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CD8a: not pronounced ‘see data’ 🙂

At the launch of cd8a.com a couple of weeks ago, we were nowhere to be found on or near page 1 of a google for “cd8a”.  We’re now on page 1, with the goal of being first for that query and a number … Keep reading >>>

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Pitch Practice 03-28-2014

Full house at today’s session in the new, big conference room in the first floor event space at Atlanta Tech Village.  Thanks to Erin for the shout out during StartupChowdown.  We pitched, learned, and networked.

We had quite a few folks who were brand new to Pitch PracticeKeep reading >>>

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Startup Lesson 21: Change. is. hard.

So you’ve done your customer discovery. You’ve built your MVP. You’ve got some prospects lined up who said they’d move from prospects to customers.  You’re ready. Let’s do this!

Now remember what you set out to do: change the way your prospects overcame a problem in their business.  What’s the … Keep reading >>>

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Startup Lesson 20: A rant worthy of publication

A few minutes ago, Scott Henderson went on a bit of a Twitter rant utilized the power of twitter to post a thesis, defying people to interrupt him and tell him that Twitter is not the best place for such long winded diatribes, to bring some language to the crazy, … Keep reading >>>

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Startup Lesson 19: Just get to work

Startups are fun, and startups are hard. Getting through the hard parts – ups, downs, yes, no, rejection, an invoice, first customer, lost customer – is what makes it fun. You look back and wonder how you survived sometimes!  Any startup can be all-consuming.  And that’s just building the startup, … Keep reading >>>