Netflix Surprises Itself With Gangbusters Membership Growth

January 20th, 2017


Netflix generated $8.3 billion in global streaming revenue in 2016, with 35 percent year-over-year growth, it reported Wednesday. The company ended last year with 93.8 million members, including 19 million net additions — up from 17.4 million new subscribers in 2015. Netflix’s global revenue for the fourth quarter of 2016 grew by 41 percent year-over-year to $2.4 billion, and 7.05 million net new members joined during that time period. The U.S. accounted for 1.93 million new subscribers, while the rest, 5.12 million, came from international markets. The growth greatly exceeded Netflix’s own forecast.

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SEO: Be Community-centric to Earn Links

January 20th, 2017

Search engine optimization requires a unique blend of relevance and authority. Relevance is more easily mastered, but authority requires the community of people that is interested in the things you …

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Pipedrive Attracts Funds for Global Expansion

January 20th, 2017


Pipedrive, a CRM manager that targets the end-user salesperson, has raised $17 million in a round of Series B funding from an investor group led by Atomico. Two of the company’s original investors, Bessemer Venture Partners and Rembrandt Ventures, participated in the new round as well. Pipedrive intends to use the funding to accelerate product development, hire additional staff, increase investment in infrastructure, and grow its ecosystem of partners. It will tap Atomico’s expertise in helping companies grow on a global scale.

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Generate Product Descriptions with Natural Language Software

January 20th, 2017

Software solution providers are using templates and product data, such as brand name, price, and specifications, to automatically generate thousands of ecommerce product descriptions in practically no time.
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Want to Please Shoppers? Respond Quickly

January 19th, 2017

In “5 Ways to Draw Shoppers In, and Keep Them,” one of my posts last year, I addressed how you have about eight seconds to get an online shopper’s attention. …

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