Web Second, Mobile First
Both Sides of the Table
JANUARY 28, 2012
The titles were: Mobile First, Web Second. Mobile First, Web Second (continued). People forgot that Fred also wrote “Web Second.”
Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application
FEBRUARY 10, 2016
” In our performance consulting work, we often hear variations of the following: “Our web application was running fine with a few hundred users.
Tealium Takes On Web Tags
JULY 26, 2011
San Diego-based Tealium , a firm started by Websidestory/Visual Sciences/Omniture vets, said today that it has launched a product to help web marketers manage their digital marketing products. Those tags are used for web analytics, affiliate marketing, retargeting, and more. READ MORE>>.
Hulu's April Fool Joke: 1996 Web Design
APRIL 1, 2011
Hulu's gag website was one of a number of April Fool's efforts by technology firms Friday. READ MORE>>.
Google Lets Users Block Sites
MARCH 10, 2011
Search engine giant Google , in what might be a preview of a way for users to help filter out low quality web results, said Thursday that it has begun allowing user to block results from sites they do not want to see. Those recent changes have been aimed at sites like Santa Monica-based Mahalo.com.
AnyMeeting Updates Web Conferencing Service
OCTOBER 10, 2011
Huntington Beach-based AnyMeeting , the provider of free web conferencing and webinar services, has updated its site, in a major update for the service. The update--which went live Friday--includes a redesigned interface, faster screen sharing, and better overall web conferencing management features. READ MORE>>.
Arterys, GE Healthcare to Roll Out Next-Gen MRI Scans of Heart
OCTOBER 19, 2016
Arterys uses Amazon’s Web servers to analyze data from the scans. “A nexus of events in just a couple of years allowed this to happen,” he says.
Group: California Internet Tax Bill Will Harm California Web Businesses
JUNE 30, 2011
California's move yesterday to tax out-of-state, e-commerce retailers, will cause "immediate devastating loss of income" to web-based business in California, says a group focused on the affiliate marketing industry. Among firms which have cut off their affiliates as of last night is e-commerce giant Amazon.com.
Crowdfunder Gets $400K For Crowdfunding Site
MAY 24, 2012
Los Angeles-based Crowdfunder , an online crowd funding site headed by Chance Barnett, has raised $400,000 in seed funding, according to reports today. According to TechCrunch, the firm is currently limiting users to accredited investors, until the JOBS act takes place. READ MORE>>.
Qualaroo Launches New Product, Helps Convert Web Visitors
MAY 22, 2013
Qualaroo , a developer of website conversion and analytics software which helps web businesses improve the experience and conversion of their visitors, has launched a new product. Qualaroo''s CEO, Sean Ellis, has been involved in such startups as Eventbrite, Dropbox, Xobni, LogMeIn, among other companies. READ MORE>>.
Connect6 Aims To Bridge The Web, Real Life Contacts
MAY 29, 2014
A new, Los Angeles-based Connect6 launched this week, with a new, Chrome browser extension which looks to bridge the web--and such sites as Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, and other services--with LinkedIn-like information on potential contacts. Connect6 is headed by Vik Kashyap. READ MORE>>.
StockTwits Ties With Investor Relations Web Developer
JANUARY 31, 2012
San Diego-based StockTwits , the online, finance-focused messaging service, said today that it has partnered with Q4 Web Systems , a developer of corporate websites and social media products for public companies. Q4's software powers Investors Relations sites for a wide variety of public companies. The firm is headed by Howard Lindzon.
Two San Diego Sites Rank Tops In Rising Social Networking Interest
AUGUST 29, 2012
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Sweety High Launches Site for Tween Girls
NOVEMBER 30, 2011
Sweety High , a new startup based in Manhattan Beach, is hoping to reach tween girls with its new social gaming and entertainment site, saying this week that it has launched out of private beta. The site says it is hoping to create a social game platform to allow girls between 8 and 16 to "express themselves fearlessly". READ MORE>>.
5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras
From the Venture Trenches
APRIL 4, 2013
It will cost them too much and will create more work for them once the site has been deployed. They are as follows: 1. Avidya – Ignorance.
Internet Brands Buys Two Women's Sites From eHarmony
JULY 11, 2011
Los Angeles-based Internet Brands said Monday that it has acquired two web sites aimed at women, Weddingbee.com , and JustMommies.com from Pasadena-based eHarmony. Internet Brands and eHarmony said that eHarmony had been operating the two sites for "several years" before the sale. READ MORE>>.
AudioMicro Scores Funding From Stock Photo Site Fotolia
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
Los Angeles-based AudioMicro , the provider of royalty free music and sound effects run by Ryan Born, has scored a round of financing from micro stock photo site Fotolia. AudioMicro operates an online web site which allows users to license royalty free music and sound effects for their video products, YouTube videos, and other uses.
Pxldust.com Launches Art, Photography Competition Site
APRIL 6, 2012
Hollywood-based Pxldust.com , a new web site focused on allowing artists and photographers to showcase their work, said this week that it is looking to let artists to compete for prizes and show off their artwork to others through its site. The quarterly competition is being sponsored right now by Wacom. READ MORE>>.
Hacking Hacker News – How Wily Startups Leverage Social News Sites
DECEMBER 10, 2012
No matter how you end up on the front page of a major news site, getting there is just the first step. Audience. Timing. Engagement.
The 7 “Free” Ways to Get Traffic on the Web
AUGUST 15, 2013
The 7 Ways to Get (unpaid) Traffic on the Web. “If You Build It…They Will Come”, may work for historical baseball ghosts, but it’s not a strategy you can rely on when starting an internet company.Driving traffic to your website is a formula that can be reverse engineered. make sure your site is optimized for search engine traffic: 1.)
