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This Startup Hacked LinkedIn To Recruit Customers & Reduce Churn

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However, savvy startups can leverage LinkedIn to create a customer acquisition and a churn reduction tool. Follow The People.

7 Tools of Entrepreneurial Awesomeness

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You can watch the 11-minute excerpt from Seth’s talk below, in which expounds upon the Seven Tools Of Awesomeness. Be An Active Listener.

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Your Customer Success Team Is Focusing On The Wrong Definition Of Success

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In other words, are we measure whether or not we are truly making our customers more successful.”. The Most Important Metric. Share and Enjoy.

Marketing Crushes Customer Experience through Data. DUN dun dun!

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Apparently, the key to growth is the relationships that you may have with customers and suppliers. ” Is it really that disruptive though?

Coull Entrepreneurs Get More Customers

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Skimlinks is an affiliate marketing tool that allows website publishers to readily monetize their online content. Skimlinks For The Video Age.

Customer Support Training | What is excellent customer service?

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Excellent customer service isn’t just something that happens from company to consumer. Customer service starts within a company.

Are you an old school customer marketer?

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Both of these time–honored methods of reaching our customers have worked for as long as there was print and radio–TV to get the message out.

PromoJam Debuts New Self Service Social Promotions Tool

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If you are a millenial entering the workforce, what would you be most comfortable with -- a tool designed to work and look like a social network, or a tool built around an old fashioned corporate enterprise software UI? PromoJam debuted its brand new, self-service version of its social promotions tool today, PromoJam 2.0,

GameSalad Improves Support Tools

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Los Angeles-based and Austin-based GameSalad , which develops software to easily create iPhone and other iOS platform games, announced earlier this week that it has improved its overall communications and support tools for its users. GameSalad also has improved its contact forms and customer support and bug handling. READ MORE>>.

The Impact Matrix: Prioritize Your 2013 Initiatives Using This Startup Ninja Tool

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This article previously appeared in  Forbes. It is that time of year again - annual planning season. The Impact Matrix. Implementing The Impact Matrix.

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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. READ MORE>>.

Corent Boosts Funding For SaaS Tools

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The firm is targeting enterprise customers with its offering, and has a major deal with IBM to help customers move their software into the cloud.

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RealPractice Adds Website, Lead Management Tools

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Santa Ana-based RealPractice , the developer of technology and marketing services for law firms that is headed by Carey Ransom, said this week that it has launched new website building and lead management tools for its customers. RealPractice's new version was launched in beta in November. READ MORE>>.

The Customer May Not Always Be Right, But You Had Better Listen Just The Same

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These two ads showed how disconnected from their customers these once industry leaders have become. So, how do you talk to customers?

AnyMeeting Targets Business Customers With New iPhone App

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Orange County-based web and video conferencing tools developer AnyMeeting said Wednesday that it has launched a new, iPhone application, which is targeted at business users. According to AnyMeeting, the new iPhone app follows similar apps the company recently released for the iPad and Android. The new iPhone app is free. READ MORE>>.

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.

Signal Sciences Raises $9.7M, Launches DevOps Security Tools

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Venice, California-based Signal Sciences , a developer of security tools aimed at the DevOps market, said this morning that it has raised $9.7M in a Series A round, and launched its products. The company said its Series A was raised in 2015, and came from Index Ventures. Signal Sciences is led by CEO Andrew Peterson. READ MORE>>.

Nimble Updates Social CRM Tool

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Nimble , the customer relationship management software developer headed by Jon Ferrara, has updated its online, social CRM tool today, saying that it has added new features such as ways to filter and cut through the noise of online social activity, plus new task management tools to link tasks with contacts and deals.

MindTouch Picks Up $12M For Customer Self Service Software

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San Diego-based MindTouch , a developer of software-as-a-service tools to help companies create self-service, customer support sites, has raised $12M in a Series A funding. MindTouch's software provides customer support search tools, product information, and more to end users. READ MORE>>.

Fliptu Becomes Ampsy, Signs Up Darius Rucker As A Customer

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Los Angeles-based social aggregation tool developer Fliptu said today that it has rebranded the company as Ampsy , and also integrated its software with Hootsuite. The reasoning behind the rebranding was not given. READ MORE>>. fliptu ampsy darius rucker software social marketing influencer southernstyletour

Nirvanix Rolls Cloud Storage Migration Tools

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Nirvanix has been focusing its business on enterprise customers, providing them with cloud storage services. READ MORE>>.

Is Your Organization Ready to Become an Ecosystem Driver?

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Companies must learn to become ecosystem drivers – even if only for a subset of their customers – in order to survive.

Connectifier Swizzles Service After LinkedIn Acquisition

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Costa Mesa-based Connectifier , the recruiting tools developer led by John Jersin, said Monday that it will be making some significant changes to its tool, after its acquisition by LinkedIn in February. connectifier linkedin recruiting software toolREAD MORE>>.

Small Business Tools that Help Grow your Business

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The post Small Business Tools that Help Grow your Business appeared first on TechZulu. Ever looked at a grocery store receipt and saw a coupon?

CitizenHawk Launches Tool To Find Logo, Image Violations

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Aliso Viejo-based CitizenHawk , the venture backed developer of online brand protection services, said today that it has launched a tool to help companies find infringement of a company's logos and other trademarked images. The company said its tool even is able to detect a company's logo within a photograph or video. READ MORE>>.

Central Desktop Claims Growth In Staff, Customers

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Los Angeles-based CEntral Desktop , the developer of online project and collaboration software which is headed by Isaac Garcia, claimed yesterday that it has seen growth in both its employees and customers last year. The company said it grew its staff by 43 percent in 2011, and increased its enterprise customer base by 41 percent.

TigerText Adds Speech Recognition To Secure Messaging Tools

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TigerConnect is TigerText's developer platform, which lets customers create their own, HIPAA-compliance messaging tools. Santa Monica-based secure messaging app developer TigerText has rolled out new speech recognition capabilities to its healthcare communications platform, TigerConnect, the company said on Wednesday. READ MORE>>.

Websense Wins Credit Union Customer

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San Diego-based Websense , the developer of web security tools, reports today that it has been selected by Addison Avenue Federal Credit Union, to safeguard data for the credit union's 38 branches. websense credit union security software tools financial banking bankFinancial details of the win were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

Punchcard | Rewarding Loyal and Providing Incentives

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How do you guarantee a simply favorable review versus a regularly returning loyal customer? Value for all parties.

How To Make Freemium Customers Generate Revenue For Your Startup

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In the spirit of the “land grab” mentality of the day, we emphasized usage of our screen sharing technology with no thought applied to how we would convert such users into paying customers. In fact, the lessons we learned allowed us to effectively convert the majority of our 50,000 free GoToMyPC Beta users into paying customers.

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A Chat with Chris Tragos of Jetpack

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The HTML5 platform that we use is also available as a self service tool to customers. They wanted something custom, to close the deal.

Top 5 Apps For those Facing disabilities

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It allows family members or professional assistants to gain access to learning tools. Sign Smith ASL Essential. Commandr / Teclas Access.

Speakr Finds $2.9M For Social Marketing

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The company says it has run more than 1,000 social influence campaigns for such customers as Microsoft, Kia, Corona, and Samsung, as well as many movie studios. speakr venture capital social marketing influencer tools brands The company--which was formerly called twtMob--said the funding will go to extend its offerings. READ MORE>>.

Social Media, the Customer Service Spectator, or Superstar?

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Social media can help bridge a long standing gap between customers and the companies they trust with their hard earned cash. Thank you.

CampaignEQ Launches Affiliate Tracking Tool

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Santa Monica-based CampaignEQ , the developer of marketing tracking tools, said today that it has launched a new product for affiliate and customer referral tracking for e-commerce providers Shopify, Magento, Big Commerce, and Business Catalyst. CampaignEQ said it tool starts at $19 a month. READ MORE>>.

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ProProfs | An Online Tool for All

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There are vast amount of options available when creating a tool online at ProProfs, yet it doesn’t make things complicated for anybody to use. 

How to Create And Use Snapchat’s New Custom Geofilters

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Less than a month ago, Snapchat opened custom on-demand geofilters to everyone. Upload your filter in the self-serve tool. PRICING.

Interview with Jimmy Hendricks, Deal Current

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But, with the economy turning south in 2008, lots of those customers went out of business. What is Deal Current? So we completely refocused.

ReachLocal Expands Reporting Tools

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Woodland Hills-based online marketing services and software developer ReachLocal , which offers up its services to local businesses, said today that it has added a number of analytics and reporting tools to its platform. The company said the new tools will give customers information on ROI of their various online marketing efforts.