Uncommon Bold Updates

Five Ideas for Building Data into Your Brand Strategy

Data analysis isn’t something that comes naturally to many of us. As someone who studied communications and graphic design in school, the phrase “pivot table” even now continues to trigger a brief flash of anxiety. Over the years, I picked up a data toolkit though osmosis, working alongside talented growth marketers, informaticists, and BI analysts…

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Story & Survival: Beat the Startup Death Rate with a Clear Message

How important is a good story, really? When you’re growing an early stage startup, there are a million things to worry about – from fundraising to finding a new tech lead to getting your beta launched to simply keeping your hosting bill paid. Should story be at the top of your list? According to data…

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In New Zealand: Talking Bold Brands from a Silicon Valley Perspective

I’m honored to be joining the Ministry of Awesome in Christchurch, New Zealand on February 18th for a panel discussion on communications, brand building and crowdfunding for startups. The event is co-sponsored by PledgeMe and the Canterbury Development Corporation (CDC) and features Anna Guenther (@where_is_anna) who is co-founder of the PledgeMe crowdfunding platform and Brianne…

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Happy Holidays from Uncommon Bold

Here’s wishing your startup a successful and buzzworthy New Year in 2016! Thank you to one of our talented designers for the custom holiday cards, printed via Moo.

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In the Media: Fast-Fixes for Your Company Blog

Big thank you to Brittney Helmrich (@brittneyplz) at Business News Daily for including a tip from Uncommon Bold in her round-up of the best advice for company blogs: There’s no point in keeping a company blog if no one is going to read it, and search traffic and SEO are only half the battle. If…

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Working with and Leveraging Press in Silicon Valley: Uncommon Bold at the PLAY Conference 10/30

What are the smartest strategies for working with media in Silicon Valley’s saturated tech press landscape? In this panel at the 2015 PLAY Conference, Uncommon Bold’s Founder Emily Peters joins top-tier reporters for a discussion of innovative ways to team up on compelling stories from funding announcements to data-driven investigations.  Owen Thomas – Editor-in-Chief, ReadWrite Emily…

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