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Wistia Intro

Posted on: June 14th, 2013 by benegourmet
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Wistia vs Youtube – Is It Worth Paying?


Youtube is great for blog videos, but if you are doing a sales funnel then check out Wistia.  Wistia allows you to stream videos from the cloud on any device.  In addition, it provides great analytics about your video and will allow you to track and tag your audience by behavior.

To learn more, read these articles.

Collect email subscribers via your videos with Wistia – Campaign

http://www.campaignmonitor.comTue, 26 Feb 2013 06:47:42 GMT

If you regularly publish video content and want to ensure it’s as rewarding as possible to both you and your viewers, then Turnstile, Wistia’s new email capture with Campaign Monitor integration, is one to watch. If you haven’t 

Wistia Versus YouTube Video Player?

http://www.superfastbusiness.comThu, 05 Jul 2012 03:56:22 GMT

Make sure to choose the right Video encoding and playing tool for getting optimum marketing results.

Vimeo is No Competition for Boston Startup Wistia | BostInno

http://bostinno.streetwise.coTue, 02 Mar 2010 22:03:52 GMT

caption] Earlier today, Mashable announced Vimeo’s new statistics feature for their paying users, Vimeo Plus…


Read This Blog

Posted on: June 5th, 2013 by benegourmet
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Practical Ecommerce – A Great Resource For Anyone Selling Online

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If you are selling online, you should checkout Practical Ecommerce.  This blog is a great resource for any online entrepreneur.

Here are some articles from PE:

11 Sites with Great Search | Practical eCommerce

http://www.practicalecommerce.comMon, 20 May 2013 18:56:59 GMT

oSkope is an intuitive visual search assistant that lets you browse and organize items from ecommerce sites, such as Amazon and Ebay. Select a store and refine your search with sub-categories and keywords. Thumbnails

How to Choose Colors for your Ecommerce Site | Practical

http://www.practicalecommerce.comWed, 10 Apr 2013 03:27:09 GMT

I often ask ecommerce business owners about the color choices for their stores. Most of the answers are similar to “I like these colors and thought they would look nice,” or “My designer came up with it.” If that is how you pick

5 Simple Ways to Make Great Product Videos | Practical eCommerce

http://www.practicalecommerce.comWed, 01 May 2013 22:43:24 GMT

Online retailers interested in learning more about video for Ecommerce might find value in the blog we’ve been running on the topic for the past four years – : ) Cheers, Mike Inside Practical eCommerce

Is The Chromebook A Solution For You?

Posted on: June 3rd, 2013 by benegourmet
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Are Chromebooks Any Good?

chromebookYes, I have a Chromebook.

Is it a replacement for my desktop or labtop, NO.  

It is great for a extra tablet or travel computer, YES.

Read on…

Google Chromebook Pixel Review – HotHardware

http://hothardware.comWed, 29 May 2013 09:30:20 GMT

Google’s Chromebook Pixel is a marvel. It’s unlike any other notebook on the market, it’s built like a tank, it’s wildly quick, and it doesn’t run either of the two major operating systems. In fact, it runs little more than a browser.

Google Chromebooks Make Asia Debut in Singapore and Malaysia

http://www.techinasia.comTue, 28 May 2013 07:05:21 GMT

Chromebooks have only launched in 11 countries so far, and today’s dual launches mark the Asia debut for these gadgets and Chrome OS.

Living With a Chromebook: Can You Live With Just a Chrome

http://www.howtogeek.comSun, 28 Apr 2013 10:40:14 GMT

Chromebooks are becoming more popular, with Samsung’s $249 Chromebook garnering solid reviews and decent sales. But a Chromebook still seems a bit scary — how do you live with just a Chrome browser? Is that really


Lead Pages – Check It Out

Posted on: May 29th, 2013 by benegourmet
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Lead Pages – Quick, Effective Landing Pages

If you are looking for a simple way to create high converting squeeze pages, check out Lead Pages.

LeadPages – The Easiest Way To Make a High Converting Landing

http://www.johnchow.comFri, 17 May 2013 17:26:53 GMT

his is by far the easiest way to create a squeeze page, landing page, sales page, email capture page, etc. With Lead Pages, you can have a page up and running and less than five minutes.

Lead Player and Lead Pages interview with Clay Collins | SEO

http://www.imsuperstarsniper.comTue, 14 May 2013 14:01:16 GMT

Lead Player and Lead Pages interview with Clay Collins. admin on 14 May, 2013. how-to-get-email-opt-ins-from-your-readers-without-being-a-jerk-with-clay-collins. 0 Lead Player and Lead Pages interview with Clay Collins

What’s New With LeadPages? Clay Collins and James Schramko

http://www.superfastbusiness.comThu, 04 Apr 2013 10:44:50 GMT

Clay Collins shares his take on what’s new with LeadPages and why it’s so popular today.


Do you know about App Sumo?

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013 by benegourmet
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Have you hear of App Sumo?

App Sumo is an online deal site for entrepreneurs.  The products are great, and the write killer copy.

Check out these articles on App Sumo.

Noah Kagan pushes entrepreneurs to focus on self-improvement – Silicon Prairie News<Sat, 11 May 2013 00:17:41 GMT

Noah Kagan pushes entrepreneurs to focus on self-improvementSilicon Prairie NewsNoah Kagan is founder and chief sumo at, a deals website of products for entrepreneurs. Before AppSumo, Noah founded Gambit, a payment engine for virtual game …

Noah Kagan’s AppSumo Networking Tips #techdrinkup

Noah and Neville share some tips and secrets about networking and building relationships in the tech community. #techdrinkup is a monthly party for founders,…

6 important lessons from this year’s Growth Hacker Conference – VentureBeat<Fri, 10 May 2013 19:27:02 GMT

6 important lessons from this year’s Growth Hacker ConferenceVentureBeatNoah Kagan of AppSumo challenged the audience to figure out ways to validate businesses like Square and AirBnB in under 48 hours. After a lively conversation with seat neighbors, …


Prezi – Does It Replace Powerpoint?

