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The Weekly Compete Pulse

It’s almost that time! Time to wrap up your year’s work at your desk and shut off your computer for a good break with friends and family. Now is a good time to decide on your New Year’s resolutions – which ones you intend to keep and which ones you will announce only to make yourself sound legit. If you have some time this weekend you could begin to reflect

The Weekly Compete Pulse

With Halloween over, the holiday shopping season has officially kicked into high gear! Our Retail team is prepared to update you every step of the way. Just yesterday, we released our first report: Compete Holiday Insights 2011. Whether you’re making your holiday shopping list, planning a Thanksgiving dinner, or just relaxing with family today, find some time to catch up on articles we found interesting for online marketers this week.

The Weekly Compete Pulse

If you’ve been too busy carving social media and tech-inspired pumpkins, then you certainly may have missed out on these great articles. So kick back in your costume, grab some Halloween candy, and catch up on these 5 good reads that we found relevant for online marketers this week. Looking for a controversial topic? Alan Pearlstein of AdAge questions whether or not the Internet is the be all end all

The Weekly Compete Pulse

We’d like to wager a guess that you have spent any free time you had this past week prepping for the upcoming Halloween holiday – buying just the right candy for the 5 trick or treaters you will get, debating whether you want to be Frankenstein or Frank Sinatra, deciding if you want your little one to rock the frog outfit or the hot dog outfit. While the ins and

The Weekly Compete Pulse

It’s been a busy week at Compete, especially for the Technology & Entertainment and Financial Services verticals! If you missed Chris Collin’s webinar on Apple make sure to find some time to either watch it or review the slides: Think Different: The Decade of Apple. Also, here’s two free ebooks that we just released on the mobile money industry: Mobile Credit Cards and Mobile Banking. If that doesn’t keep you

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Yesterday a group of Compete-rs and myself were walking to our usual Friday lunch spot, which passes the Boston Apple store. Out in front of the glass panels lay an array of apples, flowers, pictures, and handwritten notes all paying tribute and homage to Steve Jobs. One of my favorite notes stated in black marker, “iPod, iPad, iCon”. From the moment that we heard the news, the world has coped quite publicly

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Tomorrow marks the 10th year anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. To me, it seems only natural that the day falls on a Sunday, a day perfect for reflection. As we look back on where we were ten years ago and how we coped with our friends and neighbords, we wanted to offer a unique perspective on the day from Peter

The Weekly Compete Pulse

From CEO to SEO, the digital space has certainly been both shaken and stirred this week. We kicked off the week with The Competitive Edge: Social Business and Competitive Analytics, a webinar that we co-hosted with Oneforty. It was a pleasure to work with Oneforty and especially to hear the bits of wisdom that Janet Aronica shared with all of us. A copy of the  webinar will be available online

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Whew! You’ve made it through the work week. Does this mean a weekend of back to school shopping for your kids, catching up on housework and lawn maintenance, or heading out of town for some more summer adventures? One thing you certainly should take the time to schedule in is this collection of articles we’ve found tailored to online marketers. Oh and for those of you looking ahead for next

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Yesterday was our last day in the office. Needless to say, things got a little crazy. See, over the past week, the office had been packed full with stacks of pink crates from Crates for a Cure. Instead of packing up our things, some of us defiantly packed ourselves in them. Others made a snake trap. Are we ready to step out into the real world? We’ll find out Monday,

The Weekly Compete Pulse

Did you know that we’re moving? Over the next week you won’t be able to avoid this knowledge. We just started an internal competition called Compete Moves where contenders check in and tweet #competemoves as much as possible. We’re sorry, we’re just excited. Check out a picture of our new office space here! But amidst all of the packing and relived stories about odd cubicle collector’s items, we happened upon