Nimble Links Contact Records, Web Pages

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Nimble , the developer of web-based, contact management software, said Thursday that it has enhanced its software to allow users to link any web page to contact records in the product. Nimble's web-based software lets users track all of their interaction with a customer or client, including emails, social networking activity, phone calls, and more. The firm has been looking to bring contact management into the web-based, social age with its software.

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The End of the Web? Don’t Bet on It. Here’s Why

Both Sides of the Table

In it he asserts that the web is dying and in its ashes will see the rise of the “App Internet.” The web is dying and will be replaced by “the App Internet.” Social media will be pervasive in the enterprise and is primarily driving by customer interactions.

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Tealium Adds $35M to Expand Technology, Sharpen Customer Focus

Xconomy

Tealium, a San-Diego startup that provides online advertising tag management and marketing services for enterprise customers, has raised $35 million in a growth financing deal intended to expand its technology and market reach. In a statement last week, Tealium said it created the briefing center to help its customers understand how its services can be combined to deliver compelling experiences. It’s about defining your data across the Web and now mobile.”.

Attract A MILLION New Customers Overnight with YouTube Marketing – Literally

Tech Zulu Event

This first video they did became viral and the CMO, Jeffrey Harmon , paved the way to create an entertaining brand web series called Diary of a Dirty Tongue. YouTube was not a hobby; it meant sales, it meant building customer relationships, it meant managing product inquires.

Rubicon Project Hails Growth, New Customers

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The startup says it added more than 200 new publishers and 100 new buyer channels for the six months ended March 31, 2013, and that its customers now include more than 500 of the world''s premium publishers, including eBay UK, Time, ABC News, the Wall Street Journal, Tribune Company, Virgin Media, People, Universal and many others. Los Angeles-based Rubicon Project says today that it is one of the "fastest growing ad technology companies in history".

Group: California Internet Tax Bill Will Harm California Web Businesses

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California's move yesterday to tax out-of-state, e-commerce retailers, will cause "immediate devastating loss of income" to web-based business in California, says a group focused on the affiliate marketing industry. Affiliate programs allow website owners to collect a small fee for referring customers to e-commerce retailers, and have been a common way for web sites to monetize their Internet traffic.

AnyMeeting Targets Business Customers With New iPhone App

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Orange County-based web and video conferencing tools developer AnyMeeting said Wednesday that it has launched a new, iPhone application, which is targeted at business users. According to AnyMeeting, the new iPhone app follows similar apps the company recently released for the iPad and Android. Those apps all allow users to participate in conference calls and video conferences, including using the iPhone''s front or back facing cameras, document sharing, push-to-talk, and other featuers.

Small Business Marketing | Get Customers versus Get Leads

Tech Zulu Event

Having paying “Customers” is what makes the cash register roar. An entrepreneur having low self worth is the number one deterrent for a potential customer not buying into what you are selling. Now that we know how to create customers, how do people find us in the first place?

5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras

From the Venture Trenches

The pride and effort they have placed in building up their business should be reflected through their web presence. More than a calling card a businesses website is how customers will discover, assess and interact with you and how you in turn, can engage your customers.

The Five Major Tech Trends of 2016

Xconomy

“Cognitive computing,” artificial intelligence, machine learning, and advanced data analytics are evolving companies’ understanding of their customers in game-changing ways. The Device-Agnostic Customer Experience.

Sony Online Entertainment: Customer Data Stolen

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San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment , the developer of massively multiplayer online games, has provided details of the intrusion on the firm's systems, saying that hackers may have stolen its customer information.

Airlines Must Improve IT Infrastructure Now or Pay Later  

Xconomy

At the tail end of this past holiday season—on one of the busiest travel days of the year—thousands of arriving international passengers found themselves stuck for hours in the line at customs, waiting to be processed. Customs and Border Protection United Airlines UpGuard Web

5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras

From the Venture Trenches

The pride and effort they have placed in building up their business should be reflected through their web presence. More than a calling card a businesses website is how customers will discover, assess and interact with you and how you in turn, can engage your customers. With over three billion local search queries in any given month on Google alone, no business can afford not to be on the web. The same can be said of your attitudes and assumptions towards the web.

CreatorUp Links You With Top Filmakers & YouTube Creators To Make Awesome Web Series

Tech Zulu Event

CreatorUp is the online web series school teaching the next generation of web series creators how to make and market their own new video projects on the web. We also host video-conferences with students who want to learn specific topics around web video.

The 7 “Free” Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

Jason Nazar

The 7 Ways to Get (unpaid) Traffic on the Web. “If There are 7 Ways to Get Traffic on the Web, in no weighted order they are: 1.) Search Engines – Google, Yahoo, MSN, ASK redirect billions of searches everyday.Search engines have the potential to drive millions of visitors to a given site.Wikipedia and About are two of the most popular sites on the web, but the majority of their traffic comes from referrals from search engines, not people going directly to their site.To

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4 Essential Webpage Elements for Getting Site Visitors to Convert

Tech Zulu Event

Much effort and study has been expended to determine how a web site can better convert its visitors to paying customers. The good news is there are more than a few ways to improve the chances a visitor will become a customer. .

How This Startup Turned An April Fools Joke Into Customers

InfoChachkie

Last week, Divshot turned a simple April Fool''s Day joke into a marketing coup, generating nearly 6,000 Tweets and over a thousand Beta customers. Divshot''s solution is an innovative web development tool, which automatically generates professional-grade code during the wire framing process.

How This Startup Turned An April Fools Joke Into Customers

InfoChachkie

Last week, Divshot turned a simple April Fool''s Day joke into a marketing coup, generating nearly 6,000 Tweets and over a thousand Beta customers. Divshot''s solution is an innovative web development tool, which automatically generates professional-grade code during the wire framing process.

Gary Hayslip on the City of San Diego as Cybersecurity Test Bed

Xconomy

He oversees a web of government computer networks that enable city residents to pay their parking tickets, submit bids on city contracts, and make online payments for city taxes and sewer fees.

With $30M Infusion, Certona Aims for Bigger Share of Digital Retail

Xconomy

If online retailing is one of the most tumultuous and fast-changing corners of the Internet, the growth of marketing technologies that retailers use to serve their customers and to personalize their shopping experience has been an even wilder ride. The company now has about 130 employees, and counts Petco, Advance Auto Parts, Pier 1 Imports, and Charlotte Russe among its 500-plus retailer customers in over 70 countries. The differentiator is going to be customer experience.”.

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Nervana’s $400M+ Buyout Reflects Key Tech Trend in Machine Learning

Xconomy

Earlier this year, Nervana began offering its AI technology in the cloud to business customers , using a software-as-a-service model.

Can Blip.TV Change The Indie Production Market On The Web?

Tech Zulu Event

If you’re a big supporter of indie films or web series you’re probably checking out your favorites on a variety of different sites on the web. And the ability for viewers to create custom accounts might be a bit more helpful too.

Curating The Web Using PublishThis, with Matt Kumin

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If you're a web publisher, or even a brand developing your own outreach to customers through a newsletter or microsite, how do you efficiently gather and curate all of the news and information out there? It's all about what is happening on the realtime web.

Why Entrepreneurs Should Care About Inequality and Divisiveness

Xconomy

We are not Sweden—nor do we need to be—but we do need to invest in closing the income gap through education and training that produces new customers and workers for entrepreneurs and the array of services and amenities a middle-class lifestyle affords.

At “The Vine,” Developer Builds a Vertical Campus for Tech Startups

Xconomy

The 11-year-old company provides customer relationship management software-as-a-service for companies like Electrolux, Whirlpool, and Samsung, helping them re-purpose their training materials and other “help content” to improve their customer experience.

Websense Wins Credit Union Customer

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San Diego-based Websense , the developer of web security tools, reports today that it has been selected by Addison Avenue Federal Credit Union, to safeguard data for the credit union's 38 branches. Financial details of the win were not disclosed. Websense said that Addison Avenue had actually been using the firm since 2007, but decided to roll out the solution further as part of a $4.75 billion merger between that credit union and First Tech Credit Union in the past year. READ MORE>>.

Water Metering Startup Wins Vote for “Best Demo” at EvoNexus Event

Xconomy

Co-founder and CEO Charles Brown said the Web-based system would save salons thousands of dollars each year by providing more precise measurements. — Approved , presented by co-founder and CEO Andy Taylor, is developing Web-based software that enables any home mortgage lender to streamline the loan approval process. Water Pigeon Web wireless

GPS Tracking Keeps Internet of Things Moving for Vehicle Management

Tech Zulu Event

Manufacturers, managers and someday customers will be able to identify which factors affect which parts of their vehicle. Apps & Software Automotive Applications auto Commercial connectivity customer Data Growth industry Internet of Things IoT Network

Fintech Lender Uses Profitability to Step Out from Industry Cloud

Xconomy

Nevertheless, Gilbert said most customers still want to talk to a loan officer and have a consultative discussion. Fortunately, our default rate has always been low, so even during the recession our customers made on-time payments. We, along with other leading lenders in this space, are diligent at disclosing costs and terms, and take extra measures to ensure customers understand what they are getting into,” Gilbert said.

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Local.com Buys Web Hosting Customers

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Irvine-based Local.com , which operates a local search site and network, announced today that it has acquired 22,000 web hosting subscribers from LaRoss Partners, in a deal worth approximately $2.6M Local.com said those web hosting customers pay approximately $35 per month for web hosting services, provided by a third party. As part of the deal, Local.com said it also has the option to buy another 10,000 web hosting subscribers during the first quarter of 2010.

Five Things to Consider Before You Launch Your Fashion Brand Online

Tech Zulu Event

You don’t have to worry about hiring web designers and marketing specialists to draw traffic to the site. Defining Your Customer Base. Before you launch your fashion brand, you need to define your customer base. Interacting With Your Customers.

Local.com Buys More Web Hosting Customers

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Irvine-based Local.com reports this morning that it has acquired another 10,000 web hosting customers, from LaRoss Partners, LLC. According to Local.com, the buy brings its total web hosting subscribers to 50,000. The new purchase of web hosting customers comes a month after the firm acquired 22,000 web hosting customers from LaRoss for $2.6M.

UX Workshops by Celebrated Author & Usability Expert, Eric Reiss

Tech Zulu Event

He is the author of various best selling books including Practical Information Architecture, Web Dogma ’06 and Usable Usability. Dev & Design Events Eric Reiss FatDux Group LA UX Meetup Practical Information Architecture Usable Usability UX Web Dogma“Great presentation.