Eddie Earnest
Eddie Earnest is the founder of CharacterIQ, a software company that helps recruiters hire smarter, better, and faster. He focuses on staying ahead of the marketing curve and using that knowledge to build awesome companies.
  • Business
    Recruiting a Team of Founders: How to Attract Talent to Your Idea3 preview recruiting founder team
    In this third article of our startup launch series, we explore strategies for attracting talent and cofounders to your new idea. Every startup idea needs its champions. It’s time to start considering human capital needs in the context of building out your founding team.Read More…
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    Startup Idea Qualification and Risk Elimination in the Early Days2 preview early risk elimination idea qualification
    Learn how to gather the critical external feedback that you'll need to make an informed decision about pursuing your new startup idea. Eliminate some of the avoidable risk of launching your startup by qualifying your idea.Read More…
  • Business
    How to Come Up with Startup Ideas Worth Pursuing1 preview how to startup idea generation
    The first post in the new "Launch a Startup" series provides would-be founders with a framework for new idea generation and self-validation.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Everything You Need to Know to Get Started with AsanaAsana logo
    Asana's a popular new team task manager, but it's so much more than just that. Here's the basics of getting started with Asana, so your team can kick your email addiction and be more productive.Read More…
  • Business
    How to Craft a VC-Ready Pitch DeckPreview vc pitch deck
    In this tutorial, discover a framework for building a concise pitch deck, based on the information most venture capitalists agree is important to include. Then, with this framework in hand, it's up to you to make your pitch deck compelling.Read More…
  • Business
    How to Calculate the Value of Your Early-Stage StartupResearch survey
    As a startup founder, you will invariably face a time when you need to think about the valuation of your company. This article focuses on the steps you should take to calculate a reasonable valuation for your early-stage startup, with some context added that explains why that number becomes so important should you hit the proverbial startup homerun. Read More…
  • Business
    A Smart Guide to Landing Page OptimizationLanding page optimization
    Landing pages are a great way to convert your website traffic into users, email subscribers, or customer leads. In this smart guide to landing page optimization, learn how to apply proven strategies that will help you convert a higher percentage of your site visitors.Read More…