Monthly Archives: October 2010

Start-up watch: Eventbrite or “The future is so Brite I gotta wear shades”

Eventbrite just announced a new round of venture financing for the company and it is easy to see why VCs are excited by the company. Started in 2006, Eventbrite is now on track to process over $200 million in tickets sales and around 7.5 million individual tickets. Eventbrite revenues are estimated to be at north of $10 million – so they are, as they say, killing it.

Seasonal Traffic Trends to Weightloss Websites

Many Americans are always looking to drop a few extra pounds. When the weather starts heating up in the early spring, many people start thinking about new bathing suits for the summer season. Naturally, as people begin to break out the bikinis and trunks and bear their stomachs to the world they begin to think about just how great their body is looking at the moment, and ask themselves… “Am

It’s Fall – time to think about coats again

Here comes the winter – sweaters, coats, boots, mittens, etc. Time to think about outwear that’s been has been out of mind for the past several months! For me, especially as the parent of a small, growing child who needs a whole new wardrobe every year, Fall is the best time to start stocking up on outwear for the upcoming winter season. As an online shopper, I much prefer to

Games People Play – Now From the Smartphone

Are you going to the CTIA show in San Francisco this week? If so, do you want to know more about how consumers are using their smartphones? If you would like to set up a meeting with Compete during the show, please email Danielle Nohe at dnohe@compete.com or find me on LinkedIn Games People Play – Now From the Smartphone King me…Goal…Come on Down! Games come in all shapes and

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Here are the articles we read this week and found interesting for online marketers. It can seem like a challenge trying to grow your brands Facebook fan base. SocialMediaGuide highlights a 30-day guide on how to gain 3,000 Facebook fans in 30 days: How to Attact 3,000 Facebook Fans in 30 days. Looking to connect more deeply with your blog readers? Problogger emphasizes a few key points to be able

Smartphones and Maps: Helps Find the Breadcrumbs

Are you going to the CTIA show in San Francisco next week? If so, do you want to know more about how consumers are using their smartphones? If you would like to set up a meeting with Compete during the show, please email Danielle Nohe at dnohe@compete.com or find me on LinkedIn Smartphones and Maps: Helps Find the Breadcrumbs Fact or myth? Are men really less likely to ask for