Lead Generation and the Purchase Funnel: How Social Media Can Influence Both

by Nick Rojas - on Aug 26th 2014 - No Comments
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As simple as it may sound, business activities need to be aligned with a company’s overall goals. One of the most common goals for any business is to generate sales and turn a profit. Without customers and an effective marketing strategy, these things would be impossible. This, however, presents a couple of questions. How do businesses […]

VentureBreak Weekly #55: Anonymous Rollercoasters

by Brad Merrill - on Aug 25th 2014 - No Comments

Will Reynolds Young joins Brad Merrill to talk about Secret, the workforce of the future, smartlocks, crowdfunding, car buying, Rollercoaster Tycoon 4, and more. Panel: Brad Merrill, Will Reynolds Young Show Notes Anonymous sharing app ‘Secret’ isn’t so anonymous after all 5 Ways the Workforce Will Change in 5 Years Will’s Rant – Smartlocks (Lockitron, […]

Share Your Social Media Content In Organized, Portable Collections With Yarnee

by Brad Merrill - on Aug 20th 2014 - No Comments

There are some serious problems with the way social media currently works for sharing content. If you post a series of related posts to a single network (live-tweeting an event, for example), your audience will often miss out on the context of those posts. It’s also very difficult to re-engage with older content, as each […]

VentureBreak Weekly #54: Hide Yo Kids, Hide Yo Wife

by Brad Merrill - on Aug 18th 2014 - No Comments

Will Reynolds Young joins Brad Merrill to talk about why you don’t need to uninstall Facebook Messenger, Twitter’s cyberbullying policies, Ferguson protests, Square online appointment booking, and more. Panel: Brad Merrill, Will Reynolds Young Show Notes Facebook Messenger, Privacy, And Bad Journalism “Tech Expert” Anthony Mongeluzo on Facebook Messenger Twitter vows to “improve our policies” […]

Which Jobs Should Be Outsourced To A Chartered Accountant?

by Isabel Charlton - on Aug 16th 2014 - No Comments

Hiring a chartered accountant to formulate functional financial systems, manage accounts and to ensure legal accordance is the turning key behind the success of a productive business. In general, their role is a strategic one that involves supplying guidance and advice that will maximize profitability and productivity to a client. A chartered accountant differs from […]

Facebook Messenger, Privacy, And Bad Journalism

by Brad Merrill - on Aug 16th 2014 - No Comments

As Facebook begins forcing users over to its Messenger app for messaging on mobile, a volcano of controversy has erupted—spilling ignorance and bad journalism all over the place. In case you’ve been living under a rock, people have taken issue with the fact that Facebook Messenger for iOS and Android requests access to features like the camera, microphone, […]

VentureBreak Weekly #53: Sad Dogs

by Brad Merrill - on Aug 11th 2014 - No Comments

Jeff Weisbein joins Will Reynolds Young and Brad Merrill to talk about Robin Williams, understanding of tech in kids vs. adults, Panel: Brad Merrill, Jeff Weisbein, Will Reynolds Young Show Notes Six-year-olds understand digital technology better than adults At what point in a company’s growth does it begin to lose its culture? Facebook Messenger Privacy […]

Westboro Baptist Church Protesting Big Tech Or: God Hates VentureBreak

by Travis Ross - on Aug 10th 2014 - No Comments

The Westboro Baptist Church has announced that it’s going to be picketing the biggest technology companies in Silicon Valley on August 12, which means that one of the stupidest groups in this country will be squaring off against one of the smartest. Do you know those warnings on the side of citronella jugs that say “Warning! Don’t […]

3D Printing: One Step Closer To A Star Trek Future? [Infographic]

by Brad Merrill - on Aug 8th 2014 - No Comments

The original Star Trek TV series from the 1960s featured fictional replicator technology that materialized food, drink, and non-edible objects. 50 years later, 3D printing is a major step toward making that vision a reality. This infographic, published by The Best Computer Science Schools, takes a close look at the technology.

Fired From The Content Mill Or: How To Shave A Honey Badger’s Balls

by Travis Ross - on Aug 7th 2014 - 3 Comments

Last month I was let go from my part-time job of writing at a content mill. Because my wife is concerned we’ll be sued if I mention their name directly, we’ll just say that the name of the content mill rhymes with Remand Pudios. The articles I wrote for Remand Pudios were posted on a site that […]

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