New Entrepreneurs Are Rebuilding Our Business Engine

Startup Professionals Musings

Large corporations and conglomerates, the engines of growth and vitality in the twentieth century, have lost their edge and their image. They have proven themselves unable to innovate, and they have lost more jobs than they create.

Beginners’ Guide To Search Engine Advertising

YoungUpstarts

Search engine advertising is more than just a buzzword. What exactly is Search Engine Advertising ? Also commonly referred to as paid search, this is how websites get their ads to appear on the search engine results pages (SERPs). How to Start Search Engine Advertising.

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Why the Gig Economy is Coming for Architects, Engineers

ReadWriteStart

While other industries have been quick to adapt to freelance employment, architects and engineers within the construction sector have lagged behind — and that is beginning to change. Here’s why the gig economy is coming for architects and engineers.

How Search Engine Optimization Can Bring You More Clients

YoungUpstarts

Most importantly, is your site optimized for search engines and is it attracting the type and number of visitors you’d like? In the early days of the internet, while search engines were still in their infancy, search engine optimization was much simpler than it is today.

Search Engine Optimization in Denver: Make Sure Your Business Ranks

The Startup Magazine

It’s safe to say that all of us have used a search engine at one point in our lives. But how do these search engines decide what websites come up at the top of the list? In a similar way a search engine often keeps an eye out for titles that you use in your websites.

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Tech Interview: CouponBird’s Senior Software Engineer Carson Lv

The Startup Magazine

As part of The Startup Magazine founders interviews, we sat down with Senior Software Engineer Carson Lv, a team leader from CouponBirds , a growing e-commerce company specialising in coupon code services and advertising. A full-stack engineer can describe my work at CouponBirds.

It’s a Big Step from Engineer to an Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

Every engineer who has invented some new technology, or is adept at creating solutions, believes that is the hard part, and it should be a short step to take that solution to market as an entrepreneur. Engineers assume that the business issues can be resolved later.

How to Provide Value to Customers AND Get Higher Search-Engine Rankings

Rembrandt Communications

Simple SEO Tips for Your Business In my last post, I discussed what you really need to know about SEO, or search engine optimization, for your business. Basically, you need to provide your customers with valuable information, and the search engines will see this.

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Search Engine Optimization Algorithm Changes For 2017

YoungUpstarts

Search engine optimization is a practice used to help your website rank higher in the search results fields of major search engines. In the past, search engines only utilized one algorithm. The information above can help improve your search engine ranking.

Rimini Street: The Little Engine That Could

deal architect

As part of its 2015 reporting, Rimini Street shared with me they now have as customers more than 125 Fortune 500 and Fortune Global 100 companies. That is pretty impressive reach when you also factor their smaller customers and many. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

Engine. Where Startups Come Together

Feld Thoughts

That’s where Engine Advocacy comes in. A few months ago, I joined the Advisory Board of Engine to lend my support to an organization that is doing amazing work for the startup ecosystem. Here’s an example of great work that Engine has done: During the fight against SOPA/PIPA last year it seemed to a lot of outsiders that the internet community’s reaction happened overnight. Engine connected 15,000 calls from individuals to their Senators that day.

5 Fun Office Hacks To Re-Engineer Team Productivity

YFS Magazine

Startups are re-engineering productivity. Here are 5 methods to promote business growth through a positive, relaxed work culture. Company Culture Grow company culture productivity productivity tips

The RocketStar Engineers Behind the Apollo 11 Mission

SiliconHills

It took around 400,000 people to land humankind on the Moon from engineers to computer programmers to the people who sewed […]. The post The RocketStar Engineers Behind the Apollo 11 Mission appeared first on SiliconHills.

4 Ways Search Engine Optimization Can Help Your Business

YoungUpstarts

It is easy to feel that your small business’ website will be swallowed up and forgotten, which is why search engine optimization, or SEO, is crucial to boost your online visibility. What exactly is search engine optimization? Search engine optimization is crucial for any business, but sometimes can be hard to understand for the beginner. Others digital marketing Online marketing search engine optimization SEO

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Understanding Real-Time Web Search Engines

Startup Professionals Musings

Perhaps the most interesting feature of real-time search engines is that the results are updated each minute. There are many instances in which a real-time search can yield better results when compared with traditional search engines.

