• Got $100? Want To Email Mark Zuckerberg?

    Updated: 2013-01-11 19:17:13
    Home Startups Mobile Gadgets CES Video More Europe Enterprise Venture Social GreenTech Gaming Opinion Drama Tech Policy Guides Smartphones Tablets Digital Cameras Laptops Headphones Events CrunchBase Hot topics Crunchies : Vote Tickets Apple Facebook Amazon Twitter Google Coverage Schedule Live Feed Video Archive social Comment Got 100 Want To Email Mark Zuckerberg Sarah Perez View Staff Page Follow me on Twitter Sarah currently works as a writer for TechCrunch , after having previously spent over three years at ReadWriteWeb . Prior to becoming a professional blogger , Sarah worked in I.T . across a number of industries , including banking , retail and software . Learn More posted 1 min ago Comments Would you pay to get Mark Zuckerberg to read your email If so , how much That’s what

  • Phone Halo Teams Up With Audiovox To Keep Track Of Your Stuff (So You Don’t Have To)

    Updated: 2013-01-11 19:12:38
    Home Startups Mobile Gadgets CES Video More Europe Enterprise Venture Social GreenTech Gaming Opinion Drama Tech Policy Guides Smartphones Tablets Digital Cameras Laptops Headphones Events CrunchBase Hot topics Crunchies : Vote Tickets Apple Facebook Amazon Twitter Google CES 2013 Las Vegas , NV January 8 11, 2013 Coverage Programming Schedule Live Video Video Archives Snaps Video Comment Phone Halo Teams Up With Audiovox To Keep Track Of Your Stuff So You Don’t Have To Colleen Taylor View Staff Page Colleen Taylor is based in San Francisco where she is a reporter for TechCrunch and TechCrunch TV . Previously she worked as a reporter for GigaOM , the Financial Times’ Mergermarket newswire , and the semiconductor industry newsletter Electronic News . Disclosure : Colleen holds a small

  • Research In Motion Slammed by BlackBerry Outage in Europe and Middle East

    Updated: 2013-01-11 18:39:43
    Research In Motion customers got hit by a BlackBerry outage across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa yesterday. But unlike past outages, this one way not have been a fault of RIM's servers. The outage appeared to be related instead to Vodafone Group PLC’ network. However, even though it [...]

  • Russian Giant Yandex Has Secretly Built A Killer Facebook Search Engine App Codenamed “Wonder”

    Updated: 2013-01-11 18:19:03
    Yandex, the Google of Russia, has built a voice-activated, visual search engine for Facebook. Codenamed "Wonder," the mobile app lets people ask what businesses friends have visited and what content they've consumed, sources confirm. The question is if Facebook will permit the app. Its policy prohibits use of its data in search engines without permission, and Wonder resembles Facebook "Nearby."

  • Google Launches Zavers By Google Digital Coupon Solution For Retailers And Manufacturers

    Updated: 2013-01-11 17:43:08
    Home Startups Mobile Gadgets CES Video More Europe Enterprise Venture Social GreenTech Gaming Opinion Drama Tech Policy Guides Smartphones Tablets Digital Cameras Laptops Headphones Events CrunchBase Hot topics Crunchies : Vote Tickets Apple Facebook Amazon Twitter Google Coverage Schedule Live Feed Video Archive ecommerce Comment Google Launches Zavers By Google Digital Coupon Solution For Retailers And Manufacturers Frederic Lardinois View Staff Page Follow me on twitter posted 2 hours ago Comments In late 2011, Google acquired Zave Networks , a company that specialized in digitizing coupons and loyalty rewards programs and today , it is launching its first Google-branded product based on this acquisition : Zavers by Google Zavers , Google writes , is a digital coupon solution that

  • Dx3 Canada Announces Keynote Speakers for 2013 Event

    Updated: 2013-01-11 17:17:50
    Yesterday the folks behind the massive Dx3 Canada Conference in Toronto unveiled their 2013 keynote speakers. The inaugural Dx3 Canada conference took place last year and proved to be the one-stop digital marketing, advertising, and retailing event in Canada. The speakers represent some of [...]

