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Movable Ink Launches Inkbrush.com to Help Marketers Create Email

Movable Ink, an innovator in real-time agile marketing, announced today that it has launched Inkbrush, an easy to use, cost effective, web-based email design solution that allows marketers to easily turn graphic designs into fully coded HTML email marketing messages. Read more >

By |November 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sequenced ads outperform sustained CTA messaging by Adaptly

 

Sequencing ads may be the answer for some brands. That’s the key takeaway from a new study out from Adaptly which found sequenced ads targeted to individuals increase view-thrus by 87% and conversions by 56% when compared to sustained call to action messaging. Read more > 

By |November 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best hiring methods for small businesses by Kathryn Minshew

The Business Journals recently hosted a webinar titled “The Secrets to Attracting and Hiring the Best Talent.” In this short clip, the panelists talk about hiring methods for small businesses. View more >

 

By |November 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Busbud Raises $9 Million as Popularity of Intercity Bus Travel Increases

Busbud Inc. has raised $9 million in new venture funding to become the mobile app of choice for world travelers who need to find and book intercity trips by bus. Plenty of travel tech ventures have sprouted up over the years, but most have helped shoppers to find and buy higher-priced services like hotel rooms, plane […]

By |July 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOW AN E-COMMERCE STARTUP IS REINVENTING THE WEDDING REGISTRY

It means love in Zulu language, but Zola, the online wedding registry startup, isn’t just interested in couples’ romance. Instead, founder Kevin Ryan (part of the founding team at Gilt Groupe) and Gilt alumni Shan-Lyn Ma and Nobu Nakaguchi –are aiming to make the bride, groom, their family, and friends all fall in love with the gift-giving process. Read more>

By |July 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tinybop founder talks business strategy and app design

For Tinybop founder Raul Gutierrez, success is in the details. Along with his team at the Brooklyn, New York-based studio Tinybop, Gutierrez launched chart-topping kids app The Human Body that shows our inside-and-out from every angle. Tinybop rolled out its first app, The Human Body, last August. Since launching, the app has hit the number one spot on the App […]

By |July 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What To Wear: Techweek Chicago

Techweek Chicago, a weeklong event, will host more than 8,000 global technology industry professionals, June 23 through 29, to celebrate the growing tech scene in the windy city. Speakers include Priceline Founder and ColorJar Co-Founder Jeff Hoffman, The Muse Founder & CEO Kathryn Minshew, Hampton Creek Founder & CEO Josh Tetrick, Razorfish US CEO Shannon Denton, […]

By |July 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tinybop and a New Kind of App

“Inspired by children’s books, toys, and stop-motion films, we design digital toys that dive into the strange wonders of our everyday world,” according to Tinybop, maker of a stylish line of apps including a #1 App Store hit with their Toca Boca-style The Human Body and their new one, Plants. I chatted with Raul Gutierrez to find out more. Read more >

By |July 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Change Agents: Harry’s has shaving in a lather

This is a story about two guys and their baby named Harry. Born a year ago, Harry’s – which dispenses high-end shaving goods at low prices via its website – aims to steal market share from the Gillettes of the world by appealing to time-crunched Millennials and Boomers who appreciate the company’s no-nonsense online approach to men’s grooming […]

By |July 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Emmanuel Schalit says websites have weak password policies

Dashlane CEO Emmanuel Schalit believes that consumers should stop fully relying on websites to protect their data. “What I think consumers should do is to start taking some of their security in their own hands,” he said in an interview with DealNews. “When you visit a new site that you don’t know and you are going […]

By |July 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments