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BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE [Media] The Guy Who Took on Google (and now LinkedIn): Mike Yavonditte
| TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011
Mike passed up an offer from Ross Levinsohn of Fox Interactive Media ( around $175 Million ). This is an interview you’re not going to want to miss, I promise. Love it. He is also an active angel investor in companies like Klout and Meetup. Now, he ‘outsources’ his investments through John Frankel of Frankel Asset Management. Finance.
JEFF HILIMIRE [Media] 6 Reasons I’m bullish on mobile gaming #dragonarmy
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2013
Zynga, the poster child for recent day wild valuations, went from media darling with a huge IPO to very quickly struggling to keep its head above water. 'Dragon Army is a mobile gaming studio. We’re going to create games for mobile devices for consumers (not for “clients”, which is my past experience). Why exactly?”
- [Media] How To Segment Your Subscribers When You Run A Blog Business
This is true, but in terms of commercial intent (the goal of making money), I don’t segment my readership using these formats, this is merely an attempt to maximize the amount of people I can reach using different media. Ideally we want to maximize both audience retention and growth , and maximize profit too.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] Seventh Generation Founder Wants to Change the World With. Condoms?
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013
And while it''s rare to turn on the TV without seeing a Trojan commercial, the Hollenders have decided not to invest in traditional advertising and to focus on public relations and social media instead. 'Jeffrey Hollender found success building a mainstream cleaning brand that was eco-friendly and safe to use. For years the idea lay dormant.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] BiNu's Grand Plan to Bring Internet to Phones in the Developing World
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2013
In 2000, they sold their ad tech start-up, Sabela Media, to 24/7 Real Media for $75 million, primarily in stock, only to lose it all when 24/7''s stock price plummeted in the dotcom bust. 'The biNu app promises to connect people to the Web--no expensive smartphone or software required. s office. It''s motivating." That''s rewarding.
- [Media] 5 News Stories Not to Miss This Week
The example was Real Media, which was one of the first in behavioral targeting and wanted to sell the service to publishers. Brad Burnham, another Union Square co-founder, made the suggestion that Real Media create an ad network, place the ads with publishers, and send them checks. But apparently not all small businesses agree.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] The Informative Edge of Content Marketing
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
Build Your Informative Edge Developing an informative edge in your marketplace will deliver prospects and customers from relevant websites, search engines and social media. 'Here''s how to develop an informative edge and position your organization as a market leader.
BRAD HARGREAVES [Media] Why Technology is Leaving Government Behind
| FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2010
It Threatens Our Relationship With Government As more of our lives are dependent on interactions mediated by computers, citizens are becoming more alienated with a government that can’t adapt to our preferred media. You see it everywhere, with a recent hot article about NYC spending $722 MM on a doomed payroll system making the rounds.
- [Media] How Showing Vulnerability Makes You A Better Blogger
Social media, like Twitter , Facebook and YouTube and blogging are the most commonly used channels of communication that blur the boundaries of business and life. Having only started my adventure into this online world in the last two years, I’m always learning so much from reading the articles posted here. This isn’t something new.
ORRICK TOTAL ACCESS [Media] What You Should Think About When Building Your Team
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2012
Mr. Perkins’s practice focuses on providing private venture financing and merger and acquisition services to Internet, high tech, and clean technology companies and has worked with clients including: Bleacher Report, Calista Technologies, CubeTree, LS9, MyShape, Say Media, Xobni, and many others. Founder Issues. Vesting. Hiring.
YOUNGUPSTARTS [Media] Your Inner Zentrepreneur: An Extraordinary Mix Of Power And Grace
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2013
We see it in the media. 'By John J. Murphy, author of “ Zentrepreneur “ When people hear the word Zentrepreneur, several questions typically come to mind. What is a zentrepreneur? Who is a zentrepreneur? Am I a zentrepreneur? What limits us from awakening to our inner zentrepreneur? In this article I will answer these questions.
- [Media] Help Open Online Stores as a Shopify Partner
They say that you can approach people via social media, your blog or whatever else; it’s up to you, as all traffic sources are accepted. 'The following is a paid review for TylerCruz.com written and reviewed by Michael Kwan. It is completely of Michael Kwan’s opinion and is not influenced by being paid. The Shopify Online Store Builder.
