ShortFormBlog: How much did people spend over... →
shortformblog: $52.4 billion spent on Black Friday weekend (whoa) $45B the amount spent during Black Friday weekend last year; that’s a 16 percent jump, for those playing at home 226M number of shoppers over Black Friday weekend; that’s also a huge leap from 2010, and a record number $398 the…
motherjones: shortformblog: Forget the pepper spray over Xboxes. This is a near-riot over $2 waffle-makers. We can’t. Even. It looks like a frigging live-action Bruegel painting. This is okay, but sitting in a park protesting Wall Street is a threat to civilization, right?
TV Ads' New Digital Role - Shiv Singh - Harvard... →
Pay a Blogger Day Hopes You'll Pay for the Content... →
Flattr, a startup that seeks to motivate Internet users to pay for content they love, is launching the first Pay a Blogger Day Nov. 29. The team hopes inspired Internet users will send some monetary token of appreciation — by buying a song, ebook, t-shirt or giving them a “Flattr click” — t…
New Meme Alert: OWS's 'Casually Pepper Spray... →
The web has given the meme treatment to the police officer who doused students with pepper spray at the University of California, Davis, during a local Occupy Wall Street protest. Over the weekend, a video showing the Nov. 18 incident enraged many viewers. Since then, the school’s faculty asso…
Domino's Lets You Make a Pizza On Your iPad and... →
Domino’s Pizza has found a novel way to engage iPad users and maybe sell a few more pizzas along the way. The pizza chain has created an app that lets you make a pizza onscreen and then order it in real life. Domino’s Pizza Hero is a game/app that simulates the experience of kneading dough, sp…
Positioning made easy | IR News | Inside Retail →
STEP 1: List all your competitors. For this exercise, concentrate mostly on the direct competitors.) Set aside the list for a moment. Attempt to include as many as you are aware of. STEP 2: Name the two things that are MOST important to customers in your competitive market or sector. STEP 3: Draw a matrix and label each axis according to the two attributes you identified. For each axis the...
Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe...– Noam Chomsky (via quote-book)