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  • START UP BLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012
    [Media] The irony in business
    While in startups and small business we are responsible for, well everything from customer complaints, to invoicing, to media interviews. I’ve spent a significant amount of time in both small business and big business environments. And the over riding conclusion I’ve come to is this: Big Business is about the small picture.
  • VENTURE CHRONICLES  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2012
    [Media] Link Post (weekly)
    70% of Companies Ignore Customer Complaints on Twitter | social crm | Social Media Consulting – Convince & Convert. tags: blog twitter research. Culture Eats Strategy For Lunch | Fast Company. Love this. tags: blog culture strategy leadership. Get Satisfaction Wins An App Award – Articles – AppAppeal. tags: blog. Blogs
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014
    [Media] To Sell More, Your Marketing Must Embrace 'Smart Reach'
    You''re up against family, friends, breaking news, sports, music, medical issues, travel, charities, every kind of media, and even sleep-deprivation. All the time and money you spend creating great content will be wasted if you don''t understand how to reach your audience. call this idea "Smart Reach." How do you do that? Context is king
  • VENTURE CHRONICLES  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2015
    [Media] Operation Email Purge
    Search on phrases like “media briefing” and “embargo” will result in thousands if you are on PR lists. I’ve been on a crusade against my gmail inbox and am happy to report deleting over 100k unread emails in just a month. Use it. Filters: Wow, where to start? Is:unread is a favorite. Search on sender. Block.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2013
    [Media] Is Your Website “Soooooo 2008?”
    Do you have multiple forms of media (video, photos, audio)? According to Universal McCann’s Wave 6 study , company websites are losing ground to social media sites in terms of credibility and popularity. 2008 may not even seem that long ago to some of you. Do you have user-friendly navigation and quality content? Not in today’s world.
  • 500 HATS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2008
    [Media] Second Age of Aquarius: Facebook Connect + Facebook Payments.
    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 « Startonomics Conference on Startup Metrics, AARRR! The Internet Revolution, Act III. The 4 Things You Really Need. Part II! Facebook Ads Suck?
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
    [Media] Why Hugh MacLeod’s Art Should Not Be on Your Business Cards
    A few weeks ago I attended my first Eugene-based baseball game with a colleague from work who was meeting up with a few of his friends. I had forgotten that that morning I’d elected to wear my own jewelry—a necklace and earring set with my  Africanz men  on them (jewelry is a side hobby/business of mine). So, I gave them each a business card.
  • LIFE BEYOND CODE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 6, 2013
    [Media] Dr.Liz Alexander on Co-Authorship
    So he’s reaching out to those people for testimonials, and to help promote the book. I’m a former freelance journalist interested in which media channels are talking extensively about thought leadership. Please check it out. Liz and Craig have not met before and the entire process of long-distance collaboration was awesome.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012
    [Media] Apple Unveils the iPad Mini
    At a media-only event in San Jose, the Cupertino-based tech company announced an ultra-thin iMac desktop, a new MacBook that's a bit cheaper than its predecessor, and a more powerful Mac Mini. The highly anticipated pint-sized version of the iPad has arrived: It's smaller, lighter, faster--and cheaper. pounds. The most important spec?
  • CONVERSIONXL  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
    [Media] 3 Things Beginning Conversion Optimizers Completely Miss The Mark On
    His team decided to take the experience further by including more media in future iterations, but ultimately found there was “no substantial difference” between the rich media, and simple pages on mobile devices – going to show, you never really know unless you test. Let’s test button colors? Or maybe call to action text ?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013
    [Media] 5 Anti-Resolutions for 2013
    Too many news feeds, podcasts, blogs, social media networks, documentary movies, college football games and apps ( Scramble with Friends anyone?) These five New Year's anti-resolutions will help you achieve your real goals for 2013. Every year, countless numbers of my optimistic peers will write a list of New Year's resolutions.
  • STARTUP HOUSTON  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2013
    [Media] Thank You, Houston
    We also have New Media outlets like CultureMap and the brand new Houstonia that help tell our stories. Once I’m out, I will still be here in some sense in that my social media streams will be chock full of Houston startups making news and connecting Houston companies with the right Houston people. But Aren’t You ‘Mr.
