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The Law of Shitty Clickthroughs | Andrew Chen (@andrewchen)

The Law of Shitty Clickthroughs | Andrew Chen (@andrewchen) | VM | Scoop.it
The first banner ad ever, on HotWired in 1994, debuted with a clickthrough rate of 78% (thanks @ottotimmons) First it works, and then it doesn't After...
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Why Startups Should Curate Content

Why Startups Should Curate Content | VM | Scoop.it

The Scoble approach. I think this is an easier way to create content like I am doing here now, just published.

 

Something to think about in terms of content creation.

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List of virtual communities with more than 100 million users - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

List of virtual communities with more than 100 million users - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | VM | Scoop.it

Interesting traffic sources. Everyone talks about FB and POF, but finding ways to tap into one of these would be killer

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8 Things Everybody Ought to Know About Concentrating

8 Things Everybody Ought to Know About Concentrating | VM | Scoop.it

1. Stop getting distracted.

2. 1 important task per day, and chunk into 3s.

3. Ask: "Will this increase revenue / decrease costs?"

4. Focus on the 1%: 80/20 should be 99/1

5. Be a sage: selective time

6. Use mindmaps: problem/solution and fear maps (worst case scenarios)

7. Do what interests you. Focused concentration = intelligence

8. Interesting book - went viral on SU

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Be lucky - it's an easy skill to learn - Telegraph

Be lucky - it's an easy skill to learn - Telegraph | VM | Scoop.it

Info Product: How To Be The Luckiest SOB Ever

 

1. Teach intuition through meditation and non verbal cues

2. Teach how to be spontaneous, adventurous, push comfort zone

3. Teach how to be positive / optimistic.

Upsell lottery tickets :)

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Whiz Kid: Brian Wong

http://www.carbonated.tv/episode/Whiz+Kid+Brian+Wong 19 year old Brian Wong isn't kidding around! This young entrepreneur, who's just received a chunk of VC ...
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Ad angle: Could do a series of ads playing on memes like this or the 'What my friends think I do' type of ads. Haven't seen much of this around, and I almost clicked didn't know it was an ad.

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Teenager to Millionaire in Two Years: Trent Silver

Teenager to Millionaire in Two Years: Trent Silver | VM | Scoop.it

Takeaways from Trent Silver:

 

1. Didn't go into it for DR marketing. Went in to just buy gold. Tweaking later took $18k>$160k+

2. Q: what vertical is he CURRENTLY in?

3. Pick mass market with mass desire that allows marketing on all online/offline channels

4. Get out of 'affiliate' mindset. Get ownership of a customer base. Create 3-4 businesses that complement each other.

5. Take action to have a shot at sucess.

6. Put the money in the bank.

7. Take care of customers

8. Aff networks are shady as shit

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