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  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, MAY 14, 2012
    [Media] How I Found a Niche to Grow My Company
    5000 Applicant of the Week EC Hispanic Media found a perfect niche audience for its portfolio of media platforms. One that caught our eye was Norwalk, California-based EC Hispanic Media. During this time, the company expanded its digital platforms, and focused on "print, events, web, mobile and social media channels."
  • LEARN TO DUCK  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 2010
    [Media] The Year of People
    Social Media isnt a set of tools, its how people use those tools in their lives and work. New subscriber < [link] 2010: Be Social in Social Media or BUST « PixelBits [.] Learn to Duck sometimes it takes getting punched in the face Home About Me(ha!) Story of the Week! People. Now, you can look at this in several ways.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013
    [Media] Complete Baltic Investment & VC Market Overview
    These were companies such as Delfi, Forticom, Moonfish Media. GF investors are business angels (some with gaming industry background) and institutional investors from the gaming and media. Their focus lies in digital media, enterprise data management, homeland security, medical technology, biotech, new materials and clean technology.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013
    [Media] Four Tips For Aspiring Entrepreneurs
    That’s because, thanks to the increasing use of interactive media and advanced data collection techniques, it’s more possible than ever before to gather meaningful data and use it to make business decisions. by Mike Broderick, co-founder and CEO of Turning Technologies. Be Driven by Data. Create a Winning Organizational Culture.
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 2010
    [Media] The (ongoing) evolution of an industry
    NPR’s On The Media (with our friend Bob Garfield) recently devoted an entire episode to a great discussion of the issues and challenges swirling around our beloved music biz. Everyone knows that the music industry is struggling, right? Take a listen to their exploration and let me know your thoughts
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2013
    [Media] How A Dorm Room Side Project Became The Web's Hottest Operating System
    It’s a highly customizable content platform that can support thousands of development tools that enable users to create and manage a wide range of features, including content, social media, and e-commerce. Dries Buytaert thought maybe a dozen people would ever use his software. Buytaert graduated in 2007. It’s appeared on the Inc.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2013
    [Media] Funded: Inside AOL's New Web Show
    Janosch, Thurston, and product director Craig Cannon, are the minds behind Cultivated Wit , the digital media company they founded after leaving The Onion. Alhough they''ve mostly worked on social media campaigns, when AOL approached them about a crowdfunding show, they jumped on the opportunity. But a celebrity show, this is not.
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1, 2014
    [Media] 5 ways to build company culture with a virtual team
    While companies like Google instill a company culture through a giant, all-encompassing campus, that’s not so practical when you need to hire a designer in the Czech Republic and a social media expert in Chicago. For every desk-bound cubicle-dweller, the dream is to work from home. No physical demands. No need to look over your shoulder.
  • ESCAPE FROM CUBICLE NATION  |  TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012
    [Media] How to get back into the writing groove when you have been busy, distracted, lazy or all of the above
    Ask your friends on social media what to write about. At certain times during the year, it is normal to get in a non-productive groove. The only person I know who writes without fail five days a week is Seth Godin.  And he does this while answering every email that comes into his inbox and writing about five books a year. The reigning winner?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
    [Media] These Shoes Were Made Where?
    Brothers Jordan and Jensen Adoni are blending old-school craftsmanship and social media sizzle in a New York City shoe business, The Adoni Group. This blend of old-school craftsmanship and social media sizzle is the essence of the Adoni brand. In early April, Beyoncé and Jay-Z celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary in Havana.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014
    [Media] How Ideas Gain Traction
    People don''t get initially excited--especially in the media--about the concepts," he tells Butman. Just as important as the idea itself is the entrepreneur behind it--and the skill, passion, and effort she provides. So far, the Foundation has funded 829 projects. (In other words, it has granted $829,000.) They get excited about the people."
