Startup Korea

(Note: this is a test page. The Startup book is going to be translated to Korean. We’re trying to see how to offer and distribute the ebook. — andreas) Startup: 실리콘 밸리 신생 기업을 어떻게 시작할 수 있습니까? 안드레아스 라모스 공동 창업자를 찾는 방법 아이디어 개발 방법 가속기, 인큐베이터 및 공동 작업 공간에 관한 모든 것...

The Latest Google Update

Every few months, there’s lots of talk about Google’s update to their search algorithm. What does this really mean? Here’s a bit about Google: First of all, there is not “one Google”. Google is constantly testing new ideas and they do...

FAQ: Banner Ads

Banner ads (also called image ads or display ads) are either effective or useless. It depends on how you use them. Effective: Banner ads work better than text ads because they show much more to your audience. Banner ads evoke emotions. People see your logo, a picture,...

Find an Image

Okay, someone sent me a Japanese painting from the 1600s and asked if I knew the artist. I didn’t recognize it, so I searched. I used Image Search at Google and Baidu. You can drop an image (photo, painting, etc.) (or use your phone to take a photo of a...

Startup: The Book

#1 Amazon Best Seller in two categories: Startups & Starting a Business How to build your Silicon Valley startup How to find co-founders Find accelerators, incubators, co-working spaces How to deal with angel investors and VC venture capital 26 interviews with...

Cell Phone Photography

Here are several tips on how to take better photos with your cell phone. Each camera is slightly different, but they generally have the following settings. I’ve sorted these tips by best/easiest first (and yes, I took these photos). Brace Your Camera Against...

Our Canyons Trip

Helen and I took five days in mid-September to visit the Grand Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, Antelope Canyon, Bryce National Park, and Zion National Park. All photos by...

Physics…

Eight articles by Matthew Buckley, a theoretical physicist at Rutgers, describe the frontiers of contemporary particle...

82 Social Media Sites

People often ask me which are the top social media sites. Here is a list of 80 social media sites for a global website (active in over 100 countries). Since it’s a global site, there are many social sites that are nearly unknown in the US, such as Renren...

SEO for Small Business?

Q. Are there SEO freelancers or boutique SEO firms for a small business? The issue is money. SEO’s results can be measured in sales, revenue, and  profits. Large companies can track this so they invest heavily in it. This means SEO experts work with large corps...