When e-commerce first came about in the 1990s, it was seen as a replacement to offline sales. In the real world, you went to a store, bought something and brought it home. In the new world of e-commerce, you went to a website, bought something and it came to you. It was transformative and seen as a replacement for unwanted shopping trips. It also drove much of the dot-com boom, as futurists envisi
By Michael Foster on Jul 29, 2015
Marketing execs often drone on about how ads need to be engaging, but one campaign that just kicked off in London is taking engagement to a whole new level. Using artificial intelligence, the “smart poster” actively changes in order to engage those nearby and could represent a whole new marriage of technology and advertising. Created by M&C Saatchi, Clear Channel and Posterscope as a proof of conc
By Barry Eitel on Jul 29, 2015
In the world of business, the writing is expected to be effective, efficient, and professional. Unfortunately, business writing often does not meet those standards. If you’ve worked in the business world for any amount of time, you’ve certainly received emails, memos, or other written works that were too long, poorly written and difficult to decipher. Chances are you’ve also received business corr
By Julie Ellis on Jul 24, 2015
Scaffold sheeting gives you the opportunity to display large scale, billboard style advertising, allowing you to reach a huge amount of people for months at a time. The latest types of scaffold sheeting are not just tough and durable but they can produce bright and vivid colors when printed, perfect for grabbing attention of foot traffic on the ground. An increasing number of entrepreneurial const
By James Timpson on Jul 24, 2015
When asked whether Velocify is a first-time sponsor of LeadsCon, Martin Lind, director of Business Development, tells me that, in fact, the company is one of the performance and lead generation conference’s founding sponsors. As LeadsCon is celebrating its seventh year, Velocify is right alongside it and between New York and Las Vegas events is sponsoring its 14th show. Lind will be speaking at th
By Shahnaz Mahmud on Jul 22, 2015
BarkBox is taking an ever-bigger bite of the US pet industry. Through an online service with 200,000 subscribers and growing, BarkBox provides monthly delivery of toys, chews and all-natural treats for pampered pooches across the US. BarkBox says its boxed-up offerings “match your dog’s unique preferences.” More than anything, though, BarkBox is catering to the preferences of potentially millions
By John Egan on Jul 20, 2015
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