Thu.Nov 01, 2012

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Five Valuable Tools to Facilitate Your Social Media Strategies

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Utilizing social media in your online endeavors should be an essential component of your overall strategy. Crowdbooster. Hootsuite. Sendible. Buffer.

Create a Better To-Do List

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The standard to-do list might not be as innocuous as it seems. Here's how to fix yours--and actually get the important stuff done.

On historical returns and venture capital flavours

Fred Destin

Is there a valid reason to your existence beyond the funneling of money from A to B and the siphoning of management fees ? What do you stand for ?

How to Achieve Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Leadership expert Jim Collins explains what drives some entrepreneurs to relentlessly pursue bold ideas--and succeed where others have failed.

Entrepreneur Success is Not Enough for Fulfillment

Startup Professionals Musings

Is it possible to be successful in business and not fulfilled? Maintain some reality by listing vulnerabilities, risks, and costs. Burst your bubble.

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[Singapore] [Event] UP for PMEs’ Personal Data Protection Act Workshop


There’s an upcoming workshop that you may be interested in – the UP for PMEs’ Personal Data Protection Act workshop.

How to Manage People Older Than You

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

More and more people are working past age 65. Here's five ways to get the best out of workers--even those who have more experience than you do.

Assessing Customer Impact


In my last article I wrote about the trends of continuous discovery and continuous delivery. At the end of the article I pointed out that while I love these techniques because overall they are much better for our customers, and for our ability to rapidly improve our products, there were a few important consequences that had to be dealt with.

What is 'Made In America' Worth?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Probably more than you think. As more manufacturing returns to U.S. Think of the label "Made in America." What brand images come to mind? third.

Pete Williams Shares How He Started A Phone Company, Bought A Finger Foods Business, Became Incredibly Good At Getting Customers Online And Came Up With A Truly Effective Outsourcing System by Yaro Starak

Subscribe to this Podcast in iTunes. Pete Williams is a long time Aussie friend, who lives in Melbourne, and is co-founder of three bricks and mortar businesses, all of which use online marketing to get customers. Eventually Pete and his partners decided to get into the service delivery as well, which led to opening up an office in Melbourne.

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What Employees Really Do on Your Technology

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Infographic: What's the real cost of issuing company smartphones and laptops to your employees? You might be surprised

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FindersCodes – Recover Lost Items Through QR Codes


We’ve never been really been big fans of QR codes. But here’s a startup that aims to use QR codes in a different way.

Richard Branson: 'Your First Venture Can Be Absolutely Extraordinary'

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Sir Richard Branson talks about entrepreneurial audacity--his own and that of his "great friends," Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page

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StartUp Communities, Ecosystems

Seeing Both Sides

It reflects a survey of the local start-up ecosystem that dissects what it takes to build a great ecosystem. .

McClure Finds Innovative Start-ups Outside the U.S.

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The Silicon Valley incubator 500 Startups opens its arms to 33 new early-stage Internet companies, more than half from outside the U.S. ”

Gmail new Compose and why I like it!

Guy Nirpaz

Google has changed the way composing new messages works in Gmail. I like it a lot. Gmail also changed the reply button behavior.

Online Inventory Management Tools

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Not interested in spending thousands of dollars on an inventory management system? Desktop inventory-management programs can cost thousands of dollars.

Good to see the email scams are getting more sophisticated

Jeff Hilimire

This is a new favorite of mine. ”Did someone from another country try to scam you by offering you an obscene amount of money via email? If so, we’ll give you $950,000, all you have to do is give us your bank account number and we’ll send you the money over in a jiffy.” ” Brilliant. Website: Humo

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Why Job Creators Don't Like Creating Jobs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The bottom line is, well, the bottom line. Job creation will always be secondary to profit and the overall health of a business. Of course they are.

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Invest in Israel Newsletter – October 2012 Edition

VC Cafe

As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor, which offers many helpful. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Innovation in Education is Here. We're Ignoring It.

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

For profit-colleges are taking a beating. Don't let that distract you from the real innovation taking place. Enrollments are down.

It's A Magical World Out There Hobbes Ol' Buddy - Let's Go Exploring!


It's been more than five years since the first post on ArcticStartup. It has been almost four years since we begun running ArcticStartup as a business.

How to Sell Out in Style

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Method co-founder Eric Ryan and his team celebrated the sale of the company in their own unique way. I've at least got that covered."

Austin Chamber Announces 2012 “A List” Winners

Austin Startup

The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce yesterday recognized 28 innovative technology start-ups as members of The Chamber’s 2012 A-List at a ceremony at Capital Factory. Startup 101

Review: 3 Website Monitoring Services

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A look at services that alert you to website slowdowns and crashes. A website slowdown or outage could be disastrous for your business.

A Dream Job for an Intern: The Google Five

VC Cafe

Remember the ad for the "Best job in the world" campaign in 2009? That was for an environmental job in Hamilton Island. now comes the tech equivalent for an Intern if you ask me. The team is called. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. The Google Five

Small Business Lending Drops to 14-Month Low in September

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A new report puts a damper on small business borrowing for the near future. The overall volume of financing to small businesses in September was 94.1

Use Product Tiers To Make Money Faster & Easier

Mike Michalowicz

When you make a lot of money, or you did then lost it all and are now rebuilding yourself , they want to know how you do it. Product tiers. Congrats.

How to Sell Investors Your Dream

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

NYC TechStars managing director David Tisch on how to make an effective case for getting funded

Welcoming Bill Trenchard

Redeye VC

I’m super excited to announce that Bill Trenchard has joined First Round Capital as a partner in our San Francisco office. His first post is here.

California to App Makers: Show Us Your Privacy Policy

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The California Attorney General's Office will begin issuing letters this week to 100 app makers in violation of privacy laws.

Cloud Traffic to Grow Sixfold by 2016: Cisco Global Cloud Index


Global data center traffic is expected to grow four times and reach a total of 6.6 zettabytes by 2016. To give you an idea how big 6.6

Why You Can't Trust What You Know

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A Skimmer's Guide to The Half-Life of Facts: Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date, by Samuel Arbesman. 10=Good to Great).

[Infographic] Daily Deal Horror Stories


For merchants, running daily deals can be mighty scary.