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Advice -  I love podcasts.  I have my list of favorites that I subscribe to and I listen to in my car.  One of these podcasts is NPR’s Planet Money, which manages to be both entertaining and informative and feeds my geeky love of...
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Advice -  Making money. Keeping the cash flowing to your business. These are real, tangible needs that all business owners deal with. Below you will find a series of concrete tips to help you get your cash flow under control moving in a...
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Advice - Recently, a video of a guy trying to fold paper more than 7 times with a hydraulic press made it to the front page of Reddit. If that sounds boring, it is not; the man behind the camera has a charming Finnish accent and, spoiler...
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Advice -  Fairytale #1: You Need Money to Make MoneyHow many times have you heard this?! If you’re thinking of starting a new venture, this false assumption could easily put you off. It simply isn’t true that you have to have bags of...
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Advice - After going through the process of getting a software patent with a well-known California law firm for my initial startup — and finally choosing to drop it after spending a ton of money but going nowhere — here is my take on the...
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Advertising - Your brand is the most valuable aspect of your business — and the most fragile. You are online, so the whole world is watching you and your business. From my experience as a CEO of a digital marketing agency, I have noticed major...
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Advice -  Chat platforms are quickly becoming the new social media, creating meteoric growth for platforms such as Slack. More than 3 million users from companies including NASA, eBay, and Inc. already use Slack, which has been working to...
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Advice - What Is a Startup?According to startup founders, there are several key features:Generally a single office (if any) Revenues less than $20M Less than 80 employees Less than five people on the board Rigorous culture...
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Advice - When you are leading a team of people, communication is key. However, knowing what to say and when to say it is an undervalued tool in some entrepreneurs’ arsenals. When it comes to how I interact with my company, the way I...
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Advice - One word that will resonate throughout the remembrance of the last couple generations is “Apps”. There’s an app for pretty much anything you can think of, to the point where it gave birth to the quote “There’s an app for...
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Advice - What are testimonials, and how can you use them in your marketing?Most marketers are aware that customer-shared content and reviews are more crucially important than ever before. Approximately 88% of consumers trust online...
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Advice -  After many years of working with angel investors seriously trying to find new ventures worthy of their hard-earned money, I find their frustration often exceeds that of entrepreneurs sincerely looking for financial help. That is a...
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Advice - For some reason, folks in tech, particularly investors, have trouble saying NO.Typically, the fear manifests itself in not even bothering to reply. After a number of seemingly positive interactions, the replies just...
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Advice - The cost of entry to the entrepreneur lifestyle is at an all-time low, but the challenge of winning and success is at an all-time high. Anyone can build a new web site, or publish a smartphone app for a few thousand dollars, but...
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Advice - Confession: I am a pretty traditional remote worker. That is, while you can find many of my Skillcrush teammates working remotely from exotic locales — i.e. a cafe in Venice a la Cristy or from an RV while road tripping a la Randle....
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Advice - A few weeks ago, a prospect reached out to us via the contact form on our website. He was the owner of an agency on the East Coast and wanted to learn more about our services. One of our salespeople got in touch with him, started...