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New Ways to Advertise on Social Media

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Only six months ago, I wrote about Facebook advertising updates and much has changed since then and within the other popular social media networks.

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

mashable.com

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics. Ann blogs on search and social media tools. Social media analytics and tracking can be very time-consuming and expensive. You’ll find quite a few smart social media monitoring tools, but what if you can’t afford them? Media.

How to Scale a Start-up Using Social Media

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A good part of Eat24's success stems from the way the bootstrapped company uses social media. Here's how it happened. Step 1. Step 2.

Starcount.com: Charting The Stars In Social Media

YoungUpstarts

Measuring Your Popularity On Social Media. “Drew is running a bit late,” she apologizes. Celebrities could live here.

The Most Under-Appreciated Must-Use Social Media Tool: Google Plus

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

When I asked, "Do you value Google+ above other social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn and--if so--why?"

Why you probably don’t need an API strategy

The Next Web

Daniel Jacobson ( Twitter | LinkedIn ), is currently director of engineering for the Netflix API. The problem: “API Strategy”.

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Twitter Link Roundup #141 – 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! Interpreting some of Twitter’s API changes – [link]. Four Digital Trends to Worry Media Companies – [link]. I wish I could play ping pong as well as they play.

Social Media Analytics: Twitter: Quantitative & Qualitative Metrics

Occam's Razor

Sadly execution and analysis of these new social media channels has been hobbled by old world thinking. My new book Web Analytics 2.0

The Single Most Powerful Use of Social Media for Small Business.

Duct Tape Marketing

So, here’s my advice: If you’re looking for the single most powerful use of social media in your business follow this simple plan.

Making Social Media Work in Business to Business. Laura Fitton, Business of Software 2011

Business of Software Blog

Once upon a time dubbed a “Queen” of Twitter, Laura “@Pistachio” Fitton co-authored Twitter for Dummies and founded oneforty.com (acquired by HubSpot) in 2009 when she recognised that software built on Twitter’s API was going to change the world. Speaker: So the annuity value of the social media?

Twitter Link Roundup #142 – 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!

How Web APIs Unlock Value in the Cloud

mashable.com

Jobs Events Try Our New Social News App Welcome to Mashable! How Web APIs Unlock Value in the Cloud. It’s where social user-generated content sits, where forward-thinking creators place their tools. That is where a web API comes in. Here are some examples of how companies have used a web API to create more value.

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Twitter Link Roundup #138 – 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!

How to do your PR in the age of information overload

The Next Web

Don’t pretend to call an API which does not exist, adapt to it.’ Entrepreneur Social Media Analysis and Opinion How-To''s

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Why Statigram rocks

Start Up Blog

A few days ago I blogged about the serious advantages of embracing an open API. And I love it. It shows who we interact with the most.

13 tech trends to adopt before the year’s end

The Next Web

Pinterest is going to be the website to watch, along with other image-based social networking, search and sales websites. Social Influence.

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Top Social Media Measurement and Tracking Tools

www.foliomag.com

); E-Mail Alert Sign-Up. --> Subscribe Now. --> Media Kit. --> About FOLIO. Media Kit. B2B: Business Media. Consumer Media. Media Kit. E-Media Summit -->. Top Social Media Measurement and Tracking Tools. Erin Hoskins, Senior Marketing Director, New Media, Meredit h. Insert Media Brokers.

One Simple Way to Generate More Traffic for Every Blog Post

Duct Tape Marketing

As the name implies, this plugin relies on another very powerful social media tool called Buffer. Social Media Buffer Buffer My Posts

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How much does it cost to build the world’s hottest startups?

The Next Web

Luck, timing and social engineering are bigger components than most entrepreneurs care to imagine,” adds Werdelin. 1) Twitter. 2) Instagram.

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Twitter Link Roundup #261 – Jaw-Dropping Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

We so like to talk about fonts, logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! How to chart your hours with APIs, JavaScript, and SVG | Developer Drive crowdspring.co/1CdPM3e. Bored? Bored on a plane? Well 2.3 Enjoy! 1Fl6QDh.

DataSift Announces Mega-Round. Apple Buys Topsy for $200 Million. Here’s What You Need to Know

Both Sides of the Table

Social. Social Media Tech Market Analysis Considering our revenue is SaaS revenue this achievement is even more remarkable. Viral.

