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Pitch my shop
Herold.at, Austria’s Yellow Pages, offers a virtual tour through the country’s shopping streets and even inside the stores. Shop owners can upload videos where they can present and pitch themselves and their shop to potential consumers.
Why it matters
This demonstrates how the collaboration between online search tools and brands can bring about advantages for both. What other content may we see businesses share that will add depth to the online experience?
16. September 2009
With the free Get-a-Taxi app for iPhone and Android people can order a taxi without calling a number. They can see every available taxi on a real-time city map and watch it driving to their destination. Every cab driver has a individual profile, so people can choose exactly the cab driver they want and give feedback afterwards. Clients can also pay using their credit cards, so there´s no need for cash anymore.
The mineral oil market has been hit by a recent crisis brought about by insolvent companies delaying or defaulting on payments. Cue Barter Progress, an online platform not dissimilar to eBay, where buyers barter for products under the supervision and regulation of their online platform.