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Talking Finger Talks Startup

Talking Startup with Talking Finger

Just over two years ago, Erik Granato and William DeRosa launched Talking Finger (www.talkingfinger.com), an industry-leading leading full service social media marketing company specializing in social media strategy, profile creation and development, graphic design, and media integration.Their focus is on connecting businesses with consumers and with each other to leverage the growing influence of social [...]

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WikiOrgCharts: Helping you find the right people and find a new job

What is the name of your business and URL? Our name is WikiOrgCharts and we can be found here http://www.wikiorgcharts.com/. WikiOrgCharts was founded in 2011 and launched at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco this past September. A brief synopsis of the website / application: WikiOrgCharts allows users to pool together their business contacts from social [...]

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A Venture on a Shoestring Budget, Helping Consumers on a Shoestring Budget

A Venture on a Shoestring Budget, Helping Consumers on a Shoestring Budget

I’m David Magier, co-founder and general counsel of Couptivate.com (www.Couptivate.com). I wanted to share my story about a web startup I built on a shoestring budget that is aimed at helping consumers live well on a shoestring budget. Couptivate provides an online wallet for consumers to track, organize, redeem and get the most out of [...]

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PingPigeon: Better Follow-ups and Relationships with Clients

PingPigeon: Better Follow-ups and Relationships with Clients

PingPigeon: www.pingpigeon.com PingPigeon gives you a reason to contact someone. We’ve built a networking tool working on the LinkedIn and Facebook platforms. Simply put, we analyze your contacts, figure out their interests, and recommend news articles they’ll love which you can share with them. People use PingPigeon as a CRM, sales tool, job search tool, [...]

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Getting Laid Off Is Sometimes a Good Thing

Getting Laid Off Is Sometimes a Good Thing

Name of your company and URL My company is called GREEN LEAF PROMOTIONS. We are a promotional marketing and design company. www.greenleafpromotions.logomall.com Date Started I started looking into doing a business like this in August 2008. What is your product or service? Green Leaf Promotions uses imprinted ad specialty items to help our customers gain [...]

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The Napoleon Complex: A shoestring startup with a big attitude

The Napoleon Complex: A shoestring startup with a big attitude

I’m Rob Basso, the founder and owner of the Long Island office of Advantage Payroll Services (www.LIAdvantage.com). When I started the LI branch of Advantage Payroll Services, I was just a kid with a passion for sales who made the right connections and found the right financial backer. I’m a Hofstra University graduate, and no, [...]

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Wa.ag – The Opportunity Engine – Facilitating Networking That Doesn’t Suck!

Name of your company? Wa.ag – The Opportunity Engine http://www.wa.ag   Date started? November 2010 What is your product or service? Wa.ag facilitates incentivized “flash networking” networking events in bars, clubs, restaurants and other venues during their slow days/times. Wa.ag was developed to address the shortcomings of traditional networking, while bridging the gap between online/offline [...]

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Rock Your Block: Creating Tomorrow’s Business Rockstars

Name of your company? Rock Your Block. Tagline: “Creating Tomorrow’s Business Rockstars” www.rockyourblock.com Ever since I was a little kid, I have always had entrepreneurial tendencies. When I was a teenager, I worked just about any odd job and part-time job you can name: from dog walking to babysitting to lawn care, I had done [...]

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black and white strike gold

Black and White Strike Gold: Practical Nuggets to Grow Your Business from the Women Who Launched Consultants 2 Go, a Multi-Million Company

Sandi Webster and Peggy McHale are the principals of Consultants 2 Go, a marketing company that provides consultants to Fortune 500 corporations and midsize companies. Together, they have spent years advising clients on the latest trends and strategies in marketing. They have a combined total of over 40 years of senior management experience in companies [...]

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A Round of Appaws for Dazzle Dog Delight!

Entrepreneur Joy Randel has always had a passion for animals. While her “day job” for many years was to manage large-scale web development projects for many different companies, when she returned home each evening it was the family dog that was the star of the show … and the star of their lives. When the [...]

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Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.2 Web Marketing

Promotions: Marketing and Sales 8.2 Web Marketing

Once upon a time in a galaxy far, far away . . . probably 1950’s America . . . marketing and promotions were easy. All marketing really took was a giant plateful of media advertising combined with a generous helping of sales and some dollops of direct response advertising and public relations. Nobody ever had [...]

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To 16,000 customers starting with a computer and a desk

FusionCharts is today a common name among web developers with over 16,000 organizations in 110 countries using it. It is used by names as big as LinkedIn, weather.com, Google, Cisco, GE and World bank. Howmuchever it sounds like a carefully crafted 12-point business plan by a left-brained Harvard-passout, it is so much the opposite. It [...]

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A long discussion of URL shorteners

As social networking — particularly Twitter and similar short-form messaging services — becomes more and more important to disseminating product and service information across a wide audience, we’ve seen an explosive growth of “URL shorteners,” services that are intended to take those long http-colon-slash-slash-tonsofgobbledeygookydogpilesfromyourcontentmanagementsystem and make them short-form friendly. Since we’re adding an entire section [...]

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The carpenter builds a house

I love this story which landed in my email box from Michael Josephson over at CHARACTER COUNTS! this morning. He’ll probably sue me from here to Thursday (he is, after all, a lawyer), but it’s worth sharing in its entirety. I have a much different take on it than Mr. Josephson — I see it [...]

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Financial structure, debt, and why they matter

Two recent articles in The New York Times deserve every entrepreneur’s close attention, the first dealing with small businesses caught up in the fireworks when their lenders go under and the second dealing with the impending bankruptcy of General Growth Properties, the second-largest owner of shopping malls in the country and the first major commercial [...]

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The Biz Roundup April 17

You see, the trick is in telling the difference. In discussing the delicate line that regulators must walk, he said: “The challenge faced by regulators is to strike the right balance: to strive for the highest standards of consumer protection without eliminating the beneficial effects of responsible innovation on consumer choice and access to credit.”. [...]

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The Biz Roundup April 16

What happens when your bank fails? Your overextended small biz loan becomes toxic. Clashes like this are increasingly taking place across the country, as banks struggle through their worst crisis in a generation. And Mr. Williamson is part of a niche industry that buys at bargain-basement prices the hard-to-collect commercial loans that the Federal Deposit [...]

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A decidedly disrespectful history of taxes and the folks what hate ‘em

Today is tax day! April 15! My wife and I received our refunds months ago, but people all over the country are celebrating tax day with Fox News-sponsored Tea Parties. Teabaggers from Beverly Hills to Greenwich Village are protesting tax hikes that have not in fact occurred, making Tea Parties the first protest in history [...]

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The Biz Roundup April 15

This is officially the definition of “deflation,” but, thankfully, without the “spiral” part. Consumer prices fell 0.4 per cent over the year to March, the labour department said yesterday, and dipped 0.1 per cent last month from February owing to weak energy and food prices. The drop in prices has lessened pressure on consumers who [...]

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Microsoft PubCenter

How fast things move! Our book, Shoestring Venture is about to celebrate its fourth month and already our section on Web advertising is a bit out of date. The book helps you out with networks such as AdSense, Yahoo!, and Ask, but our section on Microsoft LiveOffice is now officially a dinosaur as the second [...]

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