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Startups To Watch in 2011

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The most successful startups are able to stay a step ahead of their competition by analyzing the current trends to predict the next hot application that will captivate the public. Here are some examples of recent startups that stayed in touch with the average user to create exceptionally usable products: Easy Photo Sharing with Instagr.am. Already sold? Storific Ends the Wait.

Work On The Go With Podio’s New iPhone Application

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And now, Podio has just released some interesting mobile applications for those who are always on the move! Co-founder of Podio, Jon Froda , tells us that Podio has launched a new iPhone application, which makes it possible for everyone to build their own mobile work apps to get their work done in a more collaborative way. Be productive on the go. List of what you can do.

3 Lessons Learned from the Startup World

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If you have been following my blog for a while you know that during 2008 and 2009 I worked for a startup here in Honolulu, Hawaii. My time at this startup was amazing. Not only was I able to turn my MBA internship into a full-time position, but also I learned a lot about the startup world. This blog started during my startup days and 7 years later, it is still going strong. 3.

MingleBird – The Next Big Thing?

Mindjumpers

Tweet All eyes on future development of success stories for application development lies within a triangle – the touch points of Social – Mobile – Game Design. believe the last application (not being an actual game) to come out of this triangle that has turned big is LBS applications like Foursquare and Gowalla , with a call for human interaction, a game design to win mayor ships, badges etc – and all powered through your mobile. MingleBird – a mobile socializing application. MingleBird seems to have it all. But I’m not that guy. Winners of Mashable Awards.

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11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Startups like Payvment , and Alvenda will help companies large and small to open up shop in Facebook. Someone better win the SmartPhone Application race soon – I can’t keep building 4 versions of the same application in order to cover the SmartPhone market – Blackberry aps, iPhone aps, Android aps ( what the growth rate on Android ) and Windows aps. Enjoy! Tweet This!

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Miss Those Old Style Retweets on Twitter.com? Try This Kynetx Extension

Stay N' Alive

Disclaimer: I have no ownership or interest in Kynetx other than I think they’re a really cool, Utah-based, technology startup that gets us much closer to the web with no log in button.  Oh, and they have great free lunches they offer to the public on Fridays – you should come!

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #43

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"Every startup's dream is to become a platform, creating an entire ecosystem of developers and users that rely on their product. This diagram shows the vast array of tools and services that help developers build modern web applications, from commonplace components (search, maps) to the more esoteric (machine learning) It's no coincidence that Android , the Hydrogen of Google's world, reacts with pretty much everything." startup. web applications. But nobody comes close to Google. " (Alistair for Hugh). Your flaws are my pain - LabSpaces. Sturdy Blog.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #99

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Startups, this is how design works. Wells Riley has a great (and well-designed) guidebook for startups that need to understand the fundamentals of design. For whatever reason, my mother just doesn't seem to connect with the fundamental metaphors that computers are built on: file/folder structure, and layers of open-but-not-in-use applications. startup. startups this is how design works. 93Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? " (Alistair for Hugh). " (Alistair for Mitch).

Google Files for Trademark on the Word Glass

Bill Hartzer

Google has filed a trademark application on the word glass. The Wall Street Journal first reported that a trademark application has been filed. In July 2013, Google “originally submitted the application in July 2013 for the word “Glass” styled in a particular font as branding for its Google Glass smart glasses. Rob Garner wearing Google Glass.

16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

” For example*: Videoconferencing and unified communications provider Advanced AV writes about meaningful applications for video technology, such as keeping sick children engaged and reshaping healthcare delivery. 19% of startups use blogs for marketing. ( TNW News ). 6. For example, what percentage of businesses maintain company blogs? But apparently not. Meghan M. ClickZ ). 3.

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How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing

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In parallel, push button private content curation emerged as Instapaper (2008), Evernote (2008), Read It Later (around the same time) all launched applications to allow users to collect and later read content. San Francisco, CA, United States. I am an entrepreneur obsessed with technology and startups. My startup Mixer Labs was acquired by Twitter where I now work. Elad Blog.

25 Excellent Content Marketing Tools for Your Brand

Pamorama

Useful for all companies — from startups to enterprises — KnowledgeVision helps you create video and audio presentations and make them available via Web browsers and mobile devices. Contently helps you find high-quality freelance writers and content creation tools, and offers applications to help you manage your workflow. 3. Content Curation Tools. List.ly (free/paid). Curata  (paid).

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How Blab Went From an Idea on a Napkin to the Hottest Thing in Social Media

Convince & Convert

When a team of Idealab innovators gets a little burnt out, Brittany’s experience with crafting Blab is a great lesson on getting back into that startup mentality and emerging with a pioneering software idea. It’s a multi-person live stream application where up to four speakers can video chat with a virtual audience that participates via chat. Starting the Conversation. Medium.

