Tag: Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki speaks about social media at San Diego Venture Group

Guy Kawasaki speaks about social media at San Diego Venture Group

| June 29, 2009 | Reply

Image via Wikipedia Last week, I attended the San Diego Venture Group's Summer meeting. Guy Kawasaki spoke about social media and introduced the audience a few sites worth checking out. The two that I 've found most useful has been http://tweetdeck.com and http://objectivemarketer.com From the SDVG: Hello, Thank you for attending yesterday's SDVG breakfast program […]

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Escape from your cubicle and start your own company

Escape from your cubicle and start your own company

| May 6, 2009 | Reply

Here is a great interview between Guy Kawasaki and Pamela Slim I found on American Express OPEN forum. It's worth reading by anyone fed up with being a cog in the wheel. There is no better time to start a business than now. Big companies are laying off people, the cost of acquisition is dropping […]

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Twitter for Business

Twitter for Business

| April 29, 2009 | Reply

TakeLessons is actively engaged in using social media to share our ideas, hear customer feedback, and start interesting conversations about things going on in our industry. It takes time and effort to be a 'real person' instead of an untouchable brand, but we feel the benefits will pay off over time by helping establish us […]

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The Satisfaction of Bootstrapping

The Satisfaction of Bootstrapping

| December 5, 2008 | Reply

I've been fortunate to be involved in several business start-up. Some have done well, others flopped. Some were well-funded, others were not. A natural inclination is to think that those companies that were well-funded did the best, but that's not always the case. Some of the most rewarding companies start off in a spare bedroom […]

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Fundraising: Plan B

Fundraising: Plan B

| October 12, 2008 | Reply

Guy Kawasaki has an excellent post on Plan B: Another way to grow your company. Over the past few years, I've seen so many companies with stars in their eyes. I know what it looks like – I've been there myself. Somehow, the idea of a big round of venture funding solidfies their existence and […]

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