Benefits Of Working Remote
When you ditch your commute and settle into your home office, life changes for the better. Lets take a look at the benefits of working remote. No more commuting! This means you get to save time, money, and energy. The time you would usually spend commuting to the office can be replaced with sleep or quality time with family. Don’t feel like showering right away? Freshen up and work in...
How To Attract Tech Talent
Now more than ever, it’s really difficult to hire great talent in the tech industry. It’s a seller’s market with jobs-a-plenty, which means your company’s brand name won’t be enough to reel them in (unless of course you’re Apple or Google). How To Improve Your Chances So how *do* you attract top talent? In your job listing, try highlighting the challenges...
I came across SpeakPipe last night, thanks to a recommendation from a great blog post via @JosephBushnell. This app lets you place a widget with a custom message on your website so visitors can leave you voicemails. How it works Just hit record, leave a message, and approve it before sending. Your visitors don’t need an account to send you messages, and you can reply directly to keep...
Do You Secretly Hate Google?
I knew it! You’re not alone, I have a love/hate relationship with them too. You really don’t want to use Google as much as you do, but any professional will admit to the value of their services, which in many cases are must-haves. Here’s my “list of shame” - all the Google tools I use on a regular basis: Search Gmail Reader :( Analytics G+ You Tube Keyword...
Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action →
One video every entrepreneur should watch.
Bootstrap: Don't Mess With The Creative Process!
IMHO, there’s a beautiful process to bootstrapping which allows you to grow organically. You’re so passionate about your new endeavor you’re willing to invest in yourself. You know it’s not moving forward unless YOU do. I’ve found it valuable to brainstorm, plan, process, execute, play, process, and tweak. It takes time for anything to mature, sometimes ideas...
Forget the past and future, live in the moment.
Live in the future, then build what’s missing.– PG (via brycedotvc)
My name is Shayn Baron and I’m addicted to my startup. I go to bed excited about Crocagile. I wake up excited about Crocagile. Throughout the day and most nights, I work within Crocagile (eating my own dog food). When it’s my day off, I find myself working anyway. Some nights, It’s difficult to sleep because ideas constantly pop into my head. If I fight them, I end up tossing...
The huge fucking gap between old businesses and...
Old businesses are the last to place their bets on new media, and are particularly obtuse when it comes to social media and advanced technologies. For decades, the art of the slow-played hand has been the greatest asset for big business. They’ve watched, they’ve listened, and when a market began to prove itself, they jumped right in. But times, they are-a-changin. Here is the...
Is Twitter losing brands to Klout?
I recently had an idea for hand soap. I though it would be cool to have a counter on the bottle so you could see how many times you wash your hands in a day. To my surprise Softsoap wasn’t on Twitter and I had to reach them through Facebook. Why not Twitter? hmm. I did some digging and found Klout. Klout allows you to add all of your networks to their service (like Facebook, Twitter, etc.)...