Firing Your Clients And Some Lessons Learned.

I just rejected a $2,700/month client because he doesn’t meet our requirements to work with him. I’m sure my decision had to be other one year go. When I started Guali (we do Adwords administration for small business in Latin-Ameica) I had no idea about where to start, of course my first web-page was a mess, didn’t know how much i was supposed to charge, etc.. I started with $60 US invested in adwords and …

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NameCheap, Please, Ohh Please! Start Offering International Domains.

Everyone has read about the Godaddy “apocalypse” in the last couple of weeks; They deserve it and was time for them to get a good slap for their bad behavior (SOPA support just was the drop that spilled the cup). We have a little bunch of clients domains that we would love to transfer but NameCheap (the good guy in the story) does not offer an option for international domains. I suppose there are lots …

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Building My First Office With Less Than $5,000 USD.

Last week we leaved our first office, before that we started in our bedrooms as anyone else, with time we rented an office and got equipment for it. I decided to make this list about what we needed to get a cool, decent-looking startup office. Our total investment was for $4,906 USD during 7 months, including computers and everything you need for a “wow!” expression when someone goes inside. There are no crappy products just …

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Automation Vs. Employment And Why Money Doesn’t Matter Anymore.

Humanity is in a funny spot at this moment. Computers and Automation are changing the equation for a happy, good-standing society and this is freaking out everybody. But why? Ultimte automation … will make our modern industry as primitive and outdated as the stone age man looks to us today.- Albert Einstein. Automation VS Employment. Almost all the economy within the world is based on the fact that “people must sell their labor-power” to build …

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Find A Small Problem And Build A Simple Solution.

GREAT! This post made it to HackerNews Front-page; Check out the discussion here. Always bite off a little more than you can chew. That’s the only thing in my head at this moment. Is it true? Do I need to diversify my startup? Or is it a better idea to put all my eggs in one basket? I’m a Mechanical Engineer.. I don’t know how to code but i do learned HTML/CSS and AdWords administration …

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Encuentra un Pequeño Problema y Construye Una Solución Simple.

OH SI!. Este post llego a la portada de HackerNews; Mira la discusión aquí [INGLES]. Siempre muerde un poco mas de lo que puedes masticar. Ese es el unico que pienso en este momento. Es verdad?. Necesito comenzar a diversificar mi startup? O es mejor idea poner todos los huevos en unasola cesta?. Soy Ingeniero Mecanico .. no se programar pero aprendi HTML/CSS y a mnejar cuentas de AdWords como pasatiempo durante la universidad. Hice …

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SOPA: Who Is In Favor And Who Is Not.

I was kinda impressed to found out the kind of company’s who are supporting SOPA. That’s why i decided to compile a list about major players involved in this:. Who doesn’t support SOPA? Aol Google Linkedin Facebook Ebay Mozilla Twitter yahoo! Zynga European Parlament Almost all the Internet users. Who does supports SOPA: Adobe Apple Autodesk AVEVA AVG Bentley Systems CA Cadence Design Systems CNC Software – Mastercam Compuware Corel Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corporation Dell …

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The Game Theory, Jokers, And Why Everybody Is Fucked Up.

Today at HN i read a post asking people to don’t be “Jokers” .. it reminds me one of my courses on college and something called the Game Theory; Yes. What Sebastian is talking about has a name already.. and i will try to illustrate it with a little game. What is the game theory? It’s a mathematical method used to calculate “chances of wining” when variables are directly related to choices made by other …

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Teoria de Juegos y Por Que Todos Estamos Jodidos.

Hoy en HackerNews lei un articulo llamado pidiendo a la gente no ser “tramposos”… me acorde de una clase en la universidad y algo llamado Teoria de Juegos; Si, de lo que Sebastian esta hablando tiene un nombre .. e intentare ilustrarlo con un juego. Que es la teoría de juegos? Es un método matemático que se usa para calcular las “posibilidades de ganar” cuando las variables están directamente relacionadas con las decisiones de otras …

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What Is Startup Chile And Why I’m Leaving Mexico

GREAT! This post made it to HackerNews Front-page; Check out the discussion here. What Is Startup Chile? Startup Chile is a world recognized program where more than 1,000 startups worldwide will be selected to came and operate from this country. Selected startups will receive $40k USD equity-free seed capital, free offices and an important number of business contacts. The unique condition: Operate from Chile for 6 Months. The country have a lot of direct benefits; …

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