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  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2010
    [Media] JUST (don’t) DO IT
    Tags: Strategy business marketing social media start-up tips advertising headlines taglines
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2010
    [Media] JUST (don’t) DO IT
    Tags: Strategy business marketing social media start-up tips advertising headlines taglines
  • OCCAM'S RAZOR  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2016
    [Media] Rock Analytics More: Obsess About Goals And Goal Values!
    Because you've created relevant goals, you would of course start that journey by looking at your Owned, Earned and Paid media all in one place. If you don't have goals, you are not doing digital analytics. You are doing i am wasting earth's precious oxygenalytics. Let's back up. Let me start with a story. Amazing, right?
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2015
    [Media] How To Get Real Traffic To Your Website
    Share your website on social media or start following you. Finding your audiences on social media. Search for your keywords with a hashtag (#) in social networks like Twitter. · Use Buzzsumo to define who has shared similar content on social media. · Use Klout  to find top experts. Normal. 0. false. false. false. Normal. 0.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 2014
    [Media] If I Gave You a $100,000 Marketing Budget, What Would You Do With It?
    Social Media. Let’s face it: developing a marketing budget for a small business is usually not a very big priority. Typically, we just don’t have enough money to warrant having a formal marketing budget. Sometimes we just ignore doing one because it’s depressing. Why bother? The answer is quite simple. Marketing Strategy.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013
    [Media] It Takes A Village in the People Economy
    Barack Obama, by all accounts an underdog, used social media to get the word out, rally his supporters, and raise money. Engaged communities are the rule, not the exception, in the people economy--if you know how to unleash them. Airbnb is currently fighting to block a subpoena request from the New York Attorney General for user data.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2016
    [Media] Weekend Favs June Twenty-Five
    Good stuff I found this week: Stencil  – Ridiculously simple image creation for social media marketers, bloggers and small businesses. Weekend Favs June Twenty-Five written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from online source or one that I took out there on the road.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012
    [Media] Is That PR Agency Blowing Smoke?
    Same goes for any big media organization. Contact lists are always a popular topic with clients: “The last agency we spoke with has relationships with [insert ideal media outlet here]. Within minutes he began sharing his (strong) distrust of PR people. I've heard the same story over and over: Client meets PR agency.
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2011
    [Media] 6 Tips for Services Startups When Profits Plateau
    Take your reputation online, utilizing social media, your website, and a blog to connect to clients and make strategic alliances. A good many startups I know have been “successful” over a couple of years in overcoming the challenges of starting the business, including incorporation, services development, funding, and setting up operations.
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Media] Use Pull Technology for Real Customer Enchantment
    You need a blog and social media interaction to keep your content fresh and responsive to the market. Traditional marketing says you have to “push” your message out to customers, over and over again, to get it remembered. You pull people in by providing new content with real value on your website at least every few days. Refresh it often.
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2013
    [Media] Why you probably don’t need an API strategy
    These examples range from media companies (NPR, The New York Times, The Guardian) to financial institutions (PayPal, E-Trade) to social media sites (Twitter, LinkedIn). Daniel Jacobson ( Twitter  |  LinkedIn ), is currently director of engineering for the  Netflix   API. He is also the co-author of  APIs: A Strategy Guide.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2013
    [Media] Watch Your Words: The Real Lesson of the French Bra Study
    How to create a perfect media storm: Add one part apparent scientific certainty to one part sensationalism, stir in a double dose of sexiness and, for the coupe de grace, sprinkle a little bit of French mystique on top. You can''t put the genie back in the bottle, so think carefully about what you say no matter how obscure the media outlet.
