Top 120 Startup Posts for 2010

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Some really great stuff in 2010 that aims to help startups around product, technology, business models, etc. 500 Hats , February 1, 2010 When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Google Friend Connect for Authentication? Steve Blank , January 25, 2010 10 Tips for Adding Game Mechanics to a Non-Gaming Service - ReadWriteStart , September 21, 2010 Startups & VCs: Learn How to Design, Market, & Eat Your Own. -

What Mattered in 2010: Greg Martin, Archer Venture Capital

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2010 was a momentus year for me personally. Coming off a very successful exit with Networks in Motion at the end of 2009, 2010 has been a very exciting year for several of my companies, Socialvibe, 2tor, Leadpoint, Webvisible and Impact Radius.

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Top 57 Online Startups Meets Technology Meets Product Posts for November 2010

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I continue to collect great content that is the intersection of startups, products, online and technology. aka: An Open Letter to the Next Big Social Network) - 500 Hats , November 1, 2010 I've held off writing this post for a long time, because I couldn't quite get my head around all the issues. When It’s Darkest Men See the Stars - Steve Blank , November 24, 2010 When It’s Darkest Men See the Stars. It’s 2010 and that idea has not graduated to mainstream yet.

How to Not Suck at a Group Presentation

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Even better when you’re: loud, evocative and have compelling content. Most people suck at presenting to big groups.

People Management: Startup Teams Should Dip but not Skip

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As a content management system we had lots of write activities and went with Postgres. our internal tools for managing the content in our system were under invested in so it took more people to make changes to our system than it should have.

App is Crap (why Apple is bad for your health)

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It required content sites to develop totally new content. App is one step forward, two steps back – In 1999 I launched my first company, BuildOnline, a SaaS-based (back then we were ASP’s) content management platform for large-scale engineering and construction projects.

When to Use Facebook Connect – Twitter Oauth – Google Friend Connect for Authentication?

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In other words, the application often requests permission to tweet or publish content to your wall. And you can see two different profiles with different sets of content. One of the topics that came up in my post Mobile Internet Apple Facebook was around open vs. closed platforms.

Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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Los Angeles By: Laura Rich February 26, 2010 It used to be, if you were serious about starting a tech company, you went to Silicon Valley. Recent Comments | 3 Total February 26, 2010 at 6:37pm by bill right L.A. RSS ); Why You Should Start a Company in.

Top 40 Startup Posts for August 2010

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This continues my series of posts: Top 30 Startup Posts for July 2010 Top 30 Startup Posts in June 2010 Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010 Startup CTO Top 30 Posts for April 16 Great Startup Posts from March Here they are: How to Minimize Politics in Your Company - Ben's Blog , August 24, 2010 “Who the f@#k you think you f$&kin’ with. Product Friday: Monetizing Content is a Product Problem - This is going to be BIG.

Top 30 Startup Posts for July 2010

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Some great content around the intersection of startups and being a Startup CTO in June this year. This continues my series of posts: Top 30 Startup Posts in June 2010 Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010 Startup CTO Top 30 Posts for April 16 Great Startup Posts from March The following are the top items based on social signals. Wannabe entrepreneur symptoms and cures - Gabriel Weinberg , July 25, 2010 I was once a wannabe entrepreneur.

Top 30 Startup Posts in June 2010

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Some great content around the intersection of startups and being a Startup CTO in June this year. This continues my series of posts: Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010 Startup CTO Top 30 Posts for April 16 Great Startup Posts from March There was some really great content in June. 10 Ways To Be Your Own Boss - A VC : Venture Capital and Technology , June 18, 2010 The folks at Behance and Cool Hunting asked me to talk at their 99% Conference a couple months ago.

The Future of Television & The Digital Living Room

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That said, it would be an understatement to say that traditional media is skeptical about Google’s benevolence and many fear a world in which video content margins are crushed in the way that print & music have been with the primary beneficiary having been Google.

Interview with Lynda Weinman and Bruce Heavin, Lynda.com

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It seems like you were quite ahead of your time, in putting content up and charging for it? When you were selling CD-ROMs and VHS tapes, and when you start offering a model where it costs less that buying a single tape to get that content online, people stopped buying our CD-ROMs and tapes.

Top 30 Startup Technology and Product Posts for September 2010

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Great content again in September that meets at the intersection of startups, technology, product and being a Startup CTO. This continues my series of posts: Top 40 Startup Posts for August 2010 Top 30 Startup Posts for July 2010 Top 30 Startup Posts in June 2010 Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010 Startup CTO Top 30 Posts for April 16 Great Startup Posts from March Some great free resources listed this month that I thought were interesting.

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When in Doubt, Leave it Out (Why Less is More)

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If I took the time to write less I would produce 50% of the content. It’s counter-intuitive – especially to Americans. But often less is more. Minimalism beats clutter. Substance trumps verbosity.

Report: Demand Media Sorting Out Accounting Before IPO

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A report today says that the latest updates to Demand Media's S-1 are a result of government scrutiny over how the firm is accounting for content developed for its sites. According to AllThingsD, Demand has been discussing how it accounts for content developed for the site with government regulators, over issues of how best to amortize those expenses.

