Startups are exciting, bewildering and hugely risky things to be a part of. There’s the constant worry of the whole thing imploding under the weight of your multi-pronged business ideas. There’s the fear of being chewed up and spit out by larger competitors with deeper
Buzz has always been an important element when trying to launch a startup. The rise of social media from 2005-2008 became a great way for people to get their budding businesses attention. Then, something happened. Social media became TOO big in 2009 and the noise
In reality, running a tech company isn’t that hard. It takes guts, hard work, and a strong vision, but keeping a successful tech company growing is relatively easy compared to other challenges that life throws at us. Starting a tech company, however, is nearly impossible.
I wasn’t going to chime in. When I first saw the headline for Chris Dixon’s post, SEO is no longer a viable marketing strategy for startups, I assumed that it was just another “SEO is Dead” rant, so I didn’t read it. As it gained
It’s a question that people often ask when they’re alone, bored, concerned, or simply wanting to talk to someone for random reasons. “Anybody out there?” This startup called AnybodyOutThere tries to help people who are asking the question by putting them in Instant Messaging conversations
There are few things more embarrassing than getting caught with damaging materials on social profiles, particularly by a relative, employer, or competitor. What we posted weeks, months, even years ago can come back to bite us. That’s the nature of social media in many ways
The real time web continues to be a buzz world through technology and internet marketing blogs. Users want to know what is happening right now, and the real time web is in the middle of all of it. Below, are four startups currently making an
Read Mashable. Techcrunch. Any of the websites that follow startups. Trends emerge. Hopes are high. Hope is lost. Startup rises. Startup ends down. The question is, “why?” Instead of going into any of the dozens of high-potential startups that we looked at from 2007 that