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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- While most people may not realize it, marketing and psychology are closely related. The most successful marketing campaigns applycustomer psychology. On the surface, its a simple concept. If you understand how the customers mind works, you can use ce
One of our favourite parts of BoS Conferences is the Lightning Talks. Lightning Talks are short, 7.5 minute presentations on anything tech-related with a strict set of rules: 15 slides 30 seconds per slide (they advance automatically) A simple formul
Is Black Friday marketing ruining your Thanksgiving traditions? Maybe ruining is a harsh term, but its no secret that Black Friday is slowly becoming Black Thursday and Friday. Twenty years in the future, well be telling our children about how almost
 On December 14, the FCC will vote on whether or not to roll back Obama-era policies protecting a free and open internet. In fact, during yesterday’s announcement of the upcoming vote, the FCC neglected to mention the historic 22 m
EatOpine is an awesome app that allows you to discover new restaurants in your area in a cool and innovative way. If you love food youll love this app! If youve ever used your iPhone to search for a place to eat, youve undoubtedly heard of apps like
A global economy ends up with many pieces of global infrastructure. Communications system, social networks, sans-nation-state currencies, political forums, international transport to name a few. We are currently in the middle of the transition to a g
Francisco Partners, a technology-focused private equity firm, has closed its fifth fund at $3.975 billion.Francisco Partners, a technology-focused private equity firm, has closed its fifth fund at about $3.9 billion. Francisco Partners V LPs include
Criteo, a commerce marketing technology company, recently shared the findings of its Global Commerce Review for Q3 of 2017. The analysis explores shoppers winding path to purchase across numerous devices, browsers and apps. A primary finding of the r
To survive, businesses constantly need to come up with new revenue streams. While you may generate plenty of money by improving customer retentionby focusing on your existing customers, youre only getting a small piece of the pie. The companies who f
 The FCC yesterday announced a December 14 vote on “Restoring Internet Freedom,” an order that, far from restoring freedom to the internet, would allow it to be restricted in new and harmful ways. Actually, when you think
Chummy is the simplest way to ask for help and pay it forward With Chummy, you can: Get help anywhere, anytime. Pay it forward, like a boss. Make new chums that matter. Become a real superhero.
Based on user reviews and a survey of the reviews by leading critics, here are the Top 5 Online Streaming Sites in India. Before proceeding further, it needs to be mentioned that the Indian internet and mobile user is being wooed by global giants suc
Jason Eckenroth, Founder, ShipCompliant Jason shared some of the things he did to make ShipCompliant the successful business that it is. More importantly, hell talk about the mistakes he made in selling and what he wished he had realised before he di
Menlo Park, California-based Amplify Partners has hired Sarah Catanzaro as a principal. Catanzaro was previously a data partner at Canvas Ventures, which she joined in mid-2016. Prior to joining the firm, she was head of data at Mattermark. She said
 Facebook is building out a tool to show which Facebook Pages or Instagram accounts associated with Russian Internet Research Agency election troll farm you Liked or followed. Launching by the end of the year as part of the Facebook Help Cen
Tappx, a fast growth mobile app monetization company, shared with MMW this week news of the opening of a new office in Beijing and the appointment of Bob Wang as China Country Manager. This expansion means that Tappx now has active operations in Spai
DESCRIPTION MAYU is a message creation app that allows users to choose various animated fonts and stickers to create beautiful personal messages. With MAYU you can: *Send animated text messages * Create beautiful animated youtube intro *Add animated
Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp has closed fundraising for its fifth flagship fund, bringing in $7.15 billion in committed capital.Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp has closed fundraising for its fifth flagship fund, bringing in $7.15 bil
I see people make this mistake all the time. They come up with a slogan and assume its an effective value proposition. Yes, slogans are a great way to build your personal brand. Its a great way to help consumers remember who you are. Butslogans are n
The Biennial Thinkers50 2017 ranking was announced last night, and we werenot at all surprised to see some familiar facesmake the top 50. The Thinkers50 identify, rank, and share the leading management ideas of the moment. Their Gala, held last night
Remo Repair MOV is an excellent tool to fix bad MOV video files. Using this tool, you can fix corrupt, unplayable and broken MP4 and MOV files in a matter of minutes. MOV video files shot on smartphones, cameras and camcorders can also be fixed using
 Apple has a new paper published in Cornell’s arXiv open directory of scientific research, describing a method for using machine learning to translate the raw point cloud data gathered by LiDAR arrays into results that include dete
This week, MMW was privy to some insights on the future of pharma marketing from Sloan Gaon, CEO of PulsePoint. So what’s ahead in the new year? Here are some of Goan’s predictions: AI and ML will save lives in 2018 AI and ML will
Pareto CRM is an easy-to-use web-based app which helps project oriented businesses (agencies, SEO, web development, software development) to plan, organize and track their project-related workflow in a better way. Pareto CRM takes care of all project
Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp has closed fundraising for its fifth flagship fund, bringing in $7.15 billion in committed capital.Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp has closed fundraising for its fifth flagship fund, bringing in $7.15 bil
