Monday 16 May

Oliver Milman

 

Today on StartupSmart, we look at the lessons start-ups can take from Microsoft’s mega $8.5 billion purchase of Skype last week.

The way Skype handled the deal provides food for thought on several areas, from negotiating a decent price to the viability of the ‘freemium’ business model. Read our top 10 to find out what you can glean from the acquisition.

Elsewhere, mentor Craig Hodges, founder of online content and marketing agency King Content, explains how to put together a social media strategy and Taskmaster urges you to get one-on-one with your staff.

 

Oliver Milman, editor

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