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20 Networking Tips from a PR Expert [+ GIVEAWAY]

Up and Running

Below is an adapted excerpt from “The Little Book of Big PR: 100+ Quick Tips to Get Your Small Business Noticed” by Jennefer Witter.

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Playing with Glass – Changing (and Saving) Lives (Part 2)

Up and Running

Entrepreneur Zack Price was selected to be a Project Glass Explorer for Google. He said this. Good stuff. Man, was he pissed! It is seriously amazing.

Lean Business: Lessons from A-Rod

crowdSPRING Blog

The list of companies, politicians, celebrities, and athletes that fall victim to PR errors is long and getting longer. Photo: Sandor Weisz.

Twitter Link Roundup #205 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. 19f33u7.

15 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name


Eventually we landed on Red Shoes PR. The name represents what we do for our clients, through PR, to get people talking about their brand.

Who You Gonna Call? Partnering with Goliath: A Tale of Two Announcements

John O'Farrell

June 2, 2003. In practice, however, most “David-Goliath” distribution deals turn out like our 2003 HP deal: great PR, but not much else.

When VCs Invest Together, Does Ability or Affinity Matter?

Feld Thoughts

” I read the summary, which is kind of the “PR piece” for the article, but I didn’t find it satisfying.

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Sweden's Creandum Raises €180 Mln Early Stage VC Fund


The first Creandum fund launched in 2003 with Creandum spending most of its capital over past decade within the Nordic startup scene. Creandum said it had also appointed Greg Anderson to head its PR and marketing activities Creandum has been privileged to be backed by world class investors since the start.

Want to Create Insanely Great Products? Lessons From Pink Floyd

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In 2003, a remastered version of the 1973 album sold 800,000 copies. Pink Floyd's seminal Dark Side Of The Moon album only remained No.

The 22 Best Blogs to Help Grow Your Business (That You May Not Be Reading)

Up and Running

Fred Wilson is a widely known blogger and Venture Capitalist who’s been publishing posts daily since 2003. Management. Sweet Process .

5 Start-Up Strategies You Need to Know

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

This serial entrepreneur has some practical advice for any aspiring business owner. The entrepreneur in question is ScaleOut founder and CEO Bill Bain.

How Open Should a Startup CEO be with Staff?

Both Sides of the Table

It’s 2003 and VCs aren’t exactly lining up to fund startup businesses. CEO transparency. It almost sounds uncontroversial. Right?

Help Me Celebrate National Small Business Week

Duct Tape Marketing

The Referral Engine – Teaching Your Business to Market Itself – by John Jantsch. But here’s the catch! 5 Practical Tips for Gett. :

35 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name


I started my home-buying business in 2003 with a personal net worth of negative $80,000. Secondly, most often, is giving a title to your idea.

How to Develop Your Fund Raising Strategy

Both Sides of the Table

I raised money as an entrepreneur, like you, in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003 and 2005 for two different companies. How to Work with PR Firms.

How Startups Can Use Metrics to Drive Success

Both Sides of the Table

I ran my first marathon in London this way in 2003 raising $3,000 for Parkinson’s disease (and finishing in under 4 hours – my publicly stated goal).

7 Reasons You Need a Mentor

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Hower explained in a November interview that in 2003 Hoffman saw-- correctly it turned out -- that social networks would be important for business.

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Side Hustle and Flow Interview Series: Alexandra Levit

Escape From Cubicle Nation

At first, I was a PR Manager for a Fortune 500 software firm in New York with about 20,000 employees. — What was your former day job?

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52 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business


The beauty of working in PR is that you get to learn how other companies and industries operate. Share Each business has a story. days anymore.

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The Inside Story of a Small Startup Acquisition (Part 1)

Software By Rob

The site was once great; marketed by a high-end NYC PR firm. Photo by psiaki. My Background. exit big! Aaaah yes…the search. Closing.

How To Sell Your Tech Startup


By 2003, Blogger had one million users and Google bought Pyra (the first Google acquisition). Pyra Labs (A.K.A. A bottom-up document.

Men on Mars : The Reinvention of Atlas Venture

Fred Destin

When I joined Atlas in 2003 we had way too much geographic and sector complexity. I joined Atlas Venture 9 years ago. 2013 03 13 10 48 54.

