Link to The Onion reveals the truth about Kickstarter (video)

It should come as no surprise for anyone that reads this blog that I have an opinion on what Pinterest should do from a product standpoint and even less of a surprise that it would include the concept of location. (I know. Sssshhhhhocking!) 20% of Pinterest’s traffic is currently mobile. I’m unsure what percentage is …

Link to All hail the GeekMobile

Depending on how old your car is, if you’ve lifted the hood recently, you’ll notice that the engine and the supporting parts are not at all like the ones you grew up with (or that you saw in movies for our younger audience). It’s far more electrical and computer driven than mechanical these days. And …

Link to Amazing 180 degree mobile video

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One of the things I learned at the #BigBoulder Conference from the guys from @ESRI this past week was that location is the glue between datasets. Demographic, psychographic, content, etc is all linked to location. I, of course, love this thought and the issue is that most people don’t share their location. Approximately 5% of …

This past Thursday/Friday I had the good fortune to attend #BigBoulder Conference in  . . . you guessed it; Boulder Colorado. This event was put on by @gnip and was an excellent opportunity for me to see what the current state of social data is. The event tagline was Big Data, Big Ideas, Big Opportunities and I witnessed all three. What I …

After what can only be called one of the busiest, yet least fun periods of my life, I’m back and blogging with a #MarketingGeekVengance!  

This is a great case study from MomentFeed on their product Pinsync. Great stuff . . .

Link to A camera for Instagram called the Socialmatic (video)

Antonio De Rosa is raising money to build out a camera specifically for Instagram. (If you just ignore the fact that Instagram was bought by Facebook, it seems MUCH cooler.) The camera is called a the Socialmatic and the video below outlines all that the device does. They have 41 days left to raise the …

It’s almost comical to say there is a new business reality at play. This is because there are so many forces at work lately, that it seems as though new realities are created and killed almost every quarter. Opportunistic turbulence is probably the best term for it. I’d like to call one out for review …