  • Skullcandy’s $100 Crusher Headphones Promise To Rattle Your Head, Actually Do

    Updated: 2013-01-11 17:00:36
    With their new Crusher headphones, Skullcandy promises something that many a headphone company has promised to do before: to physically rattle your head as a subwoofer might. Unlike the past attempts we've seen, these ones actually seem to do it. We sat down with Skullcandy Acoustics Engineer Sam Noertker at our big ol' CES broadcast booth to chat about how it all works.

  • Cartoonist Turns Tweets Into Micro-Comics: A Four-Panel Picture Is Worth 140 Characters

    Updated: 2013-01-11 17:00:25
    If you're looking for evidence that brevity really is the soul of wit, Twitter is the place to go to find it. Indeed, there is so much wit fluttering around the site that it’s now possible to enjoy Twitter in comic form -- thanks to cartoonist @VectorBelly (aka Mike Rosenthal) -- who has created a Tumblr called Twitter: The Comic, which turns tweets into four-panel micro-comics.

  • North America's Biggest Wireless Carriers are Excited to Support BlackBerry 10

    Updated: 2013-01-11 16:32:33
    As Research In Motion gets ready to launch BlackBerry 10 later this month, wireless carriers are voicing their support for the company's next generation of smartphones. Executives at Amercia's biggest carriers—Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile—have all announced they will be carrying [...]

  • BMW Wants To Make Your Next Car A Truly Mobile 4G LTE Hotspot

    Updated: 2013-01-11 15:00:06
    BMW has rolled out a new feature that will let riders stay connected, by adding 4G LTE WiFi connectivity to its cars. BMW owners will be able to buy an optional hotspot that connects with the car and can use its antenna to provide blazing-fast wireless Internet speeds.

  • NewsWhip Launches iOS Flipboard-Style News App Which Scans Facebook And Twitter

    Updated: 2013-01-11 14:43:22
    Home Startups Mobile Gadgets CES Video More Europe Enterprise Venture Social GreenTech Gaming Opinion Drama Tech Policy Guides Smartphones Tablets Digital Cameras Laptops Headphones Events CrunchBase Hot topics Crunchies : Vote Tickets Apple Facebook Amazon Twitter Google Coverage Schedule Live Feed Video Archive europe Comment NewsWhip Launches iOS Flipboard-Style News App Which Scans Facebook And Twitter Mike Butcher View Staff Page Follow me on twitter Mike Butcher is the European Editor for TechCrunch . A former grunge rock drummer , he became a long time journalist , and has since written for UK national newspapers and magazines including The Financial Times , The Guardian , The Times , The Daily Telegraph and The New Statesman . Mike is also a co-founder and shareholder of TechHub ,

  • Kids Help Phone Reaches Out with Mobile App

    Updated: 2013-01-10 21:35:29
    Since 1989, Kids Help Phone has offered a vital support system for Canadian kids and teens. With the release of a new app, they're taking that support to a whole new level.  The official Kids Help Phone app, called Always There, contains information on emotional health issues and advice for [...]

  • How to unlock all the files recursively in your Mac?

    Updated: 2013-01-10 21:05:57
    This recently, I have this problem of Mac locking my files in my portable hard disk when it is disconnected by accident.  And when I check further, I realised that it actually locks every single file in the hard disk, causing me unable to delete my files easily (I have to unlock every file that [...]

  • Customers Not Satisfied with Unexplained Rogers Internet Outage

    Updated: 2013-01-10 19:59:56
    Customers of Rogers in Ontario were not happy when they lost access to wireless data and home internet services yesterday. The issue occured yesterday evening and persisted through the night for 13 hours. "Some Rogers customers may be experiencing issues with internet service," the company's [...]

  • Register Now for Wavefront Wireless Summits and Save

    Updated: 2013-01-10 18:20:06
    The wireless industry contributes more than $41 billion to Canada’ economy and it is forecasted that, by 2020, there will be more than 50 billion connected devices.  This clearly indicates the importance for technology solution providers to understand how to harness wireless [...]

  • Canadian Business Leaders Gather in Toronto to Discuss Innovation

    Updated: 2013-01-10 17:43:11
    Business innovation is one of the great issues affecting our country today. It reaches all sectors of the economy and all regions. Next month the Conference Board’ Centre for Business Innovation is hosting a two-day summit on how to rethink, renew and transform firm-level innovation in [...]

