Disney Shutters Parenting Blog Site, Babble

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Burbank-based Disney has shut down parent blog site Babble , according to the site, which did not say why it was shutting down. The site is not the first in the sector shut down by Disney; Kaboose, another parenting blog site, was acquired by Disney in 2009 for CAD $23.3M, but was shut down sometime sometime in 2016. babble disney merger acquisition shutdown deadpool content blog blogging parenting publishing

8 Ways Blogging Can Supercharge Your Business Website

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I have found that publishing a regular blog can give you an edge in making all this happen. One of these is blogging, to let people know about your brand, provide links to supportive articles, and generate back-links to your content from other sites.

7 Recommendations For Building Your Brand With A Blog

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Blogging has come a long way in the past few years, from a social release for narcissists, to today’s required vehicle for promoting your consulting business and gaining valuable online exposure. Here are some tips I’ve gleaned from experience: Lead with your blog.

How the Hell do I Prioritize Work, Blog & Find Balance?

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I don’t know Ezra yet but since he’s taking the time to blog (which I hugesly respect) and share thoughts I thought I’d take him up on his challenge and also spill the beans on my secrets. On blogging I blog because I love it. My other secret on blogging?

Blogging for the Hell of It, Not Blogging to Stay Relevant

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I used to love blogging. Blogging proved to be a great way to hone my ideas, have public conversations with people and as it turns out – build meaningful relationships through public dialog that spilled over into the real world. Somewhere along the way blogging changed. Fred Wilson said as much in his blog post today, too. I guess it’s just a reality of blogging and I accept that. I like “single take” blogging.

Entrepreneurshit. The Blog Post on What It’s Really Like.

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It’s 4.50am. Sunday morning. And I couldn’t sleep. I have much on my mind since I just returned from a week on the road. 5 days. 3 cities. Late night Mexican food. Beers. Airports. Delays. I left on a Sunday. I had to miss a full day with my family, camping in the mountains.

Some Thoughts on Twitter as a Micro-Blogging Tool

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1/ Twitter started off positioned as a micro-blogging platform but in the end became more of an RSS reader. The post Some Thoughts on Twitter as a Micro-Blogging Tool appeared first on Bothsides of the Table. Planning a threaded Tweetstorm? Here’s the rules: 1/Tweet 2/Reply to 1st Tweet but remove your @name 3/Reply to 2nd Tweet not 1st 4/Repeat. Mark Suster (@msuster) May 29, 2015.

Ebyline Rolls Payment System For Wordpress Blogs

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Los Angeles-based freelance writing marketplace Ebyline said this week that it has launched a brand new product, which helps WordPress publishers pay contributors to their WordPress blog. The new product--which is a plug-in to the WordPress software--lets publishers directly pay freelance writers through WordPress, track payment history, provide 1099''s, and offer up other management of payments to blog authors. marketplace freelance writers payment blogging blog wordpress ebyline

8 Ways That Blogging Will Kickstart Your Startup

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Blogging is one of the best ways to do this and build a brand, even before you have a product or service. Thus I recommend that every entrepreneur start blogging in parallel with solution development for the following benefits: Get customer idea feedback before you commit resources.

Interesting New Tech Blog for your Radar Screen

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Over the holiday I became aware of a new tech blog that aims to have deep insights into the next generation of technology, which they call The Hypernet.

7 Keys To Utilizing A Blog To Drive Your Business

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Blogging has come a long way in the past few years, from a social release for narcissists, to today’s required vehicle for promoting your consulting business and gaining valuable online exposure. Here are some tips I’ve gleaned from experience: Lead with your blog.

HitFix Partners With Entertainment Blog

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Los Angeles-based HitFix , the entertainment news site headed by Jennifer Sargent and backed by angel groups the Tech Coast Angels and Golden Seeds, said today that it is in a strategic partnership with film and awards blog In Contention. hitfix entertainment blog content incontention film

HipGeo Launches Updated iPhone Travel Blogging App

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The company said the redesign came after finding that users were interested in using its tools to create blog-like travel and trip journals, rather than the original, animated slideshows the tool provided. networking social blogging travel iphone hipgeo

Should You Blog? (yes, and here’s how …)

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I recently wrote a piece for Mashable on how to create a company blog. Since it’s already written (and since I promised not to republish on my blog other than a summary) if you’re interested please have a read over there. What should you blog about? Most blogs are.

How Many Times Should You Tweet Your Blog Post?

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I wanted to see two things: Would the second (or sometimes even third Tweet) convert enough people to my blog to make it worth potentially annoying some people on Twitter? Many people reading today’s blog post would have seen it by clicking through on Twitter.

7 Reasons to Start a Blog Before Shipping a Product

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I can attest from experience that publishing a regular blog to properly showcase your offering, even before you have it, is a most cost effective approach in time and money. For blogging to work, you need to do it consistently and frequently, at least once a week, or the value evaporates.

Should You Bother Targeting the Tech Blogs for Your PR Campaigns?

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6 or 7 years ago when TechCrunch was at its peak market share (they are still strong but many more tech blogs have also popped up) there was a term for getting covered there called “the TechCrunch bounce.” that they probably read the main tech blogs.

BUZZMEDIA Buys Four Punk Rock Blogs

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Punknews.org was founded in 1998, providing online music news and a fan community; PropertyOfZack is a Tumblr blog focused on punk; Under The Gun Review focuses on entertainment, music, film, and comedy; and Alert The Press! buzzmedia merger acquisition punk blog content blogger music entertainment hollywood

My first blog post!