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How Sin-Mei Tsai, Shippo’s VP of Engineering, Defines Code Quality

Version One Ventures

This time, I am very excited to introduce Sin-Mei Tsai , VP of Engineering at Shippo , a Version One portfolio company. She is a Silicon Valley veteran – having been the Senior Director of Engineering at Yodlee, then holding several CTO, Chief Architect, and other engineering leadership roles at a few startups before landing at Shippo in 2016. In fact, every time there is an engineering-related question, the first person I go to is Sin-Mei.

The Engineer’s Dilemma

Austin Startup

I wholeheartedly believe that I didn’t choose to be an engineer, “it” chose me. I can’t even tell if it was nurture or nature since my mother, my step-father, my step-brother and his wife, are also engineers. My best friend from high school ended up being an engineer too.

5 Steps to Small Business Search Engine Optimization

Duct Tape Marketing

5 Steps to Small Business Search Engine Optimization written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. That’s how you think strategically about search engine optimization. Need more tips on search engine optimization? SEO SEO Guide Search engine optimization

Do you need data engineering before data science?

Version One Ventures

One thread explored the differences between data science and data engineering. I’ll admit that I was completely unaware of the engineering behind data science when we first launched Insight Data Science back in 2012. However, quietly under our radar, data engineering (our “slightly younger sibling”) was emerging, stretching its wings, and undergoing its own evolution. You can read about this from Maxime Beauchemin , data engineer at Airbnb). Data Engineering.

How Andela Finds and Trains World-Class Engineers in Africa [Traction #41: Christina Sass]

View from Seed

Christina Sass is co-founder and COO of Andela, a company that locates, trains, and staffs world-class engineers in Africa for hire by tech companies in the US and elsewhere. The post How Andela Finds and Trains World-Class Engineers in Africa [Traction #41: Christina Sass] appeared first on NextView Ventures. They’ve sparked a movement, cracked the code on finding great coders, and have attracted investors like Mark Zuckerberg.

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Should Your Engineering Startup Join A Chamber Of Commerce?

YoungUpstarts

When it comes to engineering, much of what you will be doing is design, especially if your niche within the industry is civil engineering. This is a civil engineer’s dream. Others chamber of commerce engineering startup advice

UT Austin Engineering Professor John B. Goodenough Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

SiliconHills

Goodenough, a professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering. The post UT Austin Engineering Professor John B. The University of Texas at Austin has a new Nobel Prize winner in chemistry: John B.

Human Engineering and Emotional Intelligence for Startups

VC Cafe

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Q2 2015 DDoS Trends – The Fall Of Search Engine Impersonators

YoungUpstarts

Search engine impersonators are bots that pretend to be crawling a website in an attempt to index it and find useful links. Most website owners are more than happy to have the search engine bots (googlebot and bingbot, to name a couple) browsing their website all day long.

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Los Angeles CTO / VP Engineering Job Searches

SoCal CTO

As the organizer of the LA CTO Forum , I get lots of inquiries by job seekers and people looking for CTO / VP Engineering talent. I’ve written quite a bit about aspects of this topic, especially from the perspective of startup founders looking for talent – you can find these in: Startup CTO.

[Infographic] Silicon Valley Engineering Salaries In 2012

YoungUpstarts

The continuing tech boom has resulted in strong competition for top engineering talent, resulting in a subsequent upward surge in salary scales as well. Check out the infographic for more: Others Bay Area developers infographic salary data Silicon Valley software engineer

Start Your Marketplace Engines

Genuine VC

Communities like those of uTest (software QA testers), as well as NextView portfolio companies GrabCAD (mechanical engineers) and thredUP (parents), which resulted in marketplaces had origins in this approach. But the most difficult challenge is starting the marketplace engine in the first place, which can be sparked with one of the techniques above

Uptake Verticals - Part 1 - Industry Asset Engines

deal architect

I had a chance to talk to two executives at Uptake about vertical markets they focus on, under their tag line of "Our technology has seen millions of machine failures so you don't have to". First are the notes from. Global and Vertical extensions

A growth engine without a profit engine is incomplete thinking

The Equity Kicker

In addition to a growth engine, companies need to understand their profit engine. I just saw this diagram on Growthhackers in an article explaining Uber’s success. And they have had a lot of success.

