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Of Hamsters And Foxes: How a Failed Startup Can Be a Real Success Anyway

Subject: Crash Landing 🙁 Hey Casandra, this is the mail I never wanted to write… These were the first words of a mail I wrote on may 1st, 2014. It was a Thursday, one of my home office days at…

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Beautifying Logbook Lists & Co. with Markdown

Somehow the lists look ugly… That’s what I thought from time to time when I was entering my daily dones in my private logbook. Contrary to the other logs I contribute to in a team context, my private one only…

Infographic: The Business Growth Gears

No More Myths! How To Discover Your Real Business Growth Factors

Whether you are running your own business or thinking about starting one, you have surely stumbled upon various myths and platitudes about growth already. Especially for startups and small businesses, growth means getting initial traction (solid user base, first paying…

Grow your startup into a powerhouse

How to Grow Your Startup Into a Powerhouse in Less Than 3 Years Entrepreneur.com has posted a series of articles titled marketing like the big brands. The link above is to the last article of the series where author Jim…

Blog post series: 17 years of an Internet startup

Blog post series: 17 years of an Internet startup. Interesting? A one question survey at reddit. Please share! Thanks!

Five Successful Startups That Started As Blogs

Five Successful Startups That Started As Blogs From Entrepreneur.com Is it worth building out a functioning prototype to validate your startup idea Here are five successful startups that began life as blogs…

New Feature: Filtering posts by hashtags

New Feature: Filtering posts by hashtags

We’ve added a new feature to teamspir.it – a really useful one in fact: All users are now able to include hashtags (keywords – known from twitter – with a leading “#”, e. g. #exampleHashtag) in their posts. These are…

One way that you can grow your business…

Define one or two simple high-level goals that (a) everyone can understand and (b) allow for your team to adjust tactics to achieve them. One way that you can grow your business with the discipline of a marine. (via fastcompany)

Update: Reminder Mails and Day Selection for Status Update Mails

Update: Reminder Mails and Day Selection for Status Update Mails

I’ve mentioned it already in my last post: Today we’ve released a new version of teamspir.it including a new feature: reminder mails. From now on we’ll send short messages to the teamspir.it users to remind them of writing posts in their…

The next steps

In the first weeks after the official launch of teamspir.it, we were already lucky to receive some very valuable user feedback. While we’ve implemented some smaller updates, we’re now thinking about the next enhancements. The first extension will be a…