Top 120 Startup Posts for 2010

SoCal CTO

Some really great stuff in 2010 that aims to help startups around product, technology, business models, etc. 500 Hats , February 1, 2010 When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Google Friend Connect for Authentication? Steve Blank , January 25, 2010 10 Tips for Adding Game Mechanics to a Non-Gaming Service - ReadWriteStart , September 21, 2010 Startups & VCs: Learn How to Design, Market, & Eat Your Own. -

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Startup Metrics for Pirates (Lean Startup Circle, Jan 2010.

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Designing for the "3rd & 4th browsers" (Search & Social Media) Recent Posts life lessons, by jack handey. GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Posted by Dave on Monday, January 25, 2010 at 06:22 PM in Geeks, Tech, Startups , Metrics & Measurement , Venture Capital & Startup Finance | Permalink Technorati Tags : aarrr , lean startup , pirates , startup metrics Digg This | Save to del.icio.us

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Startup Valuation: How Much Is Your Company Worth?

Seed Stage Capital

skip to main | skip to sidebar 19 January 2010 Startup Valuation: How Much Is Your Company Worth? January 20, 2010 2:44 PM Nathan Beckord, CFA said. For an excellent bit of further reading view Jeff Bussgang's article here: [link] February 8, 2010 10:16 AM Nathan Beckord, CFA said.

Understanding How The Innovator’s Dilemma Affects You

Both Sides of the Table

I cannot recommend it enough for people in the technology or media sectors. I am reminded about how dismissive traditionally television media is about YouTube – even to this day. One of the most influential books of my career is The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clay Christensen.

Will Catch Media be the iTunes for the Android Phone?

VC Cafe

Aardvark and reMail were the most recent buys and now, several sources report that theIsraeli start-up Catch Media may be next. Catch Media was founded in 2003 by two brothers, Yaacov and Boaz Ben-Yaacov. Tags: Android Catch Media Google Israel Jon Medved

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Real Unfair Advantages

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Chris Brogan commands $22,000 for a single day of consulting in an industry (social media marketing) where all the information you need is already online and free. Office 2010 will be the end of Zoho, if we stop innovating, stop being nimble and flexible in our business model.

3 Worries on Social Media and Business …

Up and Running

I’ve known some and read about many businesses that do very well in online reputation and social media. And if you have no idea, I’d start by saying that the absolute minimum time budget for managing a small company’s social media face is half time. And here’s a final thought: Do you think that online reputation, alias social media, is one of those things you have to either do well or not at all?

Breaking: AOL Buying Israeli Video Site 5min Media

VC Cafe

A OL is buying web video startup 5Min , confirms Peter Kafka in this exclusive on AllThingsD. The price for the acquisition is estimated between $50 and $65 million. It is furthering strengthening AOL’s position in video, following the acquisition of StudioNow earlier this year.

3 Things to Consider When Staffing a Software Development Project

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3 5 of the Best New User Experiences of 2010 4 Google May Acquire Groupon for $6 Billion, and. Submissions once a day till Nov 29, 2010 per category Top 5 per category will advance to finalists round Good luck to everyone!

How to Work with Lawyers at a Startup

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of Stubbs Alderton, a firm that focused exclusively on early-stage tech, media and game companies in Southern California.

The Proof was not in the Pudding: Pudding Media is Shutting Down

VC Cafe

A ccording to Calcalist ,Pudding Media, an Israeli mobile advertising startup, faces imminent shut down. Pudding Media let go 25 employees this morning and announced it will cease its operations in Israel. Pudding Media was founded in 2006 by brothers Ariel and Ruben Maislos. Pudding Media's Behavioral Targeting. According to Ariel, Pudding Media’s CEO, the company was ahead of its time.

8 Things to Look for When Hiring Startup Talent

Instigator Blog

Social Media Presence. Developers and programmers should have a social media presence. A complete lack of a social media presence or a completely inactive one is a red flag. Once you have an aggressive system in place for building a recruiting magnet and sourcing talent you need to have a clear sense of what to look for in each potential candidate. When initially sourcing, you don’t need to spend a ton of time reviewing people’s profiles, analyzing resumes, etc.

7 Reasons Why You Need To Work For A Big Company

OnStartups

Even in the age of social media, it is still often about who knows you, and knows you can do a good job. The following is a guest post by MArk Stephens. Mark is the founder and CEO of IDR Solutions. Check out his blog at [link] or follow him on twitter at @JavaPDF.

Twitter Link Roundup #65 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Startup Bullshit Bingo – December 2010 Edition – [link]. Best Free Textures and Patterns of 2010 – [link].

5 Myths About Your Clients and Social Media That You Should Forget Right Now

Duct Tape Marketing

5 Myths About Your Clients and Social Media That You Should Forget Right Now written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. When it comes to social media marketing, any small business can utilize their online presence for lead generation. Social Media Megan Prangley

Startup Killer: the Cost of Customer Acquisition | For Entrepreneurs

www.forentrepreneurs.com

I'm familiar with Seth and all of the other social media/marketing people's ideas, methods, etc. When this is used well, in combination with SEO, and social media engagement, I have seen it drive the costs per lead a lot lower than alternatives such as pay-per-click/SEM.

Caution 2.0

SoCal CTO

And with social media, your really need to think Caution 2.0. Just saw this tweet fly by: Unfortunately, this CTO happens to be the CTO of a restaurant chain which was probably the reason that this was tweeted. But the point is pretty simple.

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Subscriptions are the New BLACK. (+ why Facebook, Google, & Apple.

