How to Hubspot If You Have Little Money

Creating an automated marketing campaign without a “big” suite. That’s how it feels to replace Hubspot with cheaper individual tools. Source: Shutterstock / Kit8.net We implemented an automated marketing campaign and replaced Hubspot with a mix of 10 individual tools and a handmade process, reducing the subscription cost by 90%. Here’s how it worked. We planned a…

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Would Triple Entry Accounting Have Saved Thomas Cook?

A Thomas Cook airplane. Now grounded. By Von Milborn / Wikipedia The world’s leading tourism corporation filed for liquidation after years of accounting malpractice. A new accounting technology might have prevented that. On June 9th 1841, Baptist priest Thomas Cook set out to walk from Market Harborough to Leicester (15 miles) to attend a Temperance…

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Lessons for Software Developers Applying for Jobs

Source: Unsplash / Andrei Lazarev I had the exciting experience of recruiting three software developers for my blockchain startup tender.buzz. I received about 150 applications for each position and realized that there is quite some competition out there. I want to share my conclusions to help you stick out from the crowd and land your dream…

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Bitcoin & AI: Trap for Sex Traffickers

Source: Cristian Newman, Unsplash Rebecca Portnoff from Berkley University created an algorithm that can track sex traffickers with the help of Bitcoin. Many prostitutes do not offer their services voluntarily. They are often abducted, sold and forced into prostitution. This range of services is shifting more and more to the Internet in order to offer the prostitutes…

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The Need & the Folly of Bitcoin as Payment Method

Only Cash Makes Happy. Or Does It? Photo: Jonathan Saavedra (Unsplash) Will Bitcoin prevail as a means of payment and in which areas? Let’s first look at what Bitcoin sets out to replace: Credit cards. The process of paying by credit card for online purchases is more complicated than customers usually think. The procedure is the…

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