How did Fab sign up 170k people before launch and rapidly grow to 750k? Of...– Really a great read. Barry Malinowski post: Fab.com: Inspiration for the Flash Sales Space. Proves the age-old truth of community commerce: Understand your customer and the ‘why’ of why they want to buy and match that with a business model that supports behavior, not capitalizes on...
Their sliding scale of naturalness makes it easier for big companies to claim...– This quote is referring to the ongoing battle about the definition of what natural wine really is and why it matters. From Eric Asimoz’s piece in The Pour, specifically his review of Jamie Goode’s book, Authentic Wine: Toward Natural and Sustainable Winemaking”. Eric is such a good...
With 32% share, Apple leading ‘Connected TV’... →
Can this really be the correct number? Is so, we are still in the wild west of connected TV and the land grab is just getting started.
…how to make sense of the web overrun by factory-produced, SEO-optimized...– From Om Malik’s post “Meet the Internet’s newest boy genius”. Om is such a great writer. This story is one of his best. More interesting than the entrepreneur even is the importance of the problem he is trying to solve.
“Marketers weren’t asking ‘Why Twitter?’ but ‘How?’ to use it. A good watch. Interview with Adam Bain. CRO for Twitter.
10% of this year's Sundance selections raised... →
Amazing. How often does something do so much good, fill an emotional and creative need for the supporters and be a real business as well? What a great idea and a great company. whitneymcn: This is mindblowing from a wide variety of perspectives, so I’ll just pick one: Remember when Kickstarter hit 1MM backers a couple of months ago, and it was pointed by (first by @garychou, I believe) that...
New blog post "Conversational rant" reimagining... →