In the past few weeks, the same question of “who is your customer” has been discussed. Each of these conversations were completely unrelated to each other, but the general content was the same. So, it was with much delight that I saw Seth Godin wrote a post about this: Either you’re selling to people who… Read More Who Is Your Target Customer?
As many of you know, I tend to write about programming job trends every few months in different development segments. So, it was with much interest that I was pointed to a Wall Street Journal article regarding the shallow mobile app talent pool. I am not going to debate the benefits of mobile operating system… Read More Mobile Development Job Trends – April 2011
This is a guest post from David Murton, a professional writer and blogger. The old days of marketing were pretty simple: the business put up a billboard and tracked the increase in foot traffic and the upswing in sales. Modern day entrepreneurs have to be a lot more finicky. Billboards are no longer the end-all-be-all… Read More What Social Media Marketing Metrics Should You Pay Attention To?
Last month, Twitter celebrated its fifth birthday. I was surprised when I heard this, because it did not feel like it has been that long. However, I also realized that Twitter is now 5 years old and still has some basic issues. I am not going to complain about the issues directly, but I am starting… Read More Twitter, Possibly Facing Some Competition, Needs A Vision
When developing applications, most teams are focused on the features that the application must have. This is fairly normal given that many applications only manage data created by the application itself. However, more web applications or more similar to mashups than the client-server applications of the 1990s. That means that more data may be coming… Read More The Often Forgotten Task Of Data Integration
For whatever reason, more business and product design concepts have been bothering me. As is typical, Seth Godin writes a timely post that gets my brain moving. Things are different this time, this time he wrote two. His posts and my recent rant on communications guided my thoughts further. How you design your product influences… Read More On Product Design And Expectations
One of the issues that startups always seem to have is communication with its user base and developers. Over the past several weeks we have seen some really interesting examples in the different styles of communication from some popular startups. In particular, Twitter and LinkedIn have been communicating a lot with their users to much… Read More How Is Your Startup Communicating?