Seduced By Growth, But Terminal Scale Still Matters
JANUARY 13, 2016
Was this simply a shift in sentiment among the tech & business media? We’re off to a fresh start here at the beginning of 2016.
Revenue = Product Market Fit
FEBRUARY 5, 2014
This is especially true for those with a media / ad based business model (e.g.
Alibaba S-1: How Well Do They Monetize?
MAY 22, 2014
Today I’m going to analyze monetization across Alibaba’s various businesses. stocks inventory) and is really more analogous to Amazon.
The Rise & Fall of Great Venture Firms [Part 1] ? AGILEVC
JULY 11, 2012
How to Evaluate Firms for a Seed VC. How To Think About The Future. About Me. AGILEVC My idle thoughts on tech startups. July 11, 2012. Kleiner).
The End of ?Internet? Companies ? AGILEVC
MAY 23, 2012
The internet has already had meaningful impact on industries ranging from commerce to media to software. How to Evaluate Firms for a Seed VC.
Ubiquitous Computing and the Misguided Frenzy About “Mobile”
AUGUST 1, 2012
Form Factor & Behavior – A smartphone or even a tablet is inherently different than the desktop web or other ad-supported media like TV.
The Unbundled Mobile Software Stack
JANUARY 3, 2013
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.
The ?PC? Era Finally Arrives ? AGILEVC
OCTOBER 17, 2011
The second order impacts to the entire technology industry are in their early innings… not just the complete digitization of consumer media, but also the “consumerization” of business software, the BYOD movement in corporate IT , the evolution of the computer/human interface. How to Evaluate Firms for a Seed VC. About Me.
Facebook S-1: The Most Anticipated IPO in a Decade ? AGILEVC
FEBRUARY 2, 2012
How to Evaluate Firms for a Seed VC. How To Think About The Future. About Me. AGILEVC My idle thoughts on tech startups. February 2, 2012. billion.
Our Investment in The Outline
AUGUST 1, 2016
Today we announced our investment in The Outline, a new digital media company founded by CEO Josh Topolsky. He fits right in there.
Why Twitter is A Media Company ? AGILEVC
MARCH 18, 2012
Why Twitter is A Media Company. But frankly I can’t see Twitter as anything but a media company. How To Think About The Future.
Is ?Data? a Business Model? ? AGILEVC
MARCH 30, 2012
How to Evaluate Firms for a Seed VC. How To Think About The Future. About Me. AGILEVC My idle thoughts on tech startups. March 30, 2012. MMOs).
Amazon vs Apple: A Tale of Two Business Models ? AGILEVC
OCTOBER 2, 2011
How to Evaluate Firms for a Seed VC. How To Think About The Future. About Me. AGILEVC My idle thoughts on tech startups. October 3, 2011. About Me.
Startup IPO Market: A Fickle Mistress ? AGILEVC
SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
And even other strong, but perhaps not standout, companies like Active Network and Demand Media completed their own offerings. About Me.
Yahoo! vs Facebook: Lame Lawsuit, Good Timing ? AGILEVC
MARCH 13, 2012
only notified them of potential IP infringement two weeks ago on February 27, 2012 (as described in the lawsuit) and Facebook heard about it through the media rather than in private. So Yahoo! How to Evaluate Firms for a Seed VC. How To Think About The Future. About Me. AGILEVC My idle thoughts on tech startups. Yahoo! March 13, 2012. Yahoo!’s
Tech IPOs Are Back ? So Now What? ? AGILEVC
MARCH 8, 2012
The secondary wave of VC-backed IPOs has also come to fruition… both consumer facing (Yelp, Demand Media, Pandora, Carbonite, HomeAway, Angie’s List, et al) and B2B (Jive Software, Brightcove, Imperva, Responsys, etc). How to Evaluate Firms for a Seed VC. How To Think About The Future. About Me. March 8, 2012. So now what?
The Consumerization of Business Software ? AGILEVC
OCTOBER 27, 2011
But as social media continues to pervade businesses large and small, and purchase decisions increasingly happen at the user level (see #2) we will see dramatically more customer acquisition happen via the web. How to Evaluate Firms for a Seed VC. How To Think About The Future. About Me. AGILEVC My idle thoughts on tech startups. About Me.
Netflix / Qwikster Split Was Brilliant (and Necessary)? 2 Long Term.
SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
have to say that I’m not a fan of the brand “Qwikster” for the DVD-by-mail service, though I think it’s good that group will expand into other media types like video games (a la Gamefly). How to Evaluate Firms for a Seed VC. How To Think About The Future. About Me. AGILEVC My idle thoughts on tech startups. About Me.
