Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer. Frequently covers digital media.
Geoff Weiss is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com who frequently covers digital media.
Google's CFO Quits Company in 'Perfectly Fine Midlife Crisis Full of Bliss and Beauty'
Work-Life Balance

Google's CFO Quits Company in 'Perfectly Fine Midlife Crisis Full of Bliss and Beauty'

Patrick Pichette is leaving the search giant to spend more time with his family -- and, he insists, he actually means it.
Meerkat Was Just a Side Project. Here's How it Became a Viral Sensation.
Pivots

Meerkat Was Just a Side Project. Here's How it Became a Viral Sensation.

Meerkat, which enables users to stream live videos over Twitter, is one of the most buzzed-about apps on the market today.
Mark Zuckerberg: I Would Only Hire Someone to Work For Me If I Would Work For Them
Hiring

Mark Zuckerberg: I Would Only Hire Someone to Work For Me If I Would Work For Them

Facebook's CEO shared wisdom on hiring and delegation during the latest installment of 'Q&A with Mark.'
Free 'Pablo' Tool Generates Engaging Social Graphics in Under 30 Seconds
Graphics

Free 'Pablo' Tool Generates Engaging Social Graphics in Under 30 Seconds

The tool lets users create graphics overlaid with text in order to fuel engagement on social media and blogs.
Meet the 91-Year-Old Who Is Finally Living Her Dream as a Tech Designer in Silicon Valley
Ageism

Meet the 91-Year-Old Who Is Finally Living Her Dream as a Tech Designer in Silicon Valley

The team at IDEO, an innovation and design firm, is inspired by Barbara Beskind's unique perspective and enthused by her resolve.
This Standalone Smartwatch Is Designed for Both Children and Senior Citizens
Smartwatches

This Standalone Smartwatch Is Designed for Both Children and Senior Citizens

With child-tracking capabilities and a 911 emergency feature, the Burg 31 doesn't need to be tethered to a mobile device in order to place calls or send texts.
From Apple to SoulCycle: Here's How Cult Brands Breed Loyalty and Fanaticism
Branding

From Apple to SoulCycle: Here's How Cult Brands Breed Loyalty and Fanaticism

Panelists at Social Media Week in New York City discussed how aspiring brands can achieve cult status.
Princeton-Founded 'Friendsy' App Looking to Recapture Facebook's Early Magic
College Entrepreneurs

Princeton-Founded 'Friendsy' App Looking to Recapture Facebook's Early Magic

With 25,000 users and $200,000 in funding, the social network is now rolling out to all campuses nationwide.
Start Early, Aim Low, Keep It Short: How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign (Infographic)
Infographics

Start Early, Aim Low, Keep It Short: How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign (Infographic)

Ideally, entrepreneurs should ask for as little money as possible and set up campaigns that run no longer than 30 days.
Analyst: Facebook Native Video Will Thwart YouTube's Throne in a Matter of Months
Online Video

Analyst: Facebook Native Video Will Thwart YouTube's Throne in a Matter of Months

Industry analyst Jan Rezab said that a tide shift will occur about four months after Facebook offers users the opportunity to sell ads against their videos.
It's About Time: Apple Likely to Divulge Watch Details at Upcoming Event
Apple Watch

It's About Time: Apple Likely to Divulge Watch Details at Upcoming Event

The tech giant sent out invitations reading 'Spring Forward' for a media event to be held on March 9, the day after Daylight Savings Time begins.
This 15-Year-Old Founder Is Raking in Six Figures With Her Booming Babysitting Business
Young Entrepreneurs

This 15-Year-Old Founder Is Raking in Six Figures With Her Booming Babysitting Business

Nannies by Noa has posted reported revenues of $375,000 after being founded three years ago by Manhattan-born tween Noa Mintz.
The 3 Most Awesomely Absurd Campaigns on Kickstarter Right Now
Crowdfunding

The 3 Most Awesomely Absurd Campaigns on Kickstarter Right Now

The power of the crowd is real. And so is people's ability to create the wackiest things possible.
Nike's Instagram Videos Have Helped Boost Following by Over 200 Percent
Video Marketing

Nike's Instagram Videos Have Helped Boost Following by Over 200 Percent

Since last April, the iconic sportswear brand has grown from 4 million to 12 million followers -- due in no small part to its social video strategy.
Mark Cuban Bashes YouTube Strategy: 'What Have They Done Right?'
YouTube

Mark Cuban Bashes YouTube Strategy: 'What Have They Done Right?'

The 'Shark Tank' star may still be stinging from his own failed online video venture.