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The lessons of Virgin Media’s flexible working initiative

LinkedIn takes Facebook approach and opens ad platform to developers

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LinkedIn is creating an advertising platform that developers can build upon using an API similar to what Facebook has done to scale its business, according to Adweek. Similar to Facebook’s Ads API, the LinkedIn Ads API allows developers to create ways for advertisers to start and optimize campaigns more efficiently,...
LinkedIn takes Facebook approach and opens ad platform to developers

RT@mackcollier "@savvy_b2b has put together a great list of SM links from the past week - http://ow.ly/1R7Ka" good ones!

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RT@mackcollier "@savvy_b2b has put together a great list of SM links from the past week - http://ow.ly/1R7Ka" good ones!

Joor's B2B fashion marketplace on track to do $350 million in transactions this year

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When I asked last summer which companies were poised to take advantage of the coming B2B e-commerce boom, Joor was one of the first ones mentioned. The site, founded in 2010 by Mona Bijoor, connects more than 500 designers like Thakoon and Rag & Bone to more than 30,000...
Joor's B2B fashion marketplace on track to do $350 million in transactions this year

Mail.ru-backed e-commerce solutions firm B2B-Center raises $45 million

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B2B-Center, a Russian provider of online procurement and e-commerce systems, has raised $45 million in funding from a consortium of investors led by Da Vinci Capital Partners, Insight Capital, Alpha Associates and Runa Capital. Before this round, Russian Internet giant Mail.ru and B2B-Center founder Alexander Boyko held shares in the...
Mail.ru-backed e-commerce solutions firm B2B-Center raises $45 million

Track Your Online Photos with VenueSeen.com

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If you are looking to try to keep track of all the places from whence you post your mobile photos, a new site that launches today called VenueSeen.com might be the place you want to visit. The idea is that they geolocate and collect photos from a variety of sharing...
Track Your Online Photos with VenueSeen.com

MarketingProfs B2B Forum: Mitch Joel on ‘How B2B Connects in a Connected World’ http://bit.ly/aqSo0g

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MarketingProfs B2B Forum: Mitch Joel on ‘How B2B Connects in a Connected World’ http://bit.ly/aqSo0g
Nudge Makes Workplaces Healthier Through Gamification

Are We Experience Facilitators

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I just heard this from Trey Pennington at this offsite summit event that’s the after-event for Like Minds in the UK. I can’t really talk much about the whole conversation that spawned this, but I wanted to pull out this nugget that Trey said: We are experience facilitators. My...
Are We Experience Facilitators

Here are five companies from the 500 Startups demo day that you should pay attention to

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We attended the 500 Startups demo day in Mountain View today, hosted by Dave McClure. As usual, McClure brought his excitement and lust for startups to the show and we were entertained with about 27 different companies with interesting and unique ways of changing the world. There was a company...
Here are five companies from the 500 Startups demo day that you should pay attention to

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

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Even though social media isn’t new to many of us, the world is waking up to this new shiny toy. Thanks to books like The New Community Rules, written by yours truly, Engage, Social Media 101, and others, social media marketing is, for the time being, going to still be...
7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Data Visualisation Startup Qunb Wins LeWeb Paris 2012 Startup Competition

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Data visualisation startup Qunb just won the LeWeb Paris 2012 Startup Competition. Second placed was data-over-2G mobile startup Be-Bound and third place went to mobile app Recommend. The competition started with a list of sixteen finalists that pitched their products in front of a group of venture capitalists, journalists and successful startup...
Data Visualisation Startup Qunb Wins LeWeb Paris 2012 Startup Competition

2013: The Year When Things Get Real Again

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Sometimes you start off a new year with no idea where things are headed. But this year the tech industry is starting off with a clear agenda. It's all about the enterprise and B2B, and frankly I can't wait. I've been thinking about it this way: 2013 is the year...
2013: The Year When Things Get Real Again
Enterprise: The Chicago Kiss of Life and Death
Facebook Sees Increase In Parse Signups, Tells Developers "No Plans To Change How App Data Is Used"

Here are some companies (ERA Demo Day)

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New York’s ecosystem of accelerators and incubators isn’t quite as robust as that of San Francisco — for better or for worse. We’re big on industry-specific programs focusing on healthcare (Blueprint Health), education (Kaplan) or media (TimeSpace), or fintech (FinTech Innovation Lab), but our general-focused programs are dominated by...
Here are some companies (ERA Demo Day)