  • SEEING BOTH SIDES  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2013
    [Media] Don't Forget the "Tech" in "AdTech"
    Tremor is the first public offering of an adtech company since Millenial Media''s IPO in April 2012. Today''s IPO by Tremor Video is seen by many as a harbinger for the adtech community (full disclosure:  Tremor Video is a Flybridge portfolio company). Rightly so. But, in every industry, software improves and gets simpler and simpler.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
    [Media] How to Build an Entrepreneurial Team
    What are some no-cost marketing ideas I can implement besides social media? Building a business takes a village. But how can a growing business afford it? Entrepreneurs are highly motivated, risk-taking individuals. Despite their risk profile, they aren''t necessarily risk-seeking individuals. Where do I start?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2012
    [Media] Leadership Lessons From the World's Top Cop
    Make it pay for everyone: New York's cops, citizens, businesses, politicians--even the media--all rallied around the idea of a safer city, where people were no longer afraid and business, investment and tourism flourished. Leadership Forum in Miami. Leadership Forum in Miami. Those successes created a tipping point.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012
    [Media] Why Technology is Driving More Urban Renewal
    It’s becoming harder to distinguish tech companies from media companies. Like many I read the headlines about Pinterest moving from Palo Alto to San Francisco and thought about the trend it portends. Palo Also is about 35 miles south of San Francisco. Palo Alto is home to Stanford. It is the birthplace of Hewlett Packard. And Facebook.
  • MIKE MICHALOWICZ  |  THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2013
    [Media] Don’t Be The “The”
    You know the type: the social media expert, the small business guru, the corporate culture coach. There is an interesting phenomena that happens when you do a lot of speaking – you see a lot of other people speak. They can teach you a lot. Firstly, I learn a lot about their subject. Cue The Eye Rolls. It’s being the expert. Every time.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2014
    [Media] 9 Questions to Ask Before Sending That Marketing Email
    Your customers trust you with their email addresses. Make sure you respect that trust by ensuring every email is the best it can be. Here''s a checklist to help. Much of this accumulated wisdom is hugely valuable, but it can also be overwhelming. Vero, makers of email marketing software, think they can help. Did I Write a Killer Subject Line?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2013
    [Media] Totally Terrified of Public Speaking? 4 Tips to Cope
    He then explains that if, at the end of his speech, he gets three questions, he''ll reveal why he took the picture (Willis explains at the end it''s because his parents don''t quite get "social media" and that people pay to hear him speak so he sends them the pictures). Your heart is beating so hard you can hear it in your ears. Rehearse!
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013
    [Media] Why it’s not easy to break into the Brazilian tech market – a chat with Boo-box’s Marco Gomes
    Marco Gomes is the founder of social media advertising company Boo-box , which reaches 60 million people in Brazil monthly with ads from clients like Google, Unilever, Volkswagen and Microsoft. This was how Generation X consumed media: from one preferred source, as they did with newspapers in the 1980s. What works best there?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2011
    [Media] Snag the Brightest Young Talent (It's not About the Money)
    Leverage social media. Your company probably has a social media presence. Can't compete with Wall Street salaries? Use these creative strategies for attracting the best Gen-Y talent. While building your business , you are probably overflowing with ideas and enthusiasm. What you might not have in such abundance yet is cash. See below.
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2012
    [Media] Entrepreneurship Is All About Taking Smart Risks
    Of course there is work involved to find the right media, and balance the investment against the return. Most entrepreneurs think that risk is just an “occupational hazard” that can be minimized or eliminated by a smart businessman. That way of thinking is simplistic and wrong. Plan to replace your product with a better and cheaper one.
  • READWRITESTART  |  THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2012
    [Media] How to Get Bloggers to Write About Your Startup: Insider Advice
    As a journalist and blogger myself, I know a thing or two about what captures the attention of the media, about what makes a founder or company interesting. It’s every startup’s dream - to get the attention of the people who matter. You might think that refers to customers or clients, or even venture capitalists or angel investors. What now?
  • READWRITESTART  |  THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2012
    [Media] How to Get Bloggers to Write About Your Startup: Insider Advice
    As a journalist and blogger myself, I know a thing or two about what captures the attention of the media, about what makes a founder or company interesting. It’s every startup’s dream - to get the attention of the people who matter. You might think that refers to customers or clients, or even venture capitalists or angel investors. What now?
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
    [Media] [Singapore] [Event] Startup Asia Singapore 2012
    And while like some others that aim to showcase emerging product-ready technology startups from Singapore and the Asia region, Startup Asia Singapore is unique in that it’s put together by our buddies over at Singapore-based media startup Penn Olson. Young Upstarts is a Startup Asia Singapore media partner. And proud to be one.
