The ability to work from home is a dream that countless people have. They dream of things like working in their pajamas, not having a boss, and setting their own work hours. Many people achieve this dream, but soon learn the harsh reality. The things they have dreamed of for so long turn out to… Continue reading My Home Is My Office: Getting Real About Working From Home
Traditional marketing advice often presumes that its listeners have a high level of self-confidence and a complete lack of self-doubt. However many small business owners and freelancers find that this does not come naturally to them, and they feel utter dread at the prospect of self-promotion. If the thought of phoning up a stranger and… Continue reading The Shy Person’s Guide To Successful Marketing
Following the recent flat design trend that is happening on the desktop and mobile web this study shows a beautiful, more minimalistic brand design with less bling-bling. The images speak for themselves, take a look.
I usually begin my mornings with a look on my smartphone. I check for server alerts, what the weather is like, important mails I might have missed and swipe around to snooze my alarms. If the kids are already awake I make the older one a quick breakfast. While she eats I make myself coffee… Continue reading Quiet And Distraction-Free. When I Forgot My Phone Charger.
A lot of people are propagating the lean startup methodology, i.e. releasing a minimum viable product to the masses and keeping an iterative approach with not much overhead. But what most people forget to think about is: when is the right time to kill my startup if it doesn’t get enough traction? This post sheds… Continue reading Kill Early And Often – Keeping It Alive Is Not Good Enough
With Berlin becoming more international day by day and an increased influx of capital I currently do not see any reason to leave Berlin to start a startup…expect maybe the sunshine rate 🙂 Startupbootcamp has an interesting startup cost comparison of the startup capitals Berlin, San Francisco and London.
Great and powerful street art.
Why Your Amazon Affiliate Site Is Failing Miserably Small Business Advice from Jason Fried of 37 Signals Lessons learned from growing LinkedIn to 175 million users Facebook Pages: Why I don’t like Nest thermostat or anything else anymore Windows 8 — Disappointing Usability for Both Novice and Power Users How I went from $100-an-hour programming… Continue reading Interesting Reads 11/19/12
Mr. Sam Sung works at an Apple store, no joke. The Loop reader Shaun O’Toole sent me this business card today. Sam Sung was helping his wife’s aunt. [via The Loop]