Stress

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I'm sitting at the kitchen table this morning, watching yellow October leaves float down from the big cottonwood in the front yard and pondering my relationship with stress. I have always liked having a lot on my plate. I don't know why that is but I thrive on the feeling of being "up to something". When I was in college, ...

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BlogFrog is now TapInfluence

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When my son was little, my life was so consumed with the basics - carrying him, teaching him, feeding him, and just making sure he made it around sharp corners and ledges without killing himself.  It was hard to imagine him grown up.  But now he’s a teenager, with a driver’s license and a job, and I wonder where all the ...

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13 Ways Running A Start-up is Like Having a Baby

I have given birth to one child and helped launch at least 5 start-ups. I might have a few illegitimate start-ups out there that I don’t know about but we’ll save that for another post. I had a blinding moment of delusion recently with my current start-up where I experienced the exact same feeling I did as the mother of ...

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BlogFrog Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

Being an entrepreneur comes with many moments of frustration, doubt, and isolation. But this past week was not one of them.  Sometimes all it takes is a fleeting moment of celebration and validation to make all the hard work worthwhile.  Or at least it gives you enough of a lift to carry you through a few more months of ...

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BlogFrog Raises $3.2m in VC funding

Along with our employees, partners and investors, this week BlogFrog celebrates the closing of $3.2 in venture funding, led by DC-based Grotech Ventures.  To say we are thrilled is an understatement.  You can read some of the press coverage in TechCrunch, The Next Web, and Media Post. The idea of partnering with ...

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Why SOPA will destroy web innovation

SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, is a radical bill currently being considered by Congress that would wreak havoc on web-based innovation. The nice title suggests the provisions serve merely to prevent copyright infringement and make it harder for people to steal music, videos or other licensed material.  Who doesn’t want ...

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