Wed.Feb 01, 2012

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The Best Way to Be Memorable

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

How will people remember you long after you've found success? You can only hope it goes something like this. And others felt this way too. Be happy.

The Hacker Way

Startup Lessons Learned

I don't normally comment on the day's news, but I want to make an exception today to share something from Facebook's S-1 filing. Over the next few days, astronomical amounts of attention are going to be paid to Facebook's incredible business results: the 800+ million active users, the $3.7 billion (!) in revenue, and their growth rates, too.

10 Steps to Teaching Your Kids to Become Entrepreneurs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here are his steps to teaching your children to become budding entrepreneurs. Imagine the possibilities! That goal should be their main focus.

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Who is an Entrepreneur?

Life Beyond Code

It’s hard to “box” an entrepreneur as there are so many different kinds of them. Here they are (in no particular order). #1

Why Facebook Clearly Belongs in the 10X Revenue Club

Attached are my thoughts on the Facebook S-1 along with some quick stabs at valuation. Brief disclosure, Benchmark Capital has a minority position in Facebook as a result of the acquisition of FriendFeed, a company that was incubated in our offices. I thought it would be useful to look at Facebook using the scorecard from our [.].

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4 Reasons to Fire a Client

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Sometimes walking away is worth millions of dollars in lost revenue. Firing a client will be one of the best things you will ever do for your business.

No-excuse Workflow Reminders

47 Hats

Two of my favorite tools for managing my startup are Evernote and Select all, update. Go to Comments>> All Comments.

10 Leasing Tips Every New Business and Startup Should Know

Up and Running

10 Leasing Tips Every New Business and Startup Should Know. By Michael Lockwood, President of TEQlease Capital. Startups and new businesses should consider the following tips to make sure that they don’t make any costly mistakes. Don’t assume your bank or the equipment manufacturer’s captive finance company will offer the best terms.

Exposing the Myths About American Manufacturing

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

American Giant, an apparel line launched today, signals that American manufacturing is making a comeback. Don't ring the death knell yet.

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Did You Forget Something?

Taffy Williams

Why is it thatsmart people sometimes forget to do smart things? I am always amazed at how stories from othersmatch my experiences and confirm failures of people trying to make contact. Negotiations, networking, searching for jobs,seeking funding, and many other activities are common events. This is notsmart! I then took time to review mybackground.

What To Ask the Person in the Mirror

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Harvard Business School professor Robert S. Kaplan explains his questions for effective leadership, and identifying the impact you want to make

Twitter Bootstrap Themes Are Coming

Nick O'Neill

Twitter Bootstrap, a framework for quickly developing front-end web interfaces, has permanently changed the way web applications are built.

3 Steps to Winning over Your Employees

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Be a little vulnerable, show a little interest in your employees' lives and listen to what they think. It's basic, human stuff. Are they tougher?

Does Your Marketing Make the Grade

Duct Tape Marketing

Does Your Marketing Make the Grade This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. Podcast hubspot Laura Fitton Marketing Grader

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Start-up on a Budget: 14 Cheap Tools

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Starting a business and trying to keep costs down? Use these expert tips to find resources that can cut your overhead. almost anything.

It's Been Quiet Around Here

Babbling VC

As you've probably noticed I haven't blogged much in the past two months. This is a proactive choice. I needed to get away from venture capital, technology and all things start-up for a little bit and didn't want to pull myself back in by blogging in the meanwhile. Therefore, stay tuned!

Entrepreneurship is Really Risky, Right?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A pair of experts on start-up life challenge the conventional notion that other career paths are far safer than starting your own business.

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Social Media is a Boon to Startups Who Do It Right

Startup Professionals Musings

If your startup can’t be bothered with social media, or has no plan to take advantage of it, then you are definitely at risk these days.

What to Do When a Good Cause Goes Bad

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Cause marketing seems so simple. until it's not. How Susan G. Komen could have avoided a public relations disaster. Cause marketing seems so simple.

How to make a Big Decision | Startup Remarkable

Startup Remarkable

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He's Just Not That Into You: VC Edition

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Venture capitalists hate to say no. But they turn down plenty of small companies with little explanation. Here's what's going on behind the scenes.

SEC Approves NASDAQ's BX Venture Market- a New Listing Option for Smaller Companies

Recent Buzzes - VC Experts, Inc.

The NASDAQ OMX Group has received approval from the SEC to launch its new listing market, the BX Venture Market. Companies will be able to list common and preferred stock, ordinary shares and ADRs, trust and limited partnership interests, units, rights and warrants. NASDAQ expects to launch the BX Venture Market during 2012

3 Ways to Lower Your Break-even Point

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Taking steps to improve profitability can actually help you to increase customer value and build brand equity. vehicle market).

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Starwood and AT&T #FAIL And Bless Me With $180.76 Of Phone Charges

Feld Thoughts

Put this in the “every business traveller thinks this on a regular basis” rant category. Sure – I’m whining, but I imagine I’ll feel better after I get done. I doubt it has any impact on the universe, but hopefully it’ll be a story that rings true to some of you out there who travel as much as I do. Good night.”

Facebook IPO: 6 Smart Takeaways

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Few IPOs will be of the size of Facebook's. Facebook plans to file its IPO paperwork with the SEC today, according to reports. Take your time.

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Capital Innovators Graduates First Class of Entrepreneurs


Tonight in downtown St. Louis the second group of companies to be funded by Capital Innovators will be announced. Sponsor. Each year, U.S. Discuss.

Website Smackdown: Mayo Clinic vs. Cleveland Clinic

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Two of the country's most respected hospitals: Which one has mastered the art -- and science -- of great website design? Actually… plenty. A Stand-Out Online Printing Service

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are 100% my own. As online entrepreneurs, it might seem as though you wouldn’t have much need for printed materials. Depending on your industry though, finding a good printer can become necessary more often than you might guess. For example, most everyone can benefit from networking and attending

Can a Shoe Color Really Be Trademarked?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

With a Federal Court Case underway many are asking can the color of the soles of shoes be protected as a trademark. The answer may surprise you.

A concrete example of how to get yourself to “do the work”

Escape From Cubicle Nation

Golden Gloves contender Amanda Wang and Pamela Slim. Photo by proud cousin Abe Cajudo. To watch directly on YouTube, go here: [link].

Inside Facebook's S-1: What Investors Are Saying

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

We dug into the IPO filing. Is Facebook really worth $100 billion? What does it mean for capital markets? There were other notable factors, as well.


Videoplaza Secures $12 Million Series B


Videoplaza has just come out with an announcement that they have secured a $12 million investment aimed for global expansion.

Should You Upgrade to an Ultrabook?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

They're tiny, powerful, and just might inspire tech envy in everyone around you. But before you buy, check out the pros and cons. Maybe. pounds.

[White Paper] 7 Simple Smartphone Privacy Tips


The mobile phone is an indispensable tool these days, be it for personal or business use. You can download the white paper here.