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KillerStartups Weekly Roundup

Brace yourselves! It’s March Madness time. NCAA tourney games are just getting started, but insanity has already taken a firm hold. Yahoo is closing up shop in China. Not even angry birds can keep profits safely aloft. Good thing you can still count on the KillerStartups weekly roundup. Zero-cost international voice calls, a web publishing platform with a keen eye on monetizing, networks with lasting connections… Listen: it’s that sweet sound of nothin’ but net.

 

 

 

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Killer Startups

  • Ever wanted to grab the mic from the network broadcaster and share your incredibly insightful and poetic commentary with the world? Forget live tweeting. Have a listen to Rabble.
  • Before your company finds itself infamous for a terrible training video reproduction (oh, yes, collections of duds do exist), check out Unius, an e-learning platform that lets you avoid unnecessary embarrassment.
  • Coco. Free international voice calls. Free international voice calls! Free international voice calls! Yeah, it’s that exciting.
  • No reason why Superman should grab all the attention for trying to save the world in bright red underwear. Naja is just as boldly dressed as the man of steel (and unbothered by kryptonite).

 

Living the Startup Life

  • Using food pics to let a nutritionist coach us toward better eating habits is one helluva tasty idea.
  • Kind of embarrassing that the obvious needs to be stated, but: you can make money publishing online. And someone finally wised up to making it easier for people to manage and monetize content.
  • We all talk routinely about how startups address pain points. Safe to say that Flaredown, taking on chronic illness, truly earns the right to do so.

 

Startup Tips & Trends

  • The ideal personal network is surprisingly small. Here are some killer tips for building a more concentrated, powerful network.
  • How can you be sure if you’re ready to start up? There’s a way to gauge your readiness – and a blueprint for exiting the planning stages successfully.
  • One way to keep time in perspective (read: stay productive) is to see how you’re spending it more clearly. The right calendar app makes a huge difference.

 

Photo Credits

Julenochek | Brocreative

Author : Keith Liles

Keith Liles is a freelance writer who loves travel, music, wine, hiking, poetry, and just about everything. He practices saying "yes" to life vigorously, rehearsing for the phone call when he's asked to tour with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. Follow Keith on Twitter @KPLiles.

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