March 19, 2014

Stop begging on social, it looks pathetic

by David Spark

If you constantly barrage your friends with RT and “please share” requests, they’re going to get irritated. Earned attention comes from an investment in your community with real returns, not just superficial social shares. Continue reading

January 21, 2014

Free ebook: 58 annoying communications that must end

by David Spark

Every year we write a post listing our least favorite communication annoyances. Download the free ebook and here is what we’ve learned from writing these articles, and how people have responded to them. Continue reading

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August 28, 2013

Worst business advice given to women founders

by David Spark

At the Women 2.0 Founder Friday event at Google, I asked attendees about the worst business advice they’ve ever received. Here are their answers. Continue reading

August 13, 2013

17 productivity tips from founders & geeks

by David Spark

How some of the smartest entrepreneurs get through their day Target audience: Entrepreneurs, startups, developers, venture capitalists (VCs). You know what I’m never going to get? More hours in the day. What I need to do is find a way to make the most of the hours that I do have. At SF New Tech in San Francisco last month, … Continue reading

July 29, 2013

15 painful lessons you’ll learn working at a startup

by David Spark

Advice from entrepreneurs to smooth your journey Target audience: Entrepreneurs, startups, developers, venture capitalists (VCs). Working at a startup is a series of one painful lesson after another. Startup entrepreneurs tend to congregate at tech events to commiserate or brag about startup life. At the SF New Tech event in San Francisco earlier this month, I asked the attendees, all … Continue reading