Business

Defining grit and building mental muscle

If you’ve ever had a moment in your life when you thought you couldn’t go on… If you’ve ever accomplished something you never thought possible… If you’ve ever rallied in the face of adversity and fiercely overcome the same…

Can you learn to have grit?

When I first went to college in 2000, I was irresponsible. Sure, there were certain things I was great at staying on top of, but livings aren’t made solely atop drinking beer and half-assed school work. I failed out of college twice. You…
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Emoji domain names?!

I’ll be honest, I was an emoji resister for a long time. Initially, I just didn’t think they would catch on. What I failed to realize was that emojis convey full concepts, phrases, or actions in a single or couple icons.…

Amazon Prime Now truly delivers

Amazon Prime Now is now available in Austin, Texas. And, from how it appears on the Amazon Prime Now website, Austin is the exclusive launch city. From the moment I received the email about the launch of the service to the…

Why all Open Source projects matter

Before the internet, access to vast information and innovation was not always straightforward. Worldwide information infrastructure was built atop physical volumes of fragile paper text, and transmitted at rates that make a 14.4k modem seem lightning fast. Some say times were simpler then,…
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Discovery Engines vs Search Engines

Whether marketing a person, brand, lifestyle, or concept, producing helpful events and meaningful content are wildly important. But, how do successful event organizers and content producers get the word out? Effective event and content organizers focus on tools with built-in…
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6 Starter Ideas for Promoting Your Business

Do the free things first. Just because promoting your business can be free, doesn’t make it any less important to do. Take the time to tell people through social media, forums, interest groups, emails, local directories and other free methods…