Fri.Jan 04, 2013

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6 Ways to Enhance Your Credibility

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

You won't succeed in business if nobody believes in you. Here's how to make certain they do. Here's my interpretation of his ideas: 1. Like this post?

Don’t Delay Your First Startup to Get an MBA Degree

Startup Professionals Musings

I don’t have an MBA. It will get you a higher starting salary, and a valuable edge in your credentials at every promotion opportunity. Postal Service.

9 Ways You're Ruining Your Online Reputation

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Everything you do on the Internet is like a tattoo you get late at night that can never, ever be erased. We all behave like idiots at times. Until now.

Five Career Predictions For 2013


by Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti, Vice President and Managing Director of Apollo Research Institute. Six sectors will offer on-ramps to career growth.

6 Things Really Powerful Leaders Do

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Not everyone is ready or willing to lead. Here are six things you'll need to master to move masses, inspired by Seth Godin's latest talk. It's hard.

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5 Online Marketing New Year's Resolutions

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Want to be a better online marketer this year? Here are five resolutions you should definitely keep. Send more marketing e-mails. ” 5.

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R.I.P. Spider-Man

Jeff Hilimire

That's Peter Parker on the ground, he swapped minds with Doc Ock. See ya, Pete. Well, he kinda died. Thanks for the memories, Pete. Personal

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10 Big Start-up Lessons Learned the Hard Way

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here are there best answers. 1. Moving Too Quickly Hiring too many people has been both the biggest mistake and the biggest success for us this year.

How to gain traction in two sided markets

Startup ideas that involve two sided markets are notoriously difficult to get off the ground. It’s the age-old chicken and egg problem. You need lots of buyers for the sellers to be interested, and you need lots of sellers for the buyers to be interested. The same goes for the recruitment space, and many other verticals too. Or so I thought.

Why You Should Hire 'Athletes'

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

We call them athletes, because they can tackle any position. And they're the best type of employees you can hire at a start-up. Here's why.

The IRC-Galleria Team Builds Ninchat, A New Communication Tool For Teams


How does your team communicate at work? When logging on you'll notice it looks like an online version of IRC.

Top 3 Interview Questions for Salespeople

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Streamline the interview process with these three questions that help you zero in on serious candidates.

Sulake's CEO - Paul LaFontaine Steps Down


“2010 was a record year for Habbo Hotel in many ways. Whether this is bad or good news for the company, remains to be seen. Still, not all is gloom.

How China's Cultural Revolution Stirred Entrepreneur Ping Fu

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Ping Fu's American Dream emerged from nightmare. named Fu Entrepreneur of the Year in 2005. Fu spoke recently with Inc. editor-at-large Leigh Buchanan.

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New Year’s Data Security Resolutions


So, to better protect your sensitive data, here are some New Year’s resolutions to help you be better informed: Phishing Attacks.

Google's FTC Win: Web Businesses React

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Many online companies are disappointed with the FTC's recent ruling on Google's search results. Perhaps, Pape says.

WSJ: What is the most important issue that the venture capital industry faces in 2013?

Bryce Dot VC

WSJ: What is the most important issue that the venture capital industry faces in 2013? annimaniac: It’s the same issue that venture capital faces every year: Who will invest in the top 15 companies of 2013? That’s really the only question that matters

Google Antitrust Decision: What Does It Mean For Your Business?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Probably nothing good--the FTC barely slapped Google on the wrist. Now, small businesses have to learn to live with it.

Friday Wrap Up


This makes them sound boring, but there's a lot to love about formally trained jazz singer Hanna Toivonen and beat-maker Tommi Koskinen." Boring?!

What Your Daily Routine Can Tell You

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

How much do you know about the relationship between your health and your productivity? Here's how to find out. Auto analytics, as researcher H.

whitneymcn: If we must have robot overlords, I hope that these.

Mark Birch

whitneymcn : If we must have robot overlords, I hope that these are they. And the answer is: none. None more metal.”.


How to Get & Cultivate Customer Advocates

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Instead of climbing onto a rooftop and shouting, why not have everyone on the street singing your praises? These days, probably not much, if at all.

nasdaq: Instagram released a list of their top 10 most.

Mark Birch

For the full list, check out  this Mashable article and Instagram’s own  blog post.

Who Knew Coupons Were So Lucrative?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Coupons don't sound like an exciting business. But is getting another look, hitting the $1 billion valuation mark this summer. Steven R.

Traditional Education Is a Changin'

Constantly Learning

With every generation of educators the world becomes better at teaching. Most common knowledge today, wasn't common 100 years ago. For instance, modern calculus wasn't invented (discovered is a better word) until 1687, but is now the cornerstone of any scientific education. 300 years ago the concept was brand new but now it's a requirement!

Baffled by Big Data? Use 'Small' Data

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Pardon the pun, but this past year big data was huge. Small business owners have taken notice. For 28% it means "massive growth of transaction data."

How to End Your Job Search: Post Job Campaign Considerations

David Teten

Jim Kacena. This is a guest post from Jim Kacena , Career and Job Search Coach, in Chicago, IL.  I received the article below via the International Executives Resource Group , of which I’ve been a long-time member.  (The IERG is a gated online community for senior executives with strong international background.). Campaign Wrap-Up. On The New Job.

How Your Affair Is Killing Your Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Entrepreneurs who have affairs within the workplace, or even outside it, are likely to see their companies suffer. You're wrong.

14 Legal Tips for Starting Up

Early Growth Financial Services

Originally published in Inc. Starting a company means lots of surprises, but a lawsuit shouldn’t be one. Successful young entrepreneurs explain what they wish they knew about the law when starting up. The Young Entrepreneur Council asked 14 successful young entrepreneurs about which unforeseen legal issues pop up while starting up.

The Romance of the Professional

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Extraordinary competence. Single-minded dedication. Infallible instincts about what's important. People call the The West Wing “Democratic porn.”

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COVER FRIDAY: Word Up! performed by Korn - Normally I.

Mark Birch

COVER FRIDAY: Word Up! performed by Korn - Normally I would assiduously avoid trawling in the dreck that is nu-metal. However, Korn had come up in the past week when the Brian Welch testimony video was played during church service last Sunday. I do recommend that video by the way, it is powerful stuff.

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Improve Success by Sharing Control

UC Berkeley

by Mason Myers, general partner of Greybull Stewardship business investment fund. The question is a little crass, but there is also deep wisdom in it.

"The Internet loves cats, we also love cats and cats make people happy,” Malaysian-based founders."

Mark Birch

““The Internet loves cats, we also love cats and cats make people happy,” Malaysian-based founders Matthew Phiong and Koekoe Loo explained via email. Our mission is to make the Internet a better and happier place with cats…Catmoji is a serious business. Also see my post last year about disruptive and game changing startup ideas.  Or this video.

From the Sharing Economy to Refreshing Ideas

The Product Guy

Every week I read thousands of blog posts. For your weekend enjoyment, here are some of those highlights. What are you reading this weekend?

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