500 Hats

Designing for the "3rd & 4th browsers" (Search & Social Media) Recent Posts life lessons, by jack handey. GeeksOnaPlane East Asia 2010: Startups Are Global. Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Startup Metrics for Pirates (Lean Startup Circle, Jan 2010) | Main | With Apologies to Kathy Sierra & Paul Graham: Make Something Users Care About. Posted by: Net | Monday, February 01, 2010 at 12:53 PM I agree Dave.

No, that IS NOT a competitive advantage

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

We're better at SEO and social media. Social media and SEO is ever-changing quicksand. This is part 1 of the series: 5 Lessons from 150 startup pitches.

A Tradeshow Checklist, born of experience

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

I know, you thought "print media" was dead. Eric Sink says that tradeshows are like sex : When it's good it's really really good, but when it's bad. it's still pretty good.

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Top 57 Online Startups Meets Technology Meets Product Posts for November 2010

SoCal CTO

It turns out that I missed October but here are some previous posts in this series: Top 30 Startup Technology and Product Posts for September 2010 Top 40 Startup Posts for August 2010 Top 30 Startup Posts for July 2010 Top 30 Startup Posts in June 2010 Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010 Startup CTO Top 30 Posts for April 16 Great Startup Posts from March This month there are some amazing posts. It’s 2010 and that idea has not graduated to mainstream yet.

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The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery

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Twitter & Real-Time Information – I think we all now know that Twitter serves up real-time information that is an order of magnitude quicker than traditional media. It surprises me how many really smart people I meet still doubt the power of Twitter.

HOW TO: Build an App for Your Small Business

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Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Business Mashable on Facebook Join Us! More Business Resources from Mashable: - Social Media Marketing 101: In-House Team, Agency or Consultant? -

How to Start a Startup

www.paulgraham.com

Search was now only a small percentage of our page views, less thanone months growth, and now that we were established as a "media company," or "portal," or whatever we were, search could safely beallowed to wither and drop off, like an umbilical cord. Want to start a startup? Get funded by Y Combinator. March 2005 (This essay is derived from a talk at the Harvard ComputerSociety.)

Beginner's Guide To Web Data Analysis: Ten Steps To Love & Success

Occam's Razor

It is email campaigns, display / banner ad campaigns, Facebook display campaigns, social media campaigns etc. Goals / Conversions by Campaign: What to look for: Campaigns as in Paid Search and Display and Email and Social Media and really anything of value you'd discovered in Step 2.

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7 A/B Testing Resources for Startups and Solo Developers

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Mobile 2.0 Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Dev & Design Mashable on Facebook Join Us! Social Media Engagement Strategist at.

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73.6% of all Statistics are Made Up

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The headlines in the media are filled with that latest stats. How to Interpret Analyst Reports. Stats sell. The stats are often quoted from the latest reports. People then parrot them around like they’re fact when most of them are complete bullsh*t.

How David Garland built a community of 100,000 followers in 24 months

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Zero media appearances in traditional media. Or really any connections for media. I’ve been blessed to have snuck into the media over 100 times including ABC, CNN, CBC, The Wall Street Journal, Bnet and more. Social Media. Becoming Your Own Media Source.

Social Media and Tribes #25: Sharing ideas gets a discount this holiday season!

Active Garage

And then it was a matter of time when I saw the power of sharing ideas through social media. This was brought forth for me by Roger C Parker , who shared his review on his popular blog leveraging social media to do so.

11 Trends in Web Logo Design

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Music Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! An excellent study of this concept is Bernard Barry’s designs for the 2010 f8 conference.

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11 Trends in Web Logo Design

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Music Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! An excellent study of this concept is Bernard Barry’s designs for the 2010 f8 conference.

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Essential Startup Funding Tips from 8 Seasoned Investors

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Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Business Mashable on Facebook Join Us! bit.ly , Federated Media, Get Satisfaction, The Fridge , inDinero , Posterous Posterous , StickyBits and Twilio.

HOW TO: Connect with Other Entrepreneurs Online

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Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Business Mashable on Facebook Join Us! Entrepreneur Connect Entrepreneur Media, the parent company of Entrepreneur Magazine , hosts this online network of entrepreneurs.

3 KPIs to Track For Your Social Media Success

Duct Tape Marketing

3 KPIs to Track For Your Social Media Success written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. If you’re in business and you’re not harnessing the power of social media you need to jump on that bandwagon now.

Best Web Analytics 2.0 Tools: Quantitative, Qualitative, Life Saving!

Occam's Razor

You are also in control of study participants and you can invite them via social media or a pop up on your site. What is the first thing you want when you think about web analytics? Tools! Of course tools. What to do, where to start, what's cool.

6 Tips for Building Relationships with Journalists

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Tags: Entrepreneur Advice Sales & Marketing Advice Social Media Start-up Advice Startup Advice

Books for Young Entrepreneurs – How To Build a Business and Sell It For MILLIONS by Jack Garson

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Blog

Tags: Bookclub Business exercises Finance exit strategy jack garson on the marc media selling a business

How To Build Trust In A Skeptical Online World

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

If a person has gone through a buying experience online that ended in disaster, or just heard bad stories from other people or the media, it’s not that unrealistic to expect a level of paranoia from your prospects. If you follow these two very basic principles as your ethos, and use tools like blogs, facebook, twitter and any other mediums where your people congregate (use the language and media that your people currently use), it’s difficult to go wrong.

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Going Down? Q3 VC Investments in US Tech Drop 14%

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billion in venture capital funding in Q3 2010, representing a 14% decline in total funding amount compared to the previous quarter. billion in venture capital funding in Q3 2010, representing a 14% decline in total funding amount compared to the previous quarter.

14 Reasons Why You Need To Start A Startup

OnStartups

Now a great product with a well crafted story can blow up overnight and get the attention of mainstream media+the tech elite. This post has been ruminating with me for a while. It's not a sudden "a-ha" moment that made it form, but a collective group of "a-has!" over the past few months.

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