  • WILL PRICE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
    [Media] Project Devil: Affirmation of Our Vision
    First, it affirms our vision that display advertising is moving from static flash files to living apps programmed by APIs, data, and multi-media assets. Today, AOL announced Project Devil. At Widgetbox, we could not be more excited to see and read about AOL's new plans. The news is fabulous for several key reasons.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2013
    [Media] The Importance of Proprietary Deal Flow in Early-Stage VC
    The sheer number of relationships I’ve built through being public, transparent and being willing to engage in comments and through social media has enabled me to get to know entrepreneurs even before they launch their next company. When I was new at Venture Capital I was trying to figure out the business. What stage? What price? Lovely.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014
    [Media] Why You Don’t Need to Go Viral to Make Video Marketing Work
    Most get around 100-300 views, but site traffic is growing, subscribers are up 75% and I’m seeing increased social media engagement. photo credit: ARMLE via photopin cc. viral video is the dream of many marketers and business owners. One smash hit can transform a business’s reach overnight. The myth of viral for small business.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
    [Media] How to Get What You're Worth :: Small Business Marketing Blog from.
    SIMPLE, EFFECTIVE AND AFFORDABLE SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING Home About Consulting Products Programs Workshops Blog Resources Contact Subscribe by RSS Subscribe to Duct Tape Marketing by Email Small Business Week 2011 Our winners! The Referral Engine – Teaching Your Business to Market Itself – by John Jantsch. Steps to Successful Fac.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2012
    [Media] The Secret to Winning a Start-up Competition
    It's already used by digital magazines, brand advertising, and media sites to build in deferred shopping. Your PowerPoint is awesome (and memorized). Your pitch is crystal clear. You're adequately caffeinated and totally pumped up. Here's why that's just not enough. They're great networkers who tend to wear a perma-grin.
  • ROB GO  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
    [Media] Lagging Indicators
    Likewise, I’ve seen a pullback from social services and media-based models in light of Facebook’s disappointing performance post IPO. I’m always amazed at how much short term decisions are driven by lagging indicators. Yammer’s march to a successful exit was in relative terms, extremely fast. Yet, it took 4 years.
  • WWW.READWRITEWEB.COM  |  THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2012
    [Media] Bye, Bye Waterfall: 5 Steps to Implement Responsive Web Design
    social media. ReadWriteHack. ReadWriteWeb. Channels. ReadWriteStart. ReadWriteBiz. ReadWriteEnterprise. ReadWriteCloud. ReadWriteHack. ReadWriteMobile. ReadWriteHack. Archives. Twitter. Facebook. Bye, Bye Waterfall: 5 Steps to Implement Responsive Web Design. By Travis Sheppard / May 10, 2012 06:05 AM / View Comments. Tweet. Step 1: The Plan.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2014
    [Media] Net Neutrality Ruling a Blow to Web Startups
    In the absence of such rules, for example, a company like Time Warner could block its competitors'' websites, or charge its customers for premium service, privileging content from large media companies while squeezing out individual bloggers. A D.C. UPDATED at 3:40 p.m. In Verizon v. FCC , the U.S.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014
    [Media] 5 Apps to Make Your Commute Less Painful
    Subscribe to channels spanning a wealth of topics, including technology, business, sports, and politics, as well as specific national media outlets such as Inc., An arsenal of apps to make the trip more efficient--and a little more edifying Commuting--whether you''re driving or taking public transportation--can be a drag.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2012
    [Media] [Event] [Singapore] Echelon 2012
    Young Upstarts is an Echelon 2012 media partner. If there’s a sign that the Singapore startup scene is on all levels of freaking awesome right now, it’s that we’ve seen Startups in Asia and then DEMO Asia happen in relatively quick succession in the past couple of months. We’ll be seeing you there.
  • 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.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2011
    [Media] Publification.com Creating Accessible HTML5 Publishing Platform For Ebooks
    First the advances were dramatically reduced, and now everyone but the A-list authors are responsible for doing their own promoting on social media, organizing their own book tours, and even finding their own editors. Because Browserbooks are hosted online, the ebooks can also take advantage of rich media, such as sound and videos.
  • READWRITESTART  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012
    [Media] How - And Why - Startups Should Hire Millennials
    And they’re preparing for employment by “arming themselves with skills and educational training focused in technology and social media.” Schawbel’s study reports some of the most common job skills for Gen Y workers include blogging, social media optimization and writing press releases. It’s like a harmonic convergence. StartUp 101
  • ENTREPRENEURS-JOURNEY.COM BY YARO STARAK  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
    [Media] 7 Tips To Super-Charge Your Online Communication
    Pat Rafter was a guy everyone liked, but Pete Sampras , Andre Agassi , John McEnroe , Leyton Hewitt , and a host of other top players, despite great tennis performance, aren’t loved by everyone and don’t come across as the most likeable people all the time (although the media must take some credit for this too).
