Start Blogging – Setting up your blog guide

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Start Blogging – Setting up your blog guideblogging, branding

by vanessaalexandra on August 24, 2015 with Comments Off on Start Blogging – Setting up your blog guide

How I got started I decided to go with WordPress and using a self-hosted domain.  You can always easily create a blog and have it as a wordpress subdomain (i.e. bestblogEver.wordpress.com)   Here is how I set up my blog.  I first tested my interest in writing and wrote five days a week for eight …

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Migration Success and a DDoS Attack

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Migration Success and a DDoS Attackbranding, business, code, developers

by vanessaalexandra on September 27, 2013 with Comments Off on Migration Success and a DDoS Attack

I took a Blogging for Business class at GA ages ago and there is nothing more practical to getting your blog done than  simply doing it.  I had been writing daily for the summer and with enough comments and encouragement, I have migrated to WordPress – land of blogs and on a self-hosting service. As advised, …

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Gary’s Red Tie and Why you should Sponsor

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Gary’s Red Tie and Why you should Sponsorbranding, New York, opportunity, startups

by vanessaalexandra on August 8, 2013 with Comments Off on Gary’s Red Tie and Why you should Sponsor

There are certain pillars in the startup community that are worth mentioning.  Gary Sharma is such a pillar and his guide is the best you could subscribe to learn of events in the startup space.  It is curated, informative and welcoming.  If you are trying to break into the startup space, Gary’s Guide provides listings …

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Business Cards for Branding: Leverage Twitter as needed

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Business Cards for Branding: Leverage Twitter as neededbranding, networking, startups, twitter

by vanessaalexandra on July 31, 2013 with Comments Off on Business Cards for Branding: Leverage Twitter as needed

For the last two nights of events, I had not refreshed my source of business cards in my bag.  At first I thought O No… then I instead of just taking someone’s card, I started tweeting at people I met.  It was much faster to do this than sending an email.  At first, I did send …

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Blogging 101 Courtesy of bit.ly breakfast panel

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Blogging 101 Courtesy of bit.ly breakfast panelbranding, business

by vanessaalexandra on June 1, 2013 with Comments Off on Blogging 101 Courtesy of bit.ly breakfast panel

What I learned at the bit.ly breakfast panel of What your blog can do for you Being a successful blogger is about Cultivating relationships and community Being current, not passive, by responding to current things Keeping your identity and differentiate yourself from the noise in the market Knowing your audience – know what people want …

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Great idea. Now, Is it a great investment opportunity?branding, business, startups

by vanessaalexandra on May 14, 2013 with Comments Off on Great idea. Now, Is it a great investment opportunity?

Entrepreneurs spend their time focusing on the product or business model, which is great because it is very important.  However, in your planning take time to think of how appealing you are as an investment opportunity and what are you doing to ensure you can build a relationship with your investors.   What do you …

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