LEARN TO DUCK [Media] Giving the Company to the Community
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2010
Tweet Share this: Share Digg Facebook StumbleUpon Reddit Filed Under: graphicly · Tagged With: Arts , collaboration , Comic book , Comics , community collaboration , crowdsourcing , Graphic novel , innovation , micah baldwin , napkin labs [link] 2010: Be Social in Social Media or BUST « PixelBits [.] Story of the Week! Graphic.ly
LIFE BEYOND CODE [Media] Distinguish Yourself #215 – Create the right building blocks along the way
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2011
Related Posts: Ways to distinguish yourself – #79 Gather the right puzzle pieces Lessons from creating a social media powered eBook A new foundation Questionable reasons to become an entrepreneur #3 – I can make a ton of money Ways to distinguish yourself – #3 Build strong relationships. Think Lego blocks.
AUSTIN STARTUP [Media] Socialware Raises $3M Series B
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011
Socialware , the leader in social media compliance and engagement, today announced that it has secured $3 million in additional funding from existing investors, including FLOODGATE, G-51 Capital and Silverton Partners. of FLOODGATE. Enterprise socialware
THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG. [Media] The Perception of Exclusivity
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
It's easy to think that exclusion is purposeful--and in a controversy seeking media world, there's lots of chatter around one group keeping another group out. If you like this post, please consider donating a few bucks to my Camp Interactive Fundraiser. I'm running the NYC Marathon for the first time and raising money to do it. Donate here.
VENTURE CYCLIST [Media] Venture Cyclist: The Shortest Starbucks Order
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2012
Social Media. Venture Cyclist. Venture Capitalist and Cyclist, hence Venture Cyclist. Pages. Advice for Entrepreneurs. VC:VC. The Shortest Starbucks Order. Back in 2006 I posted on The Longest Starbucks Order (it is still a good traffic-source from Google searches). Today I want to talk about my shortest Starbucks order: no lid, please.
BEN'S BLOG [Media] Merging Glam and Ning
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
Today, my company Ning, where I serve as chairman and cofounder, is announcing that it has agreed to merge into Glam Media. billion page views, add recurring subscription revenue to Glam’s business model, and most importantly, set up the combined company to be the leading social media content company on the web. Companies
GROWTHINK BLOG [Media] [Case Study] "From $4.01 Per Click to $3.56 Per Lead"
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2010
am putting the finishing touches on a new step-by-step internet marketing course that covers every major aspect of internet marketing, from keyword research and effective website design, to pay-per-click (PPC) and search engine optimization (SEO), to social media and email marketing, and more. Click here to learn more read more.
CONSTANTLY LEARNING [Media] Please, Get To The Point
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2012
While consuming different media, I am constantly reminded that short content is easier to digest. I read a lot of online content through my daily life. The next time you decide to write something get to the point as fast as possible. The idea of unnecessary words and abundant sentences must come from our adolescence. For Sale. Baby Shoes.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] VerticalResponse Acquires Roost
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2011
5000 company bought Roost to help make it easier for small businesses to engage in social media marketing. 5000 honoree since 2006, has acquired social media start-up Roost. The Inc. Self-service online marketing firm VerticalResponse, an Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Roost's website now reads, "Roost by VerticalResponse."
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] A Necessary Trait for Successful Founders: Maturity
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2011
At the time, SEO was still fairly unchartered territory—as new as personal computers, operating systems and social media were to those previously mentioned tech founders. Industry leaders may be intuitive, innovative, and able to handle risks, but real success requires them to be mature.
- [Media] Is The Very Idea of Designing Tech Products for Women Insulting?
Obviously some television programming, movies, magazines and other media have gender behaviors built into them. (note: I posted this on the Huffington Post first, just about 10 minutes ago). And I don’t believe it’s because the women like it that way, either. But that brainstorming session turned up nothing but bad ideas. So what?
THE NEXT WEB [Media] How to build a Silicon Valley caliber product engineering team in Asia
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2013
He is currently CEO of Bubbly, a social media startup backed by Sequoia Capital, SingTel Innov8, and JAFCO. 'Thomas Clayton has started and run numerous high-tech startups in Silicon Valley. The company is one of the largest VC-backed startups in Southeast Asia, having raised over $60 million in funding. My simple answer is: absolutely.
GROWTHINK BLOG [Media] The Age of Comparison
| MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
Maybe we have let our “it bleeds, it leads” media - the drumbeat of negativity that we are subjected to on a daily basis - play havoc with our psyches. Debt crises in Europe. Medicare, education, and deficit crises at home. Middle East crises for as far as the eye can see. Things seem pretty bleak out there, don’t they? And of possibility.
