Why we're fucking better than Amazon reviews
… the fuck? There’s a special place for people who write reviews on no-slip, stick-on bathtub frogs. It’s the “I bitch about life to get through life” club. They meet up every Monday at noon because they don’t go to work. Their only skillset is to bitch, complain and whine. Their days are filled with leaving user comments and reviews. The bad kind. Here’s a lesson for members of this special...
Why we’re fucking better than Yelp
“People don’t want to read anymore.” Those are the words of Alexis Maybank, Co-Founder of Gilt, speaking at Digital Summit 2012 last week. When discussing why at Gilt they put so much emphasis on compelling imagery (they have 12 studios littered across Manhattan), she explained it’s “because people don’t want to read anymore.” This is true. Fact is: people don’t want to think anymore. We have...
What’s Cookin, Atlanta? Pt. II
Bacchanalia “Food’s become cool in the past 20-30 years. What people are demanding now is authenticity. Who grew this vegetable? How was it cultivated? What route did it travel to my dinner table?” This post contains excerpts from an interview with Kiran Patel. Check out Part I here. Continuing our journey… where...