How do you increase your product lock-in?
How do you increase your prices without upsetting your customers?
The other day I was reading a great blog post by Brian Halligan, CEO and Co-Founder of Hubspot on going from Startup to Scale-Up.
One area that I loved was his thoughts on the “Monetization Decision” Read More
GoDaddy is the ultimate revenue optimization service.
Have you bought a domain from them lately?
How hard is it to buy a $14.99 domain? Read More
MaritimeVacation.ca was my first company.
In hindsight it should’ve been a huge success since it was a vacation rental website.
Yep, like AirBNB or VRBO.
And with the first mover advantage (I started it in 1999) I should’ve been primed for success.
But I wasn’t. Read More
Do you hate shady internet marketers as much as I do?
Thought so… truth is, most of them are just peddling crap.
What’s crazy though, is some of them are KILLING IT online.
Why? Read More
Last week I had a call with Jamie.
Jamie was excited about his startup idea.
He even went as far as building a fully functioning product.
It had a great marketing site and a decent looking pricing page.
Now, when I looked at the pricing I knew something was off. Read More
Startups typically don’t die from starvation (lack of opportunity), they usually die from indigestion (taking on too many things at once).
Have you ever felt overwhelmed, and worse, realized it was totally SELF IMPOSED?
Come on, be honest.
I know you have, because I’ve done it MANY times in the past… Read More
Would you believe that out of the 30+ companies I’ve invested in, only 6 of them send me consistent updates?!?
Sure I already have some “skin” in the game…
… but if you want my heart and my mind, you need to keep me hooked on the journey. Read More
Do you know the story of Plenty of Fish (POF)?
Maybe you’re a member?
What I love most about the story is the way its founder, Marcus Frind built it.
He didn’t raise a bunch of money.
He didn’t dump all his life savings into the startup.
He didn’t even quit his job and jump in full time.