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Entries from April 2008

links for 2008-04-18

April 19th, 2008 · No Comments

Lifeblog: Blood from stone: Don’t focus on ad revenue from social networking services Yes, social network is the concentrator, but what the folks end up doing is where the money’s at. One good example is O’Reilly. Is it a social networking service? Sure is. Where do they make money? Selling info to the network (tags: […]

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links for 2008-04-17

April 18th, 2008 · No Comments

Wow. Just wow. (Guess the company) « Fromthemindofj’s Weblog As I stood up to greet him, I was clad in pressed dress pants, and a pinstripe shirt, with a tie. He was wearing, once again, I am not making this up: workout sweats, a wife beater, and a North Face fleece. (tags: marketing business branding […]

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links for 2008-04-16

April 17th, 2008 · No Comments

Starbucks’ Retro Logo | Business Week This time, she is a messenger for Chairman Howard Schultz, who is trying to restore some of the goodwill and warm feelings for the brand that have gone by the wayside because of increasing coffee prices, machine-made lattes, and bad press. (tags: starbucks branding retro turnaround howardschultz businessweek) brand […]

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links for 2008-04-15

April 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Noisy Decent Graphics: Little ideas adapted by big companies In fact, that’s one of my favourite types of ideas. One that just builds over time and then gets adapted by a business or an organsiation. (tags: advertising marketing innovation noisydecentgraphics wine packaging design)

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links for 2008-04-08

April 9th, 2008 · No Comments

YouTube Inspires Employee to Stop Thief – AOL News “What was going through my mind at that point was that the security tape is either going to show me run away and hide in the office or whack this guy in the head, so I just grabbed the cup and clocked the guy pretty hard” […]

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links for 2008-04-07

April 8th, 2008 · No Comments

Irrational economics | Look and feel | Economist.com People offered the banknote believed, on average, that they could use it to buy 83 paperclips, 72 napkins or 46 sweets. Those offered the coin thought 39 paperclips, 51 napkins or 27 sweets. In other words, the note was believed to be almost twice as valu (tags: […]

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