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  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2012
    [Media] 5 Cs Every Start-up Needs to Succeed
    But over the years, we've grown to offer more tools like social media , event marketing , online surveys and postcards to capture customers who needed more than e-mail marketing. E-mail marketing and social media are great for entertaining new and old customers and enticing them with exclusive promotions and content. Whether it's organizing a local event or following up personally via e-mail or social media, it'll make you stand out from a sea of faceless brands.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2014
    [Media] The Role of Luck in a Startup
    With the mainstream adoption of social media, customer service became a public affair and companies large and small had to get very serious about providing higher levels of service in the instantaneous and often public manner in which the customer now demands. The Role of Luck in a Startup written by John Jantsch read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing podcast with Mikkel Svane.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2014
    [Media] Twitter Is Your Friend. Use It.
    SHIFT Communications CEO Todd Defren tweeted "Do you know anyone in PR/Social Media who just.sparkles? Twitter can make your life and career better. Here''s how one fledgling PR maven tweeted her way into a job and beyond. You don''t know Sarah Salbu, but that shouldn''t stop you from learning from her. As a young PR maven in the making, Salbu loves Twitter, and it seems that Twitter loves her back.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2015
    [Media] Must-Use Lead Conversion Tactics for Video Marketing
    So I did some research and came up with six ways that you can steer prospects into leads by using video, to send them to your website or a landing page, or even your social media sites. Use these annotations to push leads to your social media sites, website or landing page! Must-Use Lead Conversion Tactics for Video Marketing written by Kala Linck read more at Duct Tape Marketing. On SnapChat the other day, one of the live feeds featured was “Farm Life.”
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
    [Media] How to Pick a New Lead Generation Channel
    Social Media. How to Pick a New Lead Generation Channel written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. photo credit: 123rf.com. To make sure everyone is on the same page, here’s what we define a marketing channel as: A marketing channel is a way of speaking to your customers. It is a communication method you use to interact with someone in order to encourage them to make a purchase or remain a customer.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012
    [Media] Russian Facebook? Kremlin Plans to Launch Social Networking Site
    According to The Guardian, the Kremlin’s foray into social media may be an attempt by the government to respond to anti-government activists The Russian government wants its own social networking site, but who will use it? Apparently, the Russian government plans to create its own Facebook-style social network.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016
    [Media] Don’t Let Them Forget You! Key Ways To Keep In Touch With Clients
    Social Media. You should look into how to use social media to communicate with clients and customers. If you are speaking to a current client, you can enquire about their satisfaction with your services on social media. Have you ever lost an important client to a competing company? If you’re brave, you will have contacted them to ask why they stopped using your services. You would be surprised by how often clients give the same answer to this question.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016
    [Media] Become An SEO Master With These Awesome Tips
    Always Use Social Media. In this day and age, you can’t create a buzz without social media platforms. If you go viral on social media, Google will have to take notice and adjust your ranking accordingly. Now that it is 2016, you can’t afford to be content with SEO beginner status. In the beginning, it is fine because you have to start somewhere. But, now it is a hindrance because everyone else around you is getting better and leaving you behind.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2016
    [Media] Great Tech Ideas That Will Aid Your Startup
    Think Outside the Social Media Box. There are so many options to consider when it comes to formulating your business’s approach to social media. Yes, the big social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook are essential. Trying to get a startup off the ground is never simple, and many people fail in trying. That’s why you want life to be as easy as possible for you and your new business.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
    [Media] 3 Ways to Work Meditation Into Your Busy Day
    The Email Swap Out For many of us, our first impulse when we need to take a break, is to open up email or social media. Has all the interest in mindfulness got you intrigued? Here are a few ways to dip a toe in the water and see if meditation is for you. No doubt you’ve noticed that mindfulness and meditation have moved out of the monastery and into corporate America. The topic is so hot that Wisdom 2.0,
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
    [Media] Why Your Company Needs to Understand Google
    In the past, finding customers was really hard work and it cost a lot of money–it required endless hours of customer profiling, deciding what types of media and press they paid attention to and hoping that when your advertisement was placed your target market would actually see it and respond accordingly.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
    [Media] How to Systematically Build Personal Brand Authority
    Just as the need for content has created a great deal of angst among marketers, social media and networks have created a great deal of confusion. How to Systematically Build Personal Brand Authority written by John Jantsch read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Today, authority is it. If you’re an entrepreneur, coach, consultant, professional service provider or salesperson, your perceived authority is what allows you to up your game significantly.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011
    [Media] Rovio Raises $42 Million Round
    Rovio will use the money grow more internationally across markets including mobile, social media and other platforms. They will do this through merchandising, media production and partnerhsips. We will strengthen the position of Rovio and continue building our franchises in gaming, merchandising and broadcast media.”. These growth trends are changing the entire media field, and Rovio is perfectly positioned to drive this change.
