How Facebook Videos Can Boost Your Social Media Campaign

Tech.Co

We think a good place to start with this topic is on the subject of social media. Social media is popular. Using video for social media marketing is a powerful tool for building your brand and reaching your clients. Create for Social.

The Convergence of Social Media & Traditional Radio

Eric Greenspan

What I mean by this is we do radio better by building it around the web, social media and traditional marketing strategies alongside, behind and wrapped around our radio shows. For one, we built a following by using Facebook and Twitter and other social networking sites.

More investors are betting on virtual influencers like Lil Miquela

TechCrunch LA

Meanwhile, new venture-backed companies like the superstealthy Shadows, SuperPlastic and Toonstar are all developing virtual characters that will launch via social media channels like Snap and Instagram, or on their own platforms.

GotCast Plans Spinoff Website For Social Media Contests

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Santa Monica-based GotCast , the online casting site run by Alec Shankman, told its users today that it is gearing up to launch a new, spin-off website for its social media contest platform. gotcast casting talent hollywood content mediablastr social media newtorking

ShowUhow Links To Social Media Sites

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San Diego-based ShowUhow , which develops video-based sales and product information for online retailers and manufacturers, said today that it has added a suite of social media integration features for the firm's offering. According to the firm, which is headed by Kim Folsom, its platform now allows manufacturers and retailers to upload video instruction guides to a company's Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn pages.

BAT Launches Social Media Efforts With Celebrities

socalTECH

Irvine-based Brand Affinity Technologies , the new startup of Ryan and Chad Steelberg, said this morning that it has launched social media campaigns for three companies. Brand Affinity Technology runs a platform which matches celebrity endorsements with marketers. Financial details of the new social media campaign wins were not announced. BAT said that its platform allows advertisers to tap into online fan communities on such sites as Facebook and Twitter.

Beyond Entertainment | Social Media as a Tool for Marketers

Tech Zulu Event

Since its inception into the mainstream fabric of people’s lives, social media and the concept of social networking has gone through a rather peculiar evolutionary transition. The capability for a social app to monetize is now the new standard – like it or not.

X1 Discovery Takes On Social Media Discovery

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X1 Discovery said today that it has launched a new, electronic discovery software called X1 Social Discovery, which is specifically aimed at helping computer forensics professionals address social media content. Leveraging the technology of X1, X1 Discovery said it provides a platform to collect, authenticate, search, review, and produce electronically stored information from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

How The Promise Of Social Media Advertising Is Measuring Up For Adly

socalTECH

Four years ago, Los Angeles-based Adly (www.adly.com) launched to much fanfare as one of the first local startups to tie into the brand-new, Twitter micro messaging platform. We''re the leading social advertising platform that leverages celebrity relationships.

MAKE IT Monthly - Social Media for Emerging Brands: DIY Tips for Big Results

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 -- MAKE IT Monthly - Social Media for Emerging Brands: DIY Tips for Big Results. New digital platforms enable emerging brands and products to gain awareness quickly and drive sales. Join Rick Kanter, founder of LA-focused e-commerce and lifestyle site barrio.la, as he demystifies today’s trends and breaks down how to plan and execute your digital strategy.

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Zugara Launches World’s 1st AR Ecommerce Platform Module

Tech Zulu Event

Former Spotlight: LA Tech Company Zugara announces its Webcam Social Shopper availability for PrestaShop merchants worldwide. The Webcam Social Shopper (WSS), is now available as an official module for PrestaShop’s apparel merchants.

Invested.in Launches Social Fundraising Site

socalTECH

The firm, which is self funded, says that it allows individuals, businesses, and nonprofits to raise money for any project, using social media. calls itself a "social fundraising platform", and allows users to use Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and other means to promote different projects, handling the collection of funds for those different projects. Tags: investedin fundraising nonprofit demo launch startup social media twitter facebook

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Action Sports and Social Media Live Wednesday

Tech Zulu Event

Tomorrow starting at 8pm PST We will be live streaming ( click here to view live stream ) the "Action Sports + Social Media Marketing Mash Up" event put on by SoCal Action Sports Network.

How Snapchat Is Taking a Crack at Stopping Fake News

Tech.Co

First, he came for the personalized newsfeed in a thinly veiled shot at social media king and Snapchat competitor Facebook: “This is a challenging problem to solve because the obvious benefits that have driven the growth of social media – more friends!

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DreamJobbing: Melding Online And Media To Create A Platform For Dream Jobs

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Lisa Hennessy: The short one liner answer, is it''s a robust, digital platform that broadcasts once-of-a-lifetime job openings and experience, which everyone can apply for. This is an interesting combination of media and online website, can you talk about the strategy there?

Bedloo: Find The Answers In Life | Founder Interview, Startup Life & LA Tech

Tech Zulu Event

Bedloo is a social media voting platform for those who want to find the right answer in life. TechZulu catches up with one of the co-founders of Bedloo, Vincent Plummer, and talks to us about social media, startups, and Bedloo. Life is full of decisions.

Marketing The Funniest Site On The Internet With Patrick Starzan of Funny or Die

Tech Zulu Event

He is a marketing professional with over 8 years of extensive online and social media marketing experience. Patrick is the man behind all the marketing aspects of what could be called one of the funniest sites on the web. How do you market the Funniest site on the internet?

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GotCast Launches Private Label Offering

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Los Angeles-based GotCast , the online talent casting site, said Thursday that it has launched its private label, social media contest product. gotcast social media talent contest mediablastr private label software saas

Worlize | Virtual World Tied To Facebook, Twitter and Now Your Blog

Tech Zulu Event

With sites like TurnTable.fm , Chill , and Shaker to name a few. Worlize is a user-created social gaming and chat platform for Facebook and social networks including Twitter, MySpace and OpenSocial. These past few months we have seen the rebirth of virtual worlds.

Demand Media Ties With Tyra Banks On Beauty, Fashion Site

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Los Angeles-based Demand Media , the online media firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt, announced today that it has inked a partnership with celebrity model Tyra Banks , to create a new site focused on fashion and beauty. According to Demand, Banks' beauty and entertainment firm Bankable is in a deal to develop a Web site, online video offerings, and mobile applications. Financial details of the partnership between Banks and Demand Media were not disclosed.

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Fan Appz Launches Personal Marketing Platform To Help Brands Convert Fans Into Loyal Customers

Tech Zulu Event

Companies want to see their social media investment drive sales.” Siegal added,“Social data holds the key. That’s how social can help build customer lifetime value.”. It makes it easy to drive engagement,capture social data, and analyze it for actionable insights.

Weplay Signs Denny's Sponsorship Deal In New York

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Weplay , the online social media site focused on youth sports, has inked a sponsorship deal with the owner of thirty local Denny's restaurants in New York, to sign up local sports teams for the platform, the company announced Wednesday. The Los Angeles company, which is headed by Lane Soelberg, said that 30 Denny's restaurants in the Rochester, Syracuse and Buffalo, New York area will sponsor 200 local teams with free, premium sites on the service.

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USC Startup Weekend | Complete Breakdown

Tech Zulu Event

We bring app ideas to life – in an engaging social community. A mobile and web platform that lets our users give and receive text messaging advice in a anonymous social community. The Smart & Social Gift-Suggestion Engine. Site Unseen. 54 hours. 70+ students.

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How to Get Your E-commerce Site Noticed In A Global Market

Tech Zulu Event

As the Internet continues to become populated with e-commerce sites, it’s becoming more and more difficult to generate web traffic, leads, and ultimate the sales for your website. Increase Your On-Site SEO. Incorporating a Site Map. Utilize Popular Social Media Platforms.

ON | But First, Let Me Take A Selfie

Tech Zulu Event

ON is like a smorgasbord of the best features from other social media platforms and combines it into one experience that could change the way we meet new people. So, what’s so different about ON than any other social media platform?

Putting the Pedal to the Metal at Amplify

From the Venture Trenches

Building a standout destination site for video gamers takes moxie in the highly competitive and lucrative on-line game industry. Consequently, Jeff is a big believer in B to B opportunities or SaaS platforms, like Jeff’s own Leads 360.

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The Future with Social App Invasions | Snapchat, Then Came ‘Yo’ and Now It’s Emojli

Tech Zulu Event

Fact: social media is among the top most powerful communication tools today. Pew Internet Project’s research on Social Networking reports that as of January 2014, 74% of online adults use social networking sites. The Emojli social network will feature only Emojis.

Solaborate: Professional Connections | Founder Interview Labinot Bytyqi

Tech Zulu Event

Solaborate is a blend of great social network platforms, by taking in all the greatest bits and putting it all into one. Consumers all have access to social networks, but the business-side has never really caught on. There are multiple platforms used to get the job done.

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Social Network ‘Gigmor’ Connects Musicians for Jam Sessions

Tech Zulu Event

Gigmor intends to reinvent the ways in which musicians and bands are connected with paid gigging opportunities and the way industry talent buyers discover new talent through its social network for musicians, bands and industry talent buyers.

eddi | Security in Community Based E-Commerce

Tech Zulu Event

Craigslist and other listing sites leaves millions of buyers to find all kinds of goods and services. Like a virtual yard sale and a bulletin board combined, listing sites can connect everyone within a vicinity for a specific deal. It feels like you are on a social media platform.

flik Social Discovery | Startup Advice From Founders Chris & Tracy Hayes

Tech Zulu Event

The flik app is a new social video platform developed for the iOS, utilizes short videos for sharing and discovering. Chris and Tracy talk with TechZulu about the flik app, social media, and startup advice. At first, the flik site was mainly for our own personal use.

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Demo Video Lab | Crowdfunding Secrets to Success

Tech Zulu Event

Statistics show that 60% of projects on crowdfunding sites fail to reach their funding goals. Cause related campaigns (only for certain crowd-funding platforms).

15 Hacks to Raise the Most Money for Your Indiegogo Campaign

Tech Zulu Event

This is where you go to influencers, bloggers, media and press, but instead of saying May 9th, tell them a later date (for example, Tuesday May 11th) and ask them to wait to publish any news on your campaign until that later date (May 11th). Social Profiles.

myfab5 Wanst to Reinvent The Way You Find Food | Interview With Co-Founder Calvin Schemanski

Tech Zulu Event

The platform connects foodies to restaurants for a win-win situation for both parties. The platform uses an iPhone app and website to help users make decisions quickly and confidently while also helping them share their valuable restaurant experiences with others.

Recycled Bride Wants You To Save On Your Big Day | Wed Without Tears

Tech Zulu Event

Recycled Bride is the world’s largest wedding marketplace; a peer-to-peer platform that connects buyers and sellers of designer wedding dresses, accessories, and anything else wedding-related. Sellers list their items on the site, using a simple 60-second listing process.

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