2014 Most Awesome Washingtonian Companies! Products! Services! and People! on awesomize.me

Here is the list of the most awesomes in Washington, DC area:
(click on each logo below to view their list)

awesome people

awesome services
awesome products
awesome companies

Curious how they made it to the top on awesomize.me? Their pages were awesomized (rated) by their trusted peers including online fans, friends, clients on both social and professional levels explained here in this video:

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Washington, D.C. Finally Made It To The Forbes 2014 List Of Most Awesome City


After having lived and worked in many popular cities including Tehran, Shiraz, Paris, London, Bonn, Alicante, Los Angeles, Miami, and Washington, D.C., I found DC as one of the most awesome and coolest city in America. That’s why back in 2009, I launched my D.C. based blog awesomeDC.com with the intention of showing the world Washington, DC is much more than just Politics, corruption, and scandals. I have been covering everything in awesome DC, with the focus on the technology, start ups,  parties, clubs, events, and of course the awesome Washingtonians, specially, the gorgeous and model looking women of DC 🙂 Read more of this post

[Job Opening] awesomize.me is looking for a few good men or women with Ruby on Rails experience!

awesomize.me, the Washington,  D.C. based b2b2c startup that also helps you to distinguish your quality vs. quantity online fans, friends, and followers is looking for a top notch developer who has experience working on high scalability systems. The ideal candidate will be extremely passionate about solving large scale problems. Read more the job opening here .

Here is a 2 minutes demo of what the company is all about and what’s trying to solve:

More about the company here.

Read more about the position here and apply via the contact us page link provided below the job description.

Feel free to connect with me via awesomize.me

We Did It! Awesome Washington, DC No.1 on Forbes List Of America’s New Tech Hotspots

Washington DC tech hub

Back in December of 2009, Elias Shams launched AwesomeDC blog with mainly One MISSION to accomplish:  To wipe out  all those Politics, corruption, and scandals crap from the face of Washington, DC.  Then to position the Nation’s capital as a city of technology, partying, clubbing and fun! Mainly  as a Tech hub. Read the 2nd paragraph right below the video of his interview with CNN where he says “My intention with this blog is to show the world Washington, DC is much more than just Politics, corruption, and scandals. Frankly, I am not sure of that myself either, but I will try  I will be covering everything happening in awesome DC, with the focus on the technology, parties, clubs, events, and of course the awesome Washingtonians” Read more of this post

The Most Awesome People, Company, Product, Service, and Question Categories in April 2012

Here are the most popular and awesome peoplecompany, productservice, and question categories searched and viewed on awesomize.me for the month of  April 2012. You may click on each link to see the top people, companies, products, services, and questions awesomzied by the community for each category.

Top 5 Awesome Question Categories:

1. Social Media 
2. Politics – Europe & Russia  
3. Mobile Wireless
4. Mobile Apps
5. Philosophical

Top 5 Awesome Company Categories:

1. Software  
2. Real Estate
3. Social media
4. Internet & Web
5. Retail

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The Most Awesome People, Company, Product, Service, and Question Categories in March 2012

Here are the most popular and awesome peoplecompany, productservice, and question categories searched and viewed on awesomize.me for the month of  March 2012. You may click on each link to see the top people, companies, products, services, and questions awesomzied by the community for each category.

Top 5 Awesome Question Categories:

1. Social Media 
2. Politics – Middle East & North Africa  
3. Health & Medicine
4. Politics – North America
5. Mobile Apps

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Do You Think Your Business Idea Is A Head of It’s Time?


A few month after Yurie systems, my first startup employer was sold to Lucent for a cool $1.23 B, as employee number 8th, I cashed out my stock options and lunched telezoo.com back in 1999.  telezoo.com was the first B2B social networking site on the web years before myspace and Facebook of the world. I remember I ended up hiring  at least ten sales guy and wasted  a third of our series A funding, a cool $1 m on advertising to get the attention of the companies.  We rarely managed to get 300 companies to utilize the site.

Getting the companies to leverage the power of social networking to market their solution offerings and get engaged with their existing and potential clients online was something totally unheard of and premature.  Many of them even thought I was on dope 🙂 We had a good run with it till 2004 though. Read more of this post

One Obvious Advantage of Having Your Brand Listed on awesomize.me

By now every marketer has realized the role of social media as one of the most important outlets of establishing a brand. Most of us have both personal and business pages on Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, awesomize.me, and Pinterest, the latest one. Although, they are all  great marketing channels, but I think excluding the Washington DC based startup,  awesomize.me, the rest are just very passive.

Take a look at these two company pages on awesomize.me below as an example – ita Collection based in NYC maker of luxury handbags and Black & Orange Burgers based in Washington, DC maker of  burger obviously.

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The Most Awesome People, Company, Product, Service, and Question Categories in Feb of 2012

Here are the most popular and awesome peoplecompany, productservice, and question categories searched and viewed on awesomize.me in the month of Feb 2012. You may click on each link to see the top people, companies, products, services, and questions awesomzied by the community for each category.

Top 5 Awesome Question Categories:

1. Philosophical
2. Social Media 
3. Advertising     
4. Health & Medicine
5. Politics – North America

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The Most Awesome People, Company, Product, Service, and Question Categories in Jan of 2012

Here are the most popular and awesome peoplecompany, productservice, and question categories searched and viewed on awesomize.me in the month of Jan 2012. You may click on each link to see the top people, companies, products, services, and questions awesomzied by the community for each category.

Top 5 Awesome Question Categories in Jan of 2012:

1. Advertising 
2. Social Media 
3. Tech – Software
4. Mobile Apps
5. Bloggers & Blogging

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