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GeekChicDaily Launches LA Newsletter

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Los Angeles-based GeekChicDaily , the pop culture newsletter publisher founded by Peter Y. Levin, Mandalay Entertainment Group CEO, former Sony Pictures Chairman and CEO Peter Guber and Wizard World founder Gareb Shamus, said Thursday that it is launching a new, regional edition of its newsletter focused on Los Angeles. READ MORE>>.

From Startup Newsletter To Best Selling Book: How This Entrepreneur Pulled It Off

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The company''s newsletter was initially created to share their entrepreneurial journey with their family and friends. From 35 To 500 Readers.

JasonNation Becomes The LAUNCH Newsletter

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Jason Calacanis , the CEO of Santa Monica-based Mahalo.com, told his personal email newsletter readers Friday that he has renamed the newsletter from JasonNation, to the LAUNCH Newsletter. As part of that effort, Calacanis has begun profiling startups in his newsletter, in a combined effort with a number of writers and editors.

SCribe Newsletter October 2008

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The October SCribe Newsletter has arrived.  Check out the feature articles and the upcoming event schedule. Here are quick links to the feature articles in this issue: Magnify360 Wins VentureNet Best Of Show 5 Mistakes To Avoid When Building Your Startup “Out Of The Box” PR Tactics. Rules For Email Design In

GeekChicDaily Gets New Funding

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Los Angeles-based GeekChicDaily , a newsletter publisher focused on pop culture, said today that it has scored a strategic investment round. geekchicdaily newsletter publisher content hollywood culture venture capital funding revolutionThe investments also included Clear Channel's Robert Pittman and Andrew Russell. READ MORE>>.

From Startup Newsletter To Best Selling Book: How This Entrepreneur Pulled It Off

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The company''s newsletter was initially created to share their entrepreneurial journey with their family and friends. From 35 To 500 Readers.

Interview with Jamie Siminoff, Unsubscribe.com

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square union wilson fred startup spam email newsletter unsubscribe siminoff jamieJamie, thanks. Tell us the story behind how the firm started?

Publisher's Message: Get socalTECH By Email

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You can get our free, daily email newsletter (sent out around 6am every day) by going to: our email subscription page. socaltech email subscribe newsletterWish you could get socalTECH's news coverage on Southern California's high tech companies in your inbox every day? READ MORE>>.

Broke Girl's Guide Gets Funding

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Broke Girl's Guide runs a daily deal newsletter with offers, online promos, and sales information. Santa Monica-based Broke Girl's Guide , a startup focusing in on daily deals and information for women, has scored a small debt funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm this week. READ MORE>>.

NewsCrafted Raises $1.1M

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Los Angeles-based NewsCrafted , a company which provides elementary and middle schools with professionally designed, high quality newsletters -- including content, has raised $1.1M in an angel financing round, the second angel round for the company. The company''s investors include Broadmark Capital. NewsCrafted is led by David Koenig.

How to Know When to Sell vs. When to Market to Customers

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The things you send them should be different than the newsletters you send to existing customers, for example. Unique Selling Proposition. 

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SodaHead Signs Slurpee

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SodaHead did not disclose details of the win, but said the campaign includes a poll question, skinned homepage, email newsletter and banner ads. Sherman Oaks-based SodaHead , the online polling and questions and answer site, said today that it has launched an integrated campaign with the Slurpee brand. READ MORE>>.

Los Angeles Hosts the Oscars and the Tech.Co Startup Showcase

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Make sure to keep up with all the tech news happening in Los Angeles through our newsletter ! It’s no secret that Los Angeles is home to a bevy of celebrities. And for those L.A. startups wanting to get recognized, Tech.Co’s Startup Showcase in Los Angeles   on July 26th is the perfect opportunity. and Celebrate conference.

Aggregage Gets $1M

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El Segundo-based Aggregage , which develops software driven B2B websites and newsletters which aggregate blog and news postings for specific industries, has raised $1M in a convertible note, the company said today. The startup, which is led by Robert Flynn, said it will use the funding to launch new sites and grow its advertising sales.

StartupRoar Adds Personalized Subscriptions

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also personally like the format of the new newsletter. It always has great, fresh content from a wide variety of industry professionals.

Understanding How Dilution Affects You at a Startup

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This post originally appeared on TechCrunch. Dilution. Or as industry insiders call it, “taking a haircut.” million at a $7.5 million.

MediaPass Wins New Publisher, RightWisconsin

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According to MediaPass, RightWisconsin--which started as a free daily newsletter--will start offering exclusive political news and analysis to subscribers, with the site intending to cover roughly 85 percent of the site's content available only to those subscribers. Financial impact of the deal was not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

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Cocodot Adds Free Electronic Invites

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The site also looks to be expanding its horizons, after funding and a new CEO, saying on the site that it will be launching a new newsletter called "Celebrate Style" which will feature news and tips from "renowned tastemakers". READ MORE>>. shower wedding card evite open invitation free cocodot

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Why Venture Capital is So Much More Compelling Now

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Please don’t forget to subscribe to my newsletter to make sure you get the deck next week when I publish it! It’s not hard to find people willing to write the narrative that “venture capital is not an asset class” or “venture capital has performed terribly.” Thus is a key point. Startup Lessons

LA Dangles Stuffed Bear For Social Media Love

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Los Angeles-based top level domain extension.LA , which has been marketing a top level domain which celebrates the association with Los Angeles, said it will be giving away stuffed bears at random to users who promote the domain on social media, like its Facebook page, or subscribe to its email newsletter. READ MORE>>.

