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No More Yellow Pages: Getting Your Law Firm Online

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Research shows that as many as 90 percent  of consumers begin their hunt for any kind of service through search engine exploration and 70 percent of them do not even go past the first page of the results. While these statistics apply to almost all kinds of businesses, it is beneficial for attorneys to get their law firm online as… Read more »


Everypost Raises 850K in Seed Round, Sees Weekly 10% User Growth

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Social media publishing platform Everypost announced that it has raised $850K from Miami-based Krillion Ventures, NXTP Labs from Buenos Aires, and Handmade Ventures from San Francisco, as well as notable angel investors in Miami, Silicon Valley, Argentina, and Brazil. A contender to compete with established social media management platforms like Hootsuite and Buffer, the Miami-based startup has had… Read more »


Google Acquires Polar, Wedgies Welcomes their Users

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Last week, Google announced that it had acquired the online polling service, Polar. Polar offered an iOS app and later moved to offer a web-based platform for highly graphical opinion polls. Luke Wrobleski, Polar cofounder, is highly regarded as an expert in the design community. This is a win for Google to acquire such talent, but… Read more »


Flickr Co-Founder Launches Social Discovery App Findery to Android

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Places have unique stories, and no one can tell those stories better that people experiencing them first hand. That’s the idea behind Findery, a social discovery platform that lets you share stories and discover places near and far. They announced today their app is available for Android. Findery users can search and find interesting information about… Read more »


Don’t Bet Everything on Social Media

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A little over a month ago, I challenged a co-worker to take a hiatus from social media, specifically Twitter. My goal was to have him reconsider the way he leverages social media and recalibrate his perception of the value his social activity garners, both for himself and others. Also, one might say this person has a slight addiction to social,… Read more »