20 Jan

Reasons Every Startup Should Blog

A blog is a great way to open up the dialogue between your startup and the online community.  It is something we (Cahoots) have been doing for a few months now while we refine our concept and product.  Our blog has been a fantastic tool, asset, and o...

20 Jan

Putting the ‘Mod’ in ‘Modern’

ModCloth.com is an online clothing, accessories, and decor retailer specializing in vintage, indie, and retro-inspired style.  Mod Cloth was started by high school sweethearts Susan Gregg and Eric Koger who were only seventeen and eighteen at the tim...

20 Jan

The Future of Online Bartering

A barter exchange system is one where goods and/or services are directly exchanged without money. For example, trading chickens for a newspaper subscription or offering free baking in exchange for manicures. Bartering predates currency and is still c...

20 Jan

Top 10 Reasons You Don’t Get Retweeted

Have you ever hit the ‘tweet’ button expecting to send ripples through the twitterverse and had nothing happen?  There are a variety of reasons people may not be sharing your tweets and you should consider experimenting to find your ideal tweeting st...

20 Jan

Why Social Media Is So Addictive

Social networking sites are full of opportunities for positive reinforcement.  A ‘Like’ on Facebook, retweet or mention on Twitter,  comment on a status, endorsement on LinkedIn, a repin on Pinterest and a new follower are all forms of positive reinf...