VIRURL Adds RSS Ads

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Los Angeles-based VIRURL , the provider of online advertising technology, said Thursday that it has added a new feature called RSS Ads. The firm said its new feature allows publishers to use RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds to automatically distribute and create ads from a publisher's articles. The firm said its RSS Ads feature is being used to help content owners automate the process of creating and launching its content ads.

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Here are 10 Tips from BuzzFeed to Make Your Content Go Viral

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I recently had the pleasure of spending an hour with Jon Steinberg, president of Buzzfeed , a company who focuses on helping media companies make their content go viral. But of course we also focused on making content go viral. Or creating quizzes or games with your content.

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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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Lunch.com Adds Personalized RSS Feeds

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Johnson, told its users today that it has unveiled a new, personal RSS feed feature to the site. According to Lunch.com, the new feed can be added to blogs, personal sites, or elsewhere to help users promote their content. Los Angeles-based Lunch.com , the online social media and networking site run by J.R. Lunch.com allows users to find and share recommendations on products and other topics with other users, and find others who share similar interests.

Coull Entrepreneurs Get More Customers

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Apologies: an incomplete draft of this article was inadvertently sent out previously via RSS. As noted in YouTubers Come Of Age – Google Scores A Solid Return On Its Video Development Fund , many YouTube personalities are sensitive to the nature of the ads associated with their content.

The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery

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First, A Primer: Portals, RSS, Feed Readers & Delicious - When the web started we needed directories to find information and thus Yahoo! Then came RSS ( Really Simple Syndication ) widely credited to Dave Winer for driving the spec & adoption. Twitter is my curated RSS feed.

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Demand Media Spends $707K On Spanish Language Firm

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Demand had revealed in its 10Q earlier that it had acquired an un-named firm which specializes in the creation of Spanish and Portuguese language media content. The acquisition looks to be even bigger than the two most recently announced acquisitions by Demand Media, of Los Angeles-based IndieClick and El Segundo-based RSS Graffiti. publishing media content language portuguese spanish acquisition merger cast emerging demand

32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

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What special data, content, APIs, etc. Do you need to provide RSS? Content Management - do we need to allow easy editing of content in the system? Content access controls? Are regular users contributing content or only system administrators?

Lean Startup Legend Steve Blank Discloses His Most Daring Guerrilla Marketing Tactics

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At no charge, you can ingest the same content used by Steve's university students. • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS. I always walk away smarter after speaking with Steve Blank.

32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

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What special data, content, APIs, etc. Do you need to provide RSS? Content Management - do we need to allow easy editing of content in the system? Content access controls? Are regular users contributing content or only system administrators?

YouTubers Come Of Age – Google Scores A Solid Return On Its Video Development Fund

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Other than the occasional NBA game, he consumes his video content via our iPad and Xbox. Its evolution has resulted in a new class of entertainment entrepreneur, the creators of professional YouTube content, affectionately known as YouTubers.

Want to Know How to Join One of the Country’s Most Successful VC Fund?

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The viewer above (big thank you to ClipMine ) will allow you to skip forward to key moments by clicking on the contents tab on the left but to give you some insights on Matt. As always, you can subscribe to my YouTube channel, Soundcloud and podcast RSS feed. I recently interviewed Matt Mazzeo of Lowercase Capital. By now most of you know that Chris Sacca invested in what is now thought to be one of the best performing VC funds of all time having invested an $8.4

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Four Recruiting Lessons From Grandpa

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An encyclopedic knowledge of social media doesn’t matter; being able to continually create interesting content and drive visitors to your website is what really counts.

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Has Facebook Achieved What AOL Could Have A Generation Ago?

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If you don’t know, Instant Articles are Facebook’s new way to natively load articles within the app using an adapted RSS feed. And if you’re paying attention, you’ll understand that this is their third push for native media consumption: first photos, then videos, and now written content.

6 Steps To Raising Venture Capital – Hint: Preparation Matters More Than Your Pitch

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Based on your research from Step 1, you should be able to communicate meaningful and insightful comments regarding the partners’ tweets, blog content, etc. “One of the big misconceptions in baseball is that playing the game keeps you in shape to pitch. I wish that was true. It’s not.”

