23 Million Views – Startup Content Goes Mainstream

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As an early executive at MySQL, he helped build the company into the world's most used open source database. The post 23 Million Views – Startup Content Goes Mainstream appeared first on John Greathouse A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes.

Content, Commerce, and Cosmetics: A Look At IPSY's Subscription Business

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The company operates the Ipsy Open Studios based in Los Angeles, which specifically caters to content creators in the beauty area. Corey Weiss , IPSY's Head of Business Development, is based in Santa Monica, and helps to run that effort. So it's all about content and community.

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StartupRoar - Great Content for Startups

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This site aggregates and filters content from thought leaders who talk about topics such as Marketing , Sales , Design , Revenue , Hiring , Social Media , Business Models , Metrics , PR , Venture Capital , Angel Investors , Bootstrapping , Incubators , Agile and many others.

PublishThis Enhances Content Curation Tool

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PublishThis , the Los Angeles startup headed by Matt Kumin, has enhanced the firm's online, content marketing and curation management tool. The firm said the latest version of its platform is aimed at brands, retailers, media companies, and trade associations, to help them scale their content efforts across digital channels. The software helps those companies publish their own data on their websites, by surfacing fresh content to help engage consumers.

Likeabilitee Helps Identify Users' Most Popular Facebook Posts

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Sylvester's firm, introNetworks, is known for its easy to use, visual tools for helping companies and others match up people with similar interests.

Small Business Tools that help with Website Development and Content Sharing

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GraphDat helps streamline the process of maintaining quick and reliable server performance. The post Small Business Tools that help with Website Development and Content Sharing appeared first on TechZulu. GraphDat – Troubleshoot application and server performance.

How Focus@Will Uses Music To Help You Concentrate Better

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Can music help you concentrate (on school, work, or other tasks) better? We caught up with Will to learn more about the company and how it hopes its service and music can help people improve their concentration. It's quite simple really, it helps you concentrate better on tasks.

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When Intent And Content Align, Online Ads Suck A Whole Lot Less

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This automated coupling of intent and content results in uber-relevancy and ultimately enhances marketers’ ROI. The company has scaled so quickly because its platform uses vast natural language algorithms to match intent with the appropriate content.

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Demand Media Expands Content Offerings

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media said today that it is expanding its offerings in the content area, with an expansion of its Content Solution offerings. According to Demand Media, the expansion includes new content formats and enhanced "publishing and distribution strategies." Demand Media''s product is used by brands, publishers, and agencies to create content and drive visitors to their websites. demand media content marketing advertising experian infographics

PickDeck – Content Based on YOUR Interests

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Rarely do we come upon a website or web applcaitions that truly sifts through all the junk and curates the most influential and authoritative source to give to useful and value content…not spam. They’ll discover content for me…AND make sure it’s not spam.

Fan Appz Launches Personal Marketing Platform To Help Brands Convert Fans Into Loyal Customers

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That’s how social can help build customer lifetime value.”. Unlike first-generation social media solutions that focus on building awareness at the top of the funnel, Fan Appz’ Personalized Marketing Platform helps brands close the sale.

Likeabilitee Helps Identify Users's Most Popular Facebook Posts

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Sylvester's firm, introNetworks, is known for its easy to use, visual tools for helping companies and others match up people with similar interests.

Filmzu: Find, Connect and Create New Content | Co-Founders Interview Nick Ghirardelli and Rupert Ralston

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There are new filmmakers who are trying to get into the entertainment business, but the market has been over saturated with content. Nick Ghirardelli and Rupert Ralston aim to help new filmmakers find a crew and collaborate on projects. They prefer niche driven content.

Pivotshare Raises $1M For Content Monetization

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Irvine-based Pivotshare , a new startup offering up a service to help content creators publish and monetize their video or audio via subscription or pay-per-view, said today that it has raised $1M in a Series A funding. pivotshare content video monetization hosting audio

Enrou: Combining Causes and Commerce To Help Improve The World

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Los Angeles-based Enrou (www.enrou.co) thinks it has a way--by connecting people with products that also help support international development and causes, via its own online marketplace.

Manalto Gets $1M For Social Media Content Management

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Santa Monica-based Manalto has raised $1M in a seed funding round, for the company''s social media content management software. The company said it is developing "social ERP software" aimed at large enterprises and franchises, helping companies to manage their marketing on Facebook. manalto venture capital social media content managment software facebook australia

Why Sidevision Is Tying Content, E-Commerce Together, with Justin Wu

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Los Angeles-based Sidevision (www.sidevision.com) has developed a set of tools--aimed at content creators, multi-channel networks (MCNs), and others--to help connect online videos with e-commerce. We also helped launch a company Pluto.TV. We helped them at an early stage.

Edmunds.com Bolsters Content With Technology Guide

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Santa Monica-based Edmunds.com , the online car information site, said this morning that it has bolstered the content on its site, by launching a new online guide to shopping for in-car technology. The company said the new section is aimed at helping consumers better understand the basic features of those systems, and how to evaluate them in a test drive.

