By Jeremiah Owyang @jowyang, living in Silicon Valley since 1997. My long-time, close friend, Chris Saad, wrote a helpful essay on 39 tips for startups. He shares many suggestions, based on his personal experience, in the startup world, from his home country of Australia, and … Continue readingYour Tech Startup Doesn’t Need to be in Silicon Valley.
I’m starting a new company to help progressive corporations tap into the Collaborative Economy. I’ll be leaving Altimeter in my current role, but will remain connected as I join Altimeter’s Board of Advisors. One of the advantages of being an industry analyst is being able … Continue readingJeremiah’s new venture; moving on from Altimeter
Research, workout, or write down your thoughts each morning. Don’t check email, as that’s paying someone else. Email, while a dominant form of business communication isn’t effective: The more you respond, the more emails you’ll receive. The tool is over burdened for its initial use … Continue readingPay Yourself First
This will be the fourth, (or wait, fifth? I can’t keep track over the years…) design iteration of the Web Strategy blog, and I’m pleased to share an upcoming sneak peek comp. Overall, we leaned on a focus on accessing information quickly –rather than a … Continue readingSneak Preview: Upcoming Blog Redesign
What? Are you serious? Who needs a guide on how to take a vacation? As we become more connected through mobile devices, our always-on jobs, and our expanding online social networks, it’s harder to break away from the physical aspects of work, and even more … Continue readingFive Steps To Take a Vacation in a Highly Connected World
Thank you Forrester! When I announced I’d be joining Forrester nearly two years ago, I knew it would have been one of the best moves in my career. I certainly feel I was right. Being a Forrester Analyst is a top role to have in … Continue readingThank you Forrester, a Grand Adventure!
Each one of these could be meaty blog posts, but I don’t have the time, and I’d rather share them, I guess to some degree, Steve Rubel is right, there’s a need for something in between a tweet and a blog post. It was a … Continue readingJuly 31, 2009
I’m all smiles today, as I reflect on three years of blogging at web-strategist.com. Although I’ve been blogging about web strategy previously on Blogspot, Yahoo 360 for a few years prior, things really started to get serious when I launched this domain. Over the three … Continue readingThree Years
This is the hardest post to write, but perhaps the most important. I enjoy meeting people in real life, and if they tell me they enjoy reading my blog or tweets, I thank them, and then ask them “What should I improve on?” I realize … Continue readingHow Can I Improve?
After being with Dreamhost since I launched this blog, I realized it was time to move on after my site would be down at least once a week, nor could it handle a large influx of Twitter users at a single time. To Dreamhosts credit … Continue readingSwitching to Media Temple as my host