LessConf: David Hauser – Chocolate covered grasshoppers – Branding and empowering entrepreneurs to succeed

Next up here at LessConf, David Hauser (@dh), CTO of Grasshopper.com on Branding. David founded Grasshopper.com, described as a quality product with "really ball-sy advertising".  Grasshopper is beyond the startup stage, about 50 people.  First, David showed this great video. How? The "core values" most companies have are BS.  Of course you want people with … Continue reading LessConf: David Hauser – Chocolate covered grasshoppers – Branding and empowering entrepreneurs to succeed

AffiliaApp Screencast #3 – Revenue and Commissions

Showing revenue and commission tracking in AffiliApp.com. When you set up your Spreedly API token in AffiliApp, transactions are automatically identified and applied to the referring affiliate. This works even with automated recurring transactions. If you do not use Spreedly, you can still track referrals and subscribers and they too will be associated with the … Continue reading AffiliaApp Screencast #3 – Revenue and Commissions

Rails Rumble

2009 Rails Rumble Reflections Note: if you are looking for the screen casts, you can find them here: http://screenr.com/user/smeade That 48 hours went fast!  After producing BidBuildBill.com last year and finishing a respectful #22 on the leaderboard, I aimed this year's entry at web application developers with AffiliApp, the easiest way to add an affiliate program to … Continue reading Rails Rumble

Ready to Rumble

The Kitchen Sink When you try to build this: photo credit: avidtile you too often end up with this: photo credit: DieselDemon when this would have been just great: photo credit: Mr. T in DC It should be as quick and simple as possible for judges to get to the core of your app. Stick … Continue reading Ready to Rumble