  • READWRITESTART  |  TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2012
    [Media] Girls Who Code: Crashing the “Brogram”
    She points out that while women use the Internet 17% more than men do and create two-thirds of the content at social media sites, they earn only 14% of computer science degrees. “At age 13 or 14 there is something that happens that makes girls think coding or engineering is not for them. It’s Still A Man’s World. Getting started is one thing.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016
    [Media] Despite Controversies, Peter Thiel Will Remain On Facebook's Board, Zuckerberg Decides
    The billionaire investorhas recently come under fire for his support of Donald Trump and his funding of lawsuits thatdrove Gawker Media into bankruptcy. Mark Zuckerberg doesn't care
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2011
    [Media] 5 (Sarcastic) Truths About Entrepreneurship That No One Will Tell You
    chronic entreprenuer, Mr. Nielsen has 16 years of experience consulting thousands of businesses in Marketing, Management and Social Media optimization. Tweet My cousin Brian recently shared an article titled 5 Ways To Test An Entrepreneurial Idea. It won’t pay the bills. However, a lot of hard work and then some more hard work just might.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014
    [Media] Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts
    Step 5: Blog reputation This was a difficult category, because some authors have blogs on their company website, some authors publish blogs on large media networks, and some authors separate their blogs from their personal sites. Who makes the list? More important, whom should you be listening to? John C. Blanchard Richard Branson Michael E.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013
    [Media] How to Get Everything You Want. Seriously
    send them to staff, customers, vendors, the media, and friends, and not only do I find people love receiving cards, but writing "thank you" puts me in an incredible mindset to start my day. You''d like to be successful in everything you do, of course. Here''s how to make it happen. Ernest Hemingway said, "When people talk, listen completely.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014
    [Media] 9 Ways to Be Less Annoying on LinkedIn
    You need to spend time on the site to just watch and listen--and avoid importing some of the social-media habits you''ve picked up elsewhere. LinkedIn brings out the worst in some people. Here''s how not to be one of them. LinkedIn is a powerful tool, but it brings out the worst in some people. First, remember you''re human. Learn the site.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2012
    [Media] 5 Trends to Ignore in 2013
    and Glam Media closed significant rounds. Amid all the forecasts for what next year will bring, here are five business trends you'd be wise to pass up. This article is part of Inc.'s special report on How (and Where) to Make Money in 2013 (and Beyond). Tis the season for forecasting, prediction-making, and soothsaying. It's fun. So don't.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014
    [Media] 13 Ways to Teach Yourself to Be More Confident
    Check them and their organizations out on the Web, and check their social media profiles as well. "If you''re prepared you will be more confident," Blalock says. Few are born confident, research shows. The self-assured learn to be that way, and you can too. Are you as confident as you''d like to be? And it''s a skill we can teach ourselves.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013
    [Media] 11 Ways to De-Clutter Your Day
    Pick something you have to resist--food, wasting time, Web browsing, checking social media accounts--and eliminate the temptation. Do less and achieve more--starting today. Adopt some of these easy habits to make it happen. Success tends to create clutter: more meetings, more projects, more decisions, more items on your to-do list.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014
    [Media] How to Network Like You Really Mean It
    Stop treating your schmoozing like a business card collection contest. Start over with a new goal: quality always trumps quantity. On my desk is a decorative box that''s full to the top with business cards. I''ve collected them at casual encounters, ASJA conferences , and speaking engagements over the past several months. Pick your next tier.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2014
    [Media] 10 Secrets to Influencing Absolutely Anyone
    With email, text, and social media, I do. How to get people to do what you want--no arm-twisting, blackmail, or other slimy trick required. Ever wish you were better at getting people to do what you want? You can be. All it takes is practice and desire. know this from experience. They''re (mostly) brilliant. It didn''t go well.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2014
    [Media] 3 Reasons To Seek Only What You Need During The Funding Process
    Consider headline making app Yo, which has garnered significant media attention and raised $1 million in funding recently. By Paul Jackson, founder of Worthworm. For new or young entrepreneurs, understanding the realities of the startup world often comes as a shock. Success is more than just a great idea. billion.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013
    [Media] Nail Your Company About Us Page: 5 Tips
    Also: If you don''t have a separate "contact" section, include all your contact information--address, phone number, e-mail address, links to social media profiles, etc.--in your "about" page. Create an About Us page that is the customer seeking powerhouse that it should be. Here are five things you can do now. Go visit it now!