Search Engine Marketing - No Panacea for Startups

Startup Professionals Musings

Probably every one of you who has a business and a website have been approached through email or personal contact, and asked to spend money on Search Engine Marketing (SEM). Search engine marketing is simply buying advertising for your business from Google or another search engine company.

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Introducing The Commitment Engine

Duct Tape Marketing

Introducing The Commitment Engine. As you can see from the image here, my third book – The Commitment Engine – Making Work Worth It is just about ready to go. The Commitment Engine hits the shelves Oct 11. Duct Tape Marketing commit The Commitment Engine

Hiring Your First Engineer: A Technical Entrepreneur’s Take

View from Seed

How do you build your engineering/dev team from the ground up? What kind of engineers do you need? Now consider a few high-level categories of engineers: Front-End. The best engineers I’ve worked with cross into multiple categories. If you know you are building something that is web-based but very UI intensive, an engineer with lots of Front-End experience is ideal. This is about trust — a lot of trust goes into this first engineering generalist.

How to Improve Your Content for the Search Engines… Fast

Rembrandt Communications

As an entrepreneur, you know you need to build online awareness and get high rankings on the search engines. Business Content Marketing Content Strategy Copywriting Increase Sales Repuation Management Sales SEO SEO Copywriting Social Media Strategy Web Copywriting Writing Tips content content strategy search engine optimization SEO content strategy 3 No-Cost Ways to Get Noticed Online Improve your content to boost online awareness.

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[Infographic] 2012 Q3: Software Engineering Salaries in Silicon Valley

YoungUpstarts

Software engineers are extremely high in demand, and over the past few years the growth in their salaries has shown exactly how much in demand they are. Here’s an infographic that shows you more: Others Bay Area developers infographic salary data Silicon Valley software engineer

3 Simple Ways To Improve Your Website’s Search Engine Rank

YFS Magazine

Grow Marketing & Sales company website marketing online marketing search engine optimization seo website design website developmentThere’s no silver bullet with SEO, but start by making your website fundamentally sound and you’ll be on your way to improved search results.

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Eureka! A New Era for Scientists and Engineers

Steve Blank

Silicon Valley was born in an era of applied experimentation driven by scientists and engineers. government agency that supports research in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering - is changing the startup landscape for scientists and engineers.

Human Engineering and Emotional Intelligence for Startups

VC Cafe

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Opcity Plans to Open a New Engineering Hub in Downtown Austin with 200 Employees

SiliconHills

Opcity announced Thursday plans to open a second office in downtown Austin with up to 200 employees to serve as its product and engineering hub. The post Opcity Plans to Open a New Engineering Hub in Downtown Austin with 200 Employees appeared first on SiliconHills.

Case Study: Resolving Airline Engineering Issues Using Videoconferencing

YoungUpstarts

Airline engineering issues arise due to lack of oversight; methods used for risk management and the use of temporary employees and outsourced specialists. We offer videoconferencing services that can bring airline engineers together online to resolve issues and discuss the industry.

WP Engine Raises $15M Round

Austin Startup

WP Engine today announced a $15 million investment from North Bridge Growth Equity. Digital Funding wp engine

Engineering a Regional Tech Cluster-part 3 of 3 of Bigger in Bend

Steve Blank

Dino Vendetti a VC at Bay Partners, moved up to Bend, Oregon on a mission to engineer Bend into a regional technology cluster. Part 3: Engineering a Regional Tech Cluster.

Guts: From Bio-engineering To Cheese Tea Cafe

Hearpreneur

This quote resonates with me the most because I come from engineering background, and I have zero knowledge in business or finance whatsoever to help me run my business. The thought of cheese is often associated with pizza and sandwiches. But, have you ever thought of the fancy cheese tea?

Encouraging Girls to Become Engineers

SiliconHills

Glangchai wants more girls to become engineers. Luz Cristal Glangchai, a scientist and founder of VentureLab in San Antonio, spoke last month at the fifth annual TedXSanAntonio event.