How the Hell do I Prioritize Work, Blog & Find Balance?

Both Sides of the Table

I don’t know Ezra yet but since he’s taking the time to blog (which I hugesly respect) and share thoughts I thought I’d take him up on his challenge and also spill the beans on my secrets. On blogging I blog because I love it. I just write.

Blogging for the Hell of It, Not Blogging to Stay Relevant

Both Sides of the Table

I used to love blogging. Blogging proved to be a great way to hone my ideas, have public conversations with people and as it turns out – build meaningful relationships through public dialog that spilled over into the real world. Somewhere along the way blogging changed. There were days where I could write about what I was thinking about Apple or Twitter or Facebook. Or I could just write about life. Fred Wilson said as much in his blog post today, too.

How To Write An Effective Answer On Quora: Communications 101

InfoChachkie

I write a bit more about how entrepreneurs can protect their ideas here: Spilling The Beans. Analogy – As readers of this blog know, I enjoy drawing connections between seemingly disparate people, historical events and pop culture minutia because it is entertaining and can facilitate learning.

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

Both Sides of the Table

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.

Entrepreneurshit. The Blog Post on What It’s Really Like.

Both Sides of the Table

I plan to write about it early next year when we’re all through. It’s 4.50am. Sunday morning. And I couldn’t sleep. I have much on my mind since I just returned from a week on the road. 5 days. 3 cities. Late night Mexican food. Beers. Airports. Delays. I left on a Sunday.

Ebyline Rolls Payment System For Wordpress Blogs

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based freelance writing marketplace Ebyline said this week that it has launched a brand new product, which helps WordPress publishers pay contributors to their WordPress blog. The new product--which is a plug-in to the WordPress software--lets publishers directly pay freelance writers through WordPress, track payment history, provide 1099''s, and offer up other management of payments to blog authors.

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

Both Sides of the Table

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.

How Many Times Should You Tweet Your Blog Post?

Both Sides of the Table

I’ll finish writing around 1am and that’s a dumb time to Tweet because few people in the US are online. I wanted to see two things: Would the second (or sometimes even third Tweet) convert enough people to my blog to make it worth potentially annoying some people on Twitter?

Framework Benchmarks

TechEmpower

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BLOGGER ALERT: How to Start a Blog and Make Money Blogging

Tech Zulu Event

In this article you’ll discover how to start a blog that makes money. There are four types of blogs; written blogs, video blogs, photo blogs and a combination of these. We’ll primarily be discussing written blogs. How to make money with a written blog.

Retro: My Favorite Blog Post on Raising VC

Both Sides of the Table

On December 2nd, 2006 I wrote the blog post published later in this post when I was CEO of startup Koral about my experiences in pitching VCs. After my company was acquired by Salesforce.com I was asked to stop blogging and they took over my blog as an asset in the sale of the company. My blog was wiped out. I had kept a personal blog for more than a year and was new at keeping a professional blog. Remember, I was new to professional blogging.

Chartbeat is to Blogs as Google Analytics is to Print Newspapers

Both Sides of the Table

I’ve been using Chartbeat for over a month now to track performance of my blog and I find myself looking at Google Analytics much less these days. I’m only writing about the product because I’m passionate about it.

Public and Open Debate is the Highest Form of Democracy (and Blogging)

Both Sides of the Table

And there is relationship between debating and blogging. I started blogging in 2005 and then re-started blogging about a year ago. The most important experience I have in blogging is the debate it encourages. So it goes with blogging. So it goes on my blog.

Panel: How Blogging, Widgets and Streaming Video Can Make Your Marketing Efforts Take Off

Technology Council

Phil Becker writes: On Wednesday, September 24, I had the opportunity to moderate a truly interesting and educational dinner meeting of that Tech Council's Marketing SIG. An audience of about fifty people heard three panelists speak on “The New Business Boosters; How Blogging, Widgets and Streaming Video Can Make Your Marketing Efforts Take Off“ As that title

Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Thursday, March 22, 2007 Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups Ive been participating in a Yahoo Group that are users of LinkedIn and who are Bloggers: [link] Its an interesting group of folks from diverse backgrounds. Its also been interesting to see the interaction of tools involved - Social Networking, Blogging and a Discussion Group. to help bloggers and blog readers with comments.

How to Quickly Build a Customer Base With Lead Generation Tools

Tech.Co

But apart from building traffic, what I find most challenging is incorporating a lead capture strategy that will actually generate some blog subscribers. With content management systems like WordPress , getting a site up and running is no big deal.

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OUTBio, A Biopharma LGBTQ Group, Grows Fast & Ponders Its Future

Xconomy

Johnson was writing about OUTBio, a networking organization for LGBTQ members of the biopharma community. He’d just read a blog post about how Petter, formerly Russ Petter, had announced her transition. In June, Jennifer Petter, the founder and chief scientific officer of biotech startup Arrakis Therapeutics, got an e-mail from a stranger. His name was Ramsey Johnson, a biotech veteran who works in clinical operations at Boston startup Phoenix Tissue Repair.

Local Angels Back Scripted.com

socalTECH

Scripted.com allows online publishers to hire writers to develop blog posts and Twitter posts from an online marketplace. scripted venture capital funding writer blog writing marketplace scrippedA number of Southern California angel investors, including Jody Mulkey , the CIO of Shopzilla, have backed Scripted.com , a new online marketplace for freelance writers.

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Techstars Alexa Firms Address Settings Where Voice Is ‘Most Natural’

Xconomy

We have entered the era of voice ,” Jim Harris, a management consultant writes on the CTA’s website. Smart speakers are becoming increasingly common in our homes. Users can instruct these devices to order takeout, give the weather forecast, or turn on or off various Internet-connected devices. The Consumer Technology Association estimates that nearly 44 million voice-enabled assistants will be sold this year in the United States.

