Image via Wikipedia “The Acid Test” was popularized during the California Gold Rush of 1849. It was a simple test that gold seekers and traders could use to determine if a rock contained real gold or just base metals. Precious metals like gold stand up to strong acids without melting, while base metals will begin […]
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Best Buy is the latest retailer to make the plunge into OpenAPI selling. Their Best Buy Remix will hopefully double their e-commerce sales over the next few years–at least that’s what Best Buy is hoping. What will this mean for smaller niche e-commerce retailers? Perhaps the best low cost ROI strategy they could pursue.
In some kind of watershed, Macy’s has reported for five straight months that the retailer’s online e-commerce is growing at double digits, while in-store sales decline more. Macy’s is actually coy about the specifics, but analysts, like Internet Retailer, who track the company have done the math, and over the past year seen the company’s […]
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AMA & Aquent Webinar: The Fabulous Collision of Search and Social
Social networks and search engines are the two primary ways we seek and browse online for information and personal connections. Google and other search engines have seen huge amounts of traffic growing from social networks and are working frantically to take advantage of this transformation.
These two massive worlds of social networks and search are colliding, and this will change the Internet forever. Click here to watch this Webinar sponsored by the American Marketing Association and Aquent.
Video Worth Watching
Tim Malbon, founding partner at Made by Many in the UK, spoke at an IPA event about Agile and the philosophy of Made by Many. Video courtesy the IPA, originally uploaded by them on Vimeo.
Hans Rosling illuminates the challenges of world poverty with startling infographics:
Douglas Rushkoff of NYU explains why the Internet will destroy our economy--and why that's a good thing: