Monthly Archives: January 2012

StumbleUpon – To Advertise or Not?

Brief Background StumbleUpon was started in 2001 by Garrett Camp, Geoff Smith, Justin LaFrance and Eric Boyd. It was sold to eBay in 2007, but the original founders bought it back.1 The Idea “StumbleUpon uses collaborative filtering to create virtual communities of like-minded Web … Continue reading

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What do you share?

Why is it so hard to share things that we really care about online? For example, this is my first time closely following the presidential election. I always paid attention, but I have really delved in to the news this … Continue reading

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Creativity Loves Constraints

“…but they must be balanced with a healthy disregard for the impossible” – Marissa Ann Mayer In my entrepreneurial marketing class we spend the beginning of class brainstorming potential business ideas. Last week we came up with brand new ideas and … Continue reading

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What do you want to be when you grow up?

I couldn’t help but laugh when one of my roommates told me about her job search. She wanted a job where she could set her own hours, make good money, do something she really enjoys, and not have to sell. … Continue reading

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