  • CHRISTINE.NET  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012
    [Media] Through Growth, Crowdfunding Continues Its Search For Identity
    As Naval nicely put it, "the rise of social media didn't kill socializing.and AngelList augments existing investment networks in New York and San Francisco. Thanks to the success of platforms such as  Kickstarter  and  IndieGoGo , crowdfunding  has become mainstream. Even Who benefits?
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014
    [Media] The 21-Day Job Search: 5 Tips To Ensure Success
    His passion to assist nonprofits has led him to work for Goodwill and a Feeding America Food Bank as a social media strategist and web content manager. by Teddy Hunt. In 21 days, you can redecorate your home, form a new habit, lose enough weight to not feel guilty about indulging while you’re on vacation, or find a job. Know Where to Look.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015
    [Media] User Experience Is The Only Experience That Matters
    The social media platform is constantly reiterated, inviting user input, planning, and testing to ensure a remarkable product that remains as consistent as possible. by  Q Manning ,  CEO of   Rocksauce Studios. App and tech development can sometimes turn into an ego trip. That means keeping things simple. Why UX Matters. Steps to Great UX.
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2012
    [Media] Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Geben Communication
    media/blogger relations, online community building, and content marketing … to securing. Because social media gets so much attention, some companies think they can just launch a. effective social media requires strategy, creativity and an investment of time and resources. media – primarily Twitter. Chat (#pr20chat).
  • BRANDANEW  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016
    [Media] Does Content Marketing Actually Work?
    When people read your content and interact with you through comments and social media, you build a bond with them. It’s a growing field. But many think of content as a field with a need for extensive resources that can’t fit into the plan of a lean startup or small business. Does content marketing actually work? Click To Tweet.
  • SPENCER FRY  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 2014
    [Media] The Domain Market is a Mess
    For each domain name I would search on Domain Tools , I’d keep a list of available domains and make sure that their social media counterparts were also available. I’d only save names to the list if they were available for registration or for sale. About six weeks ago, I had an idea for a side project that I wanted to build. It wasn’t.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2010
    [Media] Mobile Premier Awards At Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress
    ArcticStartup is an official media partner of this year’s Mobile Premier Awards (MPA), the biggest open and global startup competition in the mobile industry. Tags: digital media partner mobile mobile premier awards mobile world congress sponsor The event went by the name Mobile Peer Awards last year.) Related Posts.
  • OCCAM'S RAZOR  |  MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013
    [Media] Two Amazing Bar Charts: % Content Consumption, % Share of Search
    And can''t you just see how this really deep understanding of customer interest, based on their data and not your opinions or, worse, an "expert''s" opinion, will be incredible when it comes to fueling your social media strategy? Would you believe me when I say that your digital analytics data, from Google Analytics or WebTrends et. Excited?
  • BUSINESS OF SOFTWARE BLOG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2011
    [Media] Venture capital vs self-funded for high growth technology businesses. This was surprising.
    38, Net Media Planet Ltd, Internet, 840%, Self funded. 40, Saffron Media Group Ltd , Media and entertainment, 801%, VC - Beringea.   We ran a quick analysis of some of the fastest growing companies in the UK and see who the most common investors were. Carl Schramm talking about US innovation and venture capital. Now PLC.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Media] 7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often
    But there''s a definite payoff to making real (not just professional or social media) friends. Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions. Good news and bad news: unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is determined by personality traits that are largely hereditary.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014
    [Media] 12 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast
    She uses the time to clear her inbox, schedule the day, and read social media. Are you starting your day off productively? If it has to happen, then it has to happen first, writes Laura Vanderkam, time management expert and author of " What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast." Science supports this strategy. They wake up early.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
    [Media] How 50 Cups of Coffee Can Change Your Life
    My next 50 coffees My next move is to get back into consulting with companies in innovation and social media. I’ve loved working with start-ups in London, and will continue to work with the start-up scene through Converge and the Innovation Warehouse. Raising investment, changing careers, or leaving your city? Now is the time.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
    [Media] 14 Simple Ways to Get Considerably More Done
    Try this: Decide you''ll only spend 10 minutes a day on social media. Don''t think it''s possible because you''re already working in overdrive? Here''s a new way to look at your to-do list. In the spirit of the topic, let''s get right to it: 1. Eliminate one ego commitment. We all do things that have more to do with ego than results. Just 10.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014
    [Media] 6 Things Entrepreneurs Wish Family, Friends and Employees Understood
    The image of people ideating all over the place and randomly straying from project to project is one that is constantly portrayed in media and is most often a mischaracterization. Entrepreneurs often feel misunderstood and with good reason. If people around them acknowledge the following six points, everyone can benefit. But that''s the game.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013
    [Media] 3 Start-ups out to Change the Publishing Industry
    Tina Brown thinks print media is dead. Company: Byliner Headquarters: San Francisco, CA Founded: 2011 Problem: Social media news feeds, agregator sites, and blogs of dubious credibility have created a read-it-with-a-grain-of-salt attitude toward online content. Warren Buffett thinks newspapers will surprise everyone.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014
    [Media] Tech Founders (and a Celebrity!) Spill Their Networking Secrets for SXSW
    Just network with everyone." --Randi Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media It''s not all about you. How do you establish lasting connections amid the frenzy that is the annual South by Southwest Interactive festival? We asked the pros their tips to up your game. That base is your foundation. Don''t judge people.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
    [Media] How to Get What You're Worth :: Small Business Marketing Blog from.
