Net Gain?

L.A. Business Journal

Recent real estate deals by Netflix highlight hot market, constrained outlook on studio space

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I sat in my own safety net while weaving it.

Berkonomics

Editor’s note: Berni Jubb was an Inc.500 entrepreneur, after years as a senior marketing manager of a large computer company. Or as one of the richest guys in the world is quoted as saying, “A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath him.”.

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Cast your net where the big fish swim.

Berkonomics

Email readers, continue here.] I am on the board of a services company that specializes in the middle of the market, knowing that very large competitors throw lots of resources at the largest accounts – resources that our company just does not have.

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Startups Should Focus On Their Net Profit Score Not Potential Promoters

InfoChachkie

As crazy as this scenario sounds, it is very similar to the “scoring process” companies engage in when they track Net Promoter Scores. However, rather than obsessing on a single metric, entrepreneurs should focus on improving their Net Profit Score.

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A Startup’s Net Profit Score Is More Important Than Its Net Promoter Score

InfoChachkie

As crazy as this scenario sounds, it is very similar to the “scoring process” companies engage in when they track Net Promoter Scores. Net Promoter Scores (NPS) are the darling of many Big Dumb Company (BDC) product marketing and customer support executives.

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A Startup’s Net Profit Score Is More Important Than Its Net Promoter Score

InfoChachkie

As crazy as this scenario sounds, it is very similar to the “scoring process” companies engage in when they track Net Promoter Scores. Net Promoter Scores (NPS) are the darling of many Big Dumb Company (BDC) product marketing and customer support executives.

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Cast your net where the big fish swim.

Berkonomics

I am on the board of a services company that specializes in the middle of the market, knowing that very large competitors throw lots of resources at the largest accounts – resources that our company just does not have. Rather than being constantly beaten in this arena, the company has chosen to compete in an area of the market it can defend with superior service which the larger competitors with their higher cost structure could not reproduce in smaller accounts without large losses.

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Silicon Beach Afternoon Roundup: Obama’s Net-Neutrality Rules Upheld in Federal Court

L.A. Business Journal

Net-neutrality upheld in federal court, e-commerce startup Loot Crate secures major investment; Electronic Arts sets its sights on e-sports market, and more

Demand Media Nets $77.2M From IPO

socalTECH

in net proceeds from the firm's IPO last week. The firm, which debuted on the NYSE as DMD, said it will use the new funding for investments in content, international expansion, working capital, product development, sales and marketing activities, general and administrative matters and capital expenditures. Santa Monica-based Demand Media said this morning that it received approximately $77.2M

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U.S. Telecom Association to Sue United States Government Over Net Neutrality

Tech Zulu Event

Telecom has announced that it has filed suit against the United States government in response to the recent ruling by the Federal Communications Commission on Net Neutrality. Telecom Association to Sue United States Government Over Net Neutrality appeared first on TechZulu.

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6 Critical Marketing Metrics To Nail Today’s Buyers

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur knows that good demand generation marketing is the key to growth these days, but very few have the discipline or know-how to measure return in a world of a thousand tools and techniques. Carlos Hidalgo demand generation entrepreneur leads marketing

6 Keys to Marketing Customer Experience vs Products

Startup Professionals Musings

Exactly what is that customer experience that every modern marketer is talking about, and how do you measure it? One metric now commonly used is called the Net Promoter® Score (NPS). Scott Addis marketing products startup

6 Demand Generation Metrics To Quantify Marketing ROI

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur knows that good demand generation marketing is the key to growth these days, but very few have the discipline or know-how to measure return in a world of a thousand tools and techniques.

Rightside Looks To Bring.DANCE,DEMOCRAT To Market

socalTECH

Rightside , the domain name service company which is in the process of being spun out of Santa Monica-based Demand Media , said today that it has inked a deal to bring to new domains to the market: DANCE and.DEMOCRAT. The new, global top-level domains (gTLDs) are among hundreds of new domain extensions which are hoping to gain a share of the domain name market, currently dominated by the more common.COM,NET,ORG and other top level domains.

What Do LPs Think of the Venture Capital Markets for 2016?

Both Sides of the Table

At the Upfront Summit in early February, we had a chance to have many off-the-record conversations with Limited Partners (LPs) who fund Venture Capital (VC) funds about their views of the market. 68% of LPs surveyed expressed caution that the late-stage part of the market is over-valued.

Baubles & Bling: Swoonery Uses Tech to Connect Shoppers With Jewelry

Xconomy

She began to design jewelry herself and after interacting with retailers she says she saw an opportunity to transform how fine jewelry is marketed and sold to consumers. “We’re Jean Poh’s family has been in the jewelry business for four generations.

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6 Ways To Drive Success Through Customer Experience

Startup Professionals Musings

Exactly what is that customer experience that every modern marketer is talking about, and how do you measure it? One metric now commonly used is called the Net Promoter® Score (NPS). Scott Addis Net Promoter Score

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Privacy Advocate Richard Holober on the Tech Backlash of 2017 

Xconomy

elections, democracy, free speech, fairness in hiring, sexual harassment, privacy, data security, and the future job market for humans in the age of robots and artificial intelligence. We’ve just passed a year full of news about the role of technology companies in U.S.

