The U.S. market for smart-phone applications has soared past $1.5 billion, thanks to ingenious developers like Ilene Jones, cofounder of IPhone’s Hurricane storm-tracking app and Derek James, creator of paid word and card games for Android. Their advice: Flesh out your plan completely and think local when it comes to hiring a developer, find a… Read more »
Posts Tagged: E-Business
Description: Link to Forbes article on social networking sites that connect tens of millions of cybersurfers. Naturally, marketers want to capitalize on the phenomenon with their own virtual neighborhoods. Source: Forbes.com Date: 5/8/2006 Link: http://www.forbes.com/business/forbes/2006/0508/122.html Discussion Questions: What does the author mean when referring to “their space”… Read more »
Description: eBay is The World’s Online Marketplace™. Founded in 1995, eBay created a powerful platform for the sale of goods and services by a passionate community of individuals and businesses. On any given day, there are millions of items across thousands of categories for sale on eBay, as well as on… Read more »
Description: 2:24 minutes. Summarizes business trends related to virtual worlds and Second Life enthusiasts. Source: YouTube, Virtual Greats Date: 8/20/2008 Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJtEGNQzDFc Discussion Questions: What lies ahead for E-commerce (EC)?
Description: NewsWeek article about critical success factors within Amazon.com, particularly the Kindle. Source: Steve Levy, NewsWeek Date: 11/17/2007 Link: http://www.newsweek.com/id/70983 Discussion Questions: What does Amazon have over its competition according to this article?