AdAge.com's Paywall Shifting From Metered Model

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AdAge.com will significantly limit free access to articles on its website later this week, when it institutes a metered paywall. Starting Wednesday, non-subscribers will be able to access up to three stories in a given 24-hour period, according to a tweet by AdAge staffer Michael Learmonth. That’s a change...
AdAge.com's Paywall Shifting From Metered Model

Six Degrees Of SEO Bacon & B2B Link Building Q&A

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Several weeks ago, I had the privilege of being part of a Search Marketing Now (SMN) webinar, it was sponsored by Optify and focused on B2B link building tactics. Scott Fasser, Director of Customer Experience at Optify and I shared a number of B2B linking tactics and then hosted a lively Q&A... Please visit...
Six Degrees Of SEO Bacon & B2B Link Building Q&A

Next2News wins TheNextWeb Startup Rally

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Over 20 startups presented at TheNextWeb startup rally in Amsterdam this week, and the overall winner was Next2News, a Dutch startup launched this month that allows advertisers to target specific articles on which they want to display their ads. Next2News is designed to allow anyone to run their own online...
Next2News wins TheNextWeb Startup Rally

How To Build A Better B2B SEO Strategy In 2013

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It’s the last week of 2012. If you’re reading this column, you are forsaking at least a bit of much needed rest for some serious B2B SEO planning in 2013. For me, the few days ahead are about research, preparation, and getting milestones in place for client initiatives (and probably......
How To Build A Better B2B SEO Strategy In 2013
NightPro Gives Nightclubs Some Technological Love

B2B Blogger’s Guide To Turning Tweets Into Rockstar Conference Coverage

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So, you’re craving a surge of fresh, unique, valuable content on the front page of your business’s B2B blog…but scraping the bottom of the proverbial barrel for blog post topics that aren’t blatantly self-promotional or boring as ever. One solution is to attend a few... Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
B2B Blogger’s Guide To Turning Tweets Into Rockstar Conference Coverage

Marketing Biz: Circa, Curation Marketing & Brand Gifting

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This was an interesting week for marketers with the slow evolution of established web 2.0 channels. Circa is doing interesting things with mobile content. Swipp has a new twist on local recommendations. Yahoo! snapped up curation tool Snip.it. Boomerang launched a B2B gifting product. Quora opened... Please visit Marketing Land...
Marketing Biz: Circa, Curation Marketing & Brand Gifting

Former Apple exec leads $512k funding round in content monetization startup Cleeng

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Cleeng, the Dutch startup focused on allowing publishers to charge for parts of their content as an alternative to a complete paywall, has announced a €400,000 ($511,600) funding round led by former Apple VP and General Manager for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa, Pascal Cagni. The round, which also involves...
Former Apple exec leads $512k funding round in content monetization startup Cleeng

Early Stage Landing Pages At The Top Of The Funnel

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For many B2B and considered purchases, buyers go through several stages of evaluating the market and choosing a seller. Different stages naturally benefit from different kinds of landing pages and conversion strategies. Here, we’ll take a look at the very top of the funnel, to see how three... Please visit...
Early Stage Landing Pages At The Top Of The Funnel

Gary Vaynerchuk teams up with WunWun to deliver wine on demand in NYC for one day only

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Social media and wine connoisseur Gary Vaynerchuk has partnered with WunWun to deliver bottles of wine on demand across New York City, just for today. In case you haven’t heard, WunWun is a New York-based startup that makes you feel like you have your own personal assistant — it provides both on-demand deliveries like...
Gary Vaynerchuk teams up with WunWun to deliver wine on demand in NYC for one day only

Seedrs opens: Dragons’ Den crowdfunding for startups

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Crowd investment platform Seedrs has finally opened its doors, allowing British startups to use its platform to pitch for early stage funding. The site, which we wrote about in May, has spent the last couple of months taking applications from a range of startups who want to use it to...
Seedrs opens: Dragons’ Den crowdfunding for startups
This startup builds apps for a million customers that learn in bite-sized snacks
Nitrogram Raises $1M To Mine The Growing Instagram Eco-System For Businesses

Samsung rolls out enterprise security features in Europe

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Samsung announced today that it had launched its enterprise security-oriented program, Samsung Fore Enterprise (SAFE), in Europe ahead of a global rollout. The program, aimed at accommodating the Bring-Your-Own-Device trend in enterprise, has already launched in the United States, but the global launch is meant to spread Samsung's reliability and...
Samsung rolls out enterprise security features in Europe
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