Bio Roundup: ASCO Abstracts, Migraine Drug Prices & “Blueprint” Fallout

Xconomy

It’s even worth asking whether they’re worth writing about at all. There’s nothing abstract about a 20 percent jump in a company’s stock price. But yeah, that happened to Loxo Oncology when it released data previews for its American Society for Clinical Oncology presentations; the meeting starts in two weeks in Chicago.

Scripted.com, Backed By LA Investors, Finds $9M More

socalTECH

The company now offers up a marketplace to find content--blog posts, white papers, tweets, Facebook posts, and more--from freelance writers. scripted scripped writing marketplace content writers venture capital funding ucla Scripted.com , which operates an online marketplace for professionally written content--which was originally backed by LA investors--has raised $9M more in a funding.

Framework Benchmarks Round 16

TechEmpower

This is a longer-than-average TFB round announcement blog entry, but there is a lot to share, so bear with me. Mostly so that we can use the opportunity to write a blog entry and generate hype!)

Alexander Kjerulf's Chief Happiness Officer blog, and surviving a downturn without layoffs

CEO Flow

Alexander Kjerulf is a great writer, and I recommend you check out his blog. I’m currently writing my second book which will be about keeping an organization happy during a crisis and one of the case stories I’ll be using is so good, that I just had to share it here.

Alexander Kjerulf's Chief Happiness Officer blog, and surviving a downturn without layoffs

CEO Flow

Alexander Kjerulf is a great writer, and I recommend you check out his blog. I’m currently writing my second book which will be about keeping an organization happy during a crisis and one of the case stories I’ll be using is so good, that I just had to share it here.

Alexander Kjerulf’s Chief Happiness Officer blog, and surviving a downturn without layoffs

CEO Flow

Alexander Kjerulf is a great writer, and I recommend you check out his blog. I’m currently writing my second book which will be about keeping an organization happy during a crisis and one of the case stories I’ll be using is so good, that I just had to share it here.

Alexander Kjerulf's Chief Happiness Officer blog, and surviving a downturn without layoffs

CEO Flow

Alexander Kjerulf is a great writer, and I recommend you check out his blog. I’m currently writing my second book which will be about keeping an organization happy during a crisis and one of the case stories I’ll be using is so good, that I just had to share it here.

New Study: DNA Tests For Healthy People Have “Uncertain Value”

Xconomy

While close examination of a person’s DNA might help spot disease early or prevent it altogether, it also might spur “unnecessary costly follow-up,” the authors write. Genome sequencing is becoming more common for people diagnosed with cancer. Should it become part of a healthy person’s checkup, too?

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The Lunch Awards | The Nominees Are In! Cast Your Vote!

Tech Zulu Event

Arts & Entertainment Blogging Events Review Social Media Social News Awards Lunch Awards Lunch.com Read Write Wed Reviews RWWThe Lunch Awards are just around the corner and its now time for you to select the winners of this year Golden Thumb Award. For those not familiar with Lunch.com they are a social media website where people can share relevant knowledge and opinions, and create free communities on any topic. Visit TechZulu for full story.

Why Bots Aren’t the Real AI Disruption: The Quiet Rise of Headless AI

Xconomy

Editor’s note: This piece was originally posted on Textio’s company blog. Hey Siri, how’s the weather today?” “OK OK Google, remind me to pay the power bill.” Alexa, tell me a joke!” Bots are eating the world.

Bio Roundup: Light For Spark, California Drug Law, IPO Queue & More

Xconomy

Fueled by high winds, low humidity, and ample dry vegetation, fires swept through several towns across the state and, as of this writing, have barely been contained. In a year of tragedies across the U.S., natural or otherwise, it seemed this week was California’s turn. With our minds on friends and loved ones affected by the fires, we turn to this week’s roundup. It includes the ongoing national health reform fight and plenty of deals and data.

Third-Quarter Report Shows Slowdown in VC Activity, & Top 10 Deals

Xconomy

Meanwhile, this year’s deal count is declining sharply, a sign that venture investors are still writing bigger checks for fewer deals. Venture capital activity is gradually easing from last year’s peak, according to a new quarterly report put together by Seattle-based PitchBook and the National Venture Capital Association. VC firms invested $14.99 billion in 1,810 U.S.

Bio Roundup: Obamacare Persists, FDA Approves, Vertex Wows & More

Xconomy

But as of this writing, McConnell will allow a vote next week to start open debate, much less tightly controlled than the secretive BCRA that went nowhere. The attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act took a major hit this week from Senate GOP holdouts who said the Better Care Reconciliation Act either tore down Medicaid too much or left too much of the ACA in place. A straight-up repeal, floated by Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, was also shot down.

Bio Roundup: Senate Drama, A.I. Stories, Data Dives, Shkreli & More

Xconomy

There is no Obamacare replacement, at least not as of this writing. The Senate Republicans are fractured, with a handful of conservatives and moderates each giving a cold shoulder to their chamber’s version of healthcare reform, the Better Care Reconciliation Act.

Rockwell Automation Pouring $1B into PTC to Push Connected Factories

Xconomy

As of this writing, it was trading at nearly $92 per share, up more than 5 percent from Friday’s closing price. Rockwell Automation is investing $1 billion in PTC, as the two companies team up to advance their vision of software-driven factories and industrial operations.

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Bose Develops Prototype “Sleepbuds” After Buying San Diego Startup

Xconomy

” In a recent e-mail newsletter, Hush founding CEO Daniel “Ewok” Lee announced the acquisition, writing, “Some huge news to share – we’ve been acquired by Bose Corporation!”