Small Business Marketing | Get Customers versus Get Leads

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When I stumbled upon Shoeboxed I kissed the ground, danced around with joy like a drunken Pirate finding his treasure then shared the wealth with everyone in my crew… That’s social schmeedia right? The best place to find forums is Google. Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

SpeakerText | Video to Text Conversions

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The content of a video can in many instances provide amazing sound bytes and SEO friendly lines that unfortunately never get tracked. New Media Social Media Startup Video AI card munch crowdsourcing Google Google Voice matt mireles matt swanson SEO speakertext transcription twillio tyler kieftThe average video on a website has a half-life of six days. This means that 50% of the videos lifetime views will happen in that time frame.

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BLOGGER ALERT: How to Start a Blog and Make Money Blogging

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Write those down and then head over to Google Keyword Tool. And to the right you can see the amount of people who search Google for your search terms. Go Viral without becoming a Virus. In this article you’ll discover how to start a blog that makes money.

SEO for Startups

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I recently had a conversation with an pre-launch startup where they discussed how SEO was going to be really important for them. And to me, there seems to be a lot of confusion by founders of startups around search engine optimization (SEO) and how it works for a startup.

Google Maps Mobile

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Wednesday, February 28, 2007 Google Maps Mobile I recently downloaded Google Maps Mobile for my Treo. His work in social media, e-Learning and Performance Support has won awards and has led him into engagements at many Fortune 500 companies including Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Canada, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, Fidelity Investments, Symbol Technologies and SHL Systemhouse.

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ProfileTree | LinkedIn For Services, Advertisers & The Unemployed

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At the moment, Conolly heads the startups social media team in Egypt while Turdubaev looks after Russian countries and translation of the site. We have social share buttons on every page to encourage sharing from visitors and the business person themselves. social is where it is.

How brain-amputated developers created the social media plague

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Shortcut: sebastian-x.com Blog About Blogroll Links How brain-amputated developers created the social media plague Posted on 12 January, 2010 The bot playground commonly refered to as “social media&# is responsible for shitloads of absurd cretinism. SEO Mofo ! )

How to Decrease the Odds That Your Startup Fails

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In our industry we call that a TAM (total addressable market) and I’m sure you can even Google methods for calculating a TAM. Equally, hoping to unseat TripAdvisor without understand their SEO strengths and how much it would cost to knock them down would be naïve. That marketing can be PR or SEO or influencer distribution or other forms of “unpaid” marketing. You may have paid marketing: SEM, Social Media Ads, Banner Ads, email lists, etc.

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The Next 5 Years: Possible Trends in Business Software

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The increasing interest among SEO firms in the preparation of websites which display well across a multitude of platforms, including both standalone computers and mobile technology, will likely continue to impact Business Process Management.

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How to Solve the Biggest Frustration Marketers Have With Social

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When polled 88% of marketing professionals said they couldn’t accurately measure the effectiveness of their marketing campaigns and the majority said lack of ROI measurement is their single greatest frustration with social media (Forbes).

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

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Social Media. 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 s a simple formula, go to Google and type in this query site:“ name of your site.com ”.The

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Interview with Gordon Gould, SmartyPants Vitamins

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What do children's vitamins and social media have to do with one another? Gordon Gould , the co-founder of SmartPants, talks about the company and how it's applying what he learned founding ThisNext and from a long experience in the social media market to the consumer products goods area--what he describes as Brands 2.0. Gordon Gould: I've been doing social media and digital media for some 16 years--a long time.

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5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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Clash of the Titans: Google joins Apple, Microsoft in announcing new tablets (and more). Media. Streaming media. Social. Social media. Google Plus. Social networking. Social games. SEO Software.

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Interview with Sam Rogoway, Near Networks

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One, is it makes it easy for businesses to embed that video on their own website, on blogs, and Facebook, and they can also link to that video on their Google Places page. To the extent that a business is not familiar with embedding, we also help them with that process, with claiming their Google Places page, and link that video. There was a recent study which showed that adding a video makes it 53 times more likely that you'll have a Google first page search result.

Challenge of Predicting Winners

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Sunday, February 25, 2007 Challenge of Predicting Winners I just read a bit on the payout to YouTube from the Google Acquisition ( Internet News , CNN ). As I look at more and more start-ups predicated on viral growth, and at the use of social marketing, its becoming simultaneously easier to understand some aspects of viral growth and still a gap in understanding whats going to be that "hook" that will grab people at the end of the day.

Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Startup Marketing Ideas - Eric David Greenspan

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Then I check and manage our Google Adwords campaign and check our analytics/stats. I frequently work on networking through the social web and building new relationships that will foster knowledge gathering or business growth. We need to spend some time discussing what you do with the social web. It’s something I speak about quite a bit (see Social Media to Build Reputation and Reach Prospects and Social Media for Service Professionals ).

An Afternoon with Rap Genius | Mahbod Moghadam (Co-Founder)

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What You Know: A lengthy stream of media and press that have the tech world scratching their heads in confusion and/or denouncing them as the rap beef rudos of Silicon Valley. Fellow co-founder Ilan Zechory, met Mahbod and Tom at Yale and went on to work at Google for a number of years.

Los Angeles Tech Launched - Hot List

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One of the more interesting new features is that the site now takes into account social signals. Together these social signals indicate content that is likely of higher quality (or at least of higher interest). It also includes some other social signals such as traffic, clicks, etc. The social signals seem obvious in some cases, but not always clear to me in other cases. I'm happy to announce the launch of the Los Angeles Tech Content Community.

Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller

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I then worked as a product manager at NetZero/United Online in the VOIP group, and then most recently at Google as a product manager on the Picasa/Photos team based in Santa Monica. On the SEO side of things, I'll definitely want to get your feedback on Browse My Stuff.

Stanford Podcasts - eHarmony - Greg Waldorf

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His work in social media, e-Learning and Performance Support has won awards and has led him into engagements at many Fortune 500 companies including Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Canada, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, Fidelity Investments, Symbol Technologies and SHL Systemhouse. Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller SEO for Startups Startup Version 1.0 Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking?

Interesting Model for University President

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His work in social media, e-Learning and Performance Support has won awards and has led him into engagements at many Fortune 500 companies including Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Canada, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, Fidelity Investments, Symbol Technologies and SHL Systemhouse. Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller SEO for Startups Startup Version 1.0 Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking?

Events and Networking in Los Angeles

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His work in social media, e-Learning and Performance Support has won awards and has led him into engagements at many Fortune 500 companies including Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Canada, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, Fidelity Investments, Symbol Technologies and SHL Systemhouse. Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller SEO for Startups Startup Version 1.0 Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking?

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Get to Know Richard de Silva of Highland Capital

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Yes an online video startup in ‘99 that helped large media companies encode and distribute their videos through portals. Google Ad Sense was just getting going. Social, Facebook, and Twitter referral is meaningful. But Google is still showing great financial performance.

Innovation and Geography

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LA is a vibrant community with a rich network of angels that fund early stage companies, lots of VCs, easy access to big media, lots of innovation in media, mobile content, games, green, health care, and many, many others. Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller SEO for Startups Startup Version 1.0 Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking?

About this Blog

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His work in social media, e-Learning and Performance Support has won awards and has led him into engagements at many Fortune 500 companies including Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Canada, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, Fidelity Investments, Symbol Technologies and SHL Systemhouse. Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller SEO for Startups Startup Version 1.0 Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking?

A Different Kind of Incubator - The Hive

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His work in social media, e-Learning and Performance Support has won awards and has led him into engagements at many Fortune 500 companies including Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Canada, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, Fidelity Investments, Symbol Technologies and SHL Systemhouse. Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller SEO for Startups Startup Version 1.0 Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking?

Where LinkedIn Works for Me

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When I recently was looking to find people who had experience with using social networks to reach people for what might be considered guerilla marketing efforts, again LinkedIn worked great. Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller SEO for Startups Startup Version 1.0 Social Media for Service Professionals LearnTrends Speakers and Topics Accounced Tags not Folders - LinkedIn Saved Profiles Product Management for Startups in Los Angeles – S.

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Finding Good Developers in Los Angeles?

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His work in social media, e-Learning and Performance Support has won awards and has led him into engagements at many Fortune 500 companies including Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Canada, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, Fidelity Investments, Symbol Technologies and SHL Systemhouse. Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller SEO for Startups Startup Version 1.0 Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking?

The Master Checklist of EVERYTHING You Need to Start a Business

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Check Google , Yellow Pages , and local directories to ensure your business name is not taken. Ensure your business name is available on a wide variety of social networking websites in order to develop consistent branding ( KnowEm ). Create and manage your social media presence.

Top 30 Startup Posts in June 2010

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" We sliced our Google Analytics data every which way, and these 4 patterns emerged." It turns out that there are four distinct types of entrepreneurial organizations; s mall businesses , scalable startups , large companies and social entrepreneurs. Google makes billions of dollars in annual profits, but generates many times that in productivity gains for other people. SEO in #20tweets - Gabriel Weinberg , June 13, 2010 Recently I spoke at Dreamit Ventures on SEO.

The first 6 steps to homegrowing basic startup analytics | Futuristic Play by @Andrew_Chen

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This likely means something like Google Analytics , although there is a very large universe of equivalent tools out there as well. Google analytics can’t really tell you much - it’s not very actionable. Futuristic Play by @Andrew_Chen.

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The 7 Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

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Social Media. Search Engines – Google, Yahoo, MSN, ASK redirect billions of searches everyday. It’s a simple formula, go to Google and type in this query site:“ name of your site.com ”. Helpful Resources about Search Engine Traffic : 68 Helpful SEO Tools.

This Week in VC Episode 6 with @Jason Calacanis: Best One Yet

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StackOverflow is a free Q&A site for software developers, blending functionality from wikis, blogs, forums, and social voting (similar to Digg/Reddit); 7.1mm unique visitors per month; new funds will be used to build out engineering team and build out product.