marketing Archive

Why are we spending so much time refuting?

There's a nice juicy war going on in the 'data / web' sector, that seems more heated than I can remember. It essentially boils down to sensationalist claims from the likes of MongoDB and MemSQL, which in turn draw refuting remarks from industry professionals that are typically embedded with RDBMS technologies. The...
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Worthy of distribution: Google vs. Facebook – paid ads

This is certainly no surprise to me; Not only is Facebook less economical from initial impressions, the performance is a dead giveaway.Here's a sweet and to the point rundown of how they bat heads. If you had to pick one to dump money into, it should always be Google (for...
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If you’re not off of Godaddy yet …

You should be. The Godaddy girls are stupid. The commercials are worse. Bob Parsons is kinda creepy (not just the elephant thing). The ads are terrible. The site is terrible.Do you need another excuse to move your registrar needs to another company such as Gandi or Namecheap?You need another excuse?...
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Browser wars: Feels old school

Stepping back from your browser of choice; it just hit me how HTML5 has reignited the browser war, pushing innovation and making things feel old school again.There's nothing 'old school' about HTML5, or is there? Anyone remember the old dx filters in IE? rotate, flame text, etc - now it's...
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Prediction: Google will buy LinkedIn

I'm going to wager it'd be a sound business decision for Google to try and buy LinkedIn.It's a gut feeling - I have no concrete evidence; merely a hunch on some small cues.Google's foothold with business services still needs help, LinkedIn can provide a multitude of deductive 'connections' that they...
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On coining terms, AKA: OCT

Am I the only one who near refuses to accept the buzzphrases thrown around by marketers; I just found a new one today mentioned in a ZDNet article, called 'APT' - 'hip' marketers drop these phrases to make it seem like they have some sort of new invention. Pisses me...
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