How to use LinkedIn to size a B2C market

Problem: Having a product idea (in our case an app) that you need to get market sizing for with no budget or solid published market numbers.

Why: To ensure you have a viable business and to understand if that business will eventually be attractive to investors.

Solution: LinkedIn!!! (kinda)

I’ve recently revisited some market sizing research from last year that I’ve been itching to blog about since finishing. What i’ll be talking about in this post is really just a techy hack using LinkedIn to size a market… but a very helpful techy hack that could save you a lot of time and money 😉

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Google’s Mobile Friendly Rampage

SO it seems Google are now getting very serious about encouraging website owners to make their websites ‘Mobile Friendly’.

It used to be that mobile friendly sites were something that everyone knew they should have but had the choice of overlooking if budget, time or just plain laziness got in the way.

Not anymore… It’s time to bite the bullet because Google has made it clear that in simple terms; sites that suck on mobile won’t get ranked as high on mobile search.

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2013 Search Ranking Factors

Ever wanted to know what were the most important factors for your website search engine rankings? Check out the amazing post on MOZ.com giving some great insights into the factors that may help—or hurt—a website’s visibility in search engines. 

If you’re interested in SEO I reccomend following Rand Fishkin, a huge contributor and leading professional in the SEO community:

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Facebook & Email Strategy for Business

“Facebook is the ratification of a relationship not the creation of a relationship”.

Found this amazing talk from Jay Baer to social marketers at the 2013 Social Fresh Conference: http://socialfreshconference.com

Jay gives 17 ways to integrate facebook and email – check it out… SO GOOD.

 

Steve

This is amazing to me, being able to study him at this age, the way he conducted himself and how he managed his team. AMAZING

Why videos go viral

Some great insight from from youtube’s trend manager on why videos go viral…. I could watch ted talks all day..

Introducing the Phantom Felx

8 Hours in Brooklyn from Variable on Vimeo.

Some very cool kit – Super High Speed Video

http://engt.co/vUXjUV

Bitcoin – A Peer-to-Peer Web Currency

 

Bitcoin (An online currency trading for around $6.00 USD per coin) is the brain child of a man named Satoshi Nakamoto and in my opinion is one of the most exciting and controvercial things on the web right now. Bitcoin has been around a few years now but has only recently started gaining global attention. The recent theft of about $100,000 worth of bitcoins via use of a trojan targeting bitcoin wallets has shown some holes in the new startup currency and it’s freaked it’s supporters however the founders are confident that they will be able to rectify the issue.

Get more info on bitcoin here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitcoin

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