Category Archives: Marketing

QR Code Shopping in subway stations in Milan, Italy: klikkapromo.it introduces virtual supermarkets

On January I wrote about South Korea’s Tesco big hit with QR Code shopping concept. Today I spotted in Milan, Italy, a similar idea where an italian discount-hunting website, klikkapromo.it, is promoting several goods along with QR-Code. The idea is … Continue reading

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Coke Zero and 007 Skyfall challenge train passengers with “Unlock the 007 in You” [Street marketing]

Coke Zero challenged unsuspecting train passengers to unlock the 007 in them for their chance to win exclusive tickets for the new James Bond movie SKYFALL. However, the exclusive tickets weren’t free. People had to go the extra mile and … Continue reading

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Identifying social trends and influences pushes for new social media analytics tools

MediaPost just published this cool post, take a look! Some hints? Brennan Carlson, VP of strategy at Lyris, called for search terms similar to tweets in microblogging sites like Twitter. He said Google and Twitter offer analytics tools, but can’t … Continue reading

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iPad magic promoting Stockholm with Charlie Caper and Erik Rosales: incredible communication video

This is the kind of magic I love! It’s a promotional video produced on behalf of Stockholm, Step2 Communication and performed at MIPIM in Cannes by communication experts and magicians Charlie Caper and Erik Rosales. As you can see, several … Continue reading

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Shopping Center Westfield London offers Wi-Fi… and (almost) free mobile phone charging!

London looks like the center of the universe, these days, thanks to London 2012 Olympic Games. Here comes a tiny news bit that shows how much technology can help/extend shopping experience. Shopping Center Westfield London sports some 312 (!) stores… … Continue reading

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SEO is dead, long live good content curation and Social PR – says Forbes

Ken Krogue on Forbes just posted an article that will for sure ignite polemic flaming on the ‘Net. He reports Adam Torkildson, one of the top SEO consultants in Utah and one of the best in the country told him … Continue reading

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Twitter drops Linkedin partnership?

This is the kind of news that deserves much attention. As reported by Mashable: LinkedIn announced via a blog post on Friday that Twitter would no longer be partnering with the business-networking site to sync updates from one site to … Continue reading

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Meebo has been acquired by Google for a reported $100 million

Meebo now goes with Big G, that is it’s been acquired by Google for some $100 million. Meebo, started in 2005 as a web-based messaging service, but has since developed “the Meebo bar,” its flagship offering which “wraps” a web … Continue reading

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The Long Facebook Week (and the week-end too!): here’s a summary of news, hints and thoughts about this event [part II]

Following my previous post, here are more news and thoughts about Facebook (and Mark’s life as well) and social network present and (near) future. What happened about all the other Social Networks? Other social media companies, most of which have … Continue reading

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Choose your next fashion the Social Way: C&A dress hooks show Facebook Likes!

How do you know the real approval of a single fashion item? How do you understand users’ acceptance of dresses and clothes without even getting out of the store? How do you do it real-time and in a social way? … Continue reading

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