Indie fashion site ModCloth has raised .8 million in Series B funding in a round led by Accel Partners, with participation from existing investors Floodgate and First Round Capital. As part of the deal Accel’s Theresia Gouw Ranzetta will join ModCloth’s Board, joining Mike Maples (Floodgate) and Josh Kopelman (First Round), along with ModCloth cofounders (and husband-and-wife) Eric and Susan Koger.I sat down with the Kogers earlier this week to talk about ModCloth. For those that haven’t used...Read Full Story
($44, Nümph, Modcloth.com)Ha ha! JK! That's not breaking news, OF COURSE. But it worth expediently pointing out that the cat on this Nümph tunic is super bright, obviously, because he wears glasses. I feel like he spends a lot of time reading books printed by the Oxford Press, you know? Those REALLY big tomes with the tissue-thin paper, that's so impossible to highlight. Anyway, I'd believe anything this cat told me. Anything.Also, check out more of Danish brand Numph's this-side-of-adorable...Read Full Story
If you don't have a forum on your website then you are missing out a big business opportunity. Forums are a place where visitors coming to your site can discuss topics of their interests. You are able to decide what topics and areas of discussions you want on your forums but you will need active topics and interesting discussions to get repeating traffic.Forums are very effective in converting your traffic to returning traffic because in order to continue participate in the forums the visitor...Read Full Story
Wikizines are interactive magazines that anyone can create or edit - and this one is called "Susan Koger". Here you can find fresh voices and respond in real time. Some members write articles about recent news and trends related to the wikizine's topic, others recount relevant personal stories or share their favorite pictures and video clips. Got an interesting idea or story to share with other members of this wikizine? Well, then put on your journalist's cap and add your own article!Read Full Story
Susan Koger is co-founder of the Pittsburgh-based online clothing store ModCloth.