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WordPress As A Platform: The Three Components That Are Leading This Transformation

Some simple statistics: WordPress currently is behind 50% of the top 100 blogs, as well as 14.7% of the top million blogs worldwide. In the US alone, for every 100 new domains, 22 use WordPress. Although it began as a simple open source project and blogging platform, WordPress has evolved and grown significantly since. With increasingly sophisticated platforms and themes, by 2004 WordPress had become a fully developed content...

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Web Advertising Revenue Models – Which One Is Best For Your Site? (And Going To Generate The Most Income)
Jul06

Web Advertising Revenue Models – Which One Is Best For Your Site? (And Going To Generate The Most Income)

How do you determine your best option for Web advertising? It can be very confusing to go through the various choices available in terms of ads and revenue models. The best choice for you will ultimately depend on the audience behind your site. The following overview should help break down the various pros and cons behind each of the most common web advertising revenue models. Cost Per Impression (CPM)   This was the first form...

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Flutter App For Windows Released – Motion Control Tech Allows More People To Control Their Media With Hand Gestures

From the folks who brought us Reddit, Loopt, Scribd, and Airbnb, yet another exciting startup. Flutter was launched this spring, a graduate of Y Combinator‘s Winter 2012 class. This startup has gained an impressive seed funding of $1.4 million from NEA, Andreessen Horowitz, and Spring Ventures.  Start Fund and several other individual investors.     Flutter app for Mac was released just months ago and now the app is...

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myHomework App – In 15 Months They Reached 2 Million Downloads And The Founders Were Still Working Their Day Jobs
Jul02

myHomework App – In 15 Months They Reached 2 Million Downloads And The Founders Were Still Working Their Day Jobs

Most startup stories usually describe the miracles behind yet another overnight success story. Someone gets a brilliant idea, then brings together a team, and everyone quits their day jobs. However, the story behind myHomework is seemingly less dramatic yet every bit as inspiring, and probably much more common among startups as they are trying to take off.     The Beginnings The first version of myHomework was put together...

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Behance – From Bootstrapping To $6.5 Million

Founded in 2006 and launched less than a year later, online platform Behance recently announced that it will be receiving its first round of outside funding. Led by Union Square Ventures, this $6.5 million includes notable investors such as Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (from his own personal investment fund), Dave Tisch, Chris Dixon, Yves Behar, Alexis Ohanian, Garrett Camp,  Dave Morin, and Dave McClure.     Bootstrapping Behance...

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