GROWTHINK BLOG [Media] Great, Heaping Platefuls of Business Guts
| MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
Marty, as the Founder and CEO of the BOSS family of businesses, has both built and acquired an impressive array of companies - ranging from telecommunications to security software, to web services and analytics, to digital media. What stands out about Marty for me above all is his beautiful entrepreneurial mind. read more. Investing Jay Tur
JEFF HILIMIRE [Media] How people are using Circles #Google+
| MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011
There are people I consider friends, but also fit into the techie or social media nerds circles. I recently ran a poll on Google+ asking people how they are using Circles. Feel free to join in on that conversation if you’re playing around with Google+. Almost like tags. But, I revised. work in progress … Matt : Multiple.
JEFF HILIMIRE [Media] I used Google Plus to write this blog (and my early thoughts on Plus)
| TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011
Plus it has to do with social media. Ok, I only kinda used Google Plus to write this blog. wanted to post how much I loved a commercial I saw over the weekend, because I almost never see commercials and when I do, I almost never watch them, so it was such an anomaly that I actually saw a commercial that I liked that I had to blog about it.
GROWTHINK BLOG [Media] It is Not Who I am Underneath…
| MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2011
On the one hand, I am with the privacy advocates who say that even when modern media allows for the capture of a very notorious criminal, that Orwellian Big Brother fears are unsettling to say the least. Of particular interest was how, after 16 years on the run, the authorities were finally able to catch him. am of two minds on this issue.
GROWTHINK BLOG [Media] The Coming Technology M+A Boom
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 22, 2010
As for which sectors to seek out, look for those with high quotients of intellectual property - think Internet, software, biotechnology, digital media, and energy. Well, in response, I have been inundated with variations of one of the two queries: 1. How does the current, sluggish deal environment affect this strategy?
GROWTHINK BLOG [Media] The Early Exit
| SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 2010
The next big technology investment idea is the “Early Exit.” The best articulation of it comes from Basil Peters, a serial technology entrepreneur, co-Founder of Nexus Engineering, former Canada Entrepreneur of the Year, and Managing Partner at 3 venture capital funds – Fundamental Technologies I and II and the BC Advantage Funds.
GROWTHOLOGY [Media] Missing the Trees for the Forest, Jobs edition
| TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2010
Media coverage seems to have fallen for stories that post-recession job growth is always slow. Read Tyler Cowen's post of the nature of job loss in this recession. Summary: Aggregate demand (i.e. the business cycle) explains most of the job loss, sure, but there are structural dynamics, too. My thoughts below. Not true. Congress? .
ARCTICSTARTUP [Media] How To Hustle A Conference: Slush Battle Plan
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2013
Is it Media Exposure? If you are really brave, try to sneak into one of the special zones with an investor friend or media. Use Social Media. 'So you are going to Slush this week. You have the tickets, you know the agenda, you might even know what your goals for the conference are. You think that you are ready. Minimum of 20.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] 8 Ways to Make Friends at Work
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013
It''s tempting to pretend you can use social media, email and texting to present a more attractive persona to the world. 'Technology has changed the rules, but the underlying truths remain the same. Making friends at work (or anywhere else) is easy. Here''s my take on this: 1. Smile, with your body and mind. Be genuinely curious. Be yourself.
- [Media] Summary of Israeli High-Tech Company Capital Raising - 2010
The changes we are all experiencing as consumers of media and services are dominant factors in higher investments directed to communications and semiconductors, particularly in mobile application-related sub-sectors. By Marianna Shapira, Research Manager, IVC Research Center & KPMG Somekh Chaikin. Introduction. billion raised in 2008.
SOFTWARE BY ROB [Media] Why A Link from TechCrunch Will Not Make You Rich | Software by Rob
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2009
When you receive 50,000 visitors from one of the major media sites you will be lucky to convert five sales. Join nearly 6,000 startup entrepreneurs by subscribing to my RSS feed. The problem is, your market is most likely not the people who read Digg. Nor the people who read TechCrunch. And if it is, you’re in for a tough ride.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] Made to Measure: J.Hilburn Gives Direct Selling Some Style
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013
Worse, with social media, the word of bad customer experiences can spread quickly. Hil Davis took a business model people love to hate, gave it upscale polish, and left the menswear industry wondering, Why didn't I think of that? The lights dim and the fashion show begins, naturally, with a breathy disco-house remix of a classic funk track.
CROWDSPRING BLOG [Media] Small Business and Startups: The True “Lean” Movement
| SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2012
” Well, Ron knows that we don’t share a lot of our data with the media; Ross’s response? Last week, Ross was contacted by an old friend, Ron May, who publishes an industry newsletter in Chicago and writes extensively about technology, startups, and small business in our region. Give me numbers.” Second, set a goal.
