Age and Silicon Valley?

Q. I am 27-years old who founded¬†a startup. My goal is to find co-founders that are young and energetic. What are my chances with the right people? Is it all about hard work meets opportunity or something else? 27? Hmmm… a bit old for Silicon Valley! ūüôā > My...

Yet Another Google Adwords Bug…

Once you start looking, they crop up. Okay, the campaign in Google Adwords is in 18 languages. In the English campaign, I tested 8,000 keywords. From that, I selected the top 200 keywords (based on performance: CTR, clicks, etc.). These were translated into 17...

Referrer Spam: Junk Traffic in Your Website

I first heard about referrer spam in the spring.  By June, it started to show up in a few of my clients. By late July, as much as 80% of traffic for some of my clients was from referrer spammers. What Is Referrer Spam? Referrer spam is junk traffic at your website....

Silicon Valley Is In… Silicon Valley

San Francisco often says it is part of Silicon Valley. ¬†There is indeed a small cluster of startups in SF. But how much? Here’s a chart. The¬†circles represent the amount of valuation for these companies, measured in billions of dollars. One Silicon Valley...

Another Bug in Google Adwords Editor

When using Google Adwords Editor to¬†upload images for display ads and the images¬†have spaces in the file name (e.g., leaderboard 200×600 catfood.jpg), the space can only be a single space. If there is a¬†double space between words, AE will report the image is...