Why Your Brand’s Social Media Impact is Low
JUNE 27, 2016
The client had just finished their “father’s day campaign” and the social media impact on sales seemed a little disappointing.
7 Social Media Marketing Habits That Lead To Failure
NOVEMBER 27, 2015
Social media marketing (SMM) not working is simply a sign that you need to identify what's going wrong and try again. Sign me up. .
2016 Social Media Trends And Statistics That Were Crazy!
OCTOBER 24, 2016
Social Media has become an essential part of everyone’s life, it is addictive! Not sure how to work with social media? Start HERE.
11 Best Social Media Tools For Small Businesses And Individuals
JUNE 30, 2015
But does it all end at fancy social profiles or does social media marketing run deeper? I say, the latter. Social How can you make it easy?
Why Do B2B Companies Need To Prioritize Social Media
MARCH 24, 2016
If you’re wondering whether your B2B company need to prioritize social media, this is for you. On social media. Trust is Shifting.
A Day In The Life of A Social Media Manager
OCTOBER 2, 2015
One may think social media managers are very lucky. So, let us have a look at a typical work day of a social media manager. Gif via.
How To Revolutionize Your Social Media
OCTOBER 21, 2015
Before, I start, here’s a quick reminder: Why is social media helpful? ’ How To Revolutionize Your Social Media. 1.
10 Social Media Terms That You Must Know!
MAY 25, 2016
Not knowing the meaning of a few unique social media terms can hinder your very understanding of the issues you face. Reach. Engagement. Trends.
Is Social Media Making Us Stupid?
SEPTEMBER 19, 2015
Debate: Is Social Media Making Us Stupid For Real? Who’s Using Social Media And How? a. The Social Media Cons . a.
How Can You Get More Social Media Fans?
OCTOBER 9, 2015
Building up a social media following can be a very tedious affair. These are legit ways to grow your social media fans. via GIPHY.
3 Ways in Which Social Media Has Impacted Company Communications
AUGUST 18, 2015
Ways in Which Social Media Has Impacted Company Communications. 1. Social Media Impact on Internal communications. Unacceptable, right?
How Restaurants Are Using Social Media Effectively (And What You Can Learn)
OCTOBER 14, 2015
When all businesses are using social media , why should restaurants be left behind? It’s all about the Location. Reward Check Ins. Run contests.
Israeli Consumers Prefer ONLINE Media
JULY 7, 2014
Israelis Value Online Media 1.5x More Than Offline Media- Highest in Global Survey. Digital media is a recent phenomenon in Israel.
How To Identify A Good Social Media Strategist
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
A social media strategist is a job title of current times. Handling social media for your company by yourself ? Start here! Positivity.
Is Social Media Working For Your Business?
OCTOBER 6, 2015
So, you have your social media team in place. Is social media working for your business? What are your experiences with social media?
Why You Need To Master Social Media For Customer Service
SEPTEMBER 26, 2015
And that’s where using social media for customer care comes in handy! Why Social Media For Customer Service is a Win. a.
Social Media Marketing Should Not Be Used Alone Today
Startup Professionals Musings
JUNE 13, 2015
Social media as a marketing tool is here to stay, and is now widely accepted. Focus first on the social media trinity. Marty Zwilling.
What Jonah @Peretti, CEO of BuzzFeed, Sees in the Future of Digital Media
Both Sides of the Table
FEBRUARY 12, 2017
Some, of course, agree with me that BuzzFeed has been and continues to be the gold standard innovator in digital media to emulate. BuzzFeed.
How to Calculate Social Media Marketing ROI for Your Small Business
Up and Running
DECEMBER 20, 2016
Gone are the days where social media marketing was merely an experimental marketing tactic. Define your social media metrics. Engagement.
Infographic: 5 Social Media Trends For Small Businesses
JUNE 25, 2015
In a 2015 social media trends report shared by Social Media Examiner , tons of interesting information is available for marketers and brand owners.
Half Lives. Social Media. And Snapchat Stories.
Both Sides of the Table
MAY 28, 2016
The bad was that it seems like when I shared media on Facebook I wouldn’t get any heat initially so Twitter was my go to place to share my blog.
5 Ways To Boost SEO Through Social Media
DECEMBER 28, 2015
One way to accelerate SEO is to fully leverage the social media potential. Here are the five best ways to boost SEO through social media.