Startup Metrics for Pirates (Lean Startup Circle, Jan 2010.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Posted by Dave on Monday, January 25, 2010 at 06:22 PM in Geeks, Tech, Startups , Metrics & Measurement , Venture Capital & Startup Finance | Permalink Technorati Tags : aarrr , lean startup , pirates , startup metrics Digg This | Save to del.icio.us Have a great weekend, David Weisburd Posted by: David Weisburd | Friday, January 29, 2010 at 12:31 PM Wow - would've like to see you present this.

5 Outdated SEO Tactics You Should Stop Using Asap!

YFS Magazine

If you’re not keeping up with those changes, you could be using SEO techniques that haven’t worked since 2010. Grow Marketing & Sales content marketing marketing online marketing search engine optimization seo

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Trending Sources

Startup Development

SoCal CTO

I’ve come to realize that I have lots of posts around startup software development scattered around in different posts. Thought it would be good to capture them in one spot and also include links to related posts from other sources.

5 Lessons from 150 startup pitches

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Superior SEO" and "unique features" are not competitive advantages. I just reviewed several hundred startup pitches for Capital Factory. Most were on paper and video; 20 were invited to pitch in person. Interesting patterns emerged: Everyone makes the same classes of error.

The Evolving Significance of SEO in Marketing Today

Duct Tape Marketing

The Evolving Significance of SEO in Marketing Today written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. I’ve said it a number times over the last few years – SEO is not going away, it’s simply evolving. Shure is an SEO consultant and founder of Evolving SEO.

3 Things to Consider When Staffing a Software Development Project

mashable.com

3 5 of the Best New User Experiences of 2010 4 Google May Acquire Groupon for $6 Billion, and. Submissions once a day till Nov 29, 2010 per category Top 5 per category will advance to finalists round Good luck to everyone! SEO Specialist at Empirecovers.com (J.

5 Tips To Boost Your SEO In A Competitive Online Environment

YoungUpstarts

While rankings are an important part of an SEO campaign there are other areas you should pay attention to. The data from this piece will help you identify and fix key techincal issues which also helps your SEO. Good SEO is a sum of many parts.

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Startup Killer: the Cost of Customer Acquisition | For Entrepreneurs

www.forentrepreneurs.com

Far more common is a need to acquire customers through a series of steps like SEO, SEM, PR, Social Marketing, direct sales, channel sales, etc. Extensive use of software to automate all processes such as SEO, SEM, social networking, lead scoring, lead nurturing, CRM, etc.

No, that IS NOT a competitive advantage

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

We're better at SEO and social media. Well 80% of the folks I meet tell me they're way better than average at SEO, Twitter, and "building communities" whateverthehell that means. Social media and SEO is ever-changing quicksand.

Subscriptions are the New BLACK. (+ why Facebook, Google, & Apple.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Startup Metrics for Pirates (Lean Startup Circle, Jan 2010) | Main | With Apologies to Kathy Sierra & Paul Graham: Make Something Users Care About. ASSERTION #2: The default startup business model for 2010 & beyond will be subscriptions and transactions (e-commerce, digital goods).

17 Mutable Suggestions For Naming A Startup

OnStartups

The first page of a multi-page directory usually passes more SEO authority to your website than subsequent pages. This helps with SEO and signals to potential visitors what they might find on your site. Naming a startup is hard. Very hard.

Beginner's Guide To Web Data Analysis: Ten Steps To Love & Success

Occam's Razor

And of the search traffic, you want a big portion to be Organic so you are not just "renting" traffic or suck at SEO. Wrong people are coming to your site (highlighting problems with campaigns, SEO, etc) or. Is it bad SEO? The goal of my recent post on the Yahoo!

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Learning is better than optimization (the local maximum problem)

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Wednesday, April 7, 2010 Learning is better than optimization (the local maximum problem) Lean startups don’t optimize. Tell your Startup Visa story Speaking 2010: Webstock, GDC, Web 2.0, April 23, 2010 in San Francisco.

Best Web Analytics 2.0 Tools: Quantitative, Qualitative, Life Saving!

Occam's Razor

Most web analysts are not responsible for SEO Analytics , and it is such a shame. Besides that to me SEO is an important part of marketing. helps me refine my search engine optimization (SEO) strategy 2. What is the first thing you want when you think about web analytics? Tools!

