Why Videos Go Viral

This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog Did you know even the most watch videos –like Sh*t Girls Say, or the “Friday Song” by Rebecca Black that you might remember seeing on Vimeo, YouTube or elsewhere, did not necessarily start out being popular.

Why we like WordPress and kittens…

Why we like WordPress and kittens…

 This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog Folks often ask us: What CMS platform should I build my website on? The answer is: It depends…

One key element in Marketing Effectiveness is…

One key element in Marketing Effectiveness is…

This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog One key element in marketing effectiveness is right timing –that is right timing for the target prospect to notice and/or consider your offer. The wisdom in repeating your ads/marketing messages is in that if you do it right, you’re increasing the chances of finding that right timing for your audience to notice/consider your offer. Key reasons to repeat your […]

A productivity tool to manage your tasks: Hourglass

A productivity tool to manage your tasks: Hourglass

Lifehacker has an interesting article on how to use a timer to get more things done by creating a system whereby you dash through your-to-do list; and keep the time as you do it. Here’s an excerpt from the original article: Stop Procrastinating and Dash Through Tasks with a Timer Trick yourself into starting by deciding to work on the task for just a handful of minutes and guarantee yourself […]

7 Things that Randy Pausch Knows About Time Management

7 Things that Randy Pausch Knows About Time Management

This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog Most people saw Randy Pausch’s The Last Lecture through the YouTube videos going around in 2009, 2010. His book The Last Lecture gives a little more depth to his presentation, his principles, and his life. An interesting chapter in his book is when he talks about what he knows when it comes to time management. Here are the 7 […]

Where do you go when you really need to get work done?

This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog 37 Signals Founder Jason Fried says that the your regular office isn’t a good place to do get work done. Your regular office may include your brick-and-mortar daily office location (including your home office). Where do you really go when you really need to get some serious work done? Fried says he typically gets three kinds of answers to […]

Email Productivity Tip (for Desktop Email Clients)

Email Productivity Tip (for Desktop Email Clients)

This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog Email and I are not friends… Aside from the fact that I find email a weak way to communicate (particularly when you’re dealing with multiple team-members), I just think that there is just too many of it. Plus it’s a constant interruption. I use Microsoft Outlook, and like most people when a new email pops up in my computer, […]

How to Build A Local Startup Community in Flagler County

How to Build A Local Startup Community in Flagler County

The “Flagler County Economic Development Summit” concluded on May 13, 2011. A document compiled by the 5 focus groups was presented on the final meeting. The five focus groups were: Robust Entrepreneurial Environment & Organic Growth Linked Responsive Talent Delivery Maximize Regionalism Strong Target Industry Investments Exceptional Customer Service Here is the Flagler County Economic Development Summit Presentation as presented on May 13th; which is a compilation of individual focus […]

What is an Angel Investor?

What is an Angel Investor?

An Angel Investor, is an individual who would typically invest up to $150,000 in raw, early stage Web and Tech Startups, and who can stomach significant risk in their investment. An Angel Investor typically also has past entrepreneurial or specific industry experience. Angel Investors (frequently referred to as “Angels“) are affluent individuals who have had extensive business experience in one or more entrepreneurial ventures or in Startup environments. An Angel […]

What kind of Funding to Avoid for your Small Business

This blog post previously appeared in the Old Office Divvy Blog A common problem for Small Business in the last few years has been funding your existing business or new Startup business idea. Banks are clammed up, looking for maximum security and maximum return. SBA tries to fund small business, but only (okay mostly) giving out secured loans, and unfortunately your house doesn’t have much or any equity any longer. […]