Successful Startup Story: Fresh and Fluffy Natural Dry Dog Shampoo

Waxing UnLyrical

Their placement on this outlet is in keeping with WUL’s tradition of sharing causes for good and businesses doing good through community engagement, locally and around the world. To meet their needs, the company has rolled out a second scent: Fresh and Fluffy lavender.

Startup Weekend (India): Social Entrepreneurship in Action

Waxing UnLyrical

I’m sure whatever you did was interesting but I… … I attended Startup Weekend in New Delhi. Startup Weekend is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals, teams and communities.

Bill Gates’s Favorite Ed-Tech Startups

Idaconcpts

Therefore, it is interesting to learn what Bill Gates’ favorite ed-tech startups are. Why Gates loves it: The community of educators lets them help each other out, ultimately raising education quality. via Fast Company.

Machine Learning Applications To Give Your Startup A Competitive Edge

The Realtime Report

Machine Learning Applications To Give Your Startup A Competitive Edge. billion healthcare market, and its banking on machine learning powered startups to achieve that end. So far, Google has revealed four companies that are participating in the project.

The 12 Startups I’ve Invested In and Why

Convince & Convert

I mentioned that I am an investor in that company, and Chris said, “You are? Breather.com Buffer – Social Scheduling and Content Recommendations Probably the best known of the companies in which I’ve invested, due to their very large customer base and colossally popular blog.

33 Personal Blogs of Startup Marketers We Love

Buffer Social

Personally, I have benefited a lot from reading these blogs, especially blogs published by startup marketers. And today, I’d love to take you on a deep-dive into personal blogs of startup marketers. 33 Blogs to Follow, Written by Some of the Very Best Startup Marketers.

The Next Billion-Dollar Startup

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either way, we're now evaluating startups using the "b" word and that changes everything. Who will be the next startup to get that kind of deal going? Believe it or not, there is a laundry list of great, new companies who had very interesting valuations prior to the Instagram acquisition, but now they're looking prettier than ever. Here are four other hot startups that are more than capable of cracking an Instagram-esque sale price: Square. startup.

Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study

The Marketing Blog

39 pm Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study Jump to Comments We recently did a study to understand how the businesses in India are using twitter. For this study we profiled 66 companies from ’9′ verticals and analysed them on different quantitative & qualitative parameters like no. Iffort Consulting , a NCR based social media consulting firm has researched the Twitter usage by companies in India.

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Community, Lady Gaga & Bourbon: The David Spinks Interview

Firebelly

David Spinks – Community Man. To say that David Spinks loves community is an understatement. He’s all about community – and he’s got a track record that proves it. His other enterprises include BlogDash and The Community Manager where he still actively writes.

Industry Buzz: 4 reasons why rasa.io is the up and coming community platform

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! As the newest in the Aptify family of companies, rasa.io

How to Cut Costs with Your Own Support Community

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Maintaining traditional channels like phone, email and live chat support are a must—but a solid support community can cut that burden drastically, saving you time and money. But good communities are more than support channels. Take a look at some strong examples of community support.

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HootSuite Talks to Spanish Speaking Community

Idaconcpts

The company claims that are working to resolve the problem. Savvy Internet startups should keep these 2 facts in mind. On April 21, 2011 there are several websites down. Among the affected are HootSuite, Reddit, Foursquare and Quora.

Cool Web Hosting company

The Marketing Blog

After some brain-storming I discovered a kool webhosting company called Velnetweb which seems to be one stop shop for all web hosting needs. Subscribe to Blog Updates Feedburners Stats Email Subscription My Company About Hi, I am Daksh author of themarketingblog & co-founder of Iffort, a web-strategy & digital marketing consulting firm. The focus of the blog has shifted from that of a startup-centric one when it originally started in 2007.

Top Strategies for Taking Your Online Community Offline with Marketing Events – Stefanie Grieser [SSM019]

Buffer Social

You’ll also learn other great things like: How social media can help you market and grow your offline community. That makes an event: a community and great content, valuable content that people can learn from.” Companies and Events Mentioned by Stefanie.

5 Simple Ways Small Businesses Can Ace Social Listening in 2019

Waxing UnLyrical

Continuous customer feedback is the bedrock of innovation because companies that listen innovate. Identify Relevant Groups, Communities. Groups and communities enhance the feeling of community , which is core to social media. Guest Post by Amos Onwukwe.

