Tue.Dec 11, 2012

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A 50-Point Checklist For Creating The Ultimate Landing Page

unbounce.com

Build, Publish & A/B Test Landing Pages Without IT. Support | Log In or. About. Features. Templates. Landing Page Examples. Partners. Pricing.

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6 Things Really Productive People Do

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Have you noticed that some people just seem to accomplish tons and still appear happy and relaxed? Here are six tips for becoming more productive.

Want to Get Noticed? Grab People’s Attention and Don’t Let Go!

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

It’s increasingly difficult for marketers to stand out in the crowd. That’s no reason to give up, however. Be Personal. Be Unique. Be Convenient.

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Why Shorter is Sweeter

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

To communicate more meaningfully: Cut, cut, cut! As I talked, she typed and we realized we both had a lot we wanted to say. More is not more. Magic!

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Metrics That Matter Most for 2013 (Free One Page PDF)

Life Beyond Code

 Note : I created this checklist a couple of years ago and it has served me well. No changes on the checklist except the dates. and the list goes on.

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10 Keys to Successful Entrepreneur Relationships

Startup Professionals Musings

Just because you are an entrepreneur, or work in a startup, you can’t ignore the rules of building and maintaining relationships. Then move on.

The $100 Million Funding Secret

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A serial entrepreneur who has raised $100 million in his lifetime explains exactly how he did it. often help entrepreneurs raise money from investors.

NY Enterprise Technology Meetup

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Next tuesday evening, I am giving at talk at the NY Enterprise Technology Meetup. will talk about networks in the enteprise. plan to use USV investments like WorkMarket and Pollenware to discuss how entrepreneurs can use networks to build powerful enterprise oriented businesses. This hackpad is totally open and anyone can contribute to it.

4 Ways to Ask For a Customer Meeting

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

There's a real art to getting on a potential customer's calendar. Here's one strategy from sales guru Barry Rhein. Like this post?

Strategy Without Change Is Pointless

Duct Tape Marketing

Next week my staff and I will hole up for an entire day of planning. We do this quarterly, but once a year, we “really” do this. Fewer Priorities.

Who are stock certificates issued to and when?

Ask The VC

Do the buy and print your own certificates follow the normal process? 3. Furthermore, cap table are not filed anywhere.

One Choice You Shouldn't Force Employees to Make

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

You want dedicated workers--all business owners do. But workaholics? Here's why you don't want to encourage those. No one gave me work-life balance.

5 traits of the most successful entrepreneurs

Version One Ventures

Over the course of my career, I have met, worked with, and/or invested in hundreds of entrepreneurs. During this time, I’ve seen some rise to the top, while others never quite made it past the starting line. Here are five key qualities that successful entrepreneurs typically have in common: 1.

'I Was Not Exuding Huge Amounts of Confidence'

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

On one day Cyrus Massoumi went door-to-door hawking ZocDoc, the doctor-appointment scheduling site, security guards kicked him out

George Orwell Talks To Us From The Future About a Free and Open Internet

Feld Thoughts

I thought this was a powerful and clever video about the risks to the free and open Internet. Related articles. Google Rallies Opposition to U.N.

3 Ways To Keep Your Best Customers

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

You've got three ways to keep your best customers on board. Here's how to manage each. What you need to do is simple. Accomplishing it is not.

Saul Klein Gets Appointed to UK Tech Envoy to Israel

VC Cafe

UK's Prime Minister David Cameron has announced the appointment of Saul Klein to UK Tech Envoy to Israel. saul klein UK Israel Tech Hub

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4 Ways to Embrace Big Data

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here's a handful of useful tools to collect the kind of data you need to make better business decisions. Check out Mozenda , a data extraction service.

Essential Development Questions for Startups: The Questions Founders Need to Answer for Product Development, Web Strategy, Marketing, and More

Early Growth Financial Services

tend to ask a lot of questions, challenge aspects, make suggestions. But I’ve often been very surprised by one aspect of these conversations.

Can You Manage and Lead?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Management and leadership are often seen as two mutually exclusive responsibilities. As if start-ups can afford that. They need both.

12 Questions: Meet Ana Grigoriu (Germany)

crowdSPRING Blog

In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. Ana lives and works in Germany. 1. umesc, Ana!

4 Tips to Take Your Company to the Next Level

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Stuck at a plateau? Here are four things that could help your business reach new heights. You've built a pretty good company. Next year?

Eight Year-End “Must-Dos” For Entrepreneurs And Small Business Owners

YoungUpstarts

You’ve put out fires. Solved employee snafus and issues. Juggled conflicting priorities. Motivated yourself and others. It doesn’t have to be this way.

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6 Tips for Maximizing Corporate Gifting

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Don't let your corporate holiday gifts go unnoticed. Follow these tips to properly show your appreciation. Our waistlines will appreciate it.

What’s on your Flipboard?

Jeff Hilimire

Always curious to see what apps people have, what tools and hardware they use, and what sites or publications they like keeping up with.

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The Most Talked About Business Moves of 2012

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

This year some businesses fell out of favor with the entrepreneurial gods, while others basked in their glory. See who came out of 2012 on top.

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deCODE Genetics $400 Million Acquisition Good News For Icelandic Startup Scene

ArcticStartup

In recent news, Icelandic deCODE Genetics got picked up by Amgen, a multinational pharmaceutical company, for $400 million cash. Time will tell.

'Heavy-Handed Sales Messaging Just Doesn't Work Any More'

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The trick to generating sales with social media, says Likeable CEO Dave Kerpen, is to use natural human language. Here's how

Student Innovators | Stronger Bike Helmet, Made of Cardboard, Inspired by a Woodpecker

Campus Entrepreneurship

Even though it was a minor crash, and Surabhi was wearing an expensive helmet, the next day he learned that he had a concussion. Students Video

Meet Aviary: The Start-up Powering Twitter's Photo Filter

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Twitter debuted its own photo filter this week. Here's the start-up behind the new photo editing tool. And Aviary's story actually begins with Bezos.

Scientists create artificial brain with 2.3m simulated neurons

The Equity Kicker

One of Ray Kurzweil’s central predictions is that we will create software that emulates the human mind by reverse engineering the human brain.

Imagine a World Without Your iPhone

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

No, really. Try to. Or better yet, why not actually put down your phone and live in the real world? If I turned back, I’d be really late. Simple.

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Nordic Telecom Gets Capital Injection From Open Ocean Capital

ArcticStartup

Nordic Telecom , a cloud-based communication technologies company, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Open Ocean Capital.

Tim Ferriss's Next Big Project: Dinner

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Tim Ferriss's latest book, The 4-Hour Chef, includes not only classic and non-traditional recipes (roasted squirrel, anyone?)