THE EQUITY KICKER [Media] The evolution of an investment theme
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2012
Software to help enterprises leverage social media was the investment theme that underpinned our investment in Conversocial last year and we have been looking for more companies that leverage the same trends. The first major acquisition of a social business was Salesforce’s acquisition of Radian6 for $326m nearly 18 months ago.
UP AND RUNNING [Media] Customer Relationships Key to Restaurant Success
| THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011
Susan Wilson Solovic is an award-winning entrepreneur and journalist, author of three best-selling books, multi-media personality and contributor to ABC News and other outlets, public speaker and attorney. Tweet. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico is frequently cited as one of the top ten travel destinations in the world. Big Tony makes you feel special.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] Indies Vs Blockbusters: Wolverine Intrigues, Gravity Sinks
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2013
With the rise of social media, I was curious to see if a movie’s website delivers on the promise made in their tagline. 'Taglines are the meat and potatoes of Hollywood and indie films alike. Do movie taglines and websites work together to get you into theaters? I''ve long been a fan of independent movies. percent of the $10.8 Let go.
THE ENTREPRENEURIAL MIND [Media] Five Voices at Once
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2011
More and more information is coming to us through more and more media and sources. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. MicrosoftInternetExplorer4. The trends they are finding on the use of wireless, social networking, the types of technology we are using to access information, and the types of information we are seeking is really eye-opening.
VENTURE HACKS [Media] AngelList Markets Tour, Part 2
| MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2011
Where would you put Games or Mobile Enterprise or Digital Media ? See Part 1 for an introduction to the new markets feature on AngelList. This part is all about the details. Creating new markets. We encourage people to use existing markets, but anyone can create a new market: Admins organize the new markets. AngelList
THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG. [Media] Who the hell is this guy? Thoughts on being a career VC
| MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2011
So, if you're a junior VC, a great goal to have until you build out that big track record is to be able to look at a BD pipeline, and make some intros to partners, help fill some holes on the team, and help the company get some PR through your media contacts. The other day, I got interviewed for Business Insider. what has this guy done?
THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG. [Media] Making the NYC Community Smaller
| MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013
With the help of the Kitchensurfing platform (I''m not an investor, I just like it as a user), I''ve gotten together with nearly a dozen hosts to have people fro the tech, startup, and digital media community together in apartments from Park Slope to Midtown, from the West Village to Williamsburg and beyond. The dinners have been fantastic.
THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG. [Media] This Week in the New York Innovation Community - March 1st, 2010
| MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010
9AM: ArtsTech Presents: SMartCAMP - A Symposium on Social Media Use in the Arts. We've teamed up with the folks at the Roger Smith Hotel and the LAB Gallery in Midtown to put together 2 day's worth of panels, presentations and case studies tackling the topic of social media for the arts. Tuesday, March 2nd. RSVP: [link]. Back to demos.
READWRITESTART [Media] Startup Strategy Roundtable: Premium Lounge Sneak Preview
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2010
To get started, I suggest you take a look at three videos messages: To Entrepreneurs , To Investors , and To The Media. At today's roundtable I offered a sneak preview into the One Million by One Million Premium Lounge we have just unveiled to a small group of core users. Sponsor. Advanced Dental Technologies. Qualitas Technologies. Discuss.
- [Media] As Congress Debates Immigration Reform, One Entrepreneur Waits
trained engineer originally from India, Sankhla was employed on a H1b visa when he got the idea for Viralheat , the social media start-up he has since co-founded. 'Vishal Sankhla, the founder of a VC-backed start-up in Silicon Valley, explains what it feels like to have his visa status hang in the balance of the current immigration debate.
CROWDSPRING BLOG [Media] Tips for small business and entrepreneurs: the right customer service when things go wrong
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2011
Ross wrote a short post the other day about a funny customer service request we received and mentioned that we have handled well over 100,000 customer service contacts since we launched less than 3 year ago. It’s kind of like aging, one day you turn around and your kids are in college and you’re another decade older. Then pounce.
SOFTWARE BY ROB [Media] A Micropreneur Blueprint: How to Stay Solo, Bleed Passion, and.
| TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010
From their FAQ: ChangeThis is a new kind of media. And unlike almost every other form of media, it reaches people through community. Join nearly 6,000 startup entrepreneurs by subscribing to my RSS feed. But I need your help to get it published. You don’t even need to register. The top 6 are given the green light. Subscribe!
