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December 17, 2012
by Guntram Bechtold
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21 Facts about Fab.com: Design & Business

On good Days they make 500k USD per Day in Revenue. Quite a lot for a Business thats just over two years. Fab works with 8.000 Designers world Wide. The Network is their Success. They buy directly most of their … Continue reading

December 12, 2012
by Guntram Bechtold
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Getting 5000 Real Twitterfollowers within 1 Day

@Dronestream managed to get more than 5000 Followers in 1 Day. Thats how he did it: A real, new News Niche: Dronestrikes of the US Going trough all sources for that Topic, becoming the Autority Do facts and differentiate with … Continue reading

December 10, 2012
by Guntram Bechtold
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How to capture Ramit Sethi’s attention (or anyone’s)

A great excerpt from ramit sethi’s ebook, When I was heading up Marketing at RunKeeper, I took my first stab at PR by playing the volume game. I hammered out one canned pitch email after another. The result? A pathetic … Continue reading

November 10, 2012
by Guntram Bechtold
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PM Camp HD Sketches

During the last 2 Days i was invited to participate at one of the best Events I’ve ever attended. The PM-Camp is an outstanding Barcamp on Project Management. Stefan Hagen and his mates are organizing it once a year and … Continue reading

September 25, 2012
by Guntram Bechtold
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Development Workflow with Active Collab

Teamwork in Software development can smooth, if you keep the overview of your currently ongoing tasks. A workflow derived from scrum is the development process described below. This Workflow reduces confusion and brings focus to your teammembers   Creating Big … Continue reading

September 21, 2012
by Guntram Bechtold
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8 Guidelines to painless Marketing and Sales

Entrepreneurs and Startups often do have signficant problems with product marketing. Since Lean Startups start to market earlier, this phase might be entered earlier, yet its not necessarily easier. Start marketing now be knowing how to do it the easy … Continue reading

September 19, 2012
by Guntram Bechtold
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The Lean Startup: Principles matter not tactics

Things Learned: Tuning your product for Success is: Set Userbased KPI and Reviewdates at start the only way that you can get yourself to pivot is if you make concrete predictions ahead of time. these predictions need to be: Create … Continue reading

September 17, 2012
by Guntram Bechtold
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6 Key Learnings on the Lean Startup

Being an Entrepreneur is a way to view the world. Eric Ries points out that being an Entrepreneur is about being able to conduct defined Experiments. In his Book “How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses” … Continue reading