With 24 hours to think about it, the sale of TechCrunch to AOL strikes me as a head-scratcher, even though TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington says it make complete sense. Of all the potential suitors, AOL would not have been on my list.
It’s tough being a startup. Not only do they need to create a product or service that fills a void or need (or, at least, convinces potential users they have a void or need that needs fillings), they have to do an
When I started my consulting business in January, 2009, one of my first clients was WineAlign. Created by Bryan McCaw, WineAlign is an online service that makes it easier to make smart buying decisions at the LCBO (the place where consumers in
A couple of weeks ago, I appeared on “Career Buzz”, a radio show on CIUT-FM hosted by Mark Franklin. The show is focused on exploring how people select and change their career path. It was an interesting opportunity to talk about what
Mitch Joel wrote a post earlier this week in which he talked about how much he liked waking up early. “I’ve learned to embrace, love and be inspired by the quiet of the early morning and the silence of the world,” he
For many companies exploring the idea of social media or taking the plunge into social media, it often makes sense to seek external help. One of the options is hiring a social media consultant, which is no easy task given the number