Sunday, September 20, 2009

Southwest - Text to Signup for Email

Southwest now allows fliers to sign-up for their click-n-save email program via text. This is especially convenient for travelers since they most often have a mobile device with them.

Here's a screenshot of their boarding pass with an ad for this new feature.

Saturday, September 12, 2009

What Did They Do Last Year? 2008 Holiday SwipeFile

I've been tracking internet retailer websites for several years now, and I've decided to post several sites home pages from last holiday season.

The information is posted at . I'm actively experimenting with different ways to collect and display information and I'm interested in your thoughts on what is useful in these archives.

The archives currently posted are:

Accessories and Shoes - Coach, eBags, FOSSIL, Nine West, Zappos

Apparel - Abercrombie & Fitch, Banana Republic, Gap, J. Crew, LL Bean, Old Navy, Urban Outfitters, Victoria's Secret.

Department Stores - JCPenney, Macys, Nordstrom, Sears, Target, and Walmart.

If you like what you see, or have trouble understanding how to use - just comment below, and I'll address the best I can.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Macys Uses Display Ads to Advertise Facebook Fan Page

Shows that Macys places a big enough value on it's Facebook Fan Page to pay money to drive people to it.

I'm sure others are doing this as well.