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At The Pool: An Easy Way to Get Social Offline

When you hear social media, ironically, I bet you only think about online services like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. Many a person has complained that “social media” has actually disconnected the world, more than connected it. Sure, you can “hangout” with someone on Google+, but that’s not the same as seeing someone live and in person right in front of you. …

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Prefundia: Before You Launch On Kickstarter…

Not all that long ago, I crowdfunded something. Climbur, to be exact. It didn’t go so well. I raised a few hundred dollars from friends and family, but not nearly the amount I was hoping to raise from the community at large. Even as the Editor of DailyTekk, a decent-sized tech blog, I was not able to get a ton …

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Sessions: Online Health Coaching that Works

Health (and everything it encompasses like exercising and eating right) is so important, but far to few people (myself included) really nail down an awesome (much less effective) health routine. My wife and I have often complained how much easier it must be for celebrities with their personal trainers. To put it delicately, if you’ve got a monkey on your …

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Climbur Issue #66

1Checker – Automatic English proofreading tool for non-native speakers. Cannonball – Give your inbox a makeover. Tiger Pistol – Auto-generated custom Facebook activity. Keen IO – The API for custom analytics. Cruise.me – A re-imaginged online cruise booking experience. – Lead: Keeping a positive outlook is paramount! There are many bumps along the journey and it’s key to have everyone …

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Climbur Issue #65

Locket – Get paid to see ads on your Android lock screen. Punchh – Mobile solutions for restaurants. EXMO – Create an event app and activity walls in minutes. Qlika – Micro-markets: the next generation of online marketing. TransferGo – International, online money transfers. – Operate: If you think you have a great idea, start executing it today, instead of …

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Climbur Issue #64

XL Marketing – Big data meets customer acquisition & CRM. GetYourGuide – Book things to do. Kahuna – Marketing automation for mobile. Netskope – Cloud with confidence. PeeqPeeq – Turns your email into a beautiful shopping catalog. – When John Scully first became my mentor a number of years ago, he and I traveled to the west coast to make …

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Climbur Issue #63

Talk.co – Simple, powerful chat for teams. Livefyre – Integrated social content for websites, mobile apps and ads. JamCam – Record video on your mobile with music. UpCounsel – Easily engage quality legal help for your business. Vessel – Test anything and everything within your app. – In network effect businesses, the larger the network, the more powerful the service. …

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Climbur Issue #62

HelloFresh – Healthy recipes and ingredients shipped to your door to make in under 30 minutes. Peerby – Borrow things you need from people in your neighborhood. Love Home Swap – Swap or rent homes from people like you. ShopLocket – The fastest way to take payment info and charge later. ResearchGate – Social science. – The majority of our …

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Climbur Issue #61

HireArt - A software-automated employment agency. Nara - Find restaurants and hotels you’ll love anywhere. Gigya - A connected consumer management platform. Bottica - The world’s luxury bazaar of fashion accessories. Canary -  An iPhone calendar app. – LinkedIn: Don’t send InMails. You can figure out almost anyone’s email address by guessing the variations and trying them out on a program like verify-email.org. We started …

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Climbur Issue #60

StrongLoop – An API tier for connecting enterprise data to devices and browsers. dotCloud – Deploy, manage and scale any web app. SwiftKey – Faster, easier, more accurate typing for tablets and phones. Whitetruffle – Matching tech talent with the best startup jobs. younity – Your personal cloud (without syncing). Lively – Lively provides older adults with a secure and …

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