  • GROWTHINK BLOG  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2011
    [Media] No Time to Worry, Basketball is Back
    Even a casual follower of professional basketball heard over these past few months the media’s over-heated "analysis" of the lockout. Yet, the media gives this reality probably 1/100th as much attention as it does to the anger, discord, and disrespect between the warring sides, and to incessant and discomfiting prophesizing on the “worst case.”
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014
    [Media] 3 Ways to Make Your People More Productive
    PayPal Media Network''s COO, David Chang, said that he designed the office to encourage collaborative thinking. You''ve tackled your own productivity issues. Now what about your team''s? You need your people to be more productive , but you can''t seem to get them to do the right things in the right way. Sound familiar? Take a look in the mirror. Are you short-tempered and demanding? Do you expect people to know what you are thinking?
  • MARKETINGLAND.COM  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012
    [Media] 8 Ways We Deceive Ourselves With Metrics (And How To Avoid Them), Part I
    Social Media |. SMX Social Media Marketing - Dec. © 2012 Third Door Media, Inc. Home |. News |. Columns |. Search Marketing |. Display Advertising |. Mobile |. Analytics |. Email Marketing |. Affiliate Marketing. All E-Solutions Spotlights |. First Time Here? Wheres Sphinn? Column: Analytics & Marketing Column. 8 Ways We Deceive Ourselves With Metrics (And How To Avoid Them), Part I. Oct 3, 2012 at 1:28pm ET by John Quarto-vonTivadar. Tweet.
  • GUST  |  MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
    [Media] How To Build Startup Credibility Before Your Brand
    Since a startup by definition is not a recognized brand, you are the brand, based on the social media culture of today. Blog image via Pixabay.com. With the estimated 510 million live websites at last year-end, and 280,000 new ones being added every day, the biggest challenge for an entrepreneur is to get found, and get some credibility for a new startup.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2013
    [Media] Who Thrives at a Startup? Those With a GSD
    It''s imperative that the next generation of entrepreneurs be smart, analytical, digital natives, and social-media savvy. When you''re hiring, you should be on the lookout for those with this little-known "degree." I''m fortunate to speak regularly with talented entrepreneurs and students. Regardless of location, industry, or experience level, the most common question I get is how someone should prepare to thrive in a startup environment.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
    [Media] Small Business Embraces F-Commerce
    Who says you can't use social media to make a sale? Conventional wisdom suggests that social media sites are good for a company's branding but not necessarily good for selling. The ability for businesses to sell products through the social media site--usually with the help of a third-party e-commerce platform like Payvment--even has a name: F-commerce. Here's why more small companies are setting up shops on Facebook.
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014
    [Media] ‘Customer Experience’ Is Today’s Business Benchmark
    The advent of social media and real-time interactive feedback via the Internet allows every customer to build and expect a relationship with your business, rather than just touchpoints. Not so long ago, every business assumed that the keys to success were the highest quality product, the best value for the buck, and the best customer service. Now all we hear about is providing the best “customer experience.”
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2013
    [Media] What is the Primary Reason For Startup Failure?
    There are a thousand reasons listed by pundits across the media, but most of them agree that the number one reason is NOT running out of money. When I heard a friend make the statement “Your startup can’t fail if you don’t quit,” I realized that every entrepreneur should adopt it as their mantra. Pivoting or dealing a new hand is not quitting. If we all repeat this mantra, perhaps we can improve the statistic that over half of new startups fail within five years.
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Media] Conversion Rate Optimization: How to Actually Convert the Traffic on Your Site?
    On the other hand, calls-to-action for connecting through social media or newsletters should justify the effort by offering exclusive benefits. Everyone has heard the saying that ‘content is king’ Unfortunately there’s often a disconnect between creating incredible content on a blog or landing page and then converting the traffic you get from it. Webpages must be properly designed and presented in order to consistently convert online consumers.
  • OCCAM'S RAZOR  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2011
    [Media] Google Analytics Visits Metric: Change. Implications. Opportunities.
    Impact, new sweet yummy implications, and digital media attribution analysis. Recently the Google Analytics team changed the way sessionization algorithm. In lay terms… how the start, duration and end of a Visit is computed. A minor version of the butterfly effect occurred, one small change in a part of the system caused a few other smaller changes in other parts of the system. Some people freaked out. Others wondered what the fuss was all about.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
    [Media] Twitter Outbids Other Tech Giants for the Rights to Stream Thursday NFL Games
    The social-media site reportedly beat Facebook, Verizon, Yahoo, and Amazon for live-streaming rights to 10 games next season
  • WWW.READWRITEWEB.COM  |  MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011
    [Media] 500 Startups Hits the Accelerator Pedal (and Program) Again
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2013
    [Media] Will Facebook Remain Relevant?
