SEO for Startups

SoCal CTO

I recently had a conversation with an pre-launch startup where they discussed how SEO was going to be really important for them. They went on to describe a fairly common type of site that has some original content, but not much. I won't say that I'm truly an expert on SEO.

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Learn From The Masters of SEO, Social, Branding, Advertising and More | PubCon 2011

Tech Zulu Event

The TechZulu team is coming back to Pubcon this year from November 9-10 to bring you some amazing content from the masters of affiliate marketing, Search and SEO, Social Media, Link building, Advertising, Branding, PR, Analytics and tons more.

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Learn From The Masters of SEO, Social, Branding, Advertising and More | PubCon 2011

Tech Zulu Event

The TechZulu team is coming back to Pubcon this year from November 9-10 to bring you some amazing content from the masters of affiliate marketing, Search and SEO, Social Media, Link building, Advertising, Branding, PR, Analytics and tons more.

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How brain-amputated developers created the social media plague

SoCal Delicious

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 ! )

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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The Search Agency Unveils New Offering

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Los angeles-based online search marketing provider The Search Agency said it has released a new offering today, which it is calling h(SEO). The Search Agency called its new product a "new holistic approach to search engine optimization (SEO)".

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. Work On Your SEO. Increase Your On-Site SEO. Incorporating a Site Map.

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

Tech Zulu Event

Sellers list their items on the site, using a simple 60-second listing process. Buyers can then contact the seller through Recycled Bride’s internal messaging system if they have questions, and they can purchase the item directly on-site.

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Kevin Federline Search Engine

SoCal CTO

talking about Prodeges Search with Kevin Site - [link]. Take a look at other sites: [link] But the overall idea is to provide branded search in order to get merchandise from your artist, star, etc. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta. 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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ProfileTree | LinkedIn For Services, Advertisers & The Unemployed

Tech Zulu Event

At the moment, Conolly heads the startups social media team in Egypt while Turdubaev looks after Russian countries and translation of the site. We are talking to companies now about sponsoring the entire site – so their branding will be throughout each page.

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

SoCal CTO

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 ). Poogling events/webinar, radio show expansion and social media relationships and events.

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Map of VC Investments

SoCal CTO

User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta. 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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Doing the Right Things is More Important than Doing Things Right

Both Sides of the Table

So they create a task list of all the marketing activities an organization can do: press releases, web site updates, customer case studies, blog posts, daily Tweets, Facebook fan page, attending conferences, etc. Yesterday I wrote a post about top-down versus bottom-up thinking.

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Southern California Tech Central

SoCal CTO

I am excited to be participating in and announcing the of: Southern California Tech Central This is a community of people in Southern California who have come together to help find and organize the best content from blogs, news sources and other web sites all around technology in So Cal. This site is being sponsored by the Technology Council of Southern California and my company TechEmpower. As the site runs, it will get better at finding great content.

Interview with Lolita Carrico, Gloss Network

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Our interview this morning is with Lolita Carrico, founder of Gloss Network for Women (www.mygloss.com), an online network of sites focused on women. Are sponsors interested in such highly targeted sites, rather than the broad reach?

Realistic Entrprenuers Guide to Venture Capital

SoCal CTO

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. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta.

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Los Angeles Tech Launched - Hot List

SoCal CTO

This is the beginning of a content community that collects and organizes the best content from blogs and web sites. One of the more interesting new features is that the site now takes into account social signals. In other words, it uses what is happening: with the content out in the network with searches that land on the site, what happens when people visit the site, and various other kinds of behaviors.

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

Jason Nazar

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 make sure your site is optimized for search engine traffic: 1.) The 7 Ways to Get (unpaid) Traffic on the Web. “If

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Get to Know Richard de Silva of Highland Capital

Both Sides of the Table

Yes an online video startup in ‘99 that helped large media companies encode and distribute their videos through portals. He is starting to see this occur in sites that are verticalizing content. Initially it was a UGC site that competed with sites like YouTube and Veoh.

F2F Still Matters

SoCal CTO

And in fact all our globally-connecting-social-networking tools are making face-to-face more, not less desirable. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta. Los Angeles Social Media Starters What is Visible Networking?

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How to Decrease the Odds That Your Startup Fails

Both Sides of the Table

Equally, hoping to unseat TripAdvisor without understand their SEO strengths and how much it would cost to knock them down would be naïve. We first rolled out furniture in a newer market – Washington DC, and we increased ARPU (average revenue per month, per customer) by > 300%, we lowered our CAC (this is because the number of people who came to our site and converted went up) and thus we decreased our payback period.

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The 7 Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

Jason Nazar

Social Media. 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.

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Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller

SoCal CTO

On the SEO side of things, I'll definitely want to get your feedback on Browse My Stuff. You mention social / viral aspects at both Google Photos and United Online. What were those and how is that changing now given how things are changing in social media?

Time Rich, Time Poor and Apple

SoCal CTO

Whats interesting is that Ive been seeing opportunities to use social marketing for businesses that typically target Time Poor audiences. 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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8 Ways the Internet has Changed Software Marketing

SoCal CTO

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. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta.

MyShape Article - Analyst Misses the Point

SoCal CTO

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. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta.

Open Source Business Model

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Monday, March 5, 2007 Open Source Business Model A recent spate of posts on the challenges of running an open source business is interesting ( Tosh , Siemens , Downes , Tosh 2 ) and quite heated as one of the founders of elgg - a social networking platform aimed at the educational space - Dave Tosh laments - Elgg is the most popular white label social networking platform in the world powering over 2000 networks.

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Entreprenuer Network

SoCal CTO

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. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta.

Google Maps Mobile

SoCal CTO

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. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta.

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Stanford Podcasts - eHarmony - Greg Waldorf

SoCal CTO

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. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta.

Challenge of Predicting Winners

SoCal CTO

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. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta. Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller SEO for Startups Startup Version 1.0

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Interesting Model for University President

SoCal CTO

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. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta.

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Events and Networking in Los Angeles

SoCal CTO

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. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta.

Innovation and Geography

SoCal CTO

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. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta. 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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About this Blog

SoCal CTO

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. User Interface Beyond the Web Site ► November (7) Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Sta.