Online news has become un-newsworthy

Online news has become un-newsworthy

Online news has become un-newsworthy Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 14 February 2017 Ultimately, though, it’s because of us, the readers Is there anything taking more of a branding hit than the media? I think not, thanks to the lunacy of alternative...
Facebook product ads are coming

Facebook product ads are coming

Facebook advertising Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 19 February 2015 Facebook product ads are coming Get ready, Facebook friends. Big Brother is about to be in your face in greater force than ever. Facebook has announced it will show product ads to users...
Amazon tablets fail to catch fire. Whoops Amazon?

Amazon tablets fail to catch fire. Whoops Amazon?

Amazon tablets fail to catch fire Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 14 October 2014 Should Amazon even make a tablet? A few weeks ago, Amazon tablets were announced: the Fire HDX 8.9, 7, 6 and Kid’s Edition, as well as an updated E-Reader that Amazon is...
Fantasy sports has changed the way we watch

Fantasy sports has changed the way we watch

Fantasy sports has changed the way we watch Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 2 September 2014 Fantasy sports has made us root for players, not teams I like to pull for teams. Fantasy sports teams just don’t get my blood going. Mostly, I enjoy college...
Amazon Drones. It’s in the DNA.

Amazon Drones. It’s in the DNA.

Amazon Drones Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 7 August 2014 Belk Department Stores — Modern. Southern. Style. Amazon drones There has been a lot of talk recently about the Amazon drones being used for personalized delivery. It’s too bad that, when we think...
eToys Failure. What went wrong?

eToys Failure. What went wrong?

The failure of eToys eToys Failure. What went wrong? eToys failure. The Loss of a Great Brand eToys failure is From Fairchilds Brand Marketing Many years ago I was compelled to run out and purchase a CD from a Hawaiian folk singer names Israel Kamakawiwo’ole after...
In a sea of uniformity, farmersonly.com is different

In a sea of uniformity, farmersonly.com is different

In a sea of uniformity, farmersonly.com is different Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 11 December 2013 There are some lessons learned from farmersonly.com I was in my family room recently watching a basketball game when I got a text from my wife saying,...
Pandora vs. iTunes Radio, who will win?

Pandora vs. iTunes Radio, who will win?

Pandora vs. iTunes Radio, who will win? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 20 November 2013 Predictions of the demise of Pandora were premature Who do you listen to: iTunes Radio, Pandora or Spotify? Here’s my guess: You listen to a mix of all of them. The...
Bing is stealing share but not enough of it.

Bing is stealing share but not enough of it.

Bing vs Google Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 9 September 2013 Bing is stealing share but not enough of it. Bing is trying I have been watching the slow emergence of Microsoft’s search engine, Bing, carefully because it seemed to me to be a losing...
GEICO, online news services need to grow up

GEICO, online news services need to grow up

GEICO, online news services need to grow up Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 18 April 2013 Not everything needs to have an ad attached to it You know the commercial. Halfway through the GEICO commercial, one nerdy musician says to the other, “You know,...