The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery

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Right now the most important role to hire in Twitter would be a seasoned marketing professional who could proactively change the conversation about Twitter and educate people about its significance as an information sharing tool. And the company that helped websites publish RSS?

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Fliptop: Shining A New Light On The RSS Feed

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The RSS feed subscription idea has been around for quite some time now, however for some reason never really caught on with the general public.

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Why Entrepreneurs Hate (Most) MBAs

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Outside of the classroom, startups seldom have enough time, information or money to view the world through the rearview mirror. • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS

Coull Entrepreneurs Get More Customers

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Apologies: an incomplete draft of this article was inadvertently sent out previously via RSS. Such solutions combine the power of a video’s capacity to inform with a direct response ad’s ability to facilitate a desired action. Coull Offers Advertisers Video Skimlinks.

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The Impact Matrix: Prioritize Your 2013 Initiatives Using This Startup Ninja Tool

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It should generally be deployed only when the CEO has sensitive information that is not known to the larger group. • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS

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Avoid Death By PowerPoint – Create Slides That Don’t Suck

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Legal Footer - If any of the information contained in your slides is sensitive or proprietary, include a macro footer on each page noting, "Confidential - Do Not Distribute." As a venture capitalist, I am asked to provide feedback on a fair number of PowerPoint and Keynote slide decks.

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32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

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How much member profile information do you need before allowing a user to login? Location/Geography - are you using geographic information? Do you need to provide RSS?

My HBS Presentation - Web 2.0 Implications on Learning

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type tools (Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, RSS, RSS Readers) on corporate learning and someone like HBS. My expectation is that the classic corporate training organization is going to be a slow downward path retaining compliance training and developmental activities - but these will become smaller and smaller part of how employees learn (as compared to informal learning). I've somewhat fallen off the map on this blog.

32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

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How much member profile information do you need before allowing a user to login? Location/Geography - are you using geographic information? Do you need to provide RSS?

Extracting More Than Cash From Your Angel Investors

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• Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes.

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Brad Feld: Secrets To A Successful Startup Life (Hint – Creating Wealth Ain’t Everything)

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I shared with Brad that I often struggle with how much personal information I share in my public persona. • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS.

Startup Sales Lessons From TLC’s “Say Yes To The Dress”

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This information helps me determine who will an impact the buying process and who is just along for the ride. • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS

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Using Social Media To Deal With Customer Trolls

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However, rather than ignore discontented customers, Tige does a masterful job of crafting rebuttals that are informative, appropriately deferential and amusing. . Clearly, the relative degree of informality should be consistent with your company''s marketing "voice."

Entreprenurs Must Kick Down The Door When Opportunity Knocks

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Industry veterans know each other and freely share information about up-and-coming products, companies and people. • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS

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Trade Show Guerilla Marketing – Booth Babes With Beards

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I wanna share all my information with you…in the cloud” to “If you tweet an angel good, I tweet you good, too” - as memorialized in a number of Facebook posts and tweets, including this one. This article originally appeared on Forbes HERE.

Make It Work- the real story

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We immediately informed our board and shareholders that we were forced to halt operations. I immediately called every press outlet to be proactive in telling our story, changed our website to inform our customers and our few remaining staff fielded calls and emails from our customers.

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Interview with Jason Kiesel and Kurt Daradics, FreedomSpeaks

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FreedomSpeaks is a startup developing a business around connecting people with information about their political representatives, and also enabling organizations and others to do the same. When I was listening, I made a point to try to do that, but when I did, I found I had to go to twenty sites to find the information I needed--whether that was to write a letter, send an email, or whatever.

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Facebook’s Biggest Mistake?

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A tiny mobile screen leaves little to no space for advertisements and makes it nearly impossible to fill out information when purchasing a product or service. The following guest post is from Molly Greathouse, a blogger for RingRevenue.

Advertising Wants to be Measurable – An Investment Thesis

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I sometimes refer to this field as “intent-based advertising&# because the reason it has been so successful is that the person who typed in the search term has expressed an “intent&# to find information on that category. I covered that topic in my Twitter is RSS post.

From Startup Newsletter To Best Selling Book: How This Entrepreneur Pulled It Off

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If you want to be kept informed just send me an email and let me know that you''re in, and that was it. • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS.

Diva Startup Tips: @LadyGaga, @JLo, @Cher, @KatyPerry, @MariahCarey & @NickiMinaj

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A strong negative response is better than a lukewarm collective shrug, as it is more actionable and informative. • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS.

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Top 120 Startup Posts for 2010

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Vivek Wadwha - Campus Entrepreneurship , November 19, 2010 Best Practices for Introduction Emails - Israel Venture Capital 2.0 , March 25, 2010 Weekend Reading - The Mogul Mom , October 1, 2010 Make informal advisors part of the team. Some really great stuff in 2010 that aims to help startups around product, technology, business models, etc.

Twitter Networks are Different than Social Networks

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I’ve talked about how Twitter is a new form of RSS (curated RSS), it’s a a new form of IM / SMS , it’s a place where business is conducted and it’s a place where advertising will drive leads due to the link sharing nature of Twitter.

Top 30 Startup Technology and Product Posts for September 2010

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There is a wealth of information and connections on it. Consumer RSS: 1999-2010 - Venture Chronicles , September 11, 2010 paidContent made an interesting connection about Bloglines being shut down and the broader question of RSS in the age of Twitter. Today RSS is the enabling technology – the infrastructure, the delivery system. RSS is a means to an end, not a consumer experience in and of itself. Simply put, there is no market for RSS.

Social Media for Service Professionals

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Subscribe the the RSS feed for each of these. I did a presentation about the use of Social Media to a great group of people who mostly are different kinds of service professionals (attorneys, accountants, consultants, etc.).

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Subscribe to RSS. Subscribe to RSS. The company is the provider of the cloud-based collaboration software Central Desktop, which revolutionizes how people connect and share information to drive profitable business results. Subscribe to RSS.

Social Networking (the Shorter Version) Past, Present, Future

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asymmetry, real-time, curated RSS / link-sharing]. Right now our social graph (whom we are connected to and their key information like email addresses) is mostly held captive by Facebook. There will be other layers including place information and open-source data.

What the Past Can Tell Us About the Future of Social Networking

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asymmetry, real-time, curated RSS / link-sharing]. So this combination of following people you found interesting who share links drove a sort of “news exchange&# that mimicked many of the features of RSS readers except that it was curated by other people!

my6sense: Bringing Digital Intuition To Your Streams

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my6sense intelligently filters your content from Twitter, Facebook and RSS streams according to your online behavior. Over time the applications learns your preferences and helps cut down on the information overload. Filters are a thing of the past when you have "Digital Intuition".

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YouTubers Come Of Age – Google Scores A Solid Return On Its Video Development Fund

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DeStorm delivers the Ryobi rap lyrics in an engaging and, from an advertising standpoint, informative manner: I ain’t afraid to dismantle it, I can handle it, ‘cause, I got the tools. This article originally appeared on TechCrunch HERE.

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Comments are the New Black

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In a way, I think that the information that you can find in the “stream&# of Disqus comments is far more valuable than that which you will find in Twitter. I’ve been thinking a lot about comments lately.

Coull Entrepreneurs Get More Customers

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Such solutions combine the power of a video’s capacity to inform with a direct response ad’s ability to facilitate a desired action. <Break • Facebook • Twitter • Delicious • LinkedIn • StumbleUpon • Add to favorites • Email • RSS Coull Entrepreneurs Get More Customers. Coull Offers Advertisers Video Skimlinks. <JG

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The Best VC Meetings are Debates not Sales

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If your presentation requires an explanation of RSS vs. ATOM always best to say, “let me quickly state how RSS and ATOM are different. I’ll look into it and get back to you.&# It gives you an opportunity to email the VC after the meeting with more information and the potential to continue the dialog. This is part of my blog series “ Pitching a VC.&#.

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Why Startups Need to Blog (and what to talk about …)

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They did it by creating a blog, discussion board and hub for eCommerce advice and information. That way people who want to get your blog by RSS and/or email can do so. This post originally ran on TechCrunch. Blogs.

Improving Website and Wordpress Performance with Hard-Coded Share Buttons

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Specific Steps for Static Sites For each page that needs share links, you’ll need to paste the HTML above and replace replace everything with double square brackets with the information from the page. You can subscribe by RSS or email or Twitter to keep in touch.