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.
You may not know that you can create Facebook Pages for your business. Sure, you’ve probably seen Pages for various things, lots of them silly. However, that does not diminish the potential inherent in creating a Facebook Page for your business, whether you sell a product or service.
If you have a main website, you can use your Facebook Page to promote and drive traffic to it. As a more personal note, you can use your Profile to post items or Notes regarding your business, even the creation of your business’ new Facebook Page to let your friends know about it.
Eighteen years ago I came up with an ad layout for Torres wine while working at an ad agency that held the account. It was one of three concepts I developed that I felt really proud of—so much so that I’ve consistently shown the rough comp in my portfolio at practically every job interview since then.