Recount Media

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Eighteen months ago, I had breakfast with John Heilemann and he told me that his world, political media, was challenged in the shift from linear television (ie cable news) to real-time mobile (ie Twitter). Their company is called Recount Media and it has stayed largely under the radar for the last ten months as they built the team and started producing news content that promises “no b t, no bad faith, in five minutes or less.”.

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Next Media Accelerator on How Hamburg Helps Startups Gain Momentum

GAN

Hamburg prides itself as “The Gate to the World” and is home to all branches of the economy, ranging from aviation to maritime and logistics, as well as the creative and media industry. ” Hamburg provides a strong infrastructure in logistics and commerce, as well as media. The Media Sector and NMA—Both Going Strong. It is now home to numerous prestigious offices of global players in the digital media industry. Hamburg is Germany’s second-largest city with 1.8

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Social Media and Thought Leadership for Founders

This is going to be BIG.

Just the immediate priorities seem to take up more than one person’s potential working hours—so it’s no surprise that when it comes to something like social media, many founders have trouble making it a priority. Some founders get more press, get speaking opportunities or have an easier time fundraising thanks to leads that started with social media. The Base Layer The very basic level of participation on social media isn’t posting—it’s listening.

6 Ways to Sell Your Business on Social Media

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

If you’re anything like the average millennial, you might be checking your social media feeds as often as 150 times per day. With a little bit of social media savvy and your own smartphone, you can sell more products and reach a wider audience of potential customers.

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Half Lives. Social Media. And Snapchat Stories.

Both Sides of the Table

I’ve been online for nearly 30 years (yes, there was CompuServe and Prodigy before the www), blogging for 10 and using social media tools since the earliest days. Snapchat is biggest innovation in media right now and the biggest innovator in product design from a user perspective.

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The Value of Media Literacy Education

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

But given all these imperfections in the media landscape, how do we encourage good daily habits? The answer is media literacy education. This type of disillusionment can widen societal divisions and amplify the very echo chamber effect that media literacy should combat.

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The Importance of Local Media to Boost Startups in Rising Cities

Revolution

In recent weeks, several major media organizations, including Verizon (Huffington Post, Yahoo, AOL), Buzzfeed and Gannett, the owners of more than 120 local media organizations across the country, announced thousands of newsroom layoffs in an attempt to reduce costs.

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Quickly Unpacking Spotify’s Acquisition Of Gimlet Media

Haystack

As I was scrolling through Twitter today and saw the rumors around Gimlet, the podcast media company, being acquired by Spotify for $200M in cash, I knew I had to stop, write this post, and share some thoughts on what’s going on. 5/ Underlying RSS Technology Not Optimal For 21st Century Media. I’ve been traveling all week, digging out of email, and closing two deals and — hence — have been pretty quiet online.

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From Agency to Enterprise Software: The Evolution of Buddy Media

This is going to be BIG.

The other day I wrote a post about the lack of Enterprise Software disruption coming out of NYC —and a lot of people responded that I wasn’t citing Buddy Media. Buddy Media can build an application and drive 1 million users in just a few months. Social Media Software.

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The Social Media Triangle

Continuations

The classic example is the idea that in manufacturing you can have any two, but not all three from fast, cheap, good. (*) Much of the current debate about social media and how to regulate it is people shouting loudly past each other because they are pursuing different objectives in what I believe is a social media triangle: Freedom: there isn’t a central authority that can exert power over individual expression or appropriate rents generated by contributors to the system.

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Why The Media Has Been Wrong About YouTube Networks

Both Sides of the Table

For much of 2013 I watched the press write articles about how the YouTube “MCNs” (multi-channel networks) were doomed and tried to square that with the data I was watching at the one I invested in, Maker Studios, who has had one hell of a year.

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Solving for Banner Blindness. Solve Media.

Both Sides of the Table

Solve Media is that. In the early days of the Internet as an advertising medium the industry organized to create “standard ad units&# for which most media companies would sell their inventory. Solve Media offers a middle ground that they believe solves the problem.

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Solve Media: Advertising that Makes Sense

This is going to be BIG.

A day or two after I joined First Round , back in October, I ran into Ari Jacoby at the Ace Hotel. I had just finished reading “ Why Don't Students Like School: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom.”

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What You Could Learn from @John About Teens and Social Media

Both Sides of the Table

He explained to me that especially for young girls social media apps are really intimidating because increasingly teens are judged by the number of followers they have or by the number of people who like their photos on Instagram. When most people think of John Shahidi two words come to mind.

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An Investor’s Personal Social Media Tech Stack: In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 followers

David Teten - VC

Gordon Platt, President, Gotham Media , observes, “You may meet people on-line, but when’s the last time you really made a long-term, financially meaningful commitment exclusively as the result of a virtual interaction?” I’ve listed below my current social media toolkit. I typically publish essays in a major media venue, and then cross-post it on my blog. I can only do so much unpaid work for the social media companies.

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The Importance of Combating Misinformation in Our Daily Activities Through Media Literacy

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

I know it’s hard work, but I am determined to keep fighting against misinformation in my work through media literacy, just to minimize as much as possible the negative impact it could have on me personally as well as on my everyday activities. By Japhé Mercier.

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The Parent Trap: A Response to Bill Keller (@nytkeller) on Twitter and Social Media

This is going to be BIG.

The New York Times' Executive Editor, Bill Keller, wrote a piece for New York Magazine entitled " The Twitter Trap " in which he laments the pandora’s box of continuously connected social media he has just opened for his 13 year old daughter by allowing her to have a Facebook account. Farmville being an acception, of course--but that's not really "social media", even though you play it on Facebook.

