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Case Study: Choosing The Dinner Daily Menu

Case Study: Choosing The Dinner Daily Menu

WebiNerds recently designed an automated menu-builder for Massachusetts-based startup The Dinner Daily. The new system is efficient and scalable, preparing The Dinner Daily to go nation-wide.   What’s for dinner?   Massachusetts-based startup The Dinner Daily answers the question “What’s for dinner?” by offering customized weekly dinner menus complete with shopping lists and coupons. They help busy families plan healthy dinner meals — complete with sides — while saving time and money.   Most recipes Read More

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Top 6 Reasons for International Startups to Join a US Accelerator

Top 6 Reasons for International Startups to Join a US Accelerator

Many international startups dream of joining a US startup accelerator. But while a top US accelerator like Y Combinator or Techstars can offer many opportunities to startups, it’s important to remember that an invitation to join is not a golden ticket. That said, there are many advantages of participating in a US accelerator program.   In a future article we’ll consider cases when your international startup shouldn’t join a US accelerator. But today, let’s look Read More

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4 Ways to Motivate Remote Developers

4 Ways to Motivate Remote Developers

Startups need remote software development teams with more than just ‘experience.’ Startups need remote developers who share their passion and are personally committed to their company’s success.   So you’ve found a remote software development team that has precisely the expertise your startup needs. Awesome! The perfect team is hard to find. But even if your developers have the skills it takes, you still need to make sure they’re 110% behind your startup idea. How can Read More

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Placing Videos for Startup Website Success

Placing Videos for Startup Website Success

Video has become an integral part of most successful online marketing strategies. But what’s the best way to place that video on your startup website? Let’s consider four video placement strategies and explore the pros and cons of each.   1. The Autoplay Hero Video   A hero image is that large picture — usually overlaid with a snappy phrase or a call to action — at the top of a lot of modern websites. Uber’s website, for Read More

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Challenges of Choosing a Domain Name for Your Startup

Challenges of Choosing a Domain Name for Your Startup

  Picking a company name for your startup can be hard — but choosing a domain name for your startup can be even harder. What should you do when the .com domain for your dream name isn’t available? Should you entirely rethink your branding strategy to get the “perfect” .com address? Should you settle for a second-best .com option? Or should you go for a newer, hipper top-level domain like .io or .me?   Let’s take Read More

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Protect Intellectual Property — Four Scenarios

Protect Intellectual Property — Four Scenarios

In this article we consider legal responses to four possible scenarios US-based startups could encounter when working with external software engineers based in Ukraine.   WebiNerds takes intellectual property protection and client confidentiality seriously. We believe in our product, and so we want to address our client’s reasonable concerns.   For startups, due diligence is terribly important. To show investors that your ducks are in a row, the legal framework for all business relationships must be Read More

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[Case Study] The Challenges of Building a Privacy-focused Ad Platform

[Case Study] The Challenges of Building a Privacy-focused Ad Platform

Ad-Annonce is a privacy-focused, Swiss-based AdWords equivalent that offers targeted advertising while maintaining website visitors’ anonymity. We discuss three challenges we faced while building this ad platform.   Sergey Slepokurov recently developed a privacy-focused ad platform, called Ad-Annonce, that targets the German-speaking market in Germany and Switzerland.   First, some Swiss cows. Before we dive into the details of Ad-Annonce, we have to talk about some Swiss cows. No, these aren’t alpine-dwelling bovines wearing cute Read More

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Why Should Startups Consider an Extended Team Model, Not Outsourcing?

Why Should Startups Consider an Extended Team Model, Not Outsourcing?

US-based startups should consider an Extended Team Model to rapidly augment their core startup team with experienced full-stack developers. Here are five reasons why an Extended Team Model is better than outsourcing.   Defining an Extended Team Model (ETM) Over the past few years there has been a trend in Global Software Development that responds to the inefficiencies of traditional outsourcing. While each company may use slightly different language to describe their unique offering, this general Read More

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Six Facts About Responsive CSS Frameworks

Six Facts About Responsive CSS Frameworks

Since working with Evgeniy on our recent article, Five Challenges of CSS Front-End Development, I became interested in exploring CSS frameworks for myself. So I downloaded Zurb’s Foundation, taught myself a little Sass, and built a really basic responsive site. After learning a bit firsthand, I wanted to find out more about the history of CSS frameworks, the core concept behind CSS frameworks, and how Bootstrap and Foundation compare when used for actual production – Read More

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Four Concerns of Startup Founders About Team Extension

Four Concerns of Startup Founders About Team Extension

WebiNerds addresses concerns of startup founders about working with foreign web development companies according to a team extension model. Tech startups have a short amount of time to get a lot of work done. They need to prove their viability through a series of competitive financing rounds. And as soon as money has been raised, the burndown begins. If a startup has funding for six months, it may take two or three of those months Read More

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Top 3 Frameworks for cross-platform mobile applications
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Web Design vs. Web Development: what’s the difference?
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