Peter Daisyme

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Peter Daisyme is the co-founder of Palo Alto, California-based Hostt, specializing in helping businesses with hosting their website for free, for life. Previously he was the co-founder of Pixloo, a company that helped people sell their homes online, that was acquired in 2012.
leadership
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5 Leadership Traits No Entrepreneur Succeeds Without

Entrepreneurs have some of the hardest jobs in the world. At an established company and with a competent team, leading is mostly a matter of keeping the rudder straight. At a startup, it’s another story entirely. Entrepreneurs wear many hats: the role of marketing, sales, day-to-day operations and more all fall on your shoulders. And once...
validate
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How to Validate Your Business Idea in 30 Days (or Less)

Starting a business requires serious research, but it also requires you to seize opportunity. Jump in without consulting the data, and you risk boarding a sinking ship. Spend a year learning every detail of the space, and your opportunity may already be gone. As with most things in life, a balanced approach is best when it...
freelancers
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How Freelancers Can Stay Afloat During Times of Crisis

Freelancers may have mastered working at home, but that doesn’t mean they have it easy right now. In a crisis like COVID-19, independent contractors are often the first to be cut. Although most freelancers are eligible for loans under the Paycheck Protection Program, the PPP can’t make up for lost work. And those who do...
video
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4 Factors to Consider When Choosing Between TV and Online Video Ads

Not too long ago, video advertising was mostly done through television advertising. Aside from the ads theatergoers saw before a feature film, brands trying to win viewers’ attention had only one platform on which to do it: TV. Today, advertisers not only have the internet, but they also have a series of social media platforms...
automation
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5 Automation Opportunities Every Startup Should Seize

What’s the one thing you wish you’d known when founding your first startup? For me, it’s this: the worst prescription for burnout is more work. Entrepreneurs tend to assume hard work can solve anything. But burnout is different: The more time stressed-out founders put in, the more detached and exhausted they feel. Founders may not...