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.

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.

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4 Little Known Facts About Startups in the USA


Are you dying to join the growing ranks of startup companies? Most startups are much more about hard work and dedication than instant riches and world-wide renown, but break-out companies have been able to prove that there’s always an exception to every rule.

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? It’s secure, mobile-friendly, super easy to use, and affordable. the Breather mobile app Breather – Quiet on Demand Breather is the brain-child of the uber-smart Julien Smith.

9 Startup Learnings You Should Not Miss!

Atom Thought

Harbinder Narula is an online and mobile VAS specialist who has served at various senior levels with companies like Google, Times Group, Buongiorno and Aryty. He was the first business development hire for Google India where he initiated the GOOG short code on mobile and then went on to lead Content Partnerships for Google in.

4 Invincible Ways Mobile Apps Fuel Business Growth

Convince & Convert

Mobile apps opened vistas of opportunities for small businesses. Today, from customer relationship management to documenting expenses to facilitating payments, mobile apps are playing an increasingly significant role in fueling business growth.

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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. mobile app. startup.

Customer Experience: The Future of Business & Marketing #AdobeSummit 2016 Recap

Pam Moore

Why Most Companies Can’t Yet Handle Great Marketing Technology (Jay Baer). In March I spent almost a week with 10k digital marketers at the Adobe Summit event. 2016 was my 2nd year being paid as an Adobe Insider to cover the event.

How to create mobile-friendly content with Google’s AMP

How Accelerated Mobile Pages can fuel your mobile marketing strategy. Target audience: Businesses, brands, mobile marketers, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, educators, journalists, Web publishers. AMP leads mobile publishing.

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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.

Startups Use Micro-PR Campaigns to Tip Momentum in Their Favor

Adam Sherk

How many great ideas and concepts from early startups are out there just waiting to be heard? It turns out that even the most brilliant visionaries, startup founders – dreamers of the next big thing – struggle to communicate that vision to investors, client prospects or suppliers.

Are Startups The Future Of Media?

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While it may be easy to define "significant" as a company doing interesting things, it's more practical to look at the media landscape, and you'll note a handful of advertising networks and multi-national media corporations command the majority of audience. This past week, iMedia posted a blog item titled, 9 startups that marketers will love. Sure, some of these startups were interesting. Sure, some of these startups will succeed. mobile technology.

themarketingblog@wordpress on Mobile

The Marketing Blog

16 am themarketingblog@wordpress on Mobile Jump to Comments There was a time when mobile version of a website used to be a rarity. The trend appears to have changed now and today’s development-teams have to consider the compatibility of their website/blog with mobile phones. The process of creating a mobile version of your site/blog is pretty easy and takes less than 2 minutes – thanks to a company called MoFuse.

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Social Media News Ticker: Tumblr Users Can Now Customize Blogs Via Mobile

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare and Snapchat: Tumblr’s app update allows users to customize the way their blog looks on mobile.

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Digital Strategy, Plan and Tactics: Get Out of Weeds and Learn the Difference

Pam Moore

I lived the second scenario in the middle of a HUGE launch years ago while working at a large enterprise technology company during my 7.5 Have you ever led a strategic meeting where you have a specific agenda of big things you want to nail down. You know what I am talking about, right?

Digital Strategy, Plan and Tactics: Get Out of Weeds and Learn the Difference

Pam Moore

I lived the second scenario in the middle of a HUGE launch years ago while working at a large enterprise technology company during my 7.5 Have you ever led a strategic meeting where you have a specific agenda of big things you want to nail down. You know what I am talking about, right?

A Lesson From Facebook That Every Brand Should Learn

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We are actively acquiring startups and scaling our teams with new product launches and developments.". The real answer is, usually: "We're being disrupted by the competition, startups and those outside of our industry. We try to find out information about these brands on our iPhones and we're stuck with terrible mobile experiences. Many may not remember this, but Facebook took their time when it came to shifting to a mobile experience. mobile. mobile experience.

