Leo Welder

Leo Welder

CEO, Founder, ChooseWhat.com

http://www.choosewhat.com

Leo Welder founded ChooseWhat.com in 2007 and is the CEO of the company. Leo previously spent three years with LCG & Apogee Search. As Sr. Account Executive and Director of Business Development, Leo helped Apogee Search grow from five to over forty employees, making it into one of the top 1000 fastest-growing companies in the country. Over the course of his career, Leo has founded or helped found several startups. Leo holds a degree in finance and Plan II from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the Acton School. Leo is involved in the Austin community through charity and civic organizations. He serves as Past-President of the Young Men’s Business League & Austin Sunshine Camps.

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2017 Tax Calendar with Extensions

Complete 2017 Tax Calendar With Extension Dates & Changes From 2016

If you’re a business owner, it’s time to start thinking ahead to the tax filing deadlines in 2017. There are a few changes to be aware of in 2017, thanks … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Set Up the Books / Small Business Tax Tips

Grasshopper “Fireside Chat” on Creating the Modern Business Plan

Every entrepreneur or small business owner knows he/she needs a business plan, but it’s no one’s favorite part of finally pursuing your dream. As a result, most small business owners … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Uncategorized

25 Tips To Setup The Perfect Home Office

Here are 25 tips to ensure that your home office is a blessing and not a curse: Dedicate a room to be your home office. This room should be for … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Find Office Space / Management

Business Phones That Are Actually Cool

I study, test and review business technology for a living. To most people, this is the most boring topic imaginable. In fact, it is so boring that when people ask me what … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Get a Business Phone System / Set Up a Phone Number
App Of The Week Feb-March

Apps Of The Week: Feb-March 2015

Below are the amazing applications that were selected for our ChooseWhat #AppOfTheWeek list. Each application provides a unique set of features, but they have all been chosen for their value to entrepreneurs. Utilizing the apps … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Get Basic Business Software

Creating Processes Using Basecamp

If you’re an entrepreneur, you know that creating processes for your business is important. They make the business scalable, more consistent and more marketable. You also know that you need … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Management

The Best Places to Find Royalty-Free Photos For Your Blog

If you publish a blog, you’re probably relying on images to catch readers’ eyes and convey your message. After all, a picture is worth a thousand words, and it’s easy … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Build Your Website
microsoft office 365

Microsoft Office 365: Low-Cost Business Email Accounts + Easy Online Collaboration

[UPDATED 10/17/2013] As we described in How To: Get Basic Business Software, Microsoft Office is the gold standard of desktop application suites. So it comes as no big surprise that … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Get Basic Business Software / Set Up Business Email Accounts

eFax Free Trial vs. eFax Free Plan

What is the eFax free trial? eFax offers a free trial is meant for you to test the full send and receive capabilities of eFax’s online fax service. The free trial gives you … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Get Basic Business Software / Set Up a Fax Number
conference calling services

Conference Bridge for Less than $10/ Month

If you’re considering getting a Conference Bridge for your business, but you’d like a less expensive option, or you’re looking to upgrade from a free service, but don’t want to … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Get a Business Phone System / Set Up a Fax Number / Set Up a Phone Number
bring your own device

Virtual PBX Services That Include Online Fax

If you’re planning to get an online fax service for your business, you might want to consider a virtual PBX that includes online fax functionality instead. Question: Should I just … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Get a Business Phone System / Set Up a Fax Number / Set Up a Phone Number
bring your own device

How to Get a ‘Portable’ Virtual Phone Number

For a small business, virtual PBX services are a godsend. They provide a small business with all of the bells and whistles of a robust, business-class phone system for as … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Get a Business Phone System / Set Up a Phone Number

What NOT to Choose for a Business Mailing Address

When it comes to setting up the mailing address for your business, we recommend two primary options, a virtual mailing address from a provider such as Traveling Mailbox, or a virtual … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Set Up Your Business Mailing Address

How We Chose the Name “Zilker Ventures” – Which Led to ChooseWhat.com

Choosing a name for your business is one of the first steps an entrepreneur should take, but for some it can be one of the most difficult. Not knowing exactly … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Name Your Business

Quick Tip: Tips to Generate More Leads with Your Website

Calls-To-Action If you want your website to help you generate leads for your business, I would say the most important thing to do is to make it obvious to people … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Build Your Website

The Simple Answer to the Question ‘How Do I Get My Site Ranked at the Top of Search Engines?’

Because I have a background in Search Engine Marketing and Search Engine Optimization, the most common work related question I encounter is, “How do I get my site ranked at … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Build Your Website

CJU Roundup

Yesterday was the final day for CJ University, Commission Junction’s conference in Santa Barbara, CA. It was our first time at the conference, so we attended most of the lectures … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Uncategorized