[Infographic] Reinventing The Internet With Blockchain

YoungUpstarts

The real mission of the blockchain revolution, for many experts, is to re-decentralize the internet. Believe it or not, the internet was decentralized at one time. Blockchain technology presents a new way to completely separate from the internet as we know it, and start over.

Importance Of The Internet For Businesses

YoungUpstarts

The Internet has made the world global village and in this age of advanced technology and internet, it is hard to imagine that how a business could run its operations efficiently without an Internet connection. Others Internet technology

[Infographic] Which Country Uses The Internet Best?

YoungUpstarts

When it comes to using the Internet, one country does it better than the rest. According to the recent Web Index study by The World Wide Web Foundation , that country is Sweden. Interestingly, Singapore has the world’s fastest Internet speeds.

Money Out of Nowhere: How Internet Marketplaces Unlock Economic Wealth

abovethecrowd.com

In his 2005 book, The World Is Flat , Thomas Friedman recognizes that the Internet has the ability to create a “level playing field” for all participants, and one where geographic distances become less relevant. (*) Benchmark is/was an investor in companies labeled with the asterisk.

[Infographic] Internet Consumption Around The World

YoungUpstarts

The advent of the Internet has changed the way humankind does many things, and last year – 2013 – marked the first time that there became more Internet-capable mobile devices than humans. But how do we consume the Internet? Others broadband infographic Internet web

7 Modern Web Design Trends for 2019

crowdSPRING Blog

Today’s web visitors are sharper and more judgmental than ever. And, they’re only growing more so, as the generations who have grown up with internet access take on a larger and larger percentage of the population. 7 modern web designs trends in 2019.

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Book: The Red Web: The Struggle Between Russia’s Digital Dictators and the New Online Revolutionaries

Feld Thoughts

The Red Web: The Struggle Between Russia’s Digital Dictators and the New Online Revolutionaries was one of two books I read this weekend (the other was Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness ). There is now a long history of governments trying to control the Internet.

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5 Web Design Strategies To Engage Users on Your Site

YoungUpstarts

Making sure your website is visually appealing is an important aspect of your web design. Here are five web design strategies you can use to boost the engagement metrics on your site: 1. These are just some of the ways you can use web design to improve your site’s user engagement.

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Test Your Aptitude for Business Internet Jargon

Startup Professionals Musings

Many of the businesses and entrepreneurs I know still don’t realize that they need to use and understand the Internet, even if their interest is not e-commerce. Here is a quick test of your real Internet savvy. A blog is basically a journal (“web log”) that is published on the web.

Internet Growth Means Big Changes For How Businesses Connect

YoungUpstarts

By John Curran, President and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN). When the Internet was first conceived as a better way for computers to communicate with one another, no one could predict the impact it would have on business communications.

Why Would a Business Avoid any Internet Presence?

Startup Professionals Musings

These days, if your startup does not have an Internet home base up and running, you are not ready for business or potential investors. There should be no doubt that an Internet presence is as basic to success in business today, as brick and mortar was a hundred years ago.

[Infographic] Countries That Hate The Internet

YoungUpstarts

Some countries hate the Internet. Actually, it may be more accurate to say that some countries are fearful of the power of the Internet to harness people power that may lead to the overthrow in the “natural” order of things.

[Infographic] The Incredible Growth Of Web Usage

YoungUpstarts

The Internet as we know it has evolved tremendously over the years. By 2012 the number of websites would have exploded to 634 million, with a global Internet population of 2.1 Others infographic Internet mobile applications social media technology

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How To Get The Best Deal On Web Hosting Services For Your Site

YoungUpstarts

If you are interested in getting web hosting services for your site, there are some very important considerations you will need to make to save as much money as possible. It might actually be a good idea to downgrade the current web hosting package you have so you can save money.

10 Things That Sell Like Hot Cakes On The Internet

YoungUpstarts

With more than 12 million ecommerce businesses on the web, it is a bit daunting for new ones to make a mark quickly, especially when businesses as big as Amazon and Spotify are at the top. There is space for everyone, especially with a growing number of people now using the web for purchases.