Miss Those Old Style Retweets on Twitter.com? Try This Kynetx Extension

Stay N' Alive

Disclaimer: I have no ownership or interest in Kynetx other than I think they're a really cool, Utah-based, technology startup that gets us much closer to the web with no log in button.  Oh, and they have great free lunches they offer to the public on Fridays - you should come!

How LinkedIn Endorsements Can Work for Your Small Business

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Get out there and meet these fellow SMBs by asking and answering questions in the Startups and Small Businesses Category of LinkedIn Answers and joining LinkedIn Groups ,” it encourages on its website. Leveraged properly, Endorsements also has marketing applications for your small business by promoting your products and services. This is a guest post by Sarah Levy. Let them know!”.

[Cool Social Tools] The Power of Breezio

SocialFish

Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps! There are so many applications and so many useful features that are waiting to be explored on Breezio. Optimal Community Engagement. In-line comments on Breezio. Connect with your Community.

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23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

To help, J-P De Clerck looks at several strategic content marketing frameworks, including the seven “building blocks” framework from Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose and the 4-step content marketing framework for startups  from Lee Odden. Yet as buyers make increasing use of social media to evaluate the offerings of and engage with vendors,  expectations will inevitably increase.

Facebook Announces FbStart Apps of the Year, New Partners, Benefits

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Archibong also revealed that FbStart will begin offering monthly office hours, or online access to different Facebook teams for startup developers to better learn how to build products with Facebook’s developer tools and deal with challenges. Founded by married couple Richard Zenn and Carol Lai , the application features more than 30,000 videos with features such as bilingual subtitles, an online dictionary, sentence repeat and recording. The social network introduced FbStart at F8 in May 2014 , and the program has grown to more than 9,000 members from 137 countries.

5 Financial Areas Where Small Businesses Could Use Some Help

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From cash flow gaps to applicable industry regulations, there are certain financially related areas where small businesses could use some professional guidance. As startups and small businesses gain traction and grow, so does their accounting systems. Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate and Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles.

The New Dilemma: Social Media Exposes Us to Too Much, Too Often

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Another new form of spam which many are familiar with is how Facebook applications constantly push triggers and notifications to us through our friends. This is a guest post by Jason Butlion. The way that we explore and discover content on the Internet has drastically changed in the last decade. The next evolution in content discovery came with the social revolution. Featured Social Media

5 Sure Fire Social Media Tactics To Jump Start Your Job Search

Jason Yormark

A few years ago when I got laid off from Microsoft, I got a quick lesson in how important it was to invest time in your personal brand regardless of your job situation. I had not done that, and was then left with no online identity to fall back on. I was competing with thousands of other job applicants with my traditional cover letter and resume, and regardless of my qualifications, was often buried in an inbox of competition. Instead, use a tool like Google Reader and subscribe to job listings where applicable. Good luck! Social Media Friendly Blogging. Social Media

Teem’d: The New Collaboration Tool

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Startups are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms. The application promotes participation and integration of marketing. This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. —————  Social Media: The Bottom Line. Teem’d to the Rescue.

7 Tactful Ways of Facing The Horrors of Digital Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

It’s the primary channel for every startup, given its expansive reach and capability to provide quick and detailed results. Different tools and applications treat data differently, so make sure that you’re using the appropriate ones according to your needs. Guest post by Philip Masterson. Digital marketing is growing rapidly. So far, so good. Horror #1: The Haunted E-commerce.

88 Expert Content Marketing Posts Worth Another Read

Webbiquity SMM

Free Social Media Tools for Startups to Build a Strong Social Media Presence by Duct Tape Marketing. Building a strong social media presence is an imperative for startups in the digital age. Jumpstart: The Guide To Growing A Startup With Inbound Marketing by HubSpot (on SlideShare). Jumpstart your startup with inbound marketing. Image credit: HubSpot. by Comms Axis.

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How to Run Windows on your Mac

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Boot Camp requires the user to boot into the operating system during startup. If any of the above methods are too time-consuming or if they slow down your Mac too much for your taste, then the alternative will be the Codeweavers Impersonator , which only uses the application-programming interface of Windows to run the Windows applications directly on your Mac.  VMware Fusion.

The Productive Online Business Toolbox: My Must-Have Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I’m a work at home mom who operates as a consultant, ad sales manager for Mashable, and soon-to-be startup founder all from one single Dell laptop which I use as a desktop. RTM has gadgets (as seen above), applications for all mobile platforms, an API, and much more. I’m a paid member and it’s well worth it. Gmail. Take advantage of labels.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Her varied background includes corporate roles (B2B and B2C), agencies, non-profits and startups. Emily is Chief Technology Officer at Bookigee, an early-stage startup that builds online analytics and marketing applications for the Book Publishing Industry, in Miami. She is currently a Director with Intel Capital and a Venture Advisor at 500 Startups. Stacey Acevero.

