B2B Marketing Blunder #2

A stock & custom promotional display catalog arrives in David’s mailbox. But, David’s in interactive advertising and will never need to buy those products. They could have figured that out by crawling engeljournal.com, which they already had on file.

Now, David will have to discard that catalog. It’s sad to see a tree die in vain.

B2B Marketing Blunder #1

I’ve decided to start compiling all the stupid mistakes that B2B marketers/sales people make because of bad data. Here’s #1:

List of 5,000 Random Domains

Here is a list of 5,000 random domains. You can use this if you’re doing any sort of research where you need a random sample of domains. At this time, there are approximately 119,832,805 domains with extensions on in this list (“the population”). If I calculated the margin of error (“confidence interval”) correctly, this sample size represents a 1.819% margin of error for the given population.

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CSV List of NAICS Codes

For those of you needing a comma separated list of 2002 NAICS codes in a text (.txt) file, here you go!

Download a comma-separated file of 2002 NAICS Codes

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List of 397 Venture Capital Firms

As part of our ongoing research, we compiled a list of Venture Capital (or VC) Firms.

You can download a .csv version of this list or copy and paste from the table below.

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David on Intelligence

David shares his views on intelligence. “Intelligence is two things… maybe three. 1 = having knowledge (data points or dots); 2 = connecting the dots; 3 = learning (getting more dots).”

Screen shots for 118 mobile websites

Below are screen shots for a list of 118 web retailers with mobile websites as they appeared in December of 2010.

Creative professionals learning how to design for smart phones should study these screen shots to gauge what works / doesn’t work on a smart phone.

List of mCommerce Companies

Below are a list of mobile commerce (mCommerce or M-Commerce) platforms / shopping carts that turned up in some of my Google searches.

No guarantees that this list is accurate or complete. However, could be a helpