Docstoc Bolstering Premium Business Courses

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Santa Monica-based Docstoc , the online small business resources site led by Jason Nazar, is looking to bolster its video content with more content around small business subjects. In an email to supporters, Nazar said Monday that the company is looking to partner with experts, to shoot courses around such subjects as getting customers, learning online software, marketing, raising money, and other business topics. docstoc business video course premium documents

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eHarmony Launches Site For Spanish Speaking Singles

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Los Angeles-based online matchmaking site eHarmony said Thursday that it is expanding its market, and has launched a brand new site, specifically aimed at Spanish speaking singles. According to eHarmony, its new web site is built to serve both Spanish speaking singles in the U.S., eHarmony said the new Spanish site will be launched into several other countries, including Mexico and Spain, over the course of 2016.

CAA, William Morris Back Online Video Education Site

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Two, Hollywood heavyweights--the Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and William Morris Endeavor (WME) --are backing an online site which provides live workshops from experts. creativeLive competes against Lynda.com , the online video education site based in Goleta, which has grown to be one of the region's fastest growing companies through its online courses for learning creative software.

Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation Launches New Nonprofit Site

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation , the nonprofit arm of talent management software developer Cornerstone OnDemand , said this morning that i thas launched a new online learning and social networking site for nonprofits. The group said the courses include training on fundraising and development, leadership, accounting and finance, operations, marketing and communications, volunteer engagement and program management.

What is Deep Learning and Why Does Google Have a Free Course On It?

Tech Zulu Event

Google has started a free course meant to teach people about deep learning. So what exactly is deep learning and why would Google start a free course dedicated to it? As one of the biggest tech giants out there, it makes sense for Google to devote an entire course to it.

lynda.com Releases New iOS App

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Carpinteria-based online learning and video education site lynda.com said Tuesday that the company has updated its iOS application, completely re-designing the mobile app for the latest features of the operating system. lynda.com said the new iOS app includes resizing to different size screens, offline course and video viewing, and other features. Lynda.com said both apps provide access to more than 110,000 videos from 2,600 courses.

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Lynda.com Ties Into LinkedIn To Showcase Job Skills

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Carpinteria-based online education site lynda.com has tied into a new program from LinkedIn , to highlight courses that users of both sites have completed through the online learning site. lynda online education video courses linkedin jobs resume employment

Docstoc Swizzles Site, Sharpens Focus On Premium Content

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In a move to make things easier to find on the site, Santa Monica-based Docstoc launched a major redesign Tuesday, swizzling the navigation of the site to better highlight the company''s move to provide premium business documents and information to small and medium sized businesses. and the documents, business courses, and other tools relevant to those stages.

DocStoc Launches Expert Video

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In what it calls a "video MBA", Santa Monica-based DocStoc has launched a major new feature of the site, aimed at helping small businesses and professionals learn about everything from building a brand, pitching their business plan, running an Adwords campaign, and more.

Newegg Expands Into Textbook Sales

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The company said the move makes sense because it already has a base of students as customers, who are using the site for their technology needs. newegg textbook student college books courses ecommerce sales expansionLos Angeles-based e-commerce retailer Newegg said this morning that it is expanding its lineup of products, and has expanded into textbook sales for high school and college students.

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Lynda.com Buys European Video Training Firm

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lynda.com , the online learning and video instruction site based in Carpinteria, is putting some of its new funding to work, saying this morning that it has acquired video2brain, GmbH , a European online video training company, to help expand its services worldwide.

Lynda.com Expands In Southeast Asia

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Lynda.com , the online video education site which offers up a large library of video tutorials in computer software, business skills, design, and other areas, is in a big expansion today, saying that it has started offering up its products in Southeast Asia. lynda southeast asia expansion learning video tutorial international courses school

Is Your Wireless Infrastructure Provider Delivering?

Southern California Edison Blog

The most obvious, of course, is when a wireless infrastructure provider doesn’t have enough fiber inventory where the TSP needs it or if connections are too slow to support end users.

Frameworks Round 1

TechEmpower

Check out the new stand-alone framework benchmarks site if you are interested in the latest and most accurate data. You are viewing the first round of web application framework benchmarks. We have since posted a second round and third round that each include community-contributed updates.

Schoolofbookkeeping Looks To Tackle Online Accouting Education

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A new, Santa Barbara-based startup, Schoolofbookkeeping.com , launched this week, offering up online courses for bookkeepers, accountants, business owners, and accounting students. The online site offers up a catalog of online, video courses, around such topics as using QuickBooks and basics of bookkeeping, with an initial course focused on the bookkeeping fundamentals using QuickBooks.

Framework Benchmarks Round 13

TechEmpower

The large filters panel on our results web site is a testament to the ever-broadening spectrum of options for web developers. Oh, and of course we’re running it on Linux. Round 13 of the ongoing Web Framework Benchmarks project is here!

