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  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, JULY 19, 2010
    [Media] Marketing, Metrics, & Meaning (4 Pirates, in LA @ BlueGlass.
    Designing for the "3rd & 4th browsers" (Search & Social Media) Recent Posts life lessons, by jack handey. Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Youve Seen This Shit B4. Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. Part II!
  • THE MOGUL MOM  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2011
    [Media] Home Alone: How To Battle Work At Home Isolation
    The Media is Social – But Are YOU? A couple of weeks ago I was having lunch with some friends and it was so nice. We talked, we laughed, we ate and we sipped on coffee. It dawned on me that it had been weeks since I left my home office during the day, other than to run errands or take my daughter to her classes. HOME SELF work at home
  • VERSION ONE VENTURES  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2014
    [Media] Introducing our latest investment: Dwellable, mobile-first vacation rentals
    He also co-founded Cubeduel, a site that lets you rank your co-workers and Strangeberry, a digital media startup that was acquired by TiVo in 2004. Sometimes, you need to wait a long time for the chance to invest in an outstanding founder. I met Adam Doppelt five years ago. Dwellable’s listing pages are cleanly laid out and intuitive.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015
    [Media] Content As a Business Model
    Look around today and you’ll find numerous brands such as Copyblogger, Social Media Examiner and Mashable built first and foremost on content and only after a community coalesced did they find a way to monetize what the community demanded. Content As a Business Model written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014
    [Media] 7 Things You Need to Know Today
    Social Semantics Enough with the term "social media" already, says Twitter co-founder Ev Williams. A roundup of the day''s news--curated by the Inc. editorial team--to help you and your business succeed. 1. Most Audacious Companies Inc. released its annual list of the top 25 companies changing the world. Inc.com 2. Medium 3. Wired 4.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2013
    [Media] Amazon Deletes Negative Reviews & Gets Away With It.But Can You?
    As I've written about before, customer service matters now more than ever, thanks to the advent of social media. Insights from Reviews In my last article, I spoke about listening as one of the 10 objectives businesses can use to build social media strategies. Reviews and ratings can build you up--or take you down. Be encouraging.
  • BRANDANEW  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016
    [Media] How To Sell Art And Build A Remarkable Brand
    Invest in creating your brand presence online via your website and social media. This week, I attended an AADL (Ann Arbor District Library) event hosted by Steve Feinman, the Director of SCORE – a mentoring leader for small businesses. In particular, we had a crowd of artists from the region. dead shark in a pool. You : Who are you?
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2013
    [Media] How to gracefully wind down a failing startup
    Keep the media (and your social media) out of the equation. Eric Mathews is an entrepreneur and investor. Whether you are driving a car or running a startup, looking ahead is oftentimes more important than looking behind. When times get tough at a startup – and I mean really tough – it is easy to look backwards and reflect.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014
    [Media] Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts
    Step 5: Blog reputation This was a difficult category, because some authors have blogs on their company website, some authors publish blogs on large media networks, and some authors separate their blogs from their personal sites. Who makes the list? More important, whom should you be listening to? John C. Blanchard Richard Branson Michael E.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013
    [Media] How to Get Everything You Want. Seriously
    send them to staff, customers, vendors, the media, and friends, and not only do I find people love receiving cards, but writing "thank you" puts me in an incredible mindset to start my day. You''d like to be successful in everything you do, of course. Here''s how to make it happen. Ernest Hemingway said, "When people talk, listen completely.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014
    [Media] 13 Ways to Teach Yourself to Be More Confident
    Check them and their organizations out on the Web, and check their social media profiles as well. "If you''re prepared you will be more confident," Blalock says. Few are born confident, research shows. The self-assured learn to be that way, and you can too. Are you as confident as you''d like to be? And it''s a skill we can teach ourselves.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013
