content creators to engage and monetize their audience with a paid or free subscription. Creators can instantly grow their email list, sell ad-free premium membership and accept donations directly from the audience.

HQ City: Austin, Texas, USA

Website URL: https://sprucejoy.com

Number of Employees: 1-5

Company’s LinkedIN URL:: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sprucejoy/