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The biggest mistake startups make

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Your startup might have the best product or service to come dancing down the pike in years, but that hardly guarantees success, according to Liz Tinkham, a global manager at Accenture. In this Entrepreneur Thought Leader Lecture given last month at Stanford University, she argued, as odd as it sounds,...
The biggest mistake startups make
Developer suggests that Facebook was the problem with Facebook's app, not HTML5

The Biggest Mistake People Make On Twitter

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Note: This post was originally published on Inc and has been reprinted here with permission. If you’re just using Twitter to lurk, you can stop reading now: This advice does not pertain to you. But if you intend to use Twitter for any sort of marketing, whether for yourself...
The Biggest Mistake People Make On Twitter

Zuckerberg's first post-Facebook IPO chat by the numbers

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Here’s a quick look at some of the numbers Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared at his talk today at the Disrupt conference. 235 million people playing games on Facebook monthly. Zynga’s share may be going down but others like Kixeye are seeing their share grow. Facebook already has more than...
Zuckerberg's first post-Facebook IPO chat by the numbers

As Zuckerberg Publicly Laments Stock Drop, Facebook Share Price Rises

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Just hours after Mark Zuckerberg appeared at a tech conference to "lament" how the stock price of Facebook had halved, shares in the social network rose by 4.6 per cent, before settling at just over $20. The firm's founder was appearing at TechCrunch Disrupt - the first time he has...
As Zuckerberg Publicly Laments Stock Drop, Facebook Share Price Rises

David Aaker's Biggest Mistake? Not Tweeting Or Blogging Sooner

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How blogging and tweeting help brand guru David Aaker do his work--and how they can help yours....
David Aaker's Biggest Mistake? Not Tweeting Or Blogging Sooner

Jim Rogers: The Media Is Getting Eduardo Saverin All Wrong -- It's Very Expensive To Give Up Your Citizenship

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Last week it was reported that Eduardo Saverin, co-founder of Facebook, was renouncing his U.S. citizenship ahead of the company's IPO. But Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, who is a U.S. citizen and moved to Singapore in 2007, said Saverin renounced his citizenship a few months ago: "The press...
Jim Rogers: The Media Is Getting Eduardo Saverin All Wrong -- It's Very Expensive To Give Up Your Citizenship

Here's The Biggest Mistake People Are Making At Career Fairs These Days

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Recently, I was representing Business Insider at a journalism school career fair. To be fair, I won't name the school. But it's an excellent journalism school. I was there for four hours and I met 15 people, about half of whom were pre-scheduled to meet me. The rest were...
Here's The Biggest Mistake People Are Making At Career Fairs These Days

Zuckerberg: Facebook Stock Drop is Disappointing; Mobile Strategy is Misunderstood

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says it is “disappointing” that the stock has dropped as much as it has but said that the company’s mobile strategy that will guide its growth is “misunderstood.” “The performance of the stock has obviously been disappointing,” Zuckerberg said at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference on Tuesday....
Zuckerberg: Facebook Stock Drop is Disappointing; Mobile Strategy is Misunderstood

Mark Zuckerberg: Our Biggest Mistake With Mobile Was Betting Too Much On HTML5

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Today, Mark Zuckerberg revealed that Facebook’s mobile strategy relied too much on HTML5, rather than native applications Developing...
Mark Zuckerberg: Our Biggest Mistake With Mobile Was Betting Too Much On HTML5

Gas Powered Games cancels Kickstarter for 'Wildman'

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Gas Powered Games unplugged its Kickstarter campaign for ‘WIldman‘ this afternoon with four days left and more than $500,000 to raise. We’ve been reporting for the past month about how CEO Chris Taylor had to let go of nearly his entire staff in January due to poor funding on Kickstarter. But then a week later,...
Gas Powered Games cancels Kickstarter for 'Wildman'

Hangtime Looks To Be The Watercooler For Events At SXSW And Beyond

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OK, so maybe we said it would be hard for an app to break out at SXSW this year. But that isn’t stopping several startups from trying. One startup called Hangtime, from serial entrepreneur Karl Jacob, is looking to be the comprehensive rolodex of events at SXSW and beyond....
Hangtime Looks To Be The Watercooler For Events At SXSW And Beyond
News Corp's Joel Klein: Education Is A State-Run Monopoly That's Very Hard To Disrupt

4 Reasons Facebook Dumped HTML5 and Went Native

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Facebook made quite a splash when they released their native iOS app, not because of their app per se, but because of their conclusion that their biggest mistake was betting on HTML5, so they had to go native. As you might imagine this was a bit like telling a...
4 Reasons Facebook Dumped HTML5 and Went Native
One Of Facebook's Biggest Advertisers Describes The Stupidest Thing His Clients Do

