11 commentsOctober 7, 2014
6 years ago I started a company called Kickflip Inc. At the time, I was the #1 largest Facebook app developer.
Every week Facebook changed its API and we had to change our apps and games constantly. We were forced to play by their rules and they governed how we interacted with our own customers/players.
Kickflip eventually morphed into Gambit — a payments company that worked with Zynga, Tagged, Gaia Online, Disney and more.
Then one day Facebook banned us.
181 commentsSeptember 9, 2014
This is a post by Paul Shapiro. Make sure you check out his blog, Search Wilderness and follow him on Twitter.
LinkedIn has opened the floodgates to a world of content with their new publishing platform and it’s an amazing way to expose your writing to a highly-professional network of readers.
Top influencers are already publishing on LinkedIn, so people are seeking out content on the platform to read. This cannot be said about your typical WordPress blog.
Despite its awesome content marketing potential, The LinkedIn [...]
150 commentsJuly 22, 2014
This is guest post by Garrett Moon, Founder at CoSchedule
Here at CoSchedule, we help our customers plan their blog and social media content on a single drag and drop calendar. This is cool, but what it really means is that we have access to a ton of data about blog headlines, including where those headlines get shared online.
After reaching nearly 1 million blog post headlines in our system, we began wondering about what they could reveal about growing traffic and [...]
at a dinner with my friend tucker i confided with him i was overwhelmed working on okdork.
when you start out in your business and do crazy things or experiment and it works or doesn’t, who cares. there’s no one to watch you fall. you’re just playing around without expectations.
one of my favorite quotes recently relates to this expression. it’s from steve jobs.
“the heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again.”
this speaks it so eloquently.