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PublishThis Enhances Content Curation Tool

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PublishThis , the Los Angeles startup headed by Matt Kumin, has enhanced the firm's online, content marketing and curation management tool. The firm said the latest version of its platform is aimed at brands, retailers, media companies, and trade associations, to help them scale their content efforts across digital channels.

The End of the Web? Don’t Bet on It. Here’s Why

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In it he asserts that the web is dying and in its ashes will see the rise of the “App Internet.” Enter the World Wide Web (WWW).

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Attract A MILLION New Customers Overnight with YouTube Marketing – Literally

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YouTube was not a hobby; it meant sales, it meant building customer relationships, it meant managing product inquires. YESTERDAY. Relatability.

Here are 10 Tips from BuzzFeed to Make Your Content Go Viral

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But of course we also focused on making content go viral. If you want something to be shared virally on the web it has to be short.&#. 2.

5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras

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The pride and effort they have placed in building up their business should be reflected through their web presence. They are as follows: 1.

Curating The Web Using PublishThis, with Matt Kumin

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The firm has created a tool which uses software and semantic search to help in the whole process of curating content. We're in beta now. Thanks!

The 7 “Free” Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

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The 7 Ways to Get (unpaid) Traffic on the Web. “If You Build It…They Will Come”, may work for historical baseball ghosts, but it’s not a strategy you can rely on when starting an internet company.Driving traffic to your website is a formula that can be reverse engineered. Refreshing Content. 6.) On the web, Content is King.

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4 Essential Webpage Elements for Getting Site Visitors to Convert

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Much effort and study has been expended to determine how a web site can better convert its visitors to paying customers. Site Speed  .

5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras

From the Venture Trenches

The pride and effort they have placed in building up their business should be reflected through their web presence. More than a calling card a businesses website is how customers will discover, assess and interact with you and how you in turn, can engage your customers. They are as follows: 1. Avidya – Ignorance.

CreatorUp Links You With Top Filmakers & YouTube Creators To Make Awesome Web Series

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And our network of filmmaker and entertainment industry colleagues allow us to recruit top teachers who are leaders in the web world.

Gary Hayslip on the City of San Diego as Cybersecurity Test Bed

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At the end of the year, if we decide to keep them, we negotiate a new contract and become a paying customer.”. Gary Hayslip.

How This Startup Turned An April Fools Joke Into Customers

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Last week, Divshot turned a simple April Fool''s Day joke into a marketing coup, generating nearly 6,000 Tweets and over a thousand Beta customers.

How This Startup Turned An April Fools Joke Into Customers

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Last week, Divshot turned a simple April Fool''s Day joke into a marketing coup, generating nearly 6,000 Tweets and over a thousand Beta customers.

Can Blip.TV Change The Indie Production Market On The Web?

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Netflix, Hulu, and even YouTube and other content streaming sites have all but obliterated the independent DVD rental business of yesterday.

At “The Vine,” Developer Builds a Vertical Campus for Tech Startups

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EDC) Software South of Market (SoMa) Startup Communities startups Tech The Irvine Company Webmillion square feet of office space. John “J.T.”

UX Workshops by Celebrated Author & Usability Expert, Eric Reiss

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He is the author of various best selling books including Practical Information Architecture, Web Dogma ’06 and Usable Usability. budgets.

Why The Growth Of The Internet Is Driving EdgeCast's Revenues

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We have 35 POPs all over the world, in every major market, and we have more than 6,000 customers today. We've grown really fast. company.

Catching Up With Joanne Bradford, Demand Media

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Our whole goal is to create content for real life. They couldn't find enough people to write the content they needed, at the quality they need.

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Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Winter Presenting Companies at Caltech

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Mobile Web America, Inc. We utilize the content of your existing website and create a mobile version on-the-fly. Logos, themes, branding, content, videos, maps and more are automatically transposed to the mobile version with no programming knowledge required. Custom ad deals and partnerships. The time has finally arrived!

NetDNA Connects CDN To Web Apps, Services

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Los Angeles-based content delivery network (CDN) provider NetDNA is making it easier for web application developers to use its CDN services, saying Monday that it has launched a new service to embed web acceleration capabilities into their web services and applications. READ MORE>>.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

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I went to an event by Amazon on their Amazon Web Services in Santa Monica today. It wasn't until a couple of the customers who used it explained what's really required. Other storage of media: GreenLightJobs - store media / portfolio elements, LoanToolBox - content elements/videos.

