Shashi Bellamkonda is the Chief Marketing Officer at Surefire Social. He is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Shashi is passionate about helping startups and small business and has been recognized twice as one of the Top 100 Tech Titans by the Washingtonian and Top 100 Small Business Influencer Champion 2011 by Small Business Trends. Follow him on Twitter @shashib.

 

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Buffer Got Hacked Today, Shines with Crisis Management

The popular social sharing startup Buffer had a difficult Saturday today when it got hacked and spam relating to weight loss was posted from user accounts. The Buffer team swung into action pretty quickly and, in a well-executed crisis management playbook, executed a best…

Navigation Startup Waze Never Ceases to Amaze

I own a Toyota with a navigation system but have hardly used it since I got a smartphone with Google Maps and Google Navigation. The problem with in-dash navigation is that the maps can only be updated by going to the dealer and paying…

Organize Your SMS Texts With Uppidy

Ever try to search for a phone number, link, or coupon that was received by text?  Until now, it was a lengthy, and frustrating, task.  Uppidy, a Reston, VA-based startup, offers an app that organizes your texts for you. Just install the Uppidy app on your Android or …

Monster Deal Inked for $225M for Yahoo HotJobs

Monster.com which has been connecting employers with  job seekers for the past decade announced today that it is in an: “indefinitive agreement to acquire the assets of Yahoo! HotJobs, a leading online recruitment website, from Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) for $225 million in …