Force of Good: a blog by Lance Weatherby

ATDC is looking to hire an up and coming marketing guru to manage and lead its marketing efforts. If you are hired you will be heavily focused on planning, developing, and managing website content. Knowledge of HTML, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop are big pluses. . ATDC currently employs an online content marketing strategy. You will manage ATDC's email and social media marketing programs, create print marketing material and support marketing for ATDC events.

Hiring a designer: hunting the unicorn

Google Ventures

And if you’re an engineer or MBA without a background in design, hiring a designer can be daunting, frustrating, or even downright scary. So one of the topics we’re planning to cover on Design Staff is how to hire great designers. When people ask, “I need to hire a designer, do you know any?” The first step to hiring a designer is to list out all the skills necessary to build your product. If you’re hiring a designer, start with a skill list. Design Hiring

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Design Staff ? Hiring a designer: hunting the unicorn

Design Staff

Hiring a designer: hunting the unicorn. And if you’re an engineer or MBA without a background in design, hiring a designer can be daunting, frustrating, or even downright scary. So one of the topics we’re planning to cover on Design Staff is how to hire great designers.

How to hire a programmer to make your ideas happen


Derek Sivers about me blog books email list contact How to hire a programmer to make your ideas happen 2010-06-19 Do you have an idea for a website, online business, or application, but need a programmer to turn that idea into reality? Say, “We are hiring a developer to create only the beginning of an application. Hire one from each. Hire them to make the next milestone happen, and the next and the next. when did you find the need to hire a programmer by yourself?

Lean Hiring in a Lean Startup

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

Development and Business Lessons By Michael Woloszynowicz By Michael Woloszynowicz Sunday, February 27, 2011 Lean Hiring in a Lean Startup So youve decided to start a software company and manage it using the lean startup methodology. You have to hire people that ask good questions.

6 Things You Need to Learn To Build Your Own Prototype

Vinicius Vacanti

The point of this post is to give a high-level overview of each of those components and make recommendations on which one you should learn yourself and which one you should just hire someone to do for you. Learn or hire someone: You want to spend as little time on this as possible. What we did: We hired someone on a hourly basis, who is now our CTO. Just make sure the person you hire lets you know what to do when the server goes down (it will go down).

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How I Learned to Code

Vinicius Vacanti

But, instead of building it myself, we hired an outsourcer to build a prototype of our first big idea. I had to learn endless things including HTML/CSS, MySQL, Python/Django, Javascript, AJAX, nginx and more. Next posts on how to acquire users for free and how to raise a Series A.

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10 Awesome DIY Tools To Create Your Own Mobile App


But, for small business, the price to create a mobile app is a major factor that makes it little bit typical to hire an expert mobile app developer. Recently, Mobincube has launched a new feature which allows you to create and add your own HTML elements.

The Manual-First Startup

Vinicius Vacanti

We would have to build a crawler to parse the deals from HTML from various sites and write a classification algorithm. We didn’t actually build a real crawler for the first 9 months and just kept scaling manually by hiring more data entry professionals. It was February 2010.

How Our Tech Startup Succeeded Without the Tech

Vinicius Vacanti

We would have to build a crawler to parse the deals from HTML from various sites and write a classification algorithm. We didn’t actually build a real crawler for the first 9 months and just kept scaling manually by hiring more data entry professionals. It was February 2010.

Oblong is Hiring

Feld Thoughts

In the mean time, if you are interested in a job helping reinvent the graphical user interface at one of the most creative and technologically challenging startup that I’ve had the pleasure of working with, Oblong is hiring.

What is Structured Data & Schema for Websites & SEO?

Duct Tape Marketing

MicroData , as defined by Wikipedia, is a WHATWG HTML specification used to nest metadata within existing content on web pages. What is Structured Data & Schema for Websites & SEO? written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing.

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Responsive emails that really work

Code as Craft

If you’ve ever written an HTML email, you’ll know that the state of the art is like coding for the web 15 years ago: tables and inline styles are the go-to techniques, CSS support is laughably incomplete , and your options for layout have none of the flexibility that you get on the “real web”.


