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Mark Cuban plus PointAbout Named Top 100 Private Companies by OnMedia

That's me with Dave Rosenbloom, Mark Cuban, and Mack McKelvey

PointAbout was recently named one of the Top 100 private companies in the world to watch in 2010 by the OnMedia conference.  We didn't realize what an honor this was until we saw some of the stats:  The average Top 100 winner has been in business for 4 years and raised $14MM in venture funding.  PointAbout is only 18 months old and we're completely self-funded.

The keynote speaker at the event was Mark Cuban, whom I enjoyed meeting (how many tech icons literally have screaming women everywhere they go?  Apparently, Mark does, because I witnessed it first-hand!).  In his keynote, he encouraged the audience to take a chance with their content:  Try keeping it out of the aggregator's robots and see if you can monetize it.  Here's the full keynote and part of the panel:

That's me with Dave Rosenbloom, Mark Cuban, and Mack McKelvey PointAbout was recently named one of the Top 100 private companies in the world to watch in 2010 by the OnMedia conference.  We didn't realize what an honor this was until we saw some of the stats:  The average Top 100 winner has been in business for 4 years and raised $14MM in venture funding.  PointAbout is only 18 months old and we're completely self-funded. The keynote speaker at the event was Mark Cuban, whom I enjoyed meeting (how many tech icons literally have screaming women everywhere they go?  Apparently, Mark does, because I witnessed it first-hand!).  In his keynote, he encouraged the audience to take a chance with their content:  Try keeping it out of the aggregator's robots and see if you can monetize it.  Here's the full keynote and part of the panel: And here's Mark on a Panel (partial recording):

Stay On Top Of What's Trending In Social Media in 2013

On Social Mediatrics

Social media and social networking are no longer in their infant stage. Since the emergence of the first social media network some two decades ago, social media has continued to evolve and offer users around the world new and meaningful ways to engage with the people, events, and brands that matter to them. Now years later, social media is still growing rapidly and has become an integral part of our daily lives. Today in 2013, social networking is truly a global phenomenon.

This infographic from Wedding Wire EDU breakdowns the latest from the top four social sites, and showcases next big six social networks you should know about.

(Infographic source: WeddingWireEDU)

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