A HOW-TO BLOG FOR CHICAGO BUSINESS

Nov 22, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

Should you be Engaging in SMS Marketing?

Should you be Engaging in SMS Marketing?

Couple of "fancy" terms out of the way, first off: "SMS marketing" is just a way of promoting your brand digitally to your customers through text messages. It's very, very polarizing because on the one hand you...

Nov 21, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

How to Manage an International Startup with a Co-Founder Abroad

How to Manage an International Startup with a Co-Founder Abroad

When we think of startups and entrepreneurs, more often than not, as I've said many times before, we think of a dynamic duo working out of a garage and not a Bat Cave. Maybe they're in a coworking space.

Nov 19, 2012
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By Jay Margalus, Edited by: David Wolinsky

Why Game-Makers Shouldn't Bank on HTML5

Why Game-Makers Shouldn't Bank on HTML5

About six months ago my indie game company Lunar Giant wrapped up its latest project with nerdcore rapper Mega Ran. The final product was a 2D platformer much like Mega Man, but with Metroid elements peppered...

Nov 14, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

A Peek Inside Nike's Reopened Chicago Store

A Peek Inside Nike's Reopened Chicago Store

Did you know Nike has a store on Michigan Ave.? Maybe it's the tourists who know, because none of my runner friends or sedentary ones do, either.

Oct 25, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

Why You Should Get Behind the Hyperlocal Online Ad Movement

Why You Should Get Behind the Hyperlocal Online Ad Movement

Recently I wrote about the virtues of hyperlocal SEO, and now it's time to dip into hyperlocal ads. They're on the grow, as they say, and StreetFight has a fantastic essay on why that is.

Oct 9, 2012
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By Kevin Willer, Edited by: David Wolinsky

Why Chicago Needs to Recruit and Retain Great Tech Talent

Why Chicago Needs to Recruit and Retain Great Tech Talent

In my last post, I talked about the importance of great talent being at the foundation of any successful startup ecosystem. That said, there is a lack of exceptional technology talent across the country...

Sep 11, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

Who to Watch at Chicago Ideas Week: Andrew Hessel

Who to Watch at Chicago Ideas Week: Andrew Hessel

There's a lot to wrap your mind around with the approaching Chicago Ideas Week, the weeklong invasion of super-smart and super-influential folks taking place at venues all over town from Oct.

May 20, 2015
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By David Wolinsky

Why No One's Buying Your Mobile App

Why No One's Buying Your Mobile App

Last May, I did a two-part series on how to get yourself set up with an iPhone app developer. Well, that's only half of the equation: What good is an iPhone app if no one's buying it? It's no good at all,...

Apr 13, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

How to Hire Rockstar Tech Talent

How to Hire Rockstar Tech Talent

Back in January I wrote about a growing trend, which is that some companies are no longer requiring resumes when considering new hires. As it turns out, according to a new Inc.com piece, it's actually now being...

Mar 20, 2012
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By Jabez LeBret, Edited by: David Wolinsky

SXSW Report: How the Lytro Camera Can Revolutionize Your Business

SXSW Report: How the Lytro Camera Can Revolutionize Your Business

With SXSW, the major 10-day trade show, music festival and film fest wrapping up on Sunday, intrepid Inc. Well contributor Jabez LeBret will be writing posts about the best things he saw in Austin that...

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