Full Analysis of iPhone Economics - I promised to return with the full analysis of the iPhone App Store economics analysis, from every angle, with all data I have managed to find. This blog intends to paint the most accurate picture of the specifically Apple related iPhone App Store market economics - and lessons from here should apply to most other smartphone app stores as well. The one final piece of the puzzle that had been missing, that we desperately needed to ge the full, honest picture, was the Apple official revenue number, which we finally got a few days ago, at $1.43B total revenues generated over 2 years, and thus $1B paid to developer. Now we can do the full analysis. But first a few general comments. There is nothing inherently wrong with making a smartphone app.
Kafka Prior releases: 0.7.x, 0.8.0. 1. Getting Started 1.1 Introduction Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design. 5 Social Media Marketing Case Studies Social media is about building relationships through value creation. This simple rule of thumb is reiterated almost everywhere, yet many businesses still don’t understand this basic rationale, and limit themselves to traditional push communication. Times have changed, so have the consumers.
10 Search Engines to Explore the Invisible Web No, it’s not Spiderman’s latest web slinging tool but something that’s more real world. Like the World Wide Web. The Invisible Web refers to the part of the WWW that’s not indexed by the search engines. Most of us think that that search powerhouses like Google and Bing are like the Great Oracle”¦they see everything.
26 Social Media Marketing Examples in Detail Last week, I stumbled across Peter Kimâ€™s blog post titled, â€A List of Social Media Marketing Examplesâ€. Let me just add that this title should be revised to, â€œA MASSIVE list of Social Media Marketing Examplesâ€, because Peter has collected over 200 companies who are using social media, and provided links to the specific efforts. I truly appreciate his efforts, and have bookmarked it, printed it, and am thinking about tattooing it so that I can always have it on hand for reference.
Free Mining Web Downloads: Web Content Extractor by Newprosoft, Data Mining Crawler by Orchid Box and More Efficiency Guardian 0.1 efficiencyguard.sourceforge.net EfficiencyGuardian extracts callgrind efficiency measures from individual CppUnit test cases to detect efficiency regresion. It includes a data mining web tool to browse historic results and TestFarm integration for unattended execution on commit.. Freeware download of Efficiency Guardian 0.1, size 257.80 Kb. SPIDR 530 spidr.ngdc.noaa.gov Research Publication: Sawzall Interpreting the Data: Parallel Analysis with Sawzall Rob Pike, Sean Dorward, Robert Griesemer, Sean Quinlan Abstract Very large data sets often have a flat but regular structure and span multiple disks and machines. Examples include telephone call records, network logs, and web document repositories.
Social Media Case Studies & Examples Are you using content marketing as part of your digital strategy to grow your business? If so, you're not alone. According to the Content Marketing Institute, the lion's share of marketers (some 92%) report using content marketing. In the fast moving world of digital strategy, things are always changing. Redefining Viral Marketing inShare2 In September 2008 at Web 2.0 Expo in New York, I shared something that many, to this day, believe to the contrary, “There is no such thing as viral marketing.” The declaration was empathetic in its direction to those marketers who have been on the receiving end of directives instructing them to create and unleash viral content. In parallel, the statement was aimed at those decision makers who assign such projects. Content, no matter how brilliant, creative, abstract, or controversial, is not inherently viral. Yet, we’re asked repeatedly to create viral videos, posts, and other social objects that will trigger an endless array of retweets, pages and profiles that immediately attract fans and followers accompanied by a deafening wall of sound propelled by word of mouth.
Gaming For Good: The Gamification of Social Change One of the hottest trends of 2010 was “gamification.” Gamification is the practice of adding game mechanics such as points, badges, levels, leaderboards, and rewards to everyday activities. Gaming is a tremendously popular hobby among both sexes and nearly all age groups.