Why Facebook is taking the long view on HTML5 mobile development

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg might have made headlines Tuesday calling the company’s focus on HTML5 the “biggest mistake we made,” but on Thursday, Facebook developers were clear: HTML5 isn’t even close to being dead. In fact, it’s playing a huge part in getting Facebook where it wants to go. In...
Why Facebook is taking the long view on HTML5 mobile development

Obama Wants You! (If You Can Code)

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The first-ever Technology Volunteer Field Office for President Obama had an open house last night in San Francisco. The goal is to recruit engineers to help with the campaign. Obama was an early adopter of social media, using Twitter in his 2008 campaign. This time around, Obama has participated...
Obama Wants You! (If You Can Code)

Digg’s Biggest Mistake: Removing the Top Users List - http://bit.ly/a5jxYN

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Digg’s Biggest Mistake: Removing the Top Users List - http://bit.ly/a5jxYN

Startup Spotlight: Therapy Exam Prep helps physical therapists master tests

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Miye Fonseca Miye Fonseca had been stewing on her entrepreneurial idea for more than five years when she finally made the leap. It didn’t take long for her to prove out the concept, either. Just a month after launching, the Redmond entrepreneur turned her first profit. Trained as a physical...
Startup Spotlight: Therapy Exam Prep helps physical therapists master tests

Hsieh's Biggest Mistake and Best Surprise Working on the Downtown Project

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Our latest PandoMonthly has come to a close, but not before Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh got the chance to talk about what he views as his biggest mistake and biggest surprise with the audacious Downtown Project. Hsieh didn’t actually choose a biggest “mistake,” but says that he’s been horrible at...
Hsieh's Biggest Mistake and Best Surprise Working on the Downtown Project
Facebook's Zuckerberg: 'The biggest mistake we've made as a company is betting on HTML5 over native.'

Microsoft Isn't The Only Tech Company Doing Forced Employee Ranking (MSFT)

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Microsoft has been taking a lot of heat over its employee review process known as "forced ranking" or "stack ranking." But Microsoft is far from the only tech company doing it. We've heard from employees at Dell, Accenture and Deloitte who tell us they've experienced the same sort of thing....
Microsoft Isn't The Only Tech Company Doing Forced Employee Ranking (MSFT)

Facebook's Editor Decides It Doesn't Need Editors

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Facebook's managing editor is leaving, but where does that leave its "news" feeds? Dan Fletcher, Facebook's managing editor, has said he's leaving the company in April to develop his own startup. Speaking at an event in Washington State University, Fletcher went as far as saying he thought the "biggest...
Facebook's Editor Decides It Doesn't Need Editors
Startup Spotlight: Kashoo’s iPad app looks to make accounting easy

CEO Dennis Crowley on Foursquare's Biggest Mistake

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For years, Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley has been South by Southwest’s “it boy.” He’s sharp, quick, charming, and it helps that his location-based app blew up at South By for the first time in 2009. But four years on, Crowley finds himself in a different place. Foursquare is in the...
CEO Dennis Crowley on Foursquare's Biggest Mistake

I’ve seen the future of social influence measurement, and it isn’t Klout

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(Editor’s note: this is a guest post penned by Jan Rezab, co-founder and CEO of Socialbakers, a company focused on social media marketing and measurement. It’s based on his personal experiences, so your opinion may differ.) The Klout score as a fun metric to express your social engagement – why...
I’ve seen the future of social influence measurement, and it isn’t Klout

LinkedIn CEO: The Biggest Mistake People Make Is Chasing A 'Hot Company' Or Promotion

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At Business Insider's Ignition 2012 conference today, Jeff Weiner spoke about how his father told him that he could do anything he put his mind to. "I assumed every kid got told the same thing," Weiner said, "it didn't occur to me until much later how much of an influence...
LinkedIn CEO: The Biggest Mistake People Make Is Chasing A 'Hot Company' Or Promotion

How Elon Musk Hires: 'It Matters Whether Someone Has A Good Heart'

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Technology entrepreneur and SpaceX founder Elon Musk told the audience at South by Southwest, a big conference in Austin, the biggest mistake he's ever made. It has to do with hiring the wrong people. For a long time, Musk says he hired talented people over kind people. He tries to...
How Elon Musk Hires: 'It Matters Whether Someone Has A Good Heart'

Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook IPO wasn't great, but new mobile and advertising products should help

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We all know that the Facebook IPO wasn’t that great. Mark Zuckerberg publicly admitted it while on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt. And now Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg went on camera during an interview with CNBC to reinforce what Zuckerberg said, but also said that while the team is disappointed in...
Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook IPO wasn't great, but new mobile and advertising products should help

16 Terrible Social Media Mistakes You're Making

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"What are the biggest mistakes that you find small business leaders make when using social media?" Marvin Powell, a Small Business Growth Consultant in Washington DC, posted that question on LinkedIn and 97 people responded. Here are the most common complaints."Thinking it's a sprint instead of a marathon" "I...
16 Terrible Social Media Mistakes You're Making
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