Sam Melon

Sam finds writing to be a positive and relaxing way to process his experiences. Luckily, he's in a position where he can spend much of his time doing just that! When he's not writing, he enjoys taking photographs, playing music, and having a nice chat or two.

Wanna Travel Cheaper? You Should Be A Trveler

  • June 17, 2014

“I wish I had time to travel.” The quote above doesn’t need to be credited to any specific individual because it has been uttered by countless Americans over the years. It’s sister quote is, of course, “I wish I had money to travel.” Time and money: the two obstacles to would-be travelers worldwide…


Get Your Presentation On With These Hot Tips

  • January 14, 2014

So you’re well into 2014 and you haven’t quite chosen which of the many things you CAN improve on that you actually SHOULD improve on. Well, have you thought about your presentation skills? Chances are that you’ve done many, over and over, and you’ve asked yourself, “How effective am I at presenting…


How To Utilize Your Online Resources To Create Product Buzz

  • December 18, 2013

If you haven’t already heard, word of mouth marketing has many marketing advantages that big budget advertising simply can’t compete with. Startups don’t need to spend as much as they think in order to influence potential customers or users when it comes to utilizing blogs, social media outlets, or…


Stop Worrying And Start Living The Successful Life You Deserve

  • November 4, 2013

We here at KillerStartups know that entrepreneurship can get a bit overwhelming at times. Being part of a passionate team of people with a clear goal in mind is both incredibly exciting and at the same time, it can create intense feelings of worry. Well, don’t get overwhelmed by the worry and certainly don’t…


Hot Tips: Discover How Great Leaders Communicate

  • October 30, 2013

Whether you’re leading your own team or an entire company, solid communication skills are an absolute must. It sounds obvious, but have you taken the time to analyze and work on what areas of communication are necessary to move your startup in a powerful direction? Communication skills are about having…


Let Go Of Fear. Embrace Failure. Launch A Startup Now!

  • May 17, 2013

Now is the time to launch a startup, not later! Don’t reach age 65 only to say to yourself, “Once, I had an idea to launch a business, a startup, and the timing just wasn’t right.” Don’t make excuses about waiting for the right time, not having enough money, or having to take care of your other…


Good Trust Vs. Bad Trust

  • May 6, 2013

What’s one of the most important elements to build and maintain harmony and mutually beneficial growth at your startup? You guessed it: trust. When trust exists among startup team members, startups are in a healthy position to excel and that should make sense! Trust building and maintaining that trust…


Where Did The Time Go?! 6 Time Saving Tips For Entrepreneurs

  • April 16, 2013

Although it can become all too easy to lose sight of your startup’s vision because you’re busy taking care of the daily grind, I’m here to help with suggestions culled from conversations and interviews with founders from around the planet. The feeling that you are constantly chasing your goals or that you…


Avoid These 5 Online Marketing Mistakes – Or Else!

  • April 15, 2013

There’s a lot of talk on KillerStartups about how to successfully gain leverage with social media outlets like Facebook or Twitter. What we’ve not discussed as much are characteristics you absolutely want to avoid. I’ve talked to some truly driven founders and gotten the latest from startup team members…


3 Hot Hiring Tips For Finding The Best Sales Team

  • March 6, 2013

So, your startup is growing and you’ve begun to delegate responsibility to new all-star hires. Yes, I know, it can be hard to give up control, but as long as you’re patient and wait to hire only the best, then you’ll be in good hands! It’s no surprise that, for many startups, there’s a significant challenge…