Why Twitter Analytics Is The Holy Grail For Every Content Marketer

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Will it be able to help brands market themselves better in social media? Why does twitter analytics considered as the “Holy Grail” for every content marketer? Be sure to tailor-fit your content in your tweet so that your marketing efforts meet your users’ social data needs.

ScaleLab Grows Video Content Network

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Los Angeles-based ScaleLab , a multi-channel network which helps Youtube creators with growing their audiences, says it has topped more than 2 billion monthly views, and now has 90,000 online video influencers in its network. scalelab multi channel network youtube content international

How Epoxy Is Helping Content Creators Make Their Video More Social

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Are you a content creator for the web? Los Angeles-based Epoxy (www.epoxy.tv) launched yesterday to help content creators do just that. and why social is so important in today''s content world. where we were helping to figure out the digital side of the company.

MaxCDN Acquired By StackPath

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Los Angeles-based content delivery network operator MaxCDN has been acquired by security-as-a-service startup StackPath , StackPath revealed today as part of a big launch. MaxCDN, led by Chris Ueland, said on Sunday that the company will help StackPath work on its secure, content delivery platform. maxcdn stackpath content delivery network telecom saas security merger acquisition

FameBit Launches Original Content Effort

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Los Angeles-based FameBit , which helps brands connect with YouTube influencers, has launched a new effort to create original content and shows. famebit youtuber youtube influencer brand talkshow talk show original content hollywoodAccording to FameBit, its first series, FilterFreeTV , is a digital talk show covering the questions and answers that millennials are dealing with on a daily basis.

Content is King: How to Create and Curate Content That Makes an Impact

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016 -- Content is King: How to Create and Curate Content That Makes an Impact. Better content is the key to positioning yourself or your business as an industry leader. Join owner of Pulse Infomatics and Author, Matt Moran, to learn the do’s and don’ts of content marketing. RFBC at the Camarillo Public Library.

FilmTrack Backs Content ID Effort

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Los Angeles-based content and rights management software developer FilmTrack said late Tuesday that it is backing a new metadata standard for the media and entertainment industry. FilmTrack said it has linked with EIDR, an organization developing a new content identifier system for the movie and television industry. filmtrack content identification eidr hollywood asset

How Jukin Media Is Turning Viral Video Into A Real Business

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We then acquire those videos directly from content owners. We then help push those videos through social media channels, and help them go viral. We''re taking that content, and publishing it on our licensing platform, which is much like a Getty Images for video.

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ZEFR Launches New Product

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Venice, California-based ZEFR , which develops technology for helping movie studios, music labels, and others identify, claim, and manage content on YouTube, said today that it has launched a new product. zefr youtube video content identification brands advertising

Jukin Media Adds To Executive Team

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The company said that both will work on its licensing platform, which the company uses to streamline and automate the licensing process for trending content. jukin media viral video youtube content hollywood videos executive frequency cnet

Dubset Gets Strategic Investment From Rhapsody

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Dubset Media Holdings , a developer of technology used to help DJs monetize their music, and helps identify music for music rights holders--which has offices in Beverly Hills--has scored a strategic round of funding from Rhapsody International. musician rhapsody content music hollywood capital venture investment strategic holdings media dubset

Movieiplot Raises $16M In Series B Funding

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Moviepilot , the movie and entertainment website led by Tobi Bauckhage, has raised $16M to help the company expand into gaming content and social video. Moviepilot's entertainment site is aimed at millennials, and offers up movie-related content. moviepilot venture capital hollywood movie content expansion webediaAccording to Moviepilot, the funding was led by French publisher Webedia, and also included T-Venture of America and the company's other investors.

GoPro, USC Film School In Major Content Partnership

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Action camera maker GoPro said late Thursday that it has partnered with the University of Southern California , and the USC School of Cinematic Arts, to bolster its content efforts--and maybe help the company recruit talented students to work for the company. GoPro announced the deal with USC as part of its new community effort, which it is calling the GoPro Awards, which allows users to share their photos, clips, and more for inclusion in GoPro's content efforts.

Verizon Digital Media Acquires Volicon

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Los Angeles-based content delivery network provider Verizon Digital Media Services --which is better known to locals as the former operations of EdgeCast--said it has agreed to acquire Volicon , a provider of video capture, archival, compliance monitoring and clip creation workflow for broadcasters. Verizon Digital Media Services, which is now part of AOL, said it will use the acquisition to help it bolster its servies in the area of broadcast and online video.

Hyundai Links With Mitu On Latino Youth Outreach

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Los Angeles-based mitu , the Latino-focused online content developer backed by Upfront Ventures, WPP, AwesomenessTV, and Verizon Ventures, said on Monday that has linked up with Hyundai Motor America , to launch a new digital series called "What's Good in your Hood". According to the two, the new branded content series will help Hyundai connect with latino youth and communities in the America, by highlighting the impact of local businesses in Latino communities.