Lime is building its first scooter ‘lifestyle brand store’ in LA

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Glassdoor shows that the store manager job was posted more than 30 days ago, and the site estimates the potential salary at $41,000 to $74,000. This, of course, comes with risks too, as electric scooters can be dangerous to the novice or uncoordinated.

Greatly exceed early customer expectations.

Berkonomics

Of course most of us have limited resources for such overwhelming support of a new offering. First customers are critical. Greatly exceed expectations at all costs. There is so much history behind this insight, and so many stories that illustrate this point.

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Does Your Team Know What Success Looks Like?

Alon Schwartz

We were both right, of course?—?looking Yes, we were able to launch the website without a hitch (well, maybe a few…), but we also didn’t hit our biggest milestones for site visits. Shot of a group of businesspeople high fiving in an office.

Niche marketing works. Here’s how.

Berkonomics

Of course not. Create social media posts with links to your site that drive search engine scores and increase search traffic. Close.

Why You Can’t Get Serious About Productivity Unless You Optimize How Your People Use Your Space

Both Sides of the Table

I saw this kind of behavior even 20 years ago when I worked at Accenture where staff was mostly at client sites but when they returned to the office there was a rush to phantom book the limited meeting rooms.

Lynda.com Launches Android App

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Fans of online, video site lynda.com now have the option to access that company''s extensive library of video tutorials on the go, through a new Android app, the company said this morning. Interested in improving your skills in web design or photography while on the go?

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Understanding the Underbelly of Online Marketing & Why You’ll Lose if You Don’t

Both Sides of the Table

If you’re a technology startup you need to excel at product, of course. Of course once submitted you could send out links to your friends and ask them to upvote your content and that would help. Of course reciprocity matters so they would all leap into action.

Sometimes your gut is the best you’ve got.

Berkonomics

Add to that knowing that there are three distinct buying seasons each year, and that this site was offering to mix and match sizes to fit, leaving orphan matching skirts and pants – and you can see why my concern.

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Schoolofbookkeeping Looks To Tackle Online Accounting Education

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A new, Santa Barbara-based startup, Schoolofbookkeeping.com , launched this week, offering up online courses for bookkeepers, accountants, business owners, and accounting students. The online site offers up a catalog of online, video courses, around such topics as using QuickBooks and basics of bookkeeping, with an initial course focused on the bookkeeping fundamentals using QuickBooks.

SwoopThat Expands Textbook Shopping Service

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La Jolla-based SwoopThat , an online comparison search site for textbooks, said today that it has expanded its course search technology on the site, making it easier for students to save on textbooks. The site allows students to find their college courses, and automatically searches through online retailers for the best prices on textbooks for those courses.

Another personal story: Timing is everything in a sale.

Berkonomics

Over a million of these gamers clicked to the company’s game web site each month for new information and to form an early Internet game community. Of course, we took all of these.

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Straight Outta Twitter

Eric Greenspan

Over the next few months, Seth focused almost entirely on creating content for the site. With lack of capital, we eventually began selling courses to partners to help us both increase our income and to help Seth make the jump to full time.

Lynda.com Gets Award For Job Creation

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Lynda.com , the site which helps people learn software and other skills from online videos, has been recognized for its job creation, the firm said Friday, ranking number 1 in job creation in education by Inc.

Pragmatism with Flavor

TechEmpower

So even if that business doesn't exist as anything but a web site, we want them to avoid unnecessary technology risks. Although we spend plenty of time researching and developing with new technologies based on desire and need, we don't want our clients to be guinea pigs (unless that's the nature of their business, of course). A site with a million users is much easier to manage today than it was in 2000. Project needs vary, of course, so technology chemistries vary in turn.

What are the Technical Performance Requirements for your Startup?

SoCal CTO

It’s well documented that response time has significant business impact: An ecommerce site that makes $100,000 per day could lose up to $2.5 Google told us back in 2010 that site speed was important for SEO. Consider two different types of systems: eCommerce or Content web site.

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ValueClick Founder And Internet Pioneer Brian Coryat: Startups Are Like Pouring Water Downhill

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During the course of his talk, Brian mentioned that, "Startups are like pouring a bucket of water down a hill. Where To Pour - The site at which you begin pouring will have a tremendous influence on where the water ultimately flows. Easy To Start, Hard To Control.

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32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

SoCal CTO

Of course, it's way more complex than just these questions. What are some good examples of similar sites? Examples of other brands/sites that are similar from a brand perspective? Is the whole site SSL/HTTPS, only the login process, or something in between?

Lynda.com Hit By Password Breach

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Online learning site Lynda.com , which is now part of LinkedIn/Microsoft, has been hit by a password breach, which compromised less than 55,000 accounts at the service. The hashed passwords spurred a reset of accounts on the site, as well as a wider warning to its users. Lynda said the breach also included information on contact information and courses viewed, according to an email sent to users.

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32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

SoCal CTO

Of course, it's way more complex than just these questions. What are some good examples of similar sites? Examples of other brands/sites that are similar from a brand perspective? Is the whole site SSL/HTTPS, only the login process, or something in between?