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Bob Makes His TV Debut on News With a Twist!

Bob’s acting career got a kickstart this past Friday when his beautiful figure graced TV screens across Louisiana, on WGNO‘s News With a Twist.  We had an absolute blast with Deepak Saini, and the segment turned out beautifully, check it out below: As you may know, we’re currently working to beautify Bob and turn him Read more about Bob Makes His TV Debut on News With a Twist![…]

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Validate Your Business Idea in 5 Days with $50

Do you have a great business idea, but don’t think it’s quite ready? Don’t delay, start something now. Test that “million dollar idea” by starting something smaller. You learn so much about yourself and business by going through the process. Check out this Slideshow Presentation presented by Colin and Gerard Ramos of Revelry at New Orleans Entrepreneur Read more about Validate Your Business Idea in 5 Days with $50[…]

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Building a Better Bob with FundDat

Crowdfunding has quickly become one of the most fun, engaging, and useful ways startups and new businesses raise money.  Sites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and New Orleans’ own FundDat have been used to fund a multitude of projects from video games to feature-length films to clothing lines. The importance of developing a successful crowdfunding campaign goes Read more about Building a Better Bob with FundDat[…]

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Keeping Organizational Composure When Business Begins Booming

Originally posted on Silicon Bayou News as “Learning to Go With It When You Start to Blow Up.” By:  Maxwell Walters Last week at 52businesses, we started out intending to spend Week 1 focusing on our internal business structures and marketing strategy. Unfortunately/fortunately, we were derailed pretty quickly. On Wednesday, Destination Hackathon recruited us to participate in its upcoming Read more about Keeping Organizational Composure When Business Begins Booming[…]

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“For 52businesses, Another Week, Another Business” – Times Picayune 3/25/14

Jed Lipinski follows up his initial article about our venture with this great piece documenting the creation of Touracle: One week into their mission to launch 52 businesses in a year, the three partners of 52 Businesses had slept little but accomplished a lot. They launched their first business, the 52 Businesses entity itself, and over the weekend Read more about “For 52businesses, Another Week, Another Business” – Times Picayune 3/25/14[…]

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Documentary Workflow (and general tips for people documenting a project, event, or just filming in general)

  Note: While this focuses on DSLR’s, the same rules can be applied to basically any camera. We use these practices with our Black Magic Pocket Camera, which requires way more storage than DSLR’s. One of the challenges my team and I face is how best to store/share our footage. We are producing a feature-length Read more about Documentary Workflow (and general tips for people documenting a project, event, or just filming in general)[…]

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“Inspired or Insane: This 28-Year-Old Vows to Launch a New Business Every Week For 1 Year” – Entrepreneur.com 3/25/14

Huge news for 52businesses, we made Entrepreneur.com!  Geoff Weiss wrote a fantastic article detailing the origins of our endeavor–Check it out HERE. For most aspiring business minds, conceiving a viable enterprise is the project of a lifetime. For 28-year-old Colin Grussing, it’s about to become a weekly routine. With a seemingly time-bending initiative entitled 52businesses Read more about “Inspired or Insane: This 28-Year-Old Vows to Launch a New Business Every Week For 1 Year” – Entrepreneur.com 3/25/14[…]

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“Destination Hackathon: A Melting Pot of Passionate Innovators Disrupting the Tourism Industry” – SBN 3/25/14

  Great article about Destination Hackathon, where we built Touracle, just aired on Silicon Bayou News: When I walked through the Hyatt Regency’s 2nd floor lobby on my way to the 2014 New Orleans Destination Hackathon, I saw teams practicing their pitches, and it struck me:  New Orleans and tech go together like Abita and crawfish. Read more about “Destination Hackathon: A Melting Pot of Passionate Innovators Disrupting the Tourism Industry” – SBN 3/25/14[…]

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How to Use Reddit Effectively (and Avoid the Downvote)

Reddit can be an excellent resource for disseminating ideas and getting feedback.  A successful post can generate a ton of traffic to your sites or give you the input from people from all walks of life.  However, trying to game reddit is dangerous because redditors will turn on you.  To be successful, you have to Read more about How to Use Reddit Effectively (and Avoid the Downvote)[…]