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The Art Of The Pitch

Ben Schippers Contributor<p>Ben Schippers is a co-founder of HappyFunCorp.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The technology industry needs to think more seriously about device addiction<br>• Tesla, a great family brand<p>I’m fortunate in my day-to-day. I have the privilege of hearing new and exciting ideas, both …

Entrepreneurship

Vizia: Put Social in Context with Weather and Google Analytics Apps

Social intelligence no longer simply fits within the constraints of social media, or even marketing-specific roles.It is the only robust, real-time …

Apps

Legion Analytics Offers A Pandora-Style Interface For Finding Sales Leads

The founders of Legion Analytics say they’re offering a better way for salespeople to find new customers.<p>The startup is part of Y Combinator’s new fellowship system, an eight-week program for “very, very early” stage companies who receive a $12,000 grant and fly in for office hours and …

Startups

7 intelligent social analytics tools for the new age

The value of social media analytics was long before proven. But the extent to which it is influencing real-time business decisions has made all predictions look miniscule. Today, social insights has become one of the primary inputs into marketing and product strategy formulation.<p>Dashboards by …

Series A 101

In my prior life as a seed investor, I helped many companies raise Series A, some raise B and a few raise C. First time founders often ask about the process, once it’s clear there’s likely to be one, and while I always had a view from the outside, alongside or sometimes with the Venture firms, now …

Investing

3 problems that sabatoge analytics every time — and 4 ways to solve them

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Tamr.</i><p>A recent Forbes Insight/Teradata survey of 316 large global company executives found that 47 percent “do not think that their companies’ big data and analytics capabilities are above par or best of breed.” Given that “90 percent of organizations report medium …

KashFlow Founder Duane Jackson Launches Supdate To Let Startups Keep Investors Updated

“What’s more boring than accounting software? Business progress reporting!” says Duane Jackson, who previously founded and sold online accounting software startup KashFlow. His latest venture, Supdate, aims to solve another pain-point faced by startups: how to provide investors with regular updates …

Startups

Making Sense of Digital Customer Analytics

The major brands make it look easy to deliver amazing digital customer experiences.<p>With big budgets, super agencies, massive marketing teams, …

How to use analytics to inform UX design

<i>This is the second of a two-part series – click here to read part one.</i><p>Bounce Rates<p>The bounce rate measures how long a visitor might remain on a site …

Analytics
Analytics
Digital Marketing

18 Foods You Can Eat at Night That Won't Make You Feel Bloated in the Morning

Because we know you don't abide by that no-snacking-after-10pm rule.<p>Let's be clear about one thing: Self-control when it comes to snacks is damn near impossible. You're not weak—you're human. When those post-dinner hunger pangs punch your stomach, you can't help but drag yourself out of bed and …

Nutrition

How to Really Motivate Salespeople

Before I became a business school professor, I worked as a management consultant. One engagement in particular had a profound influence on my career. The project involved working with the Asia-based sales force of a global consumer products company. This company practiced “route sales,” which meant …

Management

This is Google's new logo

Google has a new logo. A few weeks after the company announced a huge restructuring effort that will split the search, advertising and internet giant into several different organizations, the new Google is showing off a new identity. The iconic four colors and "Google" over a white background …

Graphic Design

We’re At The Beginning Of A Venture Capital Revolution

Ross Baird Contributor<p>Ross Baird is the founder and executive director of Village Capital.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Dear Silicon Valley: America’s fallen out of love with you<br>• Why this investor is ditching Demo Days<p>Backers of startups worldwide are looking for the next “disruptive trend” that …

Venture Capital

Why I just moved from Silicon Valley to Ohio

Those who know me were no doubt surprised a few months back when I started breaking the news. I’ve lived in Silicon Valley my entire career. My wife and I have grown very involved both civically and philanthropically.<p>We’ve been having a blast raising our three kids in San Francisco. I love the Bay …

The 25 hottest under-the-radar startups in America

We've compiled a list of 25 of the hottest startups in cities across the US, with a focus on companies growing in flyover states. To do so, we spoke with investors and members on the tech scene.<p>Though our list includes some big names, it also features fledgling startups, some of which you may not …

Startups

The Math Behind SaaS Startup Customer Lifetime Value

Tomasz Tunguz Contributor<p>Tomasz Tunguz is a partner at Redpoint Ventures.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Data breadlines and data brawls<br>• Predictors Of The Fundraising Market<p>One of the most critical metrics for software companies — but also one of the most difficult to measure — is the lifetime value …

Product Management

Spare5 Raises $10M Series A Round For Its Mobile Mechanical Turk Service

Spare5 lets businesses outsource menial tasks like tagging and describing images, cleaning up data and classifying content to smartphone users who want to earn a few cents while standing at the bus station. It’s basically a mobile-centric version of Amazon’s Mechanical Turk and it now has another …

Machine Learning

How to Tell What’s Working on Social Media: An Introduction to Social Media Stats and Reports

How are things going for you on social media?<p>I remember sometimes being a bit fuzzy with my answer to that question. I’ll have been really enjoying …

Social Media

99 Online Marketing Tools You Won’t Be Able to Live Without

To say that digital marketers have to be jacks-of-all-trades is a considerable understatement. Marketers don’t often get the recognition they deserve …

Infographics

AdMobilize And Verizon Partner To Monitor Ads In The Real World

AdMobilize, a new monitoring and tracking technology that measures attention and traffic in stores and for outdoor advertising, is partnering with Verizon* to add 3G connectivity to its outdoor beacons.<p>In July, the Miami-based company announced the second version of its AdBeacon product, a way to …

Imaging

Google Classroom Gets An Update Ahead Of New School Year

Google launched a couple of updates to its Classroom educational platform today that will make life a little bit easier for teachers as they get ready for the next school year.<p>Classroom already integrates with Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, but with this update, Classroom will also automatically …

Education Technology

What is Marketing Cloud?

Source: 2016 “VOICE OF THE CUSTOMER” SURVEY BY CONFIRMIT.<p>Create 1-to-1 consumer journeys across all channels and departments.<p>Build personalized email …