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How to Measure & Track Marketing

Jason Nazar

The customer acquisition cost or cost per acquisition is the basic marketing cost to acquire a customer. See what other startup mentors have to say about marketing tactics. In these cases, your marketing efforts are meaningfully multiplied by the margin those customers will provide. Net Promoter Score. The net promoter score is the most common measurement of the quality of the product experience.

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Moviepilot Goes Native, Bets On LA, US Market

socalTECH

The sale netted the company $20M, which it will use to fund its U.S. Moviepilot , the online film review and publishing site led by Tobias Bauckhage, has sold off its German website, moviepilot.de , to French publisher Webedia. The move puts the company''s focused squarely on its Los Angeles operations. efforts. Moviepilot''s web site focuses on film recommendations, film discovery, and the company also helps studios with social media campaigns.

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How to Measure & Track Marketing

Jason Nazar

The customer acquisition cost or cost per acquisition is the basic marketing cost to acquire a customer. See what other startup mentors have to say about marketing tactics. In these cases, your marketing efforts are meaningfully multiplied by the margin those customers will provide. Net Promoter Score. The net promoter score is the most common measurement of the quality of the product experience.

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Dallas Day of.Net | Training and Trends on Microsoft Technologies

Tech Zulu Event

Ria Consulting is hosting its 3rd annual Dallas Day of Dot Net on February 8-9, 2013 at Sheraton Market Center in Dallas, Texas. The event is a 2-day training in.Net, HTML5, Windows 8, Asp.NET MVC and other Microsoft technologies.

Tech Hiring Trends: Buzzwords, Trump Effect, and Gender-Pay Gap

Xconomy

As the tech economy continues its historic boom, here’s three views of labor market trends released this week, including the rise and fall of buzzwords in engineering job postings; the Trump Administration’s impact on U.S. companies’ interest in foreign workers; and another disappointing look at the gender-pay gap. —In the last two years, big data has fallen off the buzzword bingo card.

FabFitFun raises $80 million for its growing lifestyle brand

TechCrunch LA

Last year the company crossed $200 million in revenue and managed to net over 1 million subscribers for the service.

Postmates’ self-driving delivery rover will see with Ouster’s lidar

TechCrunch LA

The supplier contract is notable for Ouster, a startup trying to carve out market share from the giant Velodyne and stand out from a global pack lidar companies that now numbers close to 70. Ouster’s strategy has been cast wider net for customers by selling its lidar sensors to other industries, including robotics, drones, mapping, defense, building security, mining and agriculture companies.

Fish in the giant ocean – not in a shallow creek.

Berkonomics

You, the lonely fisherman, have to weave a net to catch your fish. Should your net be large and bulky, requiring more effort and expense to weave? Or should it be small and delicate, to catch those fish that would otherwise fall through the net?

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Insights and Opinions: The Power of Just ONE More Unit

socalTECH

Every dollar of gross profit falls to the bottom line, increasing net profit faster with each transaction. Just to be fair, a 5% cut in costs would also double net profit. advice generation lead marketing sales startup opinions insights

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The power of just ONE more unit.

Berkonomics

Every dollar of gross profit falls to the bottom line, increasing net profit faster with each transaction. Just to be fair, a 5% cut in costs would also double net profit. There is such leverage in high gross profit margins once a company is past breakeven.

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RingRevenue Ropes In Rex Direct

socalTECH

Santa Barbara-based RingRevenue , the pay-per-call services firm headed by Jason Spievak, has signed on a new customer today, Rex Direct Net. According to Rex Direct Net, it will offer pay-per-call services powered by RingRevenue's products. Rex Direct Net is a performance marketing firm providing affiliate marketing, online lead generation and market research sampling. Tags: ringrevenue callwave rexdirect affiliate marketing call telephone

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Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

Both Sides of the Table

If you want the full SlideShare deck with many slides not in either post it’s in this link –> The LA Tech Market. Has it begun to mature or is it just better marketed than in was say 5 years ago? Isn’t the Overall Market Just Booming Now? .

Should Startups Focus on Profitability or Not?

Both Sides of the Table

As I like to say, “If you’re really on to an enormous idea then other people in the market are going to spot that and want to compete with you. If you have a market lead then raising capital and making investments now will help you as others enter the market.

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Why Online Video Just Took One More Big Step to Legitimacy

Both Sides of the Table

This is classic “Innovator’s Dilemma” market conditions. My estimate is that the top 5 YouTube networks will do > $200 million net revenue in 2013 (after Google’s share). Los Angeles Tech Market Analysis

Sagewise pitches a service to verify claims and arbitrate disputes over blockchain transactions

TechCrunch LA

million to bring to market a service that basically hits pause on the execution of a contract so it can be arbitrated in the event that something goes wrong. Sometimes smart contracts can be pretty dumb.

Inhibrx Files For IPO

socalTECH

La Jolla-based biopharmaceuticals startup Inhibrx has just filed for an IPO, saying in an S-1 filing that it is looking to raise up to $74.75M in an IPO on the Nasdaq Global Market. The company reported a net loss of $31.02M in 2018 on revenues of $8.5M; the company's current revenue stream includes both license fees and grants.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 3. Virtual Location, Location, Location

Frank Addante

Web Development & Marketing Technology) Exit: evolved into L90 (next company) Lesson: What you dont know cant stop you. My solution: cast a wider net. By casting a wider net, you can find better talent, better manage your costs and gain many other tangible and intangible benefits (e.g.

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