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May 5, 2009

Disqus Brings Discussions Online

Disqus is a privately owned company that provides online discussion forums to its users. The company’s name, disqus is actually pronounced “discuss” and provides a network solely for the purpose of online discussions and comments. What is so unique about Disqus is that its service can be used in almost all the major social networks ...read more »


May 5, 2009

A Revolution In Email Management: Xobni Makes Email Management Easy

Xobni is a growing privately owned company which is based in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2006.  The company offers innovative software that allows users to easily manage emails.  The uniqueness of the company starts with its name, Xobni is actually inbox spelled ...read more »


April 30, 2009

Drop.io Provides Secure Easy-To-Use Private File Sharing Service

Drop.io is an innovative network that allows users to privately share information and chat with a secured access that is easy to use and can also be accessed on Twitter, Our Blog, and FaceBook.  Drop,io is a privately owned company that is based in New York City and is founded in 2007 ...read more »


April 30, 2009

FriendFeed: A Growing Social Media Company that is Outgrowing Twitter

FriendFeed is a privately owned corporation which employs two people and is based in Mountain View, California.  The company provides a service that allows users to keep web pages with photos, and music files that the user can share with friends and relatives online ...read more »


April 30, 2009

Social Media Takes Advertising to the Social Networks

Social Media is a privately owned corporation that is one of the first companies to advertise exclusively on social media networks.   The company is based in Mill Valley, California and was founded in 2007.  Social Media’s goal is to get rid of the conventional social media ...read more »


April 28, 2009

Revolution in Internet Advertising: Glam Media Leads the Way

Since its inception, Glam Media has been revolutionizing the vertical media network with its unique way of how its new media model links advertisers with targeted audiences.  Glam operates with the use of several websites, Glam.com, Brash.com, and GlamTV.  Just recently, Glam launched its new Tinker.com, which is a micro blogger that can be used to find, follow, ...read more »


April 28, 2009

Planitax Is Turning into a Leading Corporate Tax Software Company

Planitax is a privately owned corporation that is becoming a leading provider of a corporate tax software.   The software that Planitax has created is a SaaS or Software as a Service, which allows the tax departments of businesses to manage the data needed for filing the taxes without the cost of hiring auditors and staff to deal with this ...read more »


April 28, 2009

TargetRx Is Breaking the Market for Online Perscriptions

TargetRx was founded in 1999 and is a privately owned corporation that provides pharmaceutical and biotech companies insight into the real drivers of choice of their brands and the adoption of their brands.  TargetRx offers a whole variety of solutions that can market these companies’ products until patents of these drugs expire.   The approach that TargetRx uses is in ...read more »


April 27, 2009

Wetpaint, An Internet Company Coming Out of an Individual’s Battle With Cancer

Wetpaint is a service which is able to power websites that are aimed for collaborative thinking.  The unique thing about Wetpaint is that it allows anyone, especially people who do not have any computer or internet skills, to create websites for those and by those that share a given interest.  What is the most interesting thing about Wetpaint is that the ...read more »


April 13, 2009

Even in Private Beta, Company Stores and Shares Files with Ease

On March 11, 2008 Dropbox launched its private beta testing offering an innovative online system that helps users share and store files online.  Currently, Dropbox offers web storage space to Omnidrive and Box.net.  And, new users can also sign up for a beta test version though Getdropbox.com,  Dropbox is compatible for Mac, Windows, Fedora and Ubuntu interfaces ...read more »


April 13, 2009

Sigh of Relief: Pay-for-Click Campaigns are Now Easier to Manage

Commonly referred to as T202, Tracking 202 Inc. is a free Affiliate Marketing Analytics company primarily driven through Pay-Per-Click.  Tracking202 allows affiliate marketers to monitor, track and calculate Pay-Per-Click accounts and campaigns easily.  Users are able to manage multiple PPC campaigns through real-time tracking with automated trackers, profit calculations and real-time graphing ...read more »


April 10, 2009

Whos your Daddy? Online Genealogy Service Offers DNA Testing

Based in New York City, New York, Familybuilder is an internet software company that helps users locate and build their family trees.   According to FamilyBuilder, its feature product, Family Tree, is the only service available that combines a family tree building service across the internet and social ...read more »


April 10, 2009

Zimride Makes it Easier to Have Green Rides

An internet carpool community, Zimride gives users a way to find or make a carpool reduce carbon emissions and save money.  By combining social networks and route-matching service, Zimride makes it easy to catch a ride or share a ride with fellow passengers to virtually any ...read more »


April 7, 2009

Oodle Gets New Friends at FaceBook

Oodle, the second largest online classified service with websites in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, reaches over .5 million new users monthly through over 80,000 unique internet sites. With a mission to improve online classified, Oodle offers a free pay-for-performance business plan across the Web. ...read more »


April 6, 2009

Mint.com Sets Speed Record in Meeting 1 Millionth Milestone

Mint.com is a patent-pending technology that identifies and categorizes users purchases whether through bank, credit card brokerage or retirement account. Touted as a free and easy to use online personal finance system, users can create anonymous Mint Accounts to track bank, home loan, credit card and investment accounts.  Plus, Mint.com gives users the ability to reduce debt, securely categorize expenses ...read more »


April 3, 2009

Visible Measures Plans for Increased Growth

Visible Measures, Inc. recently announced additional venture capital funding from its latest Series C Round of venture financing.  Visible Measures offers a unique internet video tracking system used by internet publishers and advertisers.  A third party measurement firm, Visible Measures follows and gathers data on video interactions.  When a viewer plays, pauses, repeats ...read more »