  • DAVID TETEN  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011
    [Media] How to ask your board for introductions
    Talk about social proof: provide a link to a list of blogs/media praising you, or all of the users tweeting about you. Venture capitalists and your other board members want to help you, and in fact are paid to help you.  As T.A. However, without some guidance from you, your board/VCs cannot provide you with maximum benefit.
  • GROWTHINK BLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011
    [Media] Walk Like an Egyptian
    And while the concept of Tunisia and Egypt being ‘Twitter” revolutions is over-stated, it is true that easy media connectivity has greatly accelerated organized action on long-held social and political discontents. It is this speed and momentum that is most exhilarating. No, it is far easier and more sustainable than that. But au contraire!
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013
    [Media] How to Get Better at Anything Fast: Share With the World
    The site’s focus on the candid admission of faults and low moments makes it a sort of anti-Facebook, an antidote to the tendency of the well curated perfection of others social media profiles to make us feel lonely and inadequate. Everything that we see in the media is like perfection, perfection, perfection, but perfect is boring.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2012
    [Media] Inc.'s Favorite Stories of 2012
    11 Reasons a 23-Year-Old Shouldn't Run Your Social Media Should you entrust your social media to an entry-level employee--a newly minted college grad, no less? The past 12 months brought many memorable stories from Inc. We've selected a few of our favorites. Each year, Inc. We've chosen some of our favorites.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2015
    [Media] Content Creation is Dead – Long Live Storytelling!
    Don’t forget about the human element when you communicate to customers on your blog, through your newsletters, videos or on social media. Content Creation is Dead – Long Live Storytelling! written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Photo via BlogMutt’s CEO, Scott Yates. Coincidence?
  • 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.
  • START-UP BUSINESS TALK  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011
    [Media] Why You Need A 'Tag-Phrase' With Your Business Logo
    In order to get your start-up noticed, you'll have a ton of other stuff to get done: like building an online brand, marketing, sales, social media marketing, sales, etc. I was reading Nathaniel Broughton's post about branding and how i t takes more than a dot.com. Just recently, I was in Raleigh, North Carolina. Hmm I think.
  • 500 HATS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2008
    [Media] Web Mail Services Market Share (Comscore, Oct 2007) - Master of.
    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 « Startup Metrics for Pirates @ SXSW 2008 | Main | The CrunchDream 5: Who is Mike Arringtons Charles Barkley? The Internet Revolution, Act III.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  MONDAY, JULY 22, 2013
    [Media] What Exactly Is Content Marketing?
    They’ve grown to expect the company itself as well as customers, networks, partners and the media to be the source of this content. What Exactly Is Content Marketing? mean, it’s all we’ve been talking about for the last few years. ” photo credit: eyesore9 via photopin cc. Is it a thing? More what it does than what it is.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014
    [Media] 8 Ways to Account for Different Learning Styles Among Employees
    As a result, each employee brings his own unique perspective to the table, allowing us to work more effectively as a team. -  Fehzan Ali ,  Adscend Media LLC. 4. Not all people learn the same way. Neither do your employees. Here’s what they had to say: 1. Understand the Difference Between Introverts and Extroverts. Be Flexible.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014
    [Media] Eyeing an IPO, Dropbox Is Expanding to New York
    The cloud service provider, which is rumored to be preparing to go public, bought office chat company Zulip and is now hiring 25 employees for a New York City outpost. Dropbox , the San Francisco-based enterprise cloud storage and file-sharing company, is making moves to beef up its business amid rumors of an initial public offering.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2012
    [Media] Top 11 Ways to Irritate Your Co-workers
    This is especially true in social media. Are you making any of these etiquette mistakes? Business etiquette isn't just about observing the social niceties; sometimes business etiquette is simply not irritating other people unnecessarily. Here are things that irritate me; feel free to add your own in the comments: 1. You called. It's urgent.
  • BEN'S BLOG  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 2012
    [Media] Instagram
    Dalton’s company, Mixed Media Labs, initially built a product called PicPlz. Now what the hell is you lookin’ for? Can’t a young man get money anymore? Let my pants sag down to the floor. Really do it matter as long as I score? Mase, Lookin’ at me. Two years ago we invested $250,000 in Instagram. Ethics Portfolio Companies
  • STEVE BLANK  |  MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013
    [Media] Fly High
    The class consisted of basic networking and administration, network mapping, remote exploits, denial of service, web vulnerabilities, social engineering, password vulnerabilities, wireless network exploitation, persistence, digital media analysis, and cyber mission operations. Military Academies. All officers in the U.S. Secret History.
