Introducing Webmica

It’s been a while since I launched a whole new project, the last one was Startup Interns, and that was about a year ago, and the project is doing pretty well. Today I would like to announce Webmica, a company offering subscription-based and one-off services related to WordPress and targeting entrepreneurs, self-employed individuals, small to medium size businesses. What is Webmica? Webmica is going to be the fastest way to get a WordPress site up and running without having to worry about settings, configuration, plugins, security, etc. The best way to explain that is with a little tour. Step one. Visit…

A new marketplace for Interns and Internships

Summer is already here and internship opportunities out there still abound. There are many job sites listing opportunities as well as job fair and hiring events organized by large size companies. Yet, internships and regular job opportunities at startup companies are difficult to find. There are smaller events such as meetups where students and startups can find each other and maybe start a relationship. These type of networking events might work, but they are hard to scale and don’t reach as many people as an online marketplace can. Therefore, after doing some research and testing the idea with a Google form, I decided to…

Interns and Internships

I have always been surprised by the amount of people who need each other but can’t see a way to find each other. This is the problem that online marketplaces try to resolve, some do it good and some others fail to work because they don’t gain the attraction of both suppliers and customers.

With this post, I would like to introduce you to a new marketplace that attempts to connect people looking for internships at local Startups and Small businesses and Startups looking for Interns.

Kickstarter: Our project failed

This is the message I received this morning from Kickstarter about my campaign failing because it didn’t get funded: We’re sorry to report that your project, The Undocumented Engineer, didn’t meet its funding goal. We know how much hard work goes into running a project. You’ve made tremendous progress by launching and working to build a community around your idea. As you’re figuring out your next steps, don’t forget to keep your backers in the loop. They’re your biggest fans and are probably interested in following along with your progress. You can post an update or send them a message…

Kickstarter: Day 10

It’s been 10 days since I launched my first kickstarter campaign for my first book. These series of blog posts are a story of my journey with my first kickstarter campaign. These are the things I’ve tried up until today to get more people to back my campaign: Emailed my entire email list. Twice. Have tweeted multiple times from different accounts about the campaign. Tried unsuccessfully to get influential people to re-tweet or tweet about my campaign. Emailed friends and acquaintances directly to ask them for their support. Have posted the video, book cover and excerpts from my new book multiple…