Sat.Nov 03, 2012

5 Tips to Alignment With New Consumer Buying Habits

Startup Professionals Musings

Entrepreneurs always work hard to create an innovative product or service, but often count on standard seller marketing for sales. But the reality is that sellers are no longer in charge of the customer buying process.

Build It

Feld Thoughts

During the last few days in Kentucky I was asked some version of the question “how do I get started” a few times. It was usually in the context of “should I write a plan first” or “should I design a full system.”

Trending Sources

The future of recruiting in the technology industry

The Next Web

If you spend any time hanging around founder and CEO types and ask them what their biggest problem is, you’ll hear “recruiting developers, engineers and UX/UI designers”. It’s the complaint that lead us to tackle the problem with the founding of DeveloperAuction.

Sir Richard Branson: 'Business Is All About Details'

Inc Startups

Unless you get thousands of tiny details right when you launch a new business, you'll have nothing

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Weekend Favs November Three

Duct Tape Marketing

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you check them out if they sound interesting.

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SATURDAY JAZZ BRUNCH: Autumn Leaves performed by Cannonball.

Mark Birch

SATURDAY JAZZ BRUNCH: Autumn Leaves performed by Cannonball Adderley - For better or worse (and given the recent storm, most would say worse), the autumn season is finally upon us. The cold tinge in the air, the leaves drifting in piles along the ground, and the shorter days are all signals towards an oncoming winter. It is hard to choose a favorite from the Somethin’ Else album.

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Arnett talks Arrested Development coming back, and I can’t wait

Jeff Hilimire

Humor

"Start-Ups doesn’t entirely fail in that last regard. Its characters run the gamut from narcissistic."

Mark Birch

“Start-Ups doesn’t entirely fail in that last regard. Its characters run the gamut from narcissistic idiocy all the way to petty sociopathy…But this crew is like a six-pack of nonalcoholic beer: It’s lousy and doesn’t even get you drunk.” - “Review: ‘Start-Ups: Silicon Valley’” via Bloomberg Businessweek. Really not much more to say here. reality TV startups embarrassment Silicon Valley television

"Twitter was phenomenally useful microscopically — I was literally finding out information about how."

Mark Birch

“Twitter was phenomenally useful microscopically — I was literally finding out information about how much flooding the Zone A block next to me was having, hour by hour — and macroscopically, too — I didn’t even have to turn on the TV once the whole storm.” - Choire Sicha, The Awl | How Hurricane Sandy Slapped the Sarcasm Out of Twitter (via courtenaybird ). social media Twitter news Sandy hurricane disaster