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2013
    [Media] 8 Simple Steps to Extreme Personal Productivity
    When you take a break don't watch a little TV or check your social media feeds. How to turn an ordinary workday into an incredibly productive day - no programs, expensive tools, or fancy apps required. Teaching others to improve their personal productivity is big business: Tony Robbins, Stephen Covey, David Allen. And it's free. Use it. 2.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016
    [Media] Finnish Food App ResQ Expands To Brussels, Further Finnish Towns
    ResQ lanched its service in January, winning a lot of local media attantion, and has 8 Finnish towns covered in addition to Brussels, with more than 11,000 registered users. ResQ is in the centre of Finnish Lunchgate scandal, with rival Lunchie saying ResQ stole their idea of selling unsold food from restaurants. ResQ demo video in Finnish
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2012
    [Media] 10 Design Tips for Tiny Offices
    Maintain a pleasant waiting room atmosphere, but make sure it's a short stay for your guests. -- Lisa Nicole Bell , Inspired Life Media Group 9. From knocking down walls to greeting customers with candy in hand, members of the YEC offer their best advice for sprucing up even the smallest start-up offices and storefronts. Customers, Meet Fido!
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2013
    [Media] The 10 Dumbest CEO Remarks of All Time
    union of traditional media with the World Wide Web! The accidental corner office utterances that will live in infamy forever. By Geoffrey James Every leader has a bad day once in a while, but these CEOs came up with one-liners that epitomized everything that was wrong with their leadership. Al Dunlap: "You''re not in business to be liked.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014
    [Media] How to Be More Likable in 10 Easy Steps
    It can be difficult, especially in an age of social media where everyone is dangerously close to being a narcissist. To ensure your celebrity status on the job, try these 10 tips. You won''t regret it. Have you noticed there are people who always seem to be more likable ? Here''s a few to cultivate. 1. Talk more, not less. Listen better.
  • THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG.  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2016
    [Media] How come VCs are. jerks?
    The media portrays the job of a venture capitalist as one of "picking" a winner. That was a question posed to me by a new analyst at a venture capital fund. Admittedly, I finished this person's sentence after their long pause. but the word "jerks" was agreed to as the direction they were taking the question. So what gives? We're not jerks.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014
    [Media] Older Entrepreneurs Have the Advantage (Sorry, Silicon Valley)
    For another, mainstream media is quick to spotlight the youth of contemporary entrepreneurs. According to a recent report ageism is rampant in Silicon Valley. Here''s some evidence that experience actually helps in entrepreneurship, too. The idea, of course, was that you don''t have to be a young pup to start a company.
  • STARTUPENGINEERING  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013
    [Media] Bombs in Boston and Ideas that Bomb
    A very perceptive, connected, media savvy, friend just wrote some nonsense to me about the terrible events in Boston over the last few days.  He wrote “ who would have thought that the blow-back from Chechnya would come to America in the form of an attack on the Boston Marathon?” There’s a well studied. When the bombs went.
  • GROWTHINK BLOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012
    [Media] Why Go Public?
