Sun.Feb 03, 2013

10 Sage Quotes From $100M Entrepreneur Winners


Robert Jordan image via Entrepreneurs are a notoriously stubborn (some say confident) group of people, so I see many of them making the same mistakes that predecessors have made.

Your Blog as a Startup: Tips to Manage Your Finances and Make Money Blogging

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Remember when blogging started? It was the late ’90s, and at the time bloggers were called diarists, journal writers or journalers.

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8 Key Actions for Entrepreneurs Needing Early Money

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs have learned that it’s almost always quicker and easier to get cash from someone you know, rather than Angel investors or professional investors (VCs).

The Many Forms of Innovation and the Future of Work

VC Cafe

Innovations comes in many forms and different parts of the economy are adapting to it differently. This post covers difference between a group of students and a group of industrialists and includes a video of the future work environment in 2025. [[ This is a content summary only.

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Ecommerce is a slog — what’s your angle ?

Fred Destin

There a bold piece by Marc Andreessen in PandoDaily announcing the " death of retail ". As an extension to the theme of "software will eat the world" it's smart statement of intent for a firm that wants to attract the best and most ambitious of entrepreneurs.

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Super Bowl Monday: How to Deal With Hungover Employees

Inc Startups

Sunday's Super Bowl parties often lead to a groggy workforce on Monday. Here's how to make the most of those employees who had too much fun watching the big game. Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest parties of the year. The morning after, however, is not nearly as fun.

3 Steps to Meeting Investors (at Events)

Jason Ball's TechBytes

You’re at a big event, lots of investors are there – how do you optimize your chances of getting an investment from a VC or angel investor? Follow these three steps (and do not stray). Your goal is to get a meeting. You’re not going to close a deal right there on the spot- understanding that and what you’re trying to achieve is essential. Securing funding is a multi-step process- you only need to take one step at a time. Step one is getting that meeting.

2013 Super Bowl Marketing and Small Business: More in Common Than You Think!

crowdSPRING Blog

We This time of year is seems that all the marketing mavens want to talk about are this year’s batch of Super Bowl commercials. The oxygen is being sucked out of the room at a rate of over $7.5 million per minute.

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The Secret of Planet Fitness's Success

Inc Startups

Keeping things simple has helped the fitness chain grow to more than $500 million in revenue. New Year's resolutions are typically made when the confetti is still in the air.

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on the innovation blog The Inaugural Parade 10 smart things to know about your SmartPhone The Big Data of a Basketball Game Bin Laden is dead and GM is alive Digital Brain Health The Golden-i Headset Cadillac One The Inaugural. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

New Monthly Net Income Record: $23,349.91 An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

It is now February and so I thought I’d provide you guys with an income report on how my affiliate marketing campaigns fared during the first month of the year. My last monthly income report on my campaigns was posted 2 months ago , for the month of November 2012 , in which I ended up generating a net profit of $11,027.09.

Vision Pivots vs. Discovery Pivots


The term "pivot" is probably one of the most overused and abused terms in today's product teams. If you're not familiar with the concept, see Your Business Plan Is Wrong. As I work with different teams I find the term used in so many different ways. Mostly the different uses of the term are pretty harmless. It is often used as a synonym for "change." I've heard teams refer to a "pivot" of their technology stack (e.g. from Java to Ruby), or a "pivot" of their development process (e.g.

[Review] Rework


“Policies are organizational scar tissue. They are codified overreactions to situations that are unlikely to happen again.

The evening walk

A few weeks ago I restarted one of my favorite habits: a daily evening walk. I want to share a couple of reasons why I love this habit so much, and how I recommend starting it if you find that you want to give it a try. Disengagement from the busy day.

International Tourism Grew 4% In 2012: UNWTO


People are traveling more. International tourists grew around 4-percent in 2012 to reach 1.035 billion, according the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

SuperBowl Ads

Journey of a Serial Entrepreneur

$4m for an ad slot during the Superbowl doesn’t come cheap. One of my favorite Superbowl ads of all time is the Volkswagen 2011 commercial. What was your favorite Superbowl ad? Awesome Stuff


Is The Government Telling The Truth When It Says Your Data Is Secure?

David Teten

(I previously published this at Techcrunch.). Modern encryption systems are, in theory, exceptionally secure. The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), for example, is so sophisticated that all known attacks are considered computationally infeasible. It is no surprise then, that the NSA considers 256-bit AES safe for storing top-secret data.

Help Fund the Jessica Ridgeway Memorial Park

David Cohen

We all felt the impact of the loss of Jessica Ridgeway. As a celebration of Jessica’s life, there’s an effort going on to renovate her neighborhood park in 2013. The City of Westminster has collaborated with the family on the design and has committed $200,000 in cash and in-kind services. The total cost of the project is $450,000. Current partners include Jefferson County, Westminster Rotary Club, Heinrich Marketing, and Westminster Public Safety Recognition Foundation.