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Time On Site Is Not A Measure Of Success
Time On Site Is Not A Measure Of Success

But it is the most obvious one to measure. If you ever read about how fantastically well a new startup or company is doing, then you are going to run into that dreaded metric of "time on site". Essentially it is the average amount of time that people are spending browsing your website or app. And the more of it the site gets, the better your website looks, supposedly. And even more recently, the total combined time on site for online services has hit the scene, giving out ludicrous numbers that make you question if we haven't all lost our minds.

6 Startup Mistakes To Watch Out For
6 Startup Mistakes To Watch Out For

If you're looking to start, or are currently in, a startup, then mistakes are part of the game. In fact, they're the biggest part of the game as you can't progress forward until you resolve the issues that you are trying to tackle. But you can perhaps mitigate some of the damage and perhaps get to your next goal faster if you tread carefully.

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When Is The Right Time To Start Your Business
When Is The Right Time To Start Your Business

Sometimes it's difficult to notice because of our usual day to day rush, but somebody owns every single business establishment that you walk into, from the local coffee shop to the small mom and pop shop. Every single one. It's a pretty cool way to look at the world and it definitely should pump you up for starting your own business at some point in your life. And in the current tech boom that we find ourselves in, there is a much less strenuous entry point into starting and owning your own company, your own brand, your own enterprise and or product. So today I'll be going over the best possible time to begin your business and when it might be more beneficial to hold back or to push ahea

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One Year Inside Of Our Startup
One Year Inside Of Our Startup

Something that hasn't been mentioned too much on this blog is the startup that I helped to co-found with close friends and with a close business partner over a year ago. And with the beginning of Y Combinator's Startup School this week, I think it's time for a story. A story about 5 guys looking for something some time ago, an idea, and a random meeting on a random work lunch break as we hid from our project manager. And what happened after. So join me on this tale of technology mixed with uncertainty mixed with curiosity and many many more words in b

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Walter G.
Walter Guevara
Walter G. is a software engineer with over 10 years of professional experience. When he isn't blogging or being a CTO he enjoys coding randomly complex things that he hopes many people will get a chance to use one day.
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