In the time since we invented the term “Post Cable Network” (PCN), VC inboxes have been filled with PCN pitches. When I bounced the category name off Sam Landman , we felt as if we had coined a pretty good term, but our expectations for capturing a budding category have clearly been exceeded. [Side note: we had been looking for a category name to define us for weeks.
Leading Post Cable Network will be included in Facebook’s new platform for ShowsAugust 10, 2017, NEW YORK — Leading Post Cable Network Cheddar today announced that it will have a Show Page on Facebook’s new Watch platform as it is rolled out to users in the coming weeks. “Cheddar’s first ever broadcast was on Facebook Live just a few days after the platform launched. Today, millions of fans each month find us on Facebook,” said Cheddar Founder and CEO Jon Steinberg.
I worked on my first startup at the age of 21 when I was fresh out of college. I named it “iBuilding” — the domain was available, I just registered it. Jerry Speyer of Tishman Speyer Properties hired me to incubate a company for him. Going through old mementos, I found my note cards from my silicon valley pitch, 17 years ago. At the age of 22, with Jerry, I pitched Sequoia and Benchmark Capital.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".