I took these pictures at the Stanford Shopping Center during the week after Christmas. Money sure talks now… There were a handful of stores without sales signs, but only one didn’t offer discounts and had lots of people in it. :-) We all definitely have our work cut out for ourselves in 2009. As a [...]
Over at the American Express OPEN Forum, I posted an article explaining “Ten Tiny Things Every Small Business Owner Should Do in 2009.” I hope you it helps you make your business stronger in 2009.
Whether or not you are a Christian, "Jesus' Heart For Those Who Suffer" (12/21/2008 by John Ortberg) is a great sermon to listen to. What would you have done? Let us all be good Samaritans in 2009.
Over at the American Express OPEN blog, I posted "Santa's Perfect Pitch." This is the kind of deal that venture capitalists are looking for these days. :-) Merry Christmas to you!
Came across a very useful wiki called MediaOnTwitter. This wiki contains the a list of the reporters, journalists, and bloggers on Twitter. You can use this wiki in two ways: Finding people worth following. Getting in touch with reporters, journalists, and bloggers to pitch. Two other useful sources of information about Twitter are: Twitter.alltop.com--aggregation of [...]
You can start a business anywhere not to mention that you should “don’t worry, be crappy.” Celebrity endorsements don’t have to be expensive. Buddha is in the details (see next photo). The details. Nothing is what it seems (see next photo). What it is. You need to think big. And don’t worry, be crappy. Do [...]
Over at the American Express OPEN blog, I posted an explanation of what investors want in a deal. Check out "The No-Bull-Shiitake Investor Wishlist." For more coverage of venture capital news, you can also click here.
Over at the American Express OPEN forum, I posted pictures from a recent visit to Zappos. If you'd like to see the inside of Zappos and a fun office environment, click here.
I may get more value out of Twitter than anyone else on the planet because I use Twitter as a tool—specifically as a marketing tool—for my website Alltop and my book, Reality Check. If the concept of using Twitter in a commercial manner interests you, keep reading. If it doesn’t, then you can continue to [...]