Celebrate Veterans Day By Hiring One

Inc Startups

As hiring languishes amidst a tepid economy, veterans, especially young male veterans, are struggling to find work. Joining Forces, a national initiative spearheaded by First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, has set out to help hire more than 100,000 veterans and military spouses by 2014. The First Lady's speech came just a day before the Senate approved a provision of the American Jobs Act, which will offer private businesses a $9,600 tax credit for hiring disabled veterans.

Are Marketers Now Required to be Engineers Too?

Startup Marketing Blog

One way I have worked around my engineering deficiencies has been to hire the skills onto the marketing team. For example, in my last long-term VP Marketing role I hired a front-end designer/engineer to design and code landing pages and a dedicated DBA to build reports and run ad hoc queries. Despite limited HTML skills and no design talent, I was able to make all the necessary changes and still keep the key design templates that were custom created by a talented designer.

Twitter Link Roundup #271 – Textbook Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

Robo-Hiring: How An Automated Headhunter Is Finding Hidden Tech Talent For Wall Street crowdspring.co/1HhWNkq. 20 Fresh and New Free HTML Website Templates crowdspring.co/1PLn6S3. Space.js: HTML-driven narrative 3D scrolling crowdspring.co/1PLowfk. Too weird, right? Metallica?

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Who should learn to program?

Chris Dixon

Every company I know is hiring engineers (e.g. I’d also argue that if you are a non-technical person working at a web company the the first thing you should learn is internet architecture (DNS, http, html, web servers, database, TCP/UDP, IP, etc). There has recently been a lot of talk in the tech world and beyond about getting more people to learn computer programming. I think this is a worthy goal*, but the question should be considered from various angles.

Why Web Presence Is A Necessity For Your Business


Web developers are programmers who take the finished work of the designer and makes the website functioning with various programs like HTML, CSS, coding and CMS. There is no business or company who doesn’t have a website as it has become the most favourable marketing plan for everyone.

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Coding Is the New Business Bilingual

Duct Tape Marketing

While you will still likely hire experts to do things like build apps and create online databases, it’s time to make 2012 the year you become fluent in the new language of business. HTML Rocks – [link]. Coding Is the New Business Bilingual This content from: Duct Tape Marketing.

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You Don't Know JavaScript

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

Advanced closures such as self-memoizing functions, currying, and partially applied functions Function and html prototyping, the prototype chain, and how to use base JavaScript objects and functions (e.g. Create a simple html page and start playing around with the above concepts. Web 2.0

The unfortunate math behind consulting companies

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Maybe hire an employee for $30 per hour and re-bill them at $60. Suppose you hire an employee at $60,000/year. After all, if you expect to hire and retain great people, they need time to keep learning, stay in front of the latest technology, and just have fun.

Top 10 to Ask When Choosing a Web Designer for Your Business Website

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Do they have experience with content management system such as Joomla, Drupal, do they have experience working with "raw" HTML ? How to Choose a Web Design Firm You do your homework on them. Then, you start asking questions and taking notes. There are plenty of web designers available.

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We’re Hiring – 2 Sales and Marketing Vacancies (Events)

Business of Software Blog

We’re looking for a key, senior hire to work with the CEO and team to grow the business aggressively whilst maintaining the reputation of our existing events. Previous experience of email marketing campaigns, HTML experience a plus. The post We’re Hiring – 2 Sales and Marketing Vacancies (Events) appeared first on Business of Software USA We are seeking two people to fill two exciting sales and marketing roles at BoS.

The 7 Website Mistakes Small Business Owners Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Up and Running

He was tempted to jump right in, choosing a theme and hiring someone to customize. One of my clients began by hiring a high-priced designer for a beach scene in her header. Does your website have you feeling stressed?

How to Recognize Great Conversion Optimization People


But good optimizers are in very high demand, everyone and their mother is trying to hire one. If you’re looking to hire one, what should you look for? Shitty copywriters are everywhere – I know since I’ve hired many.

How to Build and Structure a Conversion Optimization Team


What Roles to Hire for a CRO Team. You’ll have an easier time hiring, no one will be overwhelmed by task-switching and a lack of resources, and you’ll have specialists who are the best at their craft. When to Hire Each Role. Who will your first hire be?