    [Media] 11 Ways to De-Clutter Your Day
    Pick something you have to resist--food, wasting time, Web browsing, checking social media accounts--and eliminate the temptation. Do less and achieve more--starting today. Adopt some of these easy habits to make it happen. Success tends to create clutter: more meetings, more projects, more decisions, more items on your to-do list.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2014
    [Media] 10 Secrets to Influencing Absolutely Anyone
    With email, text, and social media, I do. How to get people to do what you want--no arm-twisting, blackmail, or other slimy trick required. Ever wish you were better at getting people to do what you want? You can be. All it takes is practice and desire. know this from experience. They''re (mostly) brilliant. It didn''t go well.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2012
    [Media] 5 Trends to Ignore in 2013
    and Glam Media closed significant rounds. Amid all the forecasts for what next year will bring, here are five business trends you'd be wise to pass up. This article is part of Inc.'s special report on How (and Where) to Make Money in 2013 (and Beyond). Tis the season for forecasting, prediction-making, and soothsaying. It's fun. So don't.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014
    [Media] 9 Ways to Be Less Annoying on LinkedIn
    You need to spend time on the site to just watch and listen--and avoid importing some of the social-media habits you''ve picked up elsewhere. LinkedIn brings out the worst in some people. Here''s how not to be one of them. LinkedIn is a powerful tool, but it brings out the worst in some people. First, remember you''re human. Learn the site.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2011
    [Media] It's Time to Kill Year-End Lists
    Thanks to social media, I now see more shared content than ever—but how much of it is of real value? For these reasons, lists have become a staple of our media diet—but they're also propagating like bunnies. I've read 21 'best/top/worst' lists so far this year--and most were a waste of time. Frankly, I couldn't agree more.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014
    [Media] How Ideas Gain Traction
    People don''t get initially excited--especially in the media--about the concepts," he tells Butman. Just as important as the idea itself is the entrepreneur behind it--and the skill, passion, and effort she provides. So far, the Foundation has funded 829 projects. (In other words, it has granted $829,000.) They get excited about the people."
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014
    [Media] How to Network Like You Really Mean It
    Stop treating your schmoozing like a business card collection contest. Start over with a new goal: quality always trumps quantity. On my desk is a decorative box that''s full to the top with business cards. I''ve collected them at casual encounters, ASJA conferences , and speaking engagements over the past several months. Pick your next tier.
  • GROWTHINK BLOG  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2012
    [Media] 5 Ways to Improve Sales Without Selling
    Direct Mail Email and Print Newsletter Marketing Event Marketing Networking Partnerships Press Releases/PR Print Ads Radio Ads Search Engine Optimization and Marketing Social Media Marketing Telemarketing TV Ads 3. There is a big difference between marketing and sales. The act of selling generates revenue when a product is sold. radio ads).
  • READWRITESTART  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2011
    [Media] Top 10 Signs You Need To Retool Your Business
    You are at a loss as to how to use new media and social networking. The folks at Heller Communications Design have this wonderful "About" page that has some pointers on when a potential client should hire them. So here is my own top ten list, somewhat modified from Heller's. Sponsor. You are afraid of transparency and what it will unleash.
  • THE PRODUCT GUY  |  MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2015
    [Media] Managing your Product Management Career
    have 20 years experience developing and growing products and services for companies of all sizes in the mobile, enterprise, e-commerce, media and education sectors. In our a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Adrienne Tan, lead a conversation around “Managing Your Product Management Career”. Better Products.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015
    [Media] 12 Signs You Need to Hire a Manager
    If certain tasks are repeating each day such as updating quickbooks, social media posting, or client management, it’s time to move those tasks off your plate and on to someone else’s! –  Kim Kaupe,   ZinePak. 8. When first starting your business you do it all—you oversee every aspect of your company. When you feel overwhelmed.
