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Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008 at 3:05 pm

TheGrok’s Not-To-Miss Links for the Week 11/7/08

By Bryan Eisenberg
November 6th, 2008

Online Retail Sales Stats: Consumers Buying But Spending Less – Interesting trend analysis from my friends at Rimm-Kaufman. As background, they manage search for over 100 clients, mostly online retailers, mostly B2C. Their clients spend about $100 million combined on paid search clicks annually.

This is horrific – Retailers Report a Sales Collapse.

Amazon is launching “Frustration-Free packaging“. – I think this is an interesting way to save thumbs, offer “greener” packaging and differentiate their offering.

8 Tips for Selling Social Marketing to CFOs – my long time buddy, Sam Decker answers the question “with the economic downturn, how will you convince the CFO that “social” marketing is a priority?”

Test Your Awareness? – Are you perceptive? Can you pick up all the changes in the following clip (hint there are more than 20).

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What “Average” means – Many of us use the term average when we discuss metrics, this is a great primer to understand the term better. You’ll learn how and when to use Average, Arithmetic Mean, Median, Mode, Geometric Mean, or Harmonic Mean.

Did You Know? is a must see video.

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Comments (3)

  1. I know I am a closet math geek when the ‘What “Average” means’ is the first one I check out and bookmark. Useful references to make sure the math is right is a relief!

  2. This is the 3rd did you know series video I’ve seen. It’s really amazing to see how far behind the US is now. It’s easy to see the US becoming far less of a superpower really soon.

  3. Sicky gnar gnar links dude!

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Bryan Eisenberg, founder of FutureNow, is a professional marketing speaker and the co-author of New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling books Call to Action and Waiting For Your Cat to Bark and Always Be Testing. You can friend him on Facebook or Twitter.

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