Entrepreneur and Connector
An entrepreneur and connector, John Rampton is the managing editor of search-engine marketing news site
Search Engine Journal and founder of Palo Alto, Calif.-based Adogy, a marketing company specializing in helping startups. He also serves as an advisor to several startups in Silicon Valley.
Today, it's more about working for yourself than white picket fences.
Depression and despair are a sad reality for too many founders.
Introducing yourself to at least five people and really, really listening will help you make a splash.
Going to a business conference or industry event can either be the biggest waste of time or the best thing you've ever done for your business.
Need a little pep talk? These inspirational quotes should get you in the right frame of mind.
Tony Robbins says understanding humanity's six basic needs can be an entrepreneurial game-changer.
If you're often chided to be nice and fit in, it might be a sign you should follow your own path.
A scant five years ago startups didn't have access to the analytics commonly available now. The Instagram team improvised ingeniously.
Stone and co-founder Evan Williams teamed up because they resonated and trusted great things would follow.
Entrepreneurs exalt listening to their gut but first study the data.
Grow Your Business
Growth is the goal of every startup but when it comes, it brings its own challenges.
As long as there has been an online community, there have been people abusing anonymity simply to inflict hurt and harm. A lot has been learned about them.
Customer Relationship Management
Random complaints or compliments are no substitute for systematically keeping tabs what your customers have to say.
Businesses have been launched in dorm rooms and some, famously, have been launched by college drop outs. The cost in time and money of a degree are serious considerations.
Build your web page, button hole strangers, offer deep discounts, whatever it takes to make that first sale is worth doing.
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