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Rethinking My Social Graph

Feld Thoughts

I’ve had a number of interesting conversions about the intersection of the virtual and the physical world since I wrote the post Did Someone Ruin Foursquare For Me Yesterday? When I reflect on this, it’s clearly a “me problem&# and not a “Foursquare problem.&# First, I’ll reset how I use my social graph.

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Google’s social strategy

Chris Dixon

It is widely believed that Facebook presents a significant competitive threat to Google. Google itself seems to believe this – Larry Page recently said that all employees would have their bonuses tied to the success of Google’s social strategy. acquisition DoubleClick). Making +1 appealing to users is another story. startups

Many Startups Stumble on International Cultures

Startup Professionals Musings

Similar issues prevail when doing business in other countries, cultures and languages. Local laws prevail. Respect local customs and practices.

What if it’s 1996, not 1999?

Seeing Both Sides

In May 1996, Open Market completed a successful IPO and more than doubled on the first day of trading, ending with a $1.2 Wouldn’t that be something

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Don Quixote Syndrome

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Passion is what drives entrepreneurs. Passion is often what pushes us to take the risk to launch our venture. call this Don Quixote Syndrome.

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Culture is Vocabulary

Brad Hargreaves

It is common knowledge among startup founders and CEOs that there is a distinct need to build a company culture. But most people in early stage companies have no idea what this means. We figure it means things like asking your co-workers how their weekend went, going out to dinners as a team and supporting your co-workers during rough times.

Creating a social object – ZooZoo Characters!

Life Beyond Code

If you are following Indian Premier League (IPL) you might have heard about ZooZoo characters. In fact, you might be looking forward to the commercials that are featuring them. People young and old are fascinated by these cute little characters. Merchandise (Mugs, T-Shirts and Keychains to start with) are hot – showing the power of the brand.

Work and rest in a startup

joel.is

I’m writing this from Javea, Spain. arrived here a couple of days ago and I’ve been pondering the relationship between work and rest in a startup.

The Perfect Combo to Boost Site Buzz Fast

Rembrandt Communications

You spent hours researching, writing and optimizing your site for the search engines, and it’s finally up and running. That’s finished, and you can sit back and relax. Not so fast… As many of you know, this is just one piece of your overall marketing strategy, and your work has just begun. Now, you [.].

Week In Review: Apr 3 – Apr 9, 2011

Active Garage

10 Lessons in Leadership from a WORLD CHAMPION! by Himanshu Jhamb , Apr 4, 2011. The Indian team won the  Cricket World Cup 2011 in a grand finale in Mumbai by defeating a very strong Sri Lankan team. It was a high stakes game with the hopes of 1.2 billion Indians hanging in a balance. Hats off Captain Cool!  by Gary Monti , Apr 5, 2011.