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Top Ten infoChachkie Entries Of 2011

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With the exception of the week of Thanksgiving, I published two entries every week during 2011. published 21-Skype interviews during 2011. Top Ten infoChachkie Entries Of 2011. The following entries generated the most page views during 2011. Surprisingly, not all of these entries were published in 2011. 2011 Rank.

Why Email May Be Draining Your Company’s Productivity

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So I ask you – if you’re being reactive to somebody else’s emails are you really being as productive in your company as you could be?

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Local.com Launches New Product

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Local.com did not detail the cost of the new product. READ MORE>>. local exact match advertising online

Your Product Needs to be 10x Better than the Competition to Win. Here’s Why:

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He wanted to build direct customer relationships to get product feedback but only 2% of customers would ever return their registration cards.

Ten Startup Tips From Amazon Founder, Jeff Bezos

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If improperly administered, meetings become counter-productive, especially as an organization grows beyond its initial startup phase.

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Predicting Product Adoption in Large-Scale Social Networks

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Should Startups Focus on Profitability or Not?

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They have have raised $2-3 million, built a product that has some amount of market traction and got to annualized revenues of around $1 million.

.Net 155

The Amazing Power of Deflationary Economics for Startups

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Open standards that make it easier to plug into other products & services, creating a global bazaar. Here’s what I mean. This was a mistake.

Free Startup CTO Consulting Sessions

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This overview (executive summary) needs to include: Product and Business What is the product? How does the product solve a pain? What are related products/companies? What product, market testing have you done so far, if any? I talk to roughly 2 or 3 new startups every week who need advice from an experienced CTO.

CTO 121

Ten Startup Tips From Steve Jobs

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Quality Does Not Stop At Your Product’s Faceplate.  “We think the Mac will sell zillions, but we didn’t build the Mac for anybody else.

Tips 120

Google Enters Financial Products Comparisons Market

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Search engine giant Google has made its entree into an area long dominated by Southern California technology startups: financial products and leads generation. google advisor financial products leads mortgages rates leads360READ MORE>>.

FAQ 17

Los Angeles Startup Weekend August 2011 | The Complete Breakdown

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What a weekend! That’s right… just about the same amount of time it takes to sell out a Radiohead show at the Forum. Rob Maigret. Dan Gould.

How to Hunt Programmers for Your Startup - A Field Guide

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Do you know the relative effort to build your prototype or minimum viable product? So, please take this in the spirit intended. Is it big data?

Guide 116

Startups Are A Remix

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As noted in What Color Are Your Elephant’s Sunglasses , the large majority of research and development expenditures are spent on product features (e.g.,

.Net 100

Lead, Follow or Get the Fuck Out of the Way

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He founded the company, raised a bunch of money, built the product and established a good reputation and market position. It happens. The doer.

Yahoo 154

The End of the Web? Don’t Bet on It. Here’s Why

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love the products. Fred Wilson recently posted a great video on his blog  with the CEO of Forrester Research, George Colony. tough way to drive.

Web 153

32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

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Major Phases / Major Features - What are the major features in the major phases for the product? It needs to be a conversation. Partners? Comps?

An Enchanting Conversation With Guy Kawasaki

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Guy’s latest book, Enchantment , was released in March of 2011, to overwhelmingly upbeat reviews. free weekly Infochachkie articles! link].

10 Reasons To Start A Company In An Economic Downturn

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For instance, a product that enhances productivity can be sold as a revenue generator in an “up” market and as a cost saver in a “down” market.

When Hiring Entrepreneurs, Ignore Their Resumes

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Note: This is the third installment in the Startup Team Building series. Read Part I HERE and Part II HERE. free weekly Infochachkie articles! Job One.

Get.com Launches Product Discovery Site, Backed By $1M In Funding

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Santa Monica-based Get.com , a new startup founded by Jake Gold and Steven Fruchter, has launched, looking to help users make product purchase decisions. Get.com offers up an online site where people can search for and read reviews on products, including electronics, automotive products, beauty, and more. READ MORE>>.

10 Marketing Lessons for Early-Stage Tech Startups

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Because market is such a broad topic, I’m restricting these lessons to PR marketing (as opposed SEO, SEM, product marketing, etc.). 1.

Whom Should You Hire at a Startup? (Attitude Over Aptitude)

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Whatever you’re working on now, the half-life of innovation is so rapid now that your product will soon be out-of-date. Startups. Overrated?

Class 143

Future of TV: The Quick Version

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It takes screen writers, sound people, lighting, editing, costumes, direction, post-production and acting. ” It no longer does. TODAY.

Startups Should Avoid Dropping Trou

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You can effectively do so by utilizing an online meeting product, such as GoToMeeting or LogMeIn. Startups have few advantages. Shocking HP.

Why I’d Rather Err on the Side of Direct Feedback Than Pleasantries

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In today’s economy it is counter productive because the best employees have options.” It’s counter productive.

Doc 121

Eleven Startup Tips From Mark Cuban

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Such selling goes beyond promoting a company’s products and services. Note: This is an installment in the Iconic Advice series. in 1999 in a $5.7

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NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

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You’ll learn about competitive products that exist or are being built. Lots of thoughts here. But let's leave that aside for a minute.

Ideas 86

NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

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You’ll learn about competitive products that exist or are being built. Lots of thoughts here. But let's leave that aside for a minute.

Ideas 86

We Have Only Scratched the Surface of the True Value of Twitter. Here’s What You’re Missing

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I have written extensively about Twitter in the past. still find that many people don’t understand the basics. Call it “Strategic Twitter.”

News 124

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Grateful Dead

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“Contrariwise,” continued Tweedledee, “If it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn’t, it ain’t. That’s logic.”.

Opening The Cloud: Marten Mickos, CEO of Eucalyptus Systems

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With generation three of Eucalyptus, we are adding high availability into the actual product. They just grab the product.

Free Startup CTO Consulting Sessions

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This overview (executive summary) needs to include: Product and Business What is the product? How does the product solve a pain? What are related products/companies? What product, market testing have you done so far, if any? I talk to roughly 2 or 3 new startups every week who need advice from an experienced CTO.

CTO 87

9 Women Can’t Make a Baby in a Month

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Some of the best new companies of the past several years seem to stay lean until they figure out their product / market fit. Rinse & repeat.

Top 120 Startup Posts for 2010

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Some really great stuff in 2010 that aims to help startups around product, technology, business models, etc. First Principles. Berkonomics , November 29, 2010 Rice Alliance IT/Web 2.0 Forum December 9th Lineup - Startup Houston , November 27, 2010 When to step on the gas and go for it? If you think so, please let me know what they are

How to Hunt Programmers for Your Startup - A Field Guide

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Do you know the relative effort to build your prototype or minimum viable product? So, please take this in the spirit intended. Is it big data?

Guide 84

Bank Robber Or ATM Operator – Which Are You?

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Bank Robber will ask questions that are focused on your products, customers, and the potential size of your adVenture’s overall opportunity.

Augmented Reality Event (ARE), May 17-18, 2011.

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The 2011 ARE is bound to go above and beyond last year’s event. Dates: May 17-18, 2011. We’ve got an event coming for you.

Why Reed Hastings Should be Applauded for Netflix Split

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He defines this as new products that are dramatically cheaper, lower quality, lower margin but larger markets. It’s simply brilliant. 1.

Three Factors Which Intoxicate Venture Capitalists - Why Your Startup Will (Probably) Not Raise Venture Capital Funding

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End result, the company’s product timeline has been pushed back substantially and the company’s morale is at an all-time low. Do The Math.