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Streamlining its brand, Jingdong's 360buy.com renames to JD.com

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China’s Jingdong announced today that, in order to streamline its brand, it is renaming the B2C e-commerce site 360buy.com to JD.com. 360buy’s focus has been on communication, computers and consumer electronics. It boasts around 80 million registered users. The move is not so much a restructuring as it is perhaps...
Streamlining its brand, Jingdong's 360buy.com renames to JD.com

Like Elephants, Search Engines Never Forget

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Editor’s note: Hunter Walk was most recently Director of Product Management at YouTube. Follow him on Twitter @hunterwalk. Search engines have long memories. I think about this whenever I read new coverage of some immoral,  misanthropic or illegal act. The kids who tweeted racist statements about Obama on Election Day, the...
Like Elephants, Search Engines Never Forget

Dailymotion Cloud relaunches to compete with major online video platforms

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Video platform Dailymotion is relaunching Dailymotion Cloud to help publishers and other partners stream their content online, the French company announced today. If you want to test it, it is also offering ten hours of free content streaming for trial. As you may know, Dailymotion Cloud isn’t new, and was first launched...
Dailymotion Cloud relaunches to compete with major online video platforms

Appconomy launches mobile app platform for Chinese ecommerce merchants

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Appconomy has announced a Cloud Commerce Platform, called Zhangyingbao in Chinese, that provides merchants on Taobao, Alibaba’s popular C2C ecommerce marketplace, with a service for making custom mobile apps for their storefronts. The startup, which is dual-headquartered in Shanghai, China and Austin, US, has been testing the service since late...
Appconomy launches mobile app platform for Chinese ecommerce merchants
Agawi's GameZen Puts Streaming Games In Windows 8′s Modern UI

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

Rovio now selling Angry Birds merchandise in top Chinese e-commerce site

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Angry Birds maker Rovio has continued to boost its presence and merchandising in China after opening a ‘shop’ on Alibaba’s Tmall, China’s premier online shopping service. The move, reported by China Daily, is the latest initiative of many taken by the Finnish firm to cash in on the success of...
Rovio now selling Angry Birds merchandise in top Chinese e-commerce site

Alibaba Group Launches Daily Deals Site Juhuasuan Overseas In Hong Kong & Taiwan

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Alibaba Group announced that it has launched Juhuasuan Overseas, a combination of C2C retail platform Taobao Marketplace and group shopping site Juhuasuan, in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Juhuasuan Overseas will offer merchandise and services from selected Taobao sellers in the same daily deals format as the original Juhuasuan, which is...
Alibaba Group Launches Daily Deals Site Juhuasuan Overseas In Hong Kong & Taiwan

'Path for skiers' Snowciety hits Android, now more social, helping you share adventures on the slopes

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‘Path meets Google Latitude for skiers‘ app Snowciety debuted at The Next Web Conference Europe’s Startup Rally earlier this year, winning the Best B2C App category. While things have been quiet from the Dutch team behind it since then, as the skiing season kicks into gear, they’re back with a more...
'Path for skiers' Snowciety hits Android, now more social, helping you share adventures on the slopes

'Zaarly Anywhere' launched, partnering with LA Times, Ikea and more as Zaarly moves into B2C

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Zaarly, the service that allows users to find people to carry out tasks, has taken the next step of its evolution with the launch of its “Zaarly Anywhere” API. The launch sees partnerships with a range of publishers and B2C retailers, including the LA Times and Ikea’s Hackers Platform, that...
'Zaarly Anywhere' launched, partnering with LA Times, Ikea and more as Zaarly moves into B2C
Amazon China and Suning Quit Selling iPads in Ongoing Trademark Battle

More than 100 Twitter Followers Boost B2C Leads

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More than 100 Twitter Followers Boost B2C Leads

LinkedIn Is Turning Itself Into A Very Valuable Media Company (LNKD)

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LinkedIn is successfully turning itself into a media company, notes Scott Devitt at Morgan Stanley. This is fairly obvious to anyone who has been paying close attention, but it's worth mentioning again. LinkedIn Today started off as an aggregation of news for LinkedIn users. The content is tailored to what...
LinkedIn Is Turning Itself Into A Very Valuable Media Company (LNKD)

China's 360Buy achieved $9.7b in sales last year as it aims to reach profitability in Q4 2013

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Chinese B2C ecommerce site 360Buy managed $9.7 billion in transactions in 2012 and expects to surpass $16 billion this year as it aims to become profitable by the fourth quarter, according to The Mirror’s transcript of an employee meeting. The accomplishment is certainly a feat for the site, though it pales...
China's 360Buy achieved $9.7b in sales last year as it aims to reach profitability in Q4 2013

The Businesses of B2B Social Media

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Social Media is often misconstrued as a medium for business-to-consumer or B2C engagement and discounted as a viable communications network for those companies focused on business-to-business transactions. However, B2B, as in any other field impacted by online activity, is faced with a prime opportunity to not only cultivate communities...
The Businesses of B2B Social Media

3 Questions To Ask Your B2B SEO Expert

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Whether you’ve hired a search marketing agency or are using in-house resources, how do you know if your B2B SEO expert is doing a great job? Three simple questions that all business marketers should ask about their B2B SEO program are: How does our SEO plan differ from a consumer-oriented...
3 Questions To Ask Your B2B SEO Expert

Hybris Raises $30M Led By Meritech And Greylock To Take Its Multi-Platform "OmniCommerce" Solution Global

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As consumers and businesses continue to move to a multi-screen world where they expect services like payments to work the same wherever they are, e-commerce companies that are rising to the challenge are seeing just rewards. In the latest development, today hybris Software, a specialist in multi-channel commerce solutions, announced...
Hybris Raises $30M Led By Meritech And Greylock To Take Its Multi-Platform "OmniCommerce" Solution Global

3 Content Aggregators For The B2B Community Manager Toolkit

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It’s nothing new to preach the importance of sharing non-competitive, complementary, third party content for brands actively participating in social media. To make friends, you have to be friendly – that’s true for B2C and B2B alike. Friendly friends discuss mutual interests that fascinate and... Please visit Search Engine Land...
3 Content Aggregators For The B2B Community Manager Toolkit

What's In A Name? $1M, If You're Called MobileApps.com. And At Least One Big Fish May Bite, Says CEO

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The market for mobile apps is booming — but not, it seems, for MobileApps.com, one of the many app aggregating marketplaces that have been set up in the last several years to ride that wave. The Singapore-based site that used to sit at that address has closed down after “failing...
What's In A Name? $1M, If You're Called MobileApps.com. And At Least One Big Fish May Bite, Says CEO
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