I found this presentation from 2011 in my digital drawers and thought I’d share it with you as it seems to be still relevant – even after these years.
It was originally commissioned by a customer, an agency, who wanted a primer on data driven digital marketing. I have redacted the customer-specific details but without removing much of the content, if at all.
Perhaps you’ll find something useful…
There is a discussion going on in Germany at the moment on startups vs the Samwer brothers’ Rocket Internet.
And I have only two things to add to that.
- I have the utmost respect for the efficiency of the Samwers. Copycat or not is not a point in business. They might be vulgar to your tastes, but there is no denying that they are exceptionally good at doing business. Period.
- What the Samwers’…
I’m currently at the arrrrrsome 4th European Pirate Summit in Cologne, and upon arriving there yesterday and within three hours, I had received three job requests from devs and entrepreneurs and one company told me they were searching for a talent to fill a new developer outreach position.
So that got me thinking.
On the one hand, I’ve been providing friends and friends of friends and their…
This post is from the present me in response to the recent automated message in a bottle from last year. Thank you for the heartwarming responses, and remember – that message was FROM LAST YEAR. This one is from the present.
I’m doing surprisingly well.
Today is July 2014, and I find myself at the end of my regular free open office hoursat Startplatz in Cologne, reflecting on what…
This article was originally posted on the STARTPLATZ blog in German. Reposted here for my English speaking friends. TL;DR – I’m now available for free advice every Wednesday 10am – 1pm at STARTPLATZ in Cologne (if I’m town, so check availability up front).
This is a message to my future self. I’ve set this post to automatically publish one year from now in the hope it will find us both in better times.
I’m not doing so well.
Today is June 19th 2013 and I’m sitting poolside in a fancy neighborhood in Atherton, Silicon Valley. It’s 7am and I’m about to pedal down to Stanford University for another day of lectures with Steve Blank and…