Page 79 of 136 Previous | Next 
  • THE MOGUL MOM  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2012
    [Media] 5 Ways to Use Back to School to Get Back to Business
    Send an email, make a lunch date or connect on social media with those people who have done business with you in the past. This is a guest post by Terra Bohlmann of The Working House. As mogul moms we have to re-adjust our personal and professional lives during the summer months to keep our kids busy. More time to focus on business. Busines
  • THE MOGUL MOM  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2012
    [Media] 5 Ways to Use Back to School to Get Back to Business
    Send an email, make a lunch date or connect on social media with those people who have done business with you in the past. This is a guest post by Terra Bohlmann of The Working House. As mogul moms we have to re-adjust our personal and professional lives during the summer months to keep our kids busy. More time to focus on business. Busines
  • SEEING BOTH SIDES  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012
    [Media] Signal to Noise - How to Cut Through the Clutter
    Online media blog DigiDay mused that SXSW has gotten so noisy that no one can stand out any more.  We are living in the "NewCo Era", where the combination of the plummeting in the cost to experiment and the explosion of entrepreneurship and disrupting technologies is causing a proliferation of new companies to be formed. Be a contrarian.
  • BEN'S BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013
    [Media] The Shana Fisher Competitive Advantage
    Later she went on to become a Vice President of Technology and Media M&A at Allen & Company, and then she led strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions at IAC before starting High Line Venture Partners, her own early stage investing business. It ain’t what you know, it’s what you feel. No team, no traction.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
    [Media] Who's the Top Entrepreneur? Your Call.
    This media personality has been ranked both as the richest African American and the most influential woman in the world. Who Is the World's Greatest Entrepreneur? You Decide. Who Is the World's Greatest Entrepreneur? You Decide. What does it take to be the greatest living entrepreneur? You’re about to tell us. We don't either.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2015
    [Media] TransferWise picks up $58 million Series C round
    The company has been successful in building momentum, perhaps due to their #2edgy4you media campaigns like their "nothing to hide" campaign through London and their F¥€K the banks campaign. TransferWise has now raised $91 million to date with name brand investors like Sequoia, Peter Thiel, Index Ventures , and Richard Branson.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012
    [Media] Is the Samsung Galaxy S3 an iPhone Killer?
    Wireless Download Speeds and Performance Offering 3G wireless speeds, the Galaxy S3 provides industry standard performance when browsing the Web, downloading apps, or accessing streaming media. See how Samsung's latest--and most highly anticipated--Android device stacks up against the competition. Siri is still the better assistant for hire.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2013
    [Media] 3 Keys to a Better Customer Experience
    In addition to its social media channels, the company offers free e-books that help customers navigate the complexities of buying a home and refinancing. Guaranteed Rate may be the fastest-growing privately-held company in Chicago, largely because it pounced on customer experience as a differentiator. Marketers should take note. That''s a $5.99
  • AGILE VC  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013
    [Media] The Unbundled Mobile Software Stack
    They further had to open up IE to allow consumer choice of embedded services like search and media players. I’ve been using Google’s Chrome browser on my iPad Mini for about a month now. As we all know the mobile ecosystems have remained mostly walled gardens to date.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013
    [Media] As Populist as it May Feel, 98% of VCs Aren’t Dumb
    create videos. I use analytics. I use social media. I IM and DM and SMS. By now you will likely have read Andy Dunn’s scathing post about Venture Capitalists in which he decries the industry’s masses. read Andy’s post with a knowing smile on my face. But VC is like congress. Because they know him or her. rest my case. Dying.
  • AUSTIN STARTUP  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2011
    [Media] Mapping the App Economy
    Instead of the branches of the mindmap being the main components of a scene – i.e., events, organizations, companies, media, and people – the major branches of the appconomy are scenes, capabilities, industries, and functions. I’ve also added minor branches that include use cases and lexicon. mobileTech Tuesday, by Steve Guengerich.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013
    [Media] Entrepreneur Startup Kit: 4 Keys To Success
    This approach allows small business owners to create a professional number, integrate automated call answering and routing capabilities, and offer easy to use web-based digital voicemail, all integrated with a small business’s website and social media presence.  Bryan Goode, CEO of Infratel. Build a website and establish a web presence.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
