10 coworking spaces in New York City that make regular offices feel like medieval torture

The Next Web

The rise in coworking spaces in New York City, and other tech hub cities around the world, has left more people yearning for work environments that are open, collaborative, inspiring and stimulating. There… This story continues at The Next Web.

Austin-based Perk.com Buys Viggle of New York

SiliconHills

Perk.com announced Monday it has signed an asset purchase agreement with New York-based Viggle Inc., a mobile and web-based entertainment marketing platform. 11th, along with warrants […] The post Austin-based Perk.com Buys Viggle of New York appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin-based Perk will pay 1.5 million common shares, valued at $4.7 million, based on the closing price per Perk share of $4.30 on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Dec.

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The real entrepreneurs of New York City

Startup Lessons Learned

While I was in New York, I had another opportunity to witness this firsthand, and I wanted to share the results with you. They actually built and tested several MVPs, the last of which was a web-based prototype of their mobile app that used real airport data.

[Review] Hits & Misses: New York Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Strategies

YoungUpstarts

In the book “ Hits & Misses: New York Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Strategies ” by award-winning journalist, columnist and essay writer Tina Traster , such decision-making by some entrepreneurs are put under the microscope.

The Problem is the Advertising, Not the Ad Blocker

crowdSPRING Blog

After all, the clever little extensions that give the rest of us a faster, cleaner, less irritating web experience are eating away at ROI for advertisers and revenue for publishers. Media companies and publishers are mad. Like, really mad.

7 Incredible Web Design, Branding, Digital Marketing Experiences

Occam's Razor

Why is it that when I just visited news.yahoo.com, the ad says "New Rule in Texas!", I'm taken to a new screen. But when it comes to the web, they all seem to leave their creativity, passion, and brilliant minds at home. The web can sell product.

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Best Web Metrics / KPIs for a Small, Medium or Large Sized Business

Occam's Razor

But for most other programs (Affiliate, Email, Social, Display) your Cost is likely sitting outside your web analytics tool. If you are paying someone to do web analytics and this metric is not on top of the dashboard they've created for you, it might be time to say sayonara to them.

Applying Product Management to Web Design in a Multiscreen Era

The Product Guy

In our a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Ian Moulton, lead a conversation around “Multiscreen Web Design”. In this position, Dustin’s primary responsibilities include product portfolio management, new product introduction and product line strategy deployment.

The Role of a PPC Expert in Web Development

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Majority of the businesses fails at a very early stage during a web development process when they don’t take an input from PPC experts. He goes to a web developer and makes a deal with him. Developer then look at other websites or may involve web designer.

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Turn Your Web Design Talent Into Freelance Success

YoungUpstarts

With so much demand and opportunity, now seems like a great time to tap into the market for quality freelance web designers, but what can you expect? Web design is an increasingly competitive profession. New projects will grow your portfolio, which will help you land more new projects.

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Applying Product Management to Web Design in a Multiscreen Era

The Product Guy

In our a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Ian Moulton, lead a conversation around “Multiscreen Web Design”. In this position, Dustin’s primary responsibilities include product portfolio management, new product introduction and product line strategy deployment.

What Airbnb’s data on New York says (and doesn’t say) about its hosts

The Next Web

As part of a previous agreement to introduce transparency into its practices, Airbnb released the first of its regional ‘Compact’ reports yesterday — this one specifically covering the home sharing landscape in New York City.

Bye, Bye Waterfall: 5 Steps to Implement Responsive Web Design

www.readwriteweb.com

Bye, Bye Waterfall: 5 Steps to Implement Responsive Web Design. Congratulations, you’ve finally convinced the powers that be that your next Web-design project needs to be responsive. Responsive approach: So how can you implement responsive Web design in your organization?

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A New Era of Fundraising for Start-Ups, Crowdfunding now Legal and Web-enabled

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Here’s a nice summary of what’s happened from the New York Times. Putting politics aside, the passage of the law means that small business people and social entrepreneurs will be able to use the web to raise money from large groups of small investors.

Starting a Web Business with Less than Your Monthly Rent (The $ by $ Guide)

Up and Running

As a New-York-City-based startup founder, I’ve been asked these questions many times. And thus, what follows is a simple step-by-step guide on how to validate your web business with as little capital at risk as possible—in this case, one month of rent.

