Build a Team

It takes a village to raise a startup or build a team. Most startups are built by a strong willed and determined (at least for a short while) entrepreneurs. Most startups fail. So what does this mean? Strong willed and determined founders are…failures? Maybe that is exactly what it means or maybe not. Founders can…

New (Wrong) Direction

Let’s just say I’m intrigued. In school, have you ever completed a homework assignment, only to realize that the problems you’ve just spent 2 hours solving were not the ones assigned to you? So now you must spend an additional 2 hours solving the correct problem or risk getting a zero. Then after spending the…

How to grow when you’re a nobody

I enjoy reading blogs touting advice on how to grow to 1,000 users in 10 minutes. It’s satire. It’s comical, because in reality, there is no 10-step or 30-minute advice that can help a new startup grow its userbase and sustain that growth. Instead of spending precious time reading these comedic pieces of literature, I’ve…

No one is listening

Once the product is ready for its debut, it’s time to let the world know. So you do. You just forgot one thing….No one cares. Absolutely no one is listening. For Leaflets, we developed a 12-channel marketing strategy in order to test the waters and see what will work for the immediate and near future…

The Guide For Singles on Valentine’s Day

Nowadays, it’s almost a crime to be single during Valentine’s Day. When you’re single others automatically think you’re bound to wallow by your lonesome come February 14. When being single doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the year’s most romantic day. Whether you just wrapped up a relationship or are intentionally single on Valentine’s, there are…

Down the stretch

We look to the left, then we look to the right. We then turn on the jets and head to the finish line. Nerves have set in. Did we fix all of the bugs? Will anyone actually download it? Will it work? Will it fail? These are all questions “time” will have to answer. In…