Engaged in online selling? Pinterest should be of interest to you

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Pinterest is crushing Facebook in terms of brand engagement according to an article at Mashable: More than 70% of Pinterest’s 10 million users told BizRate that they turn to the social pinboard for shopping inspiration and to keep up with trends. There’s also better user engagement with brands on the photo-sharing website: 66% of users regularly follow and repin retailers. Only 17% of Facebook users said they rely on the social network for purchasing inspiration. But while Pinterest’s 10 million Read more [...]

2012 Predictions from CNET: SOPA opponents may go nuclear and more!

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From a December 29, 2011 article by Declan McCullagh of cnet.com: The Internet’s most popular destinations, including eBay, Google, Facebook, and Twitter seem to view Hollywood-backed copyright legislation as an existential threat. It was Google co-founder Sergey Brin who warned that the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act “would put us on a par with the most oppressive nations in the world.” Craigslist founder Craig Newmark, Twitter co-founders Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone, and LinkedIn Read more [...]

The Coming Tech War of 2012

The coming tech war of 2012

Fast Company’s Farhad Manjoo had a great cover story in the October 19, 2011 issue about the coming battle for supremacy between Apple, Facebook, Google and Amazon. The mega success all these companies experienced in their own niches has left them cash rich and they are now pivoting to take on each other. Manjoo offers 4 different scenarios in which each company would be declared the winner of the Tech War. In fact Fast Company offered 4 different covers to declare each a winner. We get two subscriptions Read more [...]