Tag Archives: 500 Startups

How peter shih destroyed his startup with one stupid blog post

Peter Shih And When Keeping It Real Goes Horribly, Unspeakably Wrong

Fact: San Francisco summer weather is terrible.  It can ruin your day, but it’s your choice to let it ruin your life. At the risk of piling on, Celery founder Peter Shih probably wishes he had published his now-infamous blog post “10 Things I Hate About You; San Francisco Edition,” to Snapchat instead of ascendant content [...]

Asking for help is not a sign of weakness

How To Ask For Help

As an entrepreneur you probably feel like a failure if you have to ask for help. It’s not true. It’s actually a sign of strength. We can’t do everything well, and the point comes when we hit our limits. Asking for help is the acknowledgement that someone out there can do a better job, or [...]

Small Business Public Relations

PR Tips Podcast 003: SlideShare For Startups With Kevin Fisher

SlideShare is a sleeping giant for startups and small businesses that want to turbocharge their public relations and content marketing efforts. Despite being one of the top 150 sites on the Internet– responsible for 3 billion pageviews and 60 million unique visits–SlideShare is one of the most underutilized and powerful content marketing tools that you’ve probably [...]