Trending Sources

Startup Development

SoCal CTO

I’ve come to realize that I have lots of posts around startup software development scattered around in different posts. How to Work With a Contract Web Developer How To Bootstrap Your StartupThought it would be good to capture them in one spot and also include links to related posts from other sources.

Indianapolis is the “It Place” to Start a Startup?

Tech Zulu Event

After riding the growing pains that come with a startup he took some time to focus on operations that were based in Indianapolis. Amazing.

SEO for Startups

SoCal CTO

I recently had a conversation with an pre-launch startup where they discussed how SEO was going to be really important for them.

How to Decrease the Odds That Your Startup Fails

Both Sides of the Table

Many startup businesses – tech or otherwise – fail. Trying outrageous new things or even trying mundane things but in new ways but with extreme quality & innovation is what fuels the tech startup industry. But today I want to give you advice on how to decrease your odds of failure in a startup. Market Size.

SEO 115

What are the Technical Performance Requirements for your Startup?

SoCal CTO

By far the most popular post on this blog is 32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder. Is SEO important? Compute.

SEO 52

How Startups Can Use Metrics to Drive Success

Both Sides of the Table

It’s a very important concept for me because in a startup you are constantly under pressure and have way too many distractions. Startup Advice

10 Marketing Lessons for Early-Stage Tech Startups

Both Sides of the Table

I made every textbook mistake at my first startup, which is why I believe I was much more effective at my second one. Also be careful about VCs.

SpeakerText | Video to Text Conversions

Tech Zulu Event

The content of a video can in many instances provide amazing sound bytes and SEO friendly lines that unfortunately never get tracked. New Media Social Media Startup Video AI card munch crowdsourcing Google Google Voice matt mireles matt swanson SEO speakertext transcription twillio tyler kieftVisit TechZulu for full story.

32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

SoCal CTO

Almost every day I'm talking to early stage startup founders (see Free Startup CTO Consulting Sessions ) about what they plan to do.

Doing the Right Things is More Important than Doing Things Right

Both Sides of the Table

Yesterday I wrote a post about top-down versus bottom-up thinking. Tags: Start-up Advice Let me give you an example.

SEM 34

Making SEO and Paid Search Marketing Work for Startups

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 -- Making SEO and Paid Search Marketing Work for Startups. Join Stubbs Alderton and Markiles, LLP for this exclusive event! Speaker: Corey Quinn, VP Business Development, The Search Agency, Inc. See [link] (more

Startup Software Development – Do Your Homework Before You Develop Anything

SoCal CTO

I just had an all-too common conversation with the founder of a startup who had spent more than a year working with a software development company who had produced a mess. The mess really comes from a developer who was willing to get started on a product that was not fully thought out. SEO for Startups )? Partners?

Understanding the Underbelly of Online Marketing & Why You’ll Lose if You Don’t

Both Sides of the Table

If you’re a technology startup you need to excel at product, of course. When I first started blogging Digg was still at its peak.

SEM 137

The Most Misunderstood Facts About Building a Business on YouTube

Both Sides of the Table

If all you ever do is create YouTube content then I agree – that’s not a viable startup business. Startup Lessons

SEM 153

Fireside Chat with Cameron Olthuis | VP of Search and Social Strategies at CBS Interactive

Tech Zulu Event

Cameron will share his experience on Search and Social Strategies for Start ups. Topic:  Search and Social Strategies for Start ups.

SEO 16

MyShape Article - Analyst Misses the Point

SoCal CTO

He has been the CTO for several start-ups, most notably eHarmony. Technology Advisor Technology Roles in Startups Pricing Customer Acquisition Sunk Costs and More -. ► February (2) CTO Founders / Cofounders Part-Time Startup CTO? Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller SEO for Startups Startup Version 1.0

CTO 3

Interesting Model for University President

SoCal CTO

Its interesting to think about how universities might want to have their staff better aligned with moving ideas from the lab to start-ups. He has been the CTO for several start-ups, most notably eHarmony. Technology Advisor Technology Roles in Startups Pricing Customer Acquisition Sunk Costs and More -. and Ph.D.

CTO 3

Why The Haters are Wrong About Growth Hacking

Both Sides of the Table

His quip to suggest this is all a slight-of-hand, trickery dreamed up by marketing b *s is quite clever if misguided. Startup Advice

SEM 137

Tsavo Names General Manager For SEO Unit

socalTECH

Santa Monica-based Tsavo Media, the new startup venture of former Userplane founder Michael Jones, said Tuesday that it has named Steve Schepke as General Manager of Tsavo Agency, a new unit focused on providing monetization services to content providers. SEO unit. According to Tsavo, Schepke joins Tsavo from Commission Junction.

