Infographic: Why Do People Write Online Reviews?

If you don’t think online reviews are a big deal… just take a look at our client, Angie’s List, now a public company strictly based on a massive, high quality database of trusted reviews. And the fact that they don’t allow anonymous reviews or reviews by non-paying members keeps the trolls and cheaters out for an incredible experience. Their customers love them… just ask them. Lately, it seems as though more and more consumers are flocking to online review sites, … Continue reading


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Video Services Provider Ooyala Lands $35M From Australian Telco Giant Telstra To Go Big Overseas

screen-shot-2012-01-18-at-2-59-53-amBack in 2007, Bismarck and Belsasar Lepe and Sean Knapp left Google with aspirations to revolutionize in-video advertising. Ooyala didn’t quite revolutionize advertising, but it has found more than a little success in what has become a very crowded market. The company’s video player now delivers cross-device content to over 6,000 domains, reaching nearly 200 million viewers, and the company claims that one in four Americans watch Ooyala-powered video each month.

With its footprint in the states gaining traction, the company is announcing today that it is taking on a big new chunk of capital to expand its reach overseas. Ooyala’s new $35 million round — its fifth to date — is led by Telestra Applications and Ventures Group, the investment arm of Australia’s telecom giant, Telestra. Previous investors Sierra Ventures, Rembrandt Venture Partners, and CID Group also participated, along with several other strategic investors.

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SocialBridge: Online Collaboration Suite for Agencies

Be it brainstorming strategy; managing, organizing or sharing marketing campaign; executing projects; or simply connecting to people across the chain, collaboration is the name of the game. What better way to let each individual self-serve the files, documents, or other crucial information they require without having to run to a central console or depend on others to forward the information? SocialBridge allows setting up of customizable online cloud-based communities for each project or specific need, with databases and forms, and … Continue reading


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