Problems + Pain = PROFIT for Startups

I have just stolen/adapted that headline from Christine Comaford-Lynch of Mighty Ventures

It is the opening title of the first email that she sends to new subscribers to her email list, and goes on to say

Keep Startups Simple?

This is something that distracts me from my long-term goals.

Paul Graham of Y-Combinator

Here it is: I like to find (a) simple solutions (b) to overlooked problems (c) that actually need to be solved, and (d) deliver them as informally as possible, (e) starting with a very crude version 1, then (f) iterating rapidly.

The One Million [blank] Day

In the realm of Internet & Affiliate Marketing, John Reese with his $1,000,000 Day certainly got his name in the history books, and many others have emulated his achievement.

You can start multiplying the number, or adding zeros, but that is rarely as impressive.

Lijit Alpha? – Google Custom Search Engine Is Not Currently Suitable For Site Search

Lijit My Network
Lijit Search

Lijit

There has been some talk today about Lijit, a service intended to be a better way to search for information. I was pointed in the direction of it by a post by Matthew Chen of Megite, which in turn led me to another blog I subscribe to but hadn’t looked at yet, A VC, who discussed a Lijit search for Venture Capital blogs that is now appearing on the VC Feedburner Network coordinated by Brad Feld who also discusses it.
This is all based upon a partnership between Lijit and Feedburner. I hadn’t seen anything on the Feedburner blog about this partnership but as I am interested in Google CSE and Feedburner, I thought I would take a look.

Angel Investor | VC | Phishing

Gmail
Gmail

I use Gmail for email, and it catches most spam.
I do however monitor my spam folder carefully because a few useful emails such as my contact form results and Spam Karma Reports sometimes end up there.