市场营销 | marketing | 마케팅

8 services you should be using | 8 互联网服务

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When I was working on the What’s Next presentation and series of blog posts, I put a list of services that people should try, in the unlikely event that they hadn’t already:


  • Quora – clean smart question-and-answer service that manages to intelligently connect your questions and your social graph. It’s focused and pleasingly minimal design, just like a good web app should be – Facebook take note!
  • Formspring – easy way to create an FAQ
  • Hunch – decision engine. I haven’t seen brands using it yet, but it has an immense amount of potential. Hunch also had Caterina Fake’s smarts at building a great community. Something that still sustains Flickr

Location has been where the heat is at this year and these are the front-runners give them a road test to sound knowledgeable in client meetings.

Augmented reality

  • Google SketchUp – an easy-to-use tool that allows users to create 3D models that can be an overlay on Google Earth. A great way of creating locative art and engaging consumers in a more creative way

Research | monitoring

  • Google Realtime – it took Google a while but I think that this a great monitoring tool
商业 | business | 상업 在线 | online | 온라인으로 市场营销 | marketing | 마케팅

I like: Fedex & Ketchum benchmarking study on social media | 网上调查研究

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FedEx and Ketchum did some interesting research in the US about current practices around social media and the video clip below highlights some of the findings. A downloadable PDF was available.

媒体与艺术 | culture | 미디어와 예술

I like: Underworld – Always Loved A Film | 音乐 Underworld – Always Loved A Film

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If you are used to Underworld’s earlier work pummeling your senses via a giant sound system like I am then this track will hopefully come as a pleasant surprise. It is a delightful piece of of downbeat electronica that would be right at home in a café in Ibiza.