SEO Case Study: Month 10 Results

TylerCruz.com: An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

I started these SEO case study reports back in mid-November of 2010, and now provide monthly updates on how my various SEO campaigns are faring. SEO Firm Keywords. Hired New SEO Guy. Isn’t SEO supposed to be a long wait? SEO Income.

HOW TO: Connect with Other Entrepreneurs Online

mashable.com

COMEDIVA, a web production company developing a female-driven video comedy site, is searching for that multi-talented web developer / designer / SEO guru who can handle. Ryan Rosado Wednesday 27, 2010 @ 1:14 am This is wonderful resource/nugget for budding entrepreneurs (as myself).

6 Gorgeous Wordpress Themes for Small Business Sites

www.readwriteweb.com

Posted by: Steinar Knutsen | October 4, 2010 7:40 PM Love these themes! But here just 6 theme, here are more professional business wordpress themes: [link] Posted by: Chris | October 4, 2010 8:53 PM bah. Posted by: Ajeva | October 5, 2010 4:45 AM Nice set of professionally themes.

6 Gorgeous Wordpress Themes for Small Business Sites

www.readwriteweb.com

Posted by: Steinar Knutsen | October 4, 2010 7:40 PM Love these themes! But here just 6 theme, here are more professional business wordpress themes: [link] Posted by: Chris | October 4, 2010 8:53 PM bah. Posted by: Ajeva | October 5, 2010 4:45 AM Nice set of professionally themes.

Excellent Analytics Tip #17: Calculate Customer Lifetime Value

Occam's Razor

Acquiring new customers isn't getting any easier: We've picked off the low-hanging SEO fruit, we're paying more for quality clicks in AdWords and the going rate for affiliate deals just keeps getting higher.

How to hire a programmer to make your ideas happen

sivers.org

2010 Derek Sivers comments Pam Mark Hall (2010-06-19) # Derek, Yes,Yes,Yes! Derek Sivers about me blog books email list contact How to hire a programmer to make your ideas happen 2010-06-19 Do you have an idea for a website, online business, or application, but need a programmer to turn that idea into reality? Many of my friends have been in the same position, so heres my best advice , below.

Startups & VCs: Learn How to Design, Market, & Eat Your Own.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. J-Geek Dinner Shibuya Off the Hook :) | Main | Startup Metrics for Pirates (Lean Startup Circle, Jan 2010) » Sunday, January 10, 2010 Startups & VCs: Learn How to Design, Market, & Eat Your Own Consumer Internet Dogfood Haven't really gotten on a rant in awhile. Find a decent designer who understands human psychology & sexuality , game mechanics, SEO, and conversion analytics. 

SEO Firm that Charges Based on Rank Only

TylerCruz.com: An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

I’ve been alluding to this SEO company in my SEO Case Study post series lately, but haven’t revealed who they are until now because I wanted to use them for a while longer in order to give you a more accurate overview of their results.

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Black Hat Recruiter Tactics

Nathan Hurst

I run Hirelite.com: Speed Dating for Software Jobs Subscribe in a reader Contact me at nathan@hirelite.com Nathan Hursts profile » Viewed times Favorited 0 times Filed under engineering hiring jobs recruiters software April 4, 2010 Edit Delete Autopost Black Hat Recruiter Tactics Since starting Hirelite , where we get companies and software people talking directly, Ive heard a lot of horror stories about working with recruiting agencies. Apr 04, 2010 John D said.

SEO Case Study: Month 11 Results

TylerCruz.com: An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

Writing the title of this blog post made me realize just how long I’ve been ‘working’ on SEO. That really puts things into perspective for me – I know SEO is all about patience, but 1 year (nearly) is really a very long time! SEO Firm Keywords. New SEO Guy: 1 Month Later.

Small Business Marketing: Web Design Best Practices and Tips

crowdSPRING Blog

If your 2010 website has content dated from 2003, your visitors may quickly leave your site. Don’t forget search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM).

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Small Business Marketing: Web Design Best Practices and Tips

crowdSPRING Blog

If your 2010 website has content dated from 2003, your visitors may quickly leave your site. Don’t forget search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM).

