This is one of my occasional updates to theMarketingblog aimed at keeping your readers informed about the various events and media we are producing that may be of interest to them in the fields of Internet Retailing, Social Media and Digital Signage, DOOH & Digital Place Based Media.
The 3rd Internet Retailing Expo takes place March 20-21 2013 at the NEC UK. The largest trade show in the UK for online & multichannel retailers you can register to visit or request a brochure at www.internetretailingexpo.com Mark Pigou
There is a call for papers going out this week for 6 new conferences at the show and we have introduced a whole new content area for 2013 – IRIS or Internet Retailing In Store. For details email firstname.lastname@example.org
eSellermedia.com is our new “How to” website for SME’s seeking help with building their digital business. Let me know what you think at www.esellermedia.com
Digital Signage, DOOH & Digital place based media; The dates for Screenmedia expo 2013 are May 22-23 in London. If you would like a 2013 information pack then email@example.com
Twitter are excited to introduce #Stickers, a fun new way to add creativity to your photos and connect them to the world on Twitter. Soon, you can browse Twitter’s rotating sets of stickers to join in on real-time conversations, and select from the library of hundreds of accessories, emoji, and props to make your photos more fun.
After you Tweet a photo with stickers on it, your photo becomes searchable in a new, visual spin on the hashtag. Tapping on a sticker in a Tweet takes you to a new timeline, where you can see how people all over the world use that sticker in different ways.
Special interview with Stefan Hamann, CEO Shopware / Courtesy of "Internet Retailing" By Chloe Rigby
Shopware is a trendsetting ecommerce software that empowers retailers with easy to use technology to build their own site. Shopware allows business owners to build inspirational and emotionally-appealing shopping environments.
In our exclusive interview Stefan talks about the journey that Shopware has undergone since it was founded in 2000, as well as his future plans and industry challenges.
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"What should I pay you?" the monk asks. "No price, for a holy man such as yourself," the barber replies. And what do you know, the next day the barber comes to open his shop, and finds on his doorstep a dozen gemstones.
After their baby was born, the panicked father went to see the Obstetrician. 'Doctor,' the man said, 'I don't mind telling you, but I'm a little upset because my daughter has red hair. She can't possibly be mine!!
'Nonsense,' the doctor said. 'Even though you and your wife both have black hair, one of your ancestors may have contributed red hair to the gene pool.'[more…]
A young girl on a year’s training course in South Africa, recently received a "Dear John" letter from her boyfriend back home. It read as follows:
I can no longer continue our relationship. The distance between us is just too great. I must admit that I have cheated on you twice, since you’ve been gone,andit's not fair to either of us. I'm sorry. Please return the picture of me that I sent to you.
It’s hard to imagine a world without Twitter, and more specifically, a world without people making jokes on Twitter.
The medium has become so ingrained in Internet culture that it has now leaked fully beyond the constraints of Twitter so that people who have never even used Twitter before are seeing tweets on Facebook, Instagram, or Tumblr almost daily.