Should you sell your viral app?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Aaron Franklin Congratulations! Your app went viral. Your traffic is growing exponentially. All the tech blogs are writing about you. Now what? We live in amazing… Read More

How Domain Hoarding is Killing Innovation

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Nathan Parcells Domain hoarding is probably my least favorite residual industry to come out of the tech sector — worse than the… Read More

Can I Pick Your Brain?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Alyssa Royse When someone asks me, “can I pick your brain,” what I hear is, “will you work for me, for free?”… Read More

On Small Business Taxes

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Aaron Franklin During political campaign season, it’s very common to hear politicians on both ends of the spectrum talk about their support… Read More

Did You Grow Last Year?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Aaron Franklin I left Microsoft to embark on a one year experiment. 12 months later, much is still up in the air. I thought… Read More

When should you “Buy the business?”

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Gerry Langeler We’ve all been there.    You and your start-up company have worked your tails off to land that signature account… Read More

Blame The Victims When It Comes To Spam

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By David Aronchick Some times the best intentions can ruin your business. The founders of StackExchange have in just a few years built… Read More