  • STEVE BLANK  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014
    [Media] Pioneering Women in Venture Capital: Kathryn Gould
    From electric cars to drones, DNA sequencing to robotic surgery, enterprise software to social media –the size and variety of these markets makes the Valley of my early days look bush league. I met Kathryn Gould longer ago than either of us want to admit. She was twice as smart and just as tough as the guys. Her response? Maybe.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 2015
    [Media] How to Build a Newsletter People Will Actually Read
    Ways To Make An Email Newsletter Your Best Sales Tool No matter how enamored you may be with social media, Total Online Presence email marketing newsletter Sara JantschHow to Build a Newsletter People Will Actually Read written by Sara Jantsch read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Focus on the subject line.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014
    [Media] How to Be More Likable in 10 Easy Steps
    It can be difficult, especially in an age of social media where everyone is dangerously close to being a narcissist. To ensure your celebrity status on the job, try these 10 tips. You won''t regret it. Have you noticed there are people who always seem to be more likable ? Here''s a few to cultivate. 1. Talk more, not less. Listen better.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2011
    [Media] LinkedIn's Big Problem: Most People Waste Their Time
    Social media continues to offer greater and greater efficiency in networking. Media Lab, who has known Mr. Hoffman for many years. Do most people have too much time on their hands and is the proliferation of social media proof positive of this But do most people need to be more productive? Great question Mr. Ito.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014
    [Media] Facebook's Bets Big With $2 Billion Oculus VR Acquisition
    While the applications for virtual reality technology beyond gaming are in their nascent stages, several industries are already experimenting with the technology, and Facebook plans to extend Oculus'' existing advantage in gaming to new verticals, including communications, media and entertainment, education and other areas. Developing.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014
    [Media] 8 Reasons You Should Apologize for Working Too Hard
    Most mornings I spend some time checking out my social media mentions, especially on Twitter. It''s polite, it raises my social media profile , builds my readership, and it''s kind of. If you''re working ridiculous hours, chances are there''s someone at home picking up the slack. And it''s not exactly like you''re having fun--is it?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
    [Media] Best Advice I Ever Got: Antonio Neves
    After some research and adding an application process, I shifted my target audience to high-potential young professionals and entrepreneurs, many in the media industry. The founder and CEO of Thinqaction takes his start-up cues from a decade-long television career. News and covered commercial space exploration for PBS. TheAntonioNeves
  • UNION SQUARE VENTURES  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2011
    [Media] My Back Pages
    In early 2007, when I joined up with John Borthwick and began discussing something that would later be called betaworks , we spent hours talking about how the next phase of Internet growth - that was social at its core and operated in real time - would change every way users experienced and distributed media and content.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
    [Media] How to Build an Entrepreneurial Team
    What are some no-cost marketing ideas I can implement besides social media? Building a business takes a village. But how can a growing business afford it? Entrepreneurs are highly motivated, risk-taking individuals. Despite their risk profile, they aren''t necessarily risk-seeking individuals. Where do I start?
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013
    [Media] 7 New Business Facts Of Life For Entrepreneurs
    We see evidence in the news every day of these irresistible forces of change, like the pervasive global penetration of the Internet, the impact of terrorist activities even to peaceful countries, the power of social media in building business relationships, and the depletion and pollution of natural resources. Economic instability. Be there.
  • REMBRANDT COMMUNICATIONS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012
    [Media] Do You Have These 3 Signs of SEO Copywriting Burn Out?
    Are you writing Website landing pages, e-mails, search engine optimization (SEO) tags, blogs, social media entries, and more on a daily basis? If so, you may be experiencing one or more of the following symptoms: Difficulty turning on the computer to start writing. Endlessly staring at a blank page waiting for inspiration to hit you. [.].
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012
    [Media] Young Entrepreneurs Can Teach ‘Old Business Dogs’ Some New Tricks
    USF offers online marketing courses including, search engine marketing, affiliate marketing training , social media training, mobile marketing and more.  To learn more about University of San Francisco’s certificate programs visit www.usanfranonline.com. So what is the secret to their success and can anyone imitate it? Secrets to Success.
  • THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG.  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2016
    [Media] Selling a Vision or Blowing Smoke?
    The media says venture is slowing down, so VCs are more cautious, so entrepreneurs pitch differently, make different asks, perpetuating the downward cycle. The other day, I sat in on a pitch practice with a company who, by all accounts, is the leader in its category. When they focus on sales, they crush it. Now, they're out fundraising.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2014
    [Media] Why Video Marketing is Underrated (and How to Use it to Your Advantage)
    Post them to social media and your blog page. Why Video Marketing is Underrated (and How to Use it to Your Advantage) written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing Today is guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest is David Preston – Enjoy! Words tell the story.
  • ASH MAURYA  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2010
    [Media] Lessons Learned in 2010
    Content marketing is built on three pillars of inbound marketing – great content, SEO, and social media. To recap the story so far: I have been an entrepreneur for the last 8+ years – self-funded the first 2 years and bootstrapped the last 6+ years. You need to talk to people for that. The Fallacy of Customer Development.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2015
    [Media] Can You Really Turn A Hobby Into A Business?
    Here are a few areas to consider before taking the leap: Social Media — It’s Already Working For You. In my view, social media is still a relatively untapped resource — and it’s one tool every hobbyist already has at their disposal to do the most basic market research. By Nick Goode, Commercial Director at Sage One. My favorite?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014
    [Media] The Truth About How Many People Really See Your Facebook Posts
    Think of your own experience with any media for a moment. An alarming report about a drop in engagement on Facebook sent marketers reeling. But it''s time to reexamine the numbers. Want to panic a bunch of marketers ? Tell them that the strategy they''ve used and obsessively focused on for the past few years is a dud. That''s right.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014
    [Media] 10 Women to Watch in Tech in 2014
    She left Notre Dame to attend a lightning pitch round in New York, where she tracked down and introduced herself to media mogul and VC Kenneth Lerer. These talented female startup founders are bringing to life impressive--and in some cases, world-changing--technology. Think someone else should have made the list? For example, E!
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014
    [Media] 5 Ways to Help You Stop Taking Yourself So Seriously
    When I media-train executives, I always counsel them to display more emotion. Stand-up comedy may not seem like ideal training for leading a company, but several of the discipline''s techniques will help you loosen up, connect with employees, and make a bigger impact on your clients. Oreos were my gateway drug. SugarJunkie. Be in-the-room.
  • SEEING BOTH SIDES  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2013
    [Media] Don't Forget the "Tech" in "AdTech"
    Tremor is the first public offering of an adtech company since Millenial Media''s IPO in April 2012. Today''s IPO by Tremor Video is seen by many as a harbinger for the adtech community (full disclosure:  Tremor Video is a Flybridge portfolio company). Rightly so. But, in every industry, software improves and gets simpler and simpler.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2011
    [Media] Why LA Is the New, Hot Place to Launch
    Cofounder Paul Bricault says the blossoming tech start-up environment in LA reflects what’s happening in the broader digital media ecosystem. Today, with so many of their identities tied into digital media, more Hollywood insiders are taking a hybrid approach, both investing in and endorsing tech start-ups. It’s no wonder.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016
    [Media] Money Management Tips For Virtual Assistants & Small Business Owners
    Follow those you know on social media who offer business and money tips.  by Diana Ennen and Kelly Poelker, co-authors of “ Virtual Assistant, The Series: Become a Highly Successful, Sought After VA “. Bookkeeping and money management are best practiced year-round. The following tips are sure to help. 1. Be Smart And Continually Learn More.
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2014
    [Media] Security And Privacy Are Entrepreneur Opportunities
    Young people naively enter their pictures and personal data for fun on social networking sites, ignoring constant feedback from the media that these are bad practices. Why is everyone so paranoid these days? My plea to entrepreneurs is to recognize these concerns as an opportunity, to make people’s life better, rather than stoke the fires.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013
    [Media] 5 Uncommon Thoughts That Guarantee Uncommon Success
    You can connect with nearly anyone through social media. Big ideas are great.but to be successful, all you need to do is decide you'll think differently than other people. It's hard to think differently and be able to dream new dreams. But most of us aren't bold visionaries. I'm not. I'm far from visionary. Hey, join the (very large) club.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2013
    [Media] 3 Ways to Establish Your Company's Voice
    Put together a "voice and tone" document with examples of what a customer support rep might say based on questions being asked, what kind of language a writer producing content for your blog or site can use, tips for social media content, etc. Having a unique personality can help you stand out from your competitors. Put it down in writing.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2014
    [Media] 10 Crazy Bootstrapping Stories
    Since then, Causey''s advice has appeared in a slew of national media outlets and she just published " The Furniture Factory Outlet Guide, 2014 Edition." What these entrepreneurs lacked in funds, they made up for in gumption. Read on for inspiring tales of daring, dedication, and desperation. Her solution? Their solution? It''s awesome."
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2016
    [Media] Facebook, Cookies, and Marketing: How To Prevent Your Small Business From Stagnation
    We can all learn from the experience of one of today’s most successful social media platforms – Facebook. At some point, even the most successful businesses hit a wall. Sales plateau, the customer base stops growing, morale is low, and revenue is either flat or falling. But it can be very difficult to find a lasting solution.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2012
    [Media] 10 (More) Things Successful People Believe
    Access is nearly unlimited; you can connect with almost anyone through social media. Successful people think about their work differently than most. Here are some of the beliefs they said we missed in a previous story. Remarkably successful people share a number of perspectives and beliefs. listed those beliefs recently in this article.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, MAY 28, 2012
    [Media] 4 Best Portable Keyboards
    It types softly and easily for a portable device, and it includes special function keys (Power Off, Cut, Copy) and media-control keys. The plastic keyboard, which also includes media Play and Pause keys, feels somewhat cramped and flexes under firm pressure. Having trouble finding the perfect keyboard? Check out these top picks.
  • READWRITESTART  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
    [Media] For Startups, Timing Trends Really Does Matter - Except When It Doesn't
    It was 2011 when we started building a platform for social media. By then, Buddy Media had already raised over $90 million, Wildfire announced that they had over 10,000 customers, and companies like Vitrue and Involver were the industry titans. Now is the best time in history to start your own business. Abby Ross , Blueye Creative. 2.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2013
    [Media] 6 Reasons Marketing to Hispanics Makes Sense
    For marketers this means that progressive online or social media programs should be as readily accepted and embraced among Hispanic consumers as the general market. Here''s why budgeting to target a Hispanic market is important, especially now. Growing Audience The commonly understood number of Hispanic consumers living in the U.S.
  • DAZZLINDONNA  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2012
    [Media] Ten Effective Calls To Action
    Social Media is Imperative. Your goal is to get everyone involved to share the item or items you are selling, so by using Facebook and Twitter you are advertising widely instead of putting a banner or landing page that is stagnant — spread the word through these social media outlets. This is a guest post by Nitesh. Coupons. Videos.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
    [Media] How to Systematically Build Personal Brand Authority
    Just as the need for content has created a great deal of angst among marketers, social media and networks have created a great deal of confusion. How to Systematically Build Personal Brand Authority written by John Jantsch read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Today, authority is it.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2012
    [Media] Told You So! Early Facebook Doubters Eat Their Words
    Predicting Facebook Wouldn't Be Worth $2 Billion "Ross Levinsohn, president of Fox Interactive Media, told an investors conference in New York yesterday, 'It's a great site and I know the guys there well. Who knew what Facebook would become when Mark Zuckerberg launched it in 2004? Not these guys. Hindsight is 20/20. Yes, a FAD!!!
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2011
    [Media] Breaking Into the New Hispanic Marketplace
    This post received 67 comments. '> Break Media's new site, TuVez, is aimed at Hispanic males. Break Media is no stranger to niche marketing. Their success has made Break Media one of comScore's top 50 Web properties in terms of unique visitors; last year, revenue grew 90 percent. Break Media's approach is a site called TuVez.
  • READWRITESTART  |  THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2012
    [Media] How to Get Bloggers to Write About Your Startup: Insider Advice
    As a journalist and blogger myself, I know a thing or two about what captures the attention of the media, about what makes a founder or company interesting. It’s every startup’s dream - to get the attention of the people who matter. You might think that refers to customers or clients, or even venture capitalists or angel investors. What now?
  • READWRITESTART  |  THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2012
    [Media] How to Get Bloggers to Write About Your Startup: Insider Advice
    As a journalist and blogger myself, I know a thing or two about what captures the attention of the media, about what makes a founder or company interesting. It’s every startup’s dream - to get the attention of the people who matter. You might think that refers to customers or clients, or even venture capitalists or angel investors. What now?
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014
    [Media] How to Create Work-Life Balance When You Work for Yourself
    After lunch, I work on less complex tasks like responding to emails and scheduling social media posts. If you think being your own boss means being able to sleep in til noon and screw off whenever you feel like it, think again. At which point, have at it!). All it takes is a little thought and a lot of discipline. Enforce, Enforce, Enforce.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2012
    [Media] 6 Signs You're Not Fit To Lead
    You don’t need to run a global media empire to fall into this trap. Leadership isn't forever. Here are six signs it's time to step down. Many leaders remain in power unless a clear “mistake” derails their tenure. Yet, many leaders also struggle with remaining fully committed to the challenges of leadership. He said no.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
    [Media] These Shoes Were Made Where?
