About.me Acquired by Broadly Page 1 February 21, 2019

As summarized in an article on TechCrunch:  Personal homepage startup About.me has been acquired by Oakland-based startup Broadly. About.me founder and True Ventures partner Tony Conrad  called the deal “definitely a meeting of the minds,” as About.me has been more recently focused on helping people and companies showcase their professional talents and skills, while Broadly  creates tools that help small […]

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Small Business Technology Leader Broadly Acquires about.me Page 1 February 21, 2019

Acquisition Deepens Broadly’s Product Suite and Expands Company’s Talent Bench Oakland, Calif., February 21, 2019 – Broadly, the leading mobile-first productivity platform for small businesses, today announced it has acquired about.me, the web profile platform that enables people and companies to easily showcase their professional accomplishments, skills, and experience. “Our goal is to help on-the-go, […]

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Broadly Joins CDK Global Partner Program Page 1 August 1, 2018

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – AUGUST 1, 2018 – Broadly announced today that it has become a participant in the CDK Global Partner Program. As a member of one of the largest third-party partner programs in the industry, Broadly is now part of a marketplace of applications and integration choices developed to help automotive dealers succeed. […]

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#SFSNYC: Broadly CEO: Brick-and-Mortars Need to Become Messaging Centers Page 1 June 6, 2018

As summarized in an article on StreetFight by Anna Kramer:  Phone calls and contact forms are dead, but what about websites? Not so much, said Josh Melick, CEO of Broadly, at Street Fight’s annual summit in New York Wednesday. Consumers no longer want to talk on the phone, Melick said. Instead, they expect the ability to […]

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The ‘Best’ Entry Point for SMB Tech Marketing? Broadly Bets on Reviews Page 1 June 6, 2018

As summarized in a localonliner post by Peter Krasilovsky: What are the best tech “entry points” for SMBs? E-newsletters? Point of Sales? Listings Management? CRM? Broadly CEO Josh Melick is betting that it is customer reviews. They tend to spur vital customer-SMB “conversations” that lead to business leads and engagement, he says. Melick believes reviews are even […]

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