    [Media] Muxlim Debate A Great Reminder - Startups Far From Mainstream
    The article continues to paint the picture that the company was overly hyped in global media as El-Fatatry also received the Finnish President's Internationalisation Award as well as other awards. The media has cited Muxlim reaches 25 million people around the world. The title of the article, directly translated, is Mohamed's Bubble.
  • 47 HATS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012
    [Media] Danger! Experiment ahead
    The danger for me is that while social media/realtime IM chats are a powerful way to engage with your customers and clients I will need to make sure I fearlessly guard the rest of my time when I singletask away at coding DeveloperMemory.com, do client work and, you know, work. Well, time for an experiment! MicroConsults
  • 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  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [Media] How to Create a Viral Campaign (Hint: You Can’t)
    So she and her team began joking in their social media postings about "Makeup-Free Mondays." Whether or not your marketing takes off--and takes on a life of its own--isn't really up to you. But you can set yourself up for success. Will your campaign go viral? It's really not up to you. Take online magazine The Beauty Bean. Scare yourself.
  • GUY NIRPAZ  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2011
    [Media] Evolving from Document System to Engagement System
    This time Darren Suomi, VP Sales at HootSuite will give a tip regarding social media channels in businesses. Here is the additional interview promised from the Enterprise 2.0 Conference. This time Jessie Wilkins, Director System Engagement for aiim speaks about how will the future of the enterprise information management will look like.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011
    [Media] Shifting to the Third Screen :: Small Business Marketing Blog from.
    My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing podcast is Chuck Martin, CEO of The Mobile Future Institute and Director of the Center of Media Research at MediaPost Communications Inc and author of The Third Screen: Marketing to Your Customers in a World Gone Mobile. Note: There have been some updates since I published th.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
    [Media] How to Get Funding from Billionaire Investor Mark Cuban and Other Stories
    They have maintained their relationship with Kickstarter backers through the platform itself and via such social media platforms as Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube, even running successful contests on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest. Sometimes your business needs money fast. You have to get your hands dirty. Persistence. cities.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2015
    [Media] NewsHubby: DIY Press Releases for Tech companies
    If the result is to your liking, the platform offers to send the press release to the relevant media (for a price, that is). We were very successful in reaching out to media worldwide. Every hard-boiled start-up will know the importance of PR. Or is it? After this bit, the doors of creation are opened to you.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2014
    [Media] Payment Predictions For 2015
    Before founding WePay, Clerico worked in technology investment banking at Jefferies & Company, where he advised enterprise software, digital media and financial technology companies on M&A and capital market transactions. by Bill Clerico, CEO of WePay. Bitcoin reached historic highs but then went sideways. No big deal, right?
  • GROWTHINK BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2011
    [Media] Why You Should Sell Your Business Quickly
    The event gives emerging companies the opportunity to pitch and network with investors, executives, customers and the media. Last week marked the 6th year for the conference "Launch: Silicon Valley." One of the panels at the event focused on the key question of "Should startups sell quick or grow big?" Reasons they gave included: 1.
  • OM.CO  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013
    [Media] Evolution of a Founder: Lessons I have learned
    The more I wrote about the oncoming mobile and broadband revolution, the more obvious it became that the print media was going to fight for attention with cheaper, faster publications. Blogs were part of the shift to a more intimate, frenzied, and on the go media landscape. About. Twitter. Subscribe. Om Says. About Me. Om Malik. Scary?
  • VENTUREWOODS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010
    [Media] Why Will People Come to Your Company Facebook Page? (Wall Street Journal)
    The answer is central to the phenomenon of community-building across social media platforms. For example, at our digital marketing learning community on Facebook, we’ve seen that Digital Media Cartoons and Jokes , which have no direct relevance to “learning,” are among the most engaging content. Digital Media Cartoons and Jokes.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012
    [Media] Don't Think You Need Change? Think Again
    The newsletter content changes sometimes too; subscribers in our "conversions" bucket, for example, might get more tips on how to get started with social media or email marketing since we know they have a free trial account. Just because something's working fine, doesn't mean it can't be even better. So we changed it. for our purposes here.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2014
    [Media] How These Internet-Famous Cats Made Bank
    That''s in no small part thanks to her agent, Los Angeles-based Ben Lashes (real name Benjamin Clark), who''s made a living out of turning Internet famous cats into media empires. Feline super stars, merchandise, movie scripts, book deals. The Internet''s cult of cats has turned into a very serious business. As he told Inc.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014
    [Media] How To Properly Introduce A Keynote Speaker
    Her clients range from university students to Fortune 500 companies, and her seminars cover topics ranging from tattoos in the workplace to technology at the dinner table and the proper use of social media. By  Diane Gottsman , modern manners and etiquette expert, and author of “ Pearls of Polish, An Etiquette Guide for Today’s Busy Woman “.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2015
    [Media] How to Promote Every Piece of Content You Create
    Now it’s time to post it to your social media profiles and sit back and enjoy the rush of traffic. How to Promote Every Piece of Content You Create written by John Jantsch read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Below are five steps we take in building an influencer program. Find Influencers.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2015
    [Media] 3 Effective Ways to Use a Blog to Boost Your Retail Business
    Related posts: Using Media Relations to Boost Your Business Thursday is guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing. 3 Effective Ways to Use a Blog to Boost Your Retail Business written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. million times you’ve heard that you need a blog to get more customers.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2011
    [Media] Weekend Favs April Twenty Three :: Small Business Marketing Blog.
    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  |  MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012
    [Media] For Entrepreneurship Education, Experts Look to High School
    Others are shaping the next generation of tech start-ups, like former YouTube user experience designer Hong Qu (class of '95), who is a lead designer at a brand new media business called UpWorthy. Looking to business schools for talent? They might meet a mentor. They might meet their future selves. instead of sending them abroad."
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012
    [Media] Bootstrapping: 5 Tips
    Funding and money are glamorized by the media, but many to reach your milestones you will need support from your community. Bootstrapping means managing your time as closely as your money. Here's how to do it. While venture-backed tech startups seem to get all the press, there are many, many ways to start your company. Blog about turtles.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2012
    [Media] 7 Steps to Turbo-Charge Your Efficiency
    If you spend 30 minutes a day on social media and instant messaging that adds up to two and a half hours per week. One hundred and thirty hours equates to over three 40-hour work weeks you are spending on social media and chatting online per year. We all want more time. But how do you get it? Efficiency. Here’s how: 1. Delegate.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
    [Media] Think Like a Marketer, Sell Like a Superstar
    Use social media to build authority and trust. Think Like a Marketer, Sell Like a Superstar written by John Jantsch read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. As some of you may have heard I have a new book coming out May 15th. Communicate a core message of difference. Build a reputation for delivering value.
  • 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.
  • STEVE BLANK  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2009
    [Media] Building a Company with Customer Data – Why Metrics Are Not Enough
    You assemble this view by gathering information from a variety of sources: web sites, social media (Facebook, Twitter, blogs, et al) sales data, win/loss information, market research data (i.e. Gathering real-world feedback from customers is a core concept of Customer Development as well as the Lean Startup. But what information to collect?
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2013
    [Media] 8 steps to successfully rebrand your business
    Updating your website, email templates and social media is the easy part. Jake Athey is the Marketing Manager for Smartimage and  Widen Enterprises. Rebranding is an inward process of recreating your organization’s outward expression of identity. In 2000, BP  famously spent  £4.6 Commit to the rebrand and keep it moving. Show something early.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2015
    [Media] How to Use Marketing Automation Correctly
    Fortunately, marketing automation products make it particularly easy to track user behavior on your website, in your email campaigns, and on your social media. How to Use Marketing Automation Correctly written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Photo via PhotoPin. Content Marketing. Onboarding.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2011
    [Media] Businesses Only a Woman Could Start
