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hResume Creator Online

For those of you who want to create an hResume we built a creator. Check out the beta version here: hResume Creator. You simply enter your resume data, cut and then paste the code on your website. Give us the URL so we can ping it. We built the Creator for […]

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Niche job boards proliferating, what about people boards?

Om Malik comments on Mike’s new job board, CrunchBoard, and suggests that the online jobs segment is atracting attention from entrepreneurs and venture capitalists (site like Indeed, TheLadders and Jobster).
Our thought is that there is a place for people boards - i.e. places to find great people instead of jobs.  Combine that thought with Microformats […]

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Cocktail Napkin to Startup (DIY Part Twelve)

This is a series of posts describing how we are taking an idea from a cocktail napkin and putting into the real world. Start now, or read along from the start with: part one, part two, part three, part four, part five, part six, part seven, part eight, part nine, part ten and part eleven.
The […]

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Cocktail Napkin to Startup (DIY Part Eleven)

This is part eleven of a series of posts describing how we are taking an idea from a cocktail napkin and putting into the real world. Start now, or read along from the start with: part one, part two, part three, part four, part five, part six, part seven, part eight, part nine and part […]

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Cocktail Naplin to Startup (DIY Part Ten)

This is part nine of a series of posts describing how we are taking an idea from a cocktail napkin and putting into the real world. Start now, or read along from the start with: part one, part two, part three, part four, part five, part six, part seven, part eight and part nine.
Now that […]

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Cocktail Napkin to Startup (DIY Part Eight)

This is part eight of a series of posts describing how we are taking an idea from a cocktail napkin and putting into the real world. Start now, or read along from the start with: part one, part two, part three, part four, part five, part six and part seven.
Prong one of our strategy to […]

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Cocktail Napkin to Startup (DIY Part Seven)

This is part seven of a series of posts describing how we are taking an idea from a cocktail napkin and putting into the real world. Start now, or read along from the start with: part one, part two, part three, part four, part five, and part six.
Our three-pronged project was progressing well:

Prong I: hResume […]

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Spur goes old school: #spur IRC Channel

Spur has a new channel on Freenode for anyone interested in discussing our various projects (Big in Japan, SimpleTicket, Weblogs Work, hResume or Architel).  We know it is a little old school, but it works for us.  Feel free to pop on if you have a question, concern or suggestion.  Someone will usually be on.
Our […]

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Cocktail Napkin to Startup (DIY Part Six)

This is part six of a series of posts describing how we are taking an idea from a cocktail napkin and putting into the real world. Start now, or read along from the start with: part one, part two, part three, and part four.
My next step was to create a project in our Spur […]

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Cocktail Napkin to Startup (DIY Part Four)

Over lunch Brian and I had fleshed out the broad stroaks of the hResume business:
The idea: What if you could create your resume on your own blog or website and allow job sites, potential employers and other interested parties view it as necessary? You could maintain and update your resume in one place. […]

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Cocktail Napkin to Startup (DIY Part Three)

It began with a call from a guy looking to raise money for his Ajax-driven job listing site. He was a nice enough fellow, but I was unable to concentrate on what he was saying. I recall something about a revolution, the best, superior, and earth shattering. Other than that my mind […]

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Cocktail Napkin to Startup (DIY Part Two)

When I came up with the idea of doing a series of “how-to” posts for startups I racked my brain for ways to provide value. I decided that it might be interesting to provide a detailed account of an idea we came up with on May 11th and bring you through the process as […]

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Got a great idea? Join the Napkin Club!

Nick Douglas got an email from Eric who had a “new idea that can revolutionize…yadda, yadda..”, but he would not share the actual idea with Nick.  Nick decided to explain how much an idea is worth.  We spent the last year talking to people with ideas, only a few of them were entrepreneurs.  Most people […]

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Persistant Search

Bill Burnham’s post, “Persistent Search: Search’s Next Big Battleground” talks about how ping servers and RSS will define a whole new segment of search. Interesting article if you get a chance to check it out. Our own work with structured data, such as those defined by Microformats have shown us there is a […]

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