VidAngel Raises $600k – Streaming Movies & YouTube Clean-Up App For Families – 125,000 video views 1st Day

VidAngel, a website and web app that allows you to stream movies & watch YouTube without the bosoms, blood, or bad words, raised $600 thousand in seed capital from Alta Ventures and Kickstart Seed Fund. Like an ultimate remote control, VidAngel BETA is now available to give movie and video fans the option to filter out offensive content and still enjoy the genius of Hollywood.

“Consumers are more selective than ever, expecting customized products and services,” stated Paul Ahlstrom, Managing ...

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4 Tips to Creating Top Content

Establishing your brand on digital channels requires a lot of the right kind of content. What’s the right kind of content? That depends on your audience. Content can be a mixture of product and safety announcements, informational posts and articles, news and trend alerts and funny anecdotes. While there are a lot of great things you can do on a branded blog (see some tips here), what can you do outside of blogging?

1. Get ...

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Digital PR Content: Blogging Power Tips

In this age of digital media, brand blogging is becoming a central part of content marketing. In fact, most of us can agree that having a company blog is a fairly important component to digital strategy. A branded blog can help increase customer (and potential customer) trust with industry knowledge and helpful information.

The problem many companies have, then, is not with deciding to blog – it’s getting started. Second tip for what to blog Continue Reading →

Utah Receives Top Marks for Being Small Business Friendly

In a recently released survey, Utah was listed as one of the friendliest states for small businesses. Since the survey began, back in 2012, Utah has been voted in the top by the state’s own business owners each year. The survey, performed by Thumbtack.com, in association with Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, gets their data straight from the horses’ mouth. They talk to the business owners themselves to get their rankings.Utah is ranked one ...</p><a class= Continue Reading →

Entrepreneur in Embryo – Utah Education Starts them Early

Utah CTEEntrepreneurs and high school – Would you naturally think these go together? Utah thinks so. With the state’s rise to prominence in the startup world, the public school system is running to keep up. Utah’s rich heritage of large tech companies have spun off hundreds of new tech startups over the past two decades.  This yielded a fertile crop of highly skilled workers including programmers, CTO’s, marketing experts and support ...

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EPA Guidelines Meet Utah – #1 Air Discomfort – Gallup Poll PART III

 

A new Gallup Poll indicates Utah residents dislike their air quality more than any other State.

Part III

This story just gets more and more interesting. I feel like Godzilla and Mothra just came onto the screen–both wearing air protection masks. First, EPA smacks down the opponent with new, harsh guidelines. Next, Governor Herbert says those guidelines will hurt business and people. Then, as if coming in for the TKO, Gallup finds my state’s residents as the most dissatisfied nationally with their ...

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12 Most Unnecessary Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make

12 Most Unnecessary Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make
Posted by John Pilmer on Apr 14, 2014 in Blog, Business | 12 comments

Starting your own bbigstock-Mistakes-Behind-You-Green-Roa-23009894-200x200usiness can be one of the most fulfilling experiences in your life. It can also be stressful, frustrating, and at times feel like a terrible decision.
Luckily, you can learn from those who have gone before you, and avoid making these 12 common mistakes.
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UVEF – New Pre-Revenue Category for “Top 25 Under 5” Awards

Top 25 lo res logo OREM, Utah – May 15, 2014 – In its Silver Anniversary year, Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) today announced the prolific organization is now accepting nominations through June 17th for the 2014 “Top 25 Under Five” Awards. Top 25 Under Five spotlights outstanding Utah entrepreneurs and emerging companies from across the state. Award recipients will be recognized at ceremonies on July 10th.

UVEF’s Top 25 Under Five Awards ...

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Shark Tank Takes on Yet Another Utah Startup – Crio Bru’s PR Win

Shark Tank just aired with yet another Utah startup on deck – Crio Bru ( www.criobru.com ). Kisstixx, PowerPot, Scan, and others have preceded them. They represent amazing home grown entrepreneurs born in the amazing startup ecosystem that is Utah, ranked as a top state to grow a business. As a 10 year business success with PilmerPR, a board member of Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF), co-founder ...

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