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What kind of AdWords user are you?

Google Adwords

The doyenne of Adwords wranglers, Dave Collins, has put together a nice little cheat sheet for anyone who is trying to use Adwords more effectively. If you use Adwords, here are Dave’s thoughts on how to get more from your adwords budget.

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How to scale an international software business successfully. Thomas Erickson, CEO Acquia at Business of Software Conference 2013

How to scale an international software business successfully. Thomas Erickson, CEO Acquia at Business of Software Conference 2013

Last week, Acquia announced a $50 million funding round for its open source web business including investment from Amazon.com. As Tom Erickson, CEO of Acquia spoke at Business of Software Conference 2013 on the topic of how to scale an international business successfully so this seems like a great time to share his insights.

  • 7 companies, 7 million air miles. That’s a lot of experience in building successful international businesses to stuff into one head.

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A startup by any other name… Very limited half price tickets for Business of Software Conference from Balsamiq & Twilio

A startup by any other name… Very limited half price tickets for Business of Software Conference from Balsamiq & Twilio

What is a startup? Our recent conversations with BoS Alumni reminded us just how difficult it is to pin down a definition of, ‘startup’. We think Paul Graham is self interested in describing a startup as a potential billion $ business and it means far too much to other people. We also have a very special deal courtesy of Twilio and Balsamiq for a few lucky startups to attend Business of Software Conference for half price…

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