Mon.Dec 10, 2012

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Technical Advisors: Every Web/Mobile Startup Must Have One

SoCal CTO

I did a presentation recently for a graduate class from The Founder Institute around getting online/mobile products out the door. Compensation.

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Some Quick Sage Advice for Young Employees Early in Their Careers

Both Sides of the Table

My wife & I have a close friend who recently entered the workforce for his first-ever job. So consider this my first-ever guest blog post.

8 Beliefs That Make You More Resilient

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

What you believe about work either weakens you or makes you stronger. Here they are: 1. learn more from failure than from success. are self-defeating.

Nike Accelerator – Powered By TechStars

Feld Thoughts

When we started TechStars in 2006, one of our premises was to help build a strong startup community in Boulder. Several years ago David Cohen , Jason Mendelson , and I started talking about the idea that the same principles of an accelerator model could apply to specific vertical markets or companies. The application deadline is February 3rd, 2013.

Top 5 Skills Every Leader Must Have

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The world moves fast and if you can't keep up, you're company is doomed. Frankly, it was embarrassing. Still, the world is changing. Make no mistake.

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5 Steps to Creating a Great Company Culture

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Unhappy employees? Customers not returning? You can change all of that in five simple steps. For me it's Zappos. Create a compelling vision.

Sometimes, Poor Customer Service Starts Right at the Entrepreneur's Desk!

Small Business Force

Yet, often, this same entrepreneur is doing things, internally, that are subliminally undermining critical aspects of good customer service.

7 Tips to Successfully Grow Your Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Regardless of the industry you are in, you can be highly successful if you live by these very simple ideologies. Stay focused on the prize.

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How to attend a hackathon

dickey.xxx

Jeff Dickey. Let's grab a beer! About. Skills. Projects. Resume. Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. GitHub. email protected]. How to attend a hackathon.

2013 Trend: Ads Will Be Articles & Vice Versa

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Forget banners and pop-ups. Instead, connect with consumers via blogs, videos, white papers, and more. This article is part of Inc.'s What is content?

The Trend That Matters Most In 2013

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

I’ve had my own small business online since the early 2000s.

Why You Should Schmooze Like Don Draper

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Forget GChat. But maybe skip the strippers.) Don Draper was onto something. Here are some simple ideas to make your connections stronger.

How to Make Your Content Mobile Friendly

Duct Tape Marketing

When I think about the work I do these days very little of it actually needs to be done on a “real” computer. Mobile Plugins. Mobile App.

21 Things That Beat Your New Year's Resolution

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

These goals are probably easier to accomplish than that new diet--and they're likely more rewarding, too. That wasn't nearly as bad as I thought."

Where We Invest in 2013 and Beyond

Rob Go

My partners and I have been pretty open that we think it’s foolish to jump in and out of sectors in a whim.  These are NOT examples of megatrends.

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Google+ Communities: New Social Option for Businesses

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Like Facebook, now Google+ offers a way to connect with--and presumably market to--like-minded people. That's because on Dec. Name your community.

What Do Jeff Bezos and Alesandro Giuliani Have in Common?

Growthink Blog

Full sentences are harder to write," he says. They have verbs. The paragraphs have topic sentences. The story is well-known but worth re-telling.

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2 Best Ways to Divide Your Work Day

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Why business owners should divide their time into "in" days and "out" days to supercharge their productivity. Small business owners wear many hats.

10 Perspective Checks on Your Startup Aspirations

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur needs to be honest about their strengths and weaknesses, and realistic about their reasons for choosing the startup route.

Lessons in Learning How to Program

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here's one way to be a better communicator: Start treating people more like computers. Why go back to school? couple of reasons. Yeah, probably.

Interview with Shaul Weisband, Co-Founder of the Gifting App, Jifiti

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

What is Jifiti? Once that gift is purchased, the shopper gets a notification on his/her phone, shows it in the store, and walks out with the gift.

6 Ways to Spread the Holiday Spirit

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Aside from a holiday party, there are lots of creative, inexpensive ways to bring your "office family" together. Sure, there's the big holiday party.

APE, Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch: a must-read

Grade A Entrepreneurs

APE, Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur by  Guy Kawasaki and  Shawn Welch is an absolute must-read for anyone who wants to write a book and self-publish.

Keep It Real: How to Stay Authentic As You Grow

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

As a business grows, it's important to maintain the authenticity that consumers fall in love with. It's personal. It was an honor. priority.

Why Did Mass Relevance Move Downtown?

Austin Startup

Many have asked me "Why did you move downtown? How has it been?" As a public service to fellow entrepreneurs, I'd like to share our experience.

Be the Startup I Want to Fund

This is going to be BIG.

The other day, I'm in a meeting where someone told me an industry magazine that would be relevent to one of my companies. texted the founder and got the following response: " Yeah. We were in their last issue.". Oh, umm. They're raising money to try and make the connections to clients they don't have yet. Consider the following mental exercise.

3 Keys to Authentic Cause Marketing

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here's how your company, your cause, and your customers can all benefit from your socially-minded efforts. Toms Shoes is a great example of alignment.

Shark Tank 2012 Holiday Episode Breakdown

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Although Sharktank has been running reruns on Fridays the last few weeks, the show ran a  Sharktank 2012 Holiday special  on Tuesday night.

Best Business Gadgets of 2012

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Check out these nine stand-outs. Check out these nine products--all stand-outs in their respective categories.--John The X2 weighs 3.1 The big win?

Happy Chanukah

Venture Cyclist

The theme of light in dark times is universal, and Chanukah is a joyous reminder that darkness is driven out not by more darkness but by light.

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7 Powerful Insights From a Silicon Valley Insider

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

What's it take to be a start-up success story? A lot more than a good idea. Mike Maples, Jr. His father was a top executive at Microsoft. Period.

The evolution of culture at a startup

joel.is

It’s now 2 years since I launched Buffer , and the company has grown from just myself (working from my bedroom) to a team of 7. One thing I realised recently when talking with Thomas Schranz , the founder of the very cool Blossom , was that we’ve actually got quite a few cool things in place that define the Buffer culture.

How to Land a Celebrity Co-founder

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It was the only window of time that Mehta's co-founder, Nasir Jones, better known as the rapper Nas, had free in his busy schedule. Berman says.

6 Ways to get Your Customers Saying – Please take my Money!

Active Garage

Right. You don’t hear that very often. In fact, you probably don’t even think it! But, this post is about great customer service. No, wait!