Bring Your Business to The Social Web

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / September 9, 2011

Your customer’s buying patterns have changed. With the advent of DVR, online radio, and ad blockers, traditional “outbound” marketing tactics like commercials and paid advertising just aren’t working as well anymore. With this crazy upheaval in marketing, what’s a business owner to do? Say hello to the social internet. If you’re not a full time web developer or marketing guru, bringing your business to the internet, social networks,…

Get the Most Out of Your Social Media Interns

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 20, 2010

  There is no bigger buzz word than social media and it couldn’t be more trendy to hire interns to “take care of it”, but just because this college crowd has been using Facebook for years, does it really mean they will be able to grow your business online? Just Hiring Any Gen Y Won’t Do Your social media/viral marketing intern candidates not only need to be driven…

Young Tycoon Mark Zuckerberg Donates 100 Million to Newark Schools

by / ⠀Startup Advice / September 23, 2010

It was announced yesterday that 26 year old Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg would donate 100 million to the Newark school system this week.  The school system is one of the countries worst performing and will benefit greatly from such a large contribution. The money is being donated from Zuckerberg’s private stock in Facebook which is estimated to be around the 5 billion mark. This is one of the…

8 Things You Didn't Know About Mark Zuckerburg

by / ⠀Startup Advice / September 14, 2010

We all know the story of the nerdy billionaire who allegedly screwed over his real friends on the way to making about 500 million new “friends.”  But The New Yorker has recently published an incredibly in depth article on Mark Zuckerberg just before movie producer Kevin Spacey can tell his side of the story. Here are 8 Things You Didn’t Know About Mark Zuckerburg… 1. Zuckerburg lists his…

Mark Zuckerberg Prepares for Facebook Movie and IPO

by / ⠀Startup Advice / July 23, 2010

Read: 8 Things You Didn’t Know About Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Founder Talks Going Public and Denies Allegations Mark Zuckerberg has led the way for so many young tech entrepreneurs to take the leap of faith, drop out of school and chase their dreams.  While many opinions are mixed on Zuckerberg for his geeky arrogant ways and alleged wrongdoings, one thing is for certain–his idea caught on like wildfire.…

Social Media Series: Fan Page Faux Pas

by / ⠀Startup Advice / January 19, 2010

Whoever said Facebook was just another fad never saw the true potential of the Fan Page. And it seems that even the smallest of businesses are leveraging the platform and it’s more than 350 million active users. No surprise there, right? However, there is one key concept that many Fan Page Admins have yet to grasp. If you try to directly “sell” products or services to your Fan…

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