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July 2009

Week #5 at TextDigger

Wow, only one week left. But that doesn’t mean the workload has lessened! My final project for TextDigger is to compile a comprehensive list of all the SEO/SEM firms in the world. No easy feat, since I am estimating the number to be around 4000. But this last task is …

Week #4 at TextDigger

I came into the office on Monday morning at around 8:20 am. By 8:24, I found myself yielding to gravity in the surprisingly challenging battle of keeping my head off the keyboard. I had spent the weekend enjoying the vibrant night life of San Francisco with my fellow TEC interns, …

Week VII

As the TEC program is unfortunately getting closer to its end, we had another great group of speakers come in to talk to us at the True headquarters at Pier 38. This week’s speakers included SocialCast founder Tim Young, GigaOM CEO Paul Walborsky, and True Partner Puneet Agarwal. Although quite …

How a soccer match parallels a winning startup.

I was lucky enough to get tickets to watch Club America duel it out with Intermilan at Stanford Stadium, and during the course of the extremely hot, intense match I learned that there are many parallels between playing and winning a soccer match to starting and managing a startup. In …

The Infectious Office

The great thing about working for an art related startup is that the office is awesome. From incredible sketches hanging on the wall, to infectious wall art, infectious car art on the everyone’s vehicles, to laptop and Iphone skins on everything on everyone’s desks, makes the office from a visual …

Final Thoughts

We are now in the last of our eight weeks in the TEC program. Yesterday in our weekly marketing meeting I reminded the team that it was my last week with them at SendMe. The time has surely flown by. I vividly remember the first few days at SendMe, trying …

Week VI and Video

Work In week VI, I mainly worked on content writing for the company website. As the web today becomes an important tool for lead and sales generation, companies start paying more and more attention to their website content. Not only does the content have to speak well for the products …

Week #3 at TextDigger

When I think about all of the projects and tasks that I have been involved with during my first three weeks at TextDigger, I still have a pretty clear recollection of what I was doing each day – and so far, so good! But it’s difficult to believe that this …

Palo Alto, Danny Shader, John Burke, and Stanford

This week GigaOM’s Director of Product Management, Jaime Chen, returned to the office after trekking to Europe and Africa. It’s good to have her back, since she makes everything more organized and makes sure we meet our deadlines/goals. On Tuesday, Jaime set up a meeting and a conference call with …