For the first decade, Facebook hasn’t needed much marketing. It spread like a virus once it was unleashed onto the public and despite misstep after misstep, they’ve continued to maintain their hold on the time and attention of its users. Now, they’ve hired Gary Briggs to be their first ever CMO. His role will replace… Continue reading Does hiring a CMO mean a new chapter for Facebook?
We’ve seen it many times before. Once a year, Girl Scouts around the country market and sell different types of cookies to sweet-toothed enthusiasts and soft-hearts all over the nation. These little girls with their badged vests and gap-toothed smiles invade your supermarkets, neighborhoods and offices to offer up their wares. Their wagon is a… Continue reading Cookies and social media
No. Go ahead and mark this one down as one of those nifty features that Google puts out there without telling many people that sits around until they decide that it failed and they shutter it. In this case, it won’t necessarily ever be shuttered, but it will likely sit there as an obscure menu… Continue reading Should PayPal or anyone else worry about Google Wallet integration with Gmail?
In one corner, you have a real many who has dreams of a greener world that travels to space using genius and money. In the other corner, you have a fictional character who saves the world from bad guys using genius and money. The similarities don’t end with intellect and cash. Elon Musk has been… Continue reading Elon Musk vs Tony Stark
As smartphones and tablets have unstoppably consolidated their vice-like grip on everyday life, no business would want to be left behind. Products and services (like ReZoop’s mobile punch card) can be purchased at the press of a button, revolutionizing the way business is conducted and making the marketplace landscape a cutthroat and ever-evolving minefield. There… Continue reading 7 apps every business should consider
Every day we see more people using their smartphones to make payments whether through apps directly on them or by using them to pay for purchases at stores. The rise of mobile payment types is only being outpaced by adoption which is accelerating at a breakneck pace. This infographic by Mobile Payments Infographic comes to… Continue reading A breakdown of our mobile payment future
April 2012 a social media poll of 250,000 voters has listed EA (Electronic Arts) as the Worst Company In America Today beating out 32 other high end companies for this distinction in a March Madness style tournament (Bank of America, PayPal, Facebook, Google, Apple, Sony and Phone Giants Verizon and AT&T). Content like privacy flaps,… Continue reading Is EA losing its swagger?
PayPal. It’s one of the most well-known methods of transferring money online (even though it might be the most frustrating). It’s an American establishment that saw amazing growth the with rise and purchase by eBay. Now not only is it a way for millions to transfer and get paid, it is sometimes the lifeline that… Continue reading A PayPal Mutiny, Courtesy of The Pirate Bay
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vryxediu7uY[/youtube] For those of you who would really, really like some candy, but don’t have a quarter kicking around, don’t sweat it – Ray Tanaka and his homeslices at PayPal Labs have you all kinds of covered, having developed a vending machine that accepts PayPal. Simply scan the provided QR code with your phone, and… Continue reading PayPal Vending Machine Lets You Shop Online, Offline
Millions of websites have had to go through hell and back to survive long enough to reach profitability, but there is an elite list of websites that have managed to survive and prosper through the past decade and beyond. The things they went through dwarf any issues that their more recent counterparts have had to… Continue reading 12 Websites That Stood The Test of Time