spring

Sunday Series: Home Improvement Fast Movers

With warm weather comes beach and camping trips, outdoor grilling, sunbathing, and… home improvement projects. May is the month when hopeful DIYers and gardeners begin researching, planning, and getting excited for all of their summer projects. This is shown quite clearly with a 3.47% increase in unique visitors to the category and spikes upwards of 100% for a few of the fastest moving home improvement sites.

John Deere Mows Down the Competition

Image from: Lawn Tractor Buyers Guide With the first weekend of May under our belts in Boston, spring is in full bloom, and its time to turn our attention towards what needs to be done now that the weather is improving.  Grills need to be cleaned, beer needs to be picked up from the “packy,” as we say up these parts, and stomachs need to be prepped for the inevitable

Searching for Style: Where to Turn for Spring 2012 Fashion Trends

Image from: Glamour Color blocking. Bright colors. Bold prints. The weather is heating up here in Boston and it has got me thinking that it is time to put away my winter clothing and has me itching to buy some new things for Spring. But what should I look for? I decided to check the Compete.com data to see which sites people are turning to learn about the new trends

Planning for Spring – Seed and Gardening Traffic Patterns

Image from: Gardening Image / Shutterstock A mild winter followed by an early spring here in Boston has me thinking about planting a garden. Living in the city, this can be challenging. I grew up in a more rural part of the state. My mother still maintains a roadside farm stand where she sells extra produce and flowers she has grown and I spent many childhood summer hours pulling weeds

Weather or Not

Although spring is upon us, many still remember this past winter, which for many parts of the country was among the worst on record.  And anyone traveling during those storms is all too familiar with the blizzard of delays, cancellations, and related lost business. Winter: Web Wins Compete leveraged its ability to survey the digital general population by asking consumers about how they see last winter’s weather impacting future travel

Spring Cleaning: The Flip, 3D Video, CTIA Wrap-Up and More

The Boston Marathon raced past our office last week, a sure sign that spring is upon us. So in the spirit of spring cleaning, a few observations on the world of wireless and consumer electronics that I wanted to dust off and share: The Death of the Flip. As the proud owner of not one, but two Flip video cameras, I was saddened by the news that Cisco is shutting