My coauthor Scott Allen and I continue to write about online networks, but for simplicity we’re not doing it here at TheVirtualHandshake.com. To keep up with our research, visit Teten.com and ScottSocialMediaAllen.com for our current writing.
Assembling a WordPress Website My mother and I met Daniella Norwood, the owner of ella j designs, and her husband Brian Bigda at a Lean Startup Machine weekend at which I was a judge. She did a great job redesigning my mother’s site, … [Continue reading]
On Wednesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Chicago-area investment adviser, Anthony Fields, with fraudulently promoting more than $500 billion in fictitious securities on several social media sites and issued two alerts and … [Continue reading]
I'm not going to bash Klout. plenty of others have done that already, and besides, I like getting free stuff, so, more power to them! I just want to have fun with them. A few weeks ago, I did a post about Wikipedia's fundraising ads, entitled … [Continue reading]
I gave a talk today as part of TEDx Silicon Valley on "Online Dating is the Future of Your Business". Here's the video and an expanded version of the slide deck. In the talk I discuss how some of the successful online dating startups are models … [Continue reading]
UPDATE: Chevy was so impressed with what all the participants produced, as well as the turnout for the voting, that they did the smart thing and decided to declare us all winners! Thanks to everyone for your support.I have a small favor to ask that … [Continue reading]
I am delighted to announce that I'm joining ff Venture Capital as a Partner. Official blog post and more details here. In addition, Michael Yavonditte, CEO of Hashable, is joining as a Venture Partner. Since 1999, ff has … [Continue reading]
That's right. Your website has never generated one single lead, and it never will. It may capture leads, qualify leads and convert leads, but it will never, ever, generate leads. Think about it. How does someone end up at your website? No one just … [Continue reading]