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What Media Execs Missed about YouTube Stars

Both Sides of the Table

Fred Rogers was an ordained minister, an expert on childhood development and a lifelong Republican who fought for funding for public television to reach American children and help them develop alternative narratives to the emerging media onslaught around them.

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Connecting community to citizen: How local news outlets can build community and save national media

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

With so many news sources and voices speaking over one another, it is difficult to clear your mind long enough to evaluate the quality of a media piece. A false representation of a candidate may be created and promoted by an opponent through social media and television campaigns.

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Taylor Harrington Takes Us on Seth Godin’s Social Media Journey

Smart Hustle Magazine

However, Seth Godin doesn’t have much of a social media presence. What social networking activity he does has seemed to be mostly automated, reposting directly from his blog, and there wasn’t much custom content for social media platforms. The Social Media Journey.

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Media Relations

This is going to be BIG.

In the startup world, getting the right kind of attention is critical to success. No matter how good your product is, you're always going to have to depend on someone else to tell your story--especially early on. That makes journalists a critical group to build a relationship with as an entrepreneur or even a VC. Navigating these relationships, however, can be a difficult

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5 Reasons Why Your Small Biz Needs Media Attention

Smart Hustle Magazine

Have you ever thought about using media attention as part of your marketing strategy ? Having an independent media source highlight your business can be invaluable. Print, radio, and TV media attention has many benefits, here are 5 you simply can’t afford to pass up: 5.

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The Power of Torso TV (Why Media is Racing to the Middle)

Both Sides of the Table

It was especially influential in my mind in thinking about media. At the simplest level you can think about markets in terms of the number of times media is consumed and/or purchased by people plotted against the total number of content of that media type that is available. This was how companies who produced media became big before the Internet. There were no physical forms to store the media – VHS, DVDs then DVRs have obviously changed this.

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Want to Know How to Better Partner With, Raise Money From or Be Acquired by a Big Media Company?

Both Sides of the Table

In case you don’t know, they are one of the biggest media companies in the world. He also covered how “traditional media companies” think about the future and how they view disruption. Do you feel protected from new media?

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[Kenna Security in GlobeNewswire] Kenna Security Selected as 2020 SC Media Industry Innovator

OurCrowd

Kenna Security, the enterprise leader in risk-based vulnerability management, announced that it has been recognized as an Industry Innovator in the Security Infrastructure category as part of the 2020 SC Media Reboot special coverage.

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[OurCrowd in the Media Line] Global Tech Gurus Converge on Jerusalem for OurCrowd Investor Summit

OurCrowd

The post [OurCrowd in the Media Line] Global Tech Gurus Converge on Jerusalem for OurCrowd Investor Summit appeared first on OurCrowd.

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Media Secrets from a Publicity Guinness Record Setter

Smart Hustle Magazine

So, with a wealth of industry know-how, he started a media training business. Jess helps train people on how to get media attention and then what to do with it once they get it! Ramon points out that the goal of media attention and publicity is not to get a direct lead.

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No Limits: Looking Back with GSEA Finalist Carlos Rivas

Entrepreneurs' Organization

I have also started with my partner from Los Angeles the company 360 Media Studios , a multimedia company. Entrepreneurial Journey 360 Media Studios Carlos Rivas el salvador gsea Kadevjo Studio

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Growing as a Couple and a Startup

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Lionel Felix, founder of Felix Media Solutions and a member of EO Austin. . Our company, Felix Media Solutions, landed a spot on the 2019 Inc.

NewsGuard: Fighting misinformation with Nutrition Labels for news

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

When you see a headline in a social media post or search result, do you know who’s behind the article or whether they have an agenda? NewsGuard’s icons show up in search results and social media feeds, next to URLs of websites rated by NewsGuard analysts.

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Can You Afford a Marketing Team?

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Social Media Manager: $37,000–$81,000. BUSINESS GROWTH PR/MARKETING in-house marketing jackie carrillo Jackie Roberson marketing social mediaWritten by Jackie Carrillo, a content coordinator and contributor who writes on technology, marketing, business management and education. .

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[Portfolio companies in Entrepreneur India] The Start-up Nation’s Hottest New Sectors for India: Ad and Media-tech

OurCrowd

The closely related sector of media-tech is again a strong area of innovation in Israel. The post [Portfolio companies in Entrepreneur India] The Start-up Nation’s Hottest New Sectors for India: Ad and Media-tech appeared first on OurCrowd.

Instagram influencer marketing strategies -10 ways to drive sales for ecommerce

Startup Grind

Social media has become an integral part of people's daily routines, we are addicted to it logging in and checking our feeds and getting likes on social platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. eCommerce Instagram Social Media

Harvest your social media contacts

Berkonomics

You may not know that you have access to many “free” sources of social media contacts to help you in your marketing effort. The first semi–secret source is your LinkedIn contact list.

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Here’s What The @NYTimes Should Teach Its Writers About Social Media

Both Sides of the Table

So it’s a disappointment to me that these esteemed journalists haven’t adapted to the modern media – to social media. But he hasn’t figured out that media is now two way. NYT Learn How to Use Social Media. Not everybody likes the NY Times.

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Social Media is a Boon to Startups Who Do It Right

Gust

If your startup can’t be bothered with social media, or has no plan to take advantage of it, then you are definitely at risk these days. They also identify clearly the five key social media mistakes that I often see, along the following lines: 1. Not having a social media policy.

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Ryan Holmes: Tapping Social Media to Predict the Next Big Thing

WSJ - The Accelerators

But as I found while bringing my standing desk idea to life this year, an integrated approach that also incorporates newer social media tools may be the best way to tell whether you’ve got a winner on your hands. The social media advantage.

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