Top 5 Favorite Hobbies of Successful Entrepreneurs

The following is a guest post by Jill Phillips. Jill is a freelance writer from Buffalo, NY. She is an aspiring entrepreneur and tech enthusiast, who loves to share her insight on various topics. When she is not writing, Jill enjoys taking photos and hiking with her dog. Connect with Jill via Twitter @jillphlps For anyone with an eight-hour day job, being…

7 Sorry Excuses For Not Doing Marketing Right Now

Working on marketing with young companies and founders can be very rewarding – and very depressing. Rewarding because there is so much these entrepreneurs can achieve with just a little hard work and some brains. Depressing, because there are the few that do not seem to want success and find so many lame explanations why marketing is not what they…

Startup Marketing: 3 Things to Do Now (even if you don’t have a product yet)

Last week in a workshop about marketing for young companies and startups some of the young entrepreneurs asked if there are some things in marketing we would recommend for every founder. And there are some things in marketing we think everyone should, at least, know about. And we would even suggest looking into some of these BEFORE you actually decide…

10 Reasons Why An Intern Will Not Solve Your Marketing Problems

Before all marketing interns now hit me: I am not saying you are not doing a good job. That is not what this is about. I have worked with great interns, and they were doing a great job. This is a plea for more acknowledgement of the importance of marketing in (young) companies. It sometimes shocks me out of my…

The Story of PR, not PR and Something Developing in Between

by Susanna Gebauer (@dreckbaerfrau) When we started out as entrepreneurs with a vision and an idea, to say the least, we were naive. We believed that PR would be a good idea to help with making our new startup know to a larger audience. It could have worked… Like so many other founders we loved our idea, and we firmly…

Are you crazy? Good!

by Jonathan Gebauer (@jogebauer) Let’s start with a quote. Not any quote but one that makes it very clear what I am going to talk about today: “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no…