    SIMPLE, EFFECTIVE AND AFFORDABLE SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING Home About Consulting Products Programs Workshops Blog Resources Contact Subscribe by RSS Subscribe to Duct Tape Marketing by Email Small Business Week 2011 Our winners! The Referral Engine – Teaching Your Business to Market Itself – by John Jantsch. Steps to Successful Fac.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013
    [Media] 12 Mistakes Start-Ups Make the First Year
    If you''re running a media company, you''re going to have to wait until you''re big enough to hire a direct sales team before you make money. From going out too much to having too many founders, here''s what you''ve been doing wrong. When you write and read about start-ups all day long, you see founders make a lot of mistakes. it doesn''t.
  • HAZARD LIGHTS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2014
    [Media] 20 years on
    This December marks 20 years since I made my first venture investment.  I wrote about the specifics of that company here , but instead of reliving that one company, here in another bout of nostalgia I am going to reflect on what remains the same and what has changed in my 20 years as a venture capitalist. Venture Capital
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2012
    [Media] Who's Hiring the Most College Grads?
    ” Beyond tech, other high-demand fields included health care, engineering, business operations, finance, and media Competition for educated workers is particularly tough in these four cities, according to a new Brookings report. Looking to hire a college-educated worker? Following San Jose were San Francisco, Washington, D.C.,
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012
    [Media] Lessons from Amazon: How Well Do You Know Your Customers?
    The more people that interact with you—through your site, social media, blog, salespeople, etc.—the You already know how to divide your audience into broad groups. Now it's time to create unique individual targeting. What do Pandora, Netflix, and Amazon all have in common? All three are world-class "segmenters." Brilliant. link].
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2015
    [Media] Small Business and Startups: Why Transparency Matters
    The last couple of weeks, with the brouhaha over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account while she was Secretary of State, the media has been focused on this very issue. What we got here, is a failure. To communicate. Profound words from a film, that in retrospect, feels a bit dated and quaint. Transparent.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2013
    [Media] 8 Essential Tips to Guide Your Web Design Project
    After a website goes live, dozens of unchecked tasks remain on the To Do list: thing like AdWords, social media, analytics, heat maps, SEO, testing, and updates. photo credit: bibliojojo. Too often, when small businesses are redesigning their websites, they lose focus. They don’t work. Trust is the currency of success. Content is design, too.
  • 47 HATS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2011
    [Media] I like actionable!
    Dan Martell of Flowtown will be giving tips on “Social Media Marketing for Startups.&#. Michael Prendergast just let me know about this free online class tomorrow – nearly busted a finger stabbing away at my keyboard to sign up.  Community
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2012
    [Media] 10 College Business Incubators We’re Most Excited About
    Varick Street focuses on next-gen technology and adaptable business models, growing businesses in digital media, cleantech, and even social media and mobile apps into real life successful startups. College campuses are ripe with innovation, as students grow through education and experimentation in school. enough to participate.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014
    [Media] 11 Major Rebranding Disasters and What You Can Learn From Them
    PepsiCo was bombarded with emails , phone calls, and social media posts blasting the new carton. Here are some of the biggest marketing flops companies made when trying to update their image. Every company is defined by a few things: its name, logo, and brand identity. We''ve collected the 11 worst rebranding disasters in recent memory.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2013
    [Media] How Much Can You Accomplish in 1 Year?
