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Why you should stop selling widgets and start selling wisdom

The Next Web

I like to think of that as the difference between selling widgets versus selling wisdom. Entrepreneur Insider marketing sales value widget

How to set up Google Analytics widgets and heatmaps to track email conversions

The Next Web

Sean Kim is the creator of The Growth List, helping you create a business around your lifestyle. This post originally appeared on AccelBlog.

12 Business Books I Can’t Wait to Read This Year

Up and Running

Widgets. Research-driven with a healthy dose of humor and pop culture, WIDGETS is a. Are you a voracious reader? What about you?

[Malaysia] Chalkboard Launches Location-Based Widget For HTC Devices


You can find more information on the Chalkboard widget here. HTC is proud to bring this service to all our Malaysian users.”.

Want to Sell More Next Year? (Hint: Start by Selling Less)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Does your business sell million-dollar widgets to dozens or $12 widgets to millions

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Will Price

For all my Obama friends, please find below a widget that will help you track the transition and the Office of the President-Elect over the next month. Tags: widget

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Pubble Q&A – #askbfeld

Feld Thoughts

Tomorrow, I’m trying out Pubble ‘s product – a Q&A widget that leverages the standard social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) but lives where ever you want it to live. I’ll be answering questions live tomorrow (4/24) at 1:00pm MT. Tweet with #askbfeld to ask me a question. Check it out below.

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Branded Widgets

Will Price

Quick post to highlight two widgets currently featured on Widgetbox. The widget, seen below, is a pregnancy calendar that provides week-by-week updates on fetal development. Pamper's widget provides dynamic, relevant, and personal information to the user. The first is from Pampers , one of P&G 's crown jewels.

Killing Widgets

Entrepreneurship Blog

I decided to kill 3 widgets on my blog earlier this evening. I dropped the SideFlicks video widget, the Swapthing swapping widget and the CoComment widget that lets readers see my comments elsewhere in the blogsphere. In theory, I really like all 3 widgets, but in practice the don't seem to get used much.

jQuery Plugin: BetterGrow Your Words

The Product Guy

Many things grow, but none grow better than when they BetterGrow. I wanted a dynamic and customizable textarea that kept up with me, that. Usage.

Why Blog.and Widgets

Will Price

Also, I did a podcast (my first one ever) on widgets for They recently ran a series of articles on widgets and my talk is part of their CEO Guide to Technology. Tags: why blog widgets podcast Entrepreneur Magazine has a fun article on blogging and how it helps VCs find deals.

Amazon Video Widgets

Eric Friedman

Amazon quietly released video widgets this week… * Earn money when viewers follow links to Amazon and purchase products.

Welcome to the Widget Wars

Eric Friedman

My conclusion is that we are entering into a new phase of the war for the killer app which will be known as the Widget Wars. What is a widget? Yahoo has one definition of a widget (specific to their product of course). has another widget definition. Should we use the definition of widget ?

Testing PictureSurf iGallery widget - Master of 500 Hats

500 Hats

Simply Hired Social Networking & Social Media Venture Capital & Startup Finance « Tantek DisOBEYed @ Techcrunch August Capital 2008 | Main | For Sale: Silver 2005 Acura TL ($21,500 and its all yours baby) » Sunday, July 27, 2008 Testing PictureSurf iGallery widget Testing out PictureSurf iGallery : pretty cool. Part II! More Jobs.

Watch the widget trends

Eric Friedman

In my recent article about being bullish on widgets I was asked a lot about supporting data. Read Write Web has a great article about watching widget stats for US politics. I will try to dig up further info on widget trends and stats and other areas that can be benchmarked from installs, users, and daily usage.

How Widgets and Widgetbox Drive Incremental Traffic

Will Price

The article below is excellent validation of the power of widgets to drive incremental adoption and of Widgetbox, in particular, to outperform Facebook and Bebo for long-tail widgets. Davids SEO Adventure posted a great article about trying to drive web traffic via widgets and gadgets. Guest post from Ryan Spoon at Widgetbox.

Staffing Plan for a Widget Startup Company

Steve Poland

Steves Latest Twitter Update (@PoPo) : Home About Steve Poland: Risk Taker Archives Contact Staffing Plan for a Widget Startup Company By Steve Poland • April 21, 2009 I’m interested in what a staffing plan typically looks like for a widget startup company, like: MyBlogLog, Lijit, IntenseDebate, Disqus, etc. How to Startup!

How to build your own widget in Ruby on Rails in 10 minutes

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

First I created the Widget controller: def ilove @content = render_to_string(:partial => widget/ilove_widget) render :layout => falseend 2.

Christine: Lijit Displaces Technorati as Best Search Widget

Search for burning man in the Lijit widget, and you get all ofmy burner posts. Christine (.net) Quick Followup: VCTips at Web 2.0

So how are you using Google+?

