Internet MegatrendsApril 2013Bradley Howard @bradboxhttp://blog.bradbox.com
@bradbox bradbox.com1. MicropaymentsHigh quality contentand services can’t befree for much longerIt costs too muchmoney to sendsomeone a very smallamount of moneyWhen we can solve thesmall paymentsproblem, piracy willsignificantly reduce
@bradbox bradbox.com2. Real moneyThe marketing superbubble will burstLook at Asia forreal moneyBut we still needadvertising for thediscovering newproducts
@bradbox bradbox.com3. Knowing customersBig Data could be the digitalequivalent of the friendlyshopkeeper who has a goodidea of what you want, assoon as you enter the shopBut probably isn’t.
@bradbox bradbox.com4. Browsers are too basicThe future of browsing willbe a 3D immersive ‘World’experienceIt will solve the discoveryissues of currentecommerce web sites
@bradbox bradbox.com5. TrustA Single Sign On acrossthe web, from a trulytrusted brandSellers need to knowwho customers are, justas much as we need toidentify real retailersWeb sites that build areputation score willneed to transfer theirdata
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@bradbox bradbox.comPhoto creditsThank you to the following:• Micropayments: LabyrinthX on Flickr, http://www.flickr.com/photos/labyrinthx/1955692114/• Real money: MADvertising on Turqoise, http://www.turquoisebranding.com/2011/blogs/06/01/mad-magazine-billboard-advert/• Knowing customers: BBC on YouTube, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAG39jKi0lI• Browsers are too basic: Joe Katrencik on Flickr, http://www.flickr.com/photos/45501032@N00/3726589535/• Trust: Brenda Clarke on Flickr, http://www.flickr.com/photos/brenda-starr/3509344100/