    RebelMouse (June 2012) RebelMouse, founded by Paul Berry, a former technology chief at Huffington Post, aims to fix the eternal headache of keeping up with numerous social media accounts. The Curiosity Mars mission just turned one--and so did these 5 start-ups. Here''s what they''ve all gotten done. It''s been a big year for the little robot.
  • SCOTT WEISS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011
    [Media] Looking Bigger
    To make matters worse, for our early adopter industries (ISPs, media, tech, and financial),  no email service meant no work. “We like what you guys are doing but there’s no way we’d replace the aorta of our communications infrastructure with a beta box from a 20-person startup.” We were so good, but yet so puny. We felt big.
  • WATCHING WEBSITES  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Media] New FB Comment System Analytics: Comparing TechCrunch.com Before.
    What this means if you’re … … A High Volume Media Site / Blog If spam or trolling is a big problem for you (it probably is), the Facebook Comments platform is a viable method to solve this issue. Medium to Low Volume Media Site / Blog Chances are that you’re still in reader acquisition mode. How strange!
  • REMBRANDT COMMUNICATIONS  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2010
    [Media] How Thick is Your PR Skin?
    Once you start pitching the media, you may find yourself sucked into the fast world of deadlines and being connected to your “Blackberry leash” almost 24/7. And even though you are working like a dog, you still may have to deal with… “Why are we not seeing more sales?” “Why did that reporter misquote me? [.].
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014
    [Media] 10 Ways to Lose Friends and Irritate People
    You ask a question so you can talk. A guy at lunch asks, "Hey, do you think social media marketing is effective?" Here are things Dale Carnegie would have said. if he was snarky. Want to win friends and influence people ? Here are 10 things that ensure you won''t: 1. You thoughtlessly waste other peoples'' time. Wrong. He doesn''t fit in.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2014
    [Media] Take Mobile Pictures, Get Paid. Foap Raises $2.3M To Continue Growth.
    Additionally Foap allows brands to harness the platform for “Missions” where marketers can hype up the community to take photos of their brands in a certain context to be used in advertising or social media campaigns. The company has announced that they’ve raised a fresh $2.3
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013
    [Media] [Infographic] 10 Futuristic Jobs That Barely Exist
    Here’s an infographic look at ten of the potential jobs in the future that either do not exist as yet (such as space tour guides) or some, like the social media manager or web user experience manager, are still in its infancy: [ Infographic credit: by Kaplan Business School ]. common complaint among some graduates?
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013
    [Media] As Populist as it May Feel, 98% of VCs Aren’t Dumb
    create videos. I use analytics. I use social media. I IM and DM and SMS. By now you will likely have read Andy Dunn’s scathing post about Venture Capitalists in which he decries the industry’s masses. read Andy’s post with a knowing smile on my face. But VC is like congress. Because they know him or her. rest my case. Dying.
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013
    [Media] The Right Tool For The Job
    The right tools can help empower your social media efforts , and can also help you launch your company for less than $1,500. A few days ago, my son and I replaced an old, leaky faucet in our laundry room. We planned on 90 minutes, but we ran into a problem and ended up spending more than four hours to replace the faucet. image credit: Cayusa.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2011
    [Media] [Singapore][Competition] SiTF Announces 2011 Award Winners
    Digital Media. Singapore Polytechnic, School of Digital Media and Infocomm Technology. The  Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) earlier this evening announced the winners of this year’s SiTF Awards , which recognizes technology innovations developed in Singapore. Award Categories. Name of Organisation. Description. 1.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2013
    [Media] New Start-ups: Here's Your Digital To-Do List
    Serial entrepreneur Ryan Alovis, the CEO and founder of interactive agency ArkNet Media , says these tools form the foundation of online marketing. You already know you need a robust Web presence for your business. What other tech steps do you need to take to get established? Read this handy list. Register the domain. Google-ize. yet.) 12.
  • DESIGN STAFF  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012
    [Media] Design Staff ? Change aversion: why users hate what you.