Getting The Best Out Of The Internet In The Workplace

YoungUpstarts

What about the internet? It’s long past the year 2000 now and you really should be using the internet to further your business goals. Successful businesses succeed on the back of the tools that the internet can offer, but before we have a look at the tools, let’s talk about success.

[Infographic] Everything You Wanted To Know About TOR And The Deep Web

YoungUpstarts

That actually applies to the Internet too – what many of us don’t realize is that the interwebs that we see is merely a fraction of the actual Internet. Others Deep Web infographic Internet The Onion Router TOR You know the adage about the tip of the iceberg?

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The Top 10 Tools for Tracking Your Web Metrics

Up and Running

Thankfully, there are a number of great tools for tracking your web metrics (both free and paid) that can help you get a better understanding of what your users are doing on your site and even how your competitors are faring in their own online efforts. What is web analytics?

Internet Performance on Christmas Morning

Feld Thoughts

When we got home, we settled in upstairs with our coffees, the dogs, some music, and the Internets (well – she’s over there reading the New York Times – very old school.). I did all my normal Speedtest things and realized that it was actually the “performance of the Internet” Sites loaded fine. I tweeted out “boy the internets are slow today. I’m curious if the rest of you are seeing slow / random / weird Internet performance?

Internet Business Lingo Quiz for Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Many of the investors and entrepreneurs I know still don’t realize that they need to use and understand the Internet, even if their business is not e-commerce. Here is a quick test of your real Internet savvy. A blog is basically a journal (“web log”) that is published on the web.

[Infographic] The Key To Internet Startup Success? Willingness To Learn.

YoungUpstarts

We’ve seen earlier two infographics from Silicon Valley technology startup accelerator Blackbox’s Startup Genome Report that showcase the various stages of the startup life cycle as well as the profile the different kinds of Internet startups and their success factors.

New Rules for the New Internet Bubble

Steve Blank

We’re now in the second Internet bubble. This next wave of web startups; Social Networks and Mobile Applications, now reached 100’s of millions of customers. Carpe Diem.

How Web Design and Digital Marketing Go Hand in Hand

The Startup Magazine

It can be quite challenging to combine your great digital marketing strategies with your web design effectively. Well, it is of no use when you have created the most engaging text, but the actual website is guilty of common user experience web design mistakes.

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Entrepreneurs Needed to Keep Web 3.0 From Fading

Startup Professionals Musings

For some reason, I haven’t heard much about the next generation of the Internet ( Web 3.0 ) lately, which probably means it isn’t happening as fast as everyone predicted. After some work, I’m still convinced that much of the Web 3.0 Web 3.0

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[Infographic] What Personality Type Is Your Internet Startup?

YoungUpstarts

This time, we have another, also made by online analytics startup KISSmetrics , that breaks down and shows you the different internet startup profiles and how they measure up in terms of factors such as funding, market size, and even motivation.

Web 3.0+: The Hyperconnected Global Internet

thebarefootvc

The title of this blog comes from a presentation I did at last year’s Web 2.0 I overviewed the growth of the global internet and penetration, noting that the future of the Web was going to be driven by emerging countries, as mobile connectivity continues to be more ubiquitous and the West is largely penetrated. The slides are here: Jalak Jobanputra : Web 3.0 Globalization of the Internet. web 3.0

The Importance of Usability in Web Design

The Startup Magazine

In today’s Internet age, it has become a must for businesses to create a professional looking website. However, web design isn’t all about making your website look beautiful. Read on to learn some of the most important benefits of usability in web design.

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Create Your Own Live Internet Radio Show With Spreaker

YoungUpstarts

If you always wanted to create your own live web-based radio show but have no idea how to do it, here’s a simple and elegant solution for you – Spreaker ( www.spreaker.com ) is an audio platform that allows anyone to create, broadcast and share audio across the Internet easily.

