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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.

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.

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.&#.

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. They are as follows: 1.

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

Jason Nazar

The 7 Ways to Get (unpaid) Traffic on the Web. “If There are 7 Ways to Get Traffic on the Web, in no weighted order they are: 1.) Refreshing Content. Each individual piece of content should have its own distinct URL(title tag), and a unique title (H1 tag) for the page that search engines can read and index. Social Media.

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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 .

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.

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.

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

InfoChachkie

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.

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

Xconomy

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

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!

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

Xconomy

We’ve changed the way we view our customers, from landlord-tenant to more of a partnership.” million 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.

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. We write and create our own content for the game. Join Us.

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.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

SoCal CTO

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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Catching Up With Joanne Bradford, Demand Media

socalTECH

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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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>>.

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.

The Most Misunderstood Facts About Building a Business on YouTube

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A new generation of content producer and video style has emerged that is distinctly different from what you see in TV. That is YouTube today.

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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.

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EdgeCast Targets Web Applications With New Service

socalTECH

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>>.

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.

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>>.

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

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A technology that will surely revolutionize how viewers interact with content and television in the very near future. Cool, right? WOW, right?

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.

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.

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>>.

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

socalTECH

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

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What are the Technical Performance Requirements for your Startup?

SoCal CTO

Luckily, some of the folks at TechEmpower just posted Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application. Requests. Compute. Response.

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NetDNA Wins TheNextWeb.com

socalTECH

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.

32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

SoCal CTO

Think of these as the big upfront questions: Who are the customers? What special data, content, APIs, etc. Content access controls?

EdgeCast Application Delivery Network Enters GA

socalTECH

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>>.

Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Startup Marketing Ideas - Eric David Greenspan

SoCal CTO

I frequently work on networking through the social web and building new relationships that will foster knowledge gathering or business growth. A day might include a discussion with a finance partner, an investor, a customer or a fusion partner. We need to spend some time discussing what you do with the social web. Great stuff!