Thu.Mar 17, 2016

Interview with Paul Wright of Accuride : Steady Wheels Will Get You Far

deal architect

I first met Paul Wright, CIO at Accuride at the Plex User Conference last year. I was struck by the level headed, low-hype way he approached technology, and also how much time he had invested with the user community around. Industry Commentary

Happy 78th Birthday Dad!

Feld Thoughts

My dad – Stan Feld – turned 78 years old today. He’s one of my closest friends and a life-long buddy. He always rocks a wild green outfit on his birthday. In honor of him turning 78, following are 7 things I’ve learned from him: Be kind to everyone. Treasure you wife.

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Stragility: Do Less, Accomplish More

YoungUpstarts

By Ellen R. Auster and Lisa Hillenbrand, authors of “ Stragility: Excelling at Strategic Changes “ In our wired world, we’re always on, flipping from task to task, and struggling to keep up with a burgeoning to do list. And we’re not alone.

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Will People Ever Be Comfortable Sharing Data Online?

Startup Professionals Musings

Neither people nor computers can really help you as a personal assistant unless you are willing to share data about what you like, what you feel, and who and what’s important to you.

Crucial Hacks For Making Your Startup Seem More Professional

YoungUpstarts

To make your startup a success, be it an IT consultancy or an online jewelry business, presenting your brand in a professional way is crucial. The problem is that when you’re running your small business from home, giving your brand that professional vibe can be tricky.

The Psychology of SaaS Lead Nurturing: How to Get to “Yes” Faster

ConversionXL

When you’re trying to boost revenue and the number of paying users for a SaaS, your website and signup page are only one piece of the puzzle. Optimizers tend to forget that the entire funnel requires optimization. Focusing on your signup page will help you increase trial signups upfront.

How Is It That Some Businesses Can Keep Their Fixed Costs Down While Others Can’t?

YoungUpstarts

It’s often been said that in order to make money, you have to spend money. But there’s an oft-forgotten caveat that should accompany any such statement. And that is that you should spend as little money making money as possible!

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Becoming that frat boy

Hippoland

I was in LA earlier this week meeting with some entrepreneurs. One new entrepreneur was an engineer, and she was telling me about how she hadn’t yet talked with potential users for her not-yet-finished product.

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How To Vet And Onboard A PR Company For Your Startup

YFS Magazine

Often PR is an afterthought in the startup world. By the time a new business realizes they need PR or marketing help, it’s too late. Grow Marketing & Sales marketing PR public relations publicity

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What you can’t ask in an employee interview

Berkonomics

5 Smart Reasons To Rename Your Company

YFS Magazine

Changing your business name is a risk. It can either generate a lot of interest in your work, or make people forget who you are and how to find you. Grow Marketing & Sales branding marketing naming a company rebranding

Q&A with Austin-based BNB Shield

SiliconHills

What is BNB Shield LLC? A: BNB Shield LLC finds, reports on and challenges illegal, contract-breaking and unlicensed short-term rentals. We report these to the proper channels to ensure they are promptly removed from third-party rental platforms that include AirBnB, Craigslist, Home Away, Overnight, FlipKey, VRBO, VacationRentals.com, among others. A proliferation of short-term rental […] The post Q&A with Austin-based BNB Shield appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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The trivialisation of tech and the agglomeration of small things

The Equity Kicker

We got an Amazon Echo in our house yesterday. It’s not for sale in the UK and geo-restricted to the US, so it was a bit of a struggle to get it working and there are still lots of things that don’t work as well as they could. It won’t play our UK Spotify account, for example. Despite this, the kids have taken to it.

The thing about raising money…

Austin Startup

I’ll never forget the day that I raised my first outside round… Continue reading on Medium

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Writer Finds Niche in Crowded Market

The Entrepreneurial Mind

TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious. The post Writer Finds Niche in Crowded Market appeared first on Dr Jeff Cornwall

How To Determine Which Online Channels are Delivering Sales Online and Off

Duct Tape Marketing

How To Determine Which Online Channels are Delivering Sales Online and Off written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. photo credit: Ashleigh Brown. The beauty of online advertising, unlike various other forms of advertising such as TV or radio, is that it is nearly completely trackable.

Why Are Tech Giants Investing in AR and VR?

Austin Startup

All of the tech giants are investing at virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). For players like Apple, the target business model… Continue reading on Medium

The Shampoo Startup Strategy

Start Up Blog

Here’s my strategy playbook for any startup to get real and get in market: Step 1. . Think Big, Go Small and Respond to Evidence. Step 2. Make small thing bigger and or better, based on evidence. Step 3. Rinse and Repeat. That’s the shampoo bit). entrepreneurship

Some @PeterThiel Content | Videos and Articles

Campus Entrepreneurship

Like many, I’ve been fascinated by Peter Thiel for a few years, really hitting my radar with his Thiel Fellowship a few years back when he asked innovators to leave the campus and pursue their innovations (here are all the fellowship winners).

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We’re doing some exciting things at Dragon Army these days

Jeff Hilimire

Contuining my week of Dragon Army posts (Monday: vision, tenets, values ; Tuesday: what kind of company we are , Wednesday: our focus on mobile ), I thought I’d share some of the things we’re working on these days. Little Broken Robots (LBR). First off, as our fourth game, this was by far our most successful. LBR was featured in the Apple AppStore in January, and then listed as one of 20 “Best of January” games in February.