According to Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) (1):Subscription services like Netflix and kiosk rentals from Redbox were bright spots for the big Hollywood studios. Consumer spending on subscription video services — including DVD-by-mail and streaming video-on-demand (VOD) — grew more than 24 percent to $808.2 million. Revenues from kiosk rentals were up 36.7 percent to $403.7 million. That growth offset declines in brick-and-mortar DVD and Blu-ray rentals, which together dropped 29 percent…
In today’s Wiki-world, old terms frequently take on new meanings and, in many cases, new words are created daily. LOL. OMG. It’s official – Webster now also agrees.
Take the term pivot for instance. By proper definition to pivot or the action of pivoting; especially : the action in basketball of stepping with one foot while keeping the other…
Think Marvel comics. Superhero’s. Wonder Twin powers activate, form of a…tablet!
For years we’ve been hearing about the house of the future. The race for the living room. The gateway to the world. Well it’s finally here except it’s not limited to your living room. Now it fits in your bag and goes wherever you go. Life just got even better….
HALLELUJAH! Shouts heard across the world. Finally the day has come when cable operators no longer hold the consumer hostage. Remember waiting weeks to have your cable installed? Or paying more for the cable bill than your rent? And perhaps worse yet surfing through 900+ channels of programming and still nothing good to watch?
According to the blog “What’s on My PC” the technical definition is: “Cloud computing (or a cloudware application) is a hosted service (or software app) that is provided over the Internet….
In the early ‘90’s, MTV started a revolution that could be heard across the globe. People everywhere shouting from the roof tops: I WANT MY MTV! Fast forward 30 years and people are humming a slightly different tune: I WANT MY IPTV!
When we come across something that’s too good to pass up we just have to share! The brain trust at Boxee.tv had a discussion with Mark Cuban centered around whether the future living room will be driven by the Internet or existing TV infrastructure. Below are highlights of this lively debate which leads us to the ever important question: WHICH SIDE DO YOU CHOOSE? (more…)
The consumer marketplace is increasingly fragmented. It’s not just where and when we receive our information but WHAT we like and want. Everyone is looking for a more personal connection between themselves and the brand.
It’s a brave new world. And expectations are at an all time high.
What once was the race for the living room is now a sprint to the hand and your device – the new gateway to the consumer.Parks Associates report of March, 2010. “Smartphone: King of Convergence”: the number of smartphone users is expected to quadruple, exceeding 1 billion worldwide by 2014. eWeek Magazine: “In a March 8 research note, Piper Jaffray analyst…
Affiliate marketing is a marketing practice in which a business rewards one or more affiliates for each visitor or customer brought about by the affiliate’s own marketing efforts. Examples include rewards sites, where users are rewarded with cash or gifts, for the completion of an offer, and the referral of others to the site. The industry has four core players: the merchant (also known as ‘retailer’ or ‘brand’), the…