How well do you know your competition? Depending on your industry or location, the market may be saturated with businesses providing the same services or offering the same products as your company does. Not everyone will survive. Sooner or later, one
The Startup Way Our London event with Eric Ries, November 15th, 6-9pm, will sell out today. He will be talking about his new book, The Startup Way, #StartupWay andempowering the entrepreneurs in your organisation. Here are some of the companies that
Are you tired of using the age-old social media strategies and not able to get genuine followers to enhance your outreach? Are you looking for ways to boost your social media engagement and get more real followers? Cloohawk is an Intelligent Social m
 When you go through a big life event — say a milestone birthday for a parent or a wedding — there are probably going to be a lot of mini-events that happen before and after the big one. But you might not think to hire a
AdQuick, a company that helps advertisers purchase and measure outdoor advertising, announced recently that it has added new analytics features to its outdoor advertising platform that help advertisers measure the impact of their campaigns &#8212
Bubble List is a task management app, that aims to simplify prioritization of to-dos. A quick glance on the screen, and you'll be able to to see whats the most important task ahead. -Offers a new graphical way of task management -Each entry is inside
New Enterprise Associates announced the promotion of Aaron Jacobson to partner. And the firm added Dr. Kavita Patel as a venture partner on its healthcare team. Jacobson is an early-stage tech investor based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He joined t
Whats your companys growth strategy? Businesses need continuous development to get out of a plateau. Ive spoken to many people about their marketing plans, and most of them are trying to come up with new ways to add more customers. While customer acq
 Ho hum, Salesforce announced its quarterly earnings yesterday and the news was all good once again with revenue up 25% to $2.68 billion. The company has blown through its $10B yearly revenue goal and has boldly set one for $20B by FY2022. I
Mobile Marketing, LLC., a full service strategic mobile and digital marketing agency, has partnered with Waze (http://www.waze.com), the real-time, crowdsourced navigation app, to provide geo-targeted advertising for the agencys flooring retailers. A
Crew Love is a exciting new and fun social app that connects groups of friends with another group to hang out, date, or just for a night out. With Crew Love, no one gets left out.A group of at least three friends sign up, make a profile, and pick pre
GI Partners, a middle market private equity firm, has closed its oversubscribed fifth fund at $2.7 billion, beating its $2.3 billion target.GI Partners, a middle market private equity firm, has closed its oversubscribed fifth fund at $2.7 billion, be
Whether youre a new business or have been in business for several years, getting more ecommerce sales will benefit your company. Unfortunately, businesses go through plateaus and declines. These things happen, but dont get discouraged. If youre havin
 Since blockchain technologies appeared people have been trying to figure out how to put traditional assets like currencies, bonds and other financial instruments on to it in a way which has regulatory compliance and is secure. If you could
Recently, MMW caught up with Ian Crosby, VP of Sales & Marketing at Zytronic, a leading and well respected manufacturer and developer of touch technology products. As an innovative company in its field that MMW has been watching closely and w
Do you like playing addictive games? Games where you get angry when you lose? Like Flappy Bird? But you still play this game again and again? This game was developed following these principles! I personally love games when it is simple to play, but v
This week there are analyst jobs at Blackstone and Carlyle and a VP role with JPMorgan.A weekly roundup of jobs in the private equity industry from buyout shops to venture capital funds to investment banks. Blackstone Grouphas an opening for a financ
 With the UK government continuing to face down criticism over how it is handling plans to remove the UK from the European Union, today the country’s Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered an annual Autumn Budget that underscored its
Tapad, a leader in cross-device marketing technology, announced Thursday a new global partnership with Sizmek. By integrating the Tapad Device Graph, Sizmek will enhance its AI-powered predictive capabilities to deliver accurate, cross-device messagi
Shopping on the mobile web can be a bit frustrating, but thats quickly changing with the introduction of Piggys new app. Now available for Android and IOS, the Piggy app does two things: It finds and automatically applies coupon codes while you shop,
 Following the news yesterday morning that the FCC will be voting on the proposal to kill net neutrality come December 14, officials and advocacy organizations have been issuing statements left and right decrying the impending upending of th
The following is a guest contributed post from Tom Farrell, VP of Marketing at Swrve. Sometimes we have to pinch ourselves in order to remember that the smartphone is little more than 10 years old. From the simple act of meeting up with someone at a
Android and iOS augmented reality strategy game Domination: Earth" operates in the real world around you - military style! Check in wherever you go using your phone or tablet to capture places and pieces of land, expanding your very own global empire
 All good things, as they say, must come to an end. That definitely holds true for early-bird pricing on Disrupt Berlin tickets. In just a few short hours — at midnight tonight, local Berlin time to be precise — the gener
Millennials are becoming known for their entrepreneurial spirit and cities where they choose to set up shop have the opportunity to prosper economically as a result. The trick for cities, though, is to create an appealing environment where those youn