Andrew Medal

Andrew Medal

Serial Entrepreneur, Digital Strategist, Web Designer, Author, Volunteer

Andrew Medal is the founder and CEO of creative agency Agent Beta, which fuses together clever and creative design with advanced technology to help companies and brands thrive. He recently published his first book, Hacking the Valley. Follow his personal blog at AndrewMedal.com where you'll find life advice, inspiration and entertainment.

5 Tips to Help You Overcome Startup Struggles
Startup Basics

5 Tips to Help You Overcome Startup Struggles

It's at these points that our strength, tenacity, resiliency, courage and motives as entrepreneurs are tested and sharpened.
6 Life Hacks Learned in Prison That Will Maximize Your Productivity
Productivity

6 Life Hacks Learned in Prison That Will Maximize Your Productivity

Spending a few years behind bars totally sucked, but at least I developed some good habits that I still follow today.
5 Definitive Laws First-Time Entrepreneurs Must Adopt
Starting a Business

5 Definitive Laws First-Time Entrepreneurs Must Adopt

Want to be a successful business owner? Replace these things you should stop doing with those you should start now.
50 Global Entrepreneurs Recommend 50 Books That Forever Impacted Their Lives
Books

50 Global Entrepreneurs Recommend 50 Books That Forever Impacted Their Lives

My Facebook group of business owners from around the world share their favorites.
11 Killer Free Tools to Launch and Build Your Startup
Tools

11 Killer Free Tools to Launch and Build Your Startup

Use all of the resources you can find to your advantage.
Hack PR for Your Startup With These 5 Tools
Public Relations

Hack PR for Your Startup With These 5 Tools

Creative publicity tricks will empower you to gain the exposure your company needs.
Use This 5-Question Zombie Apocalypse Formula to Choose Your Co-founder
Co-founders

Use This 5-Question Zombie Apocalypse Formula to Choose Your Co-founder

Building a startup comes with a whole ton of obstacles. Make sure you have the right person by your side.
5 Important Startup Lessons From 'Shark Tank'
Shark Tank

5 Important Startup Lessons From 'Shark Tank'

For a television show that's all about entertaining, the program has a lot to offer entrepreneurs.
6 Entrepreneurs You Should Learn From Now
Entrepreneurs

6 Entrepreneurs You Should Learn From Now

A short list of some of my favorite business leaders and where to read their insights.
7 Simple Ways to Start Your Dream Business Today
Starting a Business

7 Simple Ways to Start Your Dream Business Today

Stop procrastinating and begin living the life you want.
11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs
Books

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Here are some of my favorites that will assist anyone looking to start a business.
21 Tips for First-Time Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

21 Tips for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Starting on this wild path of business ownership? Check out this list of must-know advice.
5 Reasons Leaders Should Follow the Example of Tyler Durden From 'Fight Club'
Leadership

5 Reasons Leaders Should Follow the Example of Tyler Durden From 'Fight Club'

To be sure, I'm not advocating becoming a cult leader who advocates acts of domestic terrorism.
Opportunity Everywhere: Why and How You Should Cold Email Everyone
Email

Opportunity Everywhere: Why and How You Should Cold Email Everyone

Using this method has gotten me on the phone with celebrities and landed me as a contributor to this website.
3 Lessons From My Failed Business With a Guy I Met on Craigslist
Failure

3 Lessons From My Failed Business With a Guy I Met on Craigslist

If you've ever jumped into a relationship way too quickly, and let things get serious way too fast, you'll have a small glimpse of what happened.