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Interview with Ted Dhanik, engage:BDR

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Ted was an executive at Myspace, as VP of Strategic Marketing, and was at LowerMyBills before that. What, if anything, did you learn from Myspace which you are applying here? It's funny, though I would say that a lot of the work we're doing here is similar to what we were doing at Myspace in the beginning. Initially, Myspace was competing with Friendster, and lots of influeners on MySpace were coming from Friendster, so we were doing a lot of outreach to those users.

Stephan Paternot shares open letter to Facebook’s Zuckerberg

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Yes, we’re talking pre-Friendster, MySpace , Facebook …you get the point. At the very least, he’s a tangible example of life after an IPO.

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Interview with Josh Brooks, Postcard On The Run

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We spoke with Josh Brooks , the founder and CEO of the company, about what the firm is doing, his background at MySpace, and what's next for the company. I ran program and marketing for MySpace for a little over three years. After MySpace, I did the old Burbank to San Jose commute.

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Mike Jones On Science Inc.'s First Firms

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In November, Michael Jones, the former CEO of MySpace, announced his plans for Science Inc. eventup meundies marketplace ecommerce studio accelerator incubator myspace science jones mikewww.science-inc.com), a new technology studio aimed at building new businesses in Los Angeles.

What Makes a Successful Startup Community? Is it Possible to Build One Where You Live?

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Or how about the best example – Loic Le Meur gets everybody over to Paris every year for Le Web. For every Overture or MySpace in LA you had the next tier of management who made a little bit of money and is now looking to build something massive.

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How Classy Is Helping Nonprofits To Attract and Retain Supporters

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Scott Chisolm: The software came about, when we realized we had totally outgrown the system we were using to take registration for the events and to allow attendees to make donation, which was a combination of Evite, Paypal, and Myspace.

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Interview with Matt and Amanda MacNaughton, PromoJam

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We also have a mobile platform, which integrates with Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace. Amanda MacNaughton: An example of this is we powered a promotion for Rock the Vote, a big campaign for them. What's the best way to get the word out about your brand on social media?

Interview Dan Dato and Bruce Brown, Upstart.LA

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We're seeing a lot of second generation entrepreneurs coming in--the people at MySpace, the Josh Bermans going off to do things with Fox, but now is at BeachMint. Some examples of those who we have worked very closely with are Ron Garrett, who was the lead engineer on Google AdWords.

Interview with Heather Lipner, Uncovet

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the startup studio headed by former MySpace CEO Mike Jones, launched. Most recently, I was at MySpace, where I was the creative director for rebranding and for the new site. How did you connect with Science--was that the MySpace connection with Mike?

Southern California Accelerator Report Card: Q1 2013

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is the incubator program started by former MySpace CEO Mike Jones, and which includes such notable entrepreneurs as Mike Macadaan, Peter Pham, and Tom Dare.

Why I’m Doubling Down on the Twitter Ecosystem

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as an example of why I shouldn’t be investing in the Twitter ecosystem any longer. Here’s some examples you can infer from the social data: @SnoopDogg has more Twitter fans in Texas than he has in New York. It is an awesome example of the power of implicit data.

Do you Suffer from the Urgency Addiction? It’s More Common Than you Think

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Example: I was recently in China and had three public appearances. Zone of Effectiveness – The examples that Covey talks about here are things like exercise and planning. Here’s an example where good behavior leads to higher results.

Pinterest Marketing & Technology Firm, HelloSociety Generates $30M In Additional Sales Revenue For Its Clients

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Pinterest said earlier last year it had topped Google+, LinkedIn and YouTube combined, for example and beat Twitter in February the same year.

The Power of Getting the Band Back Together

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” It’s like you hear about “mafia’s” of PayPal, Facebook, MySpace, Salesforce, etc. Here’s just one example post featuring the wisdom I learned from Stuart about negotiations. Startups are hard. You’ve heard that a million times.

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Effective Startup 360-Performance Reviews - Entrepreneurs Should Sanity Check Their Self-awareness

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Remember all those terrible MySpace self-portraits? The MySpace teens liked the photos, in part, because they showed the mirror image of themselves which matched the adolescents’ self-images. . Note: This is part I of a two part series. Part II will be available soon. “He

Interview with Mike Macadaan, Urbandig

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One of Urbandig's co-founders, Mike Macadaan -- the former VP of User Experience at MySpace, and creator of the technology conference Twiistup--sat down to talk to us about the company. Mike Macadaan: After MySpace, I had a little bit of downtime.

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Interview with Fouad ElNaggar, Redpoint Ventures

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We've been quite active, and have had a bunch of acquisitions lately -- including Internet Brands and MySpace -- a total of over 2 billion in acquisition in Southern California. Machinima is an example of one of the companies which has taken the time to build those relationships.

Most Common Early Start-up Mistakes

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In some countries outside the US (the UK for example) employers can specify in an employment contract that ANY IP you develop while you’re employed by that company is owned by them. BUT … if you do create the next MySpace, Facebook or Twitter there will be much money at stake. But for the sake of my example – say 20%.

Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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And thats not even counting MySpace, which Rupert Murdoch famously paid $580 million for in 2005. We have all the people who came out of eHarmony; who came from MySpace and Overture and PriceGrabber and Lastminute.com and Shopzilla and CitySearch and all these places.

The Interaction of Our Lives | QR Codes and Augmented Reality

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There’s a good possibility there was a QR code on it offering you free tracks from the band’s MySpace page. As I’m writing this article, Mother’s Day is just around the corner and what better example of AR in our lives than showing thanks to our mother’s with it.

Why Entrepreneurs & VCs Should Focus on Basecamp, Not the Summit

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After that they realized the power of the platform for “microblogging.&# Only later, for example, did people come up with the idea for hashtags that help organize information. This article originally appeared on Silicon Alley Insider.

Can You Really Build a Great Tech Firm Outside Silicon Valley?

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Let me use LA as an example. It’s true that MySpace didn’t become Facebook, but it did spawn 7 or 8 great LA companies run by founders with experience. This article originally appeared on TechCrunch.

The “buggy whip” trap.

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Take for example, the public’s quick acceptance of Facebook, Zinga, Mixi, and other social networking portals, leaving early leader MySpace wondering what happened to their comfortable lead and large fan base. Surely you’ve heard the buggy whip analogy.

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What Mattered in 2010: John Babcock, Rustic Canyon Partners

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We last talked with Michael Jones, CEO of MySpace. The growth of Facebook Connect is one of the more striking examples. All this week, we are sharing the opinions of some of the top influencers in Southern California's high tech communityk.

Spolsky on Software on Both Sides of The Table

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For example, Excel was able to read files from Lotus, and was able to save the file without losing any information. For example, stackoverflow developers use the product every day, and they can’t help but interract with their uers.

Rustic Canyon Speaks out on GaiKai Exit, Changing Nature of VC, LA Tech & More

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That let people play popular titles, for example, directly in Facebook. And I suspect that, at Myspace, he got a lot of experience on how to run a product at scale.

Interview with Aaron Hirschhorn, DogVacay.com

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the business incubator and studio headed by former MySpace CEO Mike Jones. There's also a similar, review of dogs, so a host can say, for examplethis dog barks a lot, so maybe you shouldn't book that dog if your neighbor complains. Do you have a pet dog, and do you travel a lot?

Social Networking Entreprenuerial Opportunities

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The current huge players (MySpace, Facebook, etc.) One of the examples that was discussed by one of the panelists was MyCoke.com. It was pointed to as an example of a social network. Last Saturday, I was a panelist at the CalTech - Social Networks event. It was a really good event with lots of interesting folks in attendance. I would guess that there was about 100 people - on a Saturday in Pasadena. That shows some interest in the topic.

Interview with Eric Bjorndahl, TravBuddy.com

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For example, if you wanted to travel somewhere, such as Paris, at Christmas, you can see who else is going at the same time. At the time, there were lots of social networking sites, like Facebook and MySpace, but there weren't any sites based on travel.

Interview with Derrick Oien, Intercasting

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A good example of what we do is, you can open a WAP browser on your phone and go to m.myspace.com, which is perfectly fiîe. But, with Intercasting and our ANTHEM version of MySpace, it's a client integrated into the device. You can do additional things like access the camera, upload photos directly to MySpace, go to your address book on the phone and send direct message to friends. Not only can you send photos to MySpace, you can bring content down to your handset.

Interview with Ian Swanson, Sometrics

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I worked at Userplane, building social applications for sites like MySpace. You want to be able to target these buckets--for example, an advertiser like Warner Brothers might want to promote their Batman film and show a trailer to a user that fits a certain profile. The majority of them are social application developers, who have social applications on Facebook, MySpace, Friendster, Bebo, and Hi5, either using the Facebook API or OpenSocial.

Interview with Sometrics, Ian Swanson

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I worked at Userplane, building social applications for sites like MySpace. You want to be able to target these buckets--for example, an advertiser like Warner Brothers might want to promote their Batman film and show a trailer to a user that fits a certain profile. The majority of them are social application developers, who have social applications on Facebook, MySpace, Friendster, Bebo, and Hi5, either using the Facebook API or OpenSocial.

Interview with Jason Kiesel and Kurt Daradics, FreedomSpeaks

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For example, if your issue is healthcare--which is hot right now--you can target certain members of a subcommittee, or your memberships' individual Senators or Congressmen--or even the President or Vice President, if you want. For example, if you write a letter, you can post it to Facebook, or Myspace, or send a tweet about it--it's all integrated into the product itself.