- [Media] BBQ Company Gets a Grilling
You have paid media and unearned media. To reach them, Thompson and Hall have embraced social media. Thompson sent 300 samples to media outlets along with e-mail links to a video in which Hall saunters across a room in his pink pig suit leaving a trail of meat, barbecue tools, and an apron in his wake. On national TV!
ARCTICSTARTUP [Media] Flockler, Hitlantis Victorious In Tallinn Pitch Competition
| THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011
The winners and the other finalists (not in any particular order): Flockler (winner) - Flockler offers group news curation tool for publishers that helps them increase traffic from social media services and create engagement on their own sites. It was the third year in a row we have thrown the pitch competition. Hakema delivers those matches.
ARCTICSTARTUP [Media] Vamos Raises "Six Figure" Funding, Seeing Solid Growth In Latin America
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2012
Vamos will be featured in 5 TV-episodes on Start-Up Berlin , a TV show on Deutche Welle and it's media partners with an audience of 10 million. Vamos , the event app, has secured an "undisclosed €6-digit friends and family round" to hire more freelance developers and continue their expansion. Latin America.".
ARCTICSTARTUP [Media] Will Facebook Buy Opera? Here's The Rundown Of The Rumors
| THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012
Facebook has an ungodly amount of money burning in their pocket post-IPO, and the rumor mill has started grinding out stories that the social media giant will buy Opera , the Norwegian desktop and mobile browser company. suppose it would be a logical move for Facebook.
ARCTICSTARTUP [Media] Podio Goes San Francisco
| THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011
Podio has been reappearing in media's headlines ever since they came out of the stealth mode last September. Podio , a Copenhagen-based start-up, is about to officially open up their service to the public. The website will be launched on March 24th. This February Podio closed a $4M Series A funding round from Sunstone Capital.
DUCT TAPE MARKETING [Media] My Big Break � Sponsored Post :: Small Business Marketing Blog.
| MONDAY, MAY 2, 2011
Enter your small business for a chance to win a trip to Facebook headquarters for a one-on-one business makeover and $20,000 to grow your business with social media. The Referral Engine – Teaching Your Business to Market Itself – by John Jantsch. Visit FaceBook.com to learn more about the Big Break contest. All rights reserved.
- [Media] Cell Phones and Technology: Do we Love it or Hate it? The Role for Entrepreneurs of All Ages
Faxing is now scanning, VHS is now DVD, USB, streaming, and YouTube, email is now texting, typing can be done via dictation, social media didn’t even exist before, the opportunities for efficiencies in day-to-day operations is endless. The results were surprising. The psychological impact was significant,” Golitsynskiy noted.
VENTURE CYCLIST [Media] Venture Cyclist: There are many kinds of database
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2010
Social Media. Venture Cyclist. Venture Capitalist and Cyclist, hence Venture Cyclist. Pages. Advice for Entrepreneurs. VC:VC. There are many kinds of database. Bob Metcalfe always used to say there are just two kinds of network: Ethernet and Ether not. Many (most? This is not about more or faster money transfers. Email This BlogThis! Posts.
PROFESSOR VC [Media] ProfessorVC: Are DEMO's days numbered?
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2010
Day 2 featured the consumer and social media, which were more interesting for me and much of the audience. ProfessorVC. The last blogger in Silicon Valley. Thursday, September 16, 2010. Are DEMOs days numbered? Has DEMO lost its luster and relevance in 2010? spent the past couple of days at the conference and certainly felt like it. Hi Steve.
AUSTIN STARTUP [Media] Spiceworks Reaches 1M Users
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 2010
In addition, its free ad-supported IT management software and community have evolved into a new type of channel that gives vendors powerful access to research, social media, ads and apps to increase sales of technology products & services. billion every week. Together, these capabilities make it much easier for me to do my job.”.
AUSTIN STARTUP [Media] Q&A Wednesday :: Heatwave Interactive
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2010
Heatwave is an interactive media company comprised of industry veterans from the interactive, music and film industries who have gathered in Austin, Texas to make amazing video games played by millions. Today’s Q&A Wednesday is with Anthony Castoro, the CEO of Heatwave Interactive. Give us the elevator pitch for Heatwave? moment?
YOUNGUPSTARTS [Media] [Singapore] Shopify Partners SingTel To Grow Presence In Singapore
| SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013
We were looking around for an e-commerce platform and we found that Shopify is the best fit for our customer base,” explains Xante Koh, Singtel Digital Media’s senior marketing manager. It also works as a fully featured mobile application, and retailers can manage their shop on the go through the mobile app.
