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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. Digg this! Already sold? Tweet This!

NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg

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Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg by Adam Sherk on August 11, 2010 Through branded profiles and the personalized “My News” feature on the new Digg, publishers are hoping that building up followers who view them as a preferred or trusted source will enable them to reach a larger number of users on a regular basis.

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Digital Wallets, BitCoin, Virtual Currency And The Future Of Your Money

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He is the founder of Coinbase and in this thirty minute conversation with Kevin Rose (ex- Digg and current Google Ventures ) and his Foundation podcast, you will get a very insightful view into startups, digital currency and BitCoin is creating an entirely different economy. startup. Still confused about BitCoin and virtual currency? It''s all zeroes and ones. bitcoin. money.

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News Sites on the New Digg: Who is Active, Who is Gaining Followers?

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Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk News Sites on the New Digg: Who is Active, Who is Gaining Followers? by Adam Sherk on August 4, 2010 The new Digg has gotten a lot of attention for the opportunities it creates for publishers (see ReadWriteWeb and BlueGlass for details). But how will users respond to the new format? Congratulations!

The Resurrection Of Podcasting

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He co-founded Digg , Pownce , Revision3 and sold his latest start-up, Milk , to Google where he is currently working on their venture fund. startup. Does anyone listen to podcasts anymore? Does anyone even care? This past week, I published episode #321 of my weekly audio podcast ( Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast ). Each week I have a conversation with someone interesting in the media, marketing, advertising, business book or personal development space. I've been at it since 2006, and I have no idea if anyone listens or cares about it. It hasn't happened. didn't.

Startup Life: Diary of a First Generation Entrepreneur

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Home About In the Media Facebook & India Dear Airtel: It is about Customers & Conversations July 10, 2010.1:11 pm Startup Life: Diary of a First Generation Entrepreneur Jump to Comments ‘Oh shit.’ In our mind, we knew that was just one of those days when we as drivers of the startup car were being tested. Reply Akhilesh July 10, 2010 at 3:08 pm Hey daksh, These are the basic problems in a startup… don’t worry the things will go fine soon… All the best!!! Daksh said: Startup Life: Diary of a First Generation Entrepreneur [link] [.]

On Leadership, Courage. And Sucking

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Digg and now Google Ventures ) video podcast called, Foundation. There are so many illuminating moments in this short 40-minute conversation about startups, growth, the changing business landscape and the philosophy of business, that it would be impossible to summarize (so, do yourself a favor and watch this tonight instead of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills ). startup.

Free Summer School For Marketers

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Kevin Rose (ex- Digg and currently at Google Ventures ) hosts this video podcast where he deep-dives into conversations with many startups from Silicon Valley. Spoiler alert: I dropped out of university. It''s true. entered university with the best of intentions. At the same time, I was already publishing a couple of music magazines that were becoming successful. As I ventured down the road of burnout by trying to be both a publisher and a full time college student, I had a heart-to-heart conversation with my parents. Education has never been easier. and cheaper. Almost Timely.

The Most Buried News Sites on Digg

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Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Buried News Sites on Digg by Adam Sherk on July 23, 2009 It’s no secret that mainstream news sites are experiencing increased exposure on social news sites like Digg. Back in March Soshable noted that 46% of the Digg front page is controlled by 50 websites. Major news sites have seen strong increases in social media referral traffic over the past couple years, and Digg continues to be among the top referrers. So their bury rankings are probably higher than they should be.

A Comparison of Social Advertising – Digg, Facebook, Reddit

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Google Adwords Startup Cost $20 $20 $50,000 $20 Cost for the Campaign $40,000 $20 $37.23 $50,000 $34.80 In the end, we included some of our own data to give a more complete picture.Our assessment of the situation is as follows; Digg.com – Most data we could find indicated that it is VERY expensive to advertise on Digg for the amount of click-through you get. On Digg, this is harnessed by allowing advertising costs to come down if your ad receives a certain number of votes. Every advertising medium is unique and has its own benefits. 01% (.01% 01% – 5%) 6.49%.01%

Why Customer Service is the Future of Social Marketing

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With the rise of Facebook’s popularity, the launch of Twitter, and the surge of influence from social news sites like Digg, social media looked to be a great breeding ground for marketers to make their mark. Digg was an incredibly powerful platform to drive traffic and pageviews to reasonably good content. Without the true community that helped build Digg, it died.

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Finally – A Promising Buzz in the Social Media Marketing Atmosphere

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Empowerment: While Groupon is having trouble keeping merchants , FreebeeCards merchants receive a digital tablet in their startup kit that provides anytime access so they can gain further insights into their customers’ behaviors. Digg Digg. FreebeeCards bills itself as “the next generation of daily offers.” In April Groupon settled a lawsuit for $8.5

Why Social Media Is The Catalyst For Telling The Truth

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She’s recently launched her own tech startup BRANDS FOR THE PEOPLE which takes the traditional offline branding agency model online to a software platform. Andrea hosts #brandtribe tweetchat every Wednesday at 9am PST / 12pm EST. Digg Digg. This is the guest post by Andrea Shillington. Social media has forever changed marketing and business. That’s ok.

Your Blog Stinks! You Should Quit!

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Maybe it’s time to treat it like a startup business that might never earn you a cool million, but might earn you the respect of your peers and provide a channel where you can share your experiences and expertise. Digg this! What to do…It’s 2012 and you’ve been blogging for almost a year now with no success. Maybe it’s time to…well…quit.

Meet the Chinese Groupon: GaoPeng.com

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Chinese social startups are thriving. Digg this! If you look for a Chinese version of Facebook, you will find Renren.com. If you look for a Chinese version of Twitter, you will find Weibo. It was only a matter of time, that the online group buying industry will have its pioneer in China. GaoPeng subscribers will get free daily emails alerting them to the deals. Try GaoPeng at [link].