Posted on: May 20th, 2013 by benegourmet
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What is Prezi?  

Prezi is software platform that creates presentations using a single canvas, rather than on multiple slides like Powerpoint.

It looks great.  The only problem: I don’t know how to use the software.  It is pretty specialized. :)

Check out these articles on Prezi.

How to use prezi and WIN

http://www.slideshare.netWed Dec 08 08:45:43 -0600 2010

10 top tips to make a great presentation with Prezi zooming presentation software.


Emaze Raises $800K For The Presentation Sweet Spot Between PowerPoint And Prezi by @roi

Mon, 20 May 2013 15:00:16 +0000

Life After PowerPoint: Prezi Zooms Ahead in Digital Storytelling

http://www.xconomy.comFri, 10 May 2013 10:30:38 GMT

Not every speech is improved by visual aids. Abraham Lincoln made do without PowerPoint at Gettysburg (though wags have tried to reimagine that), and Frank.


Google Glass…

Posted on: May 14th, 2013 by benegourmet
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Google Glasses – Freaky or Cool?

Google Glass (styled as “Google GLΛSS”) is a wearable computer with a head-mounted display (HMD) that is being developed by Google in the Project Glass research and development project,[7] with the mission of producing a mass-market ubiquitous computer.[1] Google Glass displays information in a smartphone-like hands-free format,[8] that can interact with the Internet via natural language voice commands.[9][10] 

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Here’s my take on these.  Cool experiment, but kinda weird. I won’t say “no,” but I’m not rushing out to get Google Glass.


Google Glass review (Explorer Edition) – Engadget

http://www.engadget.comTue, 30 Apr 2013 19:44:00 GMT

Stand in a line of people in just about any major metropolitan area in the world and you’ll see the same thing: slouched shoulders and down-turned faces.

Would You Want a Pair of Google’s Computer Glasses? – New York

http://learning.blogs.nytimes.comWed, 08 May 2013 09:00:52 GMT

Do you think smart glasses take technology too far? Will they invade our privacy when people can so easily shoot videos or record conversations secretly? Will they distract drivers – or students in the classroom?

Larry Page Says Google Glass Runs On Android | TechCrunch

http://techcrunch.comThu, 18 Apr 2013 21:43:27 GMT

Google’s CEO Larry Page revealed something during today’s earnings call that his company doesn’t seem to have actually spelled out before: Goog..

What Online Shopping Cart To Buy…?

Posted on: May 8th, 2013 by benegourmet
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Q: What is the best online shopping cart?

A: Depends! 

You must ask yourself some of the following questions:

  1. How many transactions do you do?
  2. What is the average dollar value of the transactions?
  3. Will you do rebills?
  4. Will you do upsells?
  5. Do you need an autoresponder integrated with your cart?
  6. How are you going to deliver your product or service?

This is only the tip of the iceburg…

A Well Designed Shopping Cart Leads To A Higher Conversion

http://blog.guydumais.comWed, 13 Feb 2013 02:52:23 GMT

The SHOPPING CART is a key component to a successful online business. A good shopping cart design should be highly secure, very user-friendly and really in.

PayPal Streamlines Online Shopping – Motley Fool, 03 May 2013 00:00:53 GMT

PayPal Streamlines Online ShoppingMotley FoolSellers stand to benefit from a more streamlined online checkout experience, which is likely to improve shopping cart abandonment rates. This is especially true for mobile devices, where filling in require …

Designing & Customizing your Online Store Shopping Cart

Describes the Fortune3 ecommerce software design options and its high flexibility for web designers. Customization of the shopping cart is simple and easy. C…

Facebook – Laser Scope On Your Customers

Posted on: May 8th, 2013 by benegourmet
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Facebook is a great way to connect with your target market.  

Why?  Because the demographic targeting is insane!

Read on…

Facebook Ads and Beyond, What Marketers Need to Know | Social

http://www.socialmediaexaminer.comFri, 03 May 2013 10:00:26 GMT

Social media marketing podcast 39, in this episode Jon Loomer shares what efficient Facebook targeting means for marketers and the metrics involved.

How to Get Cheap Facebook Ads

Visit for more info. The power behind Facebook advertising and Facebook ads lies in the fact that Facebook has a massive amount of …

Liberal groups slam political ads tied to Facebook CEO – USA Today – USA TODAY, 07 May 2013 17:21:13 GMT

TPMLiberal groups slam political ads tied to Facebook CEO – USA TodayUSA TODAYWASHINGTON – A coalition of liberal and environmental groups announced Tuesday that members would stop advertising on Facebook for two weeks to object to the “cynical adver …

Social Media For Lead Generation

Posted on: May 7th, 2013 by benegourmet
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Q: How do you generate an ROI from social media?  

A:  The easiest way is to drive traffic to a squeeze page for lead generation.

Check out this cool slide share on social media lead generation.

How to Use Social Media for Lead Generation

http://www.slideshare.netThu Jul 09 10:24:22 -0500 2009

Learn how to harness the power of social media – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other networking sites – to get found by more prospects and generate sales leads for your business. Social media can be a powerful channel to attract website visitors and leads while building thought leadership for your company.