Hulu's April Fool Joke: 1996 Web Design

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Visitors to Los Angeles-based video streaming service Hulu Friday were greeted with a surprise "redesign" of the web site, as part of a Hulu April Fool's gag.

5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras

From the Venture Trenches

They do not know what they do not know which makes a meaningful conversation with a design agency very challenging. It will cost them too much and will create more work for them once the site has been deployed. Basically their site will need to be re-built from scratch.

Creating a Responsive Web Design for Business Development

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One of the best ways for increase in business development is to create a more responsive web design. A great website design simply reflects well on your business and the quality of your service. Using a Responsive Sizing Design.

5 Common Misconceptions of Web Design: Insights from the Yoga Sutras

From the Venture Trenches

They do not know what they do not know which makes a meaningful conversation with a design agency very challenging. It will cost them too much and will create more work for them once the site has been deployed. The pride and effort they have placed in building up their business should be reflected through their web presence. With over three billion local search queries in any given month on Google alone, no business can afford not to be on the web.

Putting the Pedal to the Metal at Amplify

From the Venture Trenches

Amplify’s close mentoring is by design. Building a standout destination site for video gamers takes moxie in the highly competitive and lucrative on-line game industry.

Google For Icons | IconFinder Providing The Best for Developers and Designers

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Just about every Startup at some point and especially if you do not have a designer, is going to need icons to help spruce up those websites. Before Iconfinder I was working as a web designer and front-end developer, next to studying computer science and business administration.

Another personal story: Timing is everything in a sale.

Berkonomics

The company of eight was engaged in web design, which, early in the growth of middle-sized business on the web, was hot at the time. And yes, his partner had a valid suit, having been locked out of the web-design business and denied access to decisions and accounting information.

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Lynda.com Ties Into LinkedIn To Showcase Job Skills

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Carpinteria-based online education site lynda.com has tied into a new program from LinkedIn , to highlight courses that users of both sites have completed through the online learning site.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 2.0: The Internet is Coming! How will we make money?

Frank Addante

Web Development & Marketing Technology) Exit: evolved into L90 (next company) Lesson: What you dont know cant stop you. The revenue-engine behind the site was driven by technology that I created to display banner ads, text links and to deliver targeted emails for the site.

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Mark Suster Invests In Treehouse

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Mark Suster , the highly visible venture capitalist blogger at GRP Partners, has invested in UK-based TreeHouse , an online, video-focused site for helping users learn web design and development. mark suster treehouse graphic design development content venture capital

GRP Invests In Treehouse

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Los Angeles-based GRP Partners , has invested in UK-based TreeHouse , an online, video-focused site for helping users learn web design and development. capital venture content development design graphic treehouse suster mark

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Lynda.com Launches Android App

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Interested in improving your skills in web design or photography while on the go? Fans of online, video site lynda.com now have the option to access that company''s extensive library of video tutorials on the go, through a new Android app, the company said this morning.

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MySpace Debuts New Timberlake Design

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MySpace , the online social networking site which is now owned by Specific Media, has finally rolled out its new, Justin Timberlake-inspired web design, in conjunction with the release of a new single from Timberlake and JAY Z. myspace timberlake justin design social networking

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Crazy Egg Updates Service

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La Mirada-based Crazy Egg , which develops a web analytics and visualization tool for tracking web site visitors clicks, has released version 2.0 of the web site. Crazy Egg provides web designers with input on what elements users are clicking on through visual "heat maps". The firm switched over to its updated software over the weekend, telling its users via Twitter that older, Crazy Egg 1.0 reports will stop tracking data on November 15th.

CrazyEgg Buys Hello Bar

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Orange County-based heatmap software developer CrazyEgg has acquired Hello Bar , a developer of customizable, web toolbars which help encourage actions from web site visitors. CrazyEgg, which is based in La Mirada, has quietly built a healthy following providing website analytics tools, centered around creating a visual "heat map" of how visitors are using and visiting web pages.

FindTheBest Snags Google, DoubleClick Vet As President

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Santa Barbara-based FindTheBest.com , the online comparison site headed by DoubleClick founder Kevin O'Connor , has turned to a Google and DoubleClick vet to serve as President.

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Savings.com Revamps Homepage, Rolls Responsive Design

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In a move to better convert visitors to its site--and adapt to the increasingly mobile, tablet-centric world-- Los Angeles-based Savings.com said Wednesday that it has launched a brand new, homepage and responsive web design. According to the company, the new design and features are focused on providing higher conversion rates for its advertisers. The online coupon site says that is currently is driving around $500M in sales annually for its partners.

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Lynda.com Expands In Southeast Asia

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Lynda.com , the online video education site which offers up a large library of video tutorials in computer software, business skills, design, and other areas, is in a big expansion today, saying that it has started offering up its products in Southeast Asia.