  • THE MOGUL MOM  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012
    [Media] How To Boost Business With Fantastic Photography
    How many websites or social media sites are you on each day that have photography that just doesn’t quite cut it? I see it all the time. Fast and easy to load websites, well written blogs, great Facebook pages… and then, there’s the photography. know what you’re thinking. Does it represent your vision and goals? Have
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012
    [Media] Aspiro Signs Deal With Google's Widevine DRM
    The whitelabel media streaming service, Aspiro , has signed a deal with Google's Widevine DRM for studio approved DRM-solutions for Video OTT-services. This comes as good news for media companies, as it seems the streaming services are used mostly for sports broadcasts. In 2010, Widevine was acquired by Google
  • READWRITESTART  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012
    [Media] How to Craft Your Own “Startup Legend”
    Tech startups are a dime a dozen, so how do you make yours stand out - to the media and to the public? You need a “hook” to attract jaded reporters, busy bloggers and seen-it-all journalists. In short, you need a “startup legend” - which might or might not be 100% rooted in fact. Be the opposite. Work the human interest angle. Startups
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2011
    [Media] Mark Zuckerberg's Original Plans for Facebook
    Today Facebook is a (ubiquitous) noun, a verb, and a social media behemoth. In a 2005 interview, the then 21-year-old founder is focused only on created a cool college directory. But in its early days, the company was an "ice breaker" and an "online directory for colleges," according to its founder Mark Zuckerberg.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013
    [Media] The Myth Of The 20 Percent
    Writing and designing a media kit. Developing a media campaign (usually with the help of an outside PR firm). Hopefully your media campaign worked and you now have interview requests to respond to and show up for. By Robert D. What is the 20 percent? Let me go to a slightly different industry for an example — show business.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 1, 2010
    [Media] The Unsung Hero
    We must discuss with the media and our politicians on these matters. In the stories, the hero fights for the people, faces failure and great uncertainty, and ultimately wins. In Finland, we think he’s a fool who thinks he’s better than everyone else, disrespects the rules and  is probably Finnish-Swedish. Entrepreneurs are the same. So what?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2011
    [Media] Halloween Haunts Go Hi-Tech
    TicketLeap is an online exchange, integrated with social media, where tickets to concerts, theatre, and sporting events are bought and sold. TicketLeap, a online ticket exchange, helps local haunts go hi-tech. When you end up with 1,000 people at your door, you need a cost effective way to verify tickets," he says. All they need is a laptop.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2012
    [Media] Belmont Stakes: Why Entrepreneurs Will Never Bet the Favorite
    Brian Zuercher, a serial entrepreneur who is the CEO of VenueSeen, a social-media-management tool, agrees. Roman Scharf, co-founder & CEO of Talenthouse, a social media marketing company and influential online community headquartered in Palo Alto, California, says that risk is good for the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013
    [Media] There Has Never Been a Better Time to Be a Young Person With a Big Idea
    Despite the persistent negative commentary about Millennials in the media , my experience is that most older people want to see our generation thrive and are excited to support our aspirations. What a band of Millennial entrepreneurs on a train can teach us about entrepreneurship in today''s America. The Omaha space is called KANEKO.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013
    [Media] 6 Ways For Startups To Reduce Operating Costs
    Morgan Sims is a writer and graduate of the University of South Florida who loves all things tech and social media. by Morgan Sims. Of the many crucial issues that are unique to startup companies, month-to-month cashflow is most commonly at the top of the list. Minimize Premises Costs. Hire Freelancers and Contract Employees. Remain Flexible.
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2013
    [Media] Tomorrow on TNW: Your chance to ask Spartz Inc. CEO Emerson Spartz your entrepreneurship questions
    Emerson Spartz is one of the world’s leading experts on Internet virality and has been featured in major media including the Wall Street Journal, CBS Evening News, CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News. As the CEO of Spartz Inc., he runs one of the fastest-growing digital media publishers with 160 million page views per month. ET (12 p.m.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
    [Media] Yahoo's New Logo Design: Micromanaged, Over-Engineered, Boring
    She reportedly also insisted upon personally reviewing each, and every, reporter’s name on Yahoo’s media list. A non-story about hype, disappointment, and how not to redo a logo. Yahoo’s announcement of a new brand logo may be the biggest non-news story of the recent past. There’s nothing there. Let me be more direct.
  • THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG.  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012
    [Media] Data and Action in Times of Tragedy
    It's a huge data gathering task--more than any one media property can maintain for every last factoid--so those searches wind up heading offsite. If you're a media company looking to boost your on site data capabilities or you're a small investor who cares about government transparency, just reply to this note.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
    [Media] 5 Ways to Make Your App Take Off
    And for every 50 apps that join its platform, Great Apps issues a press release touting them to more than 2,000 media outlets, although if you want to be included you’ll have to buy the highest level of membership, which is $495. Want your app to be the next Angry Birds or Pinterest? Try these expert suggestions: 1. Get reviewed.
  • A VC : VENTURE CAPITAL AND TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2010
    [Media] Boxee Payments
    Contrary to what Boxee's competitors have been telling big media for the past year, Boxee aren't pirates. Well I'm stuck at the Virgin America terminal at JFK this morning. Due to the stormy weather today in SF, my flight has been pushed back by three hours.  We don’t believe these are conflicting interests.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2012
    [Media] Win Every Sale with Visual Thinking
    This is easy if you are selling something like a bicycle but it's not always easy if we're selling a social media service, for instance, or a branding campaign. Is your product or service a coveted diamond or a chunk of coal? See the forest for the trees by following one author's inventive process. What does it look like? Keep it simple.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014
    [Media] The Key to Making Your LinkedIn Profile Really Sing
    LinkedIn is the most effective social media platform for professional and business purposes. Want to be found by more clients and customers? Add this. Based on the amount of email I got from my recent post, 10 Ways to Generate More Leads and Referrals on LinkedIn , many people agree.) into their profiles. Here''s an example. Industry terms.
  • MIKE MICHALOWICZ  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2012
    [Media] How Entrepreneurs Should Dress
    Although you probably shouldn’t wear jeans to a law office meeting, you could likely get away with it at a media company , a recording studio, and maybe even a restaurant’s kitchen. Today’s social media sites are a window into people’s lives and their closets (pun intended). Clothes, Will Make Or Break The Man. Playing It Safe.
  • TIM BERRY'S BLOG - PLANNING STARTUPS STORIES  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2012
    [Media] Blaming Angels and VCs for Choosing is Like Blaming Up for Down
    ” The media, when pitched a startup story, is interested in who funded the venture. I was happily reading Sramana Mitrea’s  The Other 99% of Entrepreneurs on Read/Write Web, agreeing with every detail, when I ran into a snag. It’s in italics in this quote from Sramana’s post. ” And entrepreneurs? This is wrong.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013
    [Media] Tampere Based M-Files Gets €6 Million To Globally Expand Their Metadata Driven Enterprise ECM
    On the 30th of April, the company announced an A-Round of €6 million led by DFJ Esprit , a venture capital firm that invests from seed to late stage in European technology and media companies. Basically their solution does not care where the data is but rather what the data actually represents.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013
    [Media] Google's Must-Learn Secret of Success
    Apple didn''t build the first personal computer, portable media player, smart phone, or even tablet. If it works for Google (and for Apple), it might work for you. Google just held its annual I/O Developer''s Conference, and as my fellow Inc. Each device will match up better with your business life. But is it? None of this is easy.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013
    [Media] Twitter CEO Dick Costolo: What I've Learned
    The captain of the world''s most ubiquitous social media platform talks leadership, disruption, and why he follows Mia Farrow. There are certain things you’d expect of the CEO of the fastest growing, most disruptive, 140-character communications platform in the world. And you’d expect him to be surprised by nothing.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2012
    [Media] 4 Creative Ways to Grow Your Business Using the Web
    Social media is time consuming, and--in my experience--rarely correlates directly to increased sales. Take your business further than your budget. Think imaginatively to market your business online. AdWords and paid listings can be costly, and take time to get right. Here are a few to get started: Sign up to be a pick-up zone for Amazon.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2012
    [Media] 3 Mobile Behaviors You Must Embrace Right Now
    Then social media came along and everyone rushed to figure out Twitter and how to run a contest on Facebook. When marketing people start talking about mobile these days, and they’re doing it a lot, they usually default to tactics – mobile ads, SMS, throw in some near field communications and we’re on the mobile track.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2012
    [Media] Transfluent Raises $1 Million Funding To Relocate To New York
    The company provides human-powered translation services with a quick turnaround, making it ideal for companies who need social media accounts in many languages, apps localized, and other tasks. Transfluent has announced it has received $1 million in Angel funding to relocate to New York and support their Singapore office.
