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#NYCTech - News trending on Twitter. Facebook Instant Articles. Snapchat’s Discover. Technology has taken news and the media to a different level for readers and consumers today. No longer do audiences have to wait for the radio, cable TV or...
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Advertising - “The Reports of My Death Were Greatly Exaggerated” - Advertising (2025) TiVo, AdBlock, banner blindness, viewability and bots have all reportedly killed me. Consumers spoke and wanted me to go away. It’s quite sad that having...
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Advice - During the past 31 years, I have traveled to 134 different countries. Of all the countries I’ve visited, I’ve lived and worked for six months or more in 23 of them. I have been fortunate enough to live with people from different...
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Strategic - We are currently in the era of the consumer. Especially for millennials, the up-and-comers of the consumer market, there is higher value in fast, easy connections and information. Millennials care more about a past customers’...
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Advice - Getting an introduction is a basic thing that startup founders do pretty much every day. We talked about introductions in the post about business development tips, and also in this post about asking for introductions. One other thing...
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#NYCTech - Deaths in involving motorcyclists accounted for 13% of motor vehicle related accident fatalities according to a recent study by the US Dept of Transportation. Helmets are 37% percent effective in preventing fatality and 67% effective...
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Tech - For years, I was an active user. I was not the biggest, most avid user by any means. After a while though I came to rely upon the app. It even held a much coveted spot on the home screen of my phone. I had my lists up there, I relied...
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Advice - Mark Pearson knows a thing or two about investing. He sold his company Markco Media, which owns MyVoucherCodes, to Monitise last year for up to £55 million ($85.4 million). The original investment back in 2006 was just £300.Now...
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#NYCTech - Police activity in front of your apartment building?   Obama dining in your neighborhood? Want to know exactly what’s happening in your location, at any given time but don’t know where to go to get this...
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Advice - Most of the young entrepreneurs I know are classic proof of the old adage that people tend to overestimate what they can do in a short period and underestimate what they can do over a long period. They become frustrated when they are...
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Advice - You will have to build on these four skills if you’re after the freedom of self-employment.Being self-employed is great. In many ways, it is the very essence of the American dream. It means being able to apply yourself and build...
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#NYCTech - With so much going on in the city’s thriving startup ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the happenings in the space. We keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in NYC Tech this week including the fundings,...
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#NYCTech - Here’s our curated list of a few NYC startup events that are coming up this week for your immediate reading pleasure…On Wednesday morning, join Open Source Fashion as they host breakfast with Jennifer Li, Founder of...
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Advice - The visibility of Google, Facebook and a few others continues to propagate the myth that the ultimate objective of every entrepreneur should be to take their startups public via an initial public offering at the earliest opportunity....
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#NYCTech - Fashion entrepreneurs and enthusiasts gathered at the 2015 Social Retail Summit on recently at Ludlow Studios. The summit convened four panels, including Marketing to Men, Aggregators and Curators, Direct-to-Consumer Brands, and...
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Advice - Seven months after filming an episode for season six of ABC’s hit television show “Shark Tank,” I finally received the email, that I had been waiting for. My episode had an air date, and it was only 18 days away. My immediate...
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-   It's sort of passé to talk about how much SXSW has changed over the years because, well, it has and there's no going back. If you feel the need to reminisce or wallow in the past, you can...

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