Business Podcasting: Your Guide to Planning, Producing & Promoting

For nearly 20 years, podcasting has been a way for people to connect with an audience that shares a common interest. Far from being a fad, Forbes reported that there are more than 800,000 active podcasts out there right now.

Some of the most successful companies in the world are taking advantage of...

With companies like KAYAK, ITA Software, Hopper, Carla and a dozen others innovating technologies to automate the calculation of travel schedules and ticket prices, share the best times to buy flights or find a rental car on demand, Boston is becoming the U.S. epicenter for travel technology....

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Today, we’re unveiling our brand spankin’ new website. We’ve been working hard on creating this new look, and we’re so proud to put it out into the world.

Earlier this year, we set out to update and refine our brand to better reflect who Metis is and what we do. First up: our website. We partnered...

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It took about .3 seconds after meeting Kate Connors for the first time to understand that she was about to change our team for the better. During her first month at Metis, Kate began distributing her famous Quotes of the Week roundup, showcasing not only her penchant for witty commentary but also...

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Last week, Boston hosted the Forbes Under 30 Summit, a four-day event filled with panel discussions from leading celebrities and entrepreneurs, music, food festivals and a startup pitch contest with more than 1,000 participants. Somerville-based Pillar Technologies, an IoT and data analytics...

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The way a company trains its employees, especially new ones, says a lot about that organization’s culture and vision. Recently, Business News Daily Managing Editor Nicole Fallon Taylor asked managing partner Melissa Cohen to describe Metis’ training approach for new team members. Melissa shared why...

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A Boston Globe survey of more than 100 local entrepreneurs suggests Boston’s startup scene is thriving – entrepreneurs feel connected to one another, guided by supportive mentors and generally happy to be in the city. The majority of the founders that responded to the survey don’t regret starting...

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The U.S. celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month, held annually from September 15 to October 15, in honor of the men and women of Hispanic descent who have helped build our society and culture. The event began as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968, encompassing the anniversary of independence Costa...

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There aren’t many hours longer than those spent working on Friday afternoons during the summer. Even when you love your job and your chair is comfortable, you can feel like summer is actually calling you to come outside and enjoy the weather. Luckily, some companies hear this call, too - and...

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Spend any amount of time with Courtney Hurst and you’ll find yourself thinking, “This person knows how to run a business.” As a lifelong entrepreneur and current restaurant owner, commercial fishing business operator and founding partner of Metis, Courtney constantly has her eye on both the major...

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Babson’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership and brand capital firm Breakaway recently partnered to create a new venture competition: The Babson Breakaway Challenge. The competition, which aims to highlight female-founded startups in Boston, will host startups ranging from a fitness...

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Boston cybersecurity startup Pwnie Express was featured in the most recent episode of USA Networks’ “Mr. Robot.” Elliot, the show’s protagonist, uses Pwnie Express’ Pwn Phone to hack into the SIM card of an antagonist’s phone. The scene not only zooms in on the phone to show the Pwnie Express logo,...

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Clients. They are what every agency has in common. Our revenue and growth depends on the service we provide to them each day, and we are there for whatever they require. Right?

(Pause for mental pep talk here…)

Right.

So, therefore, we naturally need to be selective about choosing the right team...

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When you start working for a startup, you’re accepting that the company is likely headed for one of a few potential business outcomes – such as success, failure or mediocre status that eventually fades into obscurity. It’s almost nearly impossible to predict if a given early-stage organization will...

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