April 3, 2009

Consumer Internet Company Attains 1,800% Growth

Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Justin.tv is a leading, web-based video site that operates in real-time.  With more than 41 million visitors each month and 1 million registered users, Justin.tv allows users to broadcast, interact with and watch live video.  With a total of 428,000 channels, users are able to create video connections globally through the web in real time ...read more »


April 2, 2009

Meebo Hits Users With Friendly Advertising

Meebo, a social media company was founded September 2005 to provide communication services via the Web.  Originally a website, Meebo is now a sophisticated IM platform.  Meebo allows real time social interactions through web partner sites as well as group chat and instant messaging capabilities.  Users are able to instantly share content and communicate real-time with their friends ...read more »


March 31, 2009

Global Ad Leader OpenX Launches New Beta Product with Venture Capital Funds

Originally based in London, OpenX is an internet advertising and marketing corporation that provides the advertising community with top-of-the-line ad serving software free of charge.  Previously operating under the name Openads, OpenX is a leading global provider of ad services for web publishers.  OpenX changed its name in 2008 ...read more »


March 23, 2009

Vimeo Upseats Youtube in Traffic?

As a fast-growing consumer internet company, Vimeo,LLC provides internet services in the photo, video, and music markets.  Launched in 2004, Vimeo provides a free internet video hosting platform under its parent company IAC (InterActiveCorporation) ...read more »


March 16, 2009

Ning Get Some Zing

Formerly known as 24 Hour Laundry, Ning was co-founded by entrepreneur Marc Andreessen and Gina Bianchini in October 2004.   Today, Ning offers a social networking platform (Your Own Social Network for Anything) with features that the user can customize independently, allowing both individuals and groups the freedom ...read more »


March 16, 2009

MarketTools, Inc. Launches Advancements in Web Offering

Market research pioneer, MarketTools, Inc. recently announced the re-launch of its fully integrated platform MarketTools.com.  Founded in 1997, MarketTools, Inc. is a leader in primary market research offering clients a variety of innovative survey platforms and global test panels that help businesses fully study and target their business efforts ...read more »


March 16, 2009

Agricultural & Construction Equipment Web Auctions Reach Gross Sales of $377 Million

A privately held corporation, IronPlanet specializes in the sale of used agricultural and construction equipment via online auction.  Founded in 1999, IronPlanet gives buyers and sellers around the globe the opportunity to purchase used equipment through its website and on-line auctions. From air compressors to welders, buyers can search and preview specific equipment through IronPlanet.com ...read more »


March 16, 2009

Now, Everyone Can Share with ShareThis

With all of the complex on-line communications occurring worldwide, one recent startup company has found a way to simplify.  ShareThis, a privately owned, consumer internet company markets a universal sharing platform that makes it easy to access and share all profiles, blogs, friends and contacts throughout the web.  According to ShareThis, the ShareThis button has been ...read more »


March 16, 2009

Gamer Market No Longer Illusive

A privately held leader in the business internet industry, Double Fusion provides in-game advertising and marketing solutions globally. Recently, Double Fusion listed double-digit revenue growth at the end of 2008 directly related to the record-breaking sales year of the gaming ...read more »


March 14, 2009

Kayak.com Leading The Travel Search Engine Market

Founded in 2004, Kayak.com is a travel search engine that can search travel information and refer travelers travelers to online travel and booking agencies. Kayak can search more than 140 different sites at the same time. The company’s website provides the user with easy information and allows the user to reserve hotels, book flights and cruises, or ...read more »


March 13, 2009

Dapper Develops Innovative Contextual Ad Technology

Dapper was founded in October of 2006 and is a US based company which develops ad software that generates advertising relevant to a publisher’s website. Dapper ads technology can automatically pull inventory data from advertisers' sites, and incorporate it in publishers' sites ...read more »


March 11, 2009

AdBrite Working To Be The Internet’s Ad Marketplace

AdBrite was founded in 2002 and advertises itself as “the Internet’s Ad Marketplace.” Based in San Francisco the company provides a website to buy and sell advertising online and gives advertisers the opportunity to have more control than on other advertising network. AdBrite’s website provides a whole variety of innovative formats for users to choose from ...read more »


March 10, 2009

The Social Video Market Is Becoming More Competitive For Metacafe

Founded in 2003, Metacafe has become the world’s largest social video network, until Youtube came on the horizon. Youtube soon overshadowed Metacafe’s success. Metacafe mainly specializes in short-form original content from new emerging artists to some of the greatest Hollywood celebrities. Metacafe started the evolution of online video entertainment ...read more »


March 1, 2009

Founded in 2006, Twitter Does Not Stop Growing.

The amazing company Twitter seems like it can do everything. Twitter is announcing its new start-up, Twt.fm. Twt.fm is the latest in streaming technology. In the beginning, it seems like one could tweet almost anything, videos, images and now music. Twt.fm basically allows you to type in an artist, track, and your Twitter user name. That’s all you need to do. It is that simple. ...read more »


February 11, 2009

Tagged.com is a Rapidly Growing Social Network with Great Promise

The teen-youth aimed social network, Tagged.com is rapidly growing as one of the largest teen social networking sites on the internet. The amazing growth of Tagged can be judged by its revenue. In 2006 Tagged received $7 million in venture capital. With a growing tech-savvy teen and youth society, Tagged is growing in the market aimed at the 13-19 year-old market. Why is Tagged growing so rapidly? ...read more »

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