I talked about my recent investment* in Encantos on TWiStartups (episode 892), but I want to dive a little deeper into the digital media and consumer products opportunity and why I invested in a media company for kids.
I’m in this month’s issue of Essence Magazine! Small business columnist Monique Greenwood interviewed me for a piece on tech businesses run by African-American women. We talked a lot about being a woman in a male-dominated industry and it was a great opportunity to talk about the Speak Chic app. The piece appears on page […]
In managing affiliates, which of your actions make the most difference and how can you maximize your impact? Pareto’s Law? It applies to affiliate management too. 20% of affiliates make up 80% of your revenue. Affiliate marketing can be a good way for a company to increase traffic and revenue. However, many affiliate programs waste […]
Today, I cried. During “The Earth” session, one TED speaker played a powerful video from the Japanese earthquake and resulting tsunami, showing homes and families swept away in one of the most devastating disasters of our time. He left us with the proverb that Japanese fishermen live by: below the boat, there is hell. Climatologist […]
I just got off the phone with my mom who of course has a computer problem she can’t solve. And neither can I from 2,000 miles away. There should be somewhere parents can call and get regular, professional-level tech help…from people who obviously have more patience than me. Yes, I know there’s Geek Squad and […]