Archive for February, 2010
Search engine optimization (SEO) can provide low cost opportunities for a startup to market its products and/or services. However, many startup founders don’t appreciate the difficulty of executing an effective SEO strategy when you have a new company and a new domain. There are SEO experts, of course, and some are outstanding (follow Danny Sullivan [...]
Ross and I have been invited to speak at South by Southwest next month and we hope that you’ll join us there! They also asked us to produce a podcast to give a taste of our discussion at SXSW. Enjoy the podcast and see you in Austin!
I was disappointed by the advertising on the superbowl a few weeks ago. Most of the ads were terrible and several were incomprehensible. Some of the more effective ads shared a common trait: they were simple and focused. Simple messages work. Simple is memorable and understandable. That’s one reason why Google’s search ad during the [...]
If any of you are as excited as I am about the FIFA World Cup being held for the very first time in an African country then you’ll be just as excited about this company that posted a project on crowdSPRING. CAfrica Sports (pronounced see-Africa-sports) was in need of a logo and stationery design for [...]
In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. For these interviews, we pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects. Plainly – activities that make crowdSPRING a better community. Be professional, treat others with respect, help us build [...]
Some people are more efficient than others. There are many reasons for this: ability to focus, complexity of the work, distractions, etc. But while some have unique skills and intellect to get things done quickly, most people must develop systems to help them improve their efficiency and balance many diverse tasks. Some rely on to-do [...]