Archive For The “Startups” Category

Why Facebook Messenger Day Crushes Snapchat Stories

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Why Facebook Messenger Day Crushes Snapchat Stories

​In 2014 roughly 2 billion photos were shared every single day. That number has obviously risen with the constant growth of social networks, new social networks coming out, and specifically photo sharing apps such as Instagram, Snapchat, and the like. In particular, Instagram has proved over the years that its photo sharing, commenting, liking, and other notable…

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The Valentine’s Day platform that I created in 2015

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The Valentine’s Day platform that I created in 2015

It seems as if I am always ahead of the curve when it comes to new and innovating software platforms, and sometimes hardware as well.   Some of you might know of the software platform that Godaddy Inc. launched a while back that I had previously invented 4 years prior to them…yup 4 years! Well,…

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The Aspect, First Grow Light Developed for Interior Design, Launches on Kickstarter

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The Aspect, First Grow Light Developed for Interior Design, Launches on Kickstarter

Soltech Solutions has officially launched their Kickstarter campaign for their revolutionary grow light, the Aspect. The Aspect is the first LED grow light developed specifically for interior design, allowing you to grow any plant – anywhere, while aesthetically enhancing any indoor space. With the Aspect, you can comfortably grow anything, from a pineapple to fresh…

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How I predicted Godaddy’s new app Flare 4 years ago

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How I predicted Godaddy’s new app Flare 4 years ago

In 2012 I had an idea called Grabea (Grab an Idea) for a platform that allowed people to post an idea onto a feed and the public could vote on those ideas.  If you posted an idea and it got enough votes, then it would go to the next level where the public could then submit why they are a…

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10 steps to being successful and taking control of your life

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10 steps to being successful and taking control of your life

So another year has passed, and you didn’t quit smoking cigarettes, didn’t lose those extra 30 lbs., didn’t find a new job, didn’t start that new business you’ve been dreaming about, and the list goes on. Well hopefully this will motivate you to change your life even by 10%. You CAN do these things and…

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Why investors should invest in entrepreneurs more than companies

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Why investors should invest in entrepreneurs more than companies

If you read tech blogs and news sites like TechCrunch, Mashable, CNet, and the like, you most likely see new startups getting funded every day. Some of the ideas are great, some are….well, pointless. You wonder why the amazing idea that you built, whether it be a website, a mobile app, or product isn’t getting the funding…

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What tools to use to best collaborate with your team

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What tools to use to best collaborate with your team

Running a tech startup or any business is difficult as you may know. One of the most difficult parts of running it is collaborating with your team. Organizing your tasks into various departments can be a headache, especially when you are the founder and must manage it all. Thankfully, there are plenty of free tools…

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Social Video Mobile Apps are the future and here’s why

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Social Video Mobile Apps are the future and here’s why

New mobile apps come out every day, some make it big, and some just trickle along. Apps like Instagram, Vine, Glide, Snapchat and others have made it big in the video and photo spaces. No wonder everyone is making social video mobile apps nowadays and raising lots of money doing so. I feel like I…

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The Hard Truth About Acquiring Your First 100,000 Users

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The Hard Truth About Acquiring Your First 100,000 Users

When running a tech startup you would think the hardest part about building your business is actually creating your product or software. The hard truth is that anyone can learn how to code a website or mobile app and then launch it themselves (or with a team of developers). The challenging part of getting the…

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Why Running a Tech Startup is one of the Most Challenging Jobs Out There

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Why Running a Tech Startup is one of the Most Challenging Jobs Out There

As most of you know, I am currently running my fifth tech startup and just launched the beta site last month. To most people, my job seems glorious, fun, exciting, and full of perks. But the truth is, running my tech startup is the most difficult, challenging, and stressful job I’ve ever had, and here’s…

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