BlogFrog runs the BolderBoulder

A fundamental guiding principal at BlogFrog is the notion of teamwork.  So when Caitie Ramsburg, our Director of Client Services, put out the challenge to run the annual Bolder Boulder 10K as a team, a handful of troopers showed up.  Not only did they agree to run 6.1 miles through Boulder's residential neighborhoods and up ...

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You fight like a girl

Whenever I hear someone say that phrase to a woman, I used to get offended.  It’s usually said with that demeaning (even if kidding) tone that implies we’re weak, timid and too scared to really put some muscle behind a swing for fear that what comes back at us will be ten times stronger.  Whether it’s about baseball, ...

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People are not as manipulative as you think

Turns out that people are not as "endlessly manipulative" or predictable as we think and MIT studies (and many others) have challenged the theory that rewarding a desired behavior gets you more that behavior. This traditional incentive model works great when the behavior desired involves basic mechanical skills. But once ...

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BlogHer11: Some Favorite Moments

I just got back from BlogHer11, the nation's largest women's blogging conference. 4,100 women all gathered at the San Diego Convention Center for three days of education, networking, and community-building.  It is no small feat to create an environment that supports the diverse needs that come with serving that kind of ...

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The best blogging tip I learned at TypeACon

All of us

I just got back from TypeAcon, a blogging conference held in beautiful Asheville, NC.  I go to several blogging conferences a year and think they are incredibly valuable on so many levels.  I get tons of insight from experienced bloggers on everything from optimizing SEO to designing a header.  I never am able to absorb it ...

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Best Cover Letter Ever

I've received thousands of cover letters in my fifteen years of helping to run start-ups and I've developed a radar that helps me gauge within the first few sentences of an email or cover letter whether its worth reading more.  Generic introductions are the worst offense.  Like when someone sends me an email directly (so ...

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