links for 2010-04-14

  • So in future, when I talk about PayPal, don’t forget that we’re also talking about their national equivalents such as iDEAL, Yandex.Money and Alipay. Similarly with Facebook, don’t forget that there’s also Mixi, Hyves, Orkut and Friendster.
    The implications of these services on core banking is exactly the same which is that we are seeing the creation of many disruptive, fresh and incredibly successful web services for social and P2P finance … leading, in future, to social B2B finance.

links for 2010-02-09

  • Prior to CBS’ broadcast of the Super Bowl XLIV, three of the most popular terms associated with Dove were “soap,” “beauty” and “deodorant.” But in the 24 hours following the game, the Dove spot, via Ogilvy & Mather, started generating terms like “Super Bowl,” “ad” and “men," per Zeta Interactive, a New York City-based digital and interactive marketing agency. (The firm evaluated online consumer response to the ads leading up to, during and following the Super Bowl.)

links for 2010-02-08

  • Mothers today seek reliable information to make the best decisions and purchases they can for their families. Increasingly, they're seeking this information through digital channels. This behavior provides an opportunity for marketers to reach moms in contextually relevant environments.

    Are you adapting your online strategies to target moms?