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YCombinator is a new kind of venture capital firm that focuses on $20,000 investments to help entrepreneurs go from "idea to company." It admits two "batches" of entrepreneurs per year for a three-month period. At the end of the term,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at How to Change the World
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A long time ago I was a revolutionary at Apple. My job title was “software evangelist.” My responsibility was to evangelize Macintosh to software developers. Later my title was “chief evangelist,” and my responsibility was to evangelize Macintosh to anyone... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2014 at How to Change the World
I recently read a book called What Would Jackie Do?--An Inspired Guide to Distinctive Living. The co-authors are Shelly Branch of the Wall Street Journal and Sue Callaway, the former vice president and general manager of Jaguar Cars U.S. The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2013 at How to Change the World
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My latest book, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur--How to Publish a Book, goes on sale today for one day. The regular price is $9.99. Today's price through the Kindle Daily Deal is $1.99. If you're interested in writing and publishing, please... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2013 at How to Change the World
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Amazon start selling the paperback edition of my latest book, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur. APE explains how to publish a book by breaking the process down into three stages: Author explains how to write a book. Publisher explains how to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2013 at How to Change the World
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If you're thinking of writing a book, use this site to calculate your royalties from Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, Google, and Kobo: http://apethebook.com/calculator/#top Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2012 at How to Change the World
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In 2011 the publisher of one of my books, Enchantment, could not fill an order for 500 ebook copies. Because of this experience, I self-published my next book, What the Plus!, and learned first-hand that self-publishing is a complex, confusing,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2012 at How to Change the World
An honest speaker will tell you that she has “on” days and “off” days. The result of a truly “on” day is a standing ovation. I had a very “on” day at TiECon on May 13, 2006. This is the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2012 at How to Change the World
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My friend, Carmine Gallo, has written a book called The Apple Experience: Secrets to Building Insanely Great Customer Loyalty. The Apple Store is the most profitable retailer in America, generating an average of $5,600 per square foot and attracting more... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2012 at How to Change the World
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Mari Smith and I are going to have a rocking time explaining the seven hottest social-media business trends in a FREE webinar. Sign up here: http://bit.ly/7_smtrends See you on March 28th! Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2012 at How to Change the World
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In 1983 I saw a Macintosh for the first time and fell in love. I loved Macintosh so much that I wrote a book about it. In 2011 I saw Google+ for the first time and fell in love again.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2012 at How to Change the World
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Over the past two weeks via my partnership with Microsoft and Office Web Apps, I’ve provided templates of models for you to create enchanting PowerPoint pitches, Word business plans, and Excel financial models. They are all available for you to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2012 at How to Change the World
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Now this is a fun project. I’m helping Sam Adams “tap” the knowledge of beer drinkers and crowd source its next brew. Join the party by getting the app and designing your beer: The final brew will be released in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2012 at How to Change the World
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This is the third post in my Microsoft partnership, and it’s all about numbers. The topic is crafting your financial forecast to include in your pitch. Bill Reichert, my partner at Garage Technology Ventures, created an Excel model and wrote... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2012 at How to Change the World
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Here is the second post in my series about planning, pitching, and launching a new business venture. In partnership with Microsoft and Office Web Apps, I’ve created a Word document that outlines a good business plan. It’s saved to my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2012 at How to Change the World
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Welcome to the first in a series of blog posts I’ll be doing as part of a partnership with Microsoft and Office Web Apps. Over the next two weeks, I’ll cover everything a budding entrepreneur needs to turn an idea... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2012 at How to Change the World
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Oct 28, 2011
Many people have explained what one can learn from Steve Jobs. But few, if any, of these people have been inside the tent and experienced first hand what it was like to work with him. I don’t want any lessons... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2011 at How to Change the World
Here are 150 Google+ invites. Follow my posts here. I make about twenty per day, all manually. No one posts to my Google+ account but me. Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2011 at How to Change the World
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Just loving what I can do at Google+. My favorite features are: Ability to edit posts and comments. Big pictures, not just thumbnails. Threaded comments. If you haven’t taken a look at Google+, you really should. See you here. Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2011 at How to Change the World
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Feel free to embed this infographic on your site or blog. Instructions are here. Created by Creditloan. Resisting this deal is futile: Buy Enchantment and get Presentation Zen for free. Click here. Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2011 at How to Change the World
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Want to be an enchanting speaker? This is an unbeatable deal: Buy Enchantment and get a free copy of Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds. Resisting you will be futile! Go here to learn more . Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at How to Change the World
Over at the American Express OPEN Forum, I posted instructions for how to enchant people with Facebook. Please check it out if you want to use Facebook for marketing purposes. If you want to be enchanting in general, check out... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2011 at How to Change the World
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Check out my pictures from my visit to Notre Dame. Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2011 at How to Change the World
Loved appearing on Minnesota Public Radio with Kerri Miller. In this episode of Midmorning we discussed Apple, Enchantment, and hockey—not necessarily in that order. Buy Enchantment now. Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2011 at How to Change the World