Startup Sales Lessons From TLC’s “Say Yes To The Dress”

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I do not consume much TV content, other than cable news. • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS

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Avoid Death By PowerPoint – Create Slides That Don’t Suck

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The other is for the content to standalone, allowing a reader to effectively review the slides without the benefit of a speaker's insights. You should also note your copyright ownership, depending on the nature of your content.

Top 120 Startup Posts for 2010

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My 1,000th Post on This Blog - Tim Berry's Blog - Planning Startups Stories , July 21, 2010 HTML5 video markup, compatibility and playback - Niall Kennedy's Weblog , February 8, 2010 Your Product Needs a Soul - ArcticStartup , February 12, 2010 Product Friday: Monetizing Content is a Product Problem - This is going to be BIG. Some really great stuff in 2010 that aims to help startups around product, technology, business models, etc.

How To Give A Horrendous Investor Pitch

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Select a complicated, distracting background that will compete with the slides'' content. • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS. A version of this article previously appeared on Inc.

How This Startup Kicked Oracle’s A$$

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When you have done your best, you have the right to be happy and content with yourself every night when you go to bed." • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS

Make Yourself Irresistible To A Startup

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May you end up like Bilbo at your journey''s end - proud of your exploits and content with your lifetime supply of Hobbit ale and Longbottom pipe-weed. • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS.

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How Many Times Should You Tweet Your Blog Post?

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I’ve argued previously that Twitter is a new form of curated RSS and in many ways it is. But it is a transient RSS reader. I think this is important – otherwise your Twitter feed just becomes, literally, an RSS reader.

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Hacking Hacker News – How Wily Startups Leverage Social News Sites

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When I asked Michael about soliciting such feedback, he admitted that, "Timing is the hardest thing to control: you can carefully craft worthwhile content, word your message brilliantly and then post at what you think is the perfect time and still end up with zero traction.

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Diva Startup Tips: @LadyGaga, @JLo, @Cher, @KatyPerry, @MariahCarey & @NickiMinaj

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In the analog world, record companies controlled content distribution and thus played a significant role in a diva’s success. • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS.

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Subscribe to RSS. Subscribe to RSS. The apps can stream video, audio, news feeds, Twitter, Facebook, sell digital content, physical merchandise, and much more. Subscribe to RSS. Our Best Interviews Via Email: Monthly. Weekly. Idea Mensch.

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. VentureBeat | News About Tech, Money and Innovation. Whats Hot Menu. what’s hot? Apple. iPad Mini.

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From Startup Newsletter To Best Selling Book: How This Entrepreneur Pulled It Off

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Consistency: Communicating with your constituents on a set schedule keeps your community engaged and forces you to create content, even when you feel you don''t have time to spare. A version of this article previously appeared on Inc.

Why Startups Need to Blog (and what to talk about …)

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If you’re going to pump out regular content that is meaningful, you obviously need to blog about a topic in which you’re knowledgeable, thoughtful and passionate. If you write good content and consistently you’ll build an audience over time.

Down the Stack | How Low Do You Go?

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So integrating an application with SaaS providers allows a developer to consume SaaS services as components and building blocks without having to reinvent the wheel (eg, using Google Maps for location services, using RSS aggregators for content/news services, etc). You’re a startup.

Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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RSS ); Why You Should Start a Company in. Report Content February 27, 2010 at 11:05am by Antone Johnson Great interview. 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.

BEASTMODE.FM Makes Following, Finding New Music Easy

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The service--the audio equivalent of an RSS reader--allows listeners to listen to whatever the latest tracks show up on music blogs, or listen to music classified by their musical interests, whether that is hip hop, electronic, indie, folk, rock, pop, or a number of other categories. content discover mobile android sound listening discovery music beastmodefm beastmodeAre you a fan of new music?

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How This Startup Turned An April Fools Joke Into Customers

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Be content with a little bit of raised brand awareness and don’t try to milk it too much.". • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS. A version of this article previously appeared on Inc.

My HBS Presentation - Web 2.0 Implications on Learning

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type tools (Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, RSS, RSS Readers) on corporate learning and someone like HBS. In the corporate space, these tools have quite an implication in that most training organizations get displaced for knowledge transfer as content gets created by end-users/learners instead of by the training organization. I've somewhat fallen off the map on this blog. Been traveling and consulting with a bunch of early-stage and growth companies.

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