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Social Media Strategy for a Small Business – FOXBusiness.com

April 25, 2010

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Just as the Web allows small businesses to have a big online presence, social media gives small businesses a chance to stand out. Many small business executives are moving quickly to take advantage of the opportunity. When you and your customers know how to find each other, it’s time to join the conversation. But keep […]

The scariest pricing idea ever. That works. | The Freelancery

April 23, 2010

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Here’s a pricing technique that sounds, at first, like the dumbest newbie move of all time. Call it ‘fill-in-the-blank’ invoicing. Or ‘pay what you want’ pricing. The notion is, you do the work first, then let the client decide how much to pay for it. I know, that sounds like a sure way to end […]

Is Facebook the new Internet?

April 22, 2010

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Here’s a great post from Mark Cuban’s Blog Maverick dated today. “A question for you. When was the last time you surfed the net ? Can you remember when you just clicked around looking to discover new sites or a site to occupy your time ? Now ask yourself when was the last time you […]

John Doerr: The Next Big Thing

April 16, 2010

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It’s hard to imagine that once there was no Internet. Just 15 years ago there was no browser, no web point-and-click. It was 1994, and Steve Jobs had left Apple. Steve was making Toy Story, and object-oriented software for Next. Then one day Bill Joy showed me a beta version of Mosaic, the FIRST web […]

Twitter looks to move into mainstream – latimes.com

April 14, 2010

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Reporting from San Francisco At its first Chirp conference, the firm reports rapid growth and tries to reassure developers alarmed by the announcement of new advertising initiatives. Twitter Inc., the fast-growing social network, said Wednesday that it has more than 105 million registered users, up more than 1,500% from a year ago, and is adding […]

Former iCrossing President Forms Online Ad Services Company Tallwave | paidContent

April 14, 2010

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Former execs from Google (NSDQ: GOOG), Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO), Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) and iCrossing are pulling the curtain up on a new venture called Tallwave, a start-up that aims to incubate other start-ups in the online ad space and assist established agencies better integrate their digital services. The Phoenix-based company confirmed an earlier report in […]

SOCIAL “AGREEMENTING” FOR SMALL BUSINESS

April 7, 2010

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I am undertaking to promote an updated business model-a 21st century approach-developing collaborative alliances between companies focused in a particular industry, area of interest or expertise. Via “social agreementing” the individual companies evolve to coalesce under the same tent in a newly organized collaborative joint venture. They literally re-group on a firm foundation for optimization […]