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Seduced By Growth, But Terminal Scale Still Matters

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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

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This is especially true for those with a media / ad based business model (e.g.

Alibaba S-1: How Well Do They Monetize?

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Today I’m going to analyze monetization across Alibaba’s various businesses. stocks inventory) and is really more analogous to Amazon.

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The Rise & Fall of Great Venture Firms [Part 1] ? AGILEVC

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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

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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”

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Tech IPOs Are Back ? So Now What? ? AGILEVC

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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

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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.

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Netflix / Qwikster Split Was Brilliant (and Necessary)? 2 Long Term.

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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?

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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?

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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

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Ways in Which Social Media Has Impacted Company Communications. 1. Social Media Impact on Internal communications. Unacceptable, right?

How To Identify A Good Social Media Strategist

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A social media strategist is a job title of current times. Handling social media for your company by yourself ? Start here! Positivity.

Israeli Consumers Prefer ONLINE Media

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Israelis Value Online Media 1.5x More Than Offline Media- Highest in Global Survey. Digital media is a recent phenomenon in Israel.

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Is Social Media Working For Your Business?

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So, you have your social media team in place. Is social media working for your business? What are your experiences with social media?

How Restaurants Are Using Social Media Effectively (And What You Can Learn)

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When all businesses are using social media , why should restaurants be left behind? It’s all about the Location. Reward Check Ins. Run contests.

Why You Need To Master Social Media For Customer Service

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And that’s where using social media for customer care comes in handy! Why Social Media For Customer Service is a Win. a.

How to Choose Which Social Media Platforms Are Right for Your Business

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So, you know by now that having a presence on social media is important for your business. Comprehensive Guide to Social Media ROI.

Social Media Marketing Should Not Be Used Alone Today

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Social media as a marketing tool is here to stay, and is now widely accepted. Focus first on the social media trinity. Marty Zwilling.

Half Lives. Social Media. And Snapchat Stories.

Both Sides of the Table

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 Terrible Social Media Fails in 2016 That You Must Avoid

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Brands are closer to their audience with the help of social media. Terrible Social Media Fails in 2016 That You Must Avoid. 1.

5 Ways To Boost SEO Through Social Media

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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.

Infographic: 5 Social Media Trends For Small Businesses

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In a 2015 social media trends report shared by Social Media Examiner , tons of interesting information is available for marketers and brand owners.