Monthly Archives: December 2007

Colleges Create Offbeat Videos to Try to Build Web Buzz

We love to see more niche markets getting creative with public relations, and using newer media to get an unusual message out is just the kind of thing that colleges should be doing. It’s a young hip demographic, certainly viral videos will be more effective online than any amount spent on print advertising. The social… Read More »

What sort of ad agency does an entrepreneur need?

From the Tennessean Newspaper in Nashville, TN: Sunday, 10/14/07 What sort of ad agency does an entrepreneur need? Answer: One willing to take a few chances to help an owner score big By RANDY MCCLAIN Business Editor Jeffrey Buntin Jr., the 34-year-old president of The Buntin Group, has seen the Nashville advertising agency started by… Read More »

Google Making Street View Anonymous

Google Making Street View Anonymous from yahoo news / PcWorld Robert McMillan, IDG News Service Fri Nov 30, 2:50 PM ET In the face of ethical concerns, Google is considering changes to its Street View Google Maps feature that would protect the privacy of those it photographs. When Street View is rolled out in Europe,… Read More »

Store adds new dimension to online shopping

From Retuers NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) – Consumers looking to avoid crowded malls and the tedium of online shopping can now shop in a virtual 3-dimensional store. Specialty retailer Brookstone Inc. opened the virtual doors to its 3-dimensional store, which combines a Second Life-like visual experience with real merchandise customers can buy. “The 3-D brings… Read More »