Move Over Canva, Visme Has Arrived

A Story Of Success


If you have been looking around wondering how to create your own sexy images and infographics for your blog and social media presence – you have probably heard of Canva.

Hell – you have probably got an account. I have. And it works just fine. And then I found Visme.

On the face of it – same product … different name. Right?

Wrong!

I am not a product reviewer – and so will not be going into the who where, why-for and whats in this post. Not my job – but I have tried both.

Now, if you wander out there and try to get an independent assessment as to which is best – it tends to come down to Visme over Canvas – but what is interesting is that when you drill into the sources of the information that compares the two, a lot of the reviews tend to reference back to Visme as a source. That alone I found interesting, it is hardly an unbiased viewpoint, but some how Payman and his team are truly punching above their weight. Very cool. Continue reading

Putting The ‘Fun’ into Fundraising

fun-draising

Duct tape a teacher to the wall for ‘Kids Against Hunger’.(*)

Steve Ballmer has a lot of money, You know that because he spent 2 billion dollars a couple of years ago to buy the LA Clippers. How much does he get involved in the day to day business of the Clippers? Not too much.

Malcolm Glazer bought Manchester United in 2003. United has for many years held the title of the world’s most valuable sports franchise. Today that valuation sits at around 2.25 billion dollars. That is nearly half a billion more than the number 2 on that table and yes, more valuable than The LA Dodgers, The Cowboys, The Patriots, The Giants and any other team that you might think should be worth more than a little soccer club in the UK.

How much does the Glazer family (Malcolm no longer walks on planet Earth) or Steve Ballmer affect the brand valuation of their respective teams? Close to zero. Continue reading

Add Basecamp To The Unicorn Camp

Basecamp’s Jason Fried proving that you too can be a Unicorn.

A masterful piece worthy of the Onion, made stronger by not actually being on the Onion.

CHICAGO — December 1, 2015–Basecamp is now a $100 billion dollar company, according to a group of investors who have agreed to purchase 0.000000001% of the company in exchange for $1.

and why is it worth that much ? Well – there are many reasons, including

Basecamp will attract twelve billion users by the end of 2016.

How will the company overcome the fact that there are only 7.3 billion people alive today? “Why limit users to people?” said Bhatnagar.

Read it all here.