This is a great list for anyone considering starting a business or running a business. 10 Things MBA Schools Won’t Teach You is the latest post on Dharmesh Shah’s site, OnStartups.com.
Postcards are a great medium. Their size and shape recalls that of a poster and they allow for more visual appeal because of that. If you subscribe to the notion that your advertising efforts should strive for the pin-up factor (the idea that someone might pin your ad to their cubicle), then postcards are a medium that you should seriously consider.
This weekend I attended my first WordCamp, WordCamp San Francisco 2009. And here are the top 11 best things about the day’s events.
This is a continuation, in a way, of my previous post entitled “But Microsoft doesn’t make PCs….”
Mac has responded beautifully to Microsoft’s latest condescending ad campaign where they pay folks to buy a PC and as these folks browse for the appropriate computer, at a big box store, they invariably have a dismissive comment to make about the Mac — the lonely single Macbook in the entire store it seems. They say things like, “Macs seem more about design than anything else.”
Beyond Hastings’ proposal that anybody who earns over $1 million should be taxed at 50 percent, instead of having their salaries capped at $500,000, Newman identifies what Hastings apparently knows and what the Wall Street fatcats don’t, which is how vitally important it is for companies “to form an emotional bond” with their customers.