    In Think Like Zuck: The Five Business Secrets of Facebook’s Improbably Brilliant CEO Mark Zuckerberg , social media innovator at Intel, Ekaterina Walter outlines how 19-year-old Mark Zuckerberg revolutionized the Internet and why he may continue to do so. Marketing podcast with Ekaterina Walter.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013
    [Media] Cory Booker: Start-ups Will Define America's Future
    s Christine Lagorio sat down with Booker at South by Southwest to find out more about his foray into entrepreneurship, his plan for breaking up what he calls "an oligarchy of media," and what's next for him. I have been very involved in social media during my job, and starting to understand the very powerful democratizing forces in social media. The Newark mayor and video-site founder spent the past week hanging out with hackers, founders, and tech geeks. Here's why.
  • VC CAFE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016
    [Media] The 50 Most Promising Israeli Startups in 2016
    Celeno – Chip for processing home media in high quality (Raised $68M). Image credit: Kosher OC Magazine. Yesterday was Israel’s 68th Independence Day, and to mark the occasion, Calcalist , a leading business publication in Israel, ranked the 50 most promising private Israeli startups.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2015
    [Media] How Gary Vaynerchuk Celebrates Victories
    Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of digital agency Vayner Media, explains why he's making a greater effort to stop and smell the roses
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015
    [Media] Finding Non Obvious Trends
    I remember many years ago when the mainstream media jumped on the trend of blogging and then certainly were some of the first to tell us that blogging was dead. I remember many years ago when the mainstream media jumped on the trend of blogging and then certainly were some of the first to tell us that blogging was dead. Finding Non Obvious Trends written by John Jantsch read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Rohit Bhargava.
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2016
    [Media] 3 Hard Truths No One Tells You About Blogging
    If you have never exposed yourself to the entire World Wide Web on a blog or social media , you might still believe in people and the good they have in their souls. Try writing, they said. It will be fun, they said. Don’t get me wrong – I love writing. It fascinates me. It can take me on an emotional rollercoaster from believing I am the next Jane Austen to deleting pages of text and swearing I would never take up the nasty habit again.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2015
    [Media] 10 Effective Offline Marketing Ideas for Startups in 2015
    There’s really no need to put together an in-house PR team for your company; you just need to create relationships with relevant media to get favorable coverage from the local journalists in your area. Billboards: definitely offline. Most of us believe that these days, digital marketing is the only way to get results. While this may be true for a specific target market, some of the best marketing ideas happen offline.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016
    [Media] How To Choose An M&A Advisor When You’re Selling Your ‘Baby’
    Utilize media outlets and trusted online sources to learn more about an advisor’s experience and the types of deals they’ve worked on – and if those resulted in successful outcomes. by Larry Fontillas, managing director of the Americas for ansarada. For a young entrepreneur, the mergers and acquisitions process can be exciting and potentially lucrative but it can also be the source of considerable stress.
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2013
    [Media] 6 Entrepreneur Recovery Steps When Profits Plateau
    Take your reputation online, utilizing social media, your website, and a blog to connect to clients and make strategic alliances. A good many startups I know have been “successful” over a couple of years in overcoming the challenges of starting the business, including incorporation, services development, funding, and setting up operations.
  • ENTREPRENEURS-JOURNEY.COM BY YARO STARAK  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2011
    [Media] 3 Exercises To Improve Your Creative Thinking Skills
    I’ve literally just put this site up last week, I plan to use it as a media center for the interviews, articles and videos I’m making, because all this content doesn’t really belong on my other site. Hi there, this week’s article is going to be very brief. Instead of lots of words, I’m going to give you three creativity exercises, so you can do some brain training and test yourself on your creative thinking skills.
  • STEVE BLANK  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017
    [Media] Hacking for Defense @ Stanford 2017 – Lessons Learned Presentations
    Steve Weinstein a 30-year veteran of Silicon Valley technology companies and Hollywood media companies. We just finished our second Hacking for Defense class at Stanford. Eight teams presented their Lessons Learned presentations. Hacking for Defense is a battle-tested problem-solving methodology that runs at Silicon Valley speed.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017
    [Media] 10 Offline Marketing Tips to Boost Your Online Brand
    If you want to promote your social media profiles but haven’t started building your business site yet, consider advertising on radio. Depending on your goal, clearly outline the next steps or your call-to-action – which is, of course, an invitation to follow you on social media. Attendees or participants, especially media men, will spread the word about your brand. Don’t forget to print your social media and website on your branded merchandise.
  • DEIMAR  |  MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012
    [Media] Top Tips for Building a Great Team | Deimar ~ Business Tips and.
