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Project 2012 revealed: CrushList.com

So, the Project 2012 is CrushList.com CrushList.com “explainer” video: Due to some last minute code modifications and user experience changes, I have decided to push the launch date to 5/28/2012. This CrushList.com idea was originated when my 10 years old daughter asked me how to revel her crush to a boy she likes… My daughter […]

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5/21/2012

After months of delay and many iterations on UX, Project 2012 beta is now planned to go live on 5/21/2012. Some interesting stat with Project 2012: Project 2012 is a dot-com with extreme high virality (wait till you see it), the entire experience has only 4 pages, designed with multilingual capability, initial beta launch with […]

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Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act

On 4/5, President Obama singed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act and my project 2012 is nearly beta ready. Have dealt with angel and VCs before but never CrowdFunding. Seriously thinking about giving it a try. KickStarter.com, Indiegogo.com, CircleUp, etc… wonder if they have standard termsheet in place?

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Project 2012

With a simple idea, I have startup a new project today. I code named it the “project 2012”. The current plan is to bring the beta online by Valentine’s day. I have secured the domain, started SEO preparation, began the engineering of site navigation flow and user experience, and platform design. Plan to use developers […]

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English.Asia

I got connected with a well known international publication company who is about to launch their English learning web platform in Asia, the Greater China region to be specific. I had the chance to preview their product and it sure looks very exciting! Asian youngsters are hungry to learn English, the web product can not […]

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Startup Quotes

I came across this great site, “Startup Quotes“, last week. Lots of inspiring and encouraging quotes from entrepreneurs of our time. I am sure we all could use some inspirations from time to time.

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TradingClub.com

I had the domain, TradingClub.com, for quite sometime now and have received numerous offers for this name.  Today, I received, by far, the most generous offer for this name, a handsome $50,000!  However, I, again, turned it down.   TradingClub.com has a decent SEO premium built-in to it, google the term “Trading Club” yields 427,000 results!   Great sounding and […]

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Web 3.0 – SoLoMo… Here I am!

My buddy in Beijing called. He mentioned that one of the hottest topic in GMIC (4/27 ~4/28 @ Beijing) this year was SoLoMo.  SoLoMo stands for Social, Local, and Mobile, a concept developed by John Doerr early this year. Is SoLoMO really something new?  I think not.  When I acquire the domain www.here.im back in 2007, I had […]

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SEO in 1996

SEO, a marketing buzz word, stands for “search engine optimization”:   “Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in search engines via the “natural” or un-paid (“organic” or “algorithmic”) search results.” – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   SEO is one of the most cost effective marketing strategies […]

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