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How to Get Google’s Productivity in Your Office

I have been assigned for 7 weeks by my office to work at the client side. I found the atmosphere there, much better than my office. In terms of employee happiness and productivity. Perhaps I can sum up the experience as a Google like experience.

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Customer Interview Tips

Try to get to know your potential customers and users before you start building your solution. One way for this is doing questionnaires, sometimes called as customer interviews. I’ve done this recently and called up real people for a survey and here’s what you can learn from the experience we learned the hard way.

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Lean Startup is Crap!

Why trusting the lean startup methodology can cause false negatives for your otherwise bright ideas. See the pitfalls of running lean and how you can walk past through them.

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How To Gamify Your Public Relations Efforts

Are you working with a public relations firm and designing a mobile application as part of their campaign? Take a shortcut in your ideation process and see what are the important elements that need to be present in an application that needs to influence the public into doing what you want them to do. These […]

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Hackathon Group Dynamics

Are you curious what a hackathon is or contemplating to attend one? I recently participated at a hackathon event and if you read this article, you’ll get some grasp of what the event is and what you should do to be successful in one. This is the first of a two-part post and focuses on […]

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If you’re discounting your app, you need to say so!

Have your app sales gone south last Black Friday? If you’re still wondering what was the problem, this article will show you what went wrong.

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Sound Code: Subliminal Data Transmission through Audio Waves

Have you heard of sound code? It may be the next big breakthrough in marketing and online commerce. It could also be an exotic technology only applicable to a few very specific set of industries.

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The Proliferation of Apple Clones: A Conspiracy Theorist’s Perspective

HP, Samsung, and others are cloning Apple’s successful product designs. Is it because they’re simply not creative or is it the result of internal politics and the lack of long-term focus of their respective leaders? Only those in the respective companies boardroom’s inner circle have knowledge of what’s actually happening. But a conspiracy theorist can […]

Are you an entrepreneur? Here are introspection points to see if you got what it takes to start and run your own business.

The entrepreneur’s DNA: 8 questions to ask yourself if you have it

Are you an entrepreneur? Here are introspection points to see if you got what it takes to start and run your own business.

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Checklist for Publishing to the App Store

You’re about to submit an app to the Apple’s App Store, Android App Market, or Windows Phone Marketplace? STOP and read this article first before you do. A binary doesn’t make a product and here’s a checklist of the things that you need to have so that your product gets noticed.

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How I Prematurely Killed My Second Game

I was in the middle of working on my first iPhone game and was so excited about iOS games, I began having ideas for more games. Then I realized that these won’t make it through the noise and tough competition in the App Store and decided to pivot from making games. Here is the back […]

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Living Costs in Redmond, Washington

Are you considering to move to Washington State, USA and trying to get a feel of how much you need to live over there? Perhaps you have a job offer to migrate to Seattle or Redmond and want to know how much salary you should ask? Read this post for answers to your questions.

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Finance for Developers: A Concise Tutorial

You’re a smart developer but yet you’re having trouble planning your finances and keeping your credit card debt in control. Then it’s likely that you don’t really understand what money is and how to manage it properly. I can help you help yourself in keeping your finances under control by giving you an understanding of […]

Competitive Dimensions in Hiring Power

How to Get Employees for Your Startup (and Compete with MegaCorps for People)

If you’re running a startup and wanting to hire star performers for your company, you should know how to compete with the hiring power of large established companies that many good talents are drawn to. Likewise if you’re a recruiting agent and have a startup as your client, don’t repeat the same mistakes that hundreds […]

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