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Guest Post: 52businesses Site Review – Lianna Patch

About the Author: Lianna Patch is a copywriter and editor from New Orleans, LA, specializing in web content, arts coverage, and humor your mom wouldn’t get. More at www.theenglishmaven.com. __________________________________________________________________________________   How better to get feedback on your new site than to ask a copywriter + editor? Colin recruited me to take a look at 52businesses.com and write Read more about Guest Post: 52businesses Site Review – Lianna Patch[…]

Greg Tilton

f/that: Aperture/f-stop and Depth of Field

  So many numbers, settings, and terms–it can be daunting. Here is a breakdown of what that f/# you see on lenses means. The great thing about photography/videography is that the same principles have applied since the first photos and videos were ever taken. These terms are 100% universal and will continue to be useful! Aperture/f-stop: It’s very simple, Read more about f/that: Aperture/f-stop and Depth of Field[…]

Social Tribune

Guest Post: Thoughts on Choosing Your Business Name – Megan Hargroder

(Reblogged from Conversations blog) Day 2 with 52businesses On Monday evening, I sent out 3 potential new names for the Social Media Manager Network to the Curator team, convinced they would love “Social Co-Op” as hard as I did. What happened was: literally no one chose “Social Co-Op.” But everyone loved “The Social Tribune.” So we have Read more about Guest Post: Thoughts on Choosing Your Business Name – Megan Hargroder[…]

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Week 4: Our Social Tribune , Story Block Media

Week 4:  Two Locals, Two Businesses Creating value-adding services This week at 52businesses we will be launching two businesses. That’s right. TWO. Both of these ideas come from local New Orleans entrepreneurs and could potentially add tremendous value to the community and our organization. (Read about Our Social Tribune below or Continue to Page 2 for info Read more about Week 4: Our Social Tribune , Story Block Media[…]

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Interview: “Meet Colin Grussing, New Orleans’ Most Fearless and Crazy Entrepreneur” – Tech.co 4/4/14

Check out this great interview with Colin by Joe Corbett of Tech Cocktail New Orleans: Entrepreneurs are often described as a bit crazy; those of us who have embarked on an entrepreneurial journey can tell you that “crazy” comes in handy. Some entrepreneurs take crazy to another level; however, when it’s combined with fearlessness, that’s Read more about Interview: “Meet Colin Grussing, New Orleans’ Most Fearless and Crazy Entrepreneur” – Tech.co 4/4/14[…]

Greg Tilton

I Can’t Hear You

  Congrats! You just bought a Super-Charged Canon Red Alexa FSC-10000 hyper-turbo camera. Guess what? It’s worthless without some audio. Many people are incredibly intimidated by sound. The good news is that there are cheap, effective solutions that anyone can do. 1) Mic placement is key. Forget the camera, forget your $20,000 mixer/recorder/coffee maker, forget your beautiful Sennheiser microphone.If Read more about I Can’t Hear You[…]

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“Life as Bob, Our Business Operations Bus, Ain’t Easy” – Silicon Bayou News 4/3/14

To nobody’s surprise, Bob’s been getting tons of love from friends of 52businesses lately, and the team is happy to announce that after much convincing, we finally got him to set up his very own Twitter Account!  In other news, throw Bob some dough for much-needed repairs and sex appeal (safety) boosters, so please head Read more about “Life as Bob, Our Business Operations Bus, Ain’t Easy” – Silicon Bayou News 4/3/14[…]

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Week 3: What You Give Will Grow

This week, we’ll be teaming up with Saints player Thomas Morstead to attempt to turn his What You Give Will Grow initiative into an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Previously, What You Give Will Grow functioned within the Greater New Orleans Fund, but it is now ready to go it alone.  With this move the initiative Read more about Week 3: What You Give Will Grow[…]

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“Q&A With Thomas Morstead” – NewOrleansSaints.com 4/2/14

We’re thrilled to be have the opportunity to join efforts with Thomas Morstead this week to extend the reach of his What You Give Will Grow initiative.  Yesterday, Thomas was this week’s guest on the Black & Blue Report, and the interview truly showcased why Thomas is the type of person we can only hope Read more about “Q&A With Thomas Morstead” – NewOrleansSaints.com 4/2/14[…]

PolicyMic

“This Guy Is Starting a Business a Week for the Next Year. Here’s Why He’s So Successful.” – PolicyMic 4/1/14

Big thanks go out to PolicyMic for spreading our story and publishing this great Guest Post by our very own Colin Grussing including 9 super helpful Branding Tips you can implement immediately! But first, you have to let others know that you exist. You have to get your name and what you stand for out Read more about “This Guy Is Starting a Business a Week for the Next Year. Here’s Why He’s So Successful.” – PolicyMic 4/1/14[…]

Podcast

Podcast No. 1 with Peter Ricchiuti: #BobProblems, Week 3 with Thomas Morstead, and Max’s original role as…bus driver?

This past weekend, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Peter Ricchiuti of Out to Lunch to discuss everything Weeks 1 & 2, including: #BobProblems, the plans for our Week 3 venture with Thomas Morstead, the massive influx of business ideas we’ve received from people all over the world (including Jason’s cab driver!), why Read more about Podcast No. 1 with Peter Ricchiuti: #BobProblems, Week 3 with Thomas Morstead, and Max’s original role as…bus driver?[…]