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…

What’s a business card?

Someone handed me a small piece of thick cardboard and said, “Here’s my information.” I took a picture of the card then preceded to throw it away. That small piece of paper is what some call a “business card” and others refer to it as a waste of paper. Within certain industries, I believe we…

Rejection

She said, “No. Well, she actually said, “Try again.” And by “she” I’m referring to Facebook. I don’t normally personify web applications, but this is a special case. Many entrepreneurs often confuse their business with their offspring. So I am keeping with the status quo when I say that my child was dumped by Facebook.…