If you’re reading this, that probably means you’re involved in a startup. Which means that you’ve most likely heard about Kanye West’s early-January rantfest on Twitter in which he declared his intentions to kick off a new company, DONDA, which will “pick up where Steve Jobs left off”(!). DONDA will supposedly have 22 divisions including:“architects, graphic designers, directors musicians, producers, AnRs, writers, publicist, social media experts, app guys, managers, car designers, clothing designers, DJs, video game designers, publishers, tech guys, lawyers, bankers, nutritionists, doctors, scientists and teachers.” TWENTY TWO divisions, presumably overseen totally by one guy whose main qualifications are …read more
This monthly Social Media for Startups column is contributed by Cynthia Schames. Cynthia is a senior level sales professional with 15 years of experience in the business world including 8+ years of expertise in Enterprise and SaaS software sales and 5+ years as a successful eCommerce entrepreneur. She is passionate about the cloud and truly believes in the power of social media for more efficient business operations and deeper personal connections.