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How the hell do I work this thing? Posted in Daily Diary.

SheKnows Taps Alanis Morissette For Video Blog

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said today that it has inked a deal with singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette , to include a video blog (vlog) from Morissette while on tour. SheKnows said that Morissette has joined its video blog Mommalogues , as a guest celebrity mom, where she will vlog about music and motherhood. sheknows alanis morissette music women blog vlog video content musicianLos Angeles-based women's content site SheKnows , which is owned by Evolve Media Corp.,

Kick-Start Your Consulting Startup With Your Blog

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Blogging has come a long way in the past few years, from a social release for narcissists, to today’s required vehicle for promoting your consulting business and gaining valuable online exposure. Here are some tips I’ve gleaned from experience: Lead with your blog.

BUZZMEDIA Buys Electronic Music Blog XLR8R

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Los Angeles-based BUZZMEDIA , the venture backed entertainment and digital media publishing firm behind such sites as Celebuzz, Sterogum, and Buzznet, has acquired electronic music blog site XLR8R , the firm said today. xlr8r buzzmedia music content entertainment blog blogger digital media hollywood

About this Blog

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Saturday, February 17, 2007 About this Blog Ive been thinking about doing a blog with my thoughts on technology and whats happening in the Los Angeles area technology scene for a while, but it was Ben Kuos recent start of a blog that inspired me to actually go ahead and do it. Where LinkedIn Works for Me A Different Kind of Incubator - The Hive About this Blog Southern California Tech Central Southern California Tech Central Loading

Lalawag, LA's Technology Gossip Blog, Shuts Site

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Lalawag , the technology-meets-gossip blog run by Sean and Laurie Percival, is shutting down, according to a post from the two Thursday afternoon. According to the Percivals, they no longer have time to properly run the blog, due to a tough job and a new baby.

Every Consultant Needs a Blog More Than a Website

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Blogging has come a long way in the past few years, from a social release for narcissists, to today’s required vehicle for promoting your consulting business and gaining valuable online exposure. Here are some tips I’ve gleaned from experience: Lead with your blog.

Report: Demand Media Targets Critical Blog

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content publishing empire run by Richard Rosenblatt, is targeting a blog which has been posting internal documents and criticism of the company. demand media blog critical legal lawsuitAccording to a report from Forbes, the firm has sent a cease-and-desist letter to Demand Studio Sucks , alleging copyright infringement. The site appears to have been created by an unhappy, freelance contributor to Demand Media in May of 2010. READ MORE>>.

Framework Benchmarks

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About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact. About this blog. Subscribe to our blogs feed. You are viewing a single entry. Please also check out the most recent entries. March 28, 2013. Framework Benchmarks. How much does your framework choice affect performance?

Mail.com Buys Entertainment Blog

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Los Angeles-based Mail.com Media Corporation , which operates the email service Mail.com, said today that it has acquired an entertainment focused blog, DeadlineHollywoodDaily.com. Tags: mail.com mail media merger acquisition deadlinehollywooddaily blog content email Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. DeadlineHollywoodDaily.com was founded by Nikki Finke, a former Newsweek, Los Angeles Times, and New York Magazine writer and reporter.

Retro: My Favorite Blog Post on Raising VC

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On December 2nd, 2006 I wrote the blog post published later in this post when I was CEO of startup Koral about my experiences in pitching VCs. After my company was acquired by Salesforce.com I was asked to stop blogging and they took over my blog as an asset in the sale of the company. My blog was wiped out. I had kept a personal blog for more than a year and was new at keeping a professional blog. Remember, I was new to professional blogging.

Startup LA and More Blogs

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One thing that was interesting is that I'm finally starting to run into folks in Los Angeles who run in technology circles and who have blogs. So some of the newly found blogs: Joel Ordesky Cliff Allen Marty Poulin and some others I've found recently: Fabian Schonholz Shuki Lehavi However, if I'm missing others that are technology and Los Angeles related, please let me know I was on a panel yesterday at StartupLA.

Ten Sources to the Best Business Blogs

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With as many as 400 million blogs (web logs) now active on the Internet, how can you find and read the ones you need to be a leader in your business domain? Business site expert blogs. Blog aggregators. Blog catalogs. Tags: entrepreneur startup blogs business

Find the Best of the Best Blogs for Entrepreneurs

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With as many as 100 million active blogs (web logs) in English alone on the Internet, how can you find and read the ones you need to be a leader in your business domain? Business site expert blogs. Blog aggregators. Blog catalogs.

Canon Communications Buys Pharmaceuticals Blog Pharmalot

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Los Angeles-based Canon Communications , a publisher and trade show operator serving the pharmaceutical industry, said Monday that it has acquired Pharmalot , a blog focused on news and information in the pharmaceutical industry. Tags: pharmaceutical lifescience blog publisher merger acquisition

Chartbeat is to Blogs as Google Analytics is to Print Newspapers

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I’ve been using Chartbeat for over a month now to track performance of my blog and I find myself looking at Google Analytics much less these days. The next users after that is reading a blog post that I wrote nearly 9 months ago.

For a Services Business, a Blog Trumps a Website

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Blogging has come a long way in the past few years, from a social release for narcissists, to today’s required vehicle for promoting your consulting business and gaining valuable online exposure. Here are some tips I’ve gleaned from experience: Lead with your blog.