You don’t need an award for doing your job.

Thursday, June 30, 2016 Permalink

I heard a gentleman brag yesterday about how shared coupon codes or free gift cards from his startup after an event he attended. He went on to mention how he is not shy and that he believes startups should take every opportunity they get to promote the business. After finding out that this gentleman is the VP of Marketing I shook ...

Charge by the offering. Not by the time.

Thursday, June 30, 2016 Permalink

If you can help it. Never ever get paid by the hour or by the day as a consultant or freelancer.Your pricing strategy should be to get paid by the package or the offering. Would a chef charge $10 an hour just because the oven cooks a meal faster or would she charge $40 per plate?Be like a chef. Charge per offering ...

Team Stage:Starting And Growing A Tech Startup

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Permalink

Last week, I shared the step by step checklist for starting a tech startup. This week, we look at building a team to help you accomplish this vision. Here is the link. Note that you may not need a team when starting out since every business is different. This checklist is for those who require someone else to help them at ...

Building a sharper Bevel

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Permalink

A few awesome ways to build a brand for people of color. The purpose of this post is to share my notes on a company that has the potential to become a household name globally. Hopefully this will help other entrepreneurs maximize profits and gain exponential growth.Im not saying I could do Tristan Walker’s job or that their marketing is not ...

Winning Even Before You Pitch

Friday, June 24, 2016 Permalink

My pitch was good. It wasn't great as far as sales pitches go but it was good.I had showed them that we had done everything in the brief and even done extra work to impress them.The people around the table were obviously impressed but I knew something was wrong by the looks on the faces of the CEO and COO.The ...

How To Start And Grow A Tech Startup :Idea Stage

Monday, June 20, 2016 Permalink

The pathway to business success is usually in 6 main stages: Idea stage- Market stage-Product stage-Website stage- Growth stage-Funding stage Over the next few days I am going to walk you through each of these stages to move you from the idea to profits in the shortest amount of time. This series is for two kinds of people1 The Idea GuyYou have a ...