Daily Reading from February 04, 2008

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  • Geek Squad on Marketing is a Tax You Pay for Being Unremarkable — "I’m sitting in Customer Service is the New Marketing, an event hosted by Getsatisfaction.  Robert Stephens, Founder and Chief Inspector of The Geek Squad is giving a talk on "Marketing is a Tax You Pay for Being Unremarkable."  This is ..."
  • Zappos Shares Secrets of 75% Repeat Business — Zappos was started n 1999 when the founder saw that there wasn’t anything as easy as Amazon.com for buying shoes. But how did it survive the bubble? And why does it continue to enjoy steady growth? Tony Hsieh, Zappos ...

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  • Rounded corners in CSS There lots of ways to create rounded corners with CSS, but they always require lots of complex HTML and CSS. This is simpler.
  • Embrace the medium The Web is different than print, television, or any other medium. To be successful, designers must embrace those differences.
  • Writing Realistic Job Descriptions Publish a job listing like this one and you are virtually guaranteeing that you won't get qualified applicants for the position.
  • Lock-in is bad T-Mobile thinks they'll get new Hotspot customers with exclusive content and locked-in devices.
  • Movie marketing on a budget Mark Cuban's looking for more cost effective ways to market movies.
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