Links Worthy of Your Attention this June 2014

Did you see one link, story, picture or thought online recently that you think somebody you know must see?

Check out these five links that I think are worthy of your attention this month:

Makers: Angela Ahredts, Senior Vice President of Retail, Apple

“You sometimes forget when you’re older to keep dreaming.” Watch Angela Ahrendts story. You will be inspired. ; )

The Rise of eCommerce and the Risk to Retail

The author of this article claims that ‘leisure shopping’ in a physical environment is dead. I disagree but this is a great read to see his side of the argument.

How Dr. Dre’s Headphones Company Became a Billion-Dollar Business

Have you ever heard that ‘a great product sells itself’ or ‘if you have a great product, who needs marketing?’. I’ve heard this thousands of times and for a while I actually believed it which annoyed me. But the story of a headphone company called Beat’s by Dre is one of the greatest examples of our time of the value and power of great marketing. You see, Beats by Dre isn’t the best quality headphones on the market yet it owns 70% of the marketshare. That is the power of marketing. Another great example of this…Apple.

The Quick and Dirty on Data Visualization

Great article to read on how to display data within a presentation. A must read for anyone who is obsessed with creating great presentations.

About Time: You Paid for Dinner with Instagram

This is a really cool initiative using Instagram. 

A fundamental component of learning is sharing so now it’s your turn: If you have any cool links you want to share, please send them my way in the comments section of this post and share them with the DIGITALoPENcONcept community. We are all here to teach each other so please do your part.

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