Technology is resetting expectations of retail and transforming shopping behaviour. We are getting used to being able to click on a product image and go into the buying process. Soon, we'll expect to be able to buy any image we click on – and be frustrated if we can't.
henever those followers find a product they like, they have always had to go to a third party retailer to buy it. “My wife wouldn’t capture a) the margin, and b) the customer,” he says. “That’s the real key.”
it’s important for things to be beautiful lose their minds over it and then after the beautiful thing has been Instagrammed and ripped apart a thousand times it is done and over and then they, you know, they open up a second location.
They’ll come and go. But while they are in orbit, it will be right. It will be good. It will be physics and love and everything in between. Enjoy that. But don’t try to keep it. That’s just not how this place works.
So, the truth: Right now, today, in 2014 is the best time to start something on the internet. There has never been a better time in the whole history of the world to invent something. There has never been a better time with more opportunities, more openings, lower barriers, higher benefit/risk ratios, better returns, greater upside, than now. Right now, this […]
To work and be paid for it – that’s great. But not to work for the sole purpose of making money. I got bored by the debates we're having about this issue and how they are not going anywhere. So I thought: Let’s just try this and see what happens instead of waiting around for politicians.
This is what makes the user-created social web great. It's the value it adds over traditional news media, traditional classified ads, traditional shopping, everything. We keep copyright on everything we write and every image we post, giving these services a broad license to use it. And whenever the terms of service seem to be saying that these companies […]
deliver our content to a wider audience by meeting our reader wherever she is,” she said. “On a tactical level, that means always playing to each platform’s strength and delivering our content in a way that gives our audience what they want, when they want it and in the format that is easiest to consume on the given medium
This is the crux of millennial “hashtag activism,” where instead of actually doing something, you can just pretend like you’re doing something by posting things all over your Facebook. Like the Ice Bucket Challenge, good causes end up being a collective of social media naval gazing. We reflected on our favorite social-movements-gone-viral and found out what […]