It’s Crazy To Rely On Amazon To Sell Your Product

Everybody who sells something through a third party needs to figure out their ecommerce strategy, says VaynerMedia CEO Gary Vaynerchuk. The thought to be reliant on retailers or Amazon or anybody else and not being the driving force of your own destiny of producing something and sending it to somebody is crazy to me.

Stop Making These 7 Online Marketing Mistakes and You Will Crush It, Says Neil Patel

If you avoid those seven online marketing mistakes and you follow these tips you’re going to generate more sales, says popular digital marketing expert Neil Patel. A common theme of Neil’s tips is creating a brand. “Google doesn’t want to rank sites that aren’t brands,” states Patel.

Robert Irvine: New App Makes It Possible For Restaurants To Reopen Safely
Robert Irvine: New App Makes It Possible For Restaurants To Reopen Safely

When you say you’ve done something, say you’re cleaning the refrigerator, and you’re actually outside smoking a cigarette, I know because of geotagging that you didn’t clean that when you said you did. It’s really about accountability of duty of care.

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Mac Transitioning To Our Own Apple Silicon
Apple CEO: Mac Transitioning To Our Own Apple Silicon

Today is the day that we are announcing that the Mac is transitioning to our own Apple Silicon. When we make bold changes it’s for one simple yet powerful reason… so we can make much better products. When we look ahead we envision some major new products and transitioning to our own custom silicon is what will enable us to bring them to life.

If People Can Ride the Subway We Can Open Factories, Says Jason Calacanis

“If people can ride the subway and if people can go to Trader Joe’s and pack into all these different places we can start to open factories,” says legendary tech entrepreneur Jason Calacanis during an interview on CNBC today.

You've Got To Bail Everyone Out, Says Barry Diller
You’ve Got To Bail Everyone Out, Says Barry Diller

You’ve got to bail everyone out says Expedia and IAC Chairman Barry Diller. The damage that is being done every day is enormous. Everybody needs to be bailed out of this one-time thing and we’ll worry about paying the bills later.

Mark Cuban Says Some Banks 'Actively' Avoiding Small Business Loans
Mark Cuban: Some Banks Actively Not Taking PPP Loan Applications

There are some banks who are actively trying not to take applications and to minimize the number of loans they make through the program says investor Mark Cuban. This is despite the fact that it pays a five percent commission for the loans made on the small businesses.

Grubhub
Grubhub Rolls Out $30 Million Stimulus To Restaurants

%%excerpt%% A $250 payment per restaurant (from Grubhub) doesn’t sound like a lot but it’s going to be a huge difference, says Grubhub CEO Matt Maloney. We’re looking at it as a stimulus almost because the way we’re rolling it out is a consumer gets $10 if they spend $30.

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield: We’ve Seen an Enormous Surge
Slack CEO: We’ve Seen an Enormous Surge

In the first 60th percent of this quarter added 9,000 new paid customers, says Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield. That’s a net number. This is compared to 5,000 for the previous quarter and 5,000 for the quarter before that.

Waves of Job Losses For 2.2 Million Startup Employees, Says VC Group

According to a report on CNBC, startups may not get government money from the coronavirus relief bill if they have already taken venture capital or private equity money.