MIKE MICHALOWICZ [Media] Some of the Most Memorable Marketing of 2012
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2013
Month-by-month throughout 2012 social media, marketing and social media tools changed hands, set records and sparked more new memes than Justin Bieber collected Twitter followers. From NASCAR to KONY to Gangnam style, 2012 was a truly remarkable year for marketing, social media and the companies who define it.
ONSTARTUPS [Media] A Geek's Guide To Hiring Marketing People
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2010
Social Media doer. Everyone says social media is important, but does the candidate actually do it? The following is a guest post by Jason Cohen. Interviewing developers is easy. OK, not easy. Do they say the right things? Do they make reasonable mistakes? Do they solve easy problems quickly? Do they give up? You can figure that out.
READWRITESTART [Media] Startup Versus Goliath: When Your Competition is a Giant
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2010
Being smaller has its challenges, however, argues Dan Neely, founder of the startup Networked Insights , a social media listening platform. As promised, open source social network and Facebook alternative Diaspora released its source code yesterday. Sponsor. But as Weinberg points out, he's able to "do things that Google can't copy easily."
VENTURE CHRONICLES [Media] Link Post (weekly)
| SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2011
The CMO Site – Karl Hakkarainen – C-Level Executives Taking Up Social Media. 5 Companies That Know Why They’re Great (ALV, COST, ISRG, KO, XOM). tags: blog. Why do only a handful of companies excel at cultivating customer loyalty? CustomerThink. tags: blog. Social tech in biz more than collaboration – ZDNet Asia News.
- [Media] SXSW Accelerator
They are looking for business entries in Innovative Web Technologies, Social Media and Social Networking Technologies, Entertainment Technologies, Health Technologies and News Related Technologies. So ATDC can be quite the interesting place. said hello and introduced myself. Turns out to be Jennifer 8. That is really her name. .
DUCT TAPE MARKETING [Media] Friday Guest Stars :: Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape.
| FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011
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. Practical Tips for Gett.
- [Media] America, where everybody has a chance to win
Members of the news media have an obligation to be fair and balanced, really, and, gee whiz, please don’t fan the flames of racial hatred. 'The new Miss America is a real stunner. saw the clips at a pub — they had the sound turned down. It would appear others had a different reaction. Congratulations Nina. You just proved it.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] Facebook's New Campus: Like or Dislike?
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012
But the decidedly un-inventive office park paradigm has held on with a vengeance.Though Twitter and Facebook are both in the business of social media, Twitter seems to have opted for a headquarters strategy better equipped to avoid the seeming inevitable groupthink that a warehouse of tightly packed engineers might produce."
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] BillGuard Closes $10 Million in Financing
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2011
The company was named "Best of Show" at the Finovate financial services industry innovation conference in September, and the "Big-Data Startup of the Year" at O'Reilly Media's Strata Conference. The New York City company describes itself as "people-powered antivirus for bills." Khosla Ventures led the company's second round.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] Inc. 5000 CEOs on the Ups and Downs of Their First Year in Business
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2013
Michel Kripalani Oceanhouse Media, No. 5000 CEOs reveal their biggest milestones and challenges. The average three-year growth rate of this year''s Inc. 500 companies is a whopping 2,926 percent. But, in many cases, Year One in business wasn''t pretty. arrived with a fully functioning mobile version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The U.S.
IDDICTIVE.COM [Media] A Simpler Form of “Location-Aware” City Guides
| TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2010
Usually the concept makes use of the GPS capability of smart phones, to feed the user rich media info about where they are. The idea of location-aware city guides, running off mobile devices, has been about for a bit. Augmented reality overlays frequently get a mention too. As exciting as these concepts are, there are issues.
YOUNGUPSTARTS [Media] [Interview] Rajbir Singh Chopra, CEO of Weston Corporation
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
Mobile marketing techniques, social media outreach, etc? The past year has seen exciting growth for online and mobile commerce in Asia , and that trend looks set to continue all the way through 2012 into 2013. Over the years, Weston would have seen sports trends emerge and fade away. What has Weston’s experience been like in this area?
YOUNGUPSTARTS [Media] Top 10 Ways To Save Time At Work
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2012
Social media is a part of all of our daily lives. by Adam Gurian, president of Timex. Time is our most precious commodity. With the economy continuing to struggle, workers are being asked to do more work in a shorter amount of time. Act immediately on phone messages and emails. If you can accomplish a task in just a few minutes, do it.
