Pearltrees: 3 years and €8.5 million later, there's finally talk of a business model In Europe, as many of you may already know, people tend to talk about business models much earlier in the game than they do in the US. In fact, it’s a widely-held belief that European investors don’t tend to invest in companies that aren’t generating cash (which many believe explains the French VCs’ love for e-commerce). While US companies like Instagram, Pinterest, Quora and the likes are busy amassing millions upon millions of non-paying users prior to even talking about their business models (oh wait, Pinterest actually does make money?)
Google: Alternatives to the search giant 17 July 2013Last updated at 19:50 ET By Leo Kelion Technology reporter Google's shares have risen nearly 60% since Larry Page became chief executive in 2011 Google's been busy. Starting your first business in France? Here are the steps, and some great tips! Starting a business in France is an adventure. Ever heard the horror stories of Italian bureaucracy? Well – France has it too! Responsive Navigation: Optimizing for Touch Across Devices As more diverse devices embrace touch as a primary input method, it may be time to revisit navigation standards on the Web. How can a navigation menu be designed to work across a wide range of touch screen sizes? In these demos, Jason Weaver and I decided to find out. The Demos Why do these navigation menus work across a wide range of touch screen sizes? Why do we care about touch across a wide range of screen sizes?
How Marketing Will Change In 2013: The Strategic Forecast In Part One of our 2013 marketing forecast, we asked a number of high-level creative types for their educated predictions on how their jobs and the marketing landscape would change in 2013. Now, we’re passing the mic to the strategists. These are the people who are said to represent the consumer in the marketing process--they’re the masters of research, the experts in media and culture that are responsible for generating brand insights and opportunities.