    Businessman and Blogger passionate about life, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Social media. NAVMENU. Business. Strategies. Startup. Quotes. Contact. latest posts (Home). Mar 26, 2012. Top Tips for Building a Great Team. by Deimar Gutierrez. 26.3.12. Pin It. “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” ” Henry Ford.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2014
    [Media] 13 Pieces of Startup Advice for the Class of 2014
    Innovation comes from those who may not already be entrenched in the company''s culture, and being young can help differentiate your opinions. -- Bryan Silverman , InStall Media 7. It will be worth it. -- Maren Hogan , Red Branch Media Get a job, be crazy, and other pearls of wisdom from young entrepreneurs to the next generation. As the class of 2014 graduates, many in it will look to start companies of their own (if they haven''t already).
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016
    [Media] Step-by-Step Guide to Planning Your First Webinar
    Use social media to broadcast it. Before you start planning a webinar, you need to know your goal and understand your motivation for hosting one. Well, once you have clarity on these two points, and they’re combined with an understanding of your target audience, only then can you put together an event that adds add value to the right people.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2015
    [Media] Experiential Design: the Importance of Cohesive Event Branding
    Considering how professional event design could enhance your invitations, tickets and even social media pages during the proverbial drumroll will generate as much interest as possible – boosting attendance and creating some welcome buzz around the event during the weeks or months beforehand. Experiential Design: the Importance of Cohesive Event Branding written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing.
  • CONVERSIONXL  |  FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2013
    [Media] Email Retargeting: Not Just For Websites & Display Networks Anymore
    Now, even though social media accounts for less than steller results, this article isn’t one to add to the endless “email vs social” drivel. In this autoresponder, you talk about widget problems, widget use cases, why widgets matter, and how to find your company on various social media platforms.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
    [Media] Wise Up: 5 Things to Study This Weekend
    From social media to tech, spend this weekend boning up on some subjects to bolster your business. As the weekend draws near, here are five things you might want to study: Social media - It’s all the rage, yet many people don’t know how to use it to the advantage of their business. As NFL season gets underway, sports fans will get to witness some of the best athletes in the world evolve. Every year, a select group stands out, thanks to their training and conditioning.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2011
    [Media] How to Deliver an Experience
    SIMPLE, EFFECTIVE AND AFFORDABLE SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING Home About Consulting Products Programs Workshops Blog Resources Contact Subscribe by RSS Subscribe to Duct Tape Marketing by Email Small Business Week 2011 Our winners!
  • INC STARTUPS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2012
    [Media] 5 Twitter Lessons From the Obama and Romney Campaigns
    Speaking in front of packed crowd of social media enthusiasts at the Pivot Conference in New York last night, Steele outlined techniques from the presidential campaigns you can apply to your small business: 1. During Clint Eastwood's "Invisible Obama" speech next to an empty chair at the Republican National Convention, the Obama digital media team tweeted a photo captioned: "This seat's taken." Twitter has grown exponentially since the last Presidential election.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2011
    [Media] 10 Tools to Make Life Easier
    Here’s a tool that will help you reconcile the two—at least in the social media sphere. GroSocial Many social media dashboards like SproutSocial.com let you track followers and engage with other Twitter and Facebook users. Because sometimes it's better to let someone else do the work for you.
  • SMALL BUSINESS FORCE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013
    [Media] Make Them "An Offer They Can't Refuse!"
    With social media, word of mouth will spread. Surely, that phrase from "The Godfather" conjures up a particular vision in your mind. Backing it was a threat either implied or real (in the case of that particular Hollywood producer, very real). But, for entrepreneurs, they should think of using that phrase as the way they do business.except in a positive way! Meaning that you make a great offer and you back it up with your delivery on that offer. Effectively, it's a "win, win."
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
    [Media] How Disruptive Startups Can Prepare for a Lawsuit
    Rather than back down, Willa stood up to P&G and garnered so much media attention for her David versus Golliath story that the larger company backed down, opting to settle out of court. They often use the media to get their side of the story out. Internet television streaming service Aero isn''t the first startup to wage a high-profile lawsuit. Here''s what you can learn from the past.
  • GROWTHINK BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
    [Media] In Modern Business, Authenticity Trumps All
    Today, almost all businesses interact with and relate to their perspective and existing clients through multiple channels: in-person, on the phone, over e-mail and increasingly text, via social media and through Web Reputational Means of which we are usually only partially aware. So a great prism through which to manage and judge our digital efforts - Email, SEO, SEM, social media, etc. -
  • THE PRODUCT GUY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
    [Media] Conducting User Research in Product Management
    Ari Tiktin Mobile & Emerging Media Product Director, CNBC. He began his product work at Broadcast Interactive Media, where he launched a video publishing platform for broadcast news sites. I am a digital product executive and engineer with 15+ years experience in product development, with a focus on media, advertising and emerging platforms.
  • READWRITE.COM  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2013
    [Media] Big Data: Overhyped And Overpaid?