    Brothers Jordan and Jensen Adoni are blending old-school craftsmanship and social media sizzle in a New York City shoe business, The Adoni Group. This blend of old-school craftsmanship and social media sizzle is the essence of the Adoni brand. In early April, Beyoncé and Jay-Z celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary in Havana.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013
    [Media] Why (and How) Your Business Should Get Visual
    Knowing your advocates and influencers on these networks and running contests and sweepstakes to distribute your SKUs in the visual feeds is a great way to generate free earned media and traffic from these channels. Visual networking sites like Pinterest and Instagram can help grow a brand. What is visual networking? The reason?
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2014
    [Media] The Case for Optimism and Risk at Startups
    told her that I believed America’s best asset – driven initially from software innovation mindset in the San Francisco Bay Area and media innovation driven from Los Angeles – was our willingness to accept failure. uBeam’s tech does work and I have safely seen it demo’d in the real life many times. ” **.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2012
    [Media] 10 Steps to Teaching Your Kids to Become Entrepreneurs
    Most children today are terrible at face-to-face and telephone communication because of the popularity of social media and text messaging. What business owner doesnt wish similar entrepreneurial success for their children, whether they have hopes to pass on the family business one day or can see their child creating their own. Of course!
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012
    [Media] Take a Tip From Singapore
    Food courts in America are bad things—owned by no one, with food that comes from nowhere," Bourdain said at a recent media lunch in New York City, sponsored by the Singapore Tourism Board. What can American businesses learn from Singapore's open-air markets? Anthony Bourdain explains. He contrasted chain-heavy U.S.
  • CONVERSIONXL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2016
    [Media] How To Better Measure B2B Lead Generation
    This could happen on your site or on social media. It could be engagement with your brand on a social media channel such as LinkedIn or Twitter or it could be visits to your website itself. But impressions, clicks, and interactions on a social media site such as LinkedIn can only be anecdotally linked to conversion metrics on the site.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011
    [Media] What Should You Do with Your Crappy Little Services Business?
    Vendor financing – When you start to win business – let’s say as an implementation arm for tech / business products or as an ad sales team for large tech / media businesses – you can often get financed in a small way by your vendors who are all to happy to have a bigger ecosystem of implementation houses. interest? 4.
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
    [Media] Small Business and Startups – 13 Great Reads From The Business Press
    American Public Media: Marketplace. American Public Media: Marketplace. One of my daily pleasures is to read the paper, the blogs, and the magazines. Lots of trends to spot, plenty of management lessons to be learned, good analysis of economic issues,  and plenty of coverage on small business, startups, and technology. Forbes. Forbes.
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 31, 2013
    [Media] Unleashing the YouTube Inside of You
    Another technique is using social media to share a short, attention-grabbing invitation to view your video link. You can leverage these techniques by inviting partners to share your videos with their mailing lists and social media networks. More viewers watched online video than TV in 2012, according to SundaySky. billion ads.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014
    [Media] Pinterest's New Feature Shows the Power of Personalization
    With every new media type, whether it was Google, where you have text ads, or Facebook, which is more social advertising, or folks like Twitter, it takes people time to figure out, hey, what''s my voice in this medium?" For the Palo Alto, California-based startup, personalization could represent the missing link in its business: revenue.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2012
    [Media] Midwest's Secretive & Scrappy Start-up Scene
    The conference attracts some 700 entrepreneurs, marketing executives, software engineers, social media people, and aspiring future founders. Whitten's current Omaha project is VoterTide , a social media intelligence company for political campaigns. We sent a lifelong New Yorker to investigate the seedlings of Silicon Prairie.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2012
    [Media] Five Secrets to Rocking Your Niche
    My name is Natalie MacNeil, the newest guest blogger here at Bplans. I’m an Emmy Award-winning Media Producer and the author of “She Takes on the World: A Guide to Being Your Own Boss, Working Happy, and Living on Purpose” (read to the end for a special offer!). Hi there! That was the first business plan I ever wrote.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2012
    [Media] World's Coolest Offices: Your Picks
    Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia In 2003, Vishen Lakhiani founded Mindvalley, a digital publishing company that specializes in self-help, motivational, and personal-growth content in new media. asked our Facebook community to submit photos of the world's best offices. Then we put them to a vote. Continued on next page.) Tenon Tours was No.
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2013
    [Media] 7 Reasons to Start a Blog Before Shipping a Product
    Since a startup by definition is not a recognized brand, you are the brand, based on the social media culture of today. With the an estimated 150,000 new websites and 7.3 The biggest excuse most startup founders mention is too much to do building a product, mapping strategy, investors, etc. Find potential partners. Populate your team.