ACTIVE GARAGE [Media] Thought Readership #12: Three Simple Steps and The Power of Three
| MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
Instead of the usual bio blah, blah, you can find an infographic depicting her communications career here , as well as social media links. Consider how many things we’re familiar with that come in “threes”: Tenors. Bears. Fates. Virtues. Graces. Crackle. 2012). Part One: Escaping the Quicksand offers three chapters (there it is again!)
YOUNGUPSTARTS [Media] Starting Up In Singapore (Part I) – Product/Market Fit
| MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2012
Finding: Sales Oriented companies tend to start and do well regionally and not globally] E.G. Brandtology, Stream Media (Movend), FlightOffice, Identifi etc. I previously touched upon the Passion/Product Fit of an aspiring entrepreneur. This is by no means easy. Product/Market Fit. People say the important part of a Startup is its Team.
ACTIVE GARAGE [Media] Thought Readership #5: Telling Tales
| MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012
Instead of the usual bio blah, blah, you can find an infographic depicting her communications career here , as well as social media links. If you’ve ever attended one of the Dale Carnegie introductory seminars you’ll be familiar with this “trick.”. And they do. First, think of any classic “hero’s journey” movie.
- [Media] A Weird Little “Google-Friendly” Trick For Easily Boosting Affiliate Conversion Rates And Traffic
Traffic-Booster #3: Add some social media sharing buttons on the page. As an affiliate, you have two ways to increase your income. The first is by getting more traffic. Assuming that traffic is of the same quality, if you double your traffic, you double your income. The second way is by increasing your conversions. People love information.
YOUNGUPSTARTS [Media] “What the Heck Is Wrong With My Leadership?”
| MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
It’s not social media. by Pekka A. Viljakainen, author of “ No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age “ In 1998, I sold part of my company (which I had founded in 1986, when I was 13) to the Finnish IT services firm Tieto. Two years later we made it a full merger, and I joined the Tieto management team. Influence.
- [Media] 10 Tips for Hosting a Successful Online Contest
Publicize your contest: Get the word out about your contest through a special Adwords campaign, your email list, or through social media. Online contests can generate the enthusiasm and excitement you need to stimulate interest in your business. contest is also a great way to show the world that your business is honest, fun, and legitimate.
VC CAFE [Media] World Economic Forum Picks Israel’s Takadu as one of its 2011 Technology Pioneers
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
T he World Economic Forum in Dabos selected thirty-one companies from 13 countries and five continents to receive an award for visionary accomplishments in the fields of clean tech, health and information technologies/new media. Here’s the committee’s official nomination: Why the company is a Technology Pioneer? TaKadu Scribd.
CAMPUS ENTREPRENEURSHIP [Media] Calling Entrepreneurs: Huge Markets in Lab Grown Meats
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2010
32 ] His research group managed to grow muscle tissue from goldfish in a laboratory setting with several kinds of growth media. Entrepreneurship is about having a vision of the future that is different from others and strays from today’s trajectory. just learned today the future of meat is lab grown. In vitro meat. dubious – discuss ].
ARCTICSTARTUP [Media] Sofanatics is Social Videochat Around Sports, Works With Finnish Broadcasting Company
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010
Most likely, Sofanatics is offering the service as a paid value added service to media companies around the world. We’ve done our share of guessing what Sofanatics, a new Finnish stealth startup, is up to with their concept and it seems that finally there’s some light being shed to their work. According to the post, usage is easy.
ROB GO [Media] Thinking about Time, Talent, and Taking the Plunge
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011
Startup capital is available from many more sources these days, late stage investors seem willing to throw lots of money into companies to help them find themselves, and the media loves talking about emerging internet companies. I haven’t blogged that consistently the last few weeks. hear this sentiment often from entrepreneurs.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] What Would Marissa Mayer Do? Advice for Everyone Else
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
Yahoo’s Weather app, which was praised by the media and the general public, and which delivered on Marissa’s promise for a new focus on mobile. 'She''s about more than public opinion. Here''s how she''s transforming Yahoo. You don''t have to look far to find a Marissa Mayer-bashing article. Just last month, Inc. You do you.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] What's the Future of Small Business in New York City?
| MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2013
As for their own personal tech skills, none of the candidates--perhaps in part due to Weiner''s scandals--admitted to posting their own tweets or other social media, though several said they contributed ideas to their campaign teams for posting online. Liu joked: "No, I don''t do my own social media, nor do I take pictures of myself."
YOUNGUPSTARTS [Media] The Power Of Trust In Business
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2013
The success of every CEO depends far more on vendors, stockholders, board members, regulators, politicians, strategic partners, the financial community, the media, and customers than it does on the relatively small number of paid employees that report to her either directly or indirectly. Become Trustworthy. Keep Your Promises.
