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7 SEO Trends For 2016 - Curagami

7 SEO Trends For 2016 - Curagami | Startup Revolution |
Ten SEO Trends & Tips for 2016 Ten SEO Trends and Tips for 2016 was inspired by 7 SEO Trends by Anne Carton (via Os on Curagami’s 7 SEO Trends / Tips are different, but we used Anne’s excellent post to get ours started. 2016 promises to be a watershed year for Search Engine …
Marco Favero's curator insight, December 7, 2015 12:50 PM

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Manpower Recruitment Companies in Pakistan's curator insight, December 12, 2015 1:29 AM

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25 Future of Marketing Predictions via Fast Company Filtered To 5 MONSTER TRENDS by @Curagami

25 Future of Marketing Predictions via Fast Company Filtered To 5 MONSTER TRENDS by @Curagami | Startup Revolution |

5 Curagami Monster Trends
This is a great Fast Company post, but it is a bit overwhelming. Instead of trying to process 25 ideas all at once and all equally I've carved out 5 of team Curagami's favorite ideas, ideas that are creating a "new marketing" where we becomes US. We didn't include MOBILE since that should be understood by now. Mobile is everything starting NOW.

5 Curagami Monster Marketing Trends:

* Most branded content will come from consumers.
* Real time tracking & use of personas = customized experiences.

* Everything is a "catalyst for conversation".
* Rise of video & video sharing.
* Mashups and clutter filters will RULE.

Champion any 2 of these trends and your company, brand or startup will WIN and WIN BIG. What about you? What 5 trends strike you as MONSTER and must respond to trends?

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What's Next: Thoughts On Big TVs & The New Ecommerce

What's Next: Thoughts On Big TVs & The New Ecommerce | Startup Revolution |

What's Next?
What's next may be the most important and urgent mystery.. Late last night I wandered around in the future a little thinking about how David Amerland's call for a "New Value System" might collide with a few other favorite ideas such as:

* David Edelman on Aligning With the Customer Journey:

* Mark Traphagen on Google Plus

* Phil Buckley on overcoming FEAR:

* @David AmerlandWhat If We Had A New Value System For Goods and Services

* Me on @ janlgordonCuratti sharing lessons in the new #branding from Red Bull:

Somewhere in there somewhere late at night and when its HOT is where the future starts and every thing changes...again.

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Social Business Trends 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Business Trends 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC] | Startup Revolution |
Imgur is home to the web's most popular image content, curated in real time by a dedicated community through commenting, voting and sharing.

Via Salah ALhaj Ahmed, Luciana Viter
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File this infographic under "stats to help sell social to the c level" and good luck.

Tomas Trejbal's curator insight, April 1, 2014 2:36 AM

Social Business Trends 2014...

StrutturaFine | pl's curator insight, April 4, 2014 12:33 PM

Numeri, tendenze, stats | il #Mobile su tutto

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Startup Trends 2014 II - via Curatti

Startup Trends 2014 II - via Curatti | Startup Revolution |

Startups are fun, creative & may be our best hope. This second of a two part Curatti series covers startup trends from digital homes to wearable tech.

No sooner than I finished writing this second post in a 2 part series for Editors of Chaos than one of the featured "Smart Home" startups sold to Google for $3.2B. Amazing.

If that doesn't make you want to fire up a startup and start tinkering nothing will :). M

This 2nd post in a two part series covers more than 25 cool startups from Smart Homes to wearable Tech:

Be sure to share your favorites if we missed them.

William Newman's curator insight, January 14, 2014 7:13 AM

Start ups focusing on the internet of things, in-memory computing and location based services will dominate the news in 2014.

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2014 Small Business Marketing Wishlist [Infographic]

2014 Small Business Marketing Wishlist [Infographic] | Startup Revolution |
Could 2014 be the year we all stop chasing shiny objects and return to tried and true marketing strategies? Boy, I hope so… we saw a lot of companies chase some crazy trends in the last few years.


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Thomas Faltin's curator insight, December 31, 2013 12:31 PM

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Kickstart A Startup Revolution In 7 Infographics

Kickstart A Startup Revolution In 7 Infographics | Startup Revolution |

Crowdfunding is on the rise, and Kickstarter is leading the pack. Not only is the trend increasing but, it I’ve noticed that the word “kickstart” has replaced some of the actual terms used when referring to other areas of crowdfunding.


