YCombinator and Sam Altman have put together a tremendous resource for entrepreneurs, product managers, product marketers, etc… they have made available a series of lectures around YC’s “How to Start a Startup” course and it is truly excellent. Not only are the topics spot on – and relevant to all aspects of founding, building and […]
There was very good response from my earlier post on Nike’s use of Twitter and using it as an example of successful and time-sensitive social commerce. So I thought I would share a couple quick follow up posts related to Nike’s use of Twitter on the heels of a couple great promotions.
Yesterday we released an update to the SportsCenter App for iOS – optimized for iOS8 and including a rich, personalized widget. Users can now add the SportsCenter widget to their Today panel within iOS8. The widget includes live scores from your favorite teams and one-click access to listen to ESPN’s live Radio broadcast. You can […]
Earlier today, we began to open the doors to a small group of ESPN users for the new, redesigned ESPN.com. It is the first day of our Beta process – a multi-month process in which we will gradually open the doors to more and more fans, continuously test and iterate, and build towards the eventual […]
Much is new in 2014 for the #1 Fantasy Football site and application on iOS and Android – a new look, a new experience, and a slew of new features (including integration with Tilt, as covered here).
Thursday at 6pm est, ESPN debuted the SEC Network, a new sports network devoted to the Southeastern Conference. The next 14 days will feature an array of events and specials, including customized programming to feature 14 schools in 14 days with team previews, greatest games and SEC features leading into the network’s first college football […]
I love golf. I love Nike. And I love Rory. Unsurprisingly, I’ve also written a fair amount about each – particularly Nike and its use of social media and commerce. Here’s on more to add to that collection – Rory McIlroy is the world’s #1 golfer and tees off at the PGA Championship today. He […]
I am very excited to announce that ESPN and Tilt (formerly CrowdTilt) have teamed up to make you fantasy football experience even better. With Tilt, ESPN fantasy leagues can now manage dues and payments through our integration here: espn.tilt.com. It’s really simple, intuitive and fun. And of course, download the apps here: ESPN Fantasy on […]
Google Play’s Top Paid and Top Grossing App lists look quite different. Not only are there different inhabitants (Electronic Arts, for instance, has four of the top ten Paid Apps but none of the top ten grossing apps) – the business models and interactive models are obviously different. Here are screenshots of each list – […]
Messaging rules the app stores these days… as does Facebook. Here is a screenshot of the Google Play Store’s Top Free Apps: #1. Facebook Messenger #2. Facebook #4. Instagram (Facebook) #5. Snapchat