    © 2013 SAY Media, Inc. Sections. Social. Mobile. Enterprise. Cloud. Small Biz. About. Contact. Advertise. Privacy. Search. Follow us. Share. Share… on Facebook. on Twitter. on Google+. on Linked in. by Email. Social. Mobile. Enterprise. Cloud. Small Biz. Hot Topics. Microsoft. iPhone 5. Hurricane Sandy. Politics. YouTube. Deathwatch. About. Contact. Advertise. Privacy. Follow us: Subscribe to our newsletter. ReadWrite. Like on Facebook.
  • AUSTIN STARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017
    [Media] [INFOGRAPHIC] How Prepared Are You For a Crisis?
    Ensuring you are well-prepared allows for quick decision-making that can save not only your company’s reputation, but reduce downtime, minimize financial losses, and more importantly emphasize due diligence to customers, prospects, investors, and industry influencers such as bloggers, industry analysts, and media. crisis-communications wisdom crisis-management social-media disaster-planningI was recently reading an article in the Austin Business Journal about WP Engine, Inc.,
  • VC CAFE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2011
    [Media] Proof That Your Audience Is Online
    As a case in point, let’s look at a question we received from an attendee of our recent webinar, " Social Revolution: Connecting with Today’s Customer ": “What if your customers aren’t on any type of social media at all? Let me guess -- you are reading this article because you doubt your audience is online? Welcome to the club! Many marketers and business owners share your hesitation and dip their toes into the waters of inbound marketing with caution.
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014
    [Media] Blinkist Helps You Read Books in Only 15 Minutes
    The middle screenshot above shows the highlight option which allows you to highlight a section of text and then share it on social media and/or save it to your Blinkist account, organized nicely by title and date.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2013
    [Media] What’s One Thing Startups Can Teach Big Companies?
    Embrace social media, and you’ll find that superior results are delivered for much less money. - Andrew Schrage , Money Crashers Personal Finance. The following answers are provided by The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017
    [Media] 5 Things Businesses Can Learn From Dating Apps
    Use your design skills or hire a designer to make your website, social media, newsletters, videos and any other content you provide eye-catching and sexy. by David Lester, Brightworks Managing Director, US Finance Lead. Welcome to the 21 st Century, where although we’re not quite as established as The Jetsons predicted, groceries can still be delivered by drones, some cars can drive themselves and dating app analogies can be used in the business world.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014
    [Media] How Big Data Can Help Squash $35 Billion in Online Fraud
    For example, social media can be used as a credential. "If In addition to filtering through transaction data that comes through the WePay payments system and social media behavior, the risk engine also takes into account signals about the payer or payee including blogs, presentations, or articles they may have posted on the Web, company reviews, as well as other information from credit bureaus and large data aggregators.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2013
    [Media] Want a Raise? Work at a Small Business
    The big boys like Facebook may attract all the media hype, but the strongest wage growth these days is actually at small businesses, a new report claims. The report names other winning sectors for wage growth, including (somewhat surprisingly) media, construction and entertainment jobs, and (less surprisingly) tech and the energy industry.
  • START UP BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2015
    [Media] Startups are the new MTV – and 15 other thoughts for 2015
    Read here, ‘make it available to the corporate market to buy’ Just like a strong social media voice became an asset, expect personal data trails to have as much or more value in the coming years. They all have the same capability, and the humans at the end of it don’t care about legacy revenue, or traditional media supply chains. People don’t care how media companies built their business or report their revenue by media.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
    [Media] 4 Ways McDonald's Just Sucked the Fun Out of Its Brand
    Expect complete control over social media. I''d guess everyone reading this piece has already learned that you can''t control social media, though apparently McDonald''s hasn''t. In an utterly baffling branding move, McDonald''s tries to kick out teen customers who brought their own tablecloth and wine glasses.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2015
    [Media] Must-Use Lead Conversion Tactics for Video Marketing
    So I did some research and came up with six ways that you can steer prospects into leads by using video, to send them to your website or a landing page, or even your social media sites. Use these annotations to push leads to your social media sites, website or landing page! Must-Use Lead Conversion Tactics for Video Marketing written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2012
    [Media] There’s Never Been a Better Time To Be an Entrepreneur
    Related Posts: Unapologetic Rules for Entrepreneurs Do The Work with Steven Pressfield How to Steal Like An Entrepreneur How to Get an MBA for Less Than $20 Has Social Media Changed Customer Service? Marketing podcast with Phil Auerswald (Click to play or right click and “Save As” to download – Subscribe now via iTunes or subscribe via other RSS device (Google Listen). Here’s my take.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2014
    [Media] Why Video Marketing is Underrated (and How to Use it to Your Advantage)
    Post them to social media and your blog page. Why Video Marketing is Underrated (and How to Use it to Your Advantage) written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing Today is guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest is David Preston – Enjoy! photo credit: Andrew* via photopin cc. Words tell the story. Images illustrate it. But video brings it to life.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012
    [Media] What's the Best Place in the World to Start a Company?