    When these changes generate strong reactions, people often turn to social media to vent — amplifying individual voices into a torrent of angry petitioners, digital torches in hand, demanding a return to the familiar, older, “better” product. Design Staff. Photo by Dirk Gently. Aaron Sedley / UX Researcher, Google. ” 2.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
    [Media] Selling With Stories
    Now, some may suggest that social media sharing has opened the world up to a new level of personal storytelling and some might suggest that perhaps we are sharing “too much information”, but either way, the power of a relevant story to help educate, connect and yes, sell, is undeniable. It wasn’t always the case.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2015
    [Media] 5 Invoicing Solution Providers To Consider In 2016
    His interests include creativity, knowledge management, and digital media. by Monesh Shrivastava, content marketing manager at CloudBooks. Invoicing is an essential part of any business. Being a freelancer makes you your own boss. But you have to be your accountant also. There is nothing more needed for nightmares. CloudBooks. What is more?
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014
    [Media] Tellyo tunes into €200,000 seed investment from GS Group
    The startup''s customers are TV properties who want more viewers on their live TV after other people see a "I cant believe I just missed this" clip shared on social media. Have you ever wondered how people copy clips of television and put it on the internet? Who has the time to do that? Apparently some people, but this is 2014. Bogu Ju?
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011
    [Media] Optimized Reviews May Be the Next Local SEO Edge :: Small Business.
    SIMPLE, EFFECTIVE AND AFFORDABLE SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING Home About Consulting Products Programs Workshops Blog Resources Contact Subscribe by RSS Subscribe to Duct Tape Marketing by Email Small Business Week 2011 Our winners! The Referral Engine – Teaching Your Business to Market Itself – by John Jantsch. Steps to Successful Fac.
  • START-UP BUSINESS TALK  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 2011
    [Media] 5 Things To Know About The Current State of Startups
    Social Media for your small business start-up. And I hate to be the bearer of bad news here but it's not getting any better; for social media introverts that is. So the start-up world is constantly evolving. And it's time you kept up with it. Combinator 's latest startup event was proof. What does this mean? So what's cooking?
  • SEED STAGE CAPITAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010
    [Media] Startup Acquisitions: Exit Strategy
    skip to main | skip to sidebar 28 July 2010 Startup Acquisitions: Exit Strategy We recently put together our "thought piece" on the dynamic world of startup M&A. See below for our presentation, which can also be found on Slideshare by clicking here. If you like it, please share it or tweet it. Thanks! Wed love to hear from you. Please share it!
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012
    [Media] 4 Ways to Get a Celebrity Endorsement
    And StyleCaster founder and CEO Ari Goldberg has been working to capitalize on these social media “non-celebrities.” Friends in high places can help your company take off--but big endorsements cost big bucks. See how these companies found famous fans. “When you’re a small business owner, cash is king. million meals).
  • THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG.  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2016
    [Media] That Time I Passed on Datadog Because I Didn't Understand the Market
    smacks head] Since then, I've found success investing in two jewelry companies (chloe + isabel and Ringly), a fashion media company (Refinery29), a kids apps studio (Tinybop), a kids class company (Tinkergarten), a kids art ecommerce place (Plum Print), and a whole bunch of other companies where I have no special knowledge of the industry at all.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [Media] How to Create a Viral Campaign (Hint: You Can’t)
    So she and her team began joking in their social media postings about "Makeup-Free Mondays." Whether or not your marketing takes off--and takes on a life of its own--isn't really up to you. But you can set yourself up for success. Will your campaign go viral? It's really not up to you. Take online magazine The Beauty Bean. Scare yourself.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013
    [Media] The Secret to Happiness for Marketers
    Sounds like great advice, and also sounds like the heart of three great social media posts. The Secret to Happiness for Marketers written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing Thursday is guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest is Scott Yates – Enjoy! Or 10,000.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012
    [Media] 5 Exercises in Perceptive Listening
    Related Posts: 5 Stages of the New Sales Cycle As a Selling Skill Listening Is Overrated How to Be Present for Your Business If you want to see…listen The Single Most Powerful Use of Social Media for Small Business. 5 Exercises in Perceptive Listening This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. Or, perhaps more accurately, redevelop.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2014
    [Media] Save The Date For The Next Level of Arctic15: May 26th - 27th
    Media Presence: The good old joke about the shoemaker without any shoes. Yapp, we did not have enough media at the event, so thank you for brining that up, if you were at the event. Already in talks with the top media rep’s and Dmitri Sarle has become one of the organizer''s of the EU Tech Writer''s group. At least not by a lot.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2011
    [Media] Do You Stink at Public Speaking?