  • LIFE BEYOND CODE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2012
    [Media] The 30% Factor
    Lessons from creating a social media powered eBook Quotes worth recording – Lou Holtz How to make your email stand out? Every worthwhile project comes with varying levels of resistance throughout the lifecycle of that project. The 30% Factor is the willingness and commitment to pay the price for the crucial 30% of the project.
  • MIKE MICHALOWICZ  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2012
    [Media] How Entrepreneurs Should Dress
    Although you probably shouldn’t wear jeans to a law office meeting, you could likely get away with it at a media company , a recording studio, and maybe even a restaurant’s kitchen. Today’s social media sites are a window into people’s lives and their closets (pun intended). Clothes, Will Make Or Break The Man. Playing It Safe.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
    [Media] I Gave Up Social Media for a Week--and You'll Never Guess What Happened
    Here's why unplugging should be part of your entrepreneurial plan
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2015
    [Media] Top 7 Soft Skills Of Successful Entrepreneurs
    Lewis Robinson  is a business consultant specializing in social media marketing, CRM, and sales.  He’s begun multiple corporations and currently freelances as a writer and business consultant. by   Lewis Robinson. Here are 7 soft skills that can make a difference in your business: 1. Collaboration.  . Presentation. Communication. Networking.
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2015
    [Media] 5 Simple Ways to Boost Sales with Pinterest
    Social media is the buzzword of the moment and that doesn’t look to change any time soon. Unless you have unlimited resource, t he best bet is to work out which social media networks are going to boost sales the most for your business and concentrate your efforts here. Did you know that Pinterest drives more traffic than Twitter?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2013
    [Media] Findery's Caterina Fake: Don't Chop Up Your Day [VIDEO]
    Caterina Fake answers questions about growing a business, excelling at social media and getting customers to spread the word for you
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
    [Media] Q: How do you identify new market opportunities strategically?
    ” Provide as many channels as possible for your fans to provide feedback, phone numbers, email addresses, social media, surveys, etc. This will also be an excellent way to track and identify new market opportunities that you may not come across until it’s too late. -  Fehzan Ali ,  Adscend Media LLC. Use Google Trends.
  • JEFF HILIMIRE  |  MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016
    [Media] Q&A with my great friend and mentor, Stan Rapp, about his latest book, Release the Power of Entangled Marketing
    Get a relevant conversation going about your new approach in social media. (Stan Rapp over video announcing the acquisition of my first company to the staff). Stan Rapp is one of my favorite people, for so many reasons. It was Stan that pushed my partners and me over the edge to choose Engauge over another competitive bid. Random
  • DON DODGE ON THE NEXT BIG THING  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2011
    [Media] Groupon new customers or devastating discounts?
    Groupon just filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) and revealed the financial details behind the media hype. Groupon is the fastest growing company ever. From nothing to a stunning 7,000 employees and billions in revenue in just two years. TechMeme is ablaze with negative stories on Groupon. MG Siegler calls it " Grouponzi ".
  • THE PRODUCT GUY  |  SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016
    [Media] 3 New Product Management Jobs
    Senior Product Manager @ PhotoShelter (NYC) Keywords: digital asset management, photo video, roadmap, saas, visual media [link]. If you are a great product person looking for a great product job, or vice versa, check out our job board. Each week we highlight some of the recently posted openings. Check out this week’s newest, below….
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2013
    [Media] Battle Royal: The Duel Between 2 Different Facebooks
    Dan Levy, Facebook''s director of small businesses, says the social media site has 1 million advertisers, according to Mashable. CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to become a "highbrow" digital newspaper, while users want a land of viral videos. But which version is better for advertisers? And happy users often means a happy Facebook."
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2012
    [Media] Editors' Picks: Our Top Videos of 2012
    best videos of 2012, we considered a combination of those that garnered the most plays, the most likes, shares, and comments on social media--as well as votes from our on-staff editors. Before the year's out, catch our standout videos of the last 12 months. Richard Branson, Barbara Corcoran, Alexis Ohanian, Gary Vaynerchuk--and more. Enjoy.