    From a humble design blog to media empire, Bonney is essentially the heir to Martha Stewart's thrown. From comfortable hosiery to hand-made jewelry, these ingenious companies are"and only could be"the brainchildren of women. Take a look at the women making waves in the start-up world, some of whom will be speaking at the Inc.
  • LEVERAGING IDEAS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011
    [Media] Curated Blog Links: – May 27, 2011
    May 24, 2011 Check Out This Beautiful Presentation About How Media Companies Can Act More Like Startups. Online Advertising Revenues Up 23 Percent Since Q1 2010, Reach $7.3 Billion. May 27, 2011 Attention, shoppers: Men outspend women 9 to 1 on mobile virtual goods. May 27, 2011 Get Your Fucking Bow Ties Ready. billion in Q1, 2011. Fraud.
  • JEFF HILIMIRE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011
    [Media] Why I’m reading these books
    The Dragonfly Effect: Quick, Effective, and Powerful Ways To Use Social Media to Drive Social Change – Heard many people recommend this book from a social media standpoint. Below is a little blurb about why I have each of these books on my iPad. By the way, all the links below are Amazon affiliate Kindle links. Too much in fact.
  • 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.,
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014
    [Media] Iceland's Datamarket acquired by Qlik
    When studying economics, one issue I came up against was finding a good dataset to run of regressions on. For professionals and more serious researchers it''s still the same story; despite this being the era of big data, it''s still tough to dig through the web to find a quality dataset that fits your needs.
  • BABBLING VC  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2011
    [Media] It Doesn't Have to Always Be Tech
    There are businessess in real estate, media, finance, hospitality and so forth. I remember a little under 20 years ago sitting with a mentor of mine discussing business and ideas to generate cash. Little had I known at this time that I would be a VC 20 years later. cared even less though about technology. Nope, I didn't finance it.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014
    [Media] In Marketing, Good Things Come to Those Who Are Transparent
    With the launch of a social media campaign called "Name That Mushroom," Arora and his cofounder flaunted their imperfect-looking product. Here''s how three companies advertised the good and the bad to win the love of their customers. Every company has its quirks. So the the company decided to address the issue head on. It was a hit.
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013
    [Media] Tomorrow on TNW: Your chance to ask HopeMob’s founder Shaun King your entrepreneurship questions
    His social media and Web projects have raised over $5,000,000 for charity, received over 100 million visits on the web, and recently won the Mashable Award for Most Creative Social Good Campaign. Streaming live on The Next Web, HopeMob founder Shaun King will answer questions from readers at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT) Thursday, April 25th.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2013
    [Media] 4 Ways You Discourage Customers From Buying
    Most websites fail that miserably [because] they're designed to serve the seller's needs, not the buyer's." It may seem like a good idea to make the customer create an account, collect social media information, or ask questions about what led the customer to the site. The relationship between buyers and sellers has changed. You don't.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2015
    [Media] 10 Tips to Help Small Businesses Get Government Business
    Most public officials will not peruse media packets or spend time looking at promotional materials. It’s important to know how to say “hello” to a public official. It sounds simple, but many sales reps fail this first step. Government culture differs greatly from corporate culture. Here’s some advice from someone who has lived in both worlds.
  • CRACKING THE CODE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2012
    [Media] Cracking The Code: BlablaCar - Travel Revolution
    Popular Media: the key to viral marketing. Cracking The Code. Thoughts from a Venture Capitalist on Software, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Cloud Computing, Internet and more. Monday, January 16, 2012. BlablaCar - Travel Revolution. Blablacar is one such example of innovation: with a fast growing community of 1.6m Posted by Philippe Botteri.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2014
    [Media] Save The Date For The Next Level of Arctic15: May 26th - 27th
    Media Presence: The good old joke about the shoemaker without any shoes. Yapp, we did not have enough media at the event, so thank you for brining that up, if you were at the event. Already in talks with the top media rep’s and Dmitri Sarle has become one of the organizer''s of the EU Tech Writer''s group. At least not by a lot.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2011
    [Media] How to Create the Ultimate Customer Experience
    Why Social Media Doesn’t Matter Anymore. How to Create the Ultimate Customer Experience This content from: Duct Tape Marketing Everyone talks about creating a great customer experience, but few people really deliver one that’s special in any way. What if you delivered products on a bike? What if you included more than they expected?
  • START UP BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2010
    [Media] the cool thing about blogging