47 Hats

The battle of the Google+ widgets. Go subscribe to [link] – they blogged about the following two widgets. link]. Ideas

Spotify Launches Play Button Widget For The Rest Of The Web


Spotify has now launched a Spotify Play Button widget generator that can get visitors to your blog or website jamming to your tunes of choice with just one click of a button. The widget pulls up your Spotify app and plays it from there, which is kind of handy if you keep the app open all day like me. Keep it funky everyone

The Secret to Highly Effective Marketing

Growthink Blog

widgets per buyer (average buyer purchases 1.5 percent response rate 42 percent conversion rate $500 price per widget 1.8 That's 2.3

Concept to Company Event: Widgets to Riches -- Monetization Strategies for Emerging Web Services Platforms

Will Price

On Tuesday, May 15th, VLAB and Hummer Winblad are co-hosting the following event: Concept to Company Event: Widgets to Riches -- Monetization Strategies for Emerging Web Services Platforms The event is scheduled for 6-8:30 pm at Stanford Business School. Tags: widgets widgetbox vlab

SideFlicks Video Widget is Pretty Cool

Entrepreneurship Blog

SideFlicks is a widget that allows readers to post video messages for each other without having to bother setting up any fancy equipment or even worry about uploading. This summer I've had the pleasure of meeting several people in person who I'd previously gotten to know via the blogsphere.

Get Feedburner's VC Network Feed as a Widget

Will Price

Widgetbox , the leader in the web widget space, just released the ability to turn any RSS feed into a web widget. Widgetbox, who recently released a powerful widget syndication platform , is calling blog widgets blidgets. Click on the button below if you want to add the VC Network blidget to your blog.

How and Why to Manage Cash Flow

Up and Running

You think about what it’ll cost to manufacture your widgets, how many widgets you can sell, and how much you can sell them for.

Swapthing Widget: Want to Trade Books?

Entrepreneurship Blog

by creating community through " SwapCircles ," widgets and a company blog. So if you have a bunch of business books gathering dust on your shelf and you'd like to swap with me feel free to join the SwapCircle that I created, Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs and/or checkout the new widget at the bottom of my sidebar.

The Wadget Revolution - How Brands Can Harness Widgets

Will Price

The title, a play on widget and gadget, will address the widget revolution and how marketers can best take advantage of this emerging channel. I expect a lively discussion on how brands can use widgets to reach consumers and how publishers can use widgets to monetize their content. Please find details on the panel below.

15 Seconds to an Awesome Presentation

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Acme is the industry leader in widgets with over a million satisfied customers!! Have somebody else introduce you. Why should they bother?

Stop The Slow Lane

Feld Thoughts

The FCC is proposing new rules to allow Internet providers to discriminate based on content to provide separate and unequal connection speeds.

10 Modern Ways To Kickstart Your Business Website

Startup Professionals Musings

Widgets and badges. But most entrepreneurs don’t know where to start. A good start is a classic book on content marketing, “ Accelerate! ”

Are You Optimizing Your Site When You Should Be Optimizing Your Traffic?


Hypothetical Case Study: Acme Widgets, LLC. Let’s say you are marketing widgets for ACME Widgets, an eCommerce company that sells $200 widgets. Launches Blog Widget


Obviously this is a long way from commercialisation, unless you begin selling the widget. What

How to Understand Customer Needs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Example: You: "How many widgets do you use every year?" Example: You: "What are your needs when it comes to widgets?" You: "OK. You: "OK.

Startup founders in Southeast Asia, it’s time to step up

The Next Web

Dropifi is looking to streamline customer feedback. The company was founded in 2011. The Dropifi story got me thinking about. Asia Entrepreneur News

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Next Wednesday Is The Internet Slowdown

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

You can change your avatars on your social media profiles, you can send push notifications if you operate a mobile app, you can put a slow loading graphic on your blog or website (there are WordPress widgets if you are on WordPress like I am). We’ve talked a lot here at AVC about Net Neutrality.

Death by RFP: 7 Reasons Not To Respond

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here at ABC Widgets, we offer the world’s finest widgets using our advanced seven-step widget making process.

Tool and resource list for new founders

The Startup Toolkit

Intercom – tasteful chat and help widgets for your site, plus good automated email triggers. Others are more unusual. Analytics. Domains.

6 Terrible Mistakes Every Beginner Blogger Makes

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Overuse of widgets, themes, and plugins result in a blog that is too busy and too distracting. Are you new to blogging? The first is traffic.

Help Support Immigration Reform In The US

Feld Thoughts

Use your company homepage to drive traffic to with their widget widget. With the immigration debate in Washington heating up, Americans across the country recognize that we need smart and practical solutions to help reform our country’s broken immigration system.