Adam Gauvin

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What mobile apps have the best flow for user invites (“invite a friend”), whether through email or social networks?

Good question; it is not a feature I notice often in apps, so it was neat to see various ways of sharing and inviting friends in-app. As William Wai …

How To Be The Best Public Speaker on the Planet - Altucher Confidential

I was scared to death. I thought I was going to cry.<p>Polls say people would rather be dead than speak in public. Seinfeld joked that a guy giving a …

How to Incorporate Analytics into Your Pinterest Marketing Strategy

Are you still unsure about whether you should be channeling time and resources to Pinterest marketing? If so, let me give you some numbers to help …

Infographics

We Just Found This Hidden Location-Tracking Map Inside iOS 7

You’d probably assume that seeing your movements takes a third-party app. Trying to remember where you met up with friends a few nights ago? Maybe …

A New Way to Look at Your Competitors | Inc.com

Every start-up I see invariably puts up a competitive analysis slide that plots performance on a X/Y graph with their company in the top right.<p>The slide is a holdover from when existing companies launched products into crowded markets. Most of the time this graph is inappropriate for start-ups or …

Product Management

Harvard Biz Review on Twitter: "When mobile ads actually work http://t.co/xi7VdfpFPl http://t.co/arcAWNtExP"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>HarvardBiz</b><p>RT @<b>HarvardBiz</b>: When mobile ads actually work http://s.hbr.org/IKPh8P pic.twitter.com/KfCIPMYAIa<p>1 reply 30 …

Don’t Give Consumers Too Many Visual Choices

Online shoppers love seeing images of products, but when the number of choices is high, visuals become confusing and presentation of the options in text form helps consumers make better decisions, say Claudia Townsend of the University of Miami and Barbara E. Kahn of The Wharton School. A high …

Data Wednesday: iOS vs. Android Engagement

• In 2012, the Android operating system ran on 75% of the smartphones shipped in the third quarter. Apple's iOS was second with 15% marketshare. …

Bluetooth beefs up for the internet of things

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>The next version of Bluetooth, the low power wireless protocol used in headsets, smart locks and personal fitness devices is …

Here come the mediata startups

(<i>This post originally appeared on LinkedIn Influencers. Follow Rafat Ali</i>.)<p>In the history of the Internet and online media, Politicalbase will remain …

Iterative Improvement Is No Substitute For Creativity

With so many tools to measure, experiment, and quickly iterate through the designs of cloud software products, it’s tempting to fly by instruments …