Have You Signed Up For The CSUF Startup Competition Yet?

Calling all current CSUF students: Applications for the CSUF Startup Competition are due this Saturday! Application link: http://bit.ly/csufstartupapplication The application is simple, some would say painless, and the rewards can be huge Our goal with this competition is to challenge all CSUF students to actively think about the problems they encounter or see others dealing [...]

Mental Stresses of Being a Freelancer

We normally don't do this but this is an important topic. Mental health is something that I didn't think much about before working with entrepreneurs but it became apparent very quickly that mental health is something that entrepreneurs have to deal with all the time. And I think that freelancers certainly fit under the entrepreneur [...]

CSUF Startup Competition Announced; Open to all Current CSUF Students

Cal State Fullerton students are some of the most naturally entrepreneurial young adults I have ever known. Of course, our entrepreneurship students frequently are working on launching startups or working on side hustles but so many students not majoring or minoring in entrepreneurship are entrepreneurial. That's why it was an easy decision to launch the [...]

How Entrepreneurs Can Defeat The Dreaded Trough Of Sorrow

Phillip Stinis, manager of the CSUF Startup Incubator, hosted a seminar last night with a couple of dozen attendees eager to learn how to go from concept to launch and how to beat that trough of sorrow. What is the "Trough of Sorrow"? Credit: Phil Graham and Andrew Chen (link) The Trough of Sorrow is [...]

Her Stories: Latinas in Hollywood

In the past we have covered the tremendous work that Natalie Rodriguez '14 is doing. You can get the whole story by clicking the link in the last sentence but the short version is that Natalie has for the last couple of years been diligently working on her first film, Extraordinary Ordinary. This film will [...]

How To: Convert Web Traffic Into Customers Using SEO and Inbound Marketing

This is one that fell through the cracks a bit and should have been posted long before today. Last year we were fortunate enough to have Michael Daehn in to talk about the work that he does as a marketing consultant for all kinds of businesses. The purpose of this talk was to give people [...]

Are You Going To Eurekafest This Year?

Eurekafest is a veritable Startup Convention (Startupcon would be a cool name) and this year's event is coming up. On April 6, join the entrepreneurship community for "music, parties, pitches, and innovative content from speakers you won't want to miss. Come hear from our distinguished lineup of speakers, network with industry influencers, hear new companies [...]

Content Marketing – An Individual’s LinkedIn Experience Case Study

One of the things that mystifies me the most when it comes to startups and businesses, in general, is how many entrepreneurs think that content marketing is easy and cheap. I suppose the thinking goes something like this: We have a lot of content that we can make, we think it's interesting, when we post [...]