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IPOs vs Startup Investments for Middle-Class Folks

Everyone wants to have a chance to invest in the next Google, Facebook, or Coinbase. The success stories of these billion-dollar companies that we see in the media are driving more and more personal investors (I am talking about working middle-class folks – not professional fund managers) to place bets (startups investments) via various crowdsourcing…Continue readingIPOs vs Startup Investments for Middle-Class Folks


What does a Product Manager do?

Code is the essence of every software product. But clients don’t buy code. All the clients actually want is a solution for their problem. Every developer and tester from the team adds their brick to the product. But, all their effort can be wasted if a clear objective is not defined and communicated. Defining the…Continue readingWhat does a Product Manager do?

Metamorfoza Zitec, de la servicii IT la propriile produse, cu Alex Lapusan

In episodul #2 al podcastului “Intraprenorii” il avem invitat pe Alexandru Lapusan, fondatorul Zitec. Alex ne impartaseste cateva invataturi din calatoria echipei Zitec, cum au reusit sa lanseze 2 produse proprii de succes, de ce nu vrea sa mai auda de fonduri europene prea curand si cateva din cartile sale preferate.

Filozofia de business si viata a lui Radu Georgescu

In primul episod al podcastului “Intraprenorii” il avem invitat pe Radu Georgescu. Radu ne imparteseste cateva idei din filozofia sa de business, si viata, La ce se uita atunci cand evalueaza un startup si cateva din cartile sale preferate.


What’s the NEXT action?

Every time you feel stuck or you’re getting started working on a big project ask yourself this: What’s the next action? That’s all you need. Once you have a clear answer to this question focus on accomplishing that action and put everything else on hold. Of course, deciding the next action is much more complex,…Continue readingWhat’s the NEXT action?

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How I Built Our Marketing Team, 15 Years After Launching

Advanced Installer is the product our team has been working for over 15 years. This article talks about how I built our first marketing team, in 2019. Enjoy 😉 As a developer, you invest months, if not years, in turning an idea into a reality. When the time to launch comes, you expect the customers’…Continue readingHow I Built Our Marketing Team, 15 Years After Launching

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Good technical writer – Bad technical writer

Writing technical content: articles, user docs. A task dreaded by so many people, especially those building software products. It’s easy to forget that the docs are just as important as your code. Good documentation can mean the difference between average and great products. For some years now, I have been involved in creating content for…Continue readingGood technical writer – Bad technical writer

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How to Electronically Sign a PDF for Free

How do I fill in and sign a document in 3 simple steps? 1) Convert that document to PDF format. If the document is not already a PDF you can save it as a PDF as follows. For Word documents. Files -> Save As -> This PC -> select file type and give it a…Continue readingHow to Electronically Sign a PDF for Free


Tips for remote work

Remote work is getting mainstream amid the coronavirus pandemic. If you haven’t been working remotely until now here are some tips that I try to apply, hopefully it will help you adapt easier. I will try to keep this simple and not go into hardcore practices from famous remote teams. Their practices are very good,…Continue readingTips for remote work

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Making Something People Want

Entrepreneurs often think of their startup as their “baby”. I think a better analogy would be an “egg”. It’s extremely fragile, concentrated, it contains all the DNA that will define the foundation of the future (grown-up) company and you don’t know what it will look like until it hatches. How to Find Product Ideas I…Continue readingMaking Something People Want