Shiny And New But Seen By Who →
Google announced a ton of new design upgrades for Google+ today. Among them: improved navigation, redesigned stream and dedicated hangouts page, essentially making Google+ look like a drastically different product. Sarah Perez did a nice job summarizing the design changes, which appear to be a pretty impressive list. But I’m concerned. Says Perez: In highlighting the new features,...
I’ve never worked for a company that has been as scrutinized, criticized, and...– Former Patch Editor-In-Chief Brian Farnham, who announced he was leaving AOL today.
Social : Commerce :: Oil : Water →
Nevertheless, if e-commerce on Facebook takes off, many expect the social network to find a way to make money off it. Linkbait title aside, Reuters published a story today discussing the potential of e-commerce on Facebook, and more broadly, social networks. Says the Forrester analyst: “It was like trying to sell stuff to people while they’re hanging out with their friends at the bar.” I...
A Fantastic Day For Pinterest →
Is it really any surprise? Sean Ludwig reported today that Pinterest is now the third most popular social network. The growth numbers are staggering. 17.8 million February uniques that average 89 minutes per month on the site. Overall, very impressive February numbers and short-term growth. What really got me though was Alexia Tsotsis’ report that Pinterest could be valued at $1 billion....
So what happens when you make a New Year’s Resolution to write more? The outcome isn’t always good. After a couple months sustaining a solid 2-3 posts a day, the New Year hit. A couple days go by, no posts. January and February pass — only a few. Writing is all about rhythm. When you’re in your groove, no one can stop you. When you fall out, it takes a long time to get back to...