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TweetWall Pro: The Tool You Should Be Using at Your Next Event

TweetWallPro

Recently, I had the opportunity to make use of what I think is one of the most reliable and promising Twitter visualization products on the market. I know what you’re thinking… Who needs another product that piggy-backs on Twitter, with the purpose of showing tweets? Well, the truth is we don’t need another one, but… Read more »


Mark Doyle and Scruddle, A Portrait of Determination

Scruddle

“Time has always been the biggest challenge, especially as a solo entrepreneur,” says Mark Doyle, founder and President of Scruddle. “I spent a lot of time trying to develop a business model, coding the entire website and underlying services, running my outside software contracting firm, and finding time for my family.” He soon realized that… Read more »


F This: 6 Reasons Why Recoup is Going to Disrupt Social Commerce

Recoup

Do you know what f-commerce is? It’s okay if you don’t – most people aren’t acquainted with it. You have (certainly) heard of e-commerce (um hello, Amazon?). Well, guess what? Get over it because f-commerce is the next big thing…if done correctly. Recoup - a DC-based startup that runs an e-commerce platform connecting businesses to consumers through… Read more »


Shindig Goes Well with Any Drink

Shindig

Harry Raymond always fancied himself a refined drinker of alcohol, but no matter how much wine he drank, he could never quite remember the details about it. What was the region it came from? What was the vintage? What were the tannins like? What exactly are tannins? So, like most of us, he typically settled… Read more »


Why Inbox Could Topple WhatsApp’s Dominance in Mobile Messaging

Inbox

Since its release in 2009, WhatsApp has dominated the OTT (over-the-top) mobile messaging industry both globally and within the United States. With the recent release delay of BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) for iOS and Android, the (once-)popular messaging service finally attempts a comeback in the US market – but is it too litte, too late for BBM to rediscover its footing in… Read more »


Tapshare Introduces Photo Broadcasting

TapShare

When Myke Armstrong brought Tapshare into the mobile photo sharing world, he knew there would be some big time competition bearing down on him. Albumatic, Instagram, and Path already have a dominant share in the market, but he would not be deterred. The primary function behind Tapshare is to connect people nearby automatically so they can share… Read more »



Make Your Event a Hole in One with myhub

MyHub

Eric Hubbell, CEO and founder of myhub, knew the path ahead of him would not be easy when transitioning from the golf industry into the world of tech startups. Nevertheless, he left his secure job with KBS Golf Shafts behind and made the big leap. About 5 years ago, Hubbell moved from Vermont to Colorado… Read more »


Make Your Own Ads With Film This

FilmThis

“There is a move to the collaborative economy across various industries, and we see [it] in the creative spaces demonstrated by establishments like 99 Designs and Swiftly,” explains Ryan Budke, CEO of Film This. “When it comes to the video space, that collaborative economy tends to focus too much on professionals and not enough on… Read more »



A Unique Social Media Aggregator: Organize Your Digital Information with Scruddle

Scruddle

Due to the sheer volume of information available on the Web, our social media streams can easily get muddled. Simply, your stream turns into the only reality where Britney Spears brushes shoulders with Syria and BuzzFeed’s “21 Cats More Constipated Than You” (not an actual BuzzFeed list, but you’re welcome for the idea). Scruddle will help you… Read more »



Jabid.com, Online Streaming, and the Changing Landscape of Cable

Jabid

In February of this year, Nielsen – the company that measures consumer TV viewership (among other things) – announced that it would begin initiating new plans to measure consumers who watch online television, by 2014. It made several major headlines – and rightly so. As more people move away from costly cable packages and toward online… Read more »


Look Out LinkedIn! Who@ Has a Better Idea

Whoa

The reason I love LinkedIn is my ability to reach out to just about anyone. It is digital networking at its best. In theory, if I can get in front of someone that needs my product or service, hopefully I can sell them a little easier if they have a chance to check my profile… Read more »


Lean In Circles Debut on Mightybell

Mightybell

Lean In, the movement spearheaded by Sheryl Sandberg to help women pursue their ambitions, has found a home on Mightybell. Over 7,000 circles have been created on the community platform, where Lean In supporters can share and discuss content, organize meetups, and send private messages. Members form their own groups, so you can find circles… Read more »