Repost from HuffingtonPost Tech Lately, I've had more people asking me what the secret sauce of a successful crowdsourcing campaign is. It's quite simple, but it's more than just getting consumers to vote, like, or jump on the bandwagon and buy the products you are creating. It's about actually creating an entire brand experience for followers. You need to be willing to dig into detailed planning that integrates streamlined action items into that plan. Strategic thinking is invaluable in crowdsourcing activities. We live in an age of entrepreneurial overload, after all -- how are you going[...]
I've had the privileged to keynote last wednesday at the first ever #eveMCECs #SWE first annual of women engineers/computer scientist event. My topic was about Entrepreneurs: Tell your story & Pitch your ideas- Be bold! I've shared my top 5 key pointers here It was a great crowd and i've had a blast sharing my story!
Tell your story and be bold is my motto. As entrepreneurs, innovators, and simply ideators, you must keep pushing the envelope. Perseverance and creativity are the name of the game. A recent Wall Street Journal study and article, "Women Executives Make Venture-backed Companies More Successful," finds that "Venture-backed companies that include females as senior executives are more likely to succeed than companies where only males are in charge." Whether you are bootstrapping or pitching to get VC/angel investors, you must keep in mind two things about your business pitch: keep your story[...]