Digital, Startups & Tech Roundup — Issue #63
For Early-Stage Entrepreneurs: A 5-Step Mini-Guide to Launch a Profitable Startup — medium.com
Nobody ever plans to launch a failed start-up, to devote months, years, or even decades of his or her life to a company that ultimately dies, that can’t create, market, and sell a profitable product…
From $2/day to $65,000/day with Google Display Network, here’s what I learned…
[DECK] Optimize Your Funnel By Getting Inside Your Buyer’s Head — www.slideshare.net
Part of finding product/market fit is turning early wins into repeatable, scalable, and profitable sales. In this talk given as part of the Heavybit speaker se…
Instagram tests favorites, a major rethinking of private sharing — www.theverge.com
Instagram has begun testing a way to share posts with a more limited group of friends. Called favorites, the feature attempts to improve on earlier social network friend lists, encouraging users to…
YouTube has 1.5 billion logged-in monthly users watching a ton of mobile video — techcrunch.com
This year at VidCon, YouTube shared some new metrics that really drive home how much it’s dominating mobile video usage and how quickly its service is gaining..
SEGA is bringing some of your favourite games to mobile in new, free-to-play formats that include ads as a way to drive revenue, support offline play and other..
Snapchat’s newest feature is also its biggest privacy threat — www.theverge.com
Earlier this week, Snapchat introduced Snap Map, an opt-in function that allows you to share your location with your friends on a map. Snapchat’s introduction video to Snap Map, seen above, focuses…
Uber Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns as C.E.O. — www.nytimes.com
The company’s co-founder had been under increasing pressure, and several major investors demanded that he resign from the company immediately.
Snapchat acquires social map app Zenly for $250M to $350M — techcrunch.com
Snapchat’s newest feature, Snap Map, is based on its latest acquisition, social mapping startup Zenly. TechCrunch has learned that Snapchat has bought Zenly..
42 percent of smart speaker owners have bought a second device (or more) — techcrunch.com
Here’s a promising metric for Amazon, in terms of its ability to maintain its current lead in the voice computing market: 42 percent of smart speaker owners..
How can we overcome self-paralysis and take action? Tim Ferriss encourages us to fully envision and write down our fears in detail, in a simple but powerful exercise he calls “fear-setting.” Learn more about how this practice can help you thrive in high-stress environments and separate what you can control from what you cannot.
Casamigos, which star founded with Rande Gerber and Mike Meldman, bought by Smirnoff and Johnnie Walker owner Diageo