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.

.Net 194

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.

.Net 184

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.

.Net 150

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

.Net 130

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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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.

.Net 81

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.

News 61

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.

CPC 40

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.

.Net 142

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.

CPC 40

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.

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.

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?

.Net 255

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.

.Net 232

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

.Net 163

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

.Net 138

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? .

Sonos Launches Google Assistant Support, Reports Q2 Results

socalTECH

with more markets to come over the next few months. Sonos announced the launch along with its Q2 results, where it said it saw Q2 revenues of $210M, up 13 percent, year over year; the company had a net loss of $23M on those revenues. Goleta-based whole home speaker manufacturer Sonos said on Thursday that it has launched Google Assistant on Sonos, allowing Google's voice assistant to run on Sonos "smart" speakers through a software upgrade.

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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.

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.

.Net 428

Super League Gaming Heads For IPO

socalTECH

Santa Monica-based Super League Gaming , which operates its own e-sports competition site and community, is headed for the public markets, hoping to raise as much as $31.36M for the company, according to a regulatory filing by the firm. The company--which hopes to list as SLGG on the Nasdaq Capital Company--said it had a net loss of $20.62M for the year ended December 31, 2018, on sales of $1.04M.

.Net 109

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

Wasted time is money lost.

Berkonomics

Since this number is budgeted and pre-authorized, managers tend to focus upon other things such as sales, marketing and product development issues. And exactly as you’d expect, there came the time when the company ran out of money as it ignored its original market. Close.

.Net 263

6 Services from Telecom Infrastructure Companies in SoCal that Help Carriers Scale

Southern California Edison Blog

Gain market share by offering service to more customers in a wider area. Telecom infrastructure companies offer off-net and Type 2 services, equipment protection and route diversity.

Help 58

ReachLocal Grows Revenues By 47 Percent

socalTECH

Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal , the provider of local online marketing services for small and medium sized businesses, reported its results Tuesday, saying that it had $77.1M The firm reported a net loss of $2.8M, compared with net income of $14.9M The firm's net income last year in Q3 was boosted by a one-time gain related to the acquisition of its Australian subsidiary. Tags: reachlocal rloc online marketing internet advertising small business

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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ACTIVE Network Wins Three Cities

socalTECH

San Diego-based ACTIVE Network is expanding its footprint in the parks and recreation management market, reporting this morning that it has signed up the cities of Phoenix, Portland, and Denver as customers of its ACTIVE Net software. ACTIVE Net is ACTIVE Network''s software that help cities manage reservations at facilities, classes, community programs, and memberships.