Archive | August, 2009

25 August 2009 0 Comments

New Ebook on Starting a Business in the Current Economic Climate

Here is my new Ebook. It’s for people who are thinking about starting a business in the near future. It gives a good overview of the start-up process.

14 August 2009 1 Comment

What You Can Learn From Lady Ga Ga

We all know that Lady Ga Ga is an exceptionally talented musician and songwriter/composer. However, before she became Lady Ga Ga she was the equally talented Stefani Germanotta. As Stefani she recorded some quality tunes. However, she never went viral. In a way, Stefani was the anti-Ga Ga. From my perspective Stefani was a creation […]

10 August 2009 0 Comments

It Would Be Cool If…

When you get feedback from early adopters, you are essentially being told what you need to do in order to spread word of mouth. I think the best type of feedback starts like “it would be cool if….” Not only are you getting useful development pointers, you are also finding out what could spark the […]

7 August 2009 0 Comments

Financephobia – It’s an Irrational State of Mind

Wow, it always amazes me when I hear a fellow entrepreneur say “I can’t do my financial projections”. Financial projections are an important part of the planning process. The hard part is getting the assumptions fairly accurate and not the spreadsheet work. In reality all you need to know to be able to compile your financial projections is how to add, subtract, multiply and divide.

4 August 2009 1 Comment

Being a “Copy Cat” or a “True Original” – What’s Best for Your Start-up?

One of the most important decisions that you will make as an entrepreneur is deciding if you will follow in the footsteps of established companies in your sector or blaze a new trail of your own.