Some Amazing Inspiration for Startup Businesses

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Facebook to IPO

As part of the IPO process, to comply with SEC regulations, Facebook has publicly listed the risk factors that could “materially and adversely affect” Facebook in the future.

After reading the list, most people’s gut instinct might be to think that with this many challenges to face, there would be little point in continuing. Some of these are so ...

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Google+ vs Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn – Who will win?

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We have been playing with Google+ since it first launched and thought that it would be worth a quick blog for anyone who is not able to access it yet. Or in a lot of cases, you may already have it but can’t work out how or why to use it.

There was an article a couple of years ago, discussing the difference between real world networks and social networks, in the way that they allow you to separate your audience. ...

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Why Microsoft will beat Google, Apple and Facebook – Part 2

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We posted quite a while ago about the reasons that Microsoft are set to win the battle for the future of PC technology and had lots of responses about why we were right and wrong. The response was fantastic, so thanks for the feedback.

Since that time, we are seeing our predictions already becoming reality and the Kinect technology is starting to widen it’s reach. First, apparently a deal has been done ...

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Why Microsoft will beat Google, Apple and Facebook

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If you have been watching the technology industry from a media viewpoint for the last few years, it goes a bit like this.

Microsoft is the anti-competitive company that rules the world. Everyone loathes them because they snuffed out competition in the PC software market, stifling progress and emulating or acquiring other companies like a hungry shark.

A non-evil hero appears in the form of Google, they don’t make anything, they don’t sell anything, they just help people. They help them to ...

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Social Media: Is there enough space for everyone? Or revenue?

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Lots of talk recently about IPO’s, which as we know can be a precursor for a bubble. This is to be expected, as our capitalist economies actually function this way.

A bit like the chicken and the egg, the booms are a result of the busts and the busts are similarly, the results of the booms. Like the chicken and the egg, We aren’t sure which came first, though the South Sea ...

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5 Social Media Predictions for 2011

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So we come to the end of another year and it’s just a few hours before we join Sydney in the next one. 2010 has been an interesting year for lots of reasons, and it may just have been the ‘Year We Made Contact’ as predicted by uncanny futurologist, Arthur C Clarke.

Many organisations have obviously struggled a bit this year, though there doesn’t appear to have been as significant occurrences ...

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How Facebook can reach the businesses that Google can’t

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faceonAnyone well versed in online marketing will be aware of the challenge that Facebook faces in terms of trying to catch up with Google’s revenue. On one hand, Google offers businesses the opportunity to interact with customers at the point they are researching, buying or interested in a given product or service. Facebook, on the contrary, offers businesses the opportunity to communicate ...

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The B2b Social Media Race is on

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Anyone involved in the social media space will have noticed that generally, the b2b side of many applications has not played first string on the fiddle. This makes sense, as in most cases, to reach critical mass requires lots of users and this can only be achieved quickly in the consumer market. Having said this, we have talked in the past about once this has been achieved, much revenue then ...

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