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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  .

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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.

Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies

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used in a very wide range of both web and mobile services, from Foursquare, to Yelp, to LivingSocial. 2. customers based on that data. 7.

Hiring Developers Before Product/Market Fit?

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Hiring seems to be the preferred use of seed funds (by investors and founders), whereas I'd prefer a focus on customer acquisition. Far from it.

How to Find and Hire a Developer

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At Silicon Beach Fest Hollywood 2012 Kevin Winston organized a panel called “How to Find and Hire a Developer”. Ask for is code samples.

Hacking Hacker News – How Wily Startups Leverage Social News Sites

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The best way to 'game the system' is simply to develop a genuinely interesting and useful product, or blog post, open source library, etc.,

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How Sendgrid Makes Sure Those App Emails Go Through, With Jim Franklin

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If you're an application developer, sending emails through your application can be a chore. All they had ever done was build web applications.

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Design for the Novice, Configure for the Pro

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Fast forward a decade and now I had a startup filled with smart web developers.  I was 31 and they were in their 20′s. Film them.

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>>.

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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.

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The Disappearing Face Of Mainstream Retailing Setting

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While in 1996, Hotmail launched e-mail on the web, and it opened the world of online communications. Relieved? Photo by tragrpx via Pixabay.

TZ Startup Hot Seat | Vincent Borel Co-Founder of Webdoc

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Think YouTube but for creating and virally sharing rich web creations and going beyond broadcast. Think Minority Report meets the web.

Startup Weekend LA | An Insiders Story of a Startup on Steroids

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The team needed would consist of at least 1 non-technical business person (me) and 2 or more technical people—designer and developer. Ninjas!

A Day in the Life of a Product Manager

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The term a gile development  is defined, and the panel agreed unanimously that maintaining this mindset is necessary. Move the needle: data.

Stickam.com Rolls Out API

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Los Angeles-based Stickam.com, an online web site focused on webcam and live video streaming, said this morning that it has released a new application programming interface (API). According to the site, the new API allows web developers to integrate live video streaming onto their sites. Pricing for the service was not released.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: The Kool-Aid Test: “Why do I need anything? Why do I need yours? Why do I need it now?"

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Under Process, Over Deliver So, you need to develop a product? Put yourself in the shoes of your customers or users. Part II: Solving a.

Software Development Companies in Southern California

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This is a private group of CTOs who are responsible for software development within their companies. They are generally the senior most person responsible for custom software development, database design, database administration, web development, etc. Yes, there are some events around particular technologies.

Map of VC Investments

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Technology Advisor Technology Roles in Startups Pricing Customer Acquisition Sunk Costs and More -. and Ph.D. in Computer Science.

Realistic Entrprenuers Guide to Venture Capital

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Technology Advisor Technology Roles in Startups Pricing Customer Acquisition Sunk Costs and More -. ► January (5) Los Angeles Web Developer Startup CTO or Developer When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Goo. He has twenty years’ experience as a CTO. and Ph.D. in Computer Science.

F2F Still Matters

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Technology Advisor Technology Roles in Startups Pricing Customer Acquisition Sunk Costs and More -. Find avenues to network with these folks.

Open Source Business Model

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There are quite a few other Software Development Companies in Southern California working on open source and/or freemium business models. Common revenue streams are consulting, training, support, customization, upgraded versions for corporate applications, etc. understand his frustration. He has twenty years’ experience as a CTO.

Time Rich, Time Poor and Apple

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In it he separates web consumers into: Time Rich (more time than money) and Time Poor (more money than time). Technology Advisor Technology Roles in Startups Pricing Customer Acquisition Sunk Costs and More -. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta.

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Kevin Federline Search Engine

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Posted byTony Karrer at 5:02 PM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning. actually think this is a pretty innovative model.

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8 Ways the Internet has Changed Software Marketing

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March 14, 2007 10:47 AM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning. Good stuff. Posted byTony Karrer at 6:58 AM 1 comments: Jon Miller said.

MyShape Article - Analyst Misses the Point

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Posted byTony Karrer at 2:57 PM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning. really think MyShape has a great concept. and Ph.D.

Entreprenuer Network

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Posted byTony Karrer at 12:50 PM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning. Thats right on the money. No small task Ben.

Google Maps Mobile

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Posted byTony Karrer at 7:01 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning. Its works great. And there was a big surprise.

Stanford Podcasts - eHarmony - Greg Waldorf

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couple of things I should add - Greg didnt mention the technical challenges they had (scalable complex matching algorithm) and the issues they had with an initial developer. Technology Advisor Technology Roles in Startups Pricing Customer Acquisition Sunk Costs and More -. Still it was gratifying to hear the numbers. and Ph.D.

Challenge of Predicting Winners

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Posted byTony Karrer at 8:14 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning. The poor guy. What a bad $200M decision. and Ph.D.

Interesting Model for University President

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Posted byTony Karrer at 8:30 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning. He has twenty years’ experience as a CTO.

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Events and Networking in Los Angeles

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Posted byTony Karrer at 5:03 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning. They are smart and like to talk about whats going on.

Innovation and Geography

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Innovation and Geography I ran across a post in Read/Write Web - Does Location Matter in Web Innovation? Technology Advisor Technology Roles in Startups Pricing Customer Acquisition Sunk Costs and More -. eHarmongy) as an acting CTO. and Ph.D.

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About this Blog

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Posted byTony Karrer at 6:56 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning. Thanks Ben. He has twenty years’ experience as a CTO.

A Different Kind of Incubator - The Hive

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Posted byTony Karrer at 7:05 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning. This is something Ive always wondered about. and Ph.D.

Where LinkedIn Works for Me

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When I was looking for speakers for an event last fall on Web 2.0 , LinkedIn was a great way to reach out. Technology Advisor Technology Roles in Startups Pricing Customer Acquisition Sunk Costs and More -. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta.

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Finding Good Developers in Los Angeles?

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 Finding Good Developers in Los Angeles? About 18 months ago, the entire group began to mention that they were having more difficulty finding good developers. Technology Advisor Technology Roles in Startups Pricing Customer Acquisition Sunk Costs and More -.

Stacksocial | Bringing Forth the Next Logical Step in Purchasing Software

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Their Bundle categories consist of Music apps, Mac Productivity, Web Design and more.

JS Saturday | Javascript Beginner to Advanced in One Day!

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Have you ever found yourself in a conversation with developers and found yourself lost or even overwhelmed with new information? Register  here.

Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles – Cliff Allen

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We’re pleased with its growth but, as with any Web-based business, we’re looking for additional organizations we can help. in 1998. Hey, radio.