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Demand Media Launches Long Form Article Effort


The firm said it is looking to engage feature writers to write long articles--"north of 850 words"--for its sites. Demand Media said the new articles will look like "traditional" feature-length articles, including original reporting, exclusive quotes, and side-bars. READ MORE>>.

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Insights: Gaining and Maintaining High-Value Customers in Today's Marketplace


ecommerce marketplace article contributed monoprice opinions insights luthi bernardMore.). READ MORE>>.

As U.S. Looks to Launch Precision Health Study, Google’s Role Emerges


Google’s parent company Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG ) and its wholly owned biotech R&D group, Verily Life Sciences, are helping build a secure center where health records, genomic data, and other personal information from hundreds of thousands of people can be collected, analyzed, and shared with health researchers. The U.S.

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YouTubers Come Of Age – Google Scores A Solid Return On Its Video Development Fund


This article originally appeared on TechCrunch  HERE. My son recently tried to call one of our older relatives. He is not alone. Top YouTubers.

Google To Ramp Hiring In Southern California, Too


Google said last week that it is planning to hire more than 30,000 employees globally by the beginning of next year. READ MORE>>.

Listen to any Article on the Go | Sound Gecko

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The post Listen to any Article on the Go | Sound Gecko appeared first on TechZulu. It’s 3 simple steps.

Google Hell


just saw a Forbes article talking about Google Hell - getting placed in the secondary index. It doesn't prevent Google Hell, but it certainly reduces the chances I've worked with several businesses that were essentially based on driving traffic via search engine optimization (SEO).

Insights and Opinions: Waiting for Google


Read the rest of Frank's article, Waiting for Google. waiting google merger acquisition insights exit startup entrepreneur

Insights and Opinions: Instant Reaction to Google Instant


That said, I'm not a big fan of Google Instantyet. Read the rest of Tim's article, Instant Reaction to Google Instant. More.).

Tech Transforms the Election Experience, From VR to Voter Registration


Users can read articles from both political factions if they want to break out of their personal filter bubbles. See how it works here.).

Small Business Marketing | Get Customers versus Get Leads

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To learn how to advertise on Google to get traffic to your website or offline business read “ Advanced Google Adwords ” by Brad Geddes. 5.

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Oh Yeah, That Powerful Computer In My Pocket Is Also A Phone


A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. 140 Years Old And Still Kicking. You can follow John on Twitter: @johngreathouse.

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Viddy #Splashmob | Balls, Bikinis, Boards plus personal Snoop Dogg & Justin Bieber Vids

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The next generation will be real time mobile streaming from handheld to handheld, kinda like Google Glasses but with more viewers.”.

AOL Owned CrunchBase Pulls Plug on People+ Startup

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Check out a sample demo of their Google Glass product, due to arrive in 2014 (well, it was due to arrive then). But speculation is merely that.

Mahalo: Our Writers Making Over $20,000 A Year


Jason Calacanis, the high profile founder of Santa Monica-based search engine Mahalo , claims that it now has a number of writers who are making over $20,000 a year writing freelance articles for the site. Calacanis claims that writers of its how to articles are now making between $10 and $2000 a year, depending on traffic to those articles.

How To Make (Almost) Anything Go Viral


A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. There are two schools of thought regarding how to make anything go viral.

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7 Facts You Need to Know When Creating a Mobile App

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what you can see with out scrolling down) probably get well over 85-90% of all of the downloads (much like on Google).  Wild right?  China.

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Practice Entrepreneurship With A Purpose – Before You Start A Company


A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes. That’s why I am reading this article. Even Stephen Curry Needs To Practice.

How to Turn a FanBoy into a Hater in 5 Minutes: Lessons from the New WaPo

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With this article, plus my recent frustrations with the NYT mobile (cr)app, I thought I’d give the WaPo a try. The article was right.

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Twitter Delivers You 4x More Traffic Than You Think. Here’s Why …

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This article originally appeared on TechCrunch (this version is slightly different). Today they’re wrong. Terribly wrong. What

What to Make of Andreessen Horowitz’s Returns?