Kickstarter Stats:

over 5 million daily visitors3700 ongoing projects funded$18 Million of fundingMultiple projects cross the $1 million thresholdFilm and Video, Games, Music, and Technology are the largest Categories

Via Lauren Moss, Antonios Bouris
Iron Dane Richards's comment, September 23, 2013 8:19 AM
In my latest book on business credit it discusses the value of crowd-funding and Indigogo as they will fund anything unlike Kickstarter that specializes in Media oriented endeavors.
Martin (Marty) Smith's comment, September 23, 2013 10:21 AM
Good insight from Iron Dane Richards. Easier to create a sure takeaway from Indigogo too since they will let campaigns increase the house take and walk away with something where Kickstarter is all or nothing. Either the campaign meets its goals or it gets nothing. 42% of the campaigns on Kickstarter meet their goals and most campaigns are funded at $10,000 or below.
Brett.Ashley.Crawford's curator insight, October 28, 2013 12:18 PM

Nonprofits are also looking to crowdfunding -- but it has a dark underbelly as well.


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Why US Companies Drool Over Israel's Amazing Startup Scene

Why US Companies Drool Over Israel's Amazing Startup Scene | Startup Revolution |

Here's why they call Israel the "Startup Nation."

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I've met and worked with several startups from Israel and they ROCK. 

malek's comment, April 26, 2013 7:34 AM
mind opening, thank you.
Pascale Mousset's comment, April 26, 2013 7:41 AM
Enlightened article
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The New Ecommerce - 5 Crucial Trends

The New Ecommerce - 5 Crucial Trends | Startup Revolution |

New Ecommerce Trends
New Ecommerce: Search For Blue Oceans is about the disruptive impact smartphones, ubiquitous connection and retailer innovation are creating in ecommerce.

  • Smartphones and ubiquitous connection to the web
  • Impact of videos and unboxing creating “gift box retailers”
  • Social Shopping and slouching toward real-time
  • Buying personas, web analytics & dynamic personalization
  • Google and the New SEO where content is KING and social content QUEEN
Discover the trends shaping a new online commerce on Curagami: 

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Minority Report? The 'Internet of Business Things' video interview via WSJ

Minority Report? The 'Internet of Business Things' video interview via WSJ | Startup Revolution |

As more things get connected to each other, how can businesses capitalize on the growing 'Internet of Things?' PricewaterhouseCoopers chief technologist Chris Curran joins the News Hub with Sara Murray.

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Turns out a forgettable movie, Tom Cruise's Minority Report,  may be prescient for our Internet of Things Future. Fascinating interview with WSJ's Sarah Murray and Price Waterhouse's Chris Curran explores tapping and mashing up the "real data' that's all around us now.

How can we replace guesses with real data.

Retail is "an interesting one" because it involves people and places. Emerging uses of sensors. Others are not so obvious like the power business where sensors can help "optimize the process".

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Top 10 eCommerce Marketing Trends For 2014 [+ @Scenttrail Take]

Top 10 eCommerce Marketing Trends For 2014 [+ @Scenttrail Take] | Startup Revolution |

In last 15 years, eCommerce marketing has evolved a lot. It's no longer confined to keyword stuffing or PPC. In 2013, website optimization, guest blogging and responsive design was in vogue.

* Mobile optimization: Agree!
* Mobile advertising: Agree!
* Targeting wearable devices: Too Early (talk about more than target in 2014).
* Long-form content: Agree! (stories are about to rule the world).
* Social and search ads: Agree!
* Authorship branding: Agree!
* Omni-channel user experience: Agree!
* Better delivery: Agree!
Local SEO: For some this makes sense.
* Marketing automation: Harder to imagine in Ecom, but open to the idea of it.

Via YDeveloper
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IBM, AT&T To Offer 'Internet of Things' Systems |

IBM, AT&T To Offer 'Internet of Things' Systems | | Startup Revolution |

AT&T and IBM will start jointly offering services designed to help municipalities, utility companies and other organizations use "Internet of things" technologies to better manage their infrastructure.

"There is a huge amount of growth of the things that are connected" to networks, said Michael Curry, IBM vice president of product

management. "When you have that many things connected in, you have a big data problem. Companies want to be able to take that data and use it to optimize operations and predict failures."