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Hulu Expects $240M In Revenues In 2010

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Los Angeles-based television streaming site Hulu expects to make $240M in 2010, according to Jason Kilar, the firm's CEO. Tags: hulu video television streaming online content hollywood merger acquisition

DOMAINfest Global 2010

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Thursday, January 28, 2010 -- DOMAINfest Global 2010. The theme of the DOMAINfest Global 2010 conference is Domain Names: Overlooked. The richness of the content and expertise of the speakers offer an unprecedented opportunity to learn. Underutilized. Essential to Online Marketing Success.

DOMAINfest Global 2010

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010 -- DOMAINfest Global 2010. The theme of the DOMAINfest Global 2010 conference is Domain Names: Overlooked. The richness of the content and expertise of the speakers offer an unprecedented opportunity to learn. Underutilized. Essential to Online Marketing Success.

DOMAINfest Global 2010

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010 -- DOMAINfest Global 2010. The theme of the DOMAINfest Global 2010 conference is Domain Names: Overlooked. The richness of the content and expertise of the speakers offer an unprecedented opportunity to learn. Underutilized. Essential to Online Marketing Success.

Call of Duty Black Ops Hits $1B in Sales

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activision call duty callofduty black videogame video game content salesSanta Monica-based Activision disclosed yesterday that Call of Duty: Black Ops has surpassed over $1 billion in sales worldwide. Activision said, according to its internal estimates, its sell through of the title since November 9, it has racked up over $1 billion in sales. The title had already broken sales records previously held by Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

Demand Media Sets IPO Offering Size, Boosts Traffic

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The firm also said it now has over 13,000 content creators working for the firm, creating articles for the company. Tags: demand media merger acquisition content internet ehow Santa Monica-based Demand Media is inching closer to its IPO debut, saying in an updated S-1 this morning that it plans to offer 7.5 million shares of its common stock in its IPO. The firm, which has not yet set a pricing range, has applied to list on the NYSE as DMD.

ExecTec - Hot Content To Go

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Tuesday, July 20, 2010 -- ExecTec - Hot Content To Go. See [link] (more

lynda.com Hires Content VP

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Carpinteria-based lynda.com , which operates an online training and education site for computer skills, announced Thurday that it has added Michael Ninness as the firm's Vice President of Content. Ninness was formerly Lynda.com's Director of COntent from 2005 to 2007, and has also served at Microsoft and Extensis. Tags: lynda executive training education content adobe

How Many Times Should You Tweet Your Blog Post?

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I would assert that people following you by definition are more likely to want to see content from you and therefore you’re better off sending 2 versus 1 Tweets (we’ll see from feedback on this site whether others feel the same way).

Demand Media Ups Article Count To 3 Million

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt, has updated its S-1 filing, saying it now has around 3 million articles in the firm's library of content. Demand Media has applied to list on the NYSE as DMD, but has not yet set an offering range or pricing on its IPO. Demand Media filed for an IPO in August. Demand operates Livestrong.com, eHow.com, and other web properties. READ MORE>>. demand media merger acquisition

Content World Turned Upside Down

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Thursday, November 4, 2010 -- Content World Turned Upside Down: Can Traditional Media Adapt? Every aspect of the business of entertainment media and other content providers, and their traditional sources of revenue, are under assault by disruptive business models. In a world dominated by Google, Apple and Facebook, can the other content and media companies retain or regain their former glory?

2010 State of Evolving Media Address

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Thursday, January 28, 2010 -- 2010 State of Evolving Media Address. New media and entertainment lawyer James Nguyen will talk on the latest technology and business trends, key intellectual property issues in the evolving media landscape, and practical tips for negotiating content licenses in the digital age.

Fandango Launches iPad App

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fandango apple ipad movie tickets theater hollywood content mobileLos Angeles-based Fandango , which operates an online website focused on new movies and buying movie tickets, said this morning that it has launched a new application for the Apple iPad.

Move Renews MSN Content Deal

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the online real estate site, said today that it has renewed its content distribution agreement with MSN. The two have had a content listing deal since 2003. Move, Inc. , Move, which has major operations in the Thousand Oaks area but is now headquartered in Campbell, California, said that the agreement allows MSN visitors to search for real estate property listings from Move's network, under MSN's Money tab on its homepage. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

What’s it Like Being a VC?

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When I was running startups I felt like a horse with blinders on because I was super focused on the content management market and ignored many other markets.

Social Media and Content Marketing Workshop and Breakfast

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Monday, June 21, 2010 -- Social Media and Content Marketing Workshop and Breakfast. See [link] (more

Pubcon 2010 and Your Chance to Win A Sony Bloggie

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Pubcon 2010 and all the amazing content that we will be streaming live from our booth is here. Tags: Advertising & PR Blogging Events Pubcon Bloggie Collecta FreshDrop Lunch pubcon Pubcon 2010 Sony Wowee The time has come! To top things off we decided that we are going to be giving a Sony Bloggie away to one lucky viewer. So how do you win? Simple! Visit TechZulu for full story.