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FastSoft Aims At Web Retailers

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Pasadena-based FastSoft , the Caltech spinout which develops web acceleration software, said today that it has released a version of its products aimed at Internet retailers and web properties. Tags: fastsoft retailer content delivery tcpip The firm said its software speeds up page downloads by 30% to 500%. READ MORE>>.

EdgeCast Scores Customers

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Los Angeles-based content delivery network provider EdgeCast said yesterday that it now has more than 300 customers, saying that it has signed Twistage, a provider of video publishing services; Parallels, maker of virtualization software; PureVideo, an online video content firm; as well as many others during the year.

EdgeCast Targets Web Applications With New Service

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Santa Monica-based EdgeCast Networks , the content deliver network (CDN) provider, said today that it is targeting the performance of web applications with a new delivery service. The firm said its has announced a beta of a new, Application Delivery Network, which will help speed up availability of web applications. READ MORE>>.

User Interface Beyond the Web Site

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SEO for Startups and Negative Customer Acquisition Costs ) and, of course, the product itself. Normally the product is defined as a web site. Most founders are fairly passionate about the features and functions of the web site, iPhone application, Facebook application, or whatever web application represents the product.

How Epoxy Is Helping Content Creators Make Their Video More Social

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Are you a content creator for the web? Los Angeles-based Epoxy (www.epoxy.tv) launched yesterday to help content creators do just that.

The Most Misunderstood Facts About Building a Business on YouTube

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40% of all of YouTube is viewed on mobile devices and of high-quality content I believe it is between 60-70% based on my insider data.

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Panache Signs Canadian Customer

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Panache said that TVO will integrate its platform and services into its online content, which is available on sites such as TVO.org, TVOParents.com, and TVOKids.com. Panache said its technology will be used for interactive content enhancement, withing TVO's web games and video. READ MORE>>.

How Laudville Is Bringing Your Entertainment Life Together

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We''ve made it so people can customize us to only turn on movies and TV, and don''t have to see anything with music and books, for example.

Sony Online Entertainment: 24.6 Million Accounts Stolen

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sony online entertainment shutdown hacking intrusion content videogamemillion SOE accounts may have been stolen. READ MORE>>.

Coincident.TV Is “CREATE”-ing Second Screen Transmedia Producers Out Of Everyone [Beta Invites]

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Content/television programming/video is moving away from being a sit-on-the-couch-watching-your-TV experience. Cool, right? WOW, right?

What Jonah @Peretti, CEO of BuzzFeed, Sees in the Future of Digital Media

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Jonah was working on his masters thesis and he asked Nike to produce a customized shoe with the word “Sweatshop” on it. BuzzFeed. But I digress.

Learning The Ropes Of Internet Video With Michael Tringe and CreatorUp

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You've got a great idea for a web video series, but how do you learn about how to make that happen, to get distribution, and monetize that video?

Tapping The Creativity Of The Crowd With Tongal

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James DeJulio: We''re a social content development platform. Explain how Tongal works? There are three phases. Brands are really excited.

NetDNA Wins TheNextWeb.com

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Los Angeles-based content delivery network provider NetDNA reports this morning that it has scored a customer win with news website The Next Web. NetDNA said that TheNextWeb has selected its MaxCDN subsidiary to provide content deliver network (CDN) services to handle its more than six million monthly visitors.

EdgeCast Application Delivery Network Enters GA

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Santa Monica-based EdgeCast Networks , the operator of a content delivery network (CDN), said today that it has entered into general availability of its new Application Delivery Network service. The new service is focused on serving up web applications and dynamic customers for its customers. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Sara Bordo, NowLive

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founded NowLive a year ago, dedicated to producing and streaming live, professional events for the web and mobile, and anchored interactive.

Howard Lindzon Backs Embedly

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Howard Lindzon , the CEO of San Diego-based StockTwits , has made another angel investment, this time in Embed.ly , a developer of tools that make it easier for web sites to embed content from other web sites. said that StockTwits is one of the firm's customers. Embed.ly Embed.ly embed.ly

Funny or Die Partners With Klout

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The two said that they will work together with brand advertisers to produce custom campaigns targeted at influential social web participants. funnyordie funny online comedy video content hollywood social media measurement klout advertising brandREAD MORE>>.