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Under30CEO Tweetup and Other Networking in NYC

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 10, 2010

If you did not know April 12th-16th is New York Entrepreneur Week. The week is full of events, speakers, presentations and networking for anyone who can make it. It will surely be a great time for everyone who can attend. However if you can not attend or it is to expensive there are a couple of other events to go along with it. Under30CEO and Big League Wiffle…

Increasing Revenue Through Mobile Media: Part 5 of 5

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / April 9, 2010

As the leader of a business, a constant concern is always increasing revenue.  Of course the two primary ways to do this are to either increase the revenue current customers provide, or to increase your total number of customers.  The simplest and most direct way to reach your audience, and allow them to reach back, is through online media.  Continuing this 5 article series, I hope to enlighten…

Startup "Go Try It On" Makes Sure You Look Damn Good

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / April 8, 2010

What is the story behind Go Try It On? While getting ready with friends, Marissa noticed that no matter which friends she was with…everyone would ask the same questions in the moments before going out…”How do I look?” … She also realized when home, alone…there was never anyone to ask about her outfit! She thought, “wouldn’t it be great if there was a website where users could go,…

Company Takeover: Turns Successful Rebuild

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 6, 2010

April 6, 2009 is truly a day I’ll never forget.  Exactly one year ago the online retail company that I started (as a 50% owner) in 2006 was ripped out from under me.  The company I created at the age of 26, that doubled in revenue for three straight years was being taken from me.  With my wife due with our first child in less than one month and my…

The Making of a Million Dollar Newsletter: Thrillist

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / April 5, 2010

We had the chance to catch up with Ben Lerer who is one of the founders of Thrillist along with Adam Rich. Thrillist is a free, daily email for guys. The newsletter gets guys the best of their cities food, drink, entertainment, travel and events. Thrillist has been funded with roughly $200,000 and has over 1.7million subscribers in 16 cities. The New York based newsletter is growing fast…

Is Your State About to Put You Out of Business?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 2, 2010

Your biggest tax issue for 2010 and beyond could very well be something you’ve never even heard about: nexus. But the tax risk isn’t from the increased IRS audit force, or the hundreds of federal tax law changes that happen every year. The tax issue is with your state. Or the state next door. Or a state you’ve never even visited. If you have a business, you are…

5 Tips to Work More Effectively From Home

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 30, 2010

Through recent advances in technology, the number of individuals working from home offices has greatly increased in the past decade.  When individuals have taken the proper steps, home offices allow one to work from the comfort and convenience of home without sacrificing productivity.  There are a variety of reasons why individuals would choose to work from home.  Those who own and operate their own small business may choose…

Embody Your Organization’s Mission: Live Like The Summit Series Travel Team

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / March 22, 2010

At Under30CEO we are constantly pushing people to do what they are passionate about, to live a life that actually fulfills them and to make sound decisions independent of what society wants us to do. It’s about having that “go-getter” mentality and living a lifestyle that excites you every single day. We sat down with the Travel Team from The Summit Series an earth shattering weekend long conference…

How to Use CNN’s iReport to Market Your Company

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / March 17, 2010

Photo via CNN.com File it under trendy but true: Online video will be a transformative marketing tool for entrepreneurs in 2010. Online viewers consumed 33.2 billion videos in December alone, with the average viewer taking in nearly 190 per month last year, according to recent statistics from comScore. That represents a staggering 2 billion jump in total videos watched from just a month before. Multimedia represents an increasingly…

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