ComScore Media Metrix Ranks Top-Growing Properties and Site Categories for December 2009

via ir.comscore.com comScore Top 10 Gaining Properties by Percentage Change in Unique Visitors* (U.S.) ———————————————————- December 2009 vs. November 2009 ——————————- Total U.S. – Home, Work and University Locations ———————————————— Source: comScore Media Metrix —————————– Total Unique Visitors (000) ————————— Rank by Unique Nov-09 Dec-09 % Change Visitors —— —— ——– ——– Total Internet :Continue reading “ComScore Media Metrix Ranks Top-Growing Properties and Site Categories for December 2009”

FamilyLink.com Mentioned in The Hill Op-Ed (written by Facebook’s Director of Public Policy)

Entrepreneurs have leveraged the power of platforms offered by companies like Facebook, Google and Apple to kick-start a phenomenon we call the “app economy.” In 2009, this revolution took significant strides in funding, acquisitions and job creation for an economic sector of educational and entertaining software that until several years ago did not exist. SmallContinue reading “FamilyLink.com Mentioned in The Hill Op-Ed (written by Facebook’s Director of Public Policy)”

Ancestry Subscribers Stick Around for 17 years — LOL — A Big Oops for MadMoney

Ancestry.com, which will trade under the ticker symbol ACOM, runs a subscription-based genealogy site. The company digs through billions of historical records to help subscribers name the branches on their respective family trees. While the venture may seem boring to the younger social-media set, a million people are willing to pay for the service. AndContinue reading “Ancestry Subscribers Stick Around for 17 years — LOL — A Big Oops for MadMoney”

Jim Cramer Discussed Ancestry.com on Mad Money

But why the heck would you want to buy it?… I mean the flipper guys like it… the investors like it… what are they seeing?… I will tell you what they are seeing… first of all I bet many of you would never even consider going to a website that lets you identify and searchContinue reading “Jim Cramer Discussed Ancestry.com on Mad Money”

OnDC 09: Panel on Politics and Social Media

Moderator: Peter Corbett, CEO iStrategy Labs Kevin Merritt, CEO Socrata, Inc. (A venture backed startup in Seattle that helps government agencies get data online and it social) Vijay Ravindran, was at Amazon 7 years, @catalyst, now at Washington Post Tom McInerney, Lt. General U.S. Air Force (ret.), Fox News Analyst Mike Allen, chief political correspondentContinue reading “OnDC 09: Panel on Politics and Social Media”

Liveblogging: OnDC panel, Entrepreneurs March on Washington

Moderator: Bill Schnoor, Goodwin Procter. Panelists: Henrik Fisker, CEO Fisker Automotive; Jonathan Wolfson, CEO of Solazyme; Wes Bolsen, CMO of Coskata; Andrew Perlman, GreatPoint Energy. Coskata has raised $40 million in funding. Fisker has raised nearly $200 million in equity. Solazyme and GreatPoint Energy have also raised capital. Solazyme does algae fuel. Fisker: some venturesContinue reading “Liveblogging: OnDC panel, Entrepreneurs March on Washington”

How Do You Decide How to Price Your Product? And How Do You Know If You Got It Right?

No, it was a little too expensive 8% No opinion 53% Yes, it was priced just right 14% No, it was way too expensive 9% Yes — in fact, it is worth more than I paid for it 16% via dashboard.familylink.com At FamilyLink.com, we have been selling a particular product for more than a yearContinue reading “How Do You Decide How to Price Your Product? And How Do You Know If You Got It Right?”