Karl Johnson

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Stop making minimum viable products

If a week is a long time in politics, it’s an epoch in the world of startups. Things change on the toss of a coin, unicorns are made and businesses broken with just one unfortunate decision. With an industry reaching global levels of saturation, certain things have changed irrevocably. One of those …

Best Napa Valley Wineries to Visit

The best Napa Valley wineries to visit feature a tasting room in a cave, artisanal cheese pairings, on-site sommeliers and more <i>—Megan Krigbaum (with</i> …

Wine

Keurig Has a Brewer Problem That's Hurting K-Cup Sales

<b>Keurig Green Mountain</b> reinvented the home-brewing market with its single-serve K-Cup brewers.<p>Before the company's machines became popular, people generally had to brew an entire pot of coffee. Besides that sometimes leading to waste or someone forced to drink the dregs of the pot, it meant that …

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Calendar

74% of marketers saw an <b>increase in traffic</b> after spending just 6 hours per week on social media and 78% of American consumers stated that social …

Marketing
Wine

2015 Wine Blog Award Winners — Wine Media Awards Wine Media Awards

Congratulations to the 2015 Wine Blog Award Winners:<p><b>Best Blog Post of the Year</b>: Robin Williams: Art, alcoholism, and suicide on Chris Kassel’s …

Wine

5 Unexpected Ways Meerkat Will Crush It For Sales And Marketing People

So, if you haven’t heard of Meerkat yet, don’t waste another minute in the dark. Go check them out.<p>In a nutshell, Meerkat allows you to live video stream to all of your Twitter followers. Think live TV on Twitter. Meerkat allows users to instantly live stream whatever it is they are doing directly …

Marketing

This electronic bike raised $3.2 million on Indiegogo in just 10 days

The bike has raised $3.16 million on Indiegogo since the campaign started on February 1. They blew by their $75,000 goal.<p>There's several reasons why people are going so nuts for this bike. The great design of the bike. The very low cost of the bike. The amazing story of bike's creator. The pledge …

Crowd Funding

The Top UX Predictions for 2015

<b>As we mentioned last week when we gave you the top UX trends of 2014, it's been a big year for experience design.</b> 2015 shows all signs of being an …

7 Must-Do Tips for Startups to Generate Good PR

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most startups face a major challenge when it comes to public relations. They know buzz needs to be created through PR channels, but they don’t always have the connections or manpower to stir up good press.<p>The right PR can help early-stage …

Cybersecurity

3 Reasons Every Startup Should Consider An In-House PR Team

When you’re first starting out, hiring a public relations team might seem excessive. But sometimes, it’s necessary.<p>For many Fortune 500 companies, PR is a critical part of the business.<p>Whether it’s proactive or reactive communications, a great public relations team is able to protect the brand and …

Public Relations

Visiting California's Wine Country

Vineyards never feel very far away in California, where world-beating wines await. With a broad variety of heirloom and imported varietals that are true expressions of this vibrant, varied landscape, there is no time like the present to wine-taste across California.<p>Idyllic Fall Day in the Napa …

Wineries