Friday Pulse: Google Glass Ideas, Rakuten CEO’s Marketplace 3.0, and What Would Jesus Eat

It’s been a busy week trying to get back on track from my business trip to New York a few weeks ago for the Performance Marketing Insights conference and the Performance Marketing Summit. Plus, I had a little vacation in Paris.  Now that I’m back there was a lot of interesting stuff to catch up on. … Read more about Friday Pulse: Google Glass Ideas, Rakuten CEO’s Marketplace 3.0, and What Would Jesus Eat

View From the Top: Rakuten and the Global Future

By Durk Price I am intrigued by everything Rakuten. If you don’t live in Japan you might not be very familiar with Rakuten. The company first hit my radar in 2005 when Rakuten acquired New York-based affiliate marketing network LinkShare for $425 Million in cash. … Read more about View From the Top: Rakuten and the Global Future

Friday Pulse: Google’s Green Push, YouTube Reaches 1 Billion, and Digital Wallet Wars

By Durk Price Bonjour, mon amis! I am checking in from Paris. I’ve been going into as many retail stores as I can to check out what's coming to the US in the next season or two. I think the shoe designs for both men and women are much more fun than in the US. I'll start adding pictures over the … Read more about Friday Pulse: Google’s Green Push, YouTube Reaches 1 Billion, and Digital Wallet Wars

View From the Top: Catalyst for Knowledge

By Durk Price: At the end of next month I’ll be attending Channel Advisor’s Catalyst event in Las Vegas.  I’ve been going to this amazing conference for several years but this year’s event promises to be bigger than ever. It’s called The 2013 Catalyst Americas and the agenda features three … Read more about View From the Top: Catalyst for Knowledge

Friday Pulse: FTC’s Ad Guidance, Utah Drops Affiliate Nexus Tax Bill, and Google Reader Jettisoned

By Durk Price It’s been a whirlwind week with a trip to New York City for conferences and meetings. Meanwhile, unless you’re a fan of Google Reader, it’s been a week of mostly good news - e-commerce growth and Affiliate Nexus Tax death in Utah. Happy Reading!! … Read more about Friday Pulse: FTC’s Ad Guidance, Utah Drops Affiliate Nexus Tax Bill, and Google Reader Jettisoned