Bedrocket Takes Stake in YouTube Channel 'What's Trending' -
Digital Hollywood Content Summit participant, Bedrocket Media Ventures, an Internet media firm and YouTube multichannel network operator, has taken a seven-figure investment in What’s Trending, a YouTube channel whose daily talkshow that generates more than 2 million views per month.
What’s Trending airs daily on YouTube at 3 p.m. Eastern. Internet talkshow is hosted by Shira Lazar and produced by Lazar and Damon Berger.
Originally published at LKR Social Media on April 26, 2013 by guest author Houssem.
Are you thinking of starting to market your small-business using this thing called “Social Media”?
There is no need really to go into whether social media will work for your business or not, because I’m sure that you probably read a million and one articles that prove the importance of social media to businesses of all sizes.
The question to ask now isn’t whether social media is effective or not, the real question is how to make use of those social platforms to reach a wider audience and connect with it on a deeper level.
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: "I’m Going To Change Your Life Forever" -
Jerry Seinfield is back for season two of Comedians in Cars Geting Coffee. First up is funny lady, Sara Silverman.
Absolutely eat dessert first. The thing that you want to do the most, do that. (via How To Be Prolific: Guidelines For Getting It Done From Joss Whedon | Co.Create: Creativity \ Culture \ Commerce)
6 Ways To Create A Culture Of Innovation -
Every organization is designed to get the results it gets. Poor performance comes from a poorly designed organization. Superior results emerge when strategies, business models, structure, processes, technologies, tools, and reward systems fire on all cylinders in symphonic unison.Savvy leaders shape the culture of their company to drive innovation. They know that it’s culture—the values, norms, unconscious messages, and subtle behaviors of leaders and employees—that often limits performance.
Four Android App Design Guidelines You Should Break -
Some of Google’s examples are misleading to new app developers leading to awful UX.
Here are four salient examples plus four unwritten rules you should know.
A Is For API: The ABCs Of Modern Creativity, Illustrated -
What are the 26 most important words that sum up the state of modern creativity, and once you know them, how can you remember what they are? It turns out, the answers to both these questions are as easy as ABC.As in A is for API, B is for Beta, and C is for Craft.The ABCs of Contemporary Creatives is an illustrated alphabet of terms that endeavor to sum up the state of creativity at the intersection of advertising, art, and the world of digital innovation.
You should rarely follow the rules […] you should write the rules.
I think if you do follow things in a formulaic manner, you will wind up, at best, being the same as everybody else. — Tim Cook, Apple CEO (via livingthereallifeisawesome)
(Source: inc.com, via shaneguiter)
Jane Friedman: What's your digital strategy? First, get a grip. -
From Newsosaur: “Successful strategic innovation in this environment isn’t easy. It requires managers to undergo the out-of-body experience of realistically and unemotionally evaluating their businesses, even if they don’t especially like what they see. As demonstrated hour by hour in Silicon Valley, this requires tireless market reconnaissance, unflinching objective analysis, rigorous self-assessment, the disciple to challenge existing assumptions and the fortitude, if necessary, to sacrifice existing lines of business to invest in potentially better ones for the future.”
Prizeo Helps Celebs Crowdfund for a Cause -
Y Combinator graduate Prizeo puts an interesting twist on crowdfunding by selling digital raffle tickets for once-in-a-lifetime experiences with celebrities.
Party at the Biggest Social Media Day Event Ever in NYC -
If you’re in New York City on June 29th make sure to check out Mashable’s annual Social Media Day event!
On June 29, media companies Vice and Milk will join Mashable to host a massive celebration that redefines social media as we know it: The Social Media Day of Reckoning.
Mashable launched Social Media Day in 2010 as a way to recognize the digital revolution happening around the world.