All posts tagged ‘business

snapchat is confusing af

As Facebook has transformed from a slightly wild place to a communications tool for parents, teachers, and heads of state, Snapchat’s more playful ethos, and the fact that anything posted on it disappears in 24 hours, has made it the looser, goofier social network. “You’re sending this ephemera back and forth to your friends,” says […]

trading favors

seth godin is spot on, yet again. this is a great example on how blogs and PR agencies (or their clients) work together. it starts out with favors, but it usually ends in business clinch. The most corrosive sort of this network amplification goes like this: I do something for you unasked. Then I do […]

Jay-Z’s Great Champagne Robbery

So why would Jay-Z get involved with a second-tier cham­pagne? Because of the immense profit potential. Fass estimates that Cattier’s pro­duction cost for each $300 bottle of Armand de Brignac is a mere 10 euros. Assuming Jay-Z is an investor, the connection could be through any number of outlets: Cat­tier itself, the brand Armand de […]