Writing and Money

I saw two great examples of how we want the writing on Pickle of the Month to zing this morning. Check out http://www.spazzstick.com/ – I love the attitude and writing on this site, especially the FAQs. It’s exactly the personality I want Pickle of the Month to have. Who knew trolls actually existed?

The folks at Future Now highlight some fantastic writing on Flickr’s site in this blog post – http://persuasion.typepad.com/architect/2005/06/sport_a_persona.html. The writing speaks directly to you and makes you chuckle, much more interesting than some corporate gobbly-gook writing style.

Two huge announcements came out this week about ecommerce payment systems.

  1. PayPal announced their Website Payments Pro program – effectively putting all other merchant account providers on notice. One can have a merchant account through PayPal for the extremely low price of $20 a month, plus 2.2% – 2.9% + $.30 a transaction.
  2. Google then stunned the folks at PayPal by announcing their plans for a online payment system – http://news.com.com/Google+CEO+confirms+online+payment+system/2100-1024_3-5756571.html. This should get interesting.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s