  • ALIEN ENTREPRENEUR  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2014
    [Media] 10 Tweeted Startup Tips
    entrepreneur — Karl Treier (@kjtreier) March 16, 2014 #startup tip 8: Pick a #social media medium, and use it well, rather than try and use four or five poorly. Hard learned #startup tip 1: Keep your big #idea under wraps until you're ready for #launch. Do whatever it takes to close the first.
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2012
    [Media] Forget the geeks, learn about your company by going where your customers are
    group of venture-backed technology startups who are dedicated to serving and supporting local media by providing revenue generating opportunities. That’s why, when I was given the opportunity to speak to an entrepreneur and startup founder about this subject, I immediately jumped on board. It’s not all bad news. The LiL group.
  • MIKE MICHALOWICZ  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2014
    [Media] 7 Apps That Should Be Banned From Your Office
    Netflix, Amazon Prime, Google Play, YouTube – these digital media players are far too tempting. Facebook, Google +, Twitter – Company policy must be clear here – business matters aren’t discussed on employees’ social media apps, and the apps aren’t used during the workday. You get the idea. Shut it down before it starts. 3.
  • THE MOGUL MOM  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011
    [Media] 5 Creative Ways to Market Your Product
    I f you are a mom entrepreneur with a product-based business, you’ve probably tried social media marketing to get your brand in front of your customers. While Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook are great ways to connect with your current and potential customers, there are other ways to spread the word about your products and find new customers.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012
    [Media] Budget Time? Don't Miss These 5 Expenses
    Be sure you count these. I had a whiz-bang financial model when I set out to ramp up Kohort, the social media start-up I co-founded. Calculating your annual cost structure? But even the best formatting and niftiest Excel tricks won't overcome the wrong inputs in your expense line. Insurance can add up.
  • DSHEN  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2011
    [Media] dshen.com | David Shen's Blogs | Steve Jobs on Design: Explicit vs.
    betaworks - next generation media company. The Advanced Marketing & Media Group - helping marketers manage their data. Cucina Media - and its publishing platform, Public Square. Lotame - social media behavorial targeting. The Web and the World of Business. Observations on doing business in the world of Web 2.0. Trust?
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2011
    [Media] Mobile Travel Alerting "Traveas" Finds Profitability In Golf Confirmation Emails
    Everything is about the information upperhand that we have compared to traditional media companies. This has actually lead to us becoming somewhat of a media company, with a great "Travel Vertical" as a starting point.". He explains further: "Our media channels have a unique information upperhand compared to traditional media channels.
  • DAZZLINDONNA  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
    [Media] How To Build A Successful Home Business
    This is a guest post by Annie Wallace, a mom blogger , who loves social media and cooking. Tweet. This is a guest post by Annie Wallace. Finally you’ve done it, you’ve thought of a way to escape the drudgery of your 9-5 job and make real money working from home. Make sure to always keep on top of your market. Post image by MSVG.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014
    [Media] [Review] The Economy Of You
    You have that deli employee who bakes custom cakes at night, the instrument repairman who sells voice-overs on his own website, the graphic designer who sidelines as a classical singer, the social media manager who blogs about career advice, and many, many more. But Kimberly Palmer, senior editor and personal finance columnist for U.S.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
    [Media] YSN Launches Global “Build Your Own Virtual SUBWAY® Store” Campaign
    The founder of of international sandwich chain SUBWAY® , Fred DeLuca, started his business with a US$1,000 loan when he was just 17. That was in 1965. Today SUBWAY® is the largest restaurant chain in the world with over 38,000 stores in more than 100 countries. From there, the adventure will continue in New York City and Washington DC.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013
    [Media] Getting Press: 8 Tips for Going Hyperlocal
    Become the Local Expert Local media is always looking for local experts to comment on news stories, national events and pop culture happenings. Sometimes the most effective marketing is the kind you do right outside your front door. Here are their best answers. 1. Be relevant by being local in your pitch. -- Eric Koester , Zaarly 2. Period.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014
    [Media] 8 Reasons You Should Apologize for Working Too Hard
    Most mornings I spend some time checking out my social media mentions, especially on Twitter. It''s polite, it raises my social media profile , builds my readership, and it''s kind of. If you''re working ridiculous hours, chances are there''s someone at home picking up the slack. And it''s not exactly like you''re having fun--is it?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014
    [Media] 6 Things You Need to Know Today
    Scoring an Exit Klout, the startup behind the once-ubiquitous social-media influence score, is remaking itself into a content platform for businesses--and apparently eyeing a lucrative exit. A roundup of the day''s news that can help you and your business succeed 1. Still Unconfirmed U.S. Inc.com 2. Tech Is On Fire. Harvard Business Review 5.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2012
    [Media] The Top 10 Career Experts For Working Moms
    In short, she’s a very busy woman and through her website and media appearances she shares some of the ways she balances it all. She’s shared her expertise on the matter through Oprah Winfrey’s Oxygen Media, a number of excellent books for working moms, and most recently, through founding the website JobsandMoms.com.
