Category Archives: Business

Got Hitched on Valentines Day

It’s official! The press release went out this morning, Metaresolver has been purchased by Millennial Media. And no, this doesn’t mean I’ll be moving to Baltimore, but I appreciate the concerns :-) I’ll be working out of the San Francisco … Continue reading

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Testing Mobile Ad Creatives

So far a lot of what I’ve been using lately in terms of mobile advertising has been banners. Images. Simple to deal with, but probably not long-term a fantastic way to go. Especially for mobile, where the ads are supposed … Continue reading

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Mobile Advertising Attribution

The 500 pound gorilla in the room when it comes to most mobile advertising discussions is attribution. This is something that doesn’t really exist as a problem in the online advertising world, it’s really a quirk of models wrapped around … Continue reading

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First Six Months of Metaresolver

We just launched Metaresolver this past week. I’ve held off on talking publicly about a lot of the decisions that went into the process, cause I was never sure when we would find some new chunk of info that would … Continue reading

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Mobile Advertising Mediation

The topic at Mobile Monday Silicon Valley was “Make Money with Mobile Ad Mediation”. Great topic, there’s a lot of activity around mobile advertising right now. Overall my take on mobile advertising high level remains what it was a few … Continue reading

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Nook Developer Fail

With a few new entries into the market recently from Android tablet providers there’s been a lot of noise in developer circles about the potential of the new platforms. For instance, the Nook folks had appeared at the Appcelerator developer … Continue reading

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What’s Working and What Needs Work

We had a great discussion in the morning at Appnation, big thanks to the panel for participating and Drew and company for making it happen. The point of the panel was to try to distill a few concrete principles and … Continue reading

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What Really Matters to a Startup?

At Mobile 2.0 a lot of folks asked me why I hadn’t posted anything about the major shifts in the mobile landscape that have happened over the last few weeks. The big news items being Google buying Motorola, Steve Jobs … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial Engineer

We did a panel titled The Age of the Entrepreneurial Engineer at Appnation yesterday. We never have enough time to cover all of the topics worth covering on any panel, that’s just how things go. And I think I’ve probably … Continue reading

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Browser Beats App Store

Some great conversations going on at the APPNATION conference today. I just wanted to share one bit in particular. Trip Hawkins had a slide titled Browser Beats App Store that pulled together a number of points I’ve realized from various … Continue reading

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