One Hour in Square’s World

What Are Those Circles? The circles represent single transactions going through the Square payments system during a one-hour period on a recent Thursday afternoon–the larger the circle, the bigger the dollar amount of the sale. These transactions happened around 4 p.m. Eastern. So think happy hour in New York, and lunch hour in San Francisco,…

The future is about mobility

While the globe grapples with uncertain economic realities, “mobile” appears to be gold. Facebook is expected to announce their uniquely targeted mobile advertising model before the end of the month. Amazon is talking to Chinese manufacturer Fox Conn with ambitions of building their own mobile device to serve as a complement to Amazon’s considerable digital…

Mobile Payment by Mastercard

MasterCard unveiled what it calls “the future of payments for consumers, merchants and partners” at the CTIA Wireless conference in New Orleans on May 2012. Here you may watch some new mobile payment technologies designed by Mastercard which personally I believe is similar to what “paypal” gets to offer for a long time. I was…

Mobile Marketing and M-commerce

Hi All, You’ll be able to get a link to a webinar took place in UK. So it contains different practices and perspectives compared to US market. This is the link to the webinar CLICK These are the main topics of the webinar: The mobile momentum Why mobile sites matter 10 mobile site best practices…

iPad users love to shop at night

Consumers love using their iPads while they’re on the couch watching TV, studies have found. A new report shows that iPad traffic to retail web sites indeed spikes smack in the middle of prime time. On average during the last three months in the 8 p.m. hour, 5% of total traffic to the web sites…