One of the biggest startup-related lessons I’ve learned over the past year is that user feedback is essential to creating a successful startup. Too many entrepreneurs fall in love with their idea and end up spending thousands of hours developing a product that, in the end, doesn’t actually fit their customers’ needs.
Starting a new tech business is an incredibly hard feat when you have minimal workers, minimal funds and only second hand knowledge and hypotheses. You might have the ability to make a stunning site with an incredibly innovative concept behind it, but there’s a whole load more behind making your startup business a success.
When your definition of “office” is less cubicle and more coffee shops all over the world, there are certain pieces of hardware that make your life a million times easier. Because I’m cheap, I have learned these things the hard way as I watch my web designer boyfriend sail through his days while I curse the gods of wifi and laptop batteries.
It shouldn’t come as a big surprise to anyone then that co-working spaces have grown in popularity over the past ten years. Back then co-working spaces were seen as a trend that could only exist in west coast tech bubbles.
One of the most challenging aspects of working for a startup is also the thing that makes it so exciting. As the company grows, roles and structures change. For better or for worse, your job description can change dramatically in mere months.
It’s a tired cliche, but they say a picture is worth a thousand words. Going off of that math, a video must be worth quite a bit then. According to Dr. James McQuivey from Forrester Research, 1 minute of video was worth approximately 1.8 million words.
CARBON CONTROL™ takes a smart approach to the visibility issue by introducing a brand standard into the market. Like a USDA “ORGANIC” or “Fairtrade” certification, CARBON CONTROL™ distinguishes companies working to reduce carbon emissions by 3% each year.
Understanding what information your website needs to legally provide for visitors is important for website administrators and business owners. Failing to offer the necessary information to customers and site visitors can put your organization in a legal bind.
How do you earn the attention of the impatient, the indifferent, the hard-to-reach customer? Brackets? Bracketeers is a lead generation platform that looks to connect companies and brands with consumers through brackets styled after the March Madness tournament.
These steps can help fine tune your presentations if you haven’t already incorporated them into your style. They’re not major innovations but a reminder of the basics you can add or revisit in your next set of presentations.
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