Sep 21, 2011
DealsGoRound says it has uncovered a $577 million opportunity in the daily deals space. Nearly 22% of deals purchased from Groupon, LivingSocial, BuyWithMe and elsewhere go unredeemed according to a survey from Rice University. This represents a huge secondary market for re-selling deals, which is precisely what DealsGoRound does. To illustrate the opportunity here, DealsGoRound has released the following...
Aug 10, 2011
A newly released report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project said that Search and Email are the two online activities that are nearly universal among adult internet users. A whopping 92% of online adults use search engines to find information on the Web, and a similar number (92%) use email.
Even in a world where new platforms constantly evolved, with components like broadband and mobile...
Aug 2, 2011
In my youthful career, I have passed through various stages, working my way through my lonely newspaper days at the Beacon Hill Times, one of my first jobs out of college. Then, I began to hear the whispers that journalism is a dying art, and those who write will be vanished by computers and humorless voices that sit behind these new, mysterious platforms called blogs.
Well, they were pretty close to...
Jul 28, 2011
An interesting new infographic was released from JobVite earlier this month, a company that makes social recruitment software, and It shows a clear picture that social recruiting is continuing to grow at exponetial levels, with LinkedIn acting as the biggest advocate among social networking sites when it comes to finding and hiring new employees.
Chances are, if you’ve hired or have been hired for a...
Jul 27, 2011
As various organizations and enterprise institutions have adopted social media over the past several years, researchers from University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth’s Center for Marketing Research led by Dr. Nora Barnes have looked at how quickly this adoption is taking place among colleges and universities, and a newly released report shows that it’s near alomst 100% immersion.