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Google Base no category killer

When Google Base launched last year, many believed it would be the ultimate category killer, disrupting eBay, Craiglsist and the multi billion dollar newspaper classifieds advertising business.

May 20, 2006 by Donna Bogatin

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Apple takes bigger byte of Big Apple

Apple opened a flagship retail destination in New York City this evening: The Apple Store Fifth Avenue. The Apple showroom and store will be open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for the “city that never sleeps

May 19, 2006 by Donna Bogatin

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Profiling the On-Demand Media Consumer

Arbitron and Edison Media Research track online broadcasting, Internet usage and consumer media trends and conducted about 2000 telephone interviews in January 2006 to develop a profile of the “On-Demand Media Consumer.

May 19, 2006 by Donna Bogatin

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Napster's ironic pitch

As the Web 1.0 Napster saga lives on, Web 2.0 content sharing hubs, such as YouTube, are just beginning to grapple over the wants of content consumers, the needs of content owners, the rights of content creators, and their own desires to make money.

May 18, 2006 by Donna Bogatin

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Yahoo: 'Searches more sophisticated and specific'

Yahoo’s future strategy aims at 'driving deeper engagement' with its users through vertical search, personalization, desktop search and social search and believes the increasing sophistication of user search behavior supports the goal.

May 18, 2006 by Donna Bogatin

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Yahoo homepage redesign: 2006 vs. 2002

In 2002, the CNET announcement of Yahoo’s new look highlighted the advertiser-driven focus of its homepage redesign. In 2006, Yahoo's homepage redesign is presented in Web 2.0 community terms.

May 17, 2006 by Donna Bogatin

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DVRs impacting TV upfronts

DVR TV viewing behavior is disrupting the television advertising market: Nielsen Media Research has been measuring non-live digital video recorder viewing since last December, TiVo announced Monday an “upfront

May 17, 2006 by Donna Bogatin

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