May 2012 Archives
Tuesday, 29th May 2012
WWDC Rumor Roundup: What Will Apple Reveal Next Month?
Apple's World Wide Developer's Conference is still a few weeks away, but such a detail has never stopped rumors and speculation from flowing. What will Apple unveil at the sold-out event? Some things are more certain than others, and anybody expecting major hardware announcements will probably be disappointed. The focus this year…
Monday, 28th May 2012
94% of U.S. Wineries Are On Facebook, 73% on Twitter
94% of American wineries surveyed by ABLE Social Media Marketing are on Facebook and 73% are on Twitter. The study, done in December 2011, shows that American wineries are active in social media and that it's producing results. 47% of US wineries said that Facebook helps them generate sales (72% sell wine on their website). While this study focuses…
Game Over for GameStop and Video Game Retailers?
Before it even launched, Diablo III had sold 2 million copies, making it the biggest game release of the year by far. The same week, though, video game retailer GameStop announced a worse-than-expected quarter of falling revenues led by plummeting in-store sales. Together, those two facts signal a massive re-alignment of how games are sold.