Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of People Stealing Your Ideas

When you have a great idea for a new business, product or startup are you reluctant to share it with the world? Most entrepreneurs seem reluctant to talk about ideas for fear of someone stealing and implementing them. When they do share them, they ask potential partners to sign non-disclosure agreements and jump through hoop […]

How to Find (and Use) Untapped Traffic Sources or: Why This Useless Website Gets 100,000 Visits A Month

  Ask most marketers for their favorite traffic sources and you’ll probably hear the usual suspects: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Reddit, Product Hunt and a few less well known others. There’s a reason you hear the same traffic sources mentioned over and over again amongst marketers: they’re huge, easy to access and designed to make sharing […]

How to Maximize Your Sale Price When Selling a Site on Flippa

Selling a website is a great way to generate cash, free up your time for other projects and reward yourself for your hard work. It can also be a difficult, stressful process in frustration that can result in you selling a website for less than you think it’s worth. I’ve sold several sites on Flippa, […]

How Tech Journalists Find Websites to Cover (and How to Get Them to Notice Yours)

Press coverage on a high-traffic, mainstream blog is often all it takes to catapult your website into the public eye. The power of the tech press has grown so massive that a lot of startup founders think that getting into TechCrunch is all it takes to make it. Over the last couple of years I’ve […]

5 Cheap Ways to Get Press for Your Startup, App or Website

Coverage in the mainstream media is one of the most effective ways to put your app, startup or website in front of millions of potential customers. The only problem is that getting press coverage, at least for a small company, is very difficult. Cold emailing journalists is a slow, time-consuming and boring process that rarely […]