    Well, the elephant in the room answer to this question is that those with big stakes in the existing order - i.e. Wall Street and the business media built around it - don't want anyone to know is not a whole heck of a lot. Well, for starters, it was usually the purest and best way to raise growth capital. read more. Investing Jay Turo
  • VIEW FROM SEED  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
    [Media] How a Seed-Stage Startup Should Think About Brand: A Conversation With Jesse Derris
    My advice is simple: Go talk to someone who understands earned media (mainly press) long before you have a need for it — in many cases before you even have a fully developed product or brand. Jesse Derris is the founder and CEO of Derris & Company , a PR, branding, and communications firm based in New York. They’re malleable.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2015
    [Media] How to Hire Your First Employee
    In the same vein, hire your first employees based on the potential you see in them, rather than seeking out the most highly skilled and qualified candidates. “If you only focus solely on experience, you are going to be disappointed,” says Jonathan Long of Market Domination Media. Or at least, that’s the assumption. For a couple of reasons.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012
    [Media] The New Rules of Customer Engagement
    It is paying off: Companies that engage with their customers via social media have more loyal customers. Goodbye, customer touch-points. Hello, ongoing, meaningful contact that actually drives revenue. Here's what you need to know to be more engaging right now. How can your business see this sort of boost? It needs to be results-driven.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2012
    [Media] Five Secrets to Rocking Your Niche
    My name is Natalie MacNeil, the newest guest blogger here at Bplans. I’m an Emmy Award-winning Media Producer and the author of “She Takes on the World: A Guide to Being Your Own Boss, Working Happy, and Living on Purpose” (read to the end for a special offer!). Hi there! That was the first business plan I ever wrote.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011
    [Media] Giving Back While Using Email With GiveBackMail
    Launched earlier this week, the free service allows you to keep your current email address and still take advantage of features including sharing large files – up to 100MB, managing multiple accounts, previewing attachments and viewing all your social media feeds within your email platform.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2015
    [Media] Must-Use Lead Conversion Tactics for Video Marketing
    So I did some research and came up with six ways that you can steer prospects into leads by using video, to send them to your website or a landing page, or even your social media sites. Use these annotations to push leads to your social media sites, website or landing page! million people look at SnapChat every day. ” . Ready?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2012
    [Media] 6 Keyword Search Strategies to Grow Your Business
    While social media may capture headlines, search is still the workhorse. Consumers search the web billions and billions of times each month. Here's how you can use that information to grow your business. In its latest analysis of U.S. With so much searching going on, you can imagine how much information there is to data mine.
  • HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
    [Media] How to Prepare for the Next Wave of Entrepreneurship
    Finally, we worked with dozens of media and software companies. Steve Case is the co-founder of America Online, the company that democratized online access. Steve is currently the chairman of the Revolution investment firm and also the Case Foundation. President Obama named him Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2016
    [Media] What To Expect for SEO in 2016?
    The Google Knowledge Graph shows their past wins and losses, upcoming games, team roster, Stanley Cup wins, social media profile links and more. What To Expect for SEO in 2016? written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. They have changed the SEO landscape in a considerable way. Importance on Mobile Optimization. And the results.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2014
    [Media] The Role of Luck in a Startup
    With the mainstream adoption of social media, customer service became a public affair and companies large and small had to get very serious about providing higher levels of service in the instantaneous and often public manner in which the customer now demands. Marketing podcast with Mikkel Svane. billion. billion.
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2016
    [Media] Denver Startup Week 2016: The Largest Startup Week in History!
    If you missed out on Denver Startup Week 2016, you can learn all about it through the social media hashtags #DENStartupWeek and #ChaseForBiz. <img src=' [link] ' style='padding:0px;margin:0px;' /> In partnership with Chase Ink , I was given the opportunity to attend Denver Startup Week 2016. Tweets by Matthew Toren. Business
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2012
    [Media] Entrepreneurs, With Feelings Hurt, Take to the Streets
    The first-ever Manhattan "Entrepreneur Walk," a charity-walk for business owners, can agree on one thing: Theyre sick of being lumped into the medias definition of the "one percent." Entrepreneurs are getting beat up by the media, says Gary Whitehill, and he's just not gonna take it anymore. We're not the 99%. We're the difference."
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
    [Media] 5 Ways To Earn Better ROI From Email
    This is smart, but what companies need to realize is that digital goes beyond websites and social media. When it comes to implementing a marketing tactic for your business , most companies today are sticking to those that involve digital. It also includes email marketing. Instead, you can use it to your advantage. Use a targeted list.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2012
    [Media] 7 Promotional Stunts That Work
    Mike Wolfe, the president of social media marketing firm Wam Enterprises , says he's found success posting news items that link back to a client site on the Patch site for the Bedford-Katonah community in New York, where he's based. Looking for ways to promote your new company? Let's face it: Some stunts are better than others.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2015
    [Media] How to Start a Successful Dental Practice
    Establish a social media presence. To keep your customers engaged when they’re not in your chair, take advantage of social media. Tau makes use of six social media sites, all of which you can access via his website. See Also: Social Media Response Flow Chart for Small Businesses. Plan your practice. Market your practice.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014
    [Media] 6 Tips for Leading People As If Their Lives Depend on You
    One example: In my business, it''s not enough to be active in social media. While they don''t have to battle fierce winds or blistering sun (except when our HVAC system misfires), they do have to manage difficult clients, uninterested media, and challenging workplace issues. In the process, I have become a better leader. column.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014
    [Media] 5 Ways to Help You Stop Taking Yourself So Seriously
    When I media-train executives, I always counsel them to display more emotion. Stand-up comedy may not seem like ideal training for leading a company, but several of the discipline''s techniques will help you loosen up, connect with employees, and make a bigger impact on your clients. Oreos were my gateway drug. SugarJunkie. Be in-the-room.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013
    [Media] 5 Uncommon Thoughts That Guarantee Uncommon Success
    You can connect with nearly anyone through social media. Big ideas are great.but to be successful, all you need to do is decide you'll think differently than other people. It's hard to think differently and be able to dream new dreams. But most of us aren't bold visionaries. I'm not. I'm far from visionary. Hey, join the (very large) club.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2013
    [Media] Most Talked About Inc. Stories of 2013
    The stories our readers clicked on the most on from Inc.''s social media accounts. From the personal toll of starting a business to leadership advice, here are the stories that were the most talked about on Inc.''s social media accounts. Over the year, Inc. has covered a range of entrepreneurial topics and issues. Great article.
  • ONSTARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011
    [Media] From Deadpool to Acquisition: Lessons From Sprouter's Almost Fail
    Media outlets covered our shutdown, lamenting the fact that the resource for startups would be gone. One of Canada's largest media companies Postmedia Network Inc., But we decided that we would respond to user emails, Tweets and media requests the week of the announcement. The following is a guest post by Erin Bury.
  • 500 HATS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2008
    [Media] Resumes are for *Shit*. The 4 Things You Really Need: LinkedIn.
    Designing for the "3rd & 4th browsers" (Search & Social Media) Recent Posts life lessons, by jack handey. Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Startonomics SF 2008: Yeah, We Rocked Your Face. The 4 Things You Really Need: LinkedIn, Blog, Keywords, Social Media. Part II!
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2015
    [Media] Successfully Get Your New Business Off the Ground With This Free New Tool From Intuit QuickBooks
    The online tool will provide you with a ton of platforms for quick and easy web design, as well as providing some guidance on building out our social media presence. No longer does building a website and social media footprint have to be a daunting or expensive task. Even with all this, it doesn’t have to keep you up at night.
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2016
    [Media] How Crowdsourcing Can Supercharge Your In-House Brainstorming
    Image Source: Iron Post Media. Advertising executive Alex Faickney Osborn was frustrated. The storied firebrand of world renown advertising agency BBDO, he was less than impressed by the creative ideas his team had been bringing to the table. There’s a reason for that: it works. Groups can and do make each other better. Of course not.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014
    [Media] 10 Tips for Leadership, from One Millennial to Another
    Use your outspokenness to get your team on board. -- Laura Roeder , LKR Social Media 7. Advice from the next generation of CEOs. Millennials have been subject to much criticism for their workplace skills--like generations before them--but many are already leading companies, or preparing to. That means not wearing a hoodie every day.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, JULY 2, 2012
    [Media] Helping Writers Find Gigs, for Real Money
    Their company, Contently , offers an online platform that matches qualified journalists with media outlets and companies, such as Intuit or Bed Bath & Beyond, that are willing to pay them a fair wage for well-written and researched content. There's more competition for writing gigs and less pay for writers overall.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014
    [Media] 10 Women to Watch in Tech in 2014
    She left Notre Dame to attend a lightning pitch round in New York, where she tracked down and introduced herself to media mogul and VC Kenneth Lerer. These talented female startup founders are bringing to life impressive--and in some cases, world-changing--technology. Think someone else should have made the list? For example, E!
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014
    [Media] The Truth About How Many People Really See Your Facebook Posts
    Think of your own experience with any media for a moment. An alarming report about a drop in engagement on Facebook sent marketers reeling. But it''s time to reexamine the numbers. Want to panic a bunch of marketers ? Tell them that the strategy they''ve used and obsessively focused on for the past few years is a dud. That''s right.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2011
    [Media] Why LA Is the New, Hot Place to Launch
    Cofounder Paul Bricault says the blossoming tech start-up environment in LA reflects what’s happening in the broader digital media ecosystem. Today, with so many of their identities tied into digital media, more Hollywood insiders are taking a hybrid approach, both investing in and endorsing tech start-ups. It’s no wonder.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014
    [Media] Lifesum Announces $6.7 million Series A
    million investment round led by Bauer Media Group and SparkLabs Global Ventures. Bauer Media Group is a german publishing company with more that 600 magazines including Intouch, Cosmopolitan and Shape. The megahit from Sweden first became popular in the Scandinavia and since then their reach has taken them across all of Europe.
