I loved this picture as a child and have been longing for simpler times lately. Happy Thanksgiving everyone. UW8YKXBJTC4W

For the younger readers, AOL was is this company that focused on providing the Internet with training wheels. They utilized what was something called “dial-up” (Internet via your phone line) and would send you a seemingly endless stream of CDs (those little circular things that play music and sometimes have software on them), to get …

Link to A danceable tune from my friends at Creare Group (video)

This is about as creative as you can get selling SEO.

With the acquisition of AdMob, most would believe that mobile advertising will belong to Google. (Heck without the acquisition, people thought they had it in the bag.) Google now has a massive amount of competitive information about Apple’s in-app ad serving, which is currently, very successful. Google has owned the most potent form of mobile …

With respect to an iPhone and how you hold it, it’s important to remember: vertical = camera/phone call horizontal = data I’ve been very surprised at the number of apps that don’t rotate the screen to allow the user to hold the device so that the majority of the screen can be utilized for data …

Link to Lotame partners with users for social advertising (video)

I’ve been talking about businesses partnering with users on advertising many moons and found a business that does just this on social networks. They are called Lotame (low-ta-mee) and I mentioned them in an earlier post this week. I have included a video that describes the service. Sounds amazing and they offer some free reports …

Why is there no iPhone-only social network? Nothing against iRovr but their traffic doesn’t look very compelling. Michael Arrington wrote a pretty good piece about this back in February of 2008. His focus was on iPhone users finding each other via GPS and triangulation. This is the kind of service that Brightkite offers although I’m …

So there I was. Minding my own business, when I was asked by a friend, what contextual advertising was. I politely explained the concept and this of course lead to a much larger discussion. So I decided to write up this little advertising map. (This is of course advertising according to me and is therefore …

I saw a tweet this morning from @kim about a search engine for Twitter lists. It’s aptly named List Browser and was created by Dave Winer. For those of you that haven’t heard of Twitter lists yet, they’re a way of organizing the people that you follow. The hopes is that you will categorize your …

I discovered a great resource for tracking analytics across arguably the three primary app stores; Apple, BlackBerry and Android. The company is called Distimo and is based out of the Netherlands. They were founded in May of this year, have four employees and among other things, produce a free monthly report. Some of this months …