    I’ve had to very quickly pull together a social media straetgy for a project I am working on. The timeline I had was a few hours. I’m certain that only due to the fact that I’ve been an avid blogger for a few years was I able to meet the deadline. Blogging creates great habits.
  • MARKET BY NUMBERS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2010
    [Media] The end of the (startup) world as we know it
    think it’s important to understand that there is a new startup reality, that this reality is not based on fads, but represents a fundamental shift — i.e., there is no going back. First, startups are a global phenomenon. Second, startups are cheaper to start. Third, startups are social. Fourth, startups are data-intelligent.
  • TIM BERRY'S BLOG - PLANNING STARTUPS STORIES  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
    [Media] Classroom Kindle with Big Brother Control One-Ups iPad
    Content distribution, social media and purchase blockades, password protection, document sharing; there couldn’t be a more teacher-friendly checklist. Interesting post:  Amazon Just Beat Apple to the Classroom , on Gizmodo. I’ve been following ebooks and textbooks for more than 10 years now, expecting disruption. Damn. .
  • ABOVETHECROWD.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2013
    [Media] A Rake Too Far: Optimal Platform Pricing Strategy
    Despite the fact that Apple had/has industry leading hardware margins on its incredible computing products, Apple felt the need to take 30% of the revenue that was created by its app ecosystem as well as 30% of the revenue from media rentals and sales. However, Amazon owns a digital media business built around Kindle.
  • ENTREPRENEURS-JOURNEY.COM BY YARO STARAK  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
    [Media] The Top 7 Social Engagement Plugins To Drive Free Traffic To Your Blog
    It’s entirely automated and hands-free and gives you an opportunity to bring more social media traffic to the post that otherwise might be simply buried in your archives. The very survival of any blog lies in the hands of its readership. No readership, no blog ; I am sure we can all agree on that. Let me know in the comments!
  • ROB GO  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
    [Media] Using Capital as a Weapon
    These companies drive up the cost of customer acquisition for everyone, drive up the cost of acquiring talent, soak up the attention of the media and BD partners, drop prices, scare off other VC’s who don’t want to short fund the #2 player, etc. Raising venture capital is not an end to itself. Capital Capital is an enabler.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
    [Media] 6 Things You Need to Know Today
    Keeping Up With the Kids According to a new eMarketer survey, 75 percent of teens said the social media site they used most often is YouTube, while only 60 percent said they use Facebook frequently and a mere 30 percent said the same of Twitter. A roundup of the day''s news that can help you and your business succeed. 1. Arstechnica 3.
  • RECENT BUZZES - VC EXPERTS, INC.  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
    [Media] Venture Capital Survey - Silicon Valley Fourth Quarter 2010
    In general, the software industry had the best valuation related-results in 4Q10, followed by the cleantech, hardware and internet/digital media industries, while the lifescience industry trailed. Internet/Digital Media. By Barry J. Kramer and Michael J. Patrick of Fenwick & West LLP. Overview of Fenwick & West Results. Observation.?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2013
    [Media] Trying to Tap Into the Viral Nature of Crowdfunding
    that he isn't launching TeePublic out of some undying passion for the t-shirt business; he just sees it as an opportunity to get back into entrepreneurship game in an industry he knows well as a veteran of the both the web media and e-commerce clothing space. If it doesn't get enough supporters in the allotted time, the project dies.
  • OCCAM'S RAZOR  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012
    [Media] The 2015 Digital Marketing Rule Book. Change or Perish.
    Why not go from trying to have a Gatorade ad on every TV sports event in the hopes that I'm watching to doing that plus doing social media right and have a direct relationship with me? Oh, and you are right that people bought Kenneth Cole stuff even after the insensitive tweet because only a few people are on Social Media. Get it?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2012
    [Media] Keep Your Customers Coming Back
    This book dives into how to use social media platforms to attract new business and job opportunities While results and ROI may be critical to keeping clients, building positive relationships proves to be the most important. Relationships. In business, that single word may be the most important. And that's just the beginning. Looking for more?
  • MUCKER LAB  |  MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
    [Media] Prevailing Wisdom
    2013 – “Media and content is a hit driven business – we simply don’t invest in it”. (?????). 1994 – “Consumers are fickle and unpredictable. Consumer products and services are hit driven, it’s really hard to build a scalable consumer company”. Internet). eBay). Evernote, Dropbox). 1999 – “The search engine game is over”. Google). Everything).
  • DAVID TETEN  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2011
    [Media] Join us at Venture Shift NY conference, November 17