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How to Extend the Functionality of Every App You Use

Duct Tape Marketing

In some cases developers created open APIs and other developers created plugins and add ons that let tools talk to each other.

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3 Ways to Use Twitter to More Deeply Engage Influential Prospects

Duct Tape Marketing

Duct Tape Marketing Social Media Jason Falls topsy tweetdeck twitterScan the favorites. Retweet the best of the best.

Social Technology in HR and Recruiting by John Sumser: Get a Move On!

Grade A Entrepreneurs

I just finished reading The 2012 Index of Social Technology in HR and Recruiting , put together by John Sumser and the HR Examiner team.

5 Ways to Make the Social Layer Pay

Duct Tape Marketing

5 Ways to Make the Social Layer Pay This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. I think that is the best way to look at your social participation.

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Circus Social is a Singapore-based social marketing startup that even Ogilvy wants a piece of

The Next Web

Circus Social , which specializes in building social software to help brands and marketers, has been incubated in-house within Ogilvy for a year.

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Gignal Amplifies Events By Presenting Social Media Buzz In One Place

ArcticStartup

Founded in Denmark by Natasha Friis Saxberg , the start-up offers a social media billboard for events that presents all social buzz around the happening in one place (check-ins, tweets, comments, pictures and videos). Gignal's API is available too. Every social network is our competitor', admits Natasha.

If you build it, they won't come, unless.

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Does Apple win the hearts (yes, hearts ) of millions because of their obsession with design or because of their development APIs? It's hard.

What’s Wrong With the Twitter API via @orian

Mark Birch

What’s Wrong With the Twitter API via @orian : All the big Internet platforms create some level of API anxiety within their developer community.

What Will Win in the 2nd Great Tech Boom

The Common Sense Web... An Entrepreneurs' Blog

Social media, location services, smartphones, tablets, local/SMB services, and other sectors are getting turned on their heads a bit -- and the uncertainty/disruption creates opportunity for investors. Amazon Apple Facebook Google Real Time Data Social Commerce Social Media TwitterIf not, you're a failure.

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Jobs at Orbotix

Feld Thoughts

Jobs API Boulder orbotixMy friends at Orbotix are hiring. Following is the list of open positions. Orbotix has some exciting announcements happening in the next 30 days; if you’ve been waiting for the right time to join a hot startup in Boulder, now is the time.

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What if there isn’t another 10x?

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

What if Dropbox is just an awesome file-sharing and backup service but not a universal key/value storage API? No company 10x’s forever.

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Mobile Apps: The Only Way to Navigate Festivals — Tools Like APIs Make it Work!

Austin Startup

This week, I was scheduled to publish the 4th in the Lontra Ventures Spotlight series on Stoplight , an Austin-based, API design and testing company.

Building on Someone Else’s Railroad

Mark Birch

Like the real estate adage about location, API’s and platforms can be hugely important in gaining traction. Platforms are great launching pads.

LinkedIn Explores What It Takes To Be an Entrepreneur [INFOGRAPHIC]

mashable.com

Here’s Help [INFOGRAPHIC] The Rise of the Social Food Truck [INFOGRAPHIC] Survey: Cellphones vs. Sex – Which Wins? Have an account?

IZEA: Sponsored Social Media and so much more.

Florida Venture Blog

today announced it is changing its corporate name to organize the multiple properties its has developed within the fast-changing world of social media.

How to Earn Money as an eBay Affiliate

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Affiliate marketing is a great choice for entrepreneurs with a loyal online following, providing a great way to monetize a website or a social network.

Tipping Kiva API Story to Techmeme via Twitter - Master of 500 Hats

500 Hats

er, Underdogs) Facebook Big Pimpin: Using Social Networks & Platforms to Drive Distribution Startup Metrics for Pirates: AARRR! Part II!

LinkedIn, Pusher and more offer their APIs to help EE explore future LTE apps at UK 4G hackathon

The Next Web

Judging for the main prizes will be carried out by EE, Google and mobile enterprise app development specialists Mubaloo. Entrepreneur Insider UK

5 Ways Facebook Places Changes the LBS Game

The Common Sense Web... An Entrepreneurs' Blog

Overall this is obviously a really big deal and a seismic shift in the LBS business, in local advertising, and perhaps in social networking in general -- although it will take several years to play out. For instance, even today only foursquare allows write access to their API. But none have yet made it to the mainstream.