I'm the founder of Random Nerds. I love writing and talking about, entrepreneurship, technology, and video games. You can follow me on twitter @joecorbett..

 

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For MakeOffices CEO, Member Retention Is Key Differentiator

I sat down with MakeOffices CEO Raymond Rahbar on the eve of the grand opening of their new flagship coworking space – a 40,000-square-foot chunk of real estate in the heart of Clarendon, Virginia – because I wanted to know how he planned to…

Don’t Bet Everything on Social Media

A little over a month ago, I challenged a co-worker to take a hiatus from social media, specifically Twitter. My goal was to have him reconsider the way he leverages social media and recalibrate his perception of the value his social activity garners, both for himself and others. Also,…

Entrepreneur By Default

As an entrepreneur with more than a decade of experience, I have no difficulty relating to other entrepreneurs and the emotions we all experience starting something new, seeing something succeed, or seeing something fail. It wasn’t until recently, at Tech Cocktail Week, that I…

Birdling Bags Reminds us That “Startup” ≠ “Tech Company”

It’s all too common for technology-focused entrepreneurs to forget that not every “startup” is a “tech company.” I know that when I personally hear the word “startup,” I often wrongly assume the company is centered around developing an application, a platform, or perhaps a service heavily supported…

Meet Colin Grussing, New Orleans’ Most Fearless and Crazy Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs are often described as a bit crazy; those of us who have embarked on an entrepreneurial journey can tell you that “crazy” comes in handy. Some entrepreneurs take crazy to another level; however, when it’s combined with fearlessness, that’s when big things can…

TweetWall Pro: The Tool You Should Be Using at Your Next Event

Recently, I had the opportunity to make use of what I think is one of the most reliable and promising Twitter visualization products on the market. I know what you’re thinking… Who needs another product that piggy-backs on Twitter, with the purpose of showing…

Marquee: Connecting Music Fans with Their Favorite Bands

I had the opportunity to talk to Ethan Rosenberg, cofounder of one of New Orleans’s most promising startups, Marquee Mobile. They’re a lean team that has successfully dealt with some of a startup’s most difficult challenges, from working as a remote team to pounding…