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Innovation Expert Series: Shiftgig

In this week’s RE:INVENTION Expert Series interview, we discuss innovation and the short-term gig economy with the CEO of Chicago startup Shiftgig. Continue reading

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I know there’s no such thing as a status quo

Some find it strange that someone in this day and age would have the same job for a decade. The truth is, it’s not the same job: it’s always evolving. At times it’s been comfortable, at times it’s been extraordinarily challenging. I’ve needed to change how I work. Automattic has changed. The structure of the […] Continue reading

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#Social #Media #Gurus

The best place to learn how to succeed on social media is by spending time on social media. Look at your competitors. Look at other industries. Look at what corporations are doing. Look at what tiny startups are doing. Ask yourself how it played for you when you saw this Facebook post or that Tweet. […] Continue reading

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WordPress Jetpack Advertising

Understanding the web of relationships that link you to your next source of income requires looking past the last step before your door.

http://torquemag.io/lessons-can-learn-jetpack-helped-wordpress-succeed
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You have to polish those stories that are online because print is less forgiving of mistakes

I totally agree with Matt on this:

This interview with Chief New York Times Editor Dean Baquet is remarkable

http://ma.tt/2015/01/spiegel-interviews-dean-baquet/
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Natural Language Domain Names are the Only Platforms Freelancers + Other Providers Need

Over the last decade, the Social Media industry birthed many groups to serve content providers. The birth of the social media industry resulted in many realize that the audience gave way to participants. Nearly everyone is now creating sharing, chatting, rating and ranking alongside the mainstream media. Just as we saw in the social media […] Continue reading

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A Great Concept for a News Organization without a Good Technology Story would have a Very Hard Time Raising Money at All

Any news organization, from startups to conglomerates and everyone in between, will inevitably plant their expectations for themselves into their choice of platform, so the decision must be undertaken with clear eyes about what can and can’t be accomplished. If your mission is outlier-or-bust and you need venture money to get there, do what you […] Continue reading

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Great Recommendation: The Startup Playbook

Via http://davemart.in/2015/01/14/84-highlights-from-the-startup-playbook I just got done reading through The Startup Playbook, which I really enjoyed. Here’s a list of the quotes that I found most interesting — which I love so much that I have included them in the Resources section: http://www.entrechat.org/resources/84-highlights-from-the-startup-playbook Continue reading

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In-App Commerce

App stores stifle innovation – they are damage, and the Internet will eventually route around them. http://battellemedia.com/archives/2015/01/3-waves-mobile-revenue.php Continue reading

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Smell the Roses!

How to make memories: I find blogging one of the most rewarding pastimes in my life. It was also a year of not trying to be all business all the time: I started reading fiction regularly after a decade away and letting the topics here drift wherever my interest is at the moment. Last year […] Continue reading

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