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Why Startup Founders Should Stop Reading Business Books

Software By Rob

August 5th, 2010 | Micropreneurship , Startups Building your startup? Reading Business Books Posted on August 7, 2010 by Yunwei Hu Serial entrepreneur Rob Walling argues that entrepreneurs should stopping reading business books, such as the best-sellers by Malcolm [.] #19

Aaron Wall Interview – CEO and Founder of SEO Book

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Mastering SEO is a Constant Battle for the Newbie Blogger and Online Entrepreneur – Let Aaron Wall of SEO Book Help you to Understand SEO and Achieve Better Search Engine Rankings. I am so pleased to present you this interview today – SEO is something which has truly fascinated me since the day that I [.]

3 Awesome, Downloadable, Custom Web Analytics Reports

Occam's Razor

I like reporting by Page Title (hopefully you are good at SEO and have taken care of this). Paid media (PPC, Display etc), Earned media(Social Media), and Free media (SEO, Referring Sites etc).

Guide to Evaluating Startup Ideas

Tony Wright dot com

I can’t count the number of startups that aimed squarely at small businesses or “prosumers&# with sub-$100 price point and have no idea on how they’re going to buy a customer (other than word of mouth, SEM/SEO, and PR). A great developer I once worked with was kvetching at lunch one day. He’d been working at a well-funded startup for about a year and had come to terms with the fact that the startup was really a pretty dumb idea.

Doing the Right Things is More Important than Doing Things Right

Both Sides of the Table

Let’s say you have a marketing department with an incredibly talented leader who knows SEO, SEM, social media and how to hit the ball off the cover on press coverage. Yesterday I wrote a post about top-down versus bottom-up thinking.

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Twitter Link Roundup #65 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Startup Bullshit Bingo – December 2010 Edition – [link]. Best Free Textures and Patterns of 2010 – [link]. Design of the Decade 2010 – [link]. The Best Illustrations of 2010 – [link]. 33 Creative Movie Posters of 2010 – [link].

PR for Startups

Tony Wright dot com

In a lot of ways, this reminds me of SEO (search engine optimization). Research SEO and you’ll find a bunch of articles about page markup, link sculpting, meta descriptions, and all sorts of other mechanical processes. Just like fabulous content solves 75% of your SEO problems, fabulous storytelling solves 75% of your PR problems. My startup (RescueTime) has enjoyed some pretty ridiculously good PR (online, print, and video).

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If you build it, they won't come, unless.

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

We're better than everyone else at SEO.". "A This is Part 5 of the 5-part series: 5 lessons from 150 startup pitches. Ask a technical founder about his startup, and he'll proudly describe his stunning software — simple, compelling, useful, fun.

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Why Every Entrepreneur Should Write and 9 Tips To Get Started

OnStartups

Find a good, simple/basic theme, set up some basic settings + SEO, and get to the races with writing. "The best part of blogging is the people you will meet"- Hugh MacLeod repeating wisdom from Loic Lemeur to me at the Big Pink at 2 am in South Beach after the Future of Web Apps 2008.

15 CEOs Using Twitter to Promote Their Business

Entrepreneur Success Blog

In late January of 2010, even Bill Gates (@BillGates) started “Twittering&# , and in less than two weeks has more than 400,000 followers. His company provides web content and SEO services to a wide variety of clients.

You've Seen This Shit B4. Move Along. - Master of 500 Hats

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Running Geek Events | Main | Marketing, Metrics, & Meaning (4 Pirates, in LA @ BlueGlass) » Tuesday, July 06, 2010 Youve Seen This Shit B4.

The Lean VC: a Silicon Valley story about Innovation, Incubation.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. » Friday, August 20, 2010 The Lean VC: a Silicon Valley story about Innovation, Incubation, & Iteration. Here are slides from my talk at the GROW conference (Vancouver, August 2010) on changes in the venture capital industry.

Quit Wasting Time on SEO

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Now hold on… Before you think I’ve lost my mind, notice the title doesn’t say “Don’t do SEO&# or “SEO Doesn’t Matter.&# In fact, spending quality time on SEO is anything but a waste of time. It’s no secret that search engines are the primary source people use to find your site, and it’s also

Marketing, Metrics, & Meaning (4 Pirates, in LA @ BlueGlass.

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GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. » Monday, July 19, 2010 Marketing, Metrics, & Meaning (4 Pirates, in LA @ BlueGlass) slides from my talk on Marketing Metrics at BlueGlassLA : Marketing Metrics 4 Pirates (July 2010) View more presentations from Dave McClure.