Tue.Jul 05, 2011

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5 Must-Haves for Marketing Your Local Business Online

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Back in the 90’s, the Internet was a big mystery to most people. And almost two decades later… the net is still a big mystery for a lot of people. With the growth of websites like Facebook, Twitter, Google, and countless other sites, dealing with marketing your business online can seem more overwhelming than ever.

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Creating Your Freelance Brand

crowdSPRING Blog

Remarkably, many freelancers don’t brand their own freelancing business. Branding reflects how others perceive you and your freelancing business.

The Startup Marriage

Feld Thoughts

Amy and I have just launched a new project we are working on together called Startup Marriage: Balancing Entrepreneurship and Relationship. It includes a blog , a tweet stream , and a book (hopefully by the end of the year.). Since the beginning of 2010 I’ve written two books. We hope you’ll follow us and participate!

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10 Video Introductions and Media Plugs for Israeli Startups

VC Cafe

Video is a great way to get your startup some viral visibility. Amazing, no? 1) Dealery , the daily deal aggregator gets on the evening news.

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Getting Funded: Step 1, Getting VCs to notice

Passionate Intensity

Tweet A series of articles about getting through the VC process from a serial entrepreneur who now sitting on the other side of the table. Storage?

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Introducing Codespace – shared (free!) office space in Boulder for geeking out

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

One of the many things that makes Boulder a great city for start-ups is its incredibly collaborative environment (see posts on my love of Boulder here and here ). CodeSpace will be located in Trada’s downtown Boulder offices and will have over 2000 sq ft of space dedicated to the effort. But you do need to apply.

Tribal Leadership: A Review


Organizational leadership theories too often manifest into tedious memoirs peppered with Sun Tzu and Machiavelli quotes. Sponsor. Discuss.

Real Entrepreneurs Exit If Their Startup Goes Public

Startup Professionals Musings

Many entrepreneurs still dream of “going public,” making billions of dollars, and playing with the big boys. Only about a dozen U.S. Loss of control.

Mini Saga #109 – Practice

Life Beyond Code

If it is your passion, it is never too late to start on it! It also matched with Eric Handler’s prompt at #Trust30. Mini Saga #109 – Practice.

Legal Definitions of Partnership not Enough

The Entrepreneurial Mind

It is very common for entrepreneurs to take on partners. They may be co-founders of the company, key personnel who are given an ownership stake as part of compensation, family and friends who offer some startup support or outside investors. In any of these circumstances, these people become owners of the business.

Launching Next!: Experience of a first-time app developer

47 Hats

By Jenny Wager. Founder, LefTurn Labs. I am thrilled that there is interest in hearing how Next! was launched. Design with intention. Differentiate.

Branding and social spaces: Why Google+ misses the mark

This is going to be BIG.

Imagine that one day, Facebook decides to put all its engineering effort into creating the best spreadsheet program you've ever seen--ten times more powerful than Microsoft Excel and way simpler to control and navigate. Can you imagine trying to convince people around the office to use Facebook Spreadsheets? It's a way to find stuff. Ooooh!

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Oh how the Internet has changed things

Jeff Hilimire


Five Simple Ways to Refresh Your Marketing

Up and Running

Is your small business kinda slow these days? Are customers just not calling and coming in like they used to? It’s time to change it up a bit.


Five years of cycling, and related thoughts on heaven and hell

Venture Cyclist

Five years ago (July 3, 2006) I picked up my then new bike from Scott Chamberlain’s caring hands at Belmont Wheelworks and started on my cycling adventure, whence this blog was also born. The next day, on July 4, I went out for my first solo ride. Yesterday I rode with my good friend Lee on our regular 44 mile route to Concord and back. Cycling


There’s Something Abuzz With GoodBuzz


Mawuna Koutonin is the founder of London-based GoodBuzz , and his story is the stuff of dreams. Peer-To-Peer Referral Network.

Business trends in 2011

Start Up Blog

A great piece from the Cannes Advertising Festival which is a great summary of key trends in business, more than advertising or marketing. Enjoy!

