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What the Founder’s Email Address Says About Your Startup

Genuine VC

It always feels anachronistic these days to exchange business cards when you usually have someone’s contact information anyway in an electronic format before (via email introduction) or just after (via LinkedIn connection) you meet.  johnsmith@startup.com  <– Precision trumps brevity in this startup. What else am I missing

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Intense Asymmetry and Self-Flagellation

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

She’s successful by any measure. They’re growing faster than my hosting company did. And the downward spiral arrived, ready for me to step on.

What the Founder’s Email Address Says About Your Startup

Genuine VC

It always feels anachronistic these days to exchange business cards when you usually have someone’s contact information anyway in an electronic format before (via email introduction) or just after (via LinkedIn connection) you meet.  johnsmith@startup.com  <– Precision trumps brevity in this startup. What else am I missing

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How to Understand and Master Google+

How to Change the World

In 1983 I saw a Macintosh for the first time and fell in love. loved Macintosh so much that I wrote a book about it. Google+ for the Rest of Us.

The 6 Habits of True Strategic Thinkers

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

You're the boss, but you still spend too much time on the day-to-day. Here's how to become the strategic leader your company needs. You did every job.

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6 Ways to Measure the Success of Any Project

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Want to go from the beginning to the end of a project more efficiently? Make sure your team understands what success should look like. Schedule. Scope.

Start a Spiral of Positive Creative Words

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Words of wisdom can echo through time. occasionally hear from somebody who has read my business novel, Jack’s Notebook. RIP Bill McGrane Jr.

Free social-media webinar with Mari Smith and me

How to Change the World

Mari Smith and I are going to have a rocking time explaining the seven hottest social-media business trends in a FREE webinar. Sign up here: [link].

Problems Don’t Exist

Grasshopper Herder

Entrepreneurs should stop talking about abstract solutions and frame their pitches in terms of solving real problems, but I was wrong. Problems don't exist. Lean Startups and Customer Development early adopters problems

The power of the right intersection

Life Beyond Code

You already know the need for distinguishing yourself in the marketplace. The opposite of distinguishing yourself is to be a victim of commoditization.

Is This Paradise for Entrepreneurs?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

What happens when a flood of highly educated, entrepreneurial young people return from studies abroad to tiny Cyprus? In terms of web development.

How to Understand and Master Google+

How to Change the World

In 1983 I saw a Macintosh for the first time and fell in love. loved Macintosh so much that I wrote a book about it. Google+ for the Rest of Us.

Diversify the Eggs in Your Marketing Basket

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Don't ever become so reliant on one form of marketing that, if it ceased, your business could go the way of the dodo. Could your business adapt? Never.

How to Gauge Business Potential for Your Invention

Startup Professionals Musings

Invention is the process of creating a new technology. Business innovation is turning technology into money." Can it even be commercialized?

12 Questions: Meet Catherine Faletanoai (New Zeland)

crowdSPRING Blog

In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. Please tell us about yourself. Mac or PC?

Reid Hoffman Wants You to Invest His Money

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The LinkedIn co-founder is lending $1 million to struggling entrepreneurs around the world and you can help decide who gets it. Here's how. Win-win.

Digital Coupons as Real Time Conversion Content

Duct Tape Marketing

Digital Coupons as Real Time Conversion Content This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. Coupons have been with us for a very long time.

Hard lessons lead to success – the story of RealLead

Up and Running

A few years ago, LivePlan customer Caroline Cummings considered herself an “entrepreneur in recovery.”

Marketing Makeover: Fix This Email Pitch

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Email marketing fails when a message contains just biz-blab and fake emotion. Here's how to write a note that generates real leads. Please let me know.

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Free social-media webinar with Mari Smith and me

How to Change the World

Mari Smith and I are going to have a rocking time explaining the seven hottest social-media business trends in a FREE webinar. Sign up here: [link].

The Un-Cool Virtue That Defines Entrepreneurs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Between a great start-up concept and a great business lies a virtue no one much talks about any more. Do you have it? What they lack is discipline.

Apply For The Glue Conference Demo Pod By Friday

Feld Thoughts

The Glue Conference is happening again this year on May 23rd and May 24th in Boulder, CO. This is the awesome conference that Eric Norlin puts on around our Glue theme. 500+ people obsessed about mobile app development, cloud computing, and big data are going to be there this year. Did I say FREE? Yes FREE! Alcatel-Lucent

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Trapped in a Big Company? What to Do?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here's how to become an entrepreneur-in-residence -- even if that isn't your official title. What’s an entrepreneur-at-heart to do?

Leaders Around The World Fall Short Of Expectations: Ketchum

YoungUpstarts

Belief in leadership around the world fallen and is going to get worse. Yup, people don’t expect their leaders to deliver on promises.

What's Holding Up the JOBS Act?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The bill passed in a landslide vote in the House earlier this month, but is stalling in the Senate. Here's why it is being held. Some say no.

TripBirds Launches Public Beta. Is This The Startup To Give Social Travel Wings?

ArcticStartup

know what you're thinking right now. Social travel? My heart's been broken too many times. don't know if I can commit. But But here's the thing.

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Don't Be Like Goldman Sachs: 5 Ways

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Regardless of what industry you're in, how can you make sure your company culture doesn't grow toxic over time? Here are five sure-fire ways: 1.

Hiring between portfolio companies – playing nice in the sandbox?

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

I put up a post this morning over on the Foundry Group site which I thought I’d repost here with some additional comments. It concerns whether companies in a shared venture portfolio should have any special rules of engagement about hiring from other companies in the portfolio. To me, this is the real key. Comment away!

Take Control of Your Outsourcing Now

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here's how to maintain performance even when you don't have complete control. Many of us in start-ups or turnarounds have a strong desire for control.

BoS 2011: Business of Software Talks from 2011 all in one place.

Business of Software Blog

If you came to Business of Software 2011, you can access all the talks from last year here using the passcode you were sent by email. Anyone registering for this year’s event will also receive a code to access the talks prior to their general release. Click on the talk you want to view and enter your passcode. 2011 talks BoS Updates Video

How to Leave Your Company in Good Hands

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Leaders who prepare their successors ensure the future of their organizations. When it's time to go, it's time to go. Really. And do it willingly.

BoS 2011: Business of Software Talks from 2011 all in one place.

Business of Software Blog

If you came to Business of Software 2011, you can access all the talks from last year here using the passcode you were sent by email. Anyone registering for this year's event will also receive a code to access the talks prior to their general release. Click on the talk you want to view and enter your passcode. Save $900 on full registration.

Don't Let Expenses Snowball

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A sticker price is one thing. Be sure you factor in all costs of your expenses. Here's what I mean. You become its caretaker. Expenses snowball.

Estonia To Make Public Sector Data Open To Entrepreneurs

ArcticStartup

Estonian entrepreneurs will soon have a new resource to build services off of.