    Michael Lazerow, CEO and founder of  Buddy Media. I hope to see you on November 17 at  Venture Shift NY , hosted by  Vator and  Bullpen Capital.  We’ll be at  Le Poisson Rouge in New York, and will kick off at 4 pm with an open wine bar until 10 pm.  I’ll be speaking about our approach to investing. David Tisch of TechStars.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2013
    [Media] 5 Powerful New Ways to Make Video Attract Customers
    Many channels and creators were influencers on the web and social media before adopting YouTube, and even more that started on YouTube are quickly expanding their audiences everywhere--which means the potential opportunity for distribution of your videos is exponential. Over 6 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2012
    [Media] Caterina Fake: Great entrepreneurs are like sandwiches
    Fake, who we once named one of the most productive CEOs, says these four time management tips helped her and might help you, too: Cut back on media intake: It's a tough task for the founder of several internet companies, but Fake says she only allows herself one hour on the internet in the morning and one hour in the afternoon. and 4 p.m.,
  • GUY NIRPAZ  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2011
    [Media] 10 Tips for B2B Sales in the Subscription Economy
    Can they easily share it through social media? Social media has the power to sweep many others and help in distribute your message – and it’s free, so you might as well use in your business favor. 5. The subscription-based economy is thriving.  Keep it simple. Ease of use is a key aspect of the subscription economy.  Enjoy.
  • READWRITESTART  |  FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2012
    [Media] What Greek Startups Can Teach the World
    At DWEN, the words of Lakshmi Pratury, the founder of Ixoraa Media , really struck me: “To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world.”. Inspired by Riots. Whitehill is founder of Entrepreneur Week , the Greek version of which was inspired by riots protesting the country’s austerity moves. Check the P-List.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014
    [Media] Why Introverts Make Great Entrepreneurs—Plus 5 Tips for the Entrepreneurial Introvert
    Or, you might put together a thoughtful social media campaign or series of blogs from the privacy of your own office. Photo: Getty Images. What do Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg all have in common? In addition to being some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world, all three are introverts. Understanding Introversion.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2012
    [Media] [Singapore][Event] UP Singapore
    The city challenges will also form the basis of a speaker series at City Camp on 15-16 June, where director of the City Innovation Group, Christine Outram, will deliver a speech on how citizens, with the help of social media and increasingly cheap technologies, are helping in the creation of liveable and sustainably growing cities. City Camp.
  • VENTURE CHRONICLES  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
    [Media] Brands are Lies
    have been thinking a lot about the notion of brands lately, but what I have been focusing on is how the communications revolution we have been participating in, also known as social media technology, is thrusting forward a notion that companies and customers need a better way of talking to each other.
  • CONVERSIONXL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015
    [Media] An Irresistible Offer: 4 Tips to Personalize Your Sales Funnel
    As the study points out: 91% of all US consumers still use e-mail daily, and the rate at which e-mails prompt purchases is not only estimated to be at least 3 times that of social media, but the average order value is also 17% higher. What is an irresistible offer? It’s compelling, it’s powerful and it drives action. Optimized CTAs.
  • GROWTHINK BLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2011
    [Media] Entrepreneur Questions Answered
    PR: PR is mostly a matter of finding an interesting "hook" that the media finds exciting. Figure out what a listener of the nightly news would find interesting about your product, and use that to pitch multiple media sources. 2. would use PR, contests and sampling. 1. Conduct contests on Facebook. Sampling. Within the premium (i.e.,
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011
    [Media] The Art of Spreading a Great Idea
    The following can be applied to a variety of media, but unless you already have a reasonable profile it makes sense to start online: greater access to decision-makers, a broad spectrum of outlets and opportunities to choose from, and most articles last forever and generate a SEO boost. Got great ideas? Here's how. other than their own.
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
    [Media] Maintaining Your Motivation as a Maverick
    Once eBooks starting taking off, for example, we were one of the few resources people could easily find – and one of the few quality sites the media could point to. People hate change. The marketplace is no different – since it’s made up of people, it’s just as resistant to the unproven as anything else. Overcoming Challenges.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
    [Media] Become a World-Changing Thought Leader