    The relative merits of various cities as locations for start-ups is a favorite media talking point. A Yale professor offers a new argument about geography and the success of a start-up. Is New York approaching parity with fabled Silicon Valley ? Check out the start-up scenes sprouting in formerly down-and-out cities ! Or, look at the unlikely places abroad where start-up clusters are forming.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2011
    [Media] Testing DIY Facebook Promotions
    With a strong social-media presence established, they set out to encourage members to discuss their samples online and eventually buy full-size versions on the Birchbox site. The Price Tag: $750 a month Expert Tips Go beyond "Like" Require people to do more than "Like" your company to take part in a promotion, says Blake Cahill, president of Banyan Branch, a social-media firm in Seattle. For more social-media strategies, go to www.inc.com/business-owner-social-media-tool-kit
  • FELD THOUGHTS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2011
    [Media] Jobs at Orbotix
    My friends at Orbotix are hiring. Following is the list of open positions. If you fit the description, like playing with robots, want free beer all day, and live in Boulder, email them a note with a resume. - Game Designer : Are you passionate about gaming and have a deep understanding of game design and game mechanics?
  • SMALL BUSINESS FORCE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2010
    [Media] "First Perceptions" Are Critical. Your Image Can Drive Market Success!
    Social media is important in expanding your image and driving your message. Use other social media like Twitter and Facebook to further your image and drive traffic to both your blog and your website. Cross link all social media. When it comes to image, perception IS reality. And first "perceptions" are critical.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016
    [Media] The Growing Business Of Fashion In The UK
    The fashion industry is also keen to keep abreast of new ways of reaching out to its potential customers and utilises social media extremely well with firms like Burberry live streaming its famous catwalk shows so people can see their latest creations no matter where they are living. This global reach is underlined by its social media presence, which is huge, and helps to grow what is a lucrative industry and the growth in the sale of wedding dresses is helping hugely.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016
    [Media] How To Make Your Start-up Stand Out From The Crowd
    Adding the same branding to your website, social media pages, videos and all of your online content will make customers and shoppers more aware of your business, products and services and what your business stands for. However, it’s not enough to simply create a website, social media pages and videos. Are you a new business owner who wants to start reaching and impressing more customers? If so, it’s important to spend time developing your brand.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016
    [Media] How A Company Can Recover After Workplace Violence
    Keep political talk of out of the office — and off social media. This is an important time to remind staff that the office is not the place for political debate, and neither is their social media pages if they interact with clients and other coworkers on these sites. by Rob Wilson, CEO of Employco USA. A few days ago a gunman killed three people and injured 18 others in a small Kansas town. The shootings largely took place inside Excel Industries.
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014
    [Media] 3 Tips For Finding The Right PR Agency
    PR is an important way to garner more attention and visibility for you that goes outside the traditional marketing routes and instead focuses on editorial content, media outlets and other organic (and free!) These are the people who will be representing you to the media and outside world so you want to know that the staff is excited to work with you and enjoy what they do.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015
    [Media] Making Sense of the Stock Market Drops in Relation to Venture Financing
    You thought media twitter was bad… You thought tech twitter was bad… — Hunter Walk (@hunterwalk) August 24, 2015. If you didn’t notice that the stock markets in the US dropped nearly 4% today (after falling last Thursday and Friday) then you were probably completely off-the-grid and on vacation. It was a nerve racking morning. My favorite Tweet of the morning came from Hunter Walk.
  • STARTUP REMARKABLE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016
    [Media] 50 Lessons Signing 100 Global Brands
    Note: Although a lot of the points below are relevant specifically to the media industry, most lessons could be applied elsewhere, simply swap the word ‘brand’ for ‘large company’! 50 Lessons from Signing 100 Brands. Commonly they leave this to their media and/or creative agencies so although going directly to brands is a great initial source of deals , it’s hard to scale this. One of the standard contracts used in media is called an ‘Insertion Order’ (or I/O).
  • FRED DESTIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012
    [Media] Dustin Dolginow for President !