How Twitter's Retweet creates Pagerank for humans

Watching Websites

The Communilytics stuff was really interesting; we proposed a new “long funnel&# model that incorporates both community metrics (such as followers, amplification, and the like) and traditional analytics (conversion rate, checkout value, and so on.)

11 Trends in Web Logo Design

mashable.com

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Web Design Web Development Now Trending : Sony Retires the Cassette Walkman After 30 Years September 28, 2010 Jolie ODell View Comments 11 Trends in Web Logo Design: The Good, the Bad and the Overused email share email share Do you like this story? Designing and critiquing logos for web-based companies and startups is a pursuit of endless fascination for many of us.

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11 Trends in Web Logo Design

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Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Web Design Web Development Now Trending : Sony Retires the Cassette Walkman After 30 Years September 28, 2010 Jolie ODell View Comments 11 Trends in Web Logo Design: The Good, the Bad and the Overused email share email share Do you like this story? Designing and critiquing logos for web-based companies and startups is a pursuit of endless fascination for many of us.

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7 Habits of Web-Savvy Entrepreneurs

Inc Startups

Web-savvy people always know the latest tech trends and they can get more work done faster than you. If that doesn't sound like you, maybe it's time to adopt a few new habits: 1. Anyone can read the BBC News or The New York Times. The Web is always changing.

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5 Most Interesting Things Tumblr's David Karp Told the New York Times

Inc Startups

The Web platform's 26-year-old founder is the subject of a big profile in this weekend's Times Magazine. Now a New York Times Magazine profile tracks Karp as he wrestles with the challenge of turning Tumblr from a clever Web platform into a profitable business.

The Very Best Digital Metrics For 15 Different Companies!

Occam's Razor

They are from my post The Biggest Mistake Web Analysts Make… And How To Avoid It! I pay monthly subscriptions for the Guardian, New York Times, Washington Post, The New Yorker and National Geographic. It is not hard to pick New Subscriptions.

The Biggest Problem Facing Consumer Web Companies in Boston

Rob Go

To me, the biggest challenge of consumer web companies in Boston is a lack of perspective. We don’t know when a new feature on Facebook or Apple policy might have important implications on those platforms that one coud exploit to their advantage. There are fewer people here who have scaled large scale web businesses that we can learn from, or employees that have worked for them to draw from. more time than your peers in SV and New York for the same return.

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. That is where a web API comes in. Just as the power of crowds has populated the social content repositories of Web 2.0 — YouTube videos, Facebook updates, tweets, and more — the web API enables designers and developers to re-purpose the body of knowledge that is the cloud. The Google Map API is the most used web API. Web Video Roundup.

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Five common misconceptions about building a startup in New York City

This is going to be BIG.

It’s really difficult for me not to get into the thick of discussions about whether or not you can and/or should build a company in New York City. New entrepreneurs need to learn how to turn over rocks better. Look, New York City isn’t for everyone.

Chrome CR-48 Notebook and Chrome Web Store - Nothing but the web

Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing

This past week I started looking at the Chrome Web Store for interesting apps and extensions. The Chrome Web Store, which just opened three weeks ago, has over 2,000 apps and over 10,000 extensions and themes. This is what web computing is all about.

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Ad Block Tracking With Google Analytics: Code, Metrics, Reports

Occam's Razor

about people who use ad blockers, and an incredible amount of hoopla around how the only reason media is dying is the awful people using ad blockers in their web browsers. Then, the beautiful red button called + New Custom Dimension. Now, click on the red button named + New Segment.

The Academy For Software Engineering

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

In a speech that was largely about the intertwined nature of education and the economy , he announced that the city is opening The Academy For Software Engineering this fall in the Union Square neighborhood of New York City. The Gotham Gal and I have provided the initial financial support to hire a new schools team and recruit a top notch Principal. hacking education NYC Venture Capital and Technology Web/Tech

Data Visualization Inspiration: Analysis To Insights To Action, Faster!

Occam's Razor

For four of the examples, I'll also share how the visualization inspired me to apply the lessons to my web analytics data. The work of the New York Times team inspired me it to do some predictive modeling for inaction in our world of digital marketing.

