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Flywheel: A Midwest Web Hosting Platform for Designers

Dusty Davidson is a technology-based entrepreneur that is proud to call the Midwest home. Dusty is co-founder and the CEO of Flywheel, which is based in Omaha, Nebraska and provides a website hosting platform for designers and other agencies. Davidson shared he “loves that Flywheel is making a difference in the entrepreneurial community from it’s…

It’s all about Action.

How often do you find yourself day-dreaming about something you wish you did, could have done, or hope to achieve, someday? Then someday never comes and that day-dream becomes just another, could have, should have distant memory. Our next guest article comes from author, Steve Garguilo with an excerpt from his newly released book, Surge which focuses…

Fargo foundation focused on making the greatest impact.

Pat Traynor lives and breathes the mission of the Impact Foundation. He is the Executive Director of this Fargo-based foundation that works to see people collaborate to improve the quality of life by sharing their time, talents and money. The Impact Foundation is strategically focused on serving non-profits and small businesses with training and coaching…

How to create the best Kickstarter for your video game (and more)

As the world of independent gaming continues to rise, so the struggle of makin’ it rather than breakin’ it continues to plague young indie developers around the globe. Sustaining game-making is no easy task. Often the equipment needed to produce quality games can cost a pretty penny; couple that with bills to pay, and it’s…

Why SaaS business model may be the best choice for tech startups

Today’s guest post comes from Mike Warner. Warner has had a 40 year career spanning a broad spectrum of business startups and expansions. They range from food processing to software to pharmaceutical imports and our region’s major hospital/clinic complex. The companies include American Crystal Sugar, Progold, Dakota Growers Pasta, Spring Wheat Bakers, Meritcare (now Sanford) and Agriceutical Resources. His…

A look behind the scenes of 500 Startups with Tristan Pollock

Tristan Pollock, a Minnesota native and NDSU grad, knows the hustle well. He’s the co-founder of Storefront, a company that connects landlords and store owners with retail spaces to rent to pop-up shops. (For instance, Kanye West’s team used Storefront to book a pop-up shop to sell Yeezus gear during his tour in New York.…

Two ways to boost your startup this week

Startup founders both in Fargo and elsewhere, this one is for you. Here are a few programs open for application (with upcoming deadlines!) that offer an opportunity to present or grow your startup in a new way. Whether it be by incubator or competition, here’s two ways you can apply and potentially take your startup…

Finding the ultimate to do list app

Today’s guest post is by Mike Dragosavich, publisher at Spotlight Media. As manager of multiple publications all on tight deadlines, Drago is always on the hunt for new technology to help optimize his time. Here he shares his favorite software for managing ever-growing to-do lists.   If you are like me, you have ten different…

Local startup founder launches video series: Sharing Startups

Brett Knutson creates things that he wants to exist. He created the Hive app a few years ago, because he wanted a social platform to help people meet and hang out (not date). Now, he’s launching a video series called Sharing Startups, because he wanted to create more resources for entrepreneurs. Right now, the best…

9 Extremely Helpful Content Marketing Tools

Creating quality content is a well-recognized part of building company culture and brand. But it’s not doing much if your audience doesn’t see it, and the sheer amount of content marketing tools available can be overwhelming. Fear not! At last week’s Fargo-Moorhead Content Strategy Meet-up, Onsharp digital marketing masterminds Kirsten Jensen and Abby Boggs-Johnson shared…