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

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5 Tips for Great Content Curation

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3 Social Media Lessons from Charlie Sheen

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Internet startup Ad.ly Digg this! When talking about Charlie Sheen, you’re bound to have some supporters and some critics, but you will definitely not find somebody who is not quick to provide an opinion.  From Entertainment Weekly to TMZ.com to Twitter, everybody just can’t get enough of Charlie Sheen. Lesson 1: Give to people what they want. And as of 03/07/11, over 2.1

What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

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11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

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Startups like Payvment , and Alvenda will help companies large and small to open up shop in Facebook. Digg this! Around this time last year I wrote about the 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 and while I would say 7 out of 10 have already materialized and the others are on their way. So that begs the question – what’s on the horizon specifically for B2B Marketers next year? Enjoy!

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5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

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Recruiting Lessons from Google

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search-engine company has positioned itself as a startup in this job-advertisement. The catch line says ‘ Start-up company with manpower, funding an ideas seeks entrepreneur ‘ A thing or a two to learn for the modern-companies: Comfort feel for your potential employees Learn how to position yourself even if you aren’t a startup anymore. Startup tag works well Jumping on the big company bandwagon is easy. The focus of the blog has shifted from that of a startup-centric one when it originally started in 2007. The world’s no.1 Theme: Pressrow

HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

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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] 30 How Are People Using Twitter? Join the conversation by adding Mashables Pete Cashmore to your Circles on Google+ Close Welcome to Mashable! Have an account? Interesante, sí, oh sí.

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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? Join the conversation by adding Mashables Pete Cashmore to your Circles on Google+ Close Welcome to Mashable! Have an account? Have you heard of Google+?

Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

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Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Explore Classifieds ); // ); // Trending Stories YouTube Video of the Day: Is David Beckham’s Pepsi Clip Real or Fake? Have an account? According to a recent MerchantCircle survey of 8,500 small businesses across the U.S., How do you measure ROI? Mobile 2.0

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Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

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Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Rupert Murdoch’s “The Daily&# Officially Launching Feb 2? Have an account? This post was co-authored by Dhiraj Rajaram, the founder and CEO of Mu Sigma. Social media has come of age. Not many, right? link] [.] Confira [.]

4 Ways the Twitter You Know is Changing Forever

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The rise of Twitter was accompanied by the slow demise of RSS and Digg, as the surging popularity of the 140-character kid made many previous pointing and info-gathering technologies unnecessary. startup wants to change that, however, and enable Twitter to fulfill its promise as a real-time discussion forum. Twitter is on its way to becoming something entirely different.

Mark Zuckerberg on Oprah

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Mark created a foundation—Startup: Education—with an initial gift of $100 million to improve educational opportunities for young people in America. Digg this! Tags: Facebook Ads Facebook Advertising facebook donation facebook oprah mark zuckerberg donates $100 million mark zuckerberg on oprah startup: education The foundation’s first project will support Governor Christie and Mayor Booker’s bipartisan initiative to ensure every school-aged child in Newark has access to a high-quality education that prepares them for a successful future and a better quality of life.

Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends

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Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now! tactic that some news and content sites employ is monitoring Google’s Hot Trends list in an effort to identify hot topics and then quickly produce matching content around them. Does this work? Sometimes. Many search trends come and go quickly, so sites that cover a topic after its peak will likely miss out on the larger search engine visibility opportunity. So how do you monitor these trends?

Google News Optimization Tips

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Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now! pulled out some of the more useful tips, combining information from some of the slides with additional details provided by Google’s Maile Ohye. Duplication and Novelty Detection – More credit is given to original sources of content.

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Groupon’s US Revenue Numbers Falling

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market is so saturated with daily deal startups that Groupon will have to deal with a smaller slice of the pie. Digg this! Did you just read that headline, right? With a rumored market valuation of about $25 billion and a possible IPO, how would it be possible that Groupon’s revenue is falling at home? Here are 3 potential reasons. sales collapsed in February 2011. Andrew.

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

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selected influencers in all different “walks of life&# and areas of influence, from the blogosphere to the power users of Digg to founders of successful startups and authors of bestselling books. Jason is also the host of This Week in Startups. Andrew Sorcini Andrew Sorcini is also known as Mr. Baby Man and is Digg’s #1 User. They understand brevity. No hype.

Survey: Twitter Less than 1% of Traffic to Newspapers and.

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looked at referral data for 2008, 2009 and 2010 to-date and for comparison also included Facebook and Digg. The highs for Facebook and Digg were 2% and 7.2% The Digg percentages varied the most with straight news sites faring best. It is interesting that Digg is trending down this year. But even among the sites that do very well in Digg the numbers have dropped.

Review of the Online Group Buying Industry

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based startup’s core strength was its ability to create a strong network of referal sites and until this date it was able to have more referral traffic than the leader of this industry, Groupon. Digg this! Group buying is a trend that had incredibly growth throughout 2010. Here is a short review of these 2 key players in the online group buying industry. Enter: Google Offers.

Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]

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HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers

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MySpace is Reborn as Social Curation

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Steven Rosenbaum is founder and CEO of Magnify.net, a NYC-based Web video startup. digg-widget,click,function(){ HPTrack.trackEvent(Modules, Digg Surging - Digg Version, Click); }); }); } } } HuffPoUtil.ImageLoader.foldCheck(related_images); digg stumble reddit del.ico.us HuffPosts QuickRead. Loading. Its a big shift, and it might just work. Why does it matter?

What to Consider When Building an In-House Social Media Team

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3 Ways to Analyze Facebook Fan Page Traffic «

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5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Top 10 Reputation Tracking Tools Worth Paying For

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What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

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