A few days ago I wrote an article about what the injection of funds to Facebook investors will mean for the startup community. Well, just a few days later, Facebook’s IPO stock price is falling and everyone is pointing fingers. The initial investors have a nice payout, they walk away happy, but at what cost?…Read More Facebook’s IPO Part 2: Another one bites the dust.
Facebook IPO officially went live a few minutes ago. Astonishingly, when businesses around the world are struggling to find financing, Facebook continues to soar, and people everywhere are talking about it. You can’t buy the kind of media attention and PR Facebook gets. What does this mean for the rest of the tech community? More…Read More Facebook’s epic IPO – Another one bites the dust.
The following is an exerpt on a talk I gave about using blogging to increase your Organic SEO. SEO which means Search Engine Optimization, is critical to rank well on Search Engines like Google. You probably already knew that, but do you know how search engines actually index content? It may surprise you. Search engines…Read More 5 reasons blogging is the best way to improve your SEO
There is so much buzz in the startup community about the successes of some of the new titans; Facebook, Groupon and now Instagram. We are looking at these billion dollar valuations and hoping that our startups will achieve that type of success. It is more likely however, that these are the anomalies and that steady…Read More Building on a reputation of success
Recently I read the book Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. As I was reading I found myself taking notes, jotting down some of the thoughts, quotes and actions that really struck me as interesting. Other than his enormous ego and insensitivity, one of the things that stood out to me was how Steve Jobs really…Read More Business lessons from Steve Jobs
So recently I have been put in a situation where I am forced to think about copyrights (the law not the band). Despite my personal resistance to the field it’s probably a good thing to have a good grasp of. Here is an overview of some general principles worth knowing. Who owns the copyright? Generally…Read More Copyright 101
My first post for this blog was about inspiration and why I believed it was necessary for success in business. The other day I was watching some videos of Steve Jobs on You Tube talking about business success. In the interview he stated that passion was the ingredient that sustained successful people until they had…Read More Life lesson #2: Passion is not a luxury.
I wrote this article a couple years ago and thought it was worth posting as my first post on this blog because I still find this very relevant to my success in business. Not that long ago I learnt an important lesson: know what inspires you. With regards to business there are a lot of…Read More Life lesson #1: What do you need to do to succeed in business? You need to be inspired.