  • ENTREPRENEURS-JOURNEY.COM BY YARO STARAK  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011
    [Media] Blog Writing 101: How To Satisfy Readers And Deliver Top 10 Google Rankings
    That’s why I started the Traffic Generation Cafe blog, focusing on various free traffic generation methods like search engine traffic, social media traffic, networking, as well as how to convert that traffic into subscribers and buyers. place where many a mighty business owner has fallen. Including me. That’s it? You bet.
  • GRADE A ENTREPRENEURS  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2011
    [Media] Scoop.it: topic-centric and a new collaborative dimension to curation
    Recently, I started to play with Scoop.it as a beta user, and liked its strong topic centric social media approach. topic centric social media approach : When I stepped into Scoop.it , I didn’t think of whom I was going to follow, but of topics that might be I interested in. Based on these key words, Scoop.it
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2016
    [Media] Millennials Dream Of Being Entrepreneurs: 7 Tips For Starting A Small Business
    Think about how you will most successfully reach your target audience, and make sure your business has a social media presence, focusing on the platforms that your potential customers are most likely using. Also think about your public relations efforts – promoting your story via local and industry media will only help grow your sales! 4.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2013
    [Media] 3 Essential Ways to Improve Your Website
    Regardless of who you are or what you sell--and notwithstanding the increasing importance of social media--your website matters a great deal. Your website is often the first impression a prospective customer has of your business. Perhaps it''s time for an upgrade? Advertising exec Curt Hanke shares three simple fixes. Need proof?
  • CHRISTINE.NET  |  THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2008
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    Categories Art/Media Best Practices FRC Nonprofit Personal Technology Telephony/Wireless Venture Capital Women Archives March 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 August 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 More. Christine (.net) net) technology and society Tweets follow me on Twitter Snaps www.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012
    [Media] 3 Tricks for Making Time to Think
    For me, it comes almost exclusively from reading," says Gina Bianchini, founder of Mightybell.com, a social media site that allows people to create groups with friends. Finding time to meditate on big thoughts is a challenge when you're working on a start-up. Here are three tips from the pros on how to give yourself creative free-time.
  • CONVERSIONXL  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2015
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    In 2014, a Huzzah Media survey found that referrals were the most successful marketing tool (52%). How to Use Social Media to Increase Revenue)? Most social media sites do this quite well, but LinkedIn comes to mind first. You’ll see this type of retention optimization on most social media sites. The key to more revenue?
  • STARTUP HOUSTON  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 2014
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    It’s called holistic media; it’s an app that is focused on improving the customer experience from almost any vertical.” “One is that it can scan any item, and compact all of the media into a mobile device, so that it’s really easy to look through,” Ben said. AUGMENTe display. Startups
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2012
    [Media] 10 (More) Things Successful People Believe
    Access is nearly unlimited; you can connect with almost anyone through social media. Successful people think about their work differently than most. Here are some of the beliefs they said we missed in a previous story. Remarkably successful people share a number of perspectives and beliefs. listed those beliefs recently in this article.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2013
    [Media] Silicon Alley Hiring on the Rise
    According to the New York Internet and Digital Media Jobs Index, conducted by talent search firm Cook Associates, New York City''s job market showed a 7.3 According to Cook, the businesses surveyed represent more than 90 percent of the Internet and digital media workers in New York. Silicon Alley hiring is back in a big way.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2015
    [Media] Experiential Design: the Importance of Cohesive Event Branding
    Considering how professional event design could enhance your invitations, tickets and even social media pages during the proverbial drumroll will generate as much interest as possible – boosting attendance and creating some welcome buzz around the event during the weeks or months beforehand. Here’s how it’s done. The Campaign Trail.
  • GROWTHINK BLOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2011
    [Media] Is The American Dream Really Just a Mirage?
