Monthly Archives: October 2012

Make Freemium Paymium

Guest post by John Fletcher Average iPhone app prices have sunk from $3 in 2009 to nearly to $1 this year and the defensive position is to assume they are heading towards $0.  Enter freemium: apps that are either try-and-buy … Continue reading

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First Look Forum Sneak Preview

Guest Post by Bryan Brewer, Funding Quest As a volunteer “pitch doctor” for the Northwest Entrepreneur Network’s First Look Forum program, I attended the dress rehearsal last week where twelve eager entrepreneurs practiced their pitches for the big event next … Continue reading

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Taxpayer Victory in the WA Board of Tax Appeals

There have been a wave of nexus cases nationally and they seem to have largely gone against taxpayers. However, in the case Sage V Foods, LLC. v. State of Washington (BTA docket no. 11-704), the Washington’s Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) thoughtfully … Continue reading

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I-1053: To Challenge or Not to Challenge?

On September 25, 2012, the state Supreme Court heard arguments on the constitutionality of the voter-approved requirement (aka Initiative 1053 and its predecessor, Initiative 960) that the legislature must approve tax increases by a two-thirds majority.  Unless the state Supreme … Continue reading

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Sales For Startups

Matt Heinz is an established knowledge leader in sales and marketing for startups in the Puget Sound area. So when we heard he’d written the book Sales for Startups, my colleague Christina Chan and I jumped at the chance to … Continue reading

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