Thursday, October 25, 2007

New Fantasy Football Blog

I just wanted to let everyone know that I am starting a new blog focused on Fantasy Football. Therefore, visit my new blog, Fantasy Football Plus if you have any questions or need to get your fantasy fix. I will be providing links to a variety of information sources. Plus, I'll help anyone in need.

I'll continue to update my marketing blog as well for those who are still interested.

Thanks for reading!

Microsoft In Cahoots With Facebook

Microsoft recently invested $240 million equity in Facebook. However, two questions arise from this action. A). Why is Microsoft investing and Facebook and how will it help Microsoft? B). What will Facebook do with the cash?

Microsoft already has a deal to sell third-party IAB-standard display advertising on Facebook. However, investing $240 million into Facebook will allow it to leverage new the populare social networking site in different ways than it did before. I don't see this investment paying off in the short-term, but it will definitely be interesting to see how it plays out over a longer period of time as Facebook is continually growing. It is expected to reach 200 or 300 million users at some point in the future.

To answer the second question, Facebook will be able to use the cash to create strategies enticing new companies to market themselves on the site. Social network spending is predicted to be $1.235 billion in 2007 and $3.63 billion by 2010.

Feel free to visit my Facebook page.

Source: Adage

Thursday, October 04, 2007

This Bud Commercial Never Gets Old

I have to say that the Budweiser "Leon" commercials are some of my favorite.

This one never gets old!