3 ways to Stop being an Idiot on LinkedIn

3 ways to Stop being an Idiot on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the perfect place to professionally build your reputation, connections and trash your good name.

Here’s 3 great ways to trash your name or 3 ways to stop being an idiot on LinkedIn.

1. Ask for a referral or


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Services vs Products – a revenue dilemma

Services vs Products – a revenue dilemma

Services vs products – the great revenue dilemma… build services or build products? What’s the difference? SCALE.

There are 2 types of way of making money – you either bill your services or you develop a product and fuel it’s …


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Community Query: I would like to know how to raise funding via Kickstarter or a crowdfunding alternative

Community Query: I would like to know how to raise funding via Kickstarter or a crowdfunding alternative

It’s an exciting time for those looking to raise funding for the creation of products or a product range.

Previously, one would have to sink serious risk and cash into an idea – and that’s if you had any cash! …


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Seasoned Entrepreneurs curb their enthusiasm and depression

Seasoned Entrepreneurs curb their enthusiasm and depression

Entrepreneurship is rough – mostly because entrepreneurs are constantly assailed by emotional highs and lows. Great entrepreneurs know how to curb their enthusiasm .

The issue is that some days you’re high because of a promise made, a deal closed, …


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Twitter advertising tips – why Twitter hashtags hurt your ad conversion

Twitter advertising tips – why Twitter hashtags hurt your ad conversion

Hashtag sucketh. #StopUsingSoMany. It’s hurting you in a massive way – in both content proliferation and advertising. This is my first bit of Twitter advertising tips - why Twitter hashtags hurt your ad conversion.

RAAARRRR – you’re a HashDragon.

It’s


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Product design: Why less choice is more choice and why Samsung doesn’t get it.

Product design: Why less choice is more choice and why Samsung doesn’t get it.

Uh-huh. You heard me right. In product design, often: Less is more. Let’s look at a segment of the mobile tech industry to see why less choice is more choice…

The reason why less choice is more choice in …


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Social Media Marketing advice: Why your ads are not converting in your Facebook Campaign

Social Media Marketing advice: Why your ads are not converting in your Facebook Campaign

You can’t get your conversions on your ads. You keen pumping more cash in and creating ads in your campaign… and still most of your ads don’t get you impressions. Here’s some social media marketing advice to help you understand …


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12 tips to make it cool to outsource your development

12 tips to make it cool to outsource your development

Recently I wrote a blog post: 6 Reasons why outsourcing development sucks for startups  and it’s only fair to swing right back there by playing devil’s advocate: so here’s 12 tips to make it cool to outsource your development (yep …


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6 Reasons why outsourcing development sucks for Startups

6 Reasons why outsourcing development sucks for Startups

There’s a reason that the concept of  “Hackers and Founders” is entrenched as a concept – burned in the mind of all entrepreneurs in the tech space – it’s because not having a tech co-founder often drives the …


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Social Media Marketing Do’s and Don’ts: Trolling – the Like Invader

Social Media Marketing Do’s and Don’ts: Trolling – the Like Invader

If there is one thing that really pisses people, it’s hijacking their social media stream – a clear social media marketing faux pas.

This is a called “Trolling”. No one likes a troll. They’re nasty, pervasive and have no care …


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NDA – fear and loathing in non-disclosure land

NDA – fear and loathing in non-disclosure land

Fear. Loathing. Non disclosure agreements and paranoid delusion.

“Someone is GOING TO TAKE MY STUFF.

“You’ve gotta sign this because this project IS GOING TO CHANGE THE WORLD”  (and make tons of money).

Welcome to the paranoid road trip …


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UX – where are U? Get the pitch out.

UX – where are U? Get the pitch out.

It’s exciting – you’ve got so much to say. It’s your web or pitch wonderland and you want to invite everyone to come play with you.

The only problem: When everyone gets there – they don’t know what to do …


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Outsourcing developers in a startup – Part1 – 9 top tips

Outsourcing developers in a startup – Part1 – 9 top tips


I think we need a new show on YouTube: “So you think you can code?”. That would be great, right? get some insight into the mystical art of code engineering / development. What I would hope founders would learn, is …

Posted on October 31st, by eraneyal in Advice, Development and Developers, Outsourcing, Speaking startups.

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It’s the DAUNTING first post.

It’s the DAUNTING first post.

1.

A blank canvas.

For an ideas man, it sounds like the promised land… until you get there and realise: Content is still king… but the king just realised that context is god.

Perhaps the best place to start is …

Posted on October 27th, by eraneyal in Speaking startups.

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