February 6, 2019 Marketing

Internet Marketing For Startups – Outsourcing vs. Building Teams

Internet marketing is one of the many online disciplines that don’t require education, certification, or any type of entry point that comes with the right background or experience. Same goes for r, web design, web development, advertising, PR – you name it. It’s not the same for medical professionals and lawyers – which is why we don’t deal

January 4, 2019 Sales

Sales And Business Development Tips For Tech Companies

Software engineers often think about starting a web development business of their own. We may be talking about a traditional senior software developer working on a product after hours. No exposure to marketing and sales at work. Traditional Computer Science degree. Complete focus on software engineering. Products Don’t Sell Themselves They launch a product and probably sell

January 2, 2019 Business

How Remote Teams Work Together

Working remotely is about mutual trust. It’s the same as assessing the security of your home, the reliability of your office job, or the viability of your relationship. If you don’t care, you’ll lose. If you stress over it too much, something seems fishy and you may get burned again. I am a proponent of

December 28, 2018 Recruitment

Effective Hiring Tips (For Startups And Growing Teams)

There are fast-paced startups where execution is mission-critical. Then, there are the startups relying on an ongoing and regular business model – think of manufacturing or an ongoing type of activity that could easily take 60–80 hours a week. In other instances, freelancing may be a great model for a lean startup. The beginning phases of

December 5, 2018 Business

How Can Non-Technical Founders Make a Technical Business Work

Are you a non-technical person working on an IT start-up idea, or other technical business ventures, with a bunch of software techies? Best-case scenario, find a technical co-founder and you are good to go. While some non-technical managers and founders are capable of working well with developers, there may be different problems that would jeopardize the growth

September 14, 2018 Entrepreneurship

The Lifecycle Of An Entrepreneur

The most genuine disappointment from entrepreneurship I’ve seen myself were former full-time employees who used to work in large corporations. There was the initial hype, desire, hustle, and dreams. This took a couple of weeks. The hard work and actionable enthusiasm followed. Another month down the road. Yet, results were nowhere to be found. This was just the beginning.

January 10, 2018 Business

How to Create a Business Plan (for Startups)

Young entrepreneurs often forget an important step before launching a startup: creating their business plan. Implementing a website itself is trivial – everyone can spin off a Wix or Weebly website in a matter of minutes and publish it live. Even with a rough business plan drafted quicky upfront. The question is – What do

September 15, 2015 Business

On WordPress Development Retainers

With over 40 people working at DevriX right now, we have revised our service solutions and focused on promoting a type of service that combines our recurring revenue goal with iterative development solutions for some of our clients. While we do provide maintenance services, we realized that a development retainer would be incredibly useful for most of our leads. This month