The Tech Scene In Eugene Oregon Has A Media Problem
For the short time that I’ve been living in Eugene, Oregon there’s one problem I can’t escape. It echoes through slack channels and even over casual beers. The issue appears during high-brow parties, and at local meetups. I’ve spoken to a Wall Street Journal reporter and city level organization directors about it. The problem attacks […]
Building A Side Project Meat Grinder
If you’re anything like me you have a lot of ideas. So much so that it can be hard to figure out what to execute on next. That’s when you need an idea meat grinder. You use an idea meat grinder to find good ideas by filtering out all your bad ones. Take every […]
The meat grinder approach for startup ideas
I first heard of the meat grinder approach for finding startup ideas in a post by Tyler Tringas. Tyler doesn’t try to find good business ideas. He uses the meat grinder approach to filter out all the bad ideas he has.
How To Avoid My Business Mistakes
The final text was sent. I lowered my head and let out a long sigh. Looked up at my wife and said, “It’s done…”. I had just shut down the business I had started almost 2 years ago called Samson. For those of you who don’t know, Samson was a service that allowed Barbers to manage their schedule […]
Growth Hacking In 4 Deceptively Simple Steps
How did companies like Uber, Airbnb, and Dropbox have rapid growth while going against tough competition? Ryan Holiday would say it’s because they use a new set of marketing strategies called growth hacking. He explains how in his book Growth Hacker Marketing: A Primer on the Future of PR, Marketing, and Advertising. I recently finished reading Growth […]
Five Unexpected Testing Roles In Your Startup
Making sure that your company delivers a great product takes everyone in the company to gets involved. The quality of your system is also a team effort. Here are a few roles whose main task aren’t test related but they still help improve the quality of your system.