Google did it (so far). It rained on Facebook’s parade. 7 days ago, all we heard about was Facebook, Facebook and Facebook. OpenSocial has engulfed any and all Facebook talk and we’re now holding them to the highest expectations. I haven’t read enough on the subject to form any significant opinion at this point, but [...]
Friend and fellow digital media guru, Ian Schafer, just posted his presentation from The Next Big Idea Conference. Take a peak below; I especially like slide 22.
I’m on a web-traffic research kick lately and have been reading up on companies like Compete and Alexa (amongst many others). I wrote a blog posting a few weeks ago talking about when web stats don’t match up on campaigns (buy/sell side impressions) which can cause a major headache in advertising campaigns. As you know, [...]
There are two ways to go about raising money, thru debt and equity financing. We hear a lot about equity financing (venture capital, etc), but debt is certainly popular, just not as sexy. I came across Zopa this morning which helps people or companies increase their debt I mean, raise debt funding. There are a [...]
Got an email tonight from a friend who noticed me on a list of Top Web Celebrities. I share some good company on the list, including Kevin Rose (Digg), Jason Calacanis (Serial Entrepreneur), Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook), and others. Not bad company to keep. I’ll be speaking in Zurich on November 7. If anyone is going [...]
With all of the money chasing startups, the deadpool is getting larger by the day. Companies are going to be dropping like flies in the next 365 days as they run out of cash. During the ’01-’03 bust, I wanted to purchase failed dot coms and bring them back. I had a grand plan and [...]
This image was pulled from the Flickr gallery of LynetteR. My friend Greg pointed me in her direction when I was reading through my RSS feeds last night.
There are two companies that I’ve been watching closely, GameStop (GME) and NetFlix (NFLX) because their current business model has about 3-5 years before they begin seeing significant decreases in their revenue. Currently, the two of them account for over $10.58billion worth of market cap so as investors and consumers, we certainly like them. Their [...]
Beth Snyder Bulik wrote a great article posted on AdAge.com entitled It’s Not What Everyone’s Watching that Counts… It’s Where. Her article was based off of recent surveys that were released by The Conference Board, TNS, and In-Stat. Bulik’s article talks about that people are still watching shows, just not in the traditional sense of [...]