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Pittsburgh

Atmosferiq and “Tradigital” Media: A Platform for Managing Old and New Media Marketing

By | Dec 24, 2013 at 5:00 pm

While many assert that traditional media is dead, the reality is that traditional media is still very much alive – especially in the world of marketing. From TV and radio to newspaper and direct mail, ads through such media are still very much prevalent…

Entertainment

8th Stage Aims to Bring Back Artist Development in the Music Industry

By | Nov 24, 2013 at 10:00 am

“Artist development is dead,” as Marcus D. Cobbs – co-founder and CEO Of 8th Stage – bluntly puts it. Cobbs explains that, as recently as Justin Bieber, artists went through the funnel of artist development, wherein a record offers to develop a specific artist’s skills and…

Social Media

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

By | Nov 12, 2013 at 1:00 pm

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…

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Dallas

Mark Doyle and Scruddle, A Portrait of Determination

By | Nov 8, 2013 at 3:00 pm

“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…

Ecommerce

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

By | Oct 22, 2013 at 11:00 am

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…

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NYC

Shindig Goes Well with Any Drink

By | Oct 14, 2013 at 9:00 am

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…

Android

Why Inbox Could Topple WhatsApp’s Dominance in Mobile Messaging

By | Oct 4, 2013 at 10:01 am

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…

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Los Angeles

Tapshare Introduces Photo Broadcasting

By | Oct 3, 2013 at 5:00 pm

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…

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Las Vegas

Klinq is Growth Hacking Their Way to 500 Clients and Beyond

By | Sep 29, 2013 at 12:00 pm

When Klinq was in beta testing, they spent thousands on digital advertising, but the return on their investment was not there. You see, their margins were small, and spending $47 on Facebook mobile ads was not sustainable for their long-term success. So Robert Crawford…

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Denver

Make Your Event a Hole in One with myhub

By | Sep 27, 2013 at 5:00 pm

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…

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Los Angeles

Make Your Own Ads With Film This

By | Sep 26, 2013 at 5:00 pm

“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…

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Las Vegas

Bartering and Trading Brought Mainstream With My Trade Cart

By | Sep 19, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Every day you barter with people, even though you might not be aware of it. Every trade in your fantasy football league, those times when you bring beer to a party, and cooking your friends dinner so you can avoid doing the dishes: all…

Mobile

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

By | Sep 17, 2013 at 3:00 pm

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…

iPhone

“Quora with a Business Model”: Clarity Launches Clarity Answers

By | Sep 13, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Today, Clarity Answers launched to allow entrepreneurs to get answers to their pressing business questions. In the same vein as Quora, Clarity Answers lets you ask a question and wait for answers from experts. The idea is to drive usage of the paid Clarity…

Entertainment

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

By | Sep 11, 2013 at 3:00 pm

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…

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Dallas

Look Out LinkedIn! Who@ Has a Better Idea

By | Sep 10, 2013 at 11:00 am

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…

Social Media

Lean In Circles Debut on Mightybell

By | Aug 22, 2013 at 5:00 pm

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…