In early September, we got the unfortunate news that the San Francisco Port Authority was closing Pier 38 (home to Dogpatch Labs San Francisco).
Amazon’s $199 tablet, the Kindle Fire, is now available for pre-order. The product page is really terrific: colorful, informative, fun and all on a single page. It’s great:
I sometimes share an article on Facebook and Twitter … and despite not having a ton of commentary to add – think it’s worth ‘re-blogging’ (a short snipet and link back). Here is a note from 9to5Mac’s “The New iPhone”: “Expect Assistant, 1GB of RAM, the dual-core A5 processor, Nuance speech-to-text, and an 8 megapixel […]
How does Groupon address concerns of loyalty / merchant retention? Build tools directly into the product that allow customers to communicate directly with the merchants. It’s an easy, smart way to connect buyers with sellers – without interrupting either flow. The experience (from the language to the graphics) is very positive (“Award a Business”). I […]
Redbox continues its string of smart, rewarding marketing campaigns. Redbox has provided discounts and rewards for email and site activity – realizing that the value of certain acitvities (validated email address) far exceeds the cost of a free movie or two.