  • Nokia Sold 6.6 Million Smartphones in Fourth Quarter, 67% of Which Were Windows Phones

    Updated: 2013-01-10 16:53:30
    Nokia shares surged 19% in trading today following a better than expected fourth quarter. The company shipped 6.6 million smartphones, 67% of which were Windows Phone devices such as the Lumia 920. Not a real threat to Apple's iPhone or Google's Android, but certainly something that Research In [...]

  • Dragons' Den Producers Hit the Road for Audition Tour

    Updated: 2013-01-10 16:28:14
    This month CBC Dragons’Den producers will hit the road for an audition tour, with more than 40 stops across Canada. Entrepreneurs from across the country have another chance to face the Dragons the chance to receive financial backing for their business ventures. The open audition tour [...]

  • How To TurboCharge Aweber Beyond Built-In Capabilities [AW Pro Tools]

    Updated: 2013-01-10 14:15:04
    I recently announced that I was switching my email marketing for the Academy from Aweber over to Office Autopilot. For me, this makes sense. However, for many people who read my blog, it won’t. The fact is that Office Autopilot is overkill for the typical solopreneur or blogger. Not only that, it starts at $297/month [...]

  • Canadian Startup Lands in Y Combinator Winter 2013 Cohort

    Updated: 2013-01-10 08:46:08
    Last month startup accelerator Y Combinator announced that they would be cutting down the size of their winter 2013 cohort after their summer 2012 class crept up to a whopping 84 companies. According to YC partner Paul Graham the accelerator simply grew too fast, "We had 66 companies in winter [...]

  • Why Following Your Passion Is Bad Advice

    Updated: 2013-01-07 16:08:14
    In this business of blogging, one of the most common pieces of advice that you probably hear is that of following your passion. And usually, when people are talking about starting up an online business, it usually starts out with the idea of brainstorming what your passion is and starting out with your passion. Basically [...]

  • Changing my working time at home

    Updated: 2013-01-03 20:31:06
    Back in 2012, I have been reading articles that a lot of successful people are waking as early as 4.30am to work.  One of the LifeHacker articles mentioned that waking up early will improve your productivity.  And my most recent lifestyle is to sleep at 2am and wake up at 7am. As I look further [...]

  • Buh-Bye To 2012, Bringing On 2013

    Updated: 2012-12-31 15:59:37
    As I begin writing this post, I’m sitting here on the couch in my family room. Macbook Pro on my lap. Spongebob Squarepants playing on the TV. And, a kid sitting on either side of me watching it. Not a bad way to kick things off. And, in a way, it is fairly representative of [...]

  • Social media is a double edged sword

    Updated: 2012-12-31 03:32:15
    It can be quite contradicting to use social media. While many people applaud that we can finally have a place to communicate with the world easily, it can bring harm to many people who are simply sharing their opinions with their friends (facebook is almost public even though there are privacy measures). It brings a [...]

  • Video Marketing Case Study With Jake Hower

    Updated: 2012-12-28 14:08:48
    James Schramko and Jake Hower (Jake is from flypat.com) provide insights on how the OTR or Own The Racecourse strategy has made it easier to transition traditional marketing efforts online. James Schramko and Jake Hower In this episode: How the Own The Racecourse strategy can help you transition your business to an online-based marketing platform [...]The post Video Marketing Case Study With Jake Hower appeared first on Internet Business Blog By James Schramko.

  • 3 Wolves and 1 Hunter

    Updated: 2012-12-28 03:57:03
    When I was still studying during my teens, my History teacher taught us about the 3 wolves and 1 hunter because she saw a huge problem with us having to memorise History notes and yet the very problem lies with our understanding of answering to the questions.  Subsequently, she told us about the 3 wolves [...]

  • Building An Effective Autoresponder Sequence For Your Online Business

    Updated: 2012-12-26 00:28:33
    James Schramko and John Mcintyre (John is from dropdeadcopy.com) talk about how to establish an effective autoresponder sequence and how to overcome different challenges along the way. James Schramko and John Mcintyre In this episode: Start off an effective offer by identifying your target audience What things can you offer and which ones work the [...]The post Building An Effective Autoresponder Sequence For Your Online Business appeared first on Internet Business Blog By James Schramko.

