Tag: startups

Big Data
Why Every Business Owner Should Understand Big Data

Most businesses have a general understanding of what big data is. Yet many of these same companies don’t put that data to good use. This would likely not be the case if they understood the “what,” “where,” “when,” and “how” of big data. When you truly understand data, you’ll see why it’s so integral to […]

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Why Startups Should Focus on Branding Early On

Beginnings are hard. For everything in life. But if you start well, with every intention of giving your best, you are more likely to succeed later on. Startups have it especially hard. Why? Because there are thousands of new startups emerging every year and the competition is fierce. So, the ideal kickoff would be to […]

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7 Common Marketing Mistakes Startups Make

Today every new business is called a ‘’startup’’. Paul Graham, one of the most influential tech entrepreneurs and business writers, has explained this term and assigned it to a company that features fast growth. It doesn’t matter which industry you are in, or how many people you employ. Since marketing is often directly responsible for […]

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web design
7 Key Elements For A Successful Startup Web Design

What should a good website have? There are a lot of answers to this question, from image styles and good typography to SEO and well-placed hyperlinks. Good website design incorporates a wide variety of concepts, and the tools to implement the components of a good website are myriad. But even if you’re new to the […]

Case Study
2016 Best Cities for Startups Study: Don’t Go to Arizona for Financing

The analysts at WalletHub’s recently compared the relative startup opportunities that exist in the 150 most populated U.S. cities. Using 16 key metrics, ranging from five-year survival rate, to office-space affordability to educational attainment of the local labor force. The study found Grand Rapids, Michigan, leads the nation in the highest average growth of number of […]

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Investigating the Silicon Prairie

Below is the product of a written interview with three C-level executives at Silicon Prairie startups in June of 2015. Jonathan Herrick – Chief Sales and Marketing Officer and Partner-Hatchbuck What’s the first thing you notice is the difference between startups in the Silicon Prairie, and those in Silicon Valley? Startups in silicon prairie can […]

Technology Leader Interview
Why Tech Innovators Are High on the Prospects for Legalized Marijuana

As published to Entrepreneur While the tech industry soldiers on mightily in search of disruptive, game-changing, TED-worthy apps, SaaS platforms, and amplified monetization plays, a few brave souls have taken the proverbial off-ramp in search of the next big thing. Experts estimate that the highly fragmented $2.3 billion US legal cannabis industry will increase to $10.2 […]

Andre Bourque (SocialMarketingFella) is Editor Emeritus of Technorati.

He covers emerging trends and news in social, mobile, cloud, and related technologies.

Based in San Francisco, he can be contacted via his social channels and at: andrefbourque@gmail.com

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