We Like Humans, But We LOVE Code (Machine Learning Case Study)


They’re hard to recruit ( Crayon is hiring, by the way ). In the style of Jeff Foxworthy’s comedy routine You Might Be a Redneck : If your Html is all based on tables… you might not have a great marketing design ( tweet ).

Practical Advice for Computer Science Students

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

Learn the front-end, not just the back-end When I was at school HTML, CSS, and JavaScript were all dirty words. The number one difference between a great programmer and a mediocre one is passion and its something that innovative firms will look for in the hiring process. Web 2.0

Markup Factory Interview

Launch Any

Breaking down the barriers to launch Home Subscribe to LaunchAny.com Contact Us Home » Featured Markup Factory Interview 12 August 2009 683 views No Comment Nathan at Godbit has an interview with Markup Factory , a hosted CMS , which supports valid user generated HTML , CSS , and JavaScript.

Do I need a website? Web presence planning for new companies

Up and Running

There are however some great alternatives to hiring professionals to make your website. Firstly with only a fairly basic amount of HTML coding experience you can buy a website template and alter it to your needs.

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10 Ways to Build a World-Class Customer Service Team

Inc Startups

Kilian says Eventbrite focuses first on hiring top-notch talent by asking unconventional questions during an interview such as "What is your spirit animal?" Once hired, these folks don''t use scripts with customers. "I Hire people who are passionate about solving problems.

Twitter Link Roundup #276 – Patriotic Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

How to Make Custom Images for Your Blog Posts Without Hiring a Designer crowdspring.co/1fmph3l. Things I’ve Learned About Building & Coding HTML Email Templates crowdspring.co/1GWfkE4. Happy 4th of July!

5 Ways to Stand Out in Google Search

Inc Startups

However, the shiny bobbles once reserved only for Flash websites can now be done through HTML 5.0 Nobody is Talking About You Online Earning a top ranking in search engine results is much like the hiring process. Your online presence is lacking if you are not doing these five things.

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Hiring an army of outsourced engineers to make you rich

Jessica Mah

I barely knew HTML, I didn’t know where or how to host a website, and I didn’t understand that real programming skills were required to make such a site scale. Months 5-12: Hire army of Croatian programmers. With that said, ignore my advice and hire an army of Chinese code monkeys to make you rich. SO – I have a great idea, for a multi-million dollar business.

Twitter Link Roundup #257 – Fresh Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

How to find, hire, and work with a great accountant – Graphic Design Blender crowdspring.co/1AbXxEm. Hiring & Growth in Small Business | Wasp Barcode – YouTube crowdspring.co/1vzg9zy. Don’t EVER hire bosses.

Can't Find a Technical Co-Founder? Do It Yourself

Vinicius Vacanti

Since I had taken two intro CS courses in college, we decided I would become the technical co-founder and Jim would help out on the front-end development (HTML/CSS) side. But, you can hire someone who has already done it and have them set it up for you in less than 10 hours. Should You Find a Co-Founder, Hire a Programmer or DIY? This is the first part of a series on becoming your own technical co-founder. In 2008, we couldn’t find a technical co-founder for Yipit.

Preparing Websites For The Unexpected | Smashing Mobile


More than that, it’s embarrassing how, almost eight years after CSS gained practical acceptance, a lack of foresight haunts those of us who write HTML. Put another way, when was the last time you favored tags written into HTML over font properties in a separate CSS file?

The 2015 Digital Marketing Rule Book. Change or Perish.

Occam's Razor

Just because your site is B2B, you do not have the right to create a 1940s website and force visitors to type their name, precise GPS coordinates and underwear size to get a PDF that should have existed as a webpage in the first place (as HTML has been invented).

How to Hire a Developer on oDesk

Launching Tech Ventures

If you are building a static website you will need HTML, CSS, and Javascript. PHP, HTML) and oDesk shows you their percentile score. by Jonathan Einkauf Entrepreneurs, especially those without a technical background, are often overwhelmed when it comes to building a prototype or minimum viable product (MVP). Some entrepreneurs are able to recruit a technical co-founder while others attempt to teach themselves basic programming.


CEOs Learn to Speak in Code

Inc Startups

Some want to converse more intelligently with developers; some want to make smarter decisions when hiring tech talent; and others just want to be able to update their company's website or fix a simple bug without bothering their engineers.

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