    Right now he's involved with a number of our companies including fundraise.com , ObjectiveLogistics , PowerInbox , Kinvey and Adsafe Media. He's young, he's hungry, he's lean. Here is the all new 2012 model of the Atlas Venture tech principal: Dustin "Double D" Doooolginow. Dustin joined us almost two years ago.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2014
    [Media] What Really Makes People Click
    Researchers tested different headlines on social media to figure out the best way to get people''s attention. Here''s what they found. Professionals in direct marketing have spent years testing headlines against each other, trying to find the perfect formulation that will catch consumers'' eyes. Now academics are getting into the hunt.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2017
    [Media] Saudi Arabia Granted Humanoid Robot 'Citizenship'
    Sure, it's a PR stunt, but people on social media were quick to point out how the "female" robot might have more rights than women in Saudi Arabia. Innovate
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013
    [Media] 7 Rules for Savvy Customer Service Required Today
    Self-service technologies, social media, and smart phones have created a new set of expectations for high-tech consumers today. Social media apps like Twitter and Pinterest are the latest sources for what’s catching people’s attention today, both positively and negatively. Customer service has always been reactionary, meaning someone has to wake up and answer website email requests. That’s just not savvy enough to hold today’s fickle, less loyal, and ready to jump customer.
  • AUSTIN STARTUP  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2017
    [Media] An Aussie take on Startup Land, Austin Style
    I’d been invited to speak at a conference about Digital Kids Media so stayed on to test Austin’s Startup scene. Howdy Austin! Not long ago I embarked on a short adventure; 11 days in Texas without knowing anyone there. I put feelers out to my Aussie contacts and asked Google for some suggestions. Both came back with Capital Factory (CF).
  • INC STARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2013
    [Media] 6 Surprisingly Useful Leadership Lessons from the VMAs
    But when you see your consumers actually recoil -- whether through a sudden drop in sales, social media backlash or low attendance at events -- pause long enough to ensure that you’re on mission. Ever apologize to an angry customer via social media only to have them become one of your biggest fans? Katy Perry: Stay Classy When the media questioned Katy Perry about her alleged beef with Lady Gaga, she did the classy thing and shared her admiration for Gaga’s work.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 10, 2016
    [Media] Welcome To The Year Of The Customer
    At the same time, enterprises today can leverage the cloud to make faster, more efficient software changes; use social media to connect with customers; deploy predictive analytics to determine what their customers will want and connect and control devices via a central point with the Internet of Things (IoT). by Simon Tate, Area Vice President for Commercial Business – Asia, Salesforce.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017
    [Media] Why Your Next Startup Should Be In Insurance
    and counsels clients primarily in the advertising and digital media, Internet, software and technology and insurance industries. by Celina Kirchner, full-stack attorney at Michelman & Robinson, LLP. Yep, you read that title right. Insurance is the next big industry due for a disruption. And with that I know just what your thinking: insurance = SNORE.
  • ENTREPRENEURS-JOURNEY.COM BY YARO STARAK  |  SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2011
    [Media] The Irresistible Attraction Of Online Entrepreneurship
    Last week I wrote about my social media adventures and the results I’ve had even though I’m not a social media guru. I expressed similar ideas to Kerry in my previous article about the importance of creating connections for business through social media.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017
    [Media] How to Cut Through the Noise and Clutter in Marketing Today
    Scott has been named one of the Top 5 Social Media Influencers in the world by Forbes.com. Scott has been named one of the Top 5 Social Media Influencers in the world by Forbes.com. How to Cut Through the Noise and Clutter in Marketing Today written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Alison Stratten. Podcast Transcript. My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Alison Stratten.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2013
    [Media] Three Ways To Prevent Data Loss And Strengthen Cyber Security
    Cybercrime is a growing problem worldwide, and although media coverage generally focuses on data breaches that occur at large corporations or government agencies, small businesses and entrepreneurial ventures are also vulnerable. Passwords are compromised on the job in the same way they are for employees’ personal accounts – often through the use of weak passwords that contain information that is easily available on social media sites, such as birthdays, children’s names, etc.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014
    [Media] Your Business Lives and Dies by Its Differentiator
    In this brave new world we’re in today, with social media growing in importance every day, what you want your differentiator to be is just the first step. And then you hope that your customers get it, so it shows up in online reviews and comments and commentary in social media. I wish there were a better term, but differentiator is the best I’ve got. It’s what makes you different. It’s also called your secret sauce, and sometimes your competitive edge.
  • STARTUP PROFESSIONALS MUSINGS  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2011
    [Media] How to Have a Thousand Friends and Still Be Alone
    The Internet and social media have totally destroyed the meaning of the word “friend” and even changed it from a noun to a verb. On Twitter and MySpace, many young people follow hundreds of friends before age twenty, all without ever having said or heard a word from most of them. Top Facebook users proudly proclaim their “whale” status, with 5,000 friends or more. On the other hand, we shouldn’t confuse online friends with real friendships. Real friends help each other.
  • THE PRODUCT GUY  |  MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2011
    [Media] Strategic Function of Product Management
    Paul Gray has spent ten years working in the entertainment, media and communications industries within Australia and Europe. Very close runner-up to The Best Product Person of 2010 was Paul Gray. Paul worked in both B2B and B2C roles for organizations including Disney, Foxtel, and British Telecom. In consideration as The Best Product Person of 2010, I interviewed Paul about all aspects of Product Management, from his own career path, to advice, to trends he now sees emerging.
