The employees over at DoubleDutch clearly sympathize with the rest of the enterprise sales world. Coffee is 4 Closers is a blog that uses animated GIFs to tell the stories that us sales people are faced with each day in the office or on the phone. The blog launched earlier this month and drops a new GIF each day.
Loggly, a startup known for their mascot Hoover, works with companies like Intuit, Airbnb, and BBC track their application logs, has announced that it has raised $5.7 million in a new round of funding.
New Relic has launched the industry's first Application Speed Index to its SaaS application performance management (APM) tool, allowing organizations to compare their application performance to that of their peers in real-time, based on real user data. This new feature comes an Application Speed Index Leaderboard, a living infographic that tracks the fastest applications and industries using New Relic.
The Cloud Sector continues to grow, with this list as evidence. In May 2012, we tracked 4 companies that received funding to further execute and expand their businesses. Marketing Automation, On-Site Search, Cloud Monitoring, and Customer Success are represented here. Learn more about these companies, their capital backing and how they plan to use the funds to push their success to the next level.
As the economy improves, more and more companies are hiring. We're seeing a big push in the technology space, as the bubble grows. Recruiting firms are popping up in markets around the country looking to capitalize on the high demand for qualified talent. For large enterprises that can afford recruiters, its business as usual, for smaller companies and start ups, cash is harder to come by and recruiters may not be the option. These 5 companies provide easy-to-use solutions for small to mid-sized enterprises looking to hired the best talent for their buck.
There is a great article posted today on Mashable.com that details a few tips for building loyal customers that refer more business at the very least, or best, promote your services and brand on their own. The best example of a company that has built a loyal base of customer evangelists is Apple. Create great products and position them in a way that benefits the customer post sale is the basis for creating this type of movement.
There is a high probability that you now watch movies and TV shows via the web, using services like Hulu and Netflix. When was the last time you purchased or rented a DVD? 2012 will be there year that online video will surpass alternative legacy channels. This infographic from onlinedregees.com goes into further detail.
If you missed Ad:Tech this week in San Francisco, you missed an excellent discussion, presentation, and debate around the topic everyone loves.... Google VS. Facebook. Not to worry, we have the presentation here for you.
Here's an infographic by Online MBA, that breaks down the demographics, including education level, income, age and gender of social media users, along with other miscellaneous facts.
Work as a social media expert for an up-and-coming company or one that is fully established? Social Media related roles are so new, proper credentials and schooling are created in real-time, causing traditional marketers to take a second look at their careers. Obviously there is a younger generation that understands these channels knows how to leverage them effectively for brand awareness and lead generation, but what does a typical salary for these growing expert positions look like?