Decision Pints - Developing Mathematical Thinking Institute, Jonathan Brendefur

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Jonathan Brendefur wondered why people struggled with math, then researched..and collaborated, published, innovated and...After years of persistence, he traced the root of the issue to early childhood education, identified 6 fundamental dimensions that can be measured, and built the only assessment tool that diagnoses a students ability and gives educators the information needed to give the right instruction to impro... Read Full Post

Decision Pints - Chris Shattuck

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In this episode we learned about Chris Shattuck - Open Source Community Influencer, Entrepreneur, and International Celebrity.  He self-started a web design and development agency, subscription product selling training on Drupal, and a number of other ventures. Jason:             Welcome to another episode of decision pints. Today's special guests, Chris shaddock with implied by design build a module and a number of... Read Full Post

Things to know about mobile app development

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Mobile app development is not limited to a single thing, in that you can simply "learn mobile app development" and be successful developing apps. There are layers upon layers of considerations when developing apps for mobile platforms. First off, should you even be developing a mobile app?  If so, then should you build it for iOS and Android both? Or use a hybrid framework - such as React Native, Ionic, Cordova, or... Read Full Post

Decision Pints - James Shawver, SWYM

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We sat down with James Shawver with SWYM - Share What You're Making.  He likens it to "Pinterest for Engineers".  The platform brings people, technology, and projects together to make things and connections.     James parlayed his passion for open source and making things happen into an exciting company.  Learn about about him and SWYM. Audio only:   Transcript below: Jason:              Hey , welcome everybody... Read Full Post

Beyond Digital Marketing - Boise Talk & Workshop

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For everyone in Boise who is interested in Digital Marketing, on January 11th and 12th we hosted the first ever Standup Startup at Trailhead, featuring a special presentation "Beyond Digital Marketing". Following the event, we held a free workshop to help business owners. We brought in digital marketing leader, John Whiting, Founder & CEO of Digital Kryptonite and asked attendees to submit their top questi... Read Full Post

Marketing channels that are best for your business

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Selecting the right marketing channels for your target audience is critical to achieving successful ROI from your digital marketing campaigns.  This assumes you first know who your audience is, understanding where they can be found, and then structuring and executing campaigns to reach the right people via the right channels. Making a mistake in your online marketing channels can be a HUGE, unprofitable expense. In... Read Full Post

Decision Pints - Prince, Art of Visuals

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  Listen to Prince with Art of Visuals on this episode of Decision Pints! Prince followed his passion and created, made art, inspired others, built a following, and a successful business around it all. Learn a bit about his story and Art of Visuals.   Here's a transcript of our conversation: Jason:              well welcome everybody to another long overdue episode of decision ponds. We have a superstar guests... Read Full Post

Growing Your Business AND Community

By jason
We all put hard work, not to mention our hearts and souls, into the pursuits we care about.  We pursue and persevere with our goals, though, not to say we always go about it the best or most efficient way. Now at the start of 2018, it’s appropriate to spend some time reflecting and planning ahead. At Nerdy Dragon, one of our big goals for 2018 is to be more active in our community: to engage, learn, and share.  We’... Read Full Post

Fuel for the Startup Fire - Mobile Apps and Web Solutions for Growth and Scale

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As we close out 2017, it's appropriate to spend a bit of time reflecting and recharging for the new year. 2017 was great, in a lot of ways!  And we're planning to make 2018 even better. We focused on improving our customer service.  On responding faster, more accurately, efficiently, and delivering more value with each engagement we have. On suggesting improvements to clients and meeting internally to discuss how w... Read Full Post

Impromptu Jam Sessions for Creativity & Connections

By jason
With all of the travel that we've been doing, we're fortunate enough to see and gain inspiration from a variety of experiences. One of my favorites of this year was 2 musicians who just love playing.  While we attended SXSW in Austin, we saw each of the musicians (one a guitarist, one a drummer) playing on their own.   At some point, they joined up and held an impromptu jam session - which was just awesome.  Truly... Read Full Post