Kai Davis

You should follow Kai on Twitter and read his personal blog where he writes about strategy, marketing, entrepreneurship, experiments, and victory. You can follow him on Google+.

Recent Articles Published by Kai Davis

Vote Tim Berry as a Small Business Guru on SmallBizTrends!

Can I ask you for a quick favor? Tim Berry, the founder of Palo Alto Software and a personal friend, was just nominated as a Small Business Influencer in the Guru category on SmallBizTrends.com. Everyone at Palo Alto Software would love to see him win. We’re hoping that you can help us out by voting... Read more »

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An Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Designed for entrepreneurs who are either starting a new business or growing an existing one, Palo Alto Software’s Start, Run & Grow Your Business: An Introduction to Entrepreneurship course is currently being taught at colleges and universities around the country. This course takes students through the process of conceiving, creating, managing, and growing their own... Read more »

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Starting your Startup (Joe Stump at FOWA Vegas 2011)

Joe Stump, CEO and founder of SimpleGeo, put together this slide deck on starting your startup. 99% of the presentation is key for anyone starting a business. The other 1% is for people starting a technology startup. Choosing your technology stack is one of many decisions you’ll have to make when creating a company from... Read more »

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How to Get Started as an Entrepreneur

This is a selection of articles that I keep at hand for when I need a nudge to get started with a project or to help me get started building something to see what it can turn into. Read more »

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How to Build a Great Website for Your Restaurant

This article is part of our Restaurant Business Startup Guide—a curated list of articles to help you plan, start, and grow your restaurant business! You’ve just opened the doors to your restaurant and had a great first week. But you know that more of your potential customers are at home, hungry, and searching Google for... Read more »

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How Can I Get an M.B.A to Help on a Project?

Tim is out of the office this week for a business planning competition in Texas, but while he’s out, here are two resources to help you with your business planning: How Can I Do a Better Job Forecasting Sales? An accurate sales forecast is one of the most important parts of  a business plan. In... Read more »

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Fortune Cookies Contain Good Marketing Advice

This is a guest post from Gil Effron, founder and CEO of New York City-based Strategies For Growth. Gil’s post today talks about how to maximize your marketing efforts. — Kai My wife and I frequently visit a Chinese restaurant in our neighborhood. The food is good, the service is great, and the philosophy is... Read more »

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Selling to Underserved Markets

Patrick McKenzie, the founder of Bingo Card Creator, recently gave a talk at the Business of Software conference about selling software to underserved markets. Patrick’s message, while focused on software, is universal: Why do we suck at selling to women? Because we suck at selling to pretty much everyone. — Patrick McKenzie The marketing message... Read more »

Webinar March 31: Dumb Ways Entrepreneurs Fail with Technology

If you’re a business owner, business manager, or entrepreneur interested in avoiding the simple mistakes you could make with technology in your company, register for Tim Berry’s webinar on Dumb Ways Smart Entrepreneurs Fail in Using Technology. Tim will discuss how even very smart small business owners make dumb mistakes when it comes to implementing... Read more »