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StumbleUpon

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StumbleUpon

  1. 1. By Joe O’Reilly
  2. 2. What’s StumbleUpon? Helps web goers to easily access new and interesting websites By the click of a button, you can explore your own personalized interests. All you need to do is create an account!Joe OReilly 2 5/8/2012
  3. 3. Where it was Est.  StumbleUpon’s name was created by Garrett Camp in Calgary, Canada  He and his three friends started this , “personal tour of the internet”, and all became co- founders Wall St. JournalJoe OReilly 3 5/8/2012
  4. 4. How it works http://youtu.be/wVcNJL8dhLYJoe OReilly 4 5/8/2012
  5. 5. Strengths Recently reached over 20 million users Surpassed Facebook as the number one used social media network Encourages new hobbies and activities Meteorsolutions.comJoe OReilly 5 5/8/2012
  6. 6. Weaknesses May lead to procrastination Time consuming Can effect your sleepJoe OReilly 6 5/8/2012
  7. 7. OpportunitiesIncreased traffic for websitePromoting brand nameDriven by the people for the peopleLearn about (+) and (-)’s Found on Elistimania.comJoe OReilly 7 5/8/2012
  8. 8. Threats Continuous traffic can effect web-site effectiveness Possible competitors threat to steal idea Google now introducing similar functionality with DiceJoe OReilly 8 5/8/2012
  9. 9. CompetitorsJoe OReilly 9 5/8/2012
  10. 10. Works Cited  Camp, Garrett. "THE BOSS; The Start-Up Advantage." The New York Times. The New York Times, 23 Oct. 2011. Web. 05 May 2012. <http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/23/jobs/23boss.html>.  Straley, Ben. "Meteor - Activate Sharing." Blog. Meteor, 01 May 2012. Web. 05 May 2012. <http://www.meteorsolutions.com/blog/>.  Arrington, Michael. "Google Rains On StumbleUpon Parade: Launches Direct Competitor." TechCrunch. 18 Apr. 2007. Web. 05 May 2012. <http://techcrunch.com/2007/04/18/google-rains-on- stumbleupon-parade-launches-direct-competitor/>.Joe OReilly 10 5/8/2012

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