Posts Tagged ‘Consumer Trends’

Jan
4

Ten Video Game Facts That Will Rock You

Ten Video Game Facts That Will Rock You

America’s entertainment software industry creates a wide array of computer and video games to meet the demands and tastes of audiences as diverse as the nation’s population. Today’s gamers include millions of Americans of all ages and backgrounds.  In fact, more than two-thirds of all American households play games. This vast audience is fueling the growth of this multi-billion dollar industry and continuing to make the video game industry one of the most lucrative entertainment genres. Below is a list of 10 entertainment software industry 2009 facts:

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Jan
36

Dear Apple, It’s The Print Industry Calling, Please Save Us

Dear Apple, It’s The Print Industry Calling, Please Save Us

If you’re a tech nerd like I am you can’t help but take note of the incredible hype building for the yet unannounced Apple Tablet. The speculation over whether Apple was working on such a device started really heating up months ago in the lead up to the last Apple event in which the iPhone 3GS was announced. Since that time the rumour mill has been churning at an astounding rate with coverage of everything from Apple’s patents that might be used in such a device to the recently held collective thought (hey if the NY Times says it’s so I think it’s safe to call it the collective belief) that yes this device is being built so we should now move to speculating on what it will be called. The ability of Apple to sit on the sidelines and not say a word yet have this much speculation and hype building says a ton about the passion people have for their products (more on that in this post) but it’s not just the normal hype and speculation around Apple products that we typically see – it is more than just articles on TUAW and mocked up images floating around the Internet, rather there is almost a cry for the product coming from both consumers and very interestingly from the publishing world. It’s this last point (the desire from the publishing world) that I find really fascinating and want to explore a little further in this post. Continue Reading…

Aug
2

Social Media Video Says It All

Social Media Video Says It All

Short post cuz the video pretty much says it all and I can’t take any credit here.

If you want to read the original post and get your hands on many of the sources as well as the stats go here. If you want to see a presentation (different authors) with very similar statistics on slideshare go here.

Grab some popcorn cuz its a few minutes but its good.