Posts tagged with Discovery

The ultimate NewFronts roundup

Every year, companies gather in New York to pitch advertisers on their latest and greatest digital offerings in digital media's response to television upfronts.

Here are some of the highlights from this year's NewFronts which occurred between April 27 and May 7...

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Retailers must switch on to the discovery channel

It’s an empowering time for online retailers. Thanks to sites like Pinterest and Curisma, retailers know more about what their consumers are demanding than ever before. 

Two thousand years ago, Romans would make a shopping list by scratching the name of items they needed into a thin layer of wax on a wooden tablet.

Today, it’s a new generation of tablets that are playing an increasingly vital role in the retail journey, reviving a retail pattern that has long dominated the offline shopping experience: discovery shopping! 

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eBay turns to Pinterest for redesign inspiration: will it work?

Pinterest is one of Silicon Valley's hottest startups, and while companies like Facebook struggle to prove that they can monetize social media, many see reason to believe that the image-based social network is poised to deliver on the promise of social commerce.

That social commerce potential seems to have caught the attention of eBay, which yesterday announced "the new eBay."

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Q&A: David Sasson of Outbrain on content marketing and content discovery

David Sasson is COO of content discovery solution Outbrain, the sponsor of the Content Marketing Survey Report being published by Econsultancy next week.

David, who will be on the panel for the research launch event in London next Wednesday, spoke to us about the growth of content marketing and what the company's platform can offer for publishers, advertisers and consumers. 

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Google Buzz finally gets an official 'share' button

Google made quite a few mistakes when it launched its Gmail-based social network, Buzz. Some mistakes, namely those related to privacy, overshadowed smaller mistakes.

One of those smaller mistakes: not giving publishers an easy way to encourage users to share their content on Buzz. With Facebook, Digg and Twitter 'share' buttons being almost ubiquitous across the web today, the fact that Google didn't release a 'share' button of its own is perhaps additional evidence of just how rushed the Buzz release was.

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ESPN looks to score with 3D

Avatar, the sci-fi blockbuster that has already grossed more than $1bn globally at the box office, has rekindled interest in 3D entertainment.

That's because a lot of the buzz around the movie, which can be viewed in a 3D flavor, can be attributed to the 3D experience.

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