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Jetpack Gives a Boost to Mobile and Rich Media Advertising

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Until recently, three legacy providers (Sizmek, PointRoll and Google’s DoubleClick) have dominated the rich media market.

What Makes an Entrepreneur? Four Letters: JFDI

Both Sides of the Table

You are constantly faced with decisions and there is always incomplete information.  This paralyzes most people.  Not you. Making Things Happen.

How to (re) Approach People (Advice on the Eve of LeWeb)

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Business Etiquette Tips for dealing with VCs and Corporates at Conferences. This is part of my ongoing series with Startup Advice. Waste.

Save Your Spin for Someone Who Cares

Both Sides of the Table

Most notably you need to understand Earned Media and how blogging, public speaking and social media play an important role in the new PR landscape. 2.

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Startup Metrics

SoCal CTO

Startup Metrics for Pirates (SeedCamp, Sept 2009) View more documents from Dave McClure. You only build what you need to prove that model.

The Convergence of Social Media & Traditional Radio

Eric Greenspan

We launched it with KNX on March 21st, 2009. Tags: Eric Greenspan Radio shows convergence eric rhoads guy kawasaki radio social media

140 meetup in LA with Jeff Pulver of 140conf

Eric Greenspan

Please add me on Facebook if you wish to be involved and message me. My email addy is on FB as well.

Break Media Launches New Game Front

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Break acquired Game Front from Ziff Davis back in 2009, when it was known as FileFront. media break breakmedia filefront gamefront front game

Social Networking Addiction Bears Fruit

Eric Greenspan

could go on and on, but in closing, my experience in using social media/networking has been short but remarkably fruitful. great trade! Yahoo!

Layoffs Hot Keyword for Second Half of January 2009

SoCal CTO

Last month we Launched Los Angeles Tech and in the announcement we provide the Hot List for the first half of January 2009. Top for January 16, 2009 - January 31, 2009 Posts Are You Selling Online Yet? This hot list is based on various social signals of what people are writing about, reading, bookmarking, searching, etc.

Startup Founders Should Flip Burgers

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This is part of my ongoing series Startup Advice.  This is a story of one of the risks of venture capital. This is what happened to me. Burger?

Once Upon a Time in Jorts

Eric Greenspan

Tags: Eric Greenspan make it work customer service mini cooper social media training Twitter

Don’t drink your own Kool-Aid (surviving TC50)

Both Sides of the Table

Around this time B2C eCommerce had been dominating the media but the wheels were starting to come off. Yours. million A round. Not so much.).

Social Networking Addiction Bears Fruit FAST

Eric Greenspan

could go on and on, but in closing, my experience in using social media/networking has been short but remarkably fruitful. great trade! Yahoo!

Demand Media Reports Profit

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the internet publishing firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt, reported its fourth quarter and fiscal 2010 results today, the first as a public company. Demand Media said it had revenues of $73.6M for Q4 of 2010, up 33 percent from the $55.5M in revenues from Q4 of 2009. READ MORE>>.

GadgetFest 2009

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Tuesday, November 3, 2009 -- GadgetFest 2009. This is your chance to get exclusive access to the hottest gadgets for 2009 before anyone else! This year, we expect heightened competition from large companies as well as from smaller stealth-startups. Register now and secure your place in this years biggest event!

Social Media for Service Professionals

SoCal CTO

I'm trying to build a network of people who can help with this as I discussed in Los Angeles Social Media Starters. This is that post. Linkbait.

Angel Funding Advice

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Last night I attended a DealMaker Media (whom I love because they always host such great discussions) panel on raising angel money moderated by Dan Gould and with panelists Rob Hayes (First Round Capital, more seed or A round than angel), Scot Sangster (with OrganicStartup and [.]. This is part of my ongoing series Pitching a VC.

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Penske Media Names COO

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Los Angeles-based Penske Media Corporation , which owns such media brands as Variety, WWD, Deadline, Indiewire, and other online and offline publications, says it has named George Grobar as its new Chief Operating Officer. penske media corporation variety deadline publishing publisherREAD MORE>>.

Developing a Marketing Communications Strategy

Cliff Allen on Marketing

Some companies in an industry might rely on paid advertising in print and online media. Selecting effective marketing programs. Advertising.

Angel Funding Advice

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Most Venture Capital “A&# rounds (as of 2009) seem to start around $3 million pre-money and may go as high as $5-6 million pre-money if you’ve made a lot more progress or for some other reason the deal is “hot&#. This is part of my ongoing series Pitching a VC. How: 1. Jarl Mohn says he hates seeing PowerPoint.  I get that.

