4 Essential Webpage Elements for Getting Site Visitors to Convert

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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

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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.

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How This Startup Turned An April Fools Joke Into Customers

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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.

Taylor Freeman of UploadVR on Building a Passionate Culture for Good

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Taylor returned home and dove into learning web development and design on his own. He ended up building a digital agency that did everything from custom apps and web development to branding and digital marketing.

VC Confessions: We Passed On Twilio’s Seed Round

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Rather, we value entrepreneurs' time and thus our diligence generally includes introducing them to potential customers and partners. The difference is that VoiceXML does not leverage customers' knowledge of web development.

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TechZulu Tech Crawl | Culver City Edition!

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ZehnerGroup designs and builds custom websites that scale. Our unique entrepreneurial spirit lends itself perfectly to launching the next great web startup or is generating that fresh spark to create a competitive advantage for a large corporation. Custom ad deals and partnerships.

How to Find and Hire a Developer

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At Silicon Beach Fest Hollywood 2012 Kevin Winston organized a panel called “How to Find and Hire a Developer”. Always have a developer do a test project before hiring them to make sure they deliver quality work. Offer the customers a discount for buying in advance.

Hacking Hacker News – How Wily Startups Leverage Social News Sites

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Divshot's Founders conceived of their innovative web development solution, which automatically generates professional-grade code during the wire framing process, during a Startup Weekend event in Kansas City. This article previously appeared in Forbes.

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Design for the Novice, Configure for the Pro

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I’ve had a long-standing rule of thumb in product design, which I call “design for the novice, configure for the pro.&# I started saying this back in 2001/02, long before the era of Web 2.0, Fast forward a decade and now I had a startup filled with smart web developers.

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

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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 Disappearing Face Of Mainstream Retailing Setting

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While in 1996, Hotmail launched e-mail on the web, and it opened the world of online communications. Online retailing has also allowed every person like you to establish a career at the comfort of your home—from freelancing to selling clothes to baking cupcakes for online customers.

TZ Startup Hot Seat | Vincent Borel Co-Founder of Webdoc

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Webdoc is a web platform that allows you to easily create interactive posts mixing different web contents through a simple and intuitive drag & drop interface. Think YouTube but for creating and virally sharing rich web creations and going beyond broadcast.

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How Sendgrid Makes Sure Those App Emails Go Through, With Jim Franklin

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If you're an application developer, sending emails through your application can be a chore. We move transactional mail between web applications and end users. We now send over six billion emails per month on behalf of those customers.

Startup Weekend LA | An Insiders Story of a Startup on Steroids

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The team needed would consist of at least 1 non-technical business person (me) and 2 or more technical people—designer and developer. Two of the developers that were going to join me decided to continue on with their idea since they already had a team.

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NetDNA Connects CDN To Web Apps, Services

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Los Angeles-based content delivery network (CDN) provider NetDNA is making it easier for web application developers to use its CDN services, saying Monday that it has launched a new service to embed web acceleration capabilities into their web services and applications. The company said its new NetDNA Acceleration Platform gives web developers ability to control CDN provisioning--either as a way to resell CDN services, or to help boost their site performance.

A Day in the Life of a Product Manager

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The term a gile development is defined, and the panel agreed unanimously that maintaining this mindset is necessary. You always want perfect data on what customers are doing. The challenge is in getting clear numbers, but not often as cleanly as a basic web analytics report.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: The Kool-Aid Test: “Why do I need anything? Why do I need yours? Why do I need it now?"

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► February (1) Building and Developing an A++ Team ► 2008 (14) ► December (1) Develop a Culture Roadmap ► November (2) Green Week - Save the Environment and Your Cash Creating a Culture of Innovation: Cultural Values.

Software Development Companies in Southern California

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This is a private group of CTOs who are responsible for software development within their companies. They are generally the senior most person responsible for custom software development, database design, database administration, web development, etc. But where do the software development companies in Southern California congregate? Even still, this barely touches all the different companies in Southern California where software development is happening.

Stickam.com Rolls Out API

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Los Angeles-based Stickam.com, an online web site focused on webcam and live video streaming, said this morning that it has released a new application programming interface (API). According to the site, the new API allows web developers to integrate live video streaming onto their sites. The firm said it is targeting live streaming for marketing, e-learning, social networks, and customer support.

Map of VC Investments

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Posted byTony Karrer at 9:30 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning.

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Realistic Entrprenuers Guide to Venture Capital

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, March 20, 2007 Realistic Entrprenuers Guide to Venture Capital Seths guide is worth reading - The realistic entrepreneurs guide to venture capital Posted byTony Karrer at 2:43 PM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning.

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F2F Still Matters

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Posted byTony Karrer at 9:09 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning.

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Open Source Business Model

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There are quite a few other Software Development Companies in Southern California working on open source and/or freemium business models. Common revenue streams are consulting, training, support, customization, upgraded versions for corporate applications, etc. Technology Advisor Technology Roles in Startups Pricing Customer Acquisition Sunk Costs and More -. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta.

Time Rich, Time Poor and Apple

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In it he separates web consumers into: Time Rich (more time than money) and Time Poor (more money than time). Posted byTony Karrer at 10:01 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning.

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Kevin Federline Search Engine

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8 Ways the Internet has Changed Software Marketing

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March 14, 2007 10:47 AM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning. Technology Advisor Technology Roles in Startups Pricing Customer Acquisition Sunk Costs and More -. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta.

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MyShape Article - Analyst Misses the Point

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Entreprenuer Network

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Google Maps Mobile

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Stanford Podcasts - eHarmony - Greg Waldorf

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A couple of things I should add - Greg didnt mention the technical challenges they had (scalable complex matching algorithm) and the issues they had with an initial developer. Posted byTony Karrer at 9:15 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning.

Challenge of Predicting Winners

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Interesting Model for University President

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Posted byTony Karrer at 8:30 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning. Technology Advisor Technology Roles in Startups Pricing Customer Acquisition Sunk Costs and More -.

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Events and Networking in Los Angeles

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Posted byTony Karrer at 5:03 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning. Technology Advisor Technology Roles in Startups Pricing Customer Acquisition Sunk Costs and More -.

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