Would You Sacrifice Your Privacy For A $5 Gift Card?

The Realtime Report

Location analytics startup Placed convinced those people to download a mobile app that tracks them wherever they go, 24/7, in exchange for accumulating $5 and $10 gift cards over time, as well as being eligible for drawings of bigger ticket items, like an Apple iPad.

Disruption, Disruption Everywhere

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This was the question that organizers of the International Startup Festival wanted me to answer (in seven minutes!) With over two thousand people registered to attend, it could not be a message about the power of marketing, or how important it will be for these startups to figure out a way to create more meaningful relationships with their consumers. I thought back to when Mirum (which used to be Twist Image) was a startup. Startups. Crowd Companies. mobile.

The Thing About Disruption

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I often laugh when reading articles in places like Fast Company about these major brands, who insist that they could never be disrupted, because they are too busy, disrupting themselves. There's a really fast, simple and easy litmus test to see if this is true: simply go and check out their website on a mobile device. Uber didn't become another kind of taxi company. Because they're buying startups? fast company. mobile. mobile app. startup.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Acquires LiveRail, Twitter Acquires Tap Commerce

The Realtime Report

Facebook acquires LiveRail for $400M to $500M to serve video ads everywhere, improve its own – Facebook purchased video ad tech startup LiveRail, which connects marketers to publishers on both web and mobile to serve video ads (TechCrunch).

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Two Critical Points About The Future

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This week, Startup Festival was taking place in Montreal. I had the pleasure of interviewing Tobi Lutke (Founder and CEO of the $3+ billion company, Shopify ), and I was also able to spend a lot of time listening to those who are inventing the future, thinking about the future and investing in those who are building the future. So, what are you doing about things like data, artificial intelligence, the shift to mobile, streaming services, video and more? mobile.

The E-commerce Tipping Point

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Last week, MediaPost ran a news item titled, PwC: Even With Social, Stores Aren't Keeping Up , in which the company expects to see U.S. A testament the challenges that traditional retailers face is the exponential growth of mobile (in that cluster, let's include smartphones and tablets). Once it is as ubiquitous as e-commerce is today, it's going to make our current world of e-commerce, mobile and social media look like a joke in terms of sales, size and people using it.

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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. Horror #6: The Mobile Fiasco. You’ve proposed a mobile app to your higher-ups. Is it to function as a hub for your company’s ads?

Innovation And Talent In The Marketing Industry

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As brands shift more dollars to the Web, Mobile and Touch, there continues to be enormous pressure on the marketing agencies to produce high caliber strategies and campaigns. Us agency folk are not going to be able to capitalize on this shifting trend unless we have the right professionals in place and the right innovation happening (more on this here: Advertising Age - Holding Company Chiefs: We're Woeful When It Comes to Talent ). holding company. mobile.

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. Be it Web Technologies, technology related trends, Mobiles, Hacking, Blogging, Vlogs, Social Media etc. Not only Moneysaver, but other companies are also trying to utilize SMS, Bluetooth, mobile websites, to cost effectively reach customers.

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Mobile it totally optin and you need to start building your mobile optin list now. Facebook will move into Mobile Ads – having said what I just did about us marketers not having a good mobile optin list – its just so natural for Facebook to ask you (you will ask us first Mark right?)

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The Billion Dollar Branding Play

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Like Instagram, Tumblr has no immediate and clear revenue model (the company reportedly made about $13 million in 2012 with an estimated $100 million for 2013 in advertising revenue). Similarly, prior to Facebook''s acquisition of the social mobile photo sharing app, Instagram, the world''s largest online social network was grappling with the mobile revolution. Facebook was built for the Web and in 2011, their mobile experience was a tough sell. mobile experience.

Tracking, Personalization And Screams Of Privacy

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On February 12th, 2013, Business Insider ran a new item titled, Amazon Has The Best Reputation Of Any Company In The U.S. This sounds like a shot at other companies like Facebook.)" " Amazon beat out Apple , The Walt Disney Company , Google and many more to grab this coveted spot. So, they left Salesforce and launched a new startup called, Nomi. What does the company do? mobile coupon. mobile display ads. mobile information.

