Creating a New Business

December 14th, 2009 by Shaun McNerney No comments »

Note: This is Part 1 of a 3 part series — Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

One of the hardest things to do is to come up with a compelling idea for a new technology business. Here is the process that I use to help uncover hidden opportunities.

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Marketing – Plan For Success

October 26th, 2009 by Shaun McNerney No comments »

I have been asked by a couple of my entrepreneurial friends how I approach marketing. I use a checklist approach. Here is my marketing plan checklist.

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Windows 7 Blue Screen of Death

October 23rd, 2009 by Shaun McNerney No comments »

I want to share my experience with Microsoft Windows 7. The title of this post sounds bad but things are actually going very well. I chose the title because I did (surprisingly) encounter the dreaded Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) with Windows 7.

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Are You a Good Listener?

October 12th, 2009 by Shaun McNerney 1 comment »

I never imagined I would write about how to be a good listener. I thought being a good listener was a fundament concept of Networking 101. Apparently not everyone has passed Networking 101.

I have a friend that never listens. All he does is talk (about his business). He could easily go on and on for hours at a time.

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