Business Services (96)
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
A business card that comes with a near-field communication (NFC) chip that makes it possible to interact with NFC-equipped smartphones. It can link to a website, music, app or a map. There is also an Android app in the works that will allow users to update the contents of the NFC chip without having to buy a new set of cards.
Flimmer.de is a German website that allows users to watch movie trailers online and receive real money for answering an attached film-related question. With the right answer the users earn small amounts of money and are able to swap them for cinema coupons or DVDs.