    Determine your topic by coming up with three great tips in your particular area of expertise, (social media, customer service, financial services, technology, etc.). Stop with the excuses, and start off with these low-pressure steps to launching your speaking career, and increasing your brand-awareness. It takes too long to pay off.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013
    [Media] 7 Must-Haves for Web Startups
    Social media profiles – all of them. Keep your social media profiles updated, and remember that the most important part of social media is interacting with and responding to your followers and fans. So you’re taking your idea to the internet, and creating a web startup. Congratulations! custom-designed website.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2016
    [Media] 5 Tips For Creating An Engaging Blog
    The goal here is to attract the attention of potential customers, and also media attention. by Emma  Rosser of  Publicize. For a startup leader, it can be tough to make waves in your industry and draw attention to a new endeavor. Simply stating the usefulness of your product is not enough. –  Javed Hussain, Alif Baa. 2.
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2013
    [Media] Your Kickstarter Project Has Been Funded: 4 Tips on What to Do Next
    Some possibilities include social media, search engine optimization, blogging and business cards. One of the most popular ways to fund small businesses and other creative projects is through crowdsourcing. While the steps to launching a campaign are well covered on Kickstarter, what happens if you actually get funded? Find a Manufacturer.
  • THE PRODUCT GUY  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011
    [Media] Automating Product Management
    Who says where product people have to begin their careers? Passion and the desire to improve and create products can come from anywhere… such as a tech writer. Nils Davis’ journey is one of a tech writer crossing over to the product side, and doing so superbly. Looking forward… > What trends do you see in product management?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013
    [Media] Where to Start: 5 Tips for Tackling a Big Project
    In this day and age of smartphones and social media, there are too many ways of getting a message across to assume that everyone will communicate in the same manner and timeframe. Looking for success? Start by getting projects off on the right foot. Here are five tips for beginning things the right way. Do some homework. Set up a basic plan.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2012
    [Media] How to Make Your Customers the Hero of Your Story
    Follow everything they share in social media, it’s a lot like Sunday dinner in there at times. How to Make Your Customers the Hero of Your Story This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. I use the idea of hero a fair amount when I talk about what we do. I don’t use it in an egotistic way, more aspirational really than anything.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013
    [Media] Regulating 3D-Printed Guns Won't Solve Any Problems
    Speculative media articles like "3D printing could make anyone a gun maker" make it sound like we''re on the brink of some 3D-printed gun revolution, where anyone could instantaneously just print out a gun capable of mass destruction. New York has unveiled legislation meant to regulate the 3D printing of guns. That''s just not true.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
    [Media] 10 Tips on How to Start a Consulting Business
    Establish a social media presence as a consulting business. Are you considering starting your own consulting business? I’ve been there. In fact I left a very good job as a vice president in a market research firm to go out on my own as a planning and market research consultant, and, after some rocky months at the beginning, I made that work.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
    [Media] Use the Power of Positivity to Gain the Competitive Advantage
    Get on social media. Happiness can have a huge impact on your business, from the employees to the customers. The founding fathers were onto something. The pursuit of happiness matters more than ever, especially in business. Your intelligence rises. Your creativity rises. Your energy levels rise. Employee Happiness. Customer Happiness.
  • DSHEN  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2011
    [Media] What's the Real Problem with Your Startup? - DShen's Blogs
    betaworks - next generation media company. The Advanced Marketing & Media Group - helping marketers manage their data. Cucina Media - and its publishing platform, Public Square. Lotame - social media behavorial targeting. The Web and the World of Business. Observations on doing business in the world of Web 2.0. Yahoo!
  • FAIRSOFTWARE'S BLOG  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2011
    [Media] Are We In a Startup Bubble?
    If that happens, the backlash in the media could be as severe as the current hype, and take down healthier Internet startups with them — for instance, I do think that Facebook’s valuation is reasonable, especially considering they are beating Google at their own game. Let’s go back to fundamentals.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012
    [Media] Burpple Enables Social Sharing Of Food Experiences
    Various successful publicity efforts – amongst others a HelpKopiGoOverseas.com social media campaign promoting local coffee, as well as being promoted during Savour Singapore 2012 , a large-scale gourmet event – helped propel awareness of its mobile app, then in beta. One potentially winning feature? Burping An Idea.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016
    [Media] Take Those First Steps Into Business Like A Pro
    Meanwhile, social media offers a great platform to cast your nets further afield without spending a fortune. Image credit: Goal oriented from Shutterstock. Starting your first ever business is a time that’s packed with excitement and fear in equal measures. Quite frankly, the best way to focus on the first aspect is to remove the latter.
