Wednesday, September 29, 2010
  • Forrester: Lack Of 'Creators' Stifling Social Web

    From blogging to product reviews, is consumer-generated media past its prime? Well, while social network participation continues to grow, other forms of social interaction are now stable or on the wane, according to new research from Forrester. ...Read the whole story

  • Social Media And Real-Time Search Meet the Real World (And Snow)

    When the Colorado ski resort Keystone opens for the season in November, it will offer a new experience that ties in social media with radio frequency identification (RFID) technology and location-based services through Facebook and Twitter. The online and mobile technology platform, EpicMix, connects friends and family on and off the mountain in Vail, Colo. The ski season pass or lift ticket, enabled with RFID technology, puts the skier in the social experience. ...Read the whole story

  • Hoover's Launches Social Community For Business

    The voice of the social community will guide the direction for a portal and business consortium that Hoover's and contributors Outsell, Selling Power, and Shore Communications plan to launch Tuesday. For the first six months the group will focus on building and sharing its collective expertise on marketing and sales, along with a variety of business topics for entrepreneurs. ...Read the whole story

    Tweet This: Ad-Supported Media Needs Marketers More Than Marketers Need Media

    One of my favorite parts of Advertising Week -- besides when it's over, and I can go back to the home office and take off the heels -- is the Future of Media Forum, which, as ...More

    • CheckPoints Makes An End-Run Around Location

      I've got a riddle for you: What's the hardest part about location-based marketing? Here's a hint: It's not the marketing. The challenge tends to lie in dealing with locations. This comes up all the time. Can ...More