  • People don’t buy what you are doing, they buy why you are doing it.

    Updated: 2012-12-24 17:16:20
    I was reading a book about “How to deliver a Ted Talk”. This person’s name “Simon Sinek” came to me from this book. I decided to take a look at the Ted Talk that he has presented. And to my surprise, this presentation’s topic has really gotten my attention because I had not listened to [...]

  • The Most Powerful Marketing You Can Use In Your Business – An Own The Racecourse Case Study

    Updated: 2012-12-24 00:14:23
    Brenton Ford is not your typical Internet marketer. He has diligently applied James Schramko’s news blog process called OTR to his unique field of business with great results. Listen in and learn how Effortless Swimming improved sales and popularity by owning the racecourse. Featured in the podcast: 00:23 – Not the typical Internet marketing business [...]The post The Most Powerful Marketing You Can Use In Your Business – An Own The Racecourse Case Study appeared first on Internet Business Blog By James Schramko.

  • Merry Christmas eve to all of you!

    Updated: 2012-12-23 17:34:58
    It is 24 Dec 2012 today.  And it is just a week before we reach to a new year 2013.  This is the time when I should start sitting down to set my goals for the coming new year.  Honestly speaking, I have always failed to achieve my personal goals every year.  But this is [...]

  • Why did I get myself a 100GB Google Drive?

    Updated: 2012-12-22 17:29:30
    I have been using Dropbox for quite a while now.  I have earned a total of 55.38GB worth of bonus space from doing simple tasks assigned by Dropbox, referring my friends to use Dropbox, Samsung promotion for purchasing Galaxy SIII, and using their Camera Uploads. Getting all my files synchronised across my devices, my life [...]

  • Want To Spend Your 2013 Making Money, Or Fighting Software?

    Updated: 2012-12-22 16:14:10
    All this talk about building traffic, making sales, building your list… all of it is dependent on one thing… Software. And for many people, that fact sucks. It sucks because we’re not all geeks. This stuff can be confusing. And there is a lot of conflicting advice out there. How do you get a certain [...]

  • Why does a company need to set up a facebook page, Twitter or LinkedIn?

    Updated: 2012-12-20 16:21:41
    Are you trying to use Facebook page as a business tool? If you look from the perspective of advertising on TV and newspaper, you are just looking for exposure for your business.  Whether they are your target market or not, it is up to the analysts to interprete for you.  It is also up to [...]

  • Why I’m Switching From Aweber To Ontraport Office AutoPilot

    Updated: 2012-12-19 00:20:57
    There probably isn’t anything in the world of online business that causes as many discussions, confusions and opinions than talking about different platforms. Which cart do we use? Which email service should we use? Which plug-ins do we use? It is easy to get so focused on the software that we become paralyzed by the [...]

  • Is it necessary to create fake illusions?

    Updated: 2012-12-17 15:56:29
    Whenever you face an encounter, you choose whether you want to be your real self and deal with it, or whether you want to create a fake illusions of yourself while afraid people might find out. This seems to be only existing in the older generations. Some of the younger generation might be affected by [...]

  • My First Kindle Book - Weight Loss Journey - Get It FREE (read it on Kindle or PC)

    Updated: 2012-12-16 11:10:41
    I've just finished my first Kindle book, and it's now live on Amazon. The book contains the the true-life story of how I improved my health, changed my lifestyle, fixed my diet, lost over 70 pounds, and how I've kept the weight off. But this isn't just my story, I am to help others improve their health and fitness, and lose weight, too. The book will be available for FREE download to your Kindle from Amazon's site for some times coming up. I do hope you will download a copy, especially if you get bored during the Christmas holidays, or if losing weight is going to be your New Year's Resolution.

  • The TIM [Time Income and Mobility] Formula Explained with Tim Conley and James Schramko

    Updated: 2012-12-16 08:29:32
    Listen in as Tim Conley from FoolishAdventure.com shares his TIM formula [Time Income Mobility] with James Schramko.  This is designed to help you setup your own life better by filtering your TIM.    Tim Conley                                           James [...]The post The TIM [Time Income and Mobility] Formula Explained with Tim Conley and James Schramko appeared first on Internet Business Blog By James Schramko.

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