After what seems to be aeons of Amazon treating Ireland like a second class citizen they're finally launching "Amazon Prime" in the Irish market. In an email I got earlier today they're announcing "unlimited two-day delivery" with Amazon Prime to Irish addresses. It's not very clear how they decide which items qualify for the free delivery to Irish addresses. While items … [Read more...] about Amazon Finally Launches Prime Delivery in Ireland
I'm not sure if I should report this to the Advertising Standards Authority or not, but it's annoying me enough that I am seriously tempted .. Amazon recently launched a new TV series that has been getting very positive reviews "The Man in the High Castle". At the moment the only way to view it legally is via Amazon Prime Video However, for some really stupid reason, … [Read more...] about Amazon Advertising Services It Won’t Sell Me
This evening I went shopping in my local Dunnes Stores. As is common in most supermarkets there's a section of the shop where they sell books, DVDs and other items, and I often browse the shelves to see if there are any bargains to be found. This evening one of the books that caught my eye was the new Jamie Oliver one, which ties in with a new TV series, called 'Save With … [Read more...] about More Online vs Offline Pricing Craziness
ICANN is currently evaluating a couple of thousand applications for new top level domains. Most of the applications are for new and interesting domain extensions (the bit on the right of the dot) that will provide greater consumer choice and foster competition. Unfortunately a smaller subset is from a companies that believe they have special rights to corner off entire … [Read more...] about Big Companies Trying To Monopolise .blog, .cloud and more
I love doing "silly" promotions. It's fun to watch how people react and engage with them. Our latest one, however, comes with a slightly "meatier" prize than usual - a brand new Kindle paperwhite! Full details here … [Read more...] about Silly Giveaway?