The internet deployment phase

The Equity Kicker

I think it might actually be more useful to think of the PC and the internet as separate revolutions with the PC related bubble crashing in the late 1980s and the PC deployment period thereafter overlapping with the installation period for the internet.

98% of Americans Distrust Information On The Internet: Mancx Survey

YoungUpstarts

In fact, 93-percent say that trust in the source could lead to more satisfaction in the information they find on the Internet. In the News Harris Interactive Internet Mancx online research United States

60 seconds on the web

Start Up Blog

60 seconds on the web: 12,000+ new ads posted on Craigslist. The world moves fast. When we we’re unconnected the speed of change went unnoticed. Now that we all have digital footprints, we can track all that happens.

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[Sponsored] Does A Home Business Really Need High Speed Internet?

YoungUpstarts

Does a home business really need high speed internet? Firstly it has to be said that if you plan to grow your business than high quality internet is definitely necessary – consider it an investment or future proofing your business. Others broadband home office Internet

5 Reasons To Switch To Internet Marketing

Up and Running

The Internet is a new-age phenomenon like no other. Among the most significant changes brought about by the Internet includes the way we view traditional marketing. Here are five good reasons to switch to Internet marketing: 1. All is not rosy with the Internet though.

Mobile Internet Apple Facebook

SoCal CTO

The analysts at Morgan Stanley have produced a report that’s quite good reading on some of the major trends concerning mobile web. More than Mobile Internet I think they had trouble coming up with a name and settled for Mobile Internet even though it isn’t a great choice.

[Asia] Small Businesses Look To The Internet For Growth Opportunities

YoungUpstarts

She also delved into the impact of the Internet on small businesses in Asia, and highlighted how a country’s infrastructure can aid or limit the impact of small business on its economy. increase in productivity from using web technologies. How big are small businesses in Asia?

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How to get attention from internet celebrities

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Unique / Interesting Here’s another email I got today: Dear Jason, Based on your commitment to innovation, I’d like to introduce my web startup to you. I’m pretty sure the lessons above are more or less true for anyone with a significant web presence.

The non-web side of web businesses

Start Up Blog

I’ll be focusing on the non-web side of web businesses. entrepreneurship entrepreneurs forums Internet marketing melbourne public speaking rentoid rentoid.com startups the hive web web 2.0

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BigDoor Cracks The Code On Web Site Engagement

Feld Thoughts

One of the most enduring challenges any Internet marketer faces is getting users to come back regularly and engage on their website. Yet when you look at loyalty rates on the rest of the web, they look downright abysmal.

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The Future of Internet & Cars

Agile VC

I’ve been doing some thinking about the future of cars and the impact of the internet. When people talk about “internet” and “cars” people usually think of internet-connected automobiles for the purposes of infotainment.

Click.to – Clicking Your Way Around Your Desktop And The Internet

YoungUpstarts

For example, to get an address found in a PDF displayed as a search result in Google Maps, the browser must be opened, the web page typed in and loaded and the address has to be entered manually. productivity tool web tool workflow tool

7 Must-Haves for Web Startups

YoungUpstarts

So you’re taking your idea to the internet, and creating a web startup. Here are seven must-haves to help you successfully get your web startup off the ground: 1. You can’t launch a web startup from a WordPress template.

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Israelis Are Additicted to the Internet

VC Cafe

I sraelis spend more time on the Internet more than almost every other country (apart from Canada), according to the latest eMarketer report on UK Internet Users and Usage. Overall, time spent online continues to rise, and the web is firmly embedded in everyday life.

The Great Retail Reinvention: How the Internet Is Reshaping the Way We Buy Clothing

View from Seed

We are currently seeing the most rapid collapse of retail since the Great Recession, due to the internet changing consumer demand and purchasing patterns. Most apparel purchases are now in some way influenced by the internet. Another irony of these rampant store closures is that increasingly, web-only brands are beginning to open storefronts or experimenting with other ways of establishing a physical presence.