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SocialRank Realtime helps marketers get more proactive on social media

SocialRank co-founder Alex Taub classifies most brand interactions on social media into two broad categories. They’re either broadcasting to all of their followers or, if they’re communicating individually, it’s usually in a reactive way, like responding to a complaint.<p>With the just-launched …

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Butter-basted Pan-seared Thick-cut Steaks

Notes: This recipe is designed for very large bone-in steaks, at least 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches thick and weighing 1 1/2 to 2 pounds. Porterhouse, …

Placemeter’s New Sensor Helps Business Owners Measure Traffic In Front Of Their Stores

Placemeter, the “urban intelligence platform” that launched earlier this year, wants to help businesses measure how many people walk past — and into — their stores. The company is officially launching its first sensor today. Until now, the company was using standard IP cameras.<p>With this new sensor, …

Xpenditure Raises $5.7M To Kill The Monthly Expense Report

Belgian startup Xpenditure has closed $5.7 million in Series A funding. The Brussels-based company offers an expense management platform aimed at enterprises, SMEs and sole traders — basically anybody who has to track and action expenses — and, ultimately, promises to do away with the need to …

Are You Sure You Want to Be a Manager?

Renowned restaurateur Danny Meyer likes to tell newly promoted supervisors that they have just been given the “gift of fire.” As a boss they now have a new and potent power, but Meyer wants to ensure they understand the appropriate — and inappropriate — uses of this gift. Fire, Meyer explains, can …

6 Guys Get Quizzed On Periods — And Fail Miserably

Beyond the basics they learn in middle school health class, how much do cis men <i>really</i> know about periods?<p>Not that much, according to a video created …

Why ‘Do It For Me’ Is The Next Big Thing

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Anthony P. Lee is a General Partner at Altos Ventures, a venture growth equity fund focused on investing in high-growth, founder-led software, mobile and Internet companies.</i><p>Now that we are a 15 years into the software-as-a-service (SaaS) revolution, many of us in Silicon Valley are …

Island Mango Goji Berry Sunrise Smoothie | HBH

The last week has been total island living for me.<p>And clearly I have been lovin it. Maybe a little too much, but it’s not a super long vacation and I …

Shop by Color: Cool Glacier Grey Fashion Finds

<i>This feature first appeared in the April issue of</i> InStyle, <i>now</i> <i>available on newsstands and for digital download. For more stories like this, subscribe</i> …

This Clever Duvet Cover Trick is Going to Change Your Life

The "duvet burrito" makes changing your cover SO much easier.<p>Nothing says frustrating like trying to put on a duvet cover by yourself. In a world of iPhones, robo-vacuums, and all sorts of tech gadgets, you'd think we would have found a simpler solution to this cumbersome housekeeping task by now. …

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I Gave Up Coffee—Here's What Happened to My Skin

If you’ve ever seen a dermatologist for acne, rosacea, or any kind of inflammation, really, I bet you’ve heard this advice before: Stop drinking …

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Twenty20 Raises $8M, Launches Crowdsourced Photo-Licensing Service

Twenty20, the startup formerly known as Instacanvas, today announced that it has raised an $8 million Series A round led by Canaan Partners. With this funding round, Twenty20 has also finalized its transformation from printing service for Instagram pictures to photo-licensing service. Indeed, with …

A Trick To Make Your Legs Warm When Tights Just Don't Go With Your Outfit

Tights are the best. So many colors! So many textures! So many patterns! So many Zooey Deschanel vibes!<p>However, sometimes tights just don’t work with …

Flapit Is a Physical Social Metrics Counter for Your Business, Available from Today

Want to show off your cupcake business’ Facebook fan count, Twitter followers or Yelp rating in your store? Flapit can do just that, sitting by your cash register, in your window front or on your wall, for $299.<p>Citing market research that shows a majority of customers are likely to trust brands and …

Facebook Launches Hyper-Local Ads Targeted To People Within A Mile Of A Business

Facebook’s mobile ubiquity and push for always-on location sharing came to fruition today with the launch of hyper-local advertising that could convince people to visit stores they’re nearby. Soon, brick-and-mortar businesses will be able to target ads to anyone who lives or was recently within a …

11 Bathroom DIYs That Take One Hour or Less

Have a spare hour and a boring bathroom? These 11 quick DIYs will fill the time—and your space.<p>Want to spruce up your bathroom, but don't have the time for elaborate projects (or budget for the renovation you've always dreamed of?) Don't worry. Tackling a DIY project may seem like a huge endeavor, …

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Why You Should Forget About Your Work-Life Balance

Illustrated by Tania Lili.<p>I used to think I was looking for work-life balance. If I could just balance out my time at work with all my other …

Tailor Brands Aims To Bring Small Business Owners Affordable Access To Professional Design

Tel Aviv and Brooklyn-based Tailor Brands launches publicly on the Disrupt Battlefield today with the goal to democratize design. Founders Yali Saar, Tom Lahat and Nadav Shatz say they can help any small, local business feel like they have an in-house designer with a special algorithm system that …

Cult-Favorite Dermatologist Skin Savers

Women in the know are talking about the new complexion perfecters sold exclusively at dermatologists' offices<p>Ask a flawless-faced woman over 35 about her antiaging routine and there's a good chance she'll tell you (1) she sees a dermatologist regularly and (2) she swears by products made or sold by …

10 Apps You Probably Never Heard Of That Employees Are Sneaking Into Work

With our tablets, smartphones and cloud services, if we need an app, we get it ourselves.<p>This is drastically different than the way work tech used to be: bought by IT, set up by IT, issued by IT and controlled by IT. You didn't like what you were given? Oh well.<p>Interestingly, this has created …

Nail Ideas: myNCLA Custom Nail Stickers

Customized nail-art stickers—now there's an app for that. L.A.-based nail brand NCLA has created an app that allows you to turn your favorite photo, fabric, or print into a nail wrap. All you have to do is upload a photo, crop it, give it a name, and voilà, you have your very own personalized, …

Startup Marketing And How Emotion Drives Customer Action

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Kobie Fuller is a principal at Accel Partners.</i><p>Put down the calculator and ignore the data for a second. Contrary to popular belief, startup marketing is not all about quantitative metrics and growth hacking. It’s time to start mapping out what creates a connection between you and your …

Before Your Start Your Social Media Campaign, Read This

<i>Rahul Varshneya is the co-creator of</i> <i>Foster.fm</i><i>, a SaaS platform helping startups and small businesses grow their companies using social media.</i><p>This is truly the big bad world. You try your best (or at least you feel you’re giving it your best shot), but you still don’t see results. On the other hand, …

YouTube goes after small-business ads with Directr acquisition

YouTube wants more small businesses to purchase advertising on its website, and that's why this week it acquired Directr, a Boston start-up.<p>Directr's technology makes it simple for businesses to create videos, which can be used as YouTube advertisements, but the company charges businesses $250 and …

The Only 5 Juice Recipes You'll Ever Need

The founders of LA's Pressed Juicery release their first book and share their secret recipes with BAZAAR.<p>If you're cool and you live in LA—or your name is Jessica Alba, Madonna, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Nicole Richie or Emma Roberts—then you're probably a huge fan of the Pressed Juicery, a …

How Starbucks can raise prices for your coffee and get away with it

Food price inflation is becoming a problem for the fast food industry, and Starbucks is no exception. Milk prices are up 27% this year, and coffee prices are not far behind, rising by about 25%.<p>The below chart, built using data compiled by Piper Jaffray analyst Nicole Regan, shows that Starbucks’ …