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We're Tim and Mallory! Our goal is to generate income online with no starting capital. Our blog shares what we learn along the way!
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Was Zynga’s Deal To Buy OMGPOP That Disastrous? Here’s Some Perspective.

Was Zynga’s Deal To Buy OMGPOP That Disastrous? Here’s Some Perspective. | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
Draw Something, the game that could do no wrong now seems like it can do little right, at least according to the blogosphere.
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Buddy Media bought by Salesforce for $745M

Buddy Media bought by Salesforce for $745M | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
Salesforce has acquired a firm that makes marketing software to promote products on social sites including Facebook and Twitter.
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Boston-Based Startup Proves You Aren't Lying On Your Resume - Forbes

Boston-Based Startup Proves You Aren't Lying On Your Resume - Forbes | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
The revolution in higher ed is coming, we hear, with education companies across the country aiming to displace the leafy campuses of yore - along with their six-figure price tags.
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7 Traits of Incredibly Successful Entrepreneurs - Forbes

7 Traits of Incredibly Successful Entrepreneurs - Forbes | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
First, what exactly is an entrepreneur? Well, Wikipedia defines it like this: “An entrepreneur is an owner or manager of a business enterprise who makes money through risk and initiative.” And this would be kind of correct.
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25 things investors say when rejecting your startup

25 things investors say when rejecting your startup | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
After speaking with a number of fellow “hustlers” (fellow fundraising CEOs), I was able to amass an awesome list of classic messages people have received from investors after initial contact or initial pitch.
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Marketing Plan Tactics For Independent Musicians – Part 3 of 3: Content Is King

Marketing Plan Tactics For Independent Musicians – Part 3 of 3: Content Is King | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
Here’s the final post in my 3 part series discussing some basic marketing plan elem...
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Marketing Plan Tactics For Independent Musicians – Part 1 of 3: New Album Preparations

Marketing Plan Tactics For Independent Musicians – Part 1 of 3: New Album Preparations | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it

Chris Hacker here, I create Marketing Plans for artists at Cyber PR® and really enjoy working with my many clients. I've noticed a huge problem though...

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Little Monsters: the Social Network

She already dominated the pop world, but now with over 51 million fans on Facebook and 24 million Twitter followers, Lady Gaga plans to conquer the social media world with her very own site.The plan is to round up all of her fans and unite them under...
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Kenyan Entrepreneur Invents A Shoe Based SmartPhone Charger

Technology equips our everyday objects with incredible functions. And a student from Kenya may have discovered a way to include shoes in the mix. He claims that he has found a way to charge cell phone batteries while on the go by using one’s shoes.

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It's interesting how things are changing: Disney Launches "Where's My Water?" Merchandise Line

It's interesting how things are changing: Disney Launches "Where's My Water?" Merchandise Line | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it

Disney Mobile and Disney Consumer Products (DCP) today announced the first line of merchandise based on Disney's hit mobile game, "Where's My Water?". The new line extends the story of Swampy the Alligator, Disney's first original character for mobile, and includes an impressive line-up of licensees and retailers...

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Amazon Appstore For Android Now Lets Users Test Drive Apps Right On Their Devices

Amazon Appstore For Android Now Lets Users Test Drive Apps Right On Their Devices | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
Unless an app you have your eye happens to have a free demo version to muck about with, there's little one can do to try out an Android app on a device in advance.
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Why Everyone Will Have To Become An Entrepreneur

Why Everyone Will Have To Become An Entrepreneur | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
The comment "the only constant is change" has become a cliche because it is true. Swirling economic changes can sweep you out of a job. That's why you need to gain entrepreneurial skils.
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#MustFollow: 20 Twitter Accounts Every Successful Entrepreneur Should Follow

#MustFollow: 20 Twitter Accounts Every Successful Entrepreneur Should Follow | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
We've curated a #mustfollow list of twenty Twitter accounts that are tweet-worthy, relevant and clarity-certified -- for smart startups, small businesses and entrepreneurs.
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Mozilla Thimble preview

Mozilla Thimble preview | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
Later this month, we’ll be releasing Mozilla Thimble. Thimble is a simple web page editor combined with a series of ‘projects’ that help you learn the basics of HTML and CSS. The ...
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Google buys social startup Meebo

Google buys social startup Meebo | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
Meebo, which was founded in 2005, started as a web-based instant-messaging company. It's since expanded to offer social and advertising products -- attractive for Google+.
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You Know You're An Entrepreneur When... - Forbes

You Know You're An Entrepreneur When... - Forbes | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
Three ways to confirm you have an entrepreneurial mindset and some tips to make your journey more fun and productive.
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Here's The TED Presentation About Rich People That TED Doesn't Want You To See

Here's The TED Presentation About Rich People That TED Doesn't Want You To See | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it

Too hot for TED. ... Nick Hanauer argued that rich people actually don't create jobs, and that cutting their taxes is harmful to the middle class.

 

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10 Reasons You Shouldn't Wish For Overnight Success

10 Reasons You Shouldn't Wish For Overnight Success | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
1. You won’t be mentally prepared to deal with all of the fame, fortune, and intern...
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Marketing Plan Tactics For Independent Musicians – Part 2 of 3: Album Launch

Marketing Plan Tactics For Independent Musicians – Part 2 of 3: Album Launch | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
The first piece in this 3 part series discussed steps you should take before you start promoting a new album, such as having your online presence all in...
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Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive « Alex.Moskalyuk

Noah Goldstein’s, Steve Martin’s (no, not that Steve Martin’s) and Robert Cialdini’s Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive is a pop psych book, where a bunch of research in psychology is distilled into one readable volume. 

The authors take the position that persuasion is a science, not art, hence with the right approach anybody can become the master in the skill of persuasion. So, what are the 50 ways?...

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Facebook to Launch App Store

Facebook to Launch App Store | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
Google has Android Market and Google Play. Apple has App Store. Now Facebook is also launching its own platform for third-party applications.
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White House to startups: we want ‘badass innovators’

White House to startups: we want ‘badass innovators’ | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
The country’s top tech talent may gravitate to Silicon Valley and New York, but the White House is making a hard push for them to consider a “tour of duty” in Washington, DC.
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The state of social media 2012 [infographic] - Holy Kaw!

The state of social media 2012 [infographic] - Holy Kaw! | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it
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10 Surprising lessons in my first year as an entrepreneur

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to truly pursue your passion and make money doing it? Women are leaving Corporate America at twice the rate of men to start their own businesses.
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Here's Why Google and Facebook Might Completely Disappear in the Next 5 Years

Here's Why Google and Facebook Might Completely Disappear in the Next 5 Years | Bootstrapping Income | Scoop.it

Web 1.0 companies never got social. Web 2.0 companies will never get mobile. Mobile companies will never get what's coming next...

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