Website Usability LIVE

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YOU GOT THEM TO YOUR SITE, BUT THEN WHAT? Live Site Reviews to Improve User Experience. It is surprising to find out about what both web designers and marketers often miss, which are key ingredients of what your audience can see and not see on the website. Wednesday, January 18, 2012 -- Website Usability LIVE.

CrownPeak Raises $1.75M in Series C

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Los Angeles-based CrownPeak , a developer of web content management systems (CMS), has raised $1.75M in a Series C funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm today. CrownPeak, which is headed by Jim Howard, develops software used by companies to easily modify and maintain web sites, without requiring web designers.

Live Website Reviews

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You got them to your site, but then what? It is surprising to find out about what both web designers and marketers often miss, which are key ingredients of what your audience can see and not see on the website. Wednesday, June 15, 2011 -- Live Website Reviews. Techbizconnection. Live reviews by a panel of usability experts.

Timing is everything in a sale of a business.

Berkonomics

The company of eight was engaged in web design, hot at the time. Over a million of these came to the company’s game web site each month for new information and to form an early Internet game community.

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Los Angeles Web Developer

SoCal CTO

Just the kind of person I like to meet. :) But I was a bit surprised when he emphasized how hard it had been for them to find a web developer in Los Angeles. My flippant comment was, “If you do a Google search for Los Angeles web developer, you’ll find a LOT of people and firms.” Here were some of his particular issues: Most of the firms that come up are actually website design firms not website development firms. The result of web design are static pages as graphics or HTML.

Famous Birthdays Focuses On Finding Celebrity Facts

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The startup--the brainchild of Evan Britton--has been ramping up its efforts recently, having just launched a brand new responsive web design which optimizes the site for mobile phones and tablets, in addition to desktop web browsers. The design just went live in the last couple of weeks. What are the most searched for things on the Internet? From the annual search statistics from Google and Bing , it''s clearly information about celebrities.

The 1/9/90 Rule of UGC & Why It’s OK to Have Lurkers

Both Sides of the Table

Most UGC sites try to spend time converting lurkers to contributors. Ming Yeow Ng asked, “Would you consider Facebook a UGC site?&# Great question. So in summary, if you’re going to do a UGC site: Know that there will be three buckets of users.

Website Usability Live

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Usability and user experience tests are an excellent way of discovering why your site is not performing like you thought it would. It is surprising to find out about what both web designers and marketers often miss, which are key ingredients of what your audience can see and not see on the website. Wednesday, February 17, 2010 -- Website Usability Live.

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

SoCal Delicious

Yes, the showbiz gossip site that some prickly readers like to compare to TechCrunch , which I think is meant to be an insult but could be a compliment? Startups. Mobile. Gadgets. Europe. Video. Enterprise. Venture. Social. GreenTech. Gaming. Opinion. Drama. Guides. Smartphones. Tablets.

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Interview with Lynda Weinman and Bruce Heavin, Lynda.com

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How do you take a business you started as your own personal web site, and turn it into an online powerhouse, completely bootstrapped, from the little town of Ojai, California--not exactly known as a technology town?

Five Things to Consider Before You Launch Your Fashion Brand Online

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To start your own marketplace site to sell your fashion brand, you would need to design a website, set up an e-commerce system and market, market and market some more to draw people to your new site. Create a buzz about your fashion brand on social media sites.

How This Entrepreneur Went From Poverty To CEO Of A Dead Sexy Startup

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There''s this thing called graphic design. After graduating from college, Don began his career at a small design firm. "So So I worked at a great design firm called, Agnew Moyer Smith and there''s two great guys there. A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes.

TechZulu Trend Lounge Creates the Stage at SXSW Interactive 2013

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Oh, and did we mention the dedicated WiFi (a notorious problem at SXSW), on-site bar and expansive views? Aaron Gustafson, Adaptive Web Design.

Stacksocial | Bringing Forth the Next Logical Step in Purchasing Software

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Their Bundle categories consist of Music apps, Mac Productivity, Web Design and more. The courses include, app building, web development, Online Entrepreneurship and much more.

Interview with Alex Benzer, SocialEngine

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We had to figure out what would help the other 90 percent build better and more interesting sites. That's why we built FanMix, to solve our own problem, and help our SocialEngine customers to promote their own sites. It's like building a site like Blogger, but with your brand.

Q Manning of Rocksauce Studios | Founder Interview

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With this fast pace industry the elegant design we see if websites, is sometimes lost in translation. He and his company, Rocksauce, make sure to add high quality design back into each of the apps they create. After nearly 15 years designing, there was little I hadn’t done.

Why Facebook OpenGraph Will Work and Why To Hate It

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They understand that this user type will freely grant Facebook access to share their online activity, whether it is reading the news, listening to a song, or visiting some random site that really has no business engaging with your “friends”.

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