  • TIM BERRY'S BLOG - PLANNING STARTUPS STORIES  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
    [Media] 5 Blogging Mistakes And A State of Wonder
    But blogs and even social media changed that for me, and I feel better about writing now. Yesterday while flying cross country I read State of Wonder , by Ann Patchett. As I got off my first plane, I was about 30 pages from finished, and two hours from my next flight. didn’t check email first. What a great book! That made me sad. Enjoy it. 2.
  • BABBLING VC  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2010
    [Media] What's Not Said Usually Matters
    Unfortunately, I believe we're at a critical point in time in regards to social media and online transparency. Just as Gmail has implemented the Priority Inbox to filter spam mails, I believe a great opportunity exists to help filter the noise of social media. Fred made a great point in his blog about how he edits himself.
  • ALTGATE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2010
    [Media] @altgate » Blog Archive » Outsourcing For Startups
    Better to do personal outreach to blogs/local media. You can also get to know local media easily, they’re at the same events you are and generally speaking are very approachable. The presentation was on outsourcing generally, not just software engineering and the audience was very early stage companies (some yet to be founded). Legal.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012
    [Media] 13 Stealth Ways to Save Money When Starting Up
    Once you have an intern (or four), you'll start realizing how much of what you do can be delegated. -- Emerson Spartz , Spartz Media 11. An extra expense here, an unneeded office perk there: The numbers really add up. Young entrepreneurs highlight small ways businesses can save a lot of money. Here are their best answers. 1.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012
    [Media] Nest New York To Help Finnish Startups Establish Themselves Stateside
    He believe the city is fast becoming a good place for media centric digital startups and we have to agree. Nest New York is a new kind of a startup accelerator (can we really call it that?) in New York that helps Finnish companies establish themselves into the US market, according to Finnish Talouselämä. Image by skinnylawyer
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 2013
    [Media] Think Years, Not Months: 3 Tips for Long-Term Growth
    That''s why over the years we acquired a social media marketing company and also added direct mail postcards , online surveys and event marketing to our product portfolio. If you''ve just started your biz and already plotting out your exit strategy, then stop reading now. With that came the hiring of our chief operating officer, Dave.
  • 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  |  TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
    [Media] Crowdfunders Act Surprisingly Similar to VCs
    Endorsements were explicit hyperlinks or quotes from outside organizations or new media providing support or legitimacy to projects," Mollick writes. The typical crowdfunding-project backer is more sophisticated than you might think. The results were surprising--and encouraging for proponents of crowdfunding. Verdict: True. Verdict: True.
  • MASSIVE GREATNESS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2012
    [Media] The Mac's Mid-Life Crisis
    have a three-year old iMac that sits on my desk and is my media hub, but the vast majority of my traditonal computing is done on a 13-inch Air (and I say “traditional”, of course, because I actually use my iPhone and increasingly my iPad more than any of my Macs — but that’s another topic). It’s a thing of true beauty.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012
    [Media] Buzzword Bingo: Cure for Boring Meetings?
