No one remembers how you got there, only that you got there.
Creative destruction is gonna be the greatest thing that can happen to Manhattan. Jason Calacani
I think it hurts blogs when they have to turn off their comments.
If folks focus in on a niche and own it, there is a good chance they could make half a living from blogging.
People like rich applications on their desktop, and there is no reason why you can't have both a rich desktop and a light, cloud-based application framework. Why is it always either/or for people?
All we have to do is find something we love doing each day, surround ourselves with like-minded people, and put all of our effort into that one thing at all times.
As a publisher, you have no direct relationship with advertisers. Jason Calacani
Fire fast: Fire people who do not fit into the culture of your company and who are negative.
I'm not an investor in Meerkat, sadly, or, Periscope - I missed both of those - however, I do have a lot of inside information.
Back in the '90s, folks were not sure if they could trust the Web, and frankly, a lot of the services back then didn't provide massive value.
Until you use the iPad for a couple of weeks, you can't appreciate it. But it quickly becomes your primary consumption device.
I find podcasting an enticing space.
Starting is easy. Finishing is hard.
No one has looked at news from new atomic units of content, like a tweet on Twitter.
You can't be ever embarrassed about hustling. Jason Calacani
Excellence is everything today, and most people aren't excellent. If you're not excellent - like truly excellent at what you do - you're toast.
AOL has a great collection of brands, and the question is, 'Can they innovate and scale their business?' And those are very challenging things to do. But I think they are well positioned to grow.
I learned from my past.
If you can't sell your product, it's not a product-it's a hobby.
I think you need to have a very strong angel community that is committed to mentoring up-and-coming entrepreneurs.
Apps, email, and social are the three things Google does not control.
I've gotten more press than any entrepreneur could dream of - certainly more than I deserve - and I've never had a public relations firm working for me.
Search folks don't understand editorial. I'm not afraid of editorial costs, just like machine-search folks are not afraid of computer servers.
The stuff coming out of Silicon Valley is dorky. Like, it's not very sexy.
Everyone's drunk on the term 'blog.' Jason Calacani
The problem today isn't low-quality journalism, it's too much noise. If one out of five 'Business Insider' stories is original, the other four would be culled.
Very, very few podcasts have made it to scale, and to me, that says this business will never be big.
Things that look like an 'overnight success' typically are not.
Things that look like an 'overnight success' typically are not. Jason Calac
The companies that won't do well will be the me-too companies: the fifth, sixth, seventh version of Twitter, etc.