BRAD HARGREAVES [Media] Tipping Point Partners Office Hours Thursday
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2010
Brad Hargreaves | startup adventures in nyc a blog by Brad Hargreaves HOME Me Press HOME Uncategorized Tipping Point Partners Office Hours Thursday Tipping Point Partners Office Hours Thursday We’ve decided to open up Tipping Point Partners for office hours for any entrepreneurs / friends / ninjas who would like to come in and chat.
ARCTICSTARTUP [Media] Living Junction Takes Curated Content A Step Higher With Social Magazines
| FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012
At least in Finland, Laesvirta says that schools are looking for solutions to add social media to their classrooms to make students naturally social media literate. Pinterest and other curated content websites have taken the world by storm by allowing everyone from teenagers to moms to save and share the things they like.
ARCTICSTARTUP [Media] Bambuser's Co-Founders Witness Their Product's Impact In The Egyptian Elections
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2011
As people have taken to the streets protesting governments and corporations around the globe, Bambuser has become a source of truth where emotions and media spin can cloud the facts. Before the group even made it to the police station there was so much media attention that the police didn't dare hold them any longer, and were released.
BERKONOMICS [Media] A good case study is worth many paid ads.
| SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2012
We are constantly bombarded by ads in multiple types of media, to the extent that we most often tune them out unless particularly entertaining from the first moment. We have grown more than a bit weary of most advertising, no matter in what form. Dave’s book: Positioning. That story can be in print or in multimedia form. Positioning
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] Start-up DNA? Signs Facebook Hasn't Lost It
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2012
The social media company recently stopped testing its own Pinterest-like feature. It was a smart move--and one any company can learn from. You may not have noticed, but Facebook recently removed its home-grown attempt at a Pinterest-like feature. The company took Facebook Collections down from its site after just a few weeks of testing it.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] Nick Woodman's 'Big World' of GoPro
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012
Serendipity struck again when on a ferry in Indonesia he met his future head of creative media. The creator of what he calls "the world's most versatile camera," the GoPro, explains his lessons on bootstrapping a fast-growing company with adoring customers. Little Hugo Woodman may have a bone to pick with his dad sometime down the road.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] Small Business Riled by Credit Card Fee Deal
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2012
I want to send a powerful message to the media and other merchants and consumers who are watching this so closely, that the lead plaintiff is being proactive and not just retaining the savings," Goldstone says But does it go far enough? It could change the way consumers think about what they carry in their wallets. 500 list.
DEIMAR [Media] What 3 cheetahs can teach us about business co-founding | Deimar.
| SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2012
Businessman and Blogger passionate about life, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Social media. NAVMENU. Business. Strategies. Startup. Quotes. Contact. latest posts (Home). Jan 15, 2012. What 3 cheetahs can teach us about business co-founding. by Deimar Gutierrez. 15.1.12. Pin It. Thus, these great opportunities end up taken by the competitors.
DEIMAR [Media] Think twice before you unsheathe your sword and fight for the - Deimar
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012
Businessman and Blogger passionate about life, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Social media. NAVMENU. Business. Strategies. Startup. Quotes. Contact. latest posts (Home). Jan 25, 2012. Think twice before you unsheathe your sword and fight for the market. by Deimar Gutierrez. 25.1.12. Pin It. Often. Related articles. Related articles. Pin It.
47 HATS [Media] MicroISV Digest 07/19/2010
| MONDAY, JULY 19, 2010
This week Bob and Pat talk to Evernote’s CEO Phil Libin and VP of Marketing Andrew Sinkov about how Evernote makes freemium profitable, how this popular startup with over 3 million users connects via social media, why Evernote is a platform, and what kinds of startups and microISVs Evernote is interested in acquiring. Bad idea?
WWW.INSTIGATORBLOG.COM [Media] The Importance of Advisory Boards for Startup CEOs
| TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2010
Home About Contact My thoughts & lessons learned on startups, entrepreneurship, marketing and other stuff. The Importance of Advisory Boards for Startup CEOs Tweet When a startup receives financing it will need to setup a Board of Directors. The Board probably existed beforehand, but was made up only of the founders. There’s no surprise there.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Media] 16 Things to Look for in Your Next Web Developer
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2013
Nick Reese , Microbrand Media. 'Don''t reinvent the wheel, hire a great communicator, check references, and use a service for code-sharing to guarantee your access to it. Why is finding a good developer so difficult? For many non-technical startups, the problem boils down to knowing what to look for in the first place. Tim Jahn , matchist.
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