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Curagami's "Friends Beta" Needs Your Help - via @Curagami

Curagami's "Friends Beta" Needs Your Help - via @Curagami | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

The Startup Factory fundeded startup Curagami launches its new content marketing roi tools into "friends beta". What's your Curagami Score? #helpastartup

& THANKS from Team Curagami


http://www.curagami.com/friends-beta/

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How to Get Feedback for Your App Fast - Lean User Research via KISSmetrics

How to Get Feedback for Your App Fast - Lean User Research via KISSmetrics | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it
Getting feedback from friends and family is better than nothing, but you’ll likely see a difference in insights from someone in the target market that you’re trying to reach.
Martin (Marty) Smith's insight:

Great tips here on how to get feedback for your app.

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Pssst...hey man you got the Crowdfunde Enterprise Crowdfunding Biz Plan or What?

Pssst...hey man you got the Crowdfunde Enterprise Crowdfunding Biz Plan or What? | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

Waterboarding or Business Plan Reading
I "retired" from my Marketing Director post at Atlantic BT last week to start my fifth company. Yes that's right the Shuffle Board World Championships will have to wait a few more years as we try to build a new tool to help B2C and B2B content marketers tap a rich new vein of User Generated Content gold - "enterprise crowdfunding".

Yes we realize "enterprise crowdfunding" sound like an oxymoron, but we think crowdfunding will become a new marketing channel for e-retailers and B2B content marketers. Our plan is due Monday. If you would like to be a "reader" and pass up the waterboarding let us know and we will make sure you get a copy of the Crowdfunde business plan.

All ides, comments and suggestions are much appreciated no matter how much we disagree (lol). Marty

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CrowdFunde Name Change Poll: VOTE NOW VIA @CrowdFunde

CrowdFunde Name Change Poll: VOTE NOW VIA @CrowdFunde | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

Startup Life
The startup life is one of equal parts hard work and serendipity. As we began to build, think about and share the tool we saw in December it morphed and moved on by. Below the poll is an explanation about why we got to the point where a name change is needed:

http://www.crowdfunde.com/marketing/crowdfunde-name-change-poll/

Hope you will VOTE, SHARE and COMMENT as we search for a name relevant to the opportunity we see


Thanks, Marty, Phil & CrowdFunde (or whatever we become :) Team

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Startups Should Use G+, Here's Why

Startups Should Use G+, Here's Why | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

GPlus Is For Startups
GPlus is a much misunderstood social network. That misunderstanding may stem from the fact it is not a social net. GPlus is really a tool suite with a social net sitting on top of it. There are several reasons G+ is great for startups including:

* Not As Crowded as other Social Nets.

* Better for long form content.

* Great for conversations.
* Hangouts on Air = create YouTube Videos automatically.

* There's a learning curve.

That last bullet is why we love G+. Since there is a bit of a learning curve, many aspects of the tool are not intuitive, the uncommitted are turned away. What is left is a group of power users ready, willing and able to contribute meaningful content, inspiration and awareness for your startup.

Try creating a committed tribe of power users on Facebook (hint: you can't). Share pictures of your new baby on Facebook, use GPlus to build your business.

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