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Keith Shields

Cofounder, CEODesignli

Greenville, SC

Member Since March 2019


Software Development
Agile and Lean Startups
Mobile Application Design


Cofounder & CEO with Designli, a digital product studio in Greenville, South Carolina. We're committed to helping entrepreneurs and startup-minded enterprises launch transformative apps and web-apps. Our proprietary SolutionLab engagement takes clients from software concept to fully defined, designed, and prototyped product demo that is entirely development-ready - with habit-forming hooks built into its core feature set and a clear roadmap for launch and ongoing iteration.

Published content

11 Ways To Earn Free Press And Grow Your Business On A Limited Budget

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Starting your business with a limited budget can be difficult, as everything from creating your product to building your website seems to have some sort of cost associated with it. However, there’s one area of business that doesn’t necessarily have to cost any money: press.  Getting your company’s name out into the public and in front of potential customers by generating free press is one of the most cost-effective steps you can take to market your business. From writing guest posts on industry blogs to applying for business awards, there are numerous strategies you can use to get your company noticed. Here, 11 members of Young Entrepreneur Council discuss just some of those methods and why they’re so effective at helping you positively grow your business.

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When you start a business, not only do you have to convince potential customers you can solve their particular problem, but you also have to convince them that your business can solve their problem better than any other company can. Differentiating yourself from your competition in this way is essential if you want to succeed in your niche and build a loyal following of customers. But what steps do you need to take to do so? Here, 12 business leaders from Young Entrepreneur Council share their insights on what new entrepreneurs should do when it comes to differentiating themselves from their competition and what steps they’ll need to take to ensure their success.


“Start small” is more than a nice saying; there are real reasons to take this approach, especially when it comes to building an app.


UX scoping can save valuable time and spare everyone involved in the app development process from unnecessary frustration.

Company details


Company bio

Designli is a digital product studio in Greenville, SC. At Designli, our purpose is to empower digital relationships through mobility. By designing and developing custom apps and mobile web-apps, we act as a guide - leading our clients through the process of building complex digital products.


Computer Software

Area of focus

Mobile Apps
Web Apps
Product Design

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