    In spite of the so-called business media’s fixation on tales of America’s demise, U.S. entrepreneurial activity is at its highest point in 15 years, with over 550,000 new businesses created each month in this country! Never have so many owed so much to so few. But Is This Dream a Mirage? Today, it is over 270 days! So what is one to do?
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 12, 2014
    [Media] Understanding the Underbelly of Online Marketing & Why You’ll Lose if You Don’t
    Thus you end up with Demand Media that booms until Google algorithm changes (Panda) changes send it off a cliff along with many other companies overly reliant upon one “place” and one “promotional” method. It’s worth a quick read. My argument is pretty simple. This will fail. Look at Viddy & SocialCast.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2012
    [Media] Shy? 3 Ways to Use It to Your Advantage
    From a Time cover story to a New York Times Sunday Review piece by Cain , the topic of how our society undervalues introverts and the needs of those with a quieter disposition has been making frequent appearances in the media lately. Introverts, due to of their reserved nature, step out of the shadows less often than the more outgoing.
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2013
    [Media] Top 5 Must-Attend 2013 Conferences for Entrepreneurs
    Digital and social media are hot topics in the business and entrepreneurial world. Small business and entrepreneurial conferences offer many benefits, including exclusive seminars, networking opportunities, and even product discounts. Regardless of where you may be in your project there is likely a 2013 conference to match you needs.
  • OCCAM'S RAZOR  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011
    [Media] Your Web Metrics: Super Lame or Super Awesome?
    mean Social Media campaign metrics like Number of Followers (or Likes), Video Views, or (just kill me now!) # of Press Reports. Social Media is all the rage. The true essence of social media, if you want to do it right, is the ability to reach your audience directly (no intermediaries) and have a relationship with them. Thanks.
  • HUNTER WALKER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016
    [Media] Why Your CEO Should Give You An Election Day Vacation
    It wasn’t my first experience using simple tech tools to help people spread a message across social media. So, for this 2016 election I decided to get out of people’s social media and into their startups. I woke on Election Day 2012 with control of Barack Obama’s Twitter account. And Rihanna’s. But, still, wow. Your voice matters.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2012
    [Media] 6 Email Marketing Tricks for Better Results
    The second is that unlike SEO (where you can see intuitively the value of being No. 1 for a particular keyword) or pay-per-click marketing, which has hard media costs associated with it, it is very hard to understand the difference between where your email marketing campaign is now and how good it could be. Email more often. But change it up!
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2013
    [Media] Will Facebook Remain Relevant?
    In Think Like Zuck: The Five Business Secrets of Facebook’s Improbably Brilliant CEO Mark Zuckerberg , social media innovator at Intel, Ekaterina Walter outlines how 19-year-old Mark Zuckerberg revolutionized the Internet and why he may continue to do so. Marketing podcast with Ekaterina Walter. So, is the future of Facebook a sure one?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2012
    [Media] How SEO Can Shape the Presidential Race
    For instance, when Newt Gingrich announced his campaign for President, he surely knew his marital track record would be an issue with voters and the media. How sound keyword research and strategically placed web content can shape your desired reputation. Money flows in and agencies make purchases on behalf of candidates.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013
    [Media] Think Different: Lessons from Johnny Cupcakes
    ” “When you’re using social media, don’t just use it to put stuff on sale all the time.” The funky apparel brand gets buzz by being weird. Really, really weird Johnny Earle began his life as an entrepreneur selling candy and whoopie cushions to classmates. Here are a few excerpts from his mile-a-minute speech.
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013
    [Media] Want a new job but don’t want to alert your current boss? Hire My Friend may well be for you
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  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2013
    [Media] VC Kay Koplovitz: 'Tell Them How You're Going to Make Them Money'
    Women tend to focus on starting companies that relate to their own interests, in categories such as fashion, social media, and e-commerce, she said. What will help women founders seeking start-up financing? focus on the investor return. Far fewer of the entrepreneurial folks walking around SXSW this weekend are women. Understand them.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2014
    [Media] Transfluent raises a €1.46 million "Pre-Series A"
    It seems in the past, ArcticStartup was full of Transfluent news as they were one of Helsinki''s sweetheart startups - the idea of providing fast human-powered transition services for social media and customer service actually had legs. This number speaks to all languages: Transfluent has announced to Gigaom that the company has raised a €1.46
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