Quarterly and Science Inc.: Making Sense of Influencer Marketing and Ecommerce

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Last week, two Los Angeles area technology companies--influencer subscription service Quarterly (www.quarterly.co), and technology studio Science Inc.

Some Perspective on Twitter vs. Meerkat

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But it is just the top end of my user funnel and I need to convince audiences who visit my blog to sign up for my newsletter to have a “direct” relationship with them. That’s actually pretty fair. (In fact, you can sign up right below for my newsletter if you haven’t – just click the link please!

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Lessons For Entrepreneurs From Tech Coast Angels

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The Tech Coast Angels talk about improving your chances for long-term success in the lead article of the November SCribe Newsletter.  Check this out, along with our other feature articles and links to the upcoming event schedule. Here are quick links to the feature articles in this issue: Lessons For Entrepreneurs From Tech Coast Angels.

Spam’s Cousin | Graymail and How Hotmail Is Conquering It

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That entails that your mail is mostly filled with solicited emails, daily deal coupons, and lolcats newsletters. Then the Internet grew up.

September SCribe Is Here

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Check out the latest edition of the SCribe Newsletter.  Catch up on the latest news, see our upcoming event schedule, or visit the Websites of the sponsors that make this all possible. VentureNet tickets will sell out soon - so don’t wait to secure your seats!

Why I’ve Shifted More Attention to Facebook

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and want to subscribe to my newsletter you can click here. For me, the most sustainable are newsletter subscribers because I can deliver it right to your email box. I’ve been spending a lot more time on Facebook as a blogger than I ever did. So I thought it was worth explaining why. But fan pages kinda suck. Startup Lessons

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Dauntless Takes Flight with New Business Model for Starting Biotechs

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We are definitely interested in oncology, but there is no value in disclosing details.”. It’s a little like what Avalon is doing.

Here is The Best Data You’ll Find on the LA Tech Market

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would be super grateful if you would visit the site and sign up for a newsletter if you felt so inclined. As an active investor in the Los Angeles technology market we’re always seeking to better understand the data and trends of why our market has grown so rapidly since 2009. The report on the LA Tech Market can be found on this link.

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ThisNext Powers Facebook App For Neiman Marcus

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ThisNext said it will also be distributing weekly newsletter to app users, providing "shoe shopping inspiration" from the company's editors and Neiman Marcus staff. Los Angeles-based ThisNext and retailer Neiman Marcus said this week that ThisNext is powering a new Facebook app, ShoeDish. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

Libya Domain Startups Face Uncertain Renewal

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domain name -- letter.ly, an online newsletter service started by Drop.io The popular.ly domain name, used by such services as Los Angeles-based Twitter ad service Ad.ly , URL shortening service bit.ly , and a slew of other Web services, appear to be under threat from the war in Libya. addresses, they may be unable to do so. At least one.ly

Do Less. More.

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There’s too much PR and too many tech blogs and too many newsletters and aggregators and Twitter summarizers to even try to catch everything that’s going on and equally there’s so much noise that it becomes harder to be heard. We are experiencing a frenetic time. For investors life is no different. What is one to do?

10 Reasons To Start A Company In An Economic Downturn

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At the end of the period studied, 94.5% of the newsletters went bust.”. People are free or cheap because of the recession. Hard Knocks U.

Interview with Lars Helgeson, GreenRope

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The idea was that we wanted to create something that would make it easy to manage mailing lists and email newsletters. Thanks! READ MORE>>.

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Zite | Your Personalized Magazine

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It started as basic as signing up for a newsletter from your favorite site to customizing a profile to display particular topics.

10 Apps & Tools for Maximizing Personal Efficiency

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Catching Up With Mike Giardello, President of Innovate Pasadena

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If you want to engage with us, sign up for our newsletter, come to our events, and come meet the brightest, most innovative, and most energetic people around. We caught up with Mike Giardello , President of Innovate Pasadena, to chat about what's going on in Pasadena today. We began with the basics, by connecting people and running meetups.

Top Ten infoChachkie Entries Of 2011

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times and my email newsletter subscribers more than doubled. If you have not already signed up to my email newsletter, you can do so HERE. I began publishing my blog in 2008. By early 2010, I found my stylistic voice and identified my audience of emerging entrepreneurs and thus dropped my penname. free weekly Infochachkie articles!

V.360 | A Camera that Views What’s Around You

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VSN Mobil is releasing the V.360 in October 2014 and offers a discount code to those signed up for their newsletter. connectivity.