Anton Pronkin

55 Added | 7 Magazines | 2 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @antonpronkin | Entrepreneur, father, hacker. My passion is design and art.

The cycle of UX design

- A brief intro to UX design<p>Testing one user is 100 percent better than testing none.<p>Testing one user early in the project is better than testing 50 …

UX Design

Startups Anonymous: Everything you need to know about being a non-technical founder

[<i>This is a weekly series that brings you raw, first-hand experiences from founders and investors in the trenches. Their story submissions are</i> …

Paul Graham – Do Things That Don't Scale

One of the most common types of advice we give at Y Combinator is to do things that don't scale. A lot of would-be founders believe that startups …

Digital News Report: Journalists Still Matter - European Journalism Observatory

June 13, 2014 • Digital News • by David Levy<p>The third annual Reuters Institute Digital News Report shows that as the online news environment grows …

How To Pitch to Journalists: Expert Tips From Techcrunch, NYT and more.

Tomorrow’s launch day. You’re a startup founder, and have invested weeks crafting the perfect pitch to send to 100 journalists. You’ve spent hours …

Public Relations

Pitch perfect: A startup's guide to getting coverage - TNW Media

Most young startups needs 3 things: Money, a good idea and a dogged determination to see that idea through to completion. But what about publicity?<p>Some may argue that if an idea is good enough, people will discover it one way or another, and there may be some truth in this. But there’s little …

PR Secrets for Startups

<i>Editor’s Note: At a time when anyone can broadcast their opinions about your startup to the world, public relations requires a new level of engagement on the part of companies and entrepreneurs. But what are the new rules of PR? Guest author Brian Solis, who earlier this month wrote a post for us</i> …

If you hate trying to get press, read this. Now.

When we launched Crew a couple months ago, we didn’t really know how we were going to tell people about it. We wanted to shout it from the top of a …

The New Rules Of Content Monetization

<i>Matthew Capala is an Internet entrepreneur, SEO strategist, speaker, and author. He is the founder of Alphametic, an organic growth accelerator, and SearchDecoder. Mathew is an Adj. Professor at NYU, and is the author of Amazon-bestselling book, “SEO Like I’m 5</i>.”<p>Content monetization in 2015 …

UI, UX: Who Does What? A Designer’s Guide To The Tech Industry

Plus: How Apple, Facebook, Google, and more tech-world heavyweights describe their design jobs.<p>Design is a rather broad and vague term. When someone says “I’m a designer,” it is not immediately clear what they actually do day to day. There are a number of different responsibilities encompassed by …

UX Design

How to Successfully Pitch Your App And Make Sure It Gets Reviewed – Interview With Erica Sadun

I did an interview with Erica Sadun and she delivered with lots of tips that will definitely help you.<p>If you don’t know Erica, she wrote the iOS …

How to Reapply to YC

Y Combinator is an incredible institution and an invaluable experience. I won’t go into details as to why you should apply. You can check out what …

Beta Testing