Feed Me

Business 2.0 spoke to Dick Costolo, CEO of FeedBurner. According to the article, FeedBurner manages more than 300,000 feeds from the humblest bloggers to the mightiest publishers: Gannett, Hearst, Reuters. When FeedBurner launched in February 2004, it was instantly popular with bloggers. But commercial publishers were wary, if not outright dismissive. “They’d say, ‘I only […]

Ad News Gets Its Own Social Aggregator

Reid Sorensen has a voracious appetite for ad news. So much so, he started Adveracio.us, a Digg-like site for ad industry news. Here’s the official word: Adveracio.us is a web application that allows you to submit an article that will be reviewed by all and will be promoted, based on popularity, to the main page. […]

Step Back (From Your Machine) And Make Friends

We increasingly hear about how social online networks are. I question the accuracy of these claims. Is a relationship that exists strictly online truly social? I don’t think it is. I think the bridge must be built from online to off, or the quality of relations will suffer or drop off altogether. Technology aside, many […]

This Land Was Hand-Crafted For You And Me

AdPulp has readers around the world, so forgive me if this comes across a little too insider-American, but July 4th is our Independence day. And it occurred to me that nothing’s more American than advertising. We live in a land where anybody can stand in front of a camera dressed up like George Washington, cherry […]

In Thin Air

Gary Bolles, a partner in Microcast Communications, describes what’s going on today and tomorrow in Aspen: Brainstorm is a high-wattage event, with world-class speakers ranging from political leaders to technology gurus, including Michael Dell, Madeleine Albright, Queen Noor of Jordan, Michael Eisner, and Senator Sam Brownback. The sessions focus on a variety of wicked problems, […]

“I Don’t Have PDF. Can You Send It In Word?”

If you regularly present creative remotely on a conference line, this audio file is for you. Enjoy! [via Advergirl] Share

Dude, Your Bike Is Sceamin’

The iPod is spawning a whole industry of complimentary devices—even Nike has joined the action with their Nike+iPod Sports Kit for runners. Now, a New Jersey man is marketing his own invention that turns one’s bicycle into a portable stereo. According to Asbury Park Press: Just over a year ago, while riding his bicycle with […]

KISS Coffeehouse Opens In Myrtle Vegas

Next time you’re visiting the Grand Strand, skip the alligator farm and head over to the KISS Coffeehouse. I mean, you wouldn’t want the ’70s rockers to actually sing for their dinner, would you? Share

If Seventeen Was A Person She Would Be On MySpace

Ad Age reports on a media brand’s attempt to be young and hip relevant to its audience. Hearst Magazines’ Seventeen is entering into an official promotional deal with MySpace, according to people involved in the partnership. While an increasing number of entertainment properties and brand marketers have latched on to MySpace and its massive community, […]

Two Rich Guys Who Need To Get A Clue

Larry Ellison has reneged on his $115 million donation to Harvard. The Oracle founder and CEO, and the world’s 15th richest person, made headlines last year when he pledged the funds to an institute at Harvard to study world health. But now, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, Ellison has decided against making the contribution […]