Drew Rasansky

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Locket Puts Ads On Smartphone Lock Screens, Pays You To Use Your Phone

Would you install an Android app that put ads directly on your smartphone’s lock screen? No? What if you were paid to do so, and whenever you swiped to unlock your device, you made a little money? That’s the promise of a new mobile application called Locket, launching today for Android, backed by …

3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Focus On Venture Capital

Oftentimes, entrepreneurs think the success of their company depends on their ability to catch the ear of investors and raise capital. But the truth is, pitching your company to venture capital and private equity firms is about as effective as buying lottery tickets.<p>With a continuously growing …

Crowdfunding With A Twist: CrowdIt

Crowdfunding platforms are great places to collect capital for startups or small businesses or projects, but what else could they do? That’s the question a Springfield, Missouri-based platform called CrowdIt is asking.<p>The company, which launched in March, is seeking to fill a gap it sees in the hot …

9 Pieces of Data E-Commerce Entrepreneurs Should Collect

There’s no question that the future of e-commerce is in personalization. But you can’t improve your customers’ online shopping experience (or retain existing customers) without understanding what it is they want in the first place — which means you need to be understanding, and then acting, on …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …