The Difference Between Websites and Apps If you’re confused about whether your business needs an app or a website (or both), you should know the difference between the two, says Mobile Roadie CEO Michael Schneider. For starters, apps offer push notifications, which can allow you to reach customers on their smartphones and mobile devices. Apps also offer location-specific data about customers, and information about whether someone is logged into Facebook and Twitter. Related: How to Go Mobile on a Budget Heyzap Vies To Become A ‘YouTube For Flash Games’ There are countless Flash games on the web, but weeding through them to find the one you’re looking for can be a challenge. Heyzap the first company out of Y Combinator‘s latest batch of startups, is looking to offer users a comprehensive database of the web’s best games, along with the ability to embed those games wherever they’d like. In short, they’re looking to become a YouTube for Flash gaming. But unlike YouTube, founders Immad Akhund and Jude Gomila say that Heyzap isn’t necessarily meant to serve as a destination site, but is instead focusing on its widget (which has an integrated catalog of available games) as well as forming partnerships with publishers looking to integrate Flash games into their sites.
95 Old School Games You Can Play Online Remember the classic video games? The 8-bit masterpieces of our sweaty-palmed youth. Inviting some friends over for a Maniac Mansion all-nighter, huffing asthmatically into a cartridge to clear out the dust, or the thrill and crushing disappointment of rescuing a princess, only to discover you’ve really just saved a fungus. How we tripled our revenue by adding one button — on startups Bilingual Child was supposed to be an experiment. We built it in 6 weeks, working on it nights & weekends. The app was free to download with one available book, including ten vocabulary words, and two additional books offered as an in-app purchase of $1.99. For the first two months after releasing it we let it sit. We had never released an iOS application and had little idea what to do to market it.
The Best Sites for Game Previews and Reviews What is the role that internet plays in our lives? What is the internet, really? Ok, nearly 90 percent of the internet is filled with various forms of adult entertainement, but what about the other 10 percent? The internet forms, besides various other things, a nearly unlimited source of information. How many of you remember the time when we had to go to the library, or grab an enyclopedia? I’m pretty young, but even I remember the times when we didn’t have access to ‘the tubes’. Auditorium - The Online Experience Play the first game we ever created together. Auditorium hit the scene in 2009. Since then, its sleek design, vibrant colors, and iconic soundtrack have captured the imagination of thousands of players worldwide. Now, we invite you to follow the same journey.
5 Ways to Sell With Social Media Do you want to convert your fans and followers into paying customers? Are your social activities working? In this article I’ll show you 5 simple ways to tweak your social media updates for better sales conversion. Some social media updates can go further toward bringing in sales than others. And they can do this without detracting from the spirit of social media. Some social media updates can help with sales more than others. 6 Twitter Games To Make Tweeting Fun There are endless ways to use Twitter: from posting what you're doing, to sharing links, to organizing fundraising drives. But did you know there are also a growing number of games you can play on Twitter? Although many of the Twitter-based games listed here are quiz or trivia-based Twitter accounts, they are still fun distractions, and sometimes a good brain exercise. Here are some of the top games based on the microblogging site:
A Step By Step Guide to Inbound Marketing Strategy Are you new to inbound or think your current campaigns could use some direction? Over at OverGo we’ve come up with a pretty foolproof and seamless process of creating a marketing strategy. It’s really quite simple, all you need to do is set the goals, create the basics, automate the processes, and analyze the results. Let’s dig deeper! Step 1: Setting Goals
Why Games Belong in Libraries « Library Gamer Posted by LibraryGamer under games, Libraries | Tags: Gaming, Libraries |  Comments Games are drawing attention in libraries as successful outreach tools for tweens, teens and seniors. They are also gaining ground in schools as valuable resources that introduce and reinforce a variety of curricular, social and life skills. My Letter to Zomato Dear Zomato, Kudos on your supposed attempt at non-existent humour. Bravo indeed!! To it then. TweetMyGaming: Track Video Game Buzz on Twitter TweetMyGaming launched in June of this year with the goal of finding out what people are saying about games. A project from the folks at gaming social network gamerDNA (be sure to check out our recent feature on the subject), TweetMyGaming taps into the former's existing database of game titles to aggregate tweets that mention games. A few recently-added features have turned TweetMyGaming into a sort of Tweetmeme for gaming as well as a zeitgeist of the conversations that are happening around games. We had a chance to chat with CEO Jon Radoff and Community Manager Sam Houston about the new changes. Real-time Stream of Gaming-related Tweets For those unfamiliar with TweetMyGaming, the site is essentially a real-time feed of any tweets that mention game titles.
I Joined Google At 19. Here's What I Learned As an eager, fresh-faced 19-year-old, I turned up at Google—at the time, a 3,000-person tech company—ready to dive headfirst into anything. Over the next six years, I discovered that the Google lifestyle meant more than just an on-site laundry service and free gourmet meals. I was one of the youngest employees on staff, but nobody held my hand. Within weeks, deadlines, duties, and complex projects began to pile up. I hadn't even taken a finance class, yet I had two weeks to put together a strategy for entering Africa and Eastern Europe. Ogame – A Free Online Strategy Game of Space War Last year, my brother-in-law introduced me to a free online strategy game called Ogame. Ogame is a massively multiplayer game by anyone’s standards. It consists of 43 “Universes,” with each universe holding many thousands of planets – each home to a particular player who wants to become the master of that particular universe. Ogame is completely free to join and play, and there’s a staff of avid gamers who moderate and maintain the entire game system.