Will You, Brands Or Big Media Be The Star Of Snapchat TV?

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Many think this is just the beginning for broadcasting brands, and how they approach the concept of mobile TV. According to the article, Snapchat inks deal with MGM to develop original programming as it ramps up mobile TV offering , from The Drum : "The standalone programming will tell 'a complete narrative' in four to five minutes and shows will be shot with Snapchat's predominantly young audience in mind." media company. mobile first. mobile platform.

Technology Removes Technology

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I would argue that it's something else: these corporate designers have figured out something that other technology and consumer electronic goods companies still struggle with: Apple , Google and Amazon have done an amazing job of removing the technology from their technology. startup.

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. It can be charged just like a mobile charger. 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.

Why Email Needs A Facelift

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While many saw mobile email as a liberating force, many relish the day that getting email anywhere and everywhere was invented. Other companies have equally compelling rules (both written and understood) that help individuals better understand email etiquette. There are several companies (some established and some startups) that are trying to solve the problem of email. mobile email. startup. There has got to be something better than email.

Is Marketing About To Get Really Creepy Or Really Good?

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Apple acquired a company last week. On March 23rd, 2013, The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple acquired a company called WiFiSLAM for an estimated $20 million (not bad for a two year old company with just a handful of employees that includes some ex-Googlers). We are building the next generation of location-based mobile apps that, for the first time, engage with users at the scale that personal interaction actually takes place. location based mobile app.

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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. mobile app. 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).

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #65

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"We are no longer in the age of computers, or the age of the Web or mobile. Any company, or country not on top of data - about their customers, competitors, their market and their future - is in for a tough time. He's recently completed terms on a non-compete agreement (an obligation to the last company that bought one of his products), and is back on the horse, making more data tools." Van Halen & Startups - startup.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Local/Mobile Search. How to Develop a Social Media Strategy: A Roadmap for Integration (Very Official Blog): Shannon Paul did an amazing job on this post that presents questions and answers that will help companies consider their goals for the creation of a social media strategy.

[Please Share!] Are you a Millennial aged between 25-30?


We are looking for people who work in companies or nonprofits, large or small, local or global, B2B or B2C – but NOT freelancers, startups or self-employed Millennials, since the survey is basically about what you might change if you were in charge.

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Adapt Or Die

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We live in interesting times (to steal a turn of phrase from the ancient Chinese curse ) but it's not so easy to make the pivot that Eric Ries writes about in his business book, The Lean Startup when you're not a lean startup but a business that's been around the block (and has the scars to prove it). Your channels of innovation aren't nimble enough to beat a fresh startup. mobile. the lean startup. Do you like the saying, "adapt or die" ?

#MeasurePR Memory (August 2018): Travel and Tourism Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

He’s also the founder of Cruiseable, a startup out to bring innovation to the cruise industry, SocialBrite, Inside Social Media, and Best of Indie. A4: For any startups breaking into the travel space, a standalone app strategy isn’t going to cut it.

Effectively Recruiting Top Performing Employees through Social Media

SocMed Sean

Today’s guest post comes from Eric Czerwonka , an entrepreneur and co-founder of Buddy Punch , a software company founded in 2013 that provides time tracking solutions for startups, companies with employees, as well as anyone with a remote team to manage.

Know How Shopify Experts Can Make Your Business Grow

Social Media Marketing

Here we are discussing some features that explain how a Shopify website expert can boost your company’s growth and ROI? The Shopify experts help you work on the appearance of your website and its page and technical aspects like mobile-friendly optimization, SMO, SEO, and much more.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Penenberg’s ( @Penenberg ) Fast Company article: “Social Networking Affects Brains Like Falling in Love” examines research by neuroeconomist Paul Zak that suggests social networking triggers the release of the generosity-trust chemical in our brains: Oxytocin (known as the cuddle chemical).