    Do you attend a lot of boring meetings? Here's a fun way to make them more interesting. Whiskey might help, too.) Boring meetings are the bane of the business world. However, you can make them a lot more interesting by playing "buzzword bingo." It's easy. Be sure to bring a full mug of coffee and have a pot (or two) ready by the meeting room.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2012
    [Media] 8 Major Tech Predictions for 2013
    Plus, the fund that’s rapidly becoming the most famous for this model actually seems to be doing full service most effectively for itself--with a record of major media hits--and overpaying for its investments. 5. On tap for next year: Big changes are coming to everything from e-commerce and hardware to incubators and VC funds.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014
    [Media] 4 Reasons You Need to Use Native Advertising
    In that case, ask the top media properties in your region or industry to pitch your business ASAP. Native advertising is useful for companies on the rise who are doing everything right, and trying to reach a media-conscious target audience that wants to engage online. little over a week ago, I penned an Inc. readers. Here they are: 1.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014
    [Media] Tech Founders (and a Celebrity!) Spill Their Networking Secrets for SXSW
    Just network with everyone." --Randi Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media It''s not all about you. How do you establish lasting connections amid the frenzy that is the annual South by Southwest Interactive festival? We asked the pros their tips to up your game. That base is your foundation. Don''t judge people.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
    [Media] Letting Your Customer Define What You Sell
    Related Posts: Natural Way to Run a Business Oddly Correct Way of Doing Business – Local Color Video The Power of Focus Riding With Niner Bikes Using Social Media to Drive Offline Behavior. Letting Your Customer Define What You Sell This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. HP kigo footwear minimalist shoes natural running
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012
    [Media] Play to Win: 5 Ways to Make Money From Mobile Games
    Media Chaperone offers parents a way to reward their children for playing the right games. The popularity of mobile games has given rise to innovative companies, some of which have little or nothing to do with game development. John McDermott Since the advent of video games parents have been trying to monitor their children’s playing.
  • JEFF HILIMIRE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2011
    [Media] Hands on with the Android Galaxy Tab (an iPad comparison)
    Read this first… and 7 months with the iPad, here’s what I’ve learned… But if you’re lazy and don’t want to read this entire blog, here’s the gist: The Galaxy Tab is hands down the best media/content snacking device I’ve ever used.  I love everything it wants to be. And Reader, Voice, etc.,
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2013
    [Media] When You Don't Need Data
    ” Shakespeare adds that the company does keep tabs of the photos of the billboard that people share via social media. Sometimes even data''s deepest devotees prefer to think beyond numbers. “My job is not to come in and create some stupid metric for everyone to look at.” Foreman obviously recognizes the importance of data.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2011
    [Media] [Singapore][Competition] SiTF Announces 2011 Award Winners
    Digital Media. Singapore Polytechnic, School of Digital Media and Infocomm Technology. The  Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) earlier this evening announced the winners of this year’s SiTF Awards , which recognizes technology innovations developed in Singapore. Award Categories. Name of Organisation. Description. 1.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
    [Media] How to Turn Your Best Customers Into a Growth Engine
    While this may sound like some social media laced feel good sentiment it’s actually quite practical. I’ve said repeatedly that building a vibrant community is the most important objective of any business these days. photo credit: Mourner via photopin cc. Creating new products and services and making plans for growth is tricky adventures.
  • THE EQUITY KICKER  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012
    [Media] 50 Questions: How soon should I start raising my next round?
    Good ways to do this include turning up to events where they might be present (particularly if you have organised the event or can get a speaking slot), helping them evaluate deals and people, engaging on social media, getting written about in press that they read (e.g. Remember that VCs invest in lines not dots. Happy days.
  • STARTUP HOUSTON  |  TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014
    [Media] Q&A with Primer Grey’s Chris Valdez
    So what we did was gather our disparate areas of expertise and bring them under one roof, where we were able to offer traditional media, which is still a very important part of marketing, as well as digital marketing and web design. Startup Houston: What’s your background, and how did you end up here? Chris Everson , Cliff  and myself.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012
    [Media] Burpple Enables Social Sharing Of Food Experiences
    Various successful publicity efforts – amongst others a HelpKopiGoOverseas.com social media campaign promoting local coffee, as well as being promoted during Savour Singapore 2012 , a large-scale gourmet event – helped propel awareness of its mobile app, then in beta. One potentially winning feature? Burping An Idea.
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