Video Of The Week

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

At a Ribbon-Cutting for Shapeways' 'Factory of the Future,' Bloomberg Talks New York Tech. in New York City. Venture Capital and Technology Web/TechThe video of the week this week is from Popular Science and it comes from the ribbon cutting ceremony for our portfolio company Shapeways ' Factory Of The Future in Long Island City. Notice that the Mayor cut the ribbon with 3D printed scissors. You can read more about the scissors here. Related articles.

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Indeed

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

But eventually we convinced them to take it, along with the New York Times Company and our friends at Allen & Company. Venture Capital and Technology Web/TechThe first great investment we made at USV was Indeed in the summer of 2005. Brad had been looking for a search engine for jobs and I saw this post on John Battelle's blog in late 2004. I forwarded it to Brad and he reached out to Paul and Rony. It took two tries before we could convince them to take our money.

New York: three straight days of Lean Startup (two of which are free)

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Thursday, November 12, 2009 New York: three straight days of Lean Startup (two of which are free) Greetings from Europe, where Im just wrapping up an incredible (and exhausting) speaking tour. Before I get to go home, I am doing a full week of events on the east coast in New York and Boston: five events in five days - if I survive. For those who want to come see me at Web 2.0 Expo in New York, theres good news.

New York’s The Infatuation and growing up on the Internet

The Next Web

Their outlet was the Infatuation — a blog, traditional by then — but the tone was something new. In addition to their blog, This story continues at The Next Web.

Six Visual Solutions To Complex Digital Marketing/Analytics Challenges

Occam's Razor

Frameworks, because if I can teach someone a new mental model, a different way of thinking, they can be incredibly successful. The most intense amount of effort companies put into their site happens at site launch or the yearly new product launch. This is a new trend amongst companies.

David Tisch: Don’t Invest in the What, Invest in the Why

VC Cafe

In his talk at London Web Summit, David Tisch, a New York based super-angel with more than 90 portfolio companies, founder of the Box Group and formerly TechStars NY, was asked by David Rowan, "You pretty much see everything in New York. David Tisch London Web Summit

Looking at Publishing

aweissman.com

Just read a wonderful essay in the New York Review of Books from Jason Epstein - " How Books Will Survive Publishing.". Which, it turns out, is one of a new medium (digital books and booksellers) vs incumbents who are stuck with the latent economics of a different industry. It is a vivid expression of how the logic of a radical new and more efficient technology impels institutional change. Specificity, reflecting the structure of the web, will matter.".

Christine: Web 2.0 Goal-Setting at The New York Times

Christine.net

Quick Followup: VCTips at Web 2.0 « Tag, Im It: Five Personal Tidbits | Main | Soon at Starbucks: Caffeinated Doughnuts » Web 2.0 Goal-Setting at The New York Times How does a established news institution transform itself into a sleek Web 2.0

eBay Comes To NYC

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

According to Mike Arrington , That New York office will eventually grow to some 200 employees, I’m told, who’ll focus on recommendations. My parter Albert calls Google's fortress on 8th Avenue "the gift that Google gave New York." Those engineers are exactly the kind of talent that web startups need. NYC Venture Capital and Technology Web/Tech

Thinking About the Next Chief Digital Officer of New York City

This is going to be BIG.

When a new CEO for a company is hired, you might change out a few people, but you wouldn''t replace all the key folks. You wouldn''t hire a new GM and just immediately get rid of your All-Star players. Sterne is tasked with helping to make NYC.gov more user-friendly, ensuring that agencies integrate social media opportunities and serving as an advocate for the digital media industry in New York City.". Makes the user experience on the web better.

EU Cookie / Privacy Laws: Implications On Data Collection And Analysis

Occam's Razor

For example, people are really shocked when they hear that even with no web analytics or advertising analytics tool on a site their behavior on the site gets automatically logged into server web logs. Web Data Collection Context: Cookies and Tools.

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Create High-Impact Data Visualizations: Nine Effective Strategies

Occam's Razor

My primary goal is to expand your horizon so that we can peek over and see new possibilities. One solution I love is a visualization strategy used by the team at the New York Times. I believe deeply in the value of making data accessible.