Have you optimized your linkedin profile to get all the leads you need?
Why should you care about Linkedin?
1. LinkedIn has emerged as the goto place where people look for B2B buying and B2B sales.
2. Traffic from LinkedIn converts almost three times better than FB and Twitter. (Because these vistors are coming with a buy mentality, unlike people on Twitter/FB who come with a browse mentality.)
3. There are 161 million professionals worldwide on Linkedin. Most of them are looking to hire, to get hired or to carry out business activities, unlike FB or Twitter.
So if you are ready to optimize your linkedin profile to next level, read this article I wrote for watblog.


IOS 6 and WWDC

Apple unveiled the iOS 6 at WWDC and now iPad has Siri. Read more at Mashable. In Django world, Djangocon Europe was recently concluded, and everyone agrees it was great fun. Djangocon US is still a few months away.

The relentless march of technological progress

Did you know the firefox browser is now at version 13. Wow, wasn’t it just last year when we had Firefox 5! The technologies powering the web continue to advance at a rapid pace. Just this year we have such amazing releases as Django 1.4MeteorJS and more. We live in interesting times.

At Agiliq we build amazing web apps using Django and amazing mobile apps using HTML5 technologies. We follow agile processes and work with startups. Think we can help you? Give us a shout anytime at [email protected]


Sent on Jun 20.


Did you know that Instagram was a Django site?.

What is behind Instagram’s 1 Billion $ sale?

Unless you have been living under a rock you have heard about Facebook acquiring Instagram for a Billion. You may not know that it was Django which was powering Instagram’s success. Read more about it at HighScalability.com.

Do you have a mobile first strategy?

Gigaom broke the news and had the most insightful story on the deal. Read it here.
“Because Facebook is essentially about photos, and Instagram had found and attacked Facebook’s achilles heel – mobile photo sharing.”

Mobile first is the strategy most successful startups are using. Having a mobile presence has become a must have. Are you ready?

The startup owner’s manual
Are you following the lean startup methodology? Steve Blank, the father of the lean startup, methodology has written the Startup owner’s manual. Its topping the charts. If you follow the lean startup methodology, you need to read this book.
At Agiliq we build amazing web apps using Django and amazing mobile apps using HTML5 technologies. We follow agile processes and work with startups. Think we can help you? Give us a shout anytime at [email protected]

(Send on May 3, 2012)


What is the most “Advanced” programming language?

April 6, 2012

Google allows you to filter search results by “reading level“, and shows what percent of that query results are “Basic”, “Intermediate” or “Advanced”. This can be used to find out how frequently advanced articles gets written about a topic. Lets run a sanity test. I axiomatically claim that advanced articles about Knuth gets written more [...]

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How to build a lean startup

November 27, 2011

We are working with a new client who are building a healthcare startup. I was talking to him about Lean Startups, and he sent me a long email with some great tips about what Lean is and how to build a Lean Startup. This is the best resource I have found with links to more [...]

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How to launch a startup (mindmap)

September 16, 2011

  Also available as a pdf. How to launch a startup.pdf Download this file Did I miss anything? Email us at [email protected] Have you joined our newsletter yet http://eepurl.com/e1zk2 We cover Webdev, Django, SaaS, Mobile and cloud computing and help you “Build amazing webapps”.

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Webapps for website owners: Review of 25+ services

September 6, 2011

We reviewed the following apps which let you keep track of your site. (scroll down to see the reviews)   pingdomWebsite monitoring   SiteUptimeWebsite monitoring   BrowsershotsBrowser Compatibilty Testing   Adobe BrowserLabBrowser Compatibility Testing   Cross Browser TestingBrowser Compatibilty Testing   Google Analytics Website analytics   MintWebsite analytics   KISSmetricsPerson based analytics   ClickTaleUser Experience [...]

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The website launch checklist: part 2

August 15, 2011

If you have already read the launch checklist here, here is the next checklist to optimize your site. (Most of them dont need to be done right before you start, but you should check each of these and mark it as Done/Won’t do/Will do this later.)     1. Optimize your images.   Upto 80% of [...]

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The quick website launch checklist

August 14, 2011

Without much ado:     1. Has Google Analytics or equivalent software.   Why is this important?   You should be tracking how your pages are doing, which pages are popular and which of your pages are making money. Use Google Analytics or equivalent software. (haveamint.com, Kissmetrics.com or Mixpanel.com)   2. Has been tested with [...]

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How to test your web app for cheap

August 13, 2011

You are done building your SaaS app and need to start testing. You want to test functionality, usability, scalability. You want this to be more thorough than asking your friends, family and pets. There is a (SaaS) app for that.   Functionality:   www.99tests.com: You want people to start hitting your website, doing monkey testing, look no further [...]

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App store is a content distribution platform (more than a software distribution platform)

August 12, 2011

Wikipedia defines app store as,   “The iOS App Store is a digital application distribution platform for iOS developed and maintained by Apple.”   Everyday this application distribution platform is becoming a content distribution platform.   Apple lists their app of the week here.    As on 12 Aug 2011, 6 of the 10 last [...]

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