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23 Million Views – Startup Content Goes Mainstream

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As an early executive at MySQL, he helped build the company into the world's most used open source database. Your friends see you as you are.

StartupRoar - Great Content for Startups

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The home page always shows the latest and greatest content coming out. All content is shown as a snippet and links directly back to the source.

Content, Commerce, and Cosmetics: A Look At IPSY's Subscription Business

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The company operates the Ipsy Open Studios based in Los Angeles, which specifically caters to content creators in the beauty area. What is IPSY?

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. Or creating quizzes or games with your content. Can we do 10 variants?

How ContractSafe Wants To Help You Get Your Legal Docs In Order, With Ken Button

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To address that disaster, Ken Button and Randy Bishop�two veterans of the startup industry�created ContractSafe (www.contractsafe.com), a new online service aimed at helping companies to tame that mess and manage and store their contracts in the cloud. What is ContractSafe? Typically, these documents are a mess. It's not what people need.

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When Intent And Content Align, Online Ads Suck A Whole Lot Less

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This automated coupling of intent and content results in uber-relevancy and ultimately enhances marketers’ ROI. and Overture Services.

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PickDeck – Content Based on YOUR Interests

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They’ll discover content for me…AND make sure it’s not spam. Content was a flowing based of my Twitter stream.

Fan Appz Launches Personal Marketing Platform To Help Brands Convert Fans Into Loyal Customers

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That’s how social can help build customer lifetime value.”. Companies want to see their social media investment drive sales.”

Likeabilitee Helps Identify Users' Most Popular Facebook Posts

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Sylvester's firm, introNetworks, is known for its easy to use, visual tools for helping companies and others match up people with similar interests.

Filmzu: Find, Connect and Create New Content | Co-Founders Interview Nick Ghirardelli and Rupert Ralston

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There are new filmmakers who are trying to get into the entertainment business, but the market has been over saturated with content

How Focus@Will Uses Music To Help You Concentrate Better

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Can music help you concentrate (on school, work, or other tasks) better? It's quite simple really, it helps you concentrate better on tasks.

Demand Media Expands Content Offerings

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media said today that it is expanding its offerings in the content area, with an expansion of its Content Solution offerings. According to Demand Media, the expansion includes new content formats and enhanced "publishing and distribution strategies." READ MORE>>.

Likeabilitee Helps Identify Users's Most Popular Facebook Posts

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Sylvester's firm, introNetworks, is known for its easy to use, visual tools for helping companies and others match up people with similar interests.

Why Twitter Analytics Is The Holy Grail For Every Content Marketer

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Will it be able to help brands market themselves better in social media? Photo courtesy of Search Engine Journal via Pinterest.

Pivotshare Raises $1M For Content Monetization

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Irvine-based Pivotshare , a new startup offering up a service to help content creators publish and monetize their video or audio via subscription or pay-per-view, said today that it has raised $1M in a Series A funding. pivotshare content video monetization hosting audioThe company was founded by Adam Mosam. READ MORE>>.

Enrou: Combining Causes and Commerce To Help Improve The World

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Ann Wang: Enrou is an online, content driven marketplace for products in developing communities around the world. What is Enrou? Thanks!

Manalto Gets $1M For Social Media Content Management

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Santa Monica-based Manalto has raised $1M in a seed funding round, for the company''s social media content management software. The company said it is developing "social ERP software" aimed at large enterprises and franchises, helping companies to manage their marketing on Facebook. The company is led by Anthony Owen. READ MORE>>.

Why Sidevision Is Tying Content, E-Commerce Together, with Justin Wu

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Justin Wu: Sidevision is a video e-commerce platform which allows brands and content providers to better monetize their videos with interactive apps.

Edmunds.com Bolsters Content With Technology Guide

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Santa Monica-based Edmunds.com , the online car information site, said this morning that it has bolstered the content on its site, by launching a new online guide to shopping for in-car technology. READ MORE>>. edmunds technology guide infotainment electronics bluetooth

ScaleLab Grows Video Content Network

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Los Angeles-based ScaleLab , a multi-channel network which helps Youtube creators with growing their audiences, says it has topped more than 2 billion monthly views, and now has 90,000 online video influencers in its network. scalelab multi channel network youtube content internationalScaleLab is led by David Brenner. READ MORE>>.

Content is King: How to Create and Curate Content That Makes an Impact

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016 -- Content is King: How to Create and Curate Content That Makes an Impact. Better content is the key to positioning yourself or your business as an industry leader. Join owner of Pulse Infomatics and Author, Matt Moran, to learn the do’s and don’ts of content marketing. See [link] (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.

MaxCDN Acquired By StackPath

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Los Angeles-based content delivery network operator MaxCDN has been acquired by security-as-a-service startup StackPath , StackPath revealed today as part of a big launch. MaxCDN, led by Chris Ueland, said on Sunday that the company will help StackPath work on its secure, content delivery platform. READ MORE>>.

Startups To Help You Survive College

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So, ok, while this may not be totally suitable for college students, it might help you get to college in the first place. But NO MORE. NetTalk.

FameBit Launches Original Content Effort

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Los Angeles-based FameBit , which helps brands connect with YouTube influencers, has launched a new effort to create original content and shows. famebit youtuber youtube influencer brand talkshow talk show original content hollywoodFameBit said the show is the "first of many" original digital shows it will be releasing.

FilmTrack Backs Content ID Effort

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Los Angeles-based content and rights management software developer FilmTrack said late Tuesday that it is backing a new metadata standard for the media and entertainment industry. FilmTrack said it has linked with EIDR, an organization developing a new content identifier system for the movie and television industry. READ MORE>>.

#Mixcord is a discovery platform designed to help you uncover apps content creators are using. #MuckerCon [Flickr]

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How Jukin Media Is Turning Viral Video Into A Real Business

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We then acquire those videos directly from content owners. We then help push those videos through social media channels, and help them go viral.

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Content ID | Independent Music Rights

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Smaller and independent musicians, labels, and publishers would have to look elsewhere to monetize their content from YouTube. 

ZEFR Launches New Product

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ZEFR said its new BrandID Suite is aimed at brands, to help them better understand and harness the power of YouTube. READ MORE>>.

Jukin Media Adds To Executive Team

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jukin media viral video youtube content hollywood videos executive frequency cnet Tran has been at Viacom and Fourth Wall Studios. READ MORE>>.

Dubset Gets Strategic Investment From Rhapsody

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Dubset Media Holdings , a developer of technology used to help DJs monetize their music, and helps identify music for music rights holders--which has offices in Beverly Hills--has scored a strategic round of funding from Rhapsody International. Size of the funding was not announced. READ MORE>>.

Movieiplot Raises $16M In Series B Funding

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Moviepilot , the movie and entertainment website led by Tobi Bauckhage, has raised $16M to help the company expand into gaming content and social video. Moviepilot's entertainment site is aimed at millennials, and offers up movie-related content. moviepilot venture capital hollywood movie content expansion webedia

GoPro, USC Film School In Major Content Partnership

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Action camera maker GoPro said late Thursday that it has partnered with the University of Southern California , and the USC School of Cinematic Arts, to bolster its content efforts--and maybe help the company recruit talented students to work for the company. READ MORE>>.

Verizon Digital Media Acquires Volicon

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Los Angeles-based content delivery network provider Verizon Digital Media Services --which is better known to locals as the former operations of EdgeCast--said it has agreed to acquire Volicon , a provider of video capture, archival, compliance monitoring and clip creation workflow for broadcasters. READ MORE>>.

ReachLocal Acquired By Gannett For $156M

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ReachLocal helps small and medium sized businesses place and buy online advertising. reachlocal online local advertising gannett merger acquisition publishing publisher contentReachLocal said Gannett would pay $4.60 per share in cash for the company. READ MORE>>.

EdgeCast Gets $54M For Content Delivery Efforts

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Santa Monica-based content delivery network EdgeCast has just filled up its warchest, announcing Thursday that it has raised $54M in a big funding round. edgecast venture capital content delivery network internet traffic EdgeCast said the Series D growth investment will go towards developing and launching new services. READ MORE>>.

Tongal Links With The United Talent Agency

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Los Angeles-based Tongal , the online crowdsourcing site which helps brands and studios create content by tapping into a pool of creators, said Tuesday that it will be represented by the United Talent Agency (UTA). tongal united talent agency hollywood creative contentREAD MORE>>.

Baboo Sets Sights On Digital Marketing

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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.