All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Growth’

PayPal Acquires Iron Pearl To Help It Grow

PayPal announced on Thursday that it has acquired Iron Pearl, a customer acquisition startup. Iron Pearl was founded by Stan Chudnovsky and James Currier, who will serve as Vice President of Growth and Growth Advisor, respectively. PayPal says its new growth team will focus on growing its customer base and engaging existing customers more actively, using data to develop marketing …

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Pinterest MAUs Explode Last Month

Experian Hitwise, a consumer behavior analyst firm, is reporting that social media site Pinterest is growing by leaps and bounds. Last month alone, the company grew by 21%, making it a a top 30 company for pageviews. @Hitwise_USExperian HitwisePintererst total US page views increased 21% in Feb-12 & ranks among the top-30 US sites overall in terms of total page …

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Reddit Grew Leaps And Bounds Last Year

Reddit is huge – that fact can not be understated. The site has turned into one of the largest hubs of information on the Web where people keep each other informed or share stories of life’s triumphs and trials. Just how big did Reddit grow last year though? Reddit provided those numbers to The Daily Dot who made a handy …

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Could Manufacturing Save The U.S. Economy?

While economic growth in the United States is expected to slow in the first quarter of 2012, the manufacturing industry is expected to grow. In the past two years manufactureres have added 330,000 new jobs. Part of the reason for this growth has to do with rising costs in foreign manufacturing. When costs rise elsewhere, manufacturing in the United States …

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IBM: Teaching Organizations How to Grow

While Facebook and Twitter are keeping people connected to make the world a smaller place, IBM is working on selling similar types of software to organizations to help them communicate more efficiently with different segments of their business. Imagine being able to find the right expert at the right time, just by searching a database of your companies emails and …

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Facebook Partnership Boosts Spotify Sign Ups

While the fallout from Facebook’s f8 conference focuses directly on privacy and user data gathering, and the requisite backlash once the new features went live, there are some success stories to be told as well. Just ask Spotify. Since the f8 announcement of the Facebook/Spotify partnership, Spotify is experiencing a great deal of growth for its music service, to the …

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Google+ Growth Outpaces Twitter, Facebook by Lengths and Bounds

Undoubtedly fueled by the perceived exclusivity, coupled with the tech/geek crowd absolutely embracing it, when it comes to initial growth, Google+ is absolutely lapping Twitter and Facebook in terms of reaching certain milestones. In this case, the milestone being discussed is the first to 10 million users, and, as you’ll see in the upcoming chart, the Google+ uptake has been …

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What Bing Is Doing to Stay Strong in Search

Recent search data from Experian Hitwise, comScore, and, most recently Compete, all indicate that Bing is gaining market share. Interestingly, the data also shows that Google’s market share has dropped slightly. According to Stefan Weitz, a director with Bing, the search engine has grown every month since its launch.

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