Start-Up Marketing and Yourself: Don’t be a Swiss Army Knife

Waxing UnLyrical

And you tell them about how you like to eat ice cream and jog and take care of your dog, and you manage a company that sells lawnmowers. Marketing your start-up requires you to determine a very specific meaning for your company. Tech companies start calling themselves “idea incubators.”

How OWN Creates Community and Multi-Platform Success With Social Video

Social Media Strategies Summit

Specifically, would women of color be interested in a dedicated social community? To solve for this need, OWN recently launched The Know: An OWN Community. The Know: An OWN Community. For years, Oprah Winfrey was referred to as “The Queen of Talk Shows”.

Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work by Tamar Weinberg on August 14, 2009 Share In the spirit of featuring case studies like the ones in Chapter 4 of The New Community Rules , I am going to highlight other companies that have excelled in their social media achievements.

Recruiting Lessons from Google

The Marketing Blog

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.

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Coverage Questions !

The Marketing Blog

helps the company in its marketing communications efforts. Its become a popularly adopted tactic by web-based startups and brands that have implemented social-media/web2.0 When you write an email to me for example – Please address me by name ‘Daksh’ instead of Hey, ‘You got a cool blog’ Hey XXX(well I’ve seen some funny names really We’re a cool company and we think this might be useful for your product.

4 Ways To Lead With Authenticity In Uncertain Times

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Many of the best leaders (in business, community, politics and entertainment) study leadership traits like presentation skills, body language, persuasion with a depth and riguer that few of us do. Personally, I've had the great pleasure of being able to grow my business from a small startup in 2000 to being acquired by WPP (the world's largest marketing and communications network in the world) to turning that business into a now-global brand called Mirum. community. startup.

The Pride And Prejudice Of Shopify

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Many, many years ago a dear friend, mentor and local community leader asked if I would be interested in meeting someone he liked and knew for years. Soon after that, Harley told me that he's no longer selling t-shirts online, but that he has joined the company that developed the e-commerce platform for his site. The company was called Shopify and they would provide small businesses with a cheap-priced but robust platform to sell their wares. community. startup.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

It takes a community to build a community. So much of building a community requires understanding people and engaging with them. Now you may wonder, “ How do we build a community? Senior Analyst at Forrester ( @TomGrantForr ) “You don’t build a community.

On My Own Again - I'm Back in the Saddle

Stay N' Alive

My primary focus to start will be speeding up the number of courses I''ve been producing on Social Media for the the developer-focused curriculum company, Pluralsight. Come join my various communities and be a part of something big.

It's Not Easy To Be A Loving Brand These Days

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Some would say that this made companies and brands much more human. It was less about being a brand on social media and much more about how to be a brand in a community with others. community. startup. Be careful what you wish for. Never has a sentiment been so true like it is for brands these day. We have never lived in a more politically-driven and open-social environment at the same time. Brands should be spinning like a top (in fact, a lot of them are).

How to Be a Storyteller

Convince & Convert

Creating good stories is how companies convince preoccupied, information-overloaded consumers there is something worth their time and interest. Whether a company’s stories engage, educate, or entertain, they encourage a consumer to pause, even if for a short time.

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Launching a SMAC!Down: Sock Monkeys Against Cancer

Waxing UnLyrical

campaign on the Start Some Good crowdfunding platform are used to launch my startup – the SMAC! monkey, one will be given to someone with cancer (model to go into action the minute the company can financially sustain it). as a socially conscious, for-profit company.

Barcamp Delhi 5: Spreading the Word out !

The Marketing Blog

Jump to Comments Image via Wikipedia It is that time of the year when some of the brightest minds gather to discuss about technology, business, startups and much more. Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit 5 Comments Filed under BarCamp Tags: BarCamp , BarCamp Delhi , BCD5 , delhi , Google , open source , Social media , startup , twitter 5 Comments Sesso January 22, 2009 at 12:25 pm Great site. I guess, it's an entrepreneur/ blogger fav topic to blog when starts a startup.

The Agency Is Dead. Long Live The Agency.

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How will agencies attract and retain talent, when so many young marketing professionals are working for major brands, startups or companies like Snapchat ? On July 16th, I published an article titled, Disruption, Disruption Everywhere , that was based on a quick, five-minute, presentation at International Startup Festival on what "keeps me up at night." international startup festival. startup.

Is Your Brand Story Documentary-Worthy (Like Shopify)?

