Aaronontheweb submitted the following stories to BizSugar

From the Page: "Advertising and promoting are important marketing tactics but they are not nearly as crucial as the process of understanding your market. Marketing is like hunting - advertising is a lot like firing your gun at your target, but just '"firing your gun' doesn't do you any good if you don't know where the game is." Read More

No Yelpers

No Yelpers - http://www.business-opportunities.biz Avatar Posted by Aaronontheweb under Public Relations
From http://www.business-opportunities.biz 4427 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 1, 2008 12:39 pm
From the Page: "Mr. Ranjbin, who said that amateur reviews can hurt his business, said some had misquoted him or called his employees names, but that Yelp had refused to take these comments down. Yelp rarely removes reviews, even when advertisers complain, preferring to let the crowd have its say." Read More

Why Startups Fail

Why Startups Fail - http://www.vcdave.com Avatar Posted by Aaronontheweb under Startups
From http://www.vcdave.com 4431 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 27, 2008 1:47 pm
From the page: "An entrepreneur recently asked me why startups fail. Startups fail because they run out of money. You're probably thinking, 'Tell me something I don't already know!' Read on and you'll see that statement is deceptive in its simplicity." Read More
From the page: "There's a small but growing trend in which companies are choosing to give employees money toward their personal laptop, rather than providing a company-issued portable. British Petroleum is among the companies that is trying the approach." Read More
From the Page: "When I founded SmartDraw.com I was a software developer not a manager. Not that this mattered much because the only person I needed to manage at the time was me! As the company grew, management was "thrust upon me", and I learned four techniques I still use to manage people and projects effectively." Read More

Trackur - Online Reputation Monitoring Tool

Trackur - Online Reputation Monitoring Tool - http://www.problogger.net Avatar Posted by Aaronontheweb under Public Relations
From http://www.problogger.net 4432 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 27, 2008 5:49 pm
From the page: "Trackur is an online reputation monitoring tool that has been developed for companies and individuals wanting to take a serious look at what is being said about them in the blogosphere. I can also see the possibilities for using this tool for higher end bloggers who want to track what's being written about them and/or their niche Read More

Why Raising VC Funding Does Not Equal Success

Why Raising VC Funding Does Not Equal Success - http://onstartups.com Avatar Posted by Aaronontheweb under Raising Capital
From http://onstartups.com 4433 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 23, 2008 6:56 pm
Getting a round of funding from venture capitalists is not really "success". Sure, it demonstrates that some really smart people think the opportunity is big enough to invest money in it, but it's not success. Sure, it provides some credibility that will help recruit employees, get customers and sign-up partners -- but it's not success. Read More

How To Make It Hard For People To Find Your Startup Online

How To Make It Hard For People To Find Your Startup Online - http://onstartups.com Avatar Posted by Aaronontheweb under Startups
From http://onstartups.com 4434 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 25, 2008 6:07 pm
From the page: "I'm going to presume that most startups would like to be found online by people (you know, like potential users or -gasp- customers) . People try really hard to get their internet marketing "right" so as to increase their chances of being found by the right people online. There's a whole industry based on this need. I shoul Read More
My background is primarily in software development and like most modern forms of work it's very much a project-driven field. Software developers are notorious for always delivering their projects late and over budget. Why? Because project managers don't fully scope out all of the tasks that must be done, and then they assign arbitrary times to t Read More

Why the Organization Chart is Not Obsolete

Why the Organization Chart is Not Obsolete - http://blog.smartdraw.com Avatar Posted by Aaronontheweb under Human Resources
From http://blog.smartdraw.com 4439 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 18, 2008 8:37 pm
"As someone who has built a business from one person to 40 (and growing fast) I think most entrepreneurs misunderstand org charts and their value even to the smallest business of just one person. Yes, I'm serious: A one person organization that aims to grow needs an org chart!" Read More
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