Curating The Web Using PublishThis, with Matt Kumin


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.

Interview with Jamie Siminoff,


To start off the year, we are publishing our first interview for the season with Jamie Siminoff , the CEO of Los Angeles-based , an online service which helps you unsubscribe from unwanted newsletters and email lists.

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Why Venture Capital is So Much More Compelling Now

Both Sides of the Table

The costs to start are much lower than ever (90% reduction in infrastructure costs to start a company through open source & web services) and large companies being created in many geographies. Please don’t forget to subscribe to my newsletter to make sure you get the deck next week when I publish it! It’s not hard to find people willing to write the narrative that “venture capital is not an asset class” or “venture capital has performed terribly.”

Make It Work Expands Into Web Services


Santa Barbara-based Make It Work , the in-home computer and electronics service and help firm headed by Eric David Greenspan, said this week that it has launched a new web and social media services arm. The company said it will provide services such as site hosting, domain registration, social media strategy, blog installation, email newsletters, and other social media help to companies.

Zite | Your Personalized Magazine

Tech Zulu Event

It started as basic as signing up for a newsletter from your favorite site to customizing a profile to display particular topics. One thing Internet technologies have brought us over time is the increasing ability to create customizable or personalized content for ourselves.

10 Apps & Tools for Maximizing Personal Efficiency

Frank Addante

Check @SaneLater twice a day, @SaneBulk whenever you feel like reading newsletters, promotions, etc. The only con with the web application is that it can’t be used offline.

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TechZulu Heads to CES 2012! And Your Chance to Win A Kindle Fire!

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Hear from key influencers and investors about trends shaping the connected TV market, mobile and web apps, iPad, content discovery and hybrid TV standards and opportunities for advertising and marketing campaigns.

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Libya Domain Startups Face Uncertain Renewal


domain name, used by such services as Los Angeles-based Twitter ad service , URL shortening service , and a slew of other Web services, appear to be under threat from the war in Libya. domain name --, an online newsletter service started by The Although names to the domains are still resolving, it appears that for domain name owners looking to renew or extend their registrations addresses, they may be unable to do so. At least

How This Entrepreneur Raised $28,000 Using Airbnb to Fund Her Startup

Both Sides of the Table

This was the first in her string of web properties. Daily Candy was one of the earliest successes in the newsletter business, which ultimately sold to Comcast for a reported $125 million. Tracy DiNunzio isn’t your typical Silicon Valley startup founder.

Go West Young Men: Winklevoss Twins Buy $18M L.A. Mansion To Dive Into SoCal Tech Scene

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Before that, she was a contributing editor for Electronic News, the semiconductor industry trade newsletter. Balderdash Developers Log(n) Consultants RelayStrategy Developers Smartsourcing Global Services Epsilon Concepts - LA Web Design Company Developers. Startups. Mobile. Gadgets.


Interview: Isaac Garcia of Central Desktop


You can stay in touch with them on a weekly, monthly or a quarterly basis with a simple, analyst-based newsletter that goes just to them so they feel exclusive – like they are part of your inner circle."

3 Sales Tips for Startups – Creating a Burning Platform

Both Sides of the Table

In products designed to sell directly on the web the process is no different. That’s why websites offer newsletters. This is part of my ongoing series Startup Advice.

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The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery

Both Sides of the Table

First, A Primer: Portals, RSS, Feed Readers & Delicious - When the web started we needed directories to find information and thus Yahoo! As you traveled the web and found stuff you liked you could “bookmark&# it (sound familiar) so that you could find it again.

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


We move transactional mail between web applications and end users. Jim Franklin: Web developers are good at building web applications. However, every web application needs and email component. All they had ever done was build web applications.

The social Web in 2010: The emerging standards and technologies to watch

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On CBS MoneyWatch: Why Debit Cards Are Dangerous BNET Business Network: BNET TechRepublic ZDNet ZDNet Members login Newsletters Site Assistance RSS Feeds Home News & Blogs Videos White Papers Downloads Reviews Popular Enterprise Web 2.0 Dion Hinchcliffe Get Enterprise Web 2.0

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Four ways to find new business in the new year


Owned media comes from the databases you own, such as your company’s web site, email. newsletters, profiles in social media, or apps you have created requiring registration or download.

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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Newsletters. Web Design Software. Web Hosting Software. VentureBeat | News About Tech, Money and Innovation. Whats Hot Menu. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. what’s hot? Apple. iPad Mini. Yahoo. Windows 8. Star Trek Contest. Search. Primary Menu.

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Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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AdWords is on, AdSense is a distributed platform across many different Web sites where if youre a small publisher and you put AdSense on your Web site and someone clicks, you get part of the revenue and Google gets part of the revenue.

Userplane: We're Not Dead Yet


Santa Monica-based Userplane , which develops web widgets used by other online community sites, including chat and other collaboration applications, told its users today in an email that the firm's future "remains bright." The firm--which hasn't sent a monthly newsletter in awhile--sent out an email Thursday afternoon saying that the firm is "still comprised of forward-thinking, talented individuals who work hard to keep Userplane in demand and relevant in our industry."

Tech Titans Peter Thiel, Matt Jacobson, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Mich Mathews, Elon Musk Buy Homes in Los Angeles

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Last November, the Web-search giant opened a flashy new office in Venice to focus on engineering, sales and advertising; the company will lease close to a quarter-million square feet in the neighborhood by 2014. Email Newsletters and Alerts. Email Newsletters and Alerts.

Be Jane Sold


Burbank-based Be Jane , the angel funded, online home improvement site focused on women, told its users that it has sold the web site to an undisclosed buyer, according to reports. The firm said in a newsletter to users that the buyer was a "perfectly suited partner" in the home industry. Be Jane said it would be announcing the buyer in the weeks ahead. The site had seen some turmoil after the founders of the firm departed, and investors installed their own management last year.

How to Block Unwanted Bots from Your Website with.htaccess

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Those bots retrieve a copyof your web page so that they can include relevant terms from that page in their search index. Not all bots are benign however.Some bots go through your website looking for web forms and email addresses to send you spam. Your website must be hosted on an Apache web server, and your web host must have a facility known as ".htaccess You need to be able to check your sites raw web logs.

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Insights and Opinions: Social media: You at the Helm of Your Own New Starship


Meanwhile, all of us get more news and information than ever, sliced, diced, pushed or aggregated by Web sites, email alerts, blogs, Facebook, Tweets and the socalTECH newsletter youre reading now. For today's Insights and Opinions article, we have a piece from Tracy Olmstead Williams, of Olmstead Williams Communications, talking about the bold new world of social media: Social Media, like Global Warming, has now left doubters behind.

Microsoft Unveils

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Microsoft says that though inbox size is not in itself an issue inboxes are getting filled up with spam and unwanted newsletters. According to Microsoft automatically sorts ones messages from contacts, newsletters, shipping updates, and social updates.

Zite | Your Personalized Magazine

Tech Zulu Event

It started as basic as signing up for a newsletter from your favorite site to customizing a profile to display particular topics. One thing Internet technologies have brought us over time is the increasing ability to create customizable or personalized content for ourselves.

Interview with Matt Edelman, ThisNext


For StyleHive, in particular, we're adding a daily email newslette rprogram, and are reaching out to hundreds of thousands of email newsletter subscribers we have who have been underserved.

The Innovation Economy

Ask the Angels

commercial maturity until the mid-1990s, when the Web. To download the newsletter in its entirety, go here. July 19, 2012. An Article for the Technolink Association: Dr. Kevin J. Scanlon and Ms. Jessica Seay-Klatt. Pasadena Angels Investment Group. Society today continues to benefit from game-changing. innovations in medicine and business through successful. partnerships involving the investment community, government, and young entrepreneurs. These partnerships.

Spolsky on Software on Both Sides of The Table

Both Sides of the Table

Sometime around 2003/04 my technology team turned me on to “Spolsky on Software&# a periodic newsletter served up blog style from Joel Spolsky of FogCreek Software, a maker of bug-tracking software.

Story Crawler


My pal Denny Dansereau gave me beta access to his new “Story Crawler&# web app and I’m stoked, and for a few reasons. Selfishly, the tool rocks, it takes the friction out of finding the melody in a sea of stories, it’s a research/collaborators dream.

Interview with Mike Starkenburg, Image Metrics


We spoke with CEO Mike Starkenburg -- a former venture capitalist at the Sprout Group and longtime reader of our newsletter -- about the firm and its technology and how it's revolutionizing facial animation in both computer games and the movies. Editor's note: you can see Image Metrics "Emily" demo on their web site ). Los Angeles-based Image Metrics ( recently landed a $6.5M, Series B funding round for the firm's facial animation products.

Twiistup 007: Final Showoff's Additional Speakers and TZ Discount

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Prior to Vator, Bambi was an award-winning columnist and correspondent at Dow Jones MarketWatch, where she had 400,000 subscribers to her newsletter. In 1995 he developed with Robert Morris the first web-based application, Viaweb, which was acquired by Yahoo in 1998.