  • READWRITESTART  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
    [Media] New Survey from Fenwick & West Looks at Angel Funding Landscape
    The survey includes responses from 52 Internet, digital media, and software companies that raised money in the Silicon Valley and Seattle in 2010. But recognizing that the funding landscape has changed - more angels, more Web startups - this year the firm conducted its first Angel/Seed Financing Survey. Sponsor. Discuss.
  • THE MOGUL MOM  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2012
    [Media] Get Funded With A Little Help from Your Friends
    Feel weird asking friends, family and complete (social media) strangers for cash? Let’s face it. Your business probably doesn’t need a million dollar investment to get off the ground. Just a little seed money will do. So what’s a mom to do? Get funded with a little help from her friends, of course. And there are several ways to crowd fund!
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2015
    [Media] How to Attract Investors to Your Start-up
    Social Media makes this even easier that it ever was to maintain and grow your own network across the globe. Any new entrepreneur knows that investors can provide more than just capital to their business — they can become resources for organizing, marketing, and realizing ideas. Tip #1 network everywhere. Tip #3 attend events for start-ups.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012
    [Media] The New Rules of Customer Engagement
    It is paying off: Companies that engage with their customers via social media have more loyal customers. Goodbye, customer touch-points. Hello, ongoing, meaningful contact that actually drives revenue. Here's what you need to know to be more engaging right now. How can your business see this sort of boost? It needs to be results-driven.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013
    [Media] 4 Things You Must Do Before Pitching Investors
    Identify your company''s goals and values, then bring them to light through a solid social media presence, dedication to snagging media attention, a well-maintained blog, and reliable customer service and engagement. runs stories constantly on the challenges of getting funding for your business. Solidify your brand. Revenue is the No.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014
    [Media] 6 Tips for Leading People As If Their Lives Depend on You
    One example: In my business, it''s not enough to be active in social media. While they don''t have to battle fierce winds or blistering sun (except when our HVAC system misfires), they do have to manage difficult clients, uninterested media, and challenging workplace issues. In the process, I have become a better leader. column.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2014
    [Media] 9 Things That Take a Pitch From Good To Great
    Investors want to hear about your first customers, other investments put into the company (including your own sweat equity), key media placement, signed letters of intent (LOI) to purchase/partner, product and customer milestones, key hires, etc. I’ve seen hundreds of business pitches, and most of them—at best—are just okay. To whom?
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016
    [Media] Proven Strategies to Increase Your Nonprofit’s Revenue
    It almost goes without saying, but if you want to raise money, you need an online presence and a social media presence in particular. According to a survey conducted by Waggener Edstrom, more than 55 percent of those who engage with a nonprofit via social media take an action. According to U.S. Hold benefit events. Auctions. Balls.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, MAY 13, 2013
    [Media] Small Businesses See More Opportunity in America Than Abroad
    For small businesses looking to grow, the focus is on technology and the economy--here in the U.S. whopping 84 percent of American small businesses and start-ups see greater growth opportunities at home than abroad, according to research by Dell and Intel released Monday. small business decision makers in nine cities across the country.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012
    [Media] Not Producing Content? You Should Be
    This even though I didn't go to school for writing and neither did many people on my team who produce fabulous marketing guides about using PR, email marketing and even social media to help businesses grow. To distinguish yourself from your competitors, you must have content, and you must have a unique voice. How did it begin? hello.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014
    [Media] 10 Tips for Leadership, from One Millennial to Another
    Use your outspokenness to get your team on board. -- Laura Roeder , LKR Social Media 7. Advice from the next generation of CEOs. Millennials have been subject to much criticism for their workplace skills--like generations before them--but many are already leading companies, or preparing to. That means not wearing a hoodie every day.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2012
    [Media] 'I Knew I Had a Great Idea When.'
    Adam Witty, founder and CEO of Advantage Media Group "I was in a diner in Oklahoma on a Saturday morning eating a hearty breakfast of eggs and ham. We kept growing by word of mouth, but it all changed when we had some media coverage and universities started to contact us asking to join. Seven entrepreneurs share their stories.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2014
    [Media] The Case for Ending Sales Commissions
    related change in sales is the impact of social media on your company’s reputation. Changes in the way salespeople work and the way their performance is managed could render traditional commission plans obsolete. As the article noted, “To many in the highly competitive world of sales, such a move is tantamount to blasphemy.”
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