Why Startups Need to Blog (and what to talk about …)

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Blogs. By definition, you read blogs. But should you actually write one if you’re a startup, an industry figure (lawyer, banker) or VC? This is a post to help you figure out why you should write and what you should talk about. Blog on that topic.

Some Thoughts on Twitter as a Micro-Blogging Tool

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1/ Twitter started off positioned as a micro-blogging platform but in the end became more of an RSS reader. It forces clarity of writing & discrete ideas. The post Some Thoughts on Twitter as a Micro-Blogging Tool appeared first on Bothsides of the Table. Planning a threaded Tweetstorm? Here’s the rules: 1/Tweet 2/Reply to 1st Tweet but remove your @name 3/Reply to 2nd Tweet not 1st 4/Repeat. Mark Suster (@msuster) May 29, 2015.

How Many Times Should You Tweet Your Blog Post?

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I’ve argued previously that Twitter is a new form of curated RSS and in many ways it is. But it is a transient RSS reader. I’ll finish writing around 1am and that’s a dumb time to Tweet because few people in the US are online.

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

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I recently wrote a piece for Mashable on how to create a company blog. Since it’s already written (and since I promised not to republish on my blog other than a summary) if you’re interested please have a read over there. What should you blog about? Most blogs are.

Ask the Career Expert: “Why Do I Need a Mentor?”

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Write a well-written, thought-out letter, and include your phone number and email address, as well as your printed and signed name, so it doesn’t appear to be a form letter sent to any number of potential mentors. Email The Explorer Blog. Guest Blog Posts

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From Startup Newsletter To Best Selling Book: How This Entrepreneur Pulled It Off

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I said, ''Hey, listen were going to start writing this newsletter and it''s going to highlight our trials and tribulations, our failures and our successes. blogging, in a sense. If we had a blogging platform then, we would have been blogging.

Social Media for Service Professionals

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Value of Blogging I started the presentation talking about the value of blogging. Tom Peters No single thing in the last 15 years professionally has been more important in my life than blogging. The bad news is that my blog gets about that many new visitors each day.

Top 120 Startup Posts for 2010

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Startup Company Lawyer , March 14, 2010 Four Minutes In The Morning - Feld Thoughts , September 1, 2010 Ten Crowdsourcing Trends for 2011 - crowdSPRING Blog , December 8, 2010 How New Ideas Almost Killed Our Startup - Vinicius Vacanti , August 3, 2010 Evidence that Facebook Works as Marketing Tool - The Entrepreneurial Mind , March 2, 2010 10 Blogging Tips. Some really great stuff in 2010 that aims to help startups around product, technology, business models, etc.

Guerilla Marketing, Brad Feld Style

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In addition to the partners’ tireless blogging, they founded TechStars, one of North America’s premier startup accelerators. We write blogs, we do music videos, we show up, we engage with people…we love our product. Write Your Own Playbook.

Here are 10 Tips from BuzzFeed to Make Your Content Go Viral

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We talked about a lot of great stuff in the video including how to do sales calls and a how a new “culture of writing&# is emerging as a critical skill set in business today. Good comment community = viral blog.

Twitter Networks are Different than Social Networks

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I’ve talked about how Twitter is a new form of RSS (curated RSS), it’s a a new form of IM / SMS , it’s a place where business is conducted and it’s a place where advertising will drive leads due to the link sharing nature of Twitter.

Top 30 Startup Technology and Product Posts for September 2010

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Why Every Entrepreneur Should Write and 9 Tips To Get Started - OnStartups , September 27, 2010 "The best part of blogging is the people you will meet"- Hugh MacLeod repeating wisdom from Loic Lemeur to me at the Big Pink at 2 am in South Beach after the Future of Web Apps 2008. If you asked me to tell you a list of three of the best decisions in my life, I can certainly tell you that regularly writing is one of them. Why You Should Write.

Comments are the New Black

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The power to me was that I had already been blogging about my personal life and my children as well as separately about my startup. This is exactly how Rajat Suri uses Facebook as he outlined in his comment here on my blog. I’ve been thinking a lot about comments lately.

Hacking Hacker News – How Wily Startups Leverage Social News Sites

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The best way to 'game the system' is simply to develop a genuinely interesting and useful product, or blog post, open source library, etc., • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS

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Brad Feld Drops Knowledge. Here’s What He Said …

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Huge thank you to Steve De Long for the write up. Brad on blogging. How did you start blogging? “My RSS was something that had appeared.” “….I Brad Feld is a fountain of knowledge & wisdom.

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Subscribe to RSS. Subscribe to RSS. There are hundreds of entrepreneurs here in Los Angeles who are building awesome companies, writing awesome books, making awesome movies and are trying to solve important problems to help make this world a better place. Subscribe to RSS.

Most Common Early Start-up Mistakes

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This is part of my ongoing series “ Start-up Lessons. &# If you want to subscribe to my RSS feed please click here or to get my blog by email click here. If you live somewhere where this is the case you’re better off discussing with your employer that you may from time-to-time work on private projects outside of work hours and you want their clearance in writing that this is OK. Yesterday I wrote a blog posting on founder vesting (see here ).

What the Past Can Tell Us About the Future of Social Networking

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This blog post originally appeared in serialized form here on TechCrunch. asymmetry, real-time, curated RSS / link-sharing]. Suddenly we were all creating blogs on Blogger.com, Typepad & WordPress. We started uploading images of ourselves to our blogs.

The Entrepreneur Thesis

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I’m not trying to be nice to entrepreneurs so you’ll read my blog or take my money. I know that people prefer to use Twitter as their RSS feed these days but wanted to remind anybody else that you can still get the traditional feed. photo taken from the Mint.com blog.

Quickly Enable Social Logins with JanRain Engage

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Your article is the only useful information Ive found about Engage but one thing I dont get is, what methods do you say we have to write? (in Is this error related to what Im supposed to write?

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Improving Website and Wordpress Performance with Hard-Coded Share Buttons

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you should follow me on Twitter here and you should subscribe to my posts via RSS here or email here. What I write here is protected by a Creative Commons License. You can subscribe by RSS or email or Twitter to keep in touch.

Aaron Swartz | A Stranger in a Strange Land

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At 14, he became a co-editor for the spec responsible for RSS technology. Swartz had been open in sharing his battle with depression, often writing his thoughts regarding suicide on his blog. Swartz, 1986-2013, Image by Lalo Bontra.

The first 6 steps to homegrowing basic startup analytics | Futuristic Play by @Andrew_Chen

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Heres 5 steps to start exploring: View the "Best Of" list with 50+ essays on viral marketing, gaming, and ads » Get introduced: About this blog, why entrepreneurs and marketers recommend it » Receive updates by email or RSS feed or Twitter. blog comments powered by Disqus.

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How to cleverly integrate your own URI shortener

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Shortcut: sebastian-x.com Blog About Blogroll Links How to cleverly integrate your own URI shortener Posted on 30 December, 2009 This pamphlet is somewhat geeky. For example when you operate a WordPress blog, you could code nearly everthing below in your 404 page (consider alternatives ).

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