Here is your daily dosage of “Don’t judge a book by its cover!” IT Central Station, a company you have never heard of and with a name that, as a marketer, causes me physical pain, is one of the most impressive companies I have met in a while.
Over the past decade or so, I have learned some very valuable lessons about tech, marketing, business, and the intersection of the three. Sometimes, I learned those lessons the hard way and more often than not, I try to share them here so others can learn from my shortcomings. Following up is a perfect example.
Kaltura, a beast of a company, is doing some truly remarkable work in the video space. In fact, when people say to me that Israeli companies sell too early and don’t play the long game, I often send them Kaltura to look at.
Are you familiar with the phenomenon in which you are good at something or you possess some knowledge about a certain topic, and you take it for granted assuming everyone else is good at that too, only to discover that that is not the case? When something comes naturally to you, it is easy to dismiss it as trivial or insignificant, but often times, that assumption prevents you from sharing your wisdom and insights with others. That was a mighty long introduction, but let me explain why it is relevant.
At the foundation of business today is the ability to tap into your network’s network. That is true online and that is true offline. The conversation is almost always the same.
If you are an investor, and you are reading this, surely you will recognize some of the questions below. If you are an entrepreneur, you are reading this, these questions will be like knives in your eyes. Now, to be clear, I am not saying that these questions are not legitimate, they are, well, at least most of them are. What I’m saying is, they are painful for every entrepreneur to hear, and answer.
In today’s day and age, the one thing we all share in common, no matter who you are or what you do, is a network. As a result, a fundamental pillar of doing business in 2017 is asking and receiving intros to members of other peoples’ networks.
There are three types of people, those who love Casey Neistat, those who don’t get Casey Neistat, and those who live under a rock and have never heard of Casey Neistat.
This post is long overdue. It is 2017, and yet, on a daily basis, I get tens of irritating and ineffective messages on LinkedIn. But wait, we’re getting ahead of ourselves…
So much has been said and written about the absurd world of entrepreneurship and startups, A whole TV show has been created that depicts most of the absurdities pretty accurately.
It’s time. Time to write the inevitable post about Snapchat. I wrote it about Twitter here. I wrote a whole lot about Twitter here. I wrote it about Facebook here. It’s time for Snapchat. In case you have not noticed, Snapchat has become one of the most significant platforms on the social web and definitely the fastest growing.