IBM estimates that there will be over 18 billion connected devices in the world by 2022. Examples of connected devices include mobile phones and sensors.

For this work, IBM's software division will work with AT&T's Advanced Solution unit. AT&T will provide network connectivity and IBM will provide the software and integration.

The two companies plan to help organizations build out systems that can collect data, wirelessly, from many remote end-nodes, an approach increasingly being called "The Internet of things" in the industry. The data can be analyzed and monitored, as well as fed to mobile devices for personnel in the field.

The initial targets for the service will be municipalities, mid-size utility companies and transportation companies, though any sort of organization could benefit from remote monitoring should consider IBM and AT&T's assistance, Curry said.

Cities could use this approach to better and control manage traffic. Utility companies could more closely monitor their customers' energy usage. Transportation companies could better manage their fleets of vehicles.

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Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
Martin (Marty) Smith's insight:

Yeah Internet of Things going to be HUGE trend with all kinds of cool startup opportunities. already sold to Google for billions and they won't be the last. 

Richard Platt's curator insight, February 19, 2014 10:33 PM

IBM and AT&T to work together to create an IoT network infrastructure.  Very interesting and likely very important play

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Startup Trends 2014 - via @Curatti_

Startup Trends 2014 - via @Curatti_ | Startup Revolution |

2014 will be a MONSTER TREND year for startups. Everything from money to customer service in the balance.We share 10 trends and more than 25 cool startups on this post.

First Five Startup Trends:

* Internet of Things.
* Shared Social Branding.
* New Social / Web Currencies.
* DIY vs. Customer Experience.
* Learn To Think Like Video Game Developers (think platforms not websites and User Generated Content #UGC and the social shares it brings).

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Come The Revolution ELEPHANTS Beat HIPPOS - Which One Are You?

Come The Revolution ELEPHANTS Beat HIPPOS - Which One Are You? | Startup Revolution |
Come The Revolution ELEPHANTS Beat HIPPOS
Are you an Elephant or a Hippo? Elephants react very different to what's next than hippos. Read trends below to…
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Influence Marketing In 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Influence Marketing In 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC] | Startup Revolution |
Chances are you’ve seen one or all of these buzz phrases floating around social media in recent years: “brand ambassadors,” “online influencers,” “social influencers.” The popularity of social scoring platforms like Klout and Kred, combined with...

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Important #infographic for #startups.

Duncan Robertson's comment, August 12, 2013 9:28 PM
Social media has a huge impact on companies' marketing seem now a days. Facebook and twitter alone can reach millions of people over various locations abroad.
Angela Heath's curator insight, August 14, 2013 6:23 PM

Here is a great tool for us to evaluate thought leadership.

Stephen Pitcher's curator insight, April 21, 2014 3:38 AM

This is a amazing! This could be 'the answer', what do you think?

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Q: Is Your Blog Ready for 2013? A: Not Even Close

Q: Is Your Blog Ready for 2013? A: Not Even Close | Startup Revolution |
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Martin (Marty) Smith's insight:

I previously curated this piece into Curation Revoluiton, but, on the eve of Christmas, I'm moving it to Startup Revolution because startups need to focus on making content as strategic as every other aspect of their marketing. If you are a startup is your blog/content strategy ready for Christmas?

Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, December 11, 2012 8:58 AM

Great post from my friends at (@SmallRivers) on how to get your blog ready for all the new stuff happening now and in 2013. Is your blog ready for 2013? Not until you've read this excellent post from 

Kelly Hungerford's comment, December 11, 2012 2:54 PM
Thanks Marty, much appreciated. We're having such a great time with Mack and the #blogchat community. There is amazing knowledge share and fun going on and it's been an incredibly rewarding experiencing bringing the two communities together and I'm learning a ton. Join us if you can!
Kelly Hungerford's curator insight, December 11, 2012 3:20 PM

I saw this tweet today from Marty and laughed. He's got such a great sense of humor. I highly doubt that his blog isn't ready for 2013. From what I enjoy from his blogs, he is the master of content and keeping readers loyal, so my guess is that he's got it all under control. 


But in any case, we hope to see him and anyone who wants to exchange ideas, tips and best practices as well as share in some festive seasonal fun! joined forces with Mack Collier's #blogchat for the month of December and we've been having a blast. It's an early wake-up call for Switzerland - 3am, but it's well worth it! Join us and check it out!