Telco 2.0 Indepth on Internet Stats

October 26, 2009

A few days ago I posted some tidbits on Google making up 6% of internet traffic.

If you want all the gory details. Telco 2.0 guys have it here Latest Internet traffic stats: Google and CDNs outmuscle Tier 1 Telcos

I like the contrast of declining “Revenue from Internet Transit Slide” with the increasing “Revenue from Internet Advertising”

Reminds me that this diagram still has meaning when analyzing opportunities in networking.


Fun With Your (Kids) Facebook Addiction » Bizarro

October 26, 2009

“The END of the WORLD came & went while you were on FACEBOOK” » Bizarro Oct 16, 2009


Gleefully Busting A Move

October 23, 2009

I love Glee. This week’s Bust A Move was great. I’m gonna have to break out my old vinyl. Yes, I was one of those people who bought the big single and played it to death 🙂

It’s here on youtube


Marketing Connects

October 22, 2009

Yesterday’s Marketing Supports Sales post reminded me of an old Marketing Connects rant I posted a while back.

The key point is that marketing people get the ball rolling, and keep the ball rolling so that “others can finish”. Marketing people fail if they decide/want to be the star. Their success is directly proportional to how big a star they make of others.


Marketing Supports Sales » Steve Blank

October 21, 2009

It became clear to me that the mission of marketing in most companies has to be to support sales. … “Sales is the sharp end of the stick, and marketing at best, is the stick.” » Steve Blank The Sharp End of the Stick

This is a very good “what does marketing do” post. It gets right to the heart of “Marketing vs Sales” politics/wars. The two biggest egos in the room are not gonna work it out amongst themselves. It’s got to be defined up front. Sales is the most important thing. End of story.


Updating Entrepreneurship Links – Fizz Page

October 21, 2009

I’ve updated the Fizz page so that none of the links are dead.

Changes


Barry’s New Stealth Gig – Ice Light Solutions

October 19, 2009

Finally caught up with Barry in the last month. He’s excited about his new stealth project Ice Light Solutions. The careers page indicates that he’s looking for DSP and Firmware experience.