Link to Innovative market research companies in Denver

This past Friday morning I had the pleasure of attending a DU marketing roundtable that featured four innovative qualitative marketing research companies. The focus of the event was highlighting businesses that are pushing the qualitative research envelope using technology. Technology has traditionally been the realm of quantitative research but these companies are moving qualitative forward. I’ll list …

Link to Foursquare hits a billion check-ins!

A Week of Check-ins on the Path to One Billion from foursquare on Vimeo.

Link to Gamification by Design (video)

I’m currently reading this book by Gabe Zichermann & Christopher Cunningham. Book review on the way!

About 3 weeks ago I dropped my iPhone. The screen cracked, but it still worked and I bought it at Best Buy for their $15 a month protection plan that allows you to get a new one if anything happens to it. (Other than submersion; which I don’t get. An accident is an accident.) I …

It’s the beginning of football season and I wanted to suggest some tech upgrades I’ve had on my mind. Helmets – Currently the helmets are relatively ill fitting with poor peripheral vision. As you know the face mask has a cage that creates the possibility for face mask penalties and more importantly; the potential for …

I talk quite a bit about targeting niches when it comes to building your business. I’ve also asked the question of whether or not you should market a business if you’re not in the target market. If you find yourself in the midst of marketing to a niche that you don’t belong to you, you’re …

Link to The history of Copyright (video)

I found this great video on copyright and thought I’d share it. (This video reminded me of a great movie called RiP Remix Manifesto.) Enjoy!

I’ve been having a lot of conversations lately that start with, “What’s all they hype around the iPad? I don’t get it.”. Arguably, these people are a little less “dialed in” than some, but this sentiment is still out there. I guess I should start with some stats around the iPad to help illustrate the hype …