LocBox Raises $5.1 Million Series A From InterWest Partners, Accel Partners, Google Ventures And 500 Startups

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA — LocBox, an AngelPad-funded San Francisco startup focused on helping local businesses retain and acquire customers, has raised $5.1 million in Series A funding from InterWest Partners, Accel Partners, Google Ventures and 500Startups, with additional participation from current and former Google, Amazon and LinkedIn executives. The new funding round will be used to accelerate product development and … Read More

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New Customers: You Want Them, We Got Them!

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What business wouldn’t want to bring in new customers while maintaining their current customer base? Are you struggling to find ways to bring in the new, while keeping the old satisfied? Here are some tried and true tips to help you reach across all different shapes and sizes of customers; keeping your existing customers satisfied, and attracting new customers to … Read More

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LocBox lands $5.1 million in funds from Google, others

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LocBox, a venture-backed marketing startup aimed at helping local businesses increase foot traffic and revenue, has raised a $5.1 million Series A round of funding from investors including InterWest Partners, Accel Partners, Google Ventures and 500 Startups…

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: The Yelp Review

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As business owners, we always fear that one negative Yelp review.  You know, the end all, make it or break it review coupled with “my business will never recover” ensued panic. We may never think we can bring ourselves back up from this BUT alas, there is hope! Or at least a remedy to our pain. Thanks to Flowtown, here are … Read More

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Why Is Facebook Important For Your Business?

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Why isn’t it?  As most of us know, Facebook today still holds to be one of the largest websites on the internet…and it’s free. Showcasing your business on Facebook has proven to be not only the best free platform, but also the only platform with 1 billion active users.  With the ability to reach  an unlimited population, how can your … Read More

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Bounce Rate Demystified

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Bounce rate is the percentage of visitors who enter a site (or a page) and leave immediately. Bounce rate can also be expressed through time spent on the site (usually 5 seconds or less). Bounce rates are calculated both at the individual page level and at the site level. For an individual page, bounce rate is the ratio of visitors … Read More

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