5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras
From the Venture Trenches
APRIL 4, 2013
It will cost them too much and will create more work for them once the site has been deployed. The pride and effort they have placed in building up their business should be reflected through their web presence. With over three billion local search queries in any given month on Google alone, no business can afford not to be on the web.
CreatorUp Links You With Top Filmakers & YouTube Creators To Make Awesome Web Series
Tech Zulu Event
APRIL 1, 2013
And our network of filmmaker and entertainment industry colleagues allow us to recruit top teachers who are leaders in the web world.
Covario Targets Mobile Web Sites
FEBRUARY 3, 2010
San Diego-based Covario , a developer of search engine marketing and search engine optimization software, said today that it has launched a new product focused on creating mobile web sites. According to the firm, its new product--Mobile COntent Optimizer--helps advertisers create mobile-friendly web sites. READ MORE>>.
Payoff.com Launches Personal Finance Site, Backed By $3.5M
JUNE 29, 2011
Los Angeles-based Payoff.com , a new startup led by Scott Saunders, said Tuesday that it has officially launched its free, social finance site. Payoff.com's web site centers around sharing dreams and saving goals with others, and earning special badges for reaching steps along the way to those goals. READ MORE>>.
Curating The Web Using PublishThis, with Matt Kumin
NOVEMBER 15, 2012
It's all about what is happening on the realtime web. What's your background, and what is PublishThis all about? We're in beta now. Thanks!
SheKnows Powers Site For Patti Stanger
MAY 25, 2012
Los Angeles-based SheKnows , the online women's publishing community and site which is part of Evolve Media Corp.'s AtomicOnline unit, reports today that it is powering a new web site for Patti Stanger, best known for hosting Bravo's The Millionaire Matchmaker. Business details of the deal were not announced. READ MORE>>.
NationBuilder Raises $6.3M
MARCH 8, 2012
Los Angeles-based NationBuilder , a startup developing an online system to help political candidates and other organizations to create web sites, organize volunteers, coordinate campaigns, and more, said Thursday that it has raised $6.3M in a funding round. READ MORE>>.
User Interface Beyond the Web Site
DECEMBER 7, 2009
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. What applications and web sites have you been using? How does that happen?
Can Blip.TV Change The Indie Production Market On The Web?
Tech Zulu Event
AUGUST 4, 2011
Netflix, Hulu, and even YouTube and other content streaming sites have all but obliterated the independent DVD rental business of yesterday.
Internet Brands Buys Three Web Sites
JULY 29, 2009
Los Angeles-based Internet Brands is continuing to buy up small, vertically focused web sites to add to its various consumer focused content networks, saying Wednesday that it has acquired three websites. Tags: domain site acquisition merger brands internet Financial terms of the acquisitions were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
eHarmony Launches Site For Spanish Speaking Singles
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
Los Angeles-based online matchmaking site eHarmony said Thursday that it is expanding its market, and has launched a brand new site, specifically aimed at Spanish speaking singles. eHarmony said the new Spanish site will be launched into several other countries, including Mexico and Spain, over the course of 2016. READ MORE>>.
Selecting a Web Development Company
APRIL 9, 2013
I''ve written before about finding Web Development Firms in Los Angeles. How good is the company''s own site? Graphic design? Run away.
Web Hackers Targeting Social Networking Sites
AUGUST 17, 2009
Carlsbad-based Breach Security , a developer of Internet security software, has released the results of a security report, saying that nineteen percent of all online attacks in 2009 so far have been based on social networking sites. web sites to launch their hacking attempts.
Internet Brands Buys Seven Consumer Web Sites
FEBRUARY 18, 2010
The firm said it has now acquired more than 100 web sites in total. Los Angeles-based Internet Brands said Thursday that it has acquired seven consumer websites, as part of an expansion of its health and home vertical markets. Financial details of the acquisitions were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
eHarmony Launches Gay and Lesbian Web Site
MARCH 31, 2009
Pasadena-based eHarmony has launched a gay and lesbian web site, Compatible Partners , which the firm says will help gay and lesbian singles to find long-term relationships. The firm had previously refused to accept gay members to its flagship site. READ MORE>>.
Clicker.com Debuts Big Screen Site
MAY 19, 2010
The firm said its new site, Clicker.tv , uses HTML5 to provide a guide which can be navigated with a remote or arrow keys on a big screen television.
U.S. Unveils Web Site Highlighting Government Challenge Prizes
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy said today that it has unveiled a new, online web site which highlights prizes the U.S. Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra, the new Challenge.gov site highlights over 35 challenges from more than 15 government agencies. According to U.S. READ MORE>>.
Active.com Chosen to Host Youth Hoops Web Site
JUNE 10, 2009
Active said it will also utilize various online resources and tools in an attempt to enhance the site's visitor engagement. READ MORE>>.
BUZZMEDIA Adds Six Music Sites
JUNE 1, 2010
Hollywood-based BUZZMEDIA , a venture-backed publisher of online entertainment content, said today that it has added six new web properties. The firm said it has added PureVolume, PopMatters, Gorilla vs. Bear, The Hype Machine, Concrete Loop and RCRD LBL to the list of its web music properties. READ MORE>>.
The HomeFinder Group, Led By RealtyTrac Vet, Acquires HomeFinder.com
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
Newly formed The HomeFinder Group (THG) says it will focus on lead quality and conversion for brokers, agents and mortgage lenders through its own consumer facing web sites. Irvine-based The HomeFinder Group , led by RealtyTrac veteran Michael Sawtell, has acquired HomeFinder.com. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.