Tag Archive: Carrie Chitsey

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    by Angie Chang

    11 Female Founders To Watch Running Successful Mobile Companies

    From IPOs to acquisitions, these women entrepreneurs launched and grew successful mobile startups.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    A few women pointed out that the upcoming MobileBeat 2012 conference has practically no women on the speaking page. Well, we think there are plenty of successful women running mobile startups.

    Here are successful women entrepreneurs in the mobile space who have celebrated exits, managed major product launches and can speak to any number of mobile topics, from developing mobile apps to mobile advertising.

    Smart mobile industry insights can be gleaned from the female founders of mobile companies below:

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    by Angie Chang

    How to Use QR Codes For Business Effectively (Mobile Mondays)

    QR codes can direct customers to your business Facebook or Twitter, or a PayPal Buy Now button.

    By Carrie Chitsey (Founder & CEO, 3Seventy)

    If you are going to use QR codes for business, you need to have a plan for using QR code marketing effectively. I would suggest that you have a specific plan about where you are going to direct prospective customers who scan the QR codes with their smart phones to get the maximum benefit from this type of marketing effort.

    A number of companies use their QR codes in advertising to direct customers to their website, but this is not the only way you can put the special barcodes to good use. They can also be used to direct customers to your business Facebook or Twitter page.

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    by Angie Chang

    SMS Campaigns More Effective Than Email Marketing (Mobile Marketing)

    SMS marketing and SMS advertising are an excellent way to engage consumers.

    By Carrie Chitsey (Founder & CEO, 3Seventy)

    Why would you choose SMS campaigns over email marketing for your business? If you are more familiar with email marketing, it can be tempting to stick with something you know.

    The issue with trying to contact your customers by email is that so many companies have used this strategy that it can easily be associated with spam by your target market.

    SMS marketing and SMS advertising are an excellent way to engage consumers, especially if you are using highly targeted content in your messages. They are more likely to be opened

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    by Angie Chang

    Tips For Pushing Your Outer Limits To Reach Goals

    By Carrie Chitsey (Founder & CEO, 3Seventy)

    For me, I think the entrepreneurial spirit began when I was about 10 or 11 years old. Growing up, my dad owned several businesses, so my weekends were filled working at them. Looking back, this is likely why I work 7 days a week; I didn’t know what a free weekend was, even as a child.

    I had several jolts of entrepreneurship as a child. Whether it was convincing my dad who owned a restaurant that we needed to move to a “waitress” model vs. counter service so I could make tips, getting him to pay me for helping