How To Calculate Lifetime Value - The Infographic
One way to analyze acquisition strategy and estimate marketing costs is to calculate the Lifetime Value (LTV) of a customer. In this graphic we’ll briefly cover how to calculate LTV and how to use LTV to help solidify your marketing budget.
Who Are the Top Retailers on Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]
It's become practically mandatory that brands incorporate social media into their business strategy, causing retailers to compete for popularity in stores and on the Internet, too.
A look inside Leap Motion, the 3D gesture control that's like Kinect on steroids
Leap Motion's not the household name Kinect is, but it should be — the company's motion-tracking system is more powerful, more accurate, smaller, cheaper, and just more impressive. Leap CTO David...
Education vs Experience In The Startup Community [INFOGRAPHIC]
When it comes to starting up a tech company, what matters more to investors? A degree from an actual university or a degree from the University of Life? The popular myth is that you can build a huge Internet empire from your parents garage after school in the evenings and by the time you're in your teens, you're ready to match Mark Zuckerberg's bank balance.
Newswire | For U.S. Consumers, Different Stores Mean Different Smartphone Shopping Behavior | Nielsen
Mobile couponing is most popular at grocery stores, department stores and clothing stores; the more considered the purchase, the more smartphone shoppers rely on their smartphones.
How tiny Estonia stepped out of USSR's shadow to become an internet titan
The European country where Skype was born made a conscious decision to embrace the web after shaking off Soviet shacklesEesti keel | Estonian language version
The Mobile Playbook
The Mobile Playbook is a resource guide from Google to help businesses win with mobile. It features insights, case studies and recommendations on how any business can operationalize mobile.
Jailbreaking the Degree – TechCrunch
Jailbreak verb. 1 To get out of a restricted mode of operation. 2 To enable use of a product not intended by the manufacturer. Currently, the degree is the only meaningful “unit” of education to which employers give any credence. Of this dependency, TIME magazine writes, “The tight connection betw…
The Naive Optimist — How I lost 10% body fat, while launching a startup...
How I lost 10% body fat, while launching a startup (and raising kids) I spent my entire high school, college and post-college years being slightly ashamed of my body. I finally decided enough was...
The Naive Optimist — We work a 4-day week and just raised $4.75m
We work a 4-day week and just raised $4.75m I think there’s something messed up about the startup culture in the USA. The belief is that you have to work 6-7 days a week and spend all your mental...
The Best Annual Tech Startup Events In Europe – TechCrunch
Well, I guess I'm about to be shot down here. For a while I've been contemplating a post about all the annual events in Europe which are specifically relevant to tech startups. Now when I say that, I do not mean hacker meetups in bars, or monthly events in various European cities. I mean Annual con…
It’s all about finding and hiring people smarter than you. Getting them to join your business. And giving them good work. Then getting out of their way. And trusting them. You have to get out of the way so YOU can focus on the bigger vision. That’s important. And here’s the main thing… you must make them see their work as a MISSION.