Month: August 2012

10 startup threads to follow on Quora

Quora, a question-and-answer website created, edited, and organized by its community of users, is a good sounding board for discovering popular and distinct opinions within the startup industry. For example check out these 10 questions below to catch many startup founder’s perspectives on a number of different entrepreneurship topics that might currently be puzzling you: (more…)

How to get an awesome design for your tshirts

So you’re ready to create some sweet swag but you don’t have a design locked down yet? Don’t worry, if you aren’t a designer or don’t have one on staff here are a couple ideas for getting the design you need to get your swag-a-liciousness on. (more…)

Featured Work Space: Clipix

The Company: Clipix is an online organizational tool that was founded in February of 2012 by Oded Berkowitz, a veteran Wall Street professional and web entrepreneur. Oded created Clipix out of a personal need for a tool that would allow us to save and share links, documents, photos and video with one click, and provide a visual and organized environment for all of the things we all see online, and want to come back to. (more…)

10 SXSW panels you don’t want to miss

Well folks it’s that time of year again. The time when South By Southwest (SXSW) begins to fill your Twitter stream even though it’s months away. If you’re not familiar with the event, SXSW Interactive is an annual conference held in Austin, TX during March every year intended to foster creativity, innovation, and professional growth. (more…)

5 ways swag will grow your startup’s profits

I know what you’re thinking, sure t-shirts are great but can they really make an impact on my startup’s bottom line?

The resounding answer is YES!! Here are 5 ways you can effectively use t-shirts to grow profits: (more…)

Featured Work Space: Contently

The Company: Contently was founded in December 2010 in New York City by Joe ColemanDave Goldberg, and Shane Snow. Basically Contently helps journalists, media companies, and brands connect and become better publishers. Their passion lies in helping freelancers succeed, and in doing so allowing anyone to become a publisher. At Contently, they’re devoting their lives to leveling the playing field for the hungry and talented creators and publishers out there! (more…)

Has the Internet really liberated us?

On a daily basis I’m able to organize events on Facebook, discover news and research topics on Google, and share my thoughts on WordPress. Furthermore I’m able to work because the amazing power of the web allows startups like Printfection to thrive. As a result I’d come to think that the Internet has liberated us. (more…)

5 whiteboarding tips for effective meetings

Whiteboards are a great way to effectively lead a discussion during a meeting. They can help you present ideas, guide the conversation, and record the conclusions as they develop. As a result a lot of startups have whiteboards dispersed throughout their offices (like Wistia, Highgroove, Swipely, and Safe Shepherd). (more…)

Startup shirts people love to wear

Look down, are you wearing a t-shirt right now? I bet you are.

People love t-shirts and they sport them almost everyday. So why not use shirts to help your startup retain current customers and attract new ones? All you’ve got to do is design threads they’ll be proud to wear (which will actually spread your brand even further as your shirts travel to all sorts of places). (more…)

The business of business cards

In a digital age is there still a place and time for paper business cards or are they rapidly going the way of the paper book?

I’d say your startup should still be killing trees. But that only applies if you’re going to use and design your business cards effectively. (more…)