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Tweeted News Network mobile – A Different Social News Distribution Model

Tweeted News Network mobile – A Different Social News Distribution Model

Q: What is the name of your business and URL of your APP? twenn – Tweeted News Network mobile by BlackWhiteSourcing. URL:http://itunes.apple.com/app/id510461077?mt=8 Q: A brief synopsis of the smart phone app? twenn mobile is an innovative news distribution app. Using social media, instead of RSS technology, twenn mobile gives users convenient access to the latest [...]

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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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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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THREE FOR THREE!

Three For Three

I am in the unique and hectic position of having three (yes three!) companies in launch mode. They are G’Day Café pavlovas (www.gdaypavlovas.com), Henny Penny Soaps (www.hennypennysoaps.com), and Find My Treasures (www.findmytreasures.com). And for “fun” I’m completing my final six credits this Fall for my Master degree in management and administrative science! I conceived of [...]

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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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Relevant sharing, the next evolution!

Relevant sharing, the next evolution!

  What is ShareYourCart? ShareYourCart™ is a start-up project launched in May 2011. The purpose of this new project is to allow shop owners to reward those clients that promote their brand via social channels like Facebook, Twitter and, in the near future, Google +. How did it all start? We thought that shopping [...]

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The Twisplays Story

www.twisplays.com It popped into my mind last summer (2010) that Twitter would go well on LED signs. I searched for a product but found none, so I decided to make one. I was able to put together a prototype which was awesome. After receiving encouraging comments from my LinkedIn networks, I invested in producing a [...]

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The ABCs of Letter Learning, Educational Greeting Cards for Kids.

I am an elementary teacher by trade, but went on maternity leave to have my daughter in November, 2009. Going from nonstop activity with my 3rd graders to staying at home with a newborn in the dead of winter was quite an adjustment and the busybody in me started to go a little crazy. Thankfully, [...]

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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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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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Create a free 23 part psychological profile of any public Twitter account

Create a free 23 part psychological profile of any public Twitter account

TweetPsych creates a profile of any public twitter account. Ever wonder how your social networking “psychological profile” compares to that of other public twitter accounts? Now there is a site that does precisely at the low, low cost of free. TweetPsych lists creates a psychological profile of any public Twitter account and compares it to [...]

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Social network? Or pyramid scheme?

Social network? Or pyramid scheme?

Any food will do. Like spam, for instance. Over the past three months, we here at Shoestring Venture have been damn-the-burritos-full-speed-ahead in social networking and marketing. Business, as you all know, is a school of hard knocks and, I can tell you feelingly, social marketing is a class where the hard knocks rain down like [...]

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Getting down on Twitter downtime

Getting down on Twitter downtime

It’s like one of them birds in the Hitchcock movie . . . For all you entrepreneurs, small business owners, and marketers using social networking to get your message out, you may have noticed that Twitter — that rich-person charity for the rest of us — really seems to be conked out much of the [...]

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The Roundup September 24

Mobile coupons. Read on . . . Retailer JCPenney has introduced a mobile coupon program for its Houston customers via a partnership with mobile technology firm Cellfire. The program enables customers to use mobile coupons that are scanned at the point of sale in JCPenney stores. To do so, consumers must first download a special [...]

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Know your tweeters! Just don’t drive with them.

Know your tweeters! Just don’t drive with them.

“You see, officer, I had to check my Twitter, like, duh, because my best friend just broke up with her boyfriend yesterday but then my other friend just sends me a Twitter about his rents totally going off on him and he’s majorly bummed and just then . . .” CrowdScience just completed a study [...]

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The Roundup August 24

The Roundup August 24

I’m thinking we shoulda’ called it The Micro-Startup Bible, since that’s the new VC fashion. Venture capitalists learn a new fashion — micro-startups. Kind of like a shoestring venture, no? Two dozen companies displayed their wares on Wednesday in brief talks that are the graduation ceremony at Y Combinator, which invests up to $20,000 in [...]

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The Roundup August 1 & 2 Another week of losers

Amazon Can the Amazon Kindle greed machine take on Apple with it’s tablet-iTunes machine-color ebook reader as well as Barnes & Noble and Sony? Here’s the rare situation — like Blu-Ray vs. HD — where the content providers will decide. Democrats About to lose the health care reform game because of the dizzingly bad idea [...]

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One more reason “the mike is on” with social networking: Twedeleted

One more reason “the mike is on” with social networking: Twedeleted

Welcome to Twitter hell. In a previous post, I promulgated two rules for your business and personal use of social media networks and marketing. My number one rule: “the mike is always on.” If you don’t want to regret saying it, don’t say it. Just in case you weren’t convinced, along comes Tweleted, which went [...]

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Must-learn lessons from the Twitter hack attack

Heading up business news this week was the hacker attack on Twitter, who made off with some 310 sensitive corporate documents. But the biggest news in this attack for the rest of us is how darn easy it was. In a must-read article on TechCrunch, Nik Cubrilovic interviewed the hacker and published a general outline [...]

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