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Advice - The idea of using your own software is nothing new. Ever since Paul Maritz sent an email to a Microsoft manager to increase the internal use of Microsoft’s products, the term has stuck in tech circles. It certainly seems reasonable...
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Advertising - If you are an entrepreneur today and are not using social media to promote your business, you are missing out on a huge opportunity. But, contrary to what most people preach, it isn’t entirely free. Most social media outlets don’t...
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#NYCTech - Advancements in technology are not just making better products for us to buy: they’re also helping to reduce fraud and authenticate transactions.  Decoded Fashion’s global event series on February 10th highlighted three...
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Advice - Every new technology that reaches the workplace arrives with an explicit promise to help people become more productive. So a full generation into the digital revolution you’d think that individual productivity would be soaring;...
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Advice - When you’re an entrepreneur, you’re busy working every day to find your way, build your product or services, grow your company and achieve your goals. Unless you’re a financial whiz, it’s not always easy to also work out your...
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Advice - If you define your self-worth as an entrepreneur by how busy you are, it’s time to find another lifestyle. We all know people who are extraordinarily busy, but never seem to accomplish anything. For survival, entrepreneurs need to...
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Advice - Entrepreneurship consists of two types of enterprises, SME and IDE. The differences between the two are that latter focuses on a global market, while the first focuses on local markets. Small/Medium Enterprises (SME) focus on the...
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Apps - Newly launched dating app 'The League' has already racked up a waitlist with at least 80,000 names. Founder and CEO Amanda Bradford discusses the...
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#NYCTech - Recently, The New York Code + Design Academy hosted “Women in Tech Lecture Series” at their headquarters in New York City. The guest of the night was Joy Marcus, the CEO of Bloglovin, a site where people can find blogs of varying...
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Advice - There could be a number of reasons why a few startups work their way up and many just fail to exist. Some say “luck” works. Well, I say it all depends on your actions. Take a look at case studies of startups, and you will know...
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Advice - I belong to a great science fiction writer’s meetup here in the bay area and we have a problem. If you’ve never participated in such a group, the format is simple: each month a few members submit pieces they have written, and...
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Advice - When you get a new computer, tablet or mobile phone, what do you do with your old device? If you dump it in a desk drawer or storage closet, you could be at risk of extreme gadget obesity. What is extreme gadget obesity? It’s a...
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Advice - “Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary, because health is worth more than learning.” — Thomas Jefferson I was recently at a startup event here...
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Advice - M-dot sites aren’t dead, just dying. A recent report released by Pure Oxygen Labs surveyed the Internet Retailer 500 Guide (2014) and found use of m-dot sites for ecommerce dropped from 79 percent in 2013 to 59 percent, with...
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Advice - Previously, I wrote about the importance of planning ahead for proof-of-concept marketing based on my first-hand experience seeing the same consistent mistakes being made by the hundreds of startups calling Red Rocket for...
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Advice - In the beginning, all businesses are just people playing out an idea. It’s never the other way around —  there is no idea so big that it doesn’t need people to make it succeed. Investors know this, hence the saying “Bet on...

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