Choosing a Domain Name When YourApp.com is Taken

Software By Rob

Photo by Kevan. have done a ton of searching on the web, including forums like OnStartups and can’t seem to figure out which way is the best.


Fund Raising In The United Arab Emirates To Be Regulated

Recent Buzzes - VC Experts, Inc.

By Eric Milne, Partner, and Daniel Partovi, Associate, at Jones Day. Shift in Regulatory Approach in the UAE. Compliance with the Proposals. Full Bio.

Are You Committed Enough :: Small Business Marketing Blog from.

Duct Tape Marketing

A business is only alive to the extent that there is commitment.This can be said of the individual elements of any business  the products, the

Startup Blog: Why Do I Keep Doing This to Myself!

Taffy Williams

The amount of energy and focus needed to build a business from scratch is enormous. The rush when things go well is a great feeling.

Three Quick Tips for a Bigger Web Site Pay Day

TylerCruz.com: An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

The following is a guest post by my friend and well-known blogger Zac Johnson. So you’ve been thinking about selling your web site or blog?

Resilience Engineering #5: Bad Dog, No Biscuit – The Domino Model

Active Garage

The idea being focusing only on what went wrong is important but may give only half the picture. How else would one look at accidents? The Hazard.

Tradeshift Now In Finnish And Dutch


About a month after closing a $7M funding round, Tradeshift is doing better and better. Tradeshift also recently opened their platform for developers.

Version 0.9. What Do You Think?

Both Sides of the Table

I’m excited to announce that we silently launched our new website last week. Like a startup we took a very “version 0.9” approach. What text resonates?

Why Discounting Your Price Can Actually Increase Your Sales

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Hello there! This article is the second in the series on Maximising Profits with good pricing strategies. In the first article, “ What Is The Perfect Price Point To Maximize Profits? “, we talked about the basics of pricing and the ‘sweet spot’ whilst also exploring three of my favored methods for finding a good launch price. 19.95).

There Is Such a Thing As Too Much Cash

Mark Birch

Having lived through the dot com boom and bust, I saw firsthand what happens when startups has too much funding. startups funding investors cash

Need Help With Living Up To Your Values? There Is An App For That!


If you could choose one value you stand for, what would that be? More importantly, how would your daily activities help you express that value?

Introducing Codespace – shared (free!) office space in Boulder for geeking out

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

One of the many things that makes Boulder a great city for start-ups is its incredibly collaborative environment (see posts on my love of Boulder here and here ). CodeSpace will be located in Trada’s downtown Boulder offices and will have over 2000 sq ft of space dedicated to the effort. But you do need to apply.

Walker Twitter Highlights: June 27th – July 3rd

Scott Edward Walker

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting blog posts, articles and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship and startups, M&A and legal issues. If you missed this past week’s Twitter updates, below are my five most popular tweets (via bit.ly ) and my blog-related tweets. “Known for putting in 20-hour days.”

Kettering University to Host Free Technology Entrepreneurial Training Program

EIN News

Expert guest speakers include patent attorneys, venture capitalists, technology entrepreneurs, and other professionals who will. among the nation's finest specialty schools by U.S. News & World Report. For more information

Where To Form Your Fund

Recent Buzzes - VC Experts, Inc.

Canadian Sponsors and managers of private equity and real estate funds will most often choose to utilize a limited partnership domiciled in one of the provinces of Canada, absent reliance upon a statutory provision in Canada's income tax legislation which permits the use of a tax exempt corporation in certain limited circumstances.

Investors eye London, Europe for hidden gems

EIN News

backer of Lovefilm and Flipboard, are among U.S. firms considering opening offices in London to. of a growth in technology startups. venture capitalists, later-stage technology investors and software companies are. of US$5-million, compared with US$15-million in the United States, Ernst & Young LLP noted. In the

Announcing The Very First cS Award!

crowdSPRING Blog

Last month we announced that we would be issuing a monthly cS Award to honor quality work by designers and writers in the crowdSPRING community. We are thrilled to announce that June’s award will go to iSergio , who had a perfect buyer score of 5.0! iSergio has been a crowdSPRING member since August, 2009 and comes from Kiev, Ukraine.