Scott Rafer's Blog: I'm loving and hating the Pins... →
gregcohn: tedr: Love: Conceptually I love the new $5 pinning option. It a very natural, native method of monetizing a very popular free service. Hate: Even though pins only stay atop a dashboard for a day, I probably go to my dashboard 10x a day. Today by my 3rd visit I’m thinking… The trials and joys of a totally undocumented/unannounced new product introduction. Just click on the...
Rush would cut a new version of the song for her 1977 eponymous album release....– Angel of the Morning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Woah. The composer of Angel of the Morning is Angelina Jolie’s uncle.
That raises the possibility of a single vaccination, introduced to a person once...– With New Nicotine Vaccine, Cigarettes Give You No Pleasure | Popular Science YES PLEASE.
Supreme Court Decision
Just finished reading all 190+ pages of the Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare. It’s pretty fascinating. Robert’s findings on the Commerce Clause and the mandate as a tax are amazing. Just… supremely compelling, amazing citing of sources, bordering on brilliant. I love his careful approach, his ability to parse things out and stay fair. Honestly, it’s really...
richmondnewsnetwork asked: Check this study out: Hsieh, Y.-C., et al. Retain viewer’s attention on banner ad by manipulating information type of the content. Computers in Human Behavior (2012). I just finished a report on digital advertising for a final school project and you're right there is little research on the topic. And it's much easier to test attention to advertising for digital ads than for a...
richmondnewsnetwork asked: I enjoyed your interview with Digiday and I agree with you on almost everything. Except, I believe most people never see digital ads--banner blindness. As soon as a reader learns where the content will be he never sees an ad until the page layout changes. A better design that respects this phenomenon will solve this and new web technologies will make it easier for publishers to do that. What do...
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qventures: Is Pedro Torres Picón the biggest Latin American investor in New York’s tech scene? via BetaBeat by Adrianne Jeffries Pedro Torres Picón is an angel investor of the new breed: Young, hip, and handy with an Instagram, it’s suddenly clear how he managed to make his way into a…
I don’t know anyone in the ad-supported Web business who isn’t engaged in a...– The Facebook Fallacy - Technology Review Rafer sez: @MichaelWolffNYC then it’s time to retire. (via rafer) Tying this to your reblog of my post, it’s like he’s missed the entire content industry. Crazy.
At the same time, network technology allows advertisers to more precisely locate...– The Facebook Fallacy - Technology Review
The Recent Grad Media Buyer This 22-year-old kid is now in charge of a...– 10 Bad Apples of Digital Media | Digiday
My friend Diana did a post recently musing on the streaming nature of social media and how sometimes important news can get missed as the events in people’s lives just scroll by. She made a nice post about the basic facts. I liked it. So I’m going to do it too. I left the Barbarian Group almost ten months ago. Since then, I’ve been working on a book about advertising, tech and...
Despite the rise of smartphones Generation Z goes online old school. Generation...– 70% of Teens Hide Their Online Behavior from Their Parents, McAfee Reveals What U.S. Teens are Really Doing Online, and How Little Their Parents Actually Know - MarketWatch But…. Mobile! OMG! Taking over! OMG! IT’S ALL MOBILE. Oh wait.
One of the things I like about Brooklyn is you see Manhattan from a distance,”...– Literary Brooklyn Gets Its Leading Man - NYTimes.com Too true. I am glad you’re settled nicely, Mr. Amis. We’re thrilled to have you.
Can this really be the meaning of the symbol? Would Apple, or someone within...– Laocoön | TechCrunch Woah.
Lover.ly Founder Kellee Khalil On Being A... →
Speaking at Cannes, Facebook’s global head of design, Paul Adams, asked...– Feedback Loop: Cannes, Apps, the Return to Flash | Digiday Bwahahaha. Yes, also consider your yellow pages a branding platform.
Like many startups, my company put very little thought into marketing or...– Startup Delusion and Embracing the Schlep | PandoDaily
Seventh-generation Lanaian Sol Kahoohalahala said he hopes to see an end to high...– Oracle’s Ellison to buy, invest in Lanai - Yahoo! News That is a good name.
The trouble is, you think you have time.– Buddha (via shaneguiter)
WPP said Tom Bedecarré, the chairman of AKQA, would also become president of a...– WPP Acquires AKQA to Beef Up Digital Marketing - NYTimes.com Hoo boy. That’ll be fun.
YouTube users upload 48 hours of video, Facebook users share 684,478 pieces of...– How Much Data is Created Every Minute? (It’s actually 46,732)
A lot of people are coming up with things that they can measure, but there is a...– Twitter and Facebook Need Better Analytics | Digiday