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Please Take My 2014 Reader Survey

My first ever reader survey.

/ July 22, 2014

2013 Mid-Year Internet Trends

KPCB Internet Trends 2013 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Twice a year, we look forward to Mary Meeker's outlook.  At 117 slides, it certainly counts for what a colleague calls "plop value," i.e., it'd make a significant sound if you dropped it on a desk.  All kidding aside, there's...

/ May 30, 2013

links for 2008-07-11

Petroleum and Prostitution: Brothel Offers Gas After Ass Sign o' the times. I wonder what the actual redemption rate is on this offer? H/T to Guy Kawasaki and Truemors (tags: the+economy) Where Marketers Are Putting Their Social Media Dollars and Cents Blogging and social nets still get most of the...

/ July 11, 2008

Thinking broadly about your business

Today, the NY Times reported that TiVo is transforming itself from a consumer electronics company to a media company.  It is makin gthe transition from a company that was once the most despised by advertisers to one that works with them.  The company plans to "provide second-by-second viewership data and...

/ December 10, 2007

Van Helsing–Part 2

Second weekend take: $20 million. A 60% drop. Enough said. Read More

/ May 17, 2004

Welcome to The Spark!

The Spark explores the sometimes nutty, but always fascinating, relationship between Marketing, Brand-Building and Pop Culture. What happens when marketing plans, ideas and efforts meet the fluid reality of pop culture? Popular culture is the marketplace where consumers collectively manifest needs, desires, likes and dislikes. And, yes, figuring it all...

/ April 23, 2004