  • CONVERSIONXL  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2012
    [Media] How to Increase Sales Online – The Checklist
    As a marketer, one of your constant jobs is to find the right marketing mix: the right media (where to advertise / promote – free or paid), the right message (what do you say?), the right offer (how much $$$ for what). If you get the media right and the traffic is relevant (e.g. social media follow (Twitter, Facebook etc).
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
    [Media] Here are the 8 startups graduating from Chinaccelerator’s third class
    The 8 companies each got 8 minutes to pitch their projects to a room full of investors, media and fellow entrepreneurs in Beijing. Weibo Agent is aiming to unlock the potential of Chinese social media to American companies. Overall, I was impressed with the quality of the pitching. AppSpree. Tuicool. Toy Cloud. Weibo Agent. 7Colors.
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 31, 2013
    [Media] How Many Friends Do Startup Founders Really Need?
    The Internet and social media have totally destroyed the meaning of the word “friend” and even changed it from a noun to a verb. On Twitter and Facebook, many young people follow hundreds of friends before age twenty, all without ever having physically said or heard a word from most of them. Real friends help each other. Marty Zwilling.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2013
    [Media] How Much Money Does Your Startup Business Really Need?
    Social media networking is one of the top ways that thousands of businesses, both small and large, have built their brands while staying visible to potential customers. Publicity works in a similar manner, seeing how it gives the media useful content for their audience while providing businesses a way to be seen on a massive scale.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014
    [Media] In Marketing, Good Things Come to Those Who Are Transparent
    With the launch of a social media campaign called "Name That Mushroom," Arora and his cofounder flaunted their imperfect-looking product. Here''s how three companies advertised the good and the bad to win the love of their customers. Every company has its quirks. So the the company decided to address the issue head on. It was a hit.
  • READWRITESTART  |  FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2012
    [Media] What Greek Startups Can Teach the World
    At DWEN, the words of Lakshmi Pratury, the founder of Ixoraa Media , really struck me: “To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world.”. Inspired by Riots. Whitehill is founder of Entrepreneur Week , the Greek version of which was inspired by riots protesting the country’s austerity moves. Check the P-List.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014
    [Media] This Tech Startup Has Options. Maybe Too Many
    Company: FEM Founded: 2012 Location: Los Angeles Co-Founders: Rachel Payne, Meghana Bhatt, and Natasha Mohanty Fem is a media-technology company that has built a "video discovery" platform that clients can quickly embed into their websites or apps and which then recommends videos likely to interest site visitors. It has to be best in class."
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2012
    [Media] Need a Co-founder? Try FounderDating
    Deadlines to Apply These kickoffs--where small groups of people get to know others by discussing hot topics such as big data or the future of social media--are actually culminations of application rounds, which occur consecutively from city to city. This exclusive, invite-only network promises to find you the perfect counterpart. Alter says.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2014
    [Media] How These Internet-Famous Cats Made Bank
    That''s in no small part thanks to her agent, Los Angeles-based Ben Lashes (real name Benjamin Clark), who''s made a living out of turning Internet famous cats into media empires. Feline super stars, merchandise, movie scripts, book deals. The Internet''s cult of cats has turned into a very serious business. As he told Inc.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2013
    [Media] 9 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Text Message Marketing
    Those that are promoted at events, at a physical location, or any campaign run over traditional media (TV, radio, print, or outdoor).  photo credit: Anna Bryukhanova. When we talk to businesses and non-profits about text message (SMS) marketing, there are a few misconceptions that commonly come up. You don’t need to get your own shortcode.
  • STARTUP HOUSTON  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2013
    [Media] You’ve Been Reddited: How a Single Post Increased JobKaster’s Monthly Traffic Over 2900%
    At JobKaster , we’re in the middle of a complete overhaul. We are rebuilding everything from the ground up to create a sturdy infrastructure as well as a better UI. How did I increase traffic over 500X? Blind luck and a bit of SEO. One of those links was this post to Reddit: Would you use Google Maps to find a job nearby? And up. And up…. That’s it.
