Jeff Bezos: the king of content

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Jeff Bezos wants Earth's biggest online retailer to become the world's mightiest content publisher and distributor.  In a recent interview with Steven Levy of Wired, Bezos shared how Amazon is creating a web content powerhouse through an a three-pronged, interlocking approach that encompasses the Kindle, Amazon Web Services, and publishing ...

How an independent bookstore rocks my world

Monday, December 20th, 2010

If you like to discover books by exploring your local bookstore, you are a dying breed. And apparently I am, too. A friend recently shared with me this article about how e-readers are contributing to the demise of local bookstores in Minneapolis, one of my favorite cities for independent bookstores. ...

iPad could unleash creativity

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

The unveiling of the Apple iPad has inspired much commentary among my Razorfish colleagues.  I've read tongue-in-cheek reactions from Amnesia Razorfish.  Domenic Venuto, head of the Razorfish media/entertainment practice in New York, has discussed the iPad's implications for the publishing industry in a MediaPost article.  And emerging media director Jeremy ...

Who are the top 50 social brands?

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Recently Infegy published its March 2009 list of of the hottest social brands on the market -- the names that have the strongest reach across the digital world as measured by a number of factors.  Some observations: The Top 5 are not surprising: Twitter, Google, Obama, the iPhone, and Facebook.  But ...