Dan Blacharski

Dan Blacharski

Author of "Dotcloud Boom: How born-in-the-cloud entrepreneurs are shaking up the world's biggest tech companies and creating the next generation of startup millionaires."

Dan Blacharski is a thought leader, advisor, industry observer and PR counsel to several Internet startups. He has been widely published on subjects relating to customer-facing technology, fintech, cloud computing and crowdsourcing. He lives in South Bend, Indiana with his wife Charoenkwan and their Boston Terrier, "Ling Ba."

4 New Ways to Self-Fund Your Startup
Startup Funding

4 New Ways to Self-Fund Your Startup

Bootstrapping is a perfectly viable option, unless you're launching a business that needs staff, equipment or contractors, in which case you need money.
5 Reasons Why Nobody Cares About Your Big Idea
Marketing

5 Reasons Why Nobody Cares About Your Big Idea

A great idea poorly sold is called failure.
Future Startups Will Succeed Only If They Acknowledge These Harsh Realities
Cloud Computing

Future Startups Will Succeed Only If They Acknowledge These Harsh Realities

Cloud computing is inexorably pushing the world to an integrated economy that politics can slow but not stop.
Gig Economy Platforms Are Creating A New Class of Entrepreneurs
gig economy

Gig Economy Platforms Are Creating A New Class of Entrepreneurs

Gig work, whether in preference to corporate jobs or because full time work is lacking, is absorbing an ever-growing portion of the labor force.
What Are Your Employees Doing When You're Not Looking?
employee monitoring

What Are Your Employees Doing When You're Not Looking?

Small businesses can benefit from employee monitoring, in the right circumstance.
Why Failing Fast Is the First Step Towards Success
Failure

Why Failing Fast Is the First Step Towards Success

If at first you don't succeed, you're right on schedule.
The Democratization of Software Development
Technology

The Democratization of Software Development

As-a-service platforms are part of the natural evolution of technology.
Get Ready for the DotCloud Boom
dotcloud boom

Get Ready for the DotCloud Boom

The website has gone from being a tool to talk about and advertise a business, to actually being the business.
Conscious Innovation in the Age of Millennials
Innovation

Conscious Innovation in the Age of Millennials

Employees want more than a paycheck. They want to be engaged in good work.
5 Ways New Companies Are Capturing the Growing Senior Market
Baby Boomers

5 Ways New Companies Are Capturing the Growing Senior Market

The Baby Boomer generation is social media savvy and has disposable income, making them a desirable customer base.
The Art of Persuading Customers to Tell Your Story Is Becoming a Science
Small Business - Big Impact

The Art of Persuading Customers to Tell Your Story Is Becoming a Science

Word of mouth remains the best advertisement. Modern marketing tools make it easier to spread the word wider.
For Product Placement Marketing, It's All About the Moolah
Product Placement

For Product Placement Marketing, It's All About the Moolah

Marketers are finding new places beyond film and television to promote their products.
How to Get Social Media Influencers to Notice You
Social Media Marketing

How to Get Social Media Influencers to Notice You

Get out of your comfort zone and engage with influencers on social media to spark organic growth.
Why High-Profile Speakers' Seminars and Workshops Don't Deliver
Leadership Development

Why High-Profile Speakers' Seminars and Workshops Don't Deliver

CEO offers advice on using online software to provide leadership development strategies for employees.
Gain Momentum in the First 100 Days. Or Else.
Startups

Gain Momentum in the First 100 Days. Or Else.

If you don't get it right at the start, you probably won't.