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Introducing Amazon AI Services!

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This is fake news Announcing Amazon’s Artificial INtelligence Services! Less than a year ago, Amazon launched its AI services for developers and we currently have many of the world’s most successful businesses, using our platform. Today, Amazon is refining their service and making it available to its “front-of-house” customers. Marketers, sales, customer experience...

Scott Galloway and The Four Horsemen

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@profgalloway proselytizes about Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google. I agree with many things he says.  eCommerce -> brick & mortar – I completely agree with him on eCommerce companies opening stores, even though I have no idea what a Warbly Parker is. Amazon is screwed. A company that races to the bottom never wins. Enough said. Apple will be the first trillion dollar company...

A brand supscription

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This is an interesting article from Wired Magazine. The premise is that people don’t want to own things anymore and the brands that they mention are Apple/Amazon. The examples they give are content: music and books. But we’re also seeing this with the rise of Lyft and car2go. My opinion is that people are giving up on owning things because of the cost and because they can’t keep...

Get ready for Amazon Stores

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With the rise of mobile powered commerce, brick and mortar stores now have a distinct advantage. When I say mobile powered commerce I mean. Mobile commerce – $4 billion for eBay this year Mobile transactions – buying something in the store with your mobile phone. Square or Google Wallet are great examples Social Commerce – Click here for an organic example Location-based...

Amazon watches eBay go after hyper-local market. What about Google and Facebook?

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eBay has recently made some interesting acquisitions that I’m sure has someone at Amazon paying a little closer attention. For those that have not used eBay (yes there are some)  it’s more than an auction site. It’s an ecommerce site and with the ability to ‘Buy it Now’. I’d never purchased anything from eBay until recently. Pretty easy experience and not quite...

Tivo Long-term?

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With the advent of the Internet becoming the platform for on-demand video entertainment, I’m beginning to wonder what TiVo is going to do long-term. If I can go to the Internet and watch the show that I want to watch, when I want to watch it, why do I need TiVo? I’m sure this is the reason Tivo has partnered with several companies to expand their offering. Rhapsody is now available...

I'm an Associate Teaching Professor of Digital Marketing at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver. I also consult with startups and established brands. I'm currently interested in artificial intelligence, cognitive neuroscience and culture. I am married to an amazing woman and have two incredible children. I was raised in Colorado and spend my free time with family, cycling, snowboarding and going to the Pacific Ocean to SCUBA dive + surf. I'm passionate about architecture, design, street art, photography and tattooing.

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