    And one form of thought leader is someone who says here's how the media business will be in five years and here's how the airline business will be in 10 years. editor-at-large Leigh Buchanan interviews Clay Christensen's publicity advisor about how entrepreneurs can be thought leaders too. Define thought leader. They teach. Change the world.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2012
    [Media] 4 Tricks for Better Customer Service
    Whirlpool's Maytag: Get Smarter About Social Media Twitter and Facebook have made it possible for customers to be more vocal and far-reaching with their opinions. From Amazon to Lego to Zappos, plenty of big corporations have won kudos for their personal touch. Here's how you can steal their best ideas. With customers, it's similar," he says.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
    [Media] Legal Issues Behind Running A Small Business
    When she’s not busy writing or working on her friends’ group blog,  Word Baristas , she’s busy monitoring her social media profiles for opportunities. by Melissa Page. If you’re running a small business, you need to be on top of legal basics to make your business successful. Government compliance. Change in business structure. Leases.
  • A SMART BEAR: STARTUPS AND MARKETING FOR GEEKS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2010
    [Media] A Tradeshow Checklist, born of experience
    know, you thought "print media" was dead. Related posts: Painful, Surreal, and Surprisingly Effective: The Personal Checklist Love the messenger Avatar Marketing: Sell to Carol Five ways to listen to customers instead of goin' fishin' Why you have to engage in social media, even if you don't want to. 3-6 months before the tradeshow.
  • DSHEN  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2010
    [Media] YCombinator and Their Convertible Note - DShen's Blogs
    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. Yahoo!
  • ENTREPRENEUR SUCCESS BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
    [Media] What Businesses Can Learn from Howard Stern
    With social media, blogs, wikis, chat rooms, message boards, etc. I never liked Howard Stern when he was on terrestrial radio. He was too crude for me. guess I just didn’t get his sense of humor; I am not a fan of fart jokes and interviews with porn stars. never stayed on the station long enough to hear him out.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2011
    [Media] Why I’m Doubling Down on the Twitter Ecosystem
    Some will cite my investment two years ago in social-media advertising company Ad.ly as an example of why I shouldn’t be investing in the Twitter ecosystem any longer. Our goal is to make the enormous volume of real-time information more manageable for the 99% of companies that lack the infrastructure to process these volumes in real time.
  • HUNTER WALKER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2015
    [Media] Branding, VCs and the ‘Uncanny Valley’
    Content marketing, social media, events and public speaking – there are lots of activities being executed well but the challenge at the heart is “what do you stand for? ” – Wikipedia. For me, this is when an entity – whether person or company – tries to build a brand that rings false and inauthentic.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015
    [Media] How to Make Your Brand Matter
    Today’s social media savvy consumers will not tolerate falsehoods. How to Make Your Brand Matter written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Today’s Guest Post is by Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Georgie Gallagher, Enjoy! Every business has a brand – even if it thinks it doesn’t.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2013
    [Media] Posting Pretty Pictures Is a Legit Web Marketing Strategy
    Are your social media efforts still limited to just Twitter and Facebook? Knowing your advocates and influencers on these networks and running contests and sweepstakes to distribute your SKUs in the visual feeds is a great way to generate free earned media and traffic from these channels. It''s called "visual networking." The idea?
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011
    [Media] Strategy Before Tactics Saves You Money
    The same thing happens with web sites, blogs, social media tools, email marketing, and webinar services. Tweet [Note: I’m proud to welcome Bill Brelsford as a guest author here. This post was originally posted on Bill's Blog and is re-posted here with his permission. — Tim]. Of course, we usually don’t see the lack of strategy as the problem.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2012
    [Media] Should You Force Commenters to Use Real Names?
    There are so many misinformed and uninformed people working in social media, even at some of the top platform companies. A study says commenters with pseudonyms leave the most high-quality comments. Quick, guess who leaves higher quality comments: those with pseudonyms, anonymous commenters, or those with real names? Nearly 1.2
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2012
    [Media] Need a Revenue Boost? Try This Simple Formula
    Depending on your business, you can try a variety of marketing tactics, from trade-shows and traditional advertising, to SEO, PPC, social media, and word-of-mouth marketing. An easy way to break down your revenue goals into specific, actionable items. You know you need to increase revenue. What does all of this mean? hours (25%).
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
    [Media] Fashion Start-up Nasty Gal Raises $40M
    Starting out by simply selling vintage goods on eBay , Amoruso built her online shopping site using little more than social media, attractive models, and a mandate to always sell items for more than she paid for. 500 start-up and booming fashion retailer receives massive investment from Index Ventures. Nasty Gal (the no. earlier this year.
  • 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.
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013
    [Media] The Right Tool For The Job
    The right tools can help empower your social media efforts , and can also help you launch your company for less than $1,500. A few days ago, my son and I replaced an old, leaky faucet in our laundry room. We planned on 90 minutes, but we ran into a problem and ended up spending more than four hours to replace the faucet. image credit: Cayusa.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2015
    [Media] 5 Reasons You Might Not Qualify for an SBA Loan…and What to Do About It
    Behalf does purchase financing and mines the internet for social media and other data about your business to assess your creditworthiness. Loans that are backed by the U.S. See Also Bplans Small Business Loan Finder. So what’s not to like about SBA loans? Unfortunately, it can be difficult to get approved. Problem: You’re a startup. currency.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
    [Media] Tekes Launches Tempo - Puts Feedback Into Practice
    Services and products could work in the possible business areas of social media, games, location based services and cloud services. Tekes , the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation, has launched a new financing program to support growth companies developing mobile services and applications - Tempo.
  • GUST  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2014
    [Media] Digital.NYC: The First Ecosystem Hub
    In the first 36 hours, mentions of the hub were viewed more than 42 million times on social media, and over 100,000 pages on the site were perused. News outlets from USA Today to Mashable to Brooklyn’s Technical.ly praised the hub and its place in the community. For the Gust team, we couldn’t be happier about the warm welcome.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014
    [Media] Need to Boost Your Site's Traffic? Master Backlinks
    Most customers talk about your business on social media, so use a tool like Topsy to see who mentions your brand on Twitter. Backlinks still matter -- both for traffic and as an indication of your online reputation. Search engine algorithms constantly change. But backlinks--links from another site to your site--are still important. Respond.
  • 47 HATS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011
    [Media] Of eBooks new, somewhat new, and 170 years old.
    Instead, he was trying to fill a gap in the public discourse, get a message out in the preferred media of the time that people then and now need to hear: conformity for the sake of conformity is quicksand for the soul. Being Ever notice how interesting things tend to happen in threes? Speaking of today, my ebook, MicroISV Sites that Sell!
  • FORCE OF GOOD: A BLOG BY LANCE WEATHERBY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
    [Media] Doing It Wrong
    Unless it is not really a blog but an online media outlet. There has been a little talk about the growth of Atlanta startup blogs. It is fantastic, here are my current favs. The not so fantastic is that a number of people that are blogging about startups in Atlanta are just flat out doing it wrong. Consider me a savior. Comment. Be a person.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
    [Media] If You Want to Start a Business But Don’t Know What Business to Start
    We connected through social media because I needed to find an expert to recommend, and Joel’s my expert on this subject. And I’m sticking with that story. But there is also an exception to that rule worth noting: it’s called a franchise. So that’s a special case. Don’t know which business to start?
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012
    [Media] How to create a niche – Small Business Spotlight
    ” Social media plays a big role in her efforts, she says, noting “It’s an excellent way to connect with my customers and fans of Puppy Cake.” How many times have you thought “somebody should make…” or “why doesn’t anybody sell…”? “People, myself included, love their dogs.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011
    [Media] How to Attract and Retain Customers :: Small Business Marketing.
    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.
<< 1 2 ... 77 78 79 80 81 ... 135 136 >>
 

StartUpRoar can personalize the content based on your interests, your LinkedIn profile, what you share on Twitter and LinkedIn, and what content people similar to you are sharing. More on Content Personalization

Sign-in using your social networks so we can begin to personalize your experience.

Sign in with LinkedIn

Sign in with Twitter

or

We need your email and password to allow you to log into your personalization features.

Forgot password?

I don't have an account

 
 

Enter your email address to reset your password. A temporary password will be e-mailed to you so that you may log in.

 
 

Based on...

  • Your interests
  • Your LinkedIn profile
  • What you share on Twitter
          and LinkedIn
  • What people like you are
          sharing

Learn more about Content
Personalization...

 

Partners

XLR8