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Perfect Menu is planning a launch overseas. After winning a Startup Weekend event in late 2012, the Perfect Menu team spent all of 2013 building a brand new product platform. Now, with a new partnership overseas, Perfect Menu is launching to customers in and around the technology hotbed of Tel-Aviv, Israel.

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Winning Startup Weekend

posted by on November 25.12

Perfect Menu came to fruition at Bend, Oregon’s Startup Weekend 2012. In just under three days we developed our entire application from the ground up. We put together a grassroots sales operation, and within our first 24 hours had one of the most influential and trend setting restaurants in Bend using our product. By the end of the event we had customer validation and commitments nationwide.

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The Future of Instagram

posted by on January 9.12
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Instagram gets it right. A simple, lightweight service with a clean, user-friendly design. Behind the scenes only a small, dedicated team. Their innovative work has led to a deeply engaged community brimming with loyal members. Still, the company’s direction remains uncertain. In light of the New Year, I’d like to share some thoughts on the future of Instagram.

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What We Learned Selling MacBlogz.com

posted by on March 11.11
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We recently sold MacBlogz.com. At times the process was daunting, but the knowledge we gained was priceless. This entry hopes to shed some light on what it’s really like to have a piece of software acquired.

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On stage at the D8 conference, Steve Jobs eloquently shared a thought. According to Jobs, had the iPhone debuted on any cellular network, not just AT&T’s, any network would have struggled just like AT&T’s has. I’m calling bullshit.

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Happy teams deliver the best products. Here’s a little insight into some of the ways we structure Think Brilliant. Everyone on our team plays a major role, and everyone’s voice gets heard.

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We’ve been working really hard on some new functionality for SoulPancake. We’re rolling out a slew of great stuff in this release, let’s take a moment to go over some of our latest goodies.

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After giving readers an inside look into the way we use Basecamp, 37signals highlighted our team’s unique approach on their product blog.

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Over at SoulPancake we send out a weekly email campaign called the Weekly SPoonful. The campaign is a beautifully designed recap of the site’s best content from the prior week. The creation of these emails is dynamic in nature, and we integrated with MailChimp to make it work like magic.

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