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Most people know Shopify as the company that just reported a 93% year on year growth. I know Shopify since they were this scruffy little startup that my buddy, Harley Finkelstein , got involved with many years back, after trying to sell t-shirts online with their platform. startup.

Proto.in July 18-19 2008

The Marketing Blog

is an event focused on exciting new startups. india , startups india , proto.in Subscribe to Blog Updates Feedburners Stats Email Subscription My Company About Hi, I am Daksh author of themarketingblog & co-founder of Iffort, a web-strategy & digital marketing consulting firm. The focus of the blog has shifted from that of a startup-centric one when it originally started in 2007.

#MeToo Why SILICON VALLEY Can’t Follow EDUCATION in Managing Abuse of Power

Laurel Papworth

How can communities – Silicon Valley, Wall Street, Hollywood – manage harassment and abuse situations? When I evaluate communities online and offline I look for power bases. If you steal from a company you are not allowed to hold a Director position again, so, why not?

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations.

REVAi: Old Story in A New Bottle?

The Marketing Blog

I am basically talking about the launch of new REVAi from the electric car company REVA. To its credit REVA is the first company in India to come up with this unique innovative concept of electric cars. I would rather wait for a good car company to come out with an alternate fuel vehicle. The focus of the blog has shifted from that of a startup-centric one when it originally started in 2007.

The Pending Influencer Marketing Bubble

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there's a hot new startup replicating these platforms specifically for influencer marketing. In the past short while, we've seen companies like Google, Twitter and Adobe make acquisitions of businesses in the influencer marketing space. online community. startup.

The Most Exciting Thing Happening In Digital Right Now

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Kickstarter is a New York startup that was founded in April 2009. According to Wikipedia , the company has raised more than $230 million dollars for more than 23,000 projects since it got started. The company makes its money by taking a percentage of the funded projects. It demonstrates the desire of more and more people to become entrepreneurs or run their own startups on their own terms. online community. startup. It's not Twitter. It's not Facebook.

The Inferior Brand

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Sure, there are challenger brands, startups and more that have the potential to find their niche, build a market and be the quintessential contender, but there is a very real reality that most people don''t like to face: your brand may, in fact, be inferior. If the truth is that the senior most executives don''t care and are milking the company for all it''s worth, you will have to make a decision based on your own, personal values. connected community. startup.

3 Ways to Analyze Facebook Fan Page Traffic «

The Marketing Blog

43 pm 3 Ways to Analyze Facebook Fan Page Traffic Jump to Comments NOTE : I had recently scribbled my thoughts on Facebook Insights for India’s growing B2B marketing community www.paulwriter.com. Your brand has a Facebook fan page and you have a bunch of folks who like your company’s official ‘Facebook’ page. The solution has been created by a London based web-development company for further inputs you can read their detailed blog-post.

Quora? Verdict: Awesome.

SocialFish

It’s therefore about the social object – which is a HUGE factor in the success of any Open Community , of course. To me that’s another signpoint for a successful open community, that it allows for potentially messy evolution. Open Community cool tools serendipity

Growth Hacker Marketing And The Rise Of Engineers In Marketing

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In the Marketing Charts news item, Too Many Companies On Social Media? And yet, brands like Uber , AirBnB , Dropbox , Instagram and many more Silicon Valley startup darlings have built magnificent and defendable brands without any of the traditional advertising fare and relying only on word of mouth within the social media channels as a form of awareness and validation. startup. If you''re a brand and you don''t believe in advertising, what do you do?

The Pending Influencer Marketing Bubble

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there's a hot new startup replicating these platforms specifically for influencer marketing. In the past short while, we've seen companies like Google, Twitter and Adobe make acquisitions of businesses in the influencer marketing space. online community. startup.

Why the Corporate Blog is Not Even Close to Dead

Convince & Convert

“Brands need to start thinking like media companies if they truly want to reach consumers.” Think Like a Media Company. ” Enter Michael’s new book, Your Brand: The Next Media Company. Your Brand, The Next Media Company from Expion.

Join a world of creativity, fun, innovation and entrepreneurship

The Marketing Blog

38 am Join a world of creativity, fun, innovation and entrepreneurship Jump to Comments We’re hiring @ Ideafarms They say that ‘culture’ is the biggest asset for any company and my mad workplace is special because of our unique culture Why Us? Subscribe to Blog Updates Feedburners Stats Email Subscription My Company About Hi, I am Daksh author of themarketingblog & co-founder of Iffort, a web-strategy & digital marketing consulting firm.