  • DAVID SILVERMAN  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2008
    [Media] Where to Invest First: Website or Facebook App?
    Decision making Entrepreneurship Social media This blog chronicles the trials and tribulations of three longtime friends who are trying to start an Internet music company called Jamseed. All three have day jobs, all have failed in the past with new ventures, and all hope that this company will bring them entrepreneurial redemption. *. For Jamseed we want both a website and a Facebook application. But which first?
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
    [Media] Community creative – how we work
    But more on that in another posting… Tags: Awesomeness business community crowdsourcing design social media creative designers inforgraphic Early this summer we surveyed over 500 Creatives on crowdSPRING to help us gain a better understanding of our community – who we are, how we work, and what drives us creatively. The results were fascinating and, although we are still sorting through the data, some really interesting information had come into focus.
  • JEFF HILIMIRE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2010
    [Media] I have seen the future of location-based apps, thanks to Tungle
    Tags: Mobile Social Marketing/Media Start-ups check-in foursquare lbs location-based marc gingras tungle
  • JEFF HILIMIRE  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2010
    [Media] Visiting Twitter HQ
    Tags: Social Marketing/Media Start-ups conan ev headquarters twitter
  • INC STARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
    [Media] California Protects User Names and Passwords
    Two California bills prohibit employers and universities from retrieving social media user names and passwords. Brown declared on Twitter : "California pioneered the social media revolution. These laws protect Californians from unwarranted invasions of their social media accounts." California employers and universities can no longer request access to individual's social network accounts, as California's governor Jerry Brown signed into law yesterday.
  • BRANDANEW  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016
    [Media] Top 5 Reasons Why Your Content Marketing Campaign Failed
    Broadcasting your content across all social media channels. Content Marketing ’s true worth was emphasized by Bill Gates when he said, “Content is king.” Since 1996 when this statement was made by one of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, the three words have gone really, really viral. Whether the true essence was understood or not, the sentence spread like wildfire.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2013
    [Media] Smarp Rounds up €225k in Seed Round
    According to their researches, more than half of employees feel like they could publish company related content into their personal social media, such as LinkendIn, if only they were encouraged to do so from the highs of the chain-of-command. The more your employee includes your company in their own social media, the more points they will get. We are expecting fast growth from the Singapore and Dubai markets as both of them have a high professional social media penetration.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2011
    [Media] Weekend Favs September Ten
    Roost – Nice tool for businesses wanting to easily create social media campaigns across Facebook and Twitter. Weekend Favs September Ten This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from Flickr.
  • GRADE A ENTREPRENEURS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011
    [Media] Go for it! The democratization of the video game industry
    Jeremy Rossmann is a rising junior at MIT joint-majoring in comparative media studies and mathematics with computer science. Guest Writer: Jeremy Rossmann*. Nothing’s stopping you: Five years ago, you needed thousands of dollars and an established company to get your hands on a development kit from Nintendo, Sony, or Microsoft. To make things worse, there were no successful distribution channels for anything but the $20+ category of games.
  • CONVERSIONXL  |  THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014
    [Media] Adopting A Data Driven Approach To Increase Website Traffic
    This could cover a range of methods, but for the sake of this article, we’re going to focus on PPC, Social Media & Search. Using A Data Driven Approach To Social Media Marketing. When it comes to social media, the first things you need to figure out is where your ideal customer is most likely to be “hanging out” & who they’re already connected to. 10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Your Social Strategies.
  • THE PRODUCT GUY  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016
    [Media] Selling the Product: Connecting to Stakeholder Value
    Ari Tiktin Mobile & Emerging Media Product Director, CNBC. He began his product work at Broadcast Interactive Media, where he launched a video publishing platform for broadcast news sites. I am a digital product executive and engineer with 15+ years experience in product development, with a focus on media, advertising and emerging platforms.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2015
    [Media] Maternova and the Business of Saving Lives: A Secret to Success Story
    Allyson attributes part of their large reach to Maternova’s strong social media presence, which she says is essential to their marketing strategy. Social media. Social media is our primary marketing channel,” Cote says. Meg Wirth and Allyson Cote, founders of Maternova. Maternal health is a concern the world over, especially in developing nations. Childbirth can be a precarious process; for some women and their infants it can be life-threatening.
  • CONVERSIONXL  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2015
    [Media] Retention Optimization: How to Increase the Value of a Conversion
    In 2014, a Huzzah Media survey found that referrals were the most successful marketing tool (52%). How to Use Social Media to Increase Revenue)? Most social media sites do this quite well, but LinkedIn comes to mind first. You’ll see this type of retention optimization on most social media sites. Are you familiar with the expression, “The most valuable customer is the one you never lose”?
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