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Why Most Start-Ups Don't Get Press

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

"PR isnt about hits and it isnt about placement," says Brooke Hammerling, who''s worked with Oracle, Charity: Water, and Wordpress. Why are you?

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Does Crowdfunding Work for Early Stage Growth Companies?

VC Deal Lawyer

This site appears to be the oldest, dating back to 2003. It’s a collaborative way to fund a project. No ownership exchanges hands. based.

Thursday Guest Stars :: Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct.

Duct Tape Marketing

David Meerman Scott David is the author of 7 books, Real-Time Marketing & PR , is his newest addition to the collection.

It's Not All Rovio - Supercell Is Defining Finnish Mobile Gaming


The company was founded in 2003, but didn't see their first breakaway success until the release of Angry Birds in 2009. And for good reason.

Elephants Can Dance – Reinventing HP « Steve Blank

Steve Blank

However, the CEO as the “Rock Star&# always reminded me of why I fired any PR agency that was getting more press than the company it represented.

The Things I Wish I Could’ve Told Young Mr Fishkin | Rand Fishkin, Moz | BoS EU 2016

Business of Software Blog

We’ll let Rand provide some context for the talk from his blog post about it but take it from us, it will both make you smarter and move you.

Vistaprint Acquires Webs for $117 Million

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Their then-14-year-old youngest brother, Idris, did a little PR for the fledgling company, listing it on a web directory. 5000 in 2009. link].

Twitter Link Roundup #50 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

“We create as much information in 2 days now as we did from the dawn of man through 2003″ – [link]. – [link]. USA! (.gov)&#

We Will Be the Best-Run Business in America

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Opportunistic CEOs slap together applications for every conceivable prize, hoping to show off their accomplishments or secure a PR payday.

The Untold Story of Larry Page's Incredible Comeback

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Google Books, launched in 2003, has come to encompass 20 million volumes, and it continues to grow. All of them. The name didn''t stick.

World's Worst Employees

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

That left Fedex to pick up the pieces of a PR mess in the middle of the holiday shipping rush. Then alert your HR team. Then alert your HR team.

How Do I Get More Leads in the Top of the Funnel 1 :: Small.

Duct Tape Marketing

David Meerman Scott David is the author of 7 books, Real-Time Marketing & PR , is his newest addition to the collection. You have a choice.

Crowdfunding Platforms Make Their First Steps in Russia


The US platform Kickstarter is more appealing to tech projects in terms of both financial and PR impact,” he believes. Online crowdfunding started to develop in the mid-2000s with such projects as (USA, 2003), (Netherlands, 2006), and Mymajorcompany (France, 2007). Few tech projects so far.

My year without pants ??? Scott Berkun at BoS 2013

Business of Software Blog

I was a project manager for there for a while, and I quit my job in software, in about 2003, to write books. This is his story. Transcript.


From Nothing To Something. How To Get There.

also, just to clarify, the first idea we worked on that we called “meebo&# back in 2003 was my idea. How To Get There. Tweet View Comments Guest Author Sep 20, 2009 This guest post was written by Meebo CEO Seth Sternberg. We’ll update this post with links to his further installments. Gladly! The race has already begun! Need proof?

California Startup Gold – bring it here to scale it

Scalable Startup

Great PR and finance firms, but not many startups. In 2003 Electronic Arts actually moved their headquarters from Silicon Valley to Playa Vista, an crazy move at the time, and accelerated their growth as a result. Most of my 25 year career has been in California; about half of those in Silicon Valley. Talk about scalability! basin.

How to scale an international software business successfully. Thomas Erickson, CEO Acquia at Business of Software Conference 2013

Business of Software Blog

In fact, we were the fastest growing software company, at Web Methods, in the United States between 1998 and 2003. Number one; I told you one of the number ones already: fastest growing software company in the United States between ’98 and 2003. 7 companies, 7 million air miles. His key lessons? Scale at home first. Hire to the job.

Suster: You Can't Be Totally Transparent

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It''s 2003 and VCs aren''t exactly lining up to fund startup businesses. A CEO should tell her staff everything, right? CEO transparency. Honey?