This Week in VC Episode 6 with @Jason Calacanis: Best One Yet

Both Sides of the Table

We’re staring to get the hang of how to divide the show up into talking about deals but also talking about issues for entrepreneurs during funding.

SEM 2

Why You Should Give Before You Get

Both Sides of the Table

Later on he would offer to share his advice on SEO with other portfolio companies. Startup Advice ” I see it on Twitter. Then Get.

SEO 146

Render Media: Creating A Digital Publisher In The Social Age

socalTECH

We caught up with co-founder and CEO Vic Belonogoff to learn more about Render Media, whose flagship site is Opposing Views. and $3.0 Thanks!

What I Would Look for When Choosing a VC – Knowing What I Know Now?

Both Sides of the Table

In the end it will be up to you to figure out what to do. SEO marketing vs. social marketing. Startups are hard. Of partner?

Coach 138

Why Your Marketing Campaign Sucks

Both Sides of the Table

” Here’s what I mean … Let’s start with what it takes for a journalist to want to write a story. Startup Advice

Biz2Beach To Stream Live Here On TechZulu

Tech Zulu Event

Tony is currently Founder/CEO for Eventify, an LA-based startup creating a venue marketplace, and Visible Factors, an SEO consulting company.

SEO 25

Interview With Mike Mothner, Wpromote On Growth, Acquisitions

socalTECH

We caught up with founder and CEO Mike Mothner --who we first interviewed back in 2007 --to catch up with the company, gets some hints and tips on growing a company, the challenges of bootstrapping, and why Wpromote hopes to be buying more companies in the future. What has helped you grow to the size where you are now? READ MORE>>.

The Next 5 Years: Possible Trends in Business Software

Tech Zulu Event

During the past twenty five years, software programs utilized by business underwent tremendous changes. The use of a cloud holds many advantages.

SEO 24

How to Solve the Biggest Frustration Marketers Have With Social

Both Sides of the Table

And of course you could add up impressions by counting your the followers of everybody who had retweeted plus your own. Startup Advice

SEM 57

Should You Blog? (yes, and here’s how …)

Both Sides of the Table

Don’t blog about what you think would be “cool.&#  I don’t think that most startup blogs should be about how to build a startup.

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

SoCal Delicious

10 New York City startups we’re crazy about. Apple event rumor round-up: iPad Mini, iPad 3.5, Startups. Startups.

PHP 33

Do VC Platforms Make Sense?

Both Sides of the Table

As a starting point you have to realize that investment firms (which a VC is) have management needs. That certainly works well for some.

Startup Business Model Considerations

SoCal CTO

Fantastic post by Christian Gammill - Startup Delta Force… From a competitive perspective (e.g. Now, given our current economic crisis and VC ‘challenges’, the barriers to funding have gone up significantly as well. How’s that for duality. Business - how are you actually going to make money? many more (please comment below

SEM 3

Attorney and Startup Business Advisor – Aaron Shechet

SoCal CTO

I recently got together with Aaron Shechet and an early stage startup to discuss the direction the company might want to take.

First Ever Biz2Beach Presented by CallFire Hits The Ground Running!

Tech Zulu Event

Tony Adam is the Founder and CEO of Eventify, an LA-based venue marketplace that began at LA Startup Weekend, and Visible Factors, an SEO consultancy.

SEO 19

How Tradesy Makes Selling Women's Clothing Simple, with Tracy DiNunzio

socalTECH

That item is then live on Tradesy, and we clean up the image, add some additional data to the listing. What is Tradesy? That's what Tradesy is.

SEO 24

Guerilla Marketing, Brad Feld Style

InfoChachkie

Serial entrepreneur, venture investor and startup accelerator pioneer Brad Feld has notoriously mocked traditional marketing throughout his career.

Silicon Beach Fest Hollywood, LA Tech Summit, and Idea to Screen | Why You Need to Attend Any or All

Tech Zulu Event

Time sure flies when you’re having fun, or building a startup. This is the wave of the future. The Mother of the Internet.”

Top 30 Startup Posts in June 2010

SoCal CTO

Some great content around the intersection of startups and being a Startup CTO in June this year. This continues my series of posts: Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010 Startup CTO Top 30 Posts for April 16 Great Startup Posts from March There was some really great content in June. It shows a lack of interest. Twice.

Organic Marketing for Startups

SoCal Tech Calendar

Monday, January 17, 2011 -- Organic Marketing for Startups. Organic marketing, however, is a massively underleveraged and underinvested channel with powerful potential. See [link] (more

SEO 0

Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Startup Marketing Ideas - Eric David Greenspan

SoCal CTO

He’s done several startups and is a board member of the Technology Council of Southern California (which is where I met him originally). typical day starts with email, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Yammer checks/updates. What's keeping you up at night? recently posted about SEO for Startups. Great stuff!