  • NON-LINEAR GROWTH  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2016
    [Media] Adapting to the Great Reset
    The final stage – when the change in psychology fully reveals itself in the popular tech media – always arrives more violently than the trends at its core justify. You would have to be hiding under a rock to have missed the shift in private tech investor sentiment that has become apparent over the past several weeks. Spend less.
  • THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG.  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2014
    [Media] The Thin Skin of the Venture Capital Market
    think it sucks that we are in a media culture where we''re supposed to give everyone pats on the head for entrepreneurship when there are legitimate criticisms to be had about the high profile investments we read about all the time. The other day, I saw that one of my favorite products, Slack, just raised $120mm at a $1.12 Billion valuation.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2011
    [Media] Did Google Just Create the Click to Schedule Ad Unit :: Small.
    SIMPLE, EFFECTIVE AND AFFORDABLE SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING Home About Consulting Products Programs Workshops Blog Resources Contact Subscribe by RSS Subscribe to Duct Tape Marketing by Email Small Business Week 2011 Our winners! The Referral Engine – Teaching Your Business to Market Itself – by John Jantsch. Steps to Successful Fac.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
    [Media] Best Advice I Ever Got: Chuck Cohn
    There are many platforms available to collect customer feedback, such as email, online surveys and social media. Entrepreneur Chuck Cohn explains why knowing your business inside out is crucial (even if you''re scared of what you might learn). He shares the three lessons that made it possible. metropolitan areas. Metrics are your friend.
  • K9 VENTURES  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2015
    [Media] #PeakVC
    This includes, but is not limited to money from China, India, Middle-East and also from “retail” investors (or otherwise unsophisticated investors who are attracted to a market simply because of the amount of press/media attention it gets). Earlier today I tweeted: Calling #PeakVC. Right here, right now. return.
  • THE EQUITY KICKER  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
    [Media] Facebook makes privacy controls much simpler
    As regular readers will know, I’m a big fan of social media in general and Facebook in particular. Last night Facebook launched their Shared Activity plugin makes it much easier to control which of your activities on Facebook-connected third party sites show up in your Facebook feed. Facebook Privacy
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016
    [Media] Tim Draper Is Coming To Finland
    Tim is well known to help entrepreneurs drive their visions through funding, education, media, and government reform. He has founded thirty Draper venture funds, Draper University, Bizworld, and two statewide initiatives to improve governance and education. Draper’s own investments have included Skype and Baidu. Investment in Finland.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2015
    [Media] 3 Simple Steps to Determining Your Website’s Conversion Rates
    She has 15 years of experience as a marketing consultant and her work has been featured on sites including Entrepreneur.com, Virgin.com and Social Media Examiner. 3 Simple Steps to Determining Your Website’s Conversion Rates written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Book a consult.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2014
    [Media] How We Signed Up 10,000 Customers in 6 Weeks
    All of our partners have been pretty good about talking about us in their social media doing tweets and Facebook posts. San Francisco startup PointsHound knows a thing or two about scaling a company fast. Here''s how it made inroads in the competitive travel industry. The U.S. travel industry is established, competitive, and noisy.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2012
    [Media] Marketing Is The Ongoing Operation of a System
    Marketing Is Your Most Important System Become a Duct Tape Marketing Coach Another Group of Duct Tape Marketing Coaches Social Media System with Chris Brogan. Marketing Is The Ongoing Operation of a System This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. We won’t rest until you get this thing built! Get More Details and Enroll here.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
    [Media] How Does Bill Belichick Develop New Leaders?
    New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is famously tight-lipped, often refusing to discuss team matters or personnel situations with the media. By relying on a metaphor from business, not the sports world. How does the perennial AFC East powerhouse continuously develop great leaders? They have a share in the team.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
    [Media] Turn Your Business Into a Community Building Platform
    Consultants might work with a business owner to build a platform through speaking, writing, blogging and connecting in social media. Turn Your Business Into a Community Building Platform This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. The notion of a platform is one that receives a fair amount of play in various contexts.
  • THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG.  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
    [Media] SOPA's Jane Jacobs Moment
    The image of the lone, grumpy old man made me think of the supporters of SOPA--old media, entrenched cable companies and Washington bureaucrats who don't know how the internet works. Kinda sounds like this bill the big media companies wanted passed doesn't it? I'm kind of a NYC history wonk. And really, who doesn't like a park?
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