November 29, 2015

How to build a retail brand that engages millenials

Engaging millennials is one of the most compelling and complex topics of modern retail.  I’m often in conversations where people talk about how hard it is […]
November 15, 2015

eCommerce Buy Buttons and True Social Commerce

For many years, we’ve talked about the rise of ‘social commerce.’  People have predicted that our social networks would curate products for us and that the […]
December 12, 2013

Performance Linked Incentives for Engineers

A friend recently asked me about how I might define performance for web developers. It was an interesting question coming from one startup founder to another. […]
December 7, 2013

Mobile eCommerce: Old, but still intriguing, news [Part Two]

Before I begin, I want to give a quick shout out to Clay Allsop at Propeller for pointing out that there are companies out there helping […]
December 4, 2013

Mobile eCommerce: Old, but still intriguing, news [Part One]

In the wake of this year’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday stats, I want to talk about mobile commerce: the truths, the questions, and the abundant opportunities. I’ll […]
November 27, 2013

The New World of eCommerce: An Increasingly Competitive Landscape

To begin, I’d like to say, “I’m back!”  I’m committed to being a better, more frequent, blogger.  Instead of simply stating publicly that I’m going to […]
June 28, 2013

Gigs: the new hope for twentysomethings

I read an interesting article today in the WSJ that talked about the growth in unemployment rate among today’s recent college grads. Nothing super-surprising here. However, […]
June 20, 2013

Missionaries and Mercenaries

John Doerr, the prolific investment partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) who backed Google, Amazon, Intuit, and Twitter, popularized the terminology around ‘Missionary’ and […]
March 10, 2012

#SXSWi — How to get users addicted to your content

I love addiction; perhaps because I have a very addictive personality.  As such, I was drawn to the talk here at South by Southwest by @taraattrulia about […]