Top Tax Tips Every Startup Needs to Know
Tax Compliance can be a pain. It’s not convenient for startup founders to think about taxes. Valuable time taken away from beating at your craft can be costly.
Greater Boston Startup Culture Meetup: Working Well
Long, sedentary days in the office can only lead to one thing: burnout. Preventing burnout is a challenge in any workplace, which is why the Greater Boston Startup Culture Meetup group stepped in to reveal the secrets of Boston’s healthiest startup cultures.
How to get more press in less than 30 minutes per day
Getting press is often more about being a good listener. If you carve out time to listen you’ll find more opportunities to get to know and engage the writers in your industry...
Lessons from Sending One Million Surveys
Nothing is loved or hated more in the world of marketing than the online survey...
Startup Office Trends in Boston - Locating Your First Headquarters
If you're a Boston-based startup looking for your first headquarters, you know that there are a lot of pieces to the puzzle...
How to focus in a startup? Make a daily “not until”.
At the end of every work day, before my head hits the pillow, I document all major objectives and accomplishments by day in a file called ~/sweller.plan.
Email Subject Line Performance
As the marketing person at a SaaS startup focused
on online cloud storage,
OfficeDrop, I obviously experiment a lot with email performance, varying
subject line, content, design...
Leaders: Ask Your Team This One Simple Question
Recently, on my way to work, I wrote our team at BuySellAds the following email: Tomorrow, I want each person to email me, privately, 1 thing that I can do to make their...
Lessons from HubSpot: 10 Keys to Ensure Success for Growing Companies & for Sales People
I had to write this post right away, before I forgot some of the details
or lost my train of thought...
When Selling is the Worst Way to Win Customers
Customers hate being sold to. They don’t mind getting expert help when
they want to buy something. But much of the time they are not ready to
buy, and one of the most...
Email Rookie Mistakes
I've watched some people struggling with some email blow ups and
frustrations over the years and I was just thinking about some of the...
Tools to Launch Your Startup on a Shoestring (Part 2)
This is the second part in a three part series about how to launch your
startup on a shoestring budget. In the first post, we looked at back
office and operational tools that enable...
Tools to Launch Your Startup on a Shoestring (Part 1)
During a Sunday afternoon last year, I came across an article about how
to quickly and cheaply launch a business. I had been wanting to start a
side project to get more familiar with...
Why 10 slides, 5 minute pitches and one pagers really matter
Fred Wilson wrote a good post recently on the optimal size for a slide deck. His thesis was skip the slide deck and do a great demo. I believe in demos, mockups, product samples or any other...