Nick Valente

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What happens to ads when search goes audio?

What happens to the online ad business when a large part of the population starts to perform the majority of its search and information requests via an audio only interface? We do it now with our phones, or can, and now Amazon has...

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Less Branding, More Filling

Though not the best example of minimal branding I think this is still an excellent example of a lightly branded campaign that does several things. Makes you feel good about the product; in this case France. Laugh, everyone likes that. Have a...

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Amazon’s Fire Phone; Best Feature

What would you say is Amazon’s new phone, Fire Phone’s best feature? Unlimited cloud storage of photographs The ability to scan products easily 3D  images Mayday Depending on what you’re looking for any one of these could be a best feature for...

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Whe the Image you Post is Co-Oped

It’s easy to make errors in Social. Even easier to do so when you hand your protagonists a gift as both Michele Obama and Ann Coulter did this past week when the first lady tried to help by hold up a “bring back...

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Finally, a Good Looking Smart Watch

Archos, a company more known for it’s tablets and MP3/video players has announced a trio of Smart watches. Rather than go for the does everything under the sun route of Samsung and others, they are keeping it real. But what really struck...

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2014, The Year of the Cloud, Again

2013 was definitely a good year for all things cloud. Consumers are finally starting to understand what it means and how it can help/affect their lives.  Though not the only notable news item, the undeniable rise of the Chormebook has certainly had...

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Link Bait Headlines, Do They Work?

Everyone has seen them. The headline screams a crazy tune, but the copy does not back it up. Today in the Huffington Post, experts at this, a headline read; “Fox News President Makes Shocking Admission About Sarah Palin” OK, great headline, makes...

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Pintrest – Blogging Without Words

Looking at the success of Pintrest this morning it finally hit me. Pintrest is a success for a couple of reasons, but one in particular. It requires very little writing. A Base Level At a base level Pintrest gives the average or...