Scott Ernst

Compete Launches in the UK!

Compete has made exceptional strides in measuring online activity and behavior in the United States. In an ever intertwining global marketplace, our clients need digital intelligence that crosses borders and understands the differences in behavior that exist on the other side of these invisible lines. I am proud to announce that Compete’s digital footprint has taken a giant step forward into the global market, starting in the United Kingdom. Our

Happy Valentine’s Day from Compete’s President

It’s Valentine’s Day, and what better time to show our appreciation to clients, supporters and the people who we worked with over the past year. We move so quickly these days that we often forget to celebrate our accomplishments, especially those of our clients. So this is my Valentine, celebrating all of our relationships and some of the reasons these past twelve months have been so special. We now have

New Unit, TNS Media, Pushes Boundaries of Digital Intelligence

Thank you for all the well-wishes following the announcement that Compete was acquired by TNS. In a recent post, we hinted that the year was about to get even more exciting for Compete! Earlier today it was announced that Compete is becoming part of a new entity within TNS called TNS media, alongside TNS Media Intelligence, TNS Media Research and Cymfony. Dean DeBiase has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of

Webkinz: the next Club Penguin?

Last week, I was blown away to hear that Disney was acquiring Club Penguin for $350 million dollars with an option for the price to top $700 million over the to next couple years. Sure, I had heard of Club Penguin but $700 million, really? For those of you without kids at home, Club Penguin is a snow-covered virtual world where tweeners between the ages of 6 and 14 play