Category: Startups

Why is Bulgaria Web Summit 2015 so different from any other event?

When I talk to sponsors and even to friends about the Summit, they always ask me what makes our event different. So here’s the secret: We started this event 11 years ago (under a different name) as an effort to create something amazing and affordable for IT guys in Bulgaria. At the same time we…

10 things every startuper must know about e-mail marketing and will not find anywhere else.

This mini-book has been staying for at least 2 months in my backlog waiting to be pushed online. It’s time has finally come. I know there are millions of mini-books like that, but this one is different, because it shows things that I’ve learned from my experience working in startups and with communities from 20…

Bulgaria Web Summit 2014 with GitHub, ElasticSearch, SmashingMag and more friends

I think it’s time to write something about Bulgaria Web Summit – the event I am organizing since 2004. Of course the name back then was WebTech but this is just a formality. Why Bulgaria Web Summit? Honestly I don’t know, it was like … how we will name it .. Bulgaria Web Summit. The…

Mission Possible: Teach your clients to give you a perfect bug reporting, especially for design issues.

Let’s start this story with another story: CLIENT: There’s a strange symbol after the company name – can you remove it? ME: Hmm… I don’t see anything. Does it come after the exclamation point? CLIENT: The what? ME: The line and dot after – wait, you mean the exclamation point? CLIENT: I guess. Is that what…

Marketing Kanban Style for Tech Startups

Oh no, there is no mistake. It’s not Gangdam Style! I am always trying to mix software development methodologies into community and marketing management. Last year I gave a talk at Fosdem about using Agile methods, and especially Trello, to engage your community. Currently I implementing a similar approach into a project I am involved…

Getting inspired by Felix Baumgartner to change … education.

The record breaking space jump of Felix Baumgartner was not only adventurous but inspirational. Glogster EDU wants to take it’s own leap and break some records as well. We want to add TEN THOUSAND new supporters for “The Initiative to Change Current Education Methods” by Friday, October 19th. [box] Jump over to changedu.org now to join us…

Change the education worldwide by remixing the web

We want to empower students to show their originality and knowledge, all while speaking to them in languages they understand: Multimedia and the Web. Through discovery and implementing new ways of teaching, we could inspire the creativity of the next Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Larry Page or Sergey Brin to create something new, exciting and…