Elko to Host Startup Weekend for Entrepreneurs

Reblogged from SWElko: Elko to Host Startup Weekend for Entrepreneurs Startup Weekend Elko will connect local innovators and startup enthusiasts to share ideas and launch companies ELKO, NV – Startup Weekend, a national grassroots business-launching event, is coming to Northern Nevada, September 28-30, 2012. Startup Weekend Elko will connect local entrepreneurs, developers, designers and startup enthusiasts with mentors and … [Read more...]

How Do I Pick a Solar Installer? 10 Questions to Ask a Solar Installer

For disclosure and so you know where I am coming from: I am a Civil Engineer by training, spent two years managing a renewable energy installation company in Northern Nevada, followed by a general contractor focusing on green building and energy efficiency. I have since moved on to become a program manager the Nevada Institute for Renewable Energy Commercialization, a 510(c)3 nonprofit organization. Alright, lets get to it: First thing is first, … [Read more...]

Julia Boorsten of CNBC: I have an Inbound Marketing lesson for you

Facebook's IPO is obviously a landmark achievement; $16 Billion raised in no time, $104 Billion Market Cap, estimated wealth in excess of $20 Billion for Mark... Well done guys. One of the big concerns prior to the Facebook IPO has been GM's announcement (or leak) that it was pulling away advertising on Facebook, and asking why would GM do and say that now. Earlier today I was watching the Facebook Special on CNBC's PowerLunch when something … [Read more...]

How Google Went Kung-Fu Panda on SEO

Kung Fu Panda and Google Logo saying I ate Spam for Breakfast

The world is changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost... Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is dead. Great companies don’t fake it, and Google is out to force that hand. In the past search simply focused on providing the best results for the keywords used. It didn't matter how great your site looked or how valuable the content was, as long as you had your SEO con-men or some smart … [Read more...]