3 Ways Passion Can Kill Your Startup

Passion in entrepreneurship is a very good thing. But too much of it can bring your new business to a grinding halt. Many outstanding business ideas are born from a spark of passion: that moment when a daydream stretches into the realm possibility. But passion is also the root of failure if it means you get lost in the excitement and hope of building that dream without...

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A Dumbed Down Version of SEO Terms

SEO Terms Even Your Dad Can Understand – an english version of some of the more popular buzz words. I only share this as we had been asked over and over about what certain terms mean. We finally compiled a simple definition list with definitions normal non-tech people can understand. Keyword Targeting: What topics or products are being marketed and promoted on the...

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How Funding Works & How to Split The Equity Pie With Investors

I just found a great info graphic on http://fundersandfounders.com that i like to repost here. A hypothetical startup will get about $15,000 from family and friends, about $200,000 from an angel investor three months later, and about $2 Million from a VC another six months later. If all goes well. See how funding works in this infographic: First, let’s figure out why...

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Top 10 Lessons you need to know when you turn 40!

10 Business Lessons You Should Know by Age 40. For entrepreneurs who want to get more out of work and life.

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It’s a Customer Development Problem, not a Conversion Problem

I feel like “conversion rate optimization” is in 2013 what “social media marketing” was in 2009. Most startups fail. Not because they have a conversion problem but because they never really nail the product or how to market it. The product or website (be it software, e-commerce, or a service) might be awesome , but if it puts itself in front of the wrong market,...

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Oldtimer passion and investments

In 1950, Porsche began building sportscars in Stuttgart. I was born 20 years later and exactly 38 years later i bought my first Porsche in Germany. Ever since i bought a couple oft hem and there were all brand new. Today, 63 years later after the first porsche was build, i decided to take my love for classic cars a step further which started with a 1973 Porsche RS...

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