ActionAllStars.com Signs Up 100K Users For Sports Site

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The site--which counts both the National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball Advanced Media as partners--offers an online site focused on interacting with friends, playing games, and chatting with other sports fans. However, he said that the site also has eyes on Major League Baseball's opening day. READ MORE>>.

Los Angeles Social Media Starters

SoCal CTO

find myself speaking at various venues in Los Angeles to tell people (most often service providers) about how I've used social media and particularly my blogs, LinkedIn, twitter and topic hubs as part of my own services business. I'm hoping you can help me figure out who I should be connecting with on this. What's their specific niche?

Video Games Industry 2009

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Thursday, February 26, 2009 -- Video Games Industry 2009. This Panel of gaming media, operational and development experts will share their views on the industry's evolution. The Event will explore the convergence of games and media, and offer views on growth directions. See [link] (more

BIOCOM's 2009 DeviceFest

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Thursday, May 7, 2009 -- BIOCOM's 2009 DeviceFest promises to provide thought provoking panel discussions and case studies focusing on Inspiring Innovation, Overcoming Adversity and What's Next? The Future of Innovation. See [link].

10 Things You Need for Your Social Media Road Trip

Daradiction

As promised, here are ten must-haves for planning and executing a successful social media road trip. 1. Written by Jolie O’Dell.

Demand Media Offering Health Care Benefits To Freelancers

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the new media venture of former MySpace chairman Richard Rosenblatt, said today that it has just published its one millionth piece of original content, and is launching an effort to extend health care benefits to freelancers creating that content for the firm. READ MORE>>.

Demand Media Alum Gets $100M For Domain Registrar

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A brand new, domain registration startup headed by a set of ex- Demand Media executives, has just raised an astounding $100M for its efforts. He continued to serve at Demand Media until 2009. oversee media demand demandmedia enom registration icann registrar domain domainer capital venture donutsDonuts Inc. Donuts Inc.

Social Media to Build Reputation and Reach Prospects – More Ideas

SoCal CTO

Based on a question I posted in LinkedIn, Serena Ehrlich posted How to Use Social Media to Find Prospects. and provides the following list of suggestions for ways to use social media to build a reputation and to reach prospects. Or Sell a House. They still will need ways to get this out to an audience. Thanks for the thoughts Serena.

TechZulu's Best Of 2009

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The Best of 2009: Interviews: Interview with Microsoft's First Blogger: Don Box. Effect of Social Media on the Film Industry at SMCLA.

Demand Media Buys Demand.com

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the well funded Internet content startup headed by Richard Rosenblatt, the former chairman of MySpace, has acquired the domain name Demand.com. Demand Media acquired the domain name from Phoenix-based inter123, a firm owned by Jeffrey Peterson, former founder of Quepasa.com. READ MORE>>.

RANT: Social media/marketing or is it just Sales 101-the online version?

Eric Greenspan

I’ve been learning a ton about social media lately, but I have to say, I never feel like I’m actually getting anywhere with it all.

People Media Acquired By Match.com

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Los Angeles-based People Media , which operates an online network of vertically focused dating sites, has been acquired by IAC's Match.com. People Media was owned by American Capital Ltd. Match.com said that People Media had $11.6M in EBITDA in 2008, and has over 225,000 paying subscribers.

Interview with Nick Desai, Global Fitness Media

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Nick Desai: Jack Steinfeld--which everyone knows as Body by Jake--is the founder of Global Fitness Media. Thanks for talking with us. Thanks!

Video Games Industry 2009: New Opportunities

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Thursday, February 26, 2009 -- "Video Games Industry 2009: New Opportunities" TCOSC. This Panel of gaming media, operational and development experts will share their views on the industry's evolution. The Event will explore the convergence of games and media, and offer views on growth directions. See [link] (more

2009 Coming To A Close, 2010 Just Around The Corner!

Tech Zulu Event

provides a strategically significant opportunity to make media and business run better. We already have a jammed packed schedule for 2010. 

TED Talks by Clay Shirky: How social media can make history

Daradiction

The end of top-down control of news is changing the nature of politics.

The Social Media Monster; It’s right under YOUR bed.

Eric Greenspan

Which social media portal is the best means in which to promote your wares? Tags: Eric Greenspan 140conf facebook social media Twitter Twitter? Facebook? Linkedin? Where does it all end? How many are enough? Which one is here to stay and gone tommorow? The answer to these questions lies within the questions themselves. NEVER. MAYBE.

Demand Media's Cure For The Daily Grind: Puppies

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Tags: content application wireless mobile apple iphone puppy media demand

Global Fitness Media Names CTO

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Los Angeles-based Global Fitness Media , which is developing a number of fitness-related online web sites, has hired on a new Chief Technical Officer, according to the firm's search agency, NeoHire. Tags: fitness content global goodfoodnearyou internet executive media READ MORE>>.

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