I really like the latest update to the URL shortening service bit.ly. Particularly the ability to see, right there on the front page, how many clicks a link has received and copy the link, both of which used to require a bit of clicking around but which are now presented front and center.
I’ve been using Delicious quite a bit in recent months and so have seen first hand all the changes that have been made as the current ownership tries to turn the site around after years of neglect. The most recent update is all about speeding things up and making discovery more of a priority, both…… Continue reading Delicious speeds up, makes other tweaks
Advertising: Jeffrey Rayport at BusinessWeek takes a while to get there because he’s busy laying the ground for his argument but eventually gets to the point of saying cost-per-action or cost-per-click advertising is the future of the online ad market. They have higher rates and advertisers only pay when a positive action is taken. Brian…… Continue reading Marketing Madness in 60 Seconds: 2/18/09