Author Archives: Matt Jackson

An Update for My Readers

I know it has been quite a while since I last made a post, and my commitment to this site remains. However, I have an important update to make. As of September 6, 2011, I have resigned from all my … Continue reading

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Measuring Your Brand’s Social Media ROI

We are witnessing the great social media revolution these days, and it can hard to keep up with all the new marketing resources and channels.  The old ways are increasingly on their way out as more and more social media … Continue reading

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Technology Entrepreneurship Alive and Well at 2011 CES

Every year in January, over 100,000 people travel to Las Vegas, Nevada from around the world to attend the International Consumer Electronics Show.  For the first time this year, as a new affiliate of the consumer electronics industry, I was … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship vs. College Degrees: The Value of an Education to Entrepreneurs

A couple of weekends ago, I attended this semester’s $100k Venture Start-Up Competition at UTSA; the same business plan competition where my company had its humble beginnings as nothing more than an idea.   I was visiting with one of … Continue reading

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General Motors Returns to the Public Market

You read that right!  After a multi-billion dollar government bailout and lighting fast bankruptcy proceedings, the largest U.S. automaker has returned to the public market. It’s hard to believe that it has been almost two years since the collapse of … Continue reading

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The 2010 Entrepreneur State of Mind

I came across an interesting read the other day from the folks at Grassland, a blog “designed to help small businesses stay connected and sound professional.”  They conducted a survey of 200+ people earlier this year that offers some insights … Continue reading

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If It Is Success in the Eyes of the World

It’s been challenging to decide exactly where to begin my second blog entry, as I’ve felt the pressure to start this blog off just right, and have bounced around varied ideas about how to accomplish that.  I finally concluded that … Continue reading

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Why I started “Washing the Dishes”

I’m Matthew Jackson, the author of Washing the Dishes, and I’m a young entrepreneur actively engaged in the business community in San Antonio, Texas.  Early during my collegiate career at the University of Texas at San Antonio, I recognized that … Continue reading

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