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

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How to Leverage Applicant Tracking Systems To Land a Job. 7. Latest Startups News. Startups. Startups Lists. Startups. startup. Startups. Startups. Top Stories Photo & Video Galleries Top Lists Trending Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video More Topics. People Recommended Mashable Staff More people. Trending Stories. Like Tweet.

Why More Members, Money, and Ads Don’t Always Mean More Success: A B2B Marketer’s Survival Guide

Webbiquity SMM

Startups often focus on quality of product and a strong user base before monetization. While Myspace was still in startup mode when acquired, its high acquisition price and obligation to a public company created immense pressure to hit quarterly targets. The advertising was not interesting, or applicable, and hence would be very annoying. Guest post by Ariel Applbaum. Lessons.

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Text Analytics in the Cloud

Net-Savvy Executive

If you're a software developer (I'm not), you might find it easy to throw together a new application. There, that should be enough for another 300 social media analysis startups. :-). You can handle pulling in data, moving it around, and displaying results—the normal software stuff. There's an API for that. AlchemyAPI (Orchestr8). Calais. Clarabridge. Expert System. Extractiv.

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How to Choose a Social CRM to Manage Data

Spin Sucks

This often makes customization cost-prohibitive for small businesses and startups. These systems eliminate the need for hand coding, and let you define your application with a “drag and drop” approach. OutSystems is a rapid application development platform that follows an agile development mentality. Today’s guest post is written by Adria Saracino. Now what?

Twitter for Lawyers

Janet Fouts

If you need help setting up your Twitter account you might want to check out this free post in the SocialMediaCoachingCenter , and here’s a good post on Twitter clients (the applications that make using Twitter easier.)  If you want to know what NOT to do, here’s a good post on Twitter gaffes. The slides will be added below as well. Twitter and privacy. Imagine that.

2012 #Nifty50 Top Men in Technology on Twitter

Blue Focus Marketing

John’s University’s Tobin Social Media Ambassadors program, Lee is also an advisor at several New York university business schools, social media organizations, and Internet and mobile startups. Say “hi” to Dan on Twitter , or better yet, check out DanCristo.com where he muses about startups, leadership and SEO.  Chris Adams – @chrishadams. in August 2006. Vala Afshar – @ValaAfshar.

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

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Sign in with Facebook or Facebook Mashable Social Media All Social Media How-To Facebook Twitter YouTube Google+ Featured in Social Media Tech All Tech Apps & Software Dev & Design Gadgets Mobile Featured in Tech Business All Business Advertising Marketing Media Small Business Startups Featured in Business Entertainment All Entertainment Film Gaming Music TV Featured in Entertainment US & World All US & World Politics Social Good U.S. Then, you’ll be able to authenticate your own application. Latest Startups News. Startups. Startups Lists. Startups.

Review of the Online Group Buying Industry

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LivingSocial first gained notoriety for their Visual Bookshelf application on Facebook, which was the first and largest application allowing users to catalog and share their favorite books with friends. Pick Your Five Favorite Movies) and Polls applications which made them the number one application developer on Facebook as measured by page views. Enter: Google Offers.

Blog Writing: 29 Experts Share Their Top 3 Must-Follow Rules

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Bree is a pro digital media and online video writer, as well as a PR/media consultant for startups and small businesses. prefer the premium version of Grammarly because it will catch a lot of errors that other applications won’t. Writing a great blog involves doing many different things well. We’ve listed all the responses below: Top 3 Must-Follow Rules for Blog Writing.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Sorry, This is Not the End of the PC Era [OPINION] 11 How Are People Using Twitter? Publishers can integrate powerful, innovative community platforms in a fraction of the time by adopting agile applications that use APIs. Used it?

How the Blog Post Op-Ed is Changing News

Convince & Convert

Now, even the humble startup or SMB has the opportunity to voice its thoughts in a thoughtful and engaging manner. But op-eds are double-edged swords: If readers come to expect only actionable advice from their news, what happens to news that isn’t as applicable? One titled “Google’s Alphabet in 2050 from A to Z” aims to predict future Google holdings. Right in the Action.

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Social Media News Ticker: Edit Your Facebook ‘Look Back,’ LinkedIn Kills ‘Intro,’ Twitter Debuts Data Grant Program

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LinkedIn to acquire job-seeking site Bright for $120 million – data-driven job search startup Bright is LinkedIn’s largest acquisition to date; Bright used algorithms to match job seekers to positions (re/code). Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. Foursquare. Any social media updates that we missed this week? Let us know in the comments below.

Google To Ban Payday Ads, But Invests In LendUp

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Since the financial collapse of 2008, many lenders such as banks and credit card companies will not finance what they consider to be high risk, subprime applicants. Many of these applicants are considered high risk due to poor credit or low income. It seems that Google Ventures believes enough in the mission and goals of the brave little startup to invest. Google Inc.