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What about those RETURNS the WSJ article spoke of? Let me offer you an insider’s take. VCs strangely never seem to weigh in on other VC funds.

Catching Up With Joanne Bradford, Demand Media


So, we're now adding the majority of articles for them, helping make them discoverable in search, and getting a handle on how that content performs.

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BLOGGER ALERT: How to Start a Blog and Make Money Blogging

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In this article you’ll discover how to start a blog that makes money. This article will focus on the second component, monetization strategy. 

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The Most Obvious Mobile Ad Unit and What the New York Times Got Wrong

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The New York Times recently ran an article titled, “ Tech Companies Leave Phone Calls Behind.” But this article missed the real trend. They cite Quara, Google, Twitter & Facebook as obvious examples. Besides, why call when you can use Google, or send a Twitter message?” Google already knows this.

Startup Lessons From Stephen King: Results Vs. Activities


A version of this article previously appeared Forbes. Leveraging his core competency, Stephen cranked out term papers for his fellow students.

10 Examples of Companies With Fantastic Cultures

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Google. It would almost seem wrong not to mention Google on a list of companies with great culture. Google has been synonymous with culture for years, and sets the tone for many of the perks and benefits startups are now known for. Entrepreneur and Marketer, VP of Marketing at When I Work – Click here for original article.

In Defense of Uber: An Unbiased Opinion

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As somebody who has to rub shoulders with big tech companies often I can tell you that there is much blood spilled in the competitive trenches of Apple, Twitter, Facebook, Google and so on. This article had much resonance with me. 4. If you interview the neighbors of Airbnb you’d get a very different article. Is Uber evil?

Entrepreneur Hack: This Remote Team Of 12 Generated $100M


A version of this article previously appeared Forbes. He then joined Picasa and was instrumental in its acquisition by Google. TaxJar.

23 Million Views – Startup Content Goes Mainstream


A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. Certainly not I when I took over the program three years ago. with over 200 locations.

An Enchanting Conversation With Guy Kawasaki


free weekly Infochachkie articles! think Google+ is a great, great mechanism for enchanting people.”. That doesn’t work.”. link].

Social Search – What Entrepreneur Needs To Know


A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes. Google is great at search, yet their G+ social network wasn’t the most successful.

Silicon Beach Popularity Drives Up Rent, Says Report


Photo of Amplify's building in Venice, courtesy of Amplify. READ MORE>>. silicon beach real estate startup property commercial

Innovation and Geography


that talked about a recent NY Times article When It Comes to Innovation, Geography Is Destiny. Reading the articles and the comments is probably worth it, but I personally think that the NY Times is overstating the advantage of being in Silicon Valley with a couple of exceptions. eHarmongy) as an acting CTO. and Ph.D.


VC Confessions: We Passed On Twilio’s Seed Round


A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes. In retrospect, our decision was both perfectly rational and completely lame. billion).

American Entrepreneurs – Be Happy You Are Not In Spain


A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. One of my top former students, Fredi Fernandez , recently sent me a compelling email.

Understanding the Underbelly of Online Marketing & Why You’ll Lose if You Don’t

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My articles never appeared on Digg so I didn’t focus on it at all. It’s worth a quick read. My argument is pretty simple. Good luck.

Remember The Phone Company? It’s Back And It’s Called Facebook


A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes. Maybe you said Apple or even Google, but I bet Facebook didn''t come to mind.

Why Most of Your Assumptions About Phone Calls are Wrong

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In fact 61% of all mobile searches where a customer contacts a business it is via a phone call (source: Google). Google knows it. TL;DR.

Coull Entrepreneurs Get More Customers


Apologies:  an incomplete draft of this article was inadvertently sent out previously via RSS. This article originally appeared on Forbes  HERE.

Survey Says: Google Analytics

Cliff Allen on Marketing

Google Analytics was, of course, the most used product (69%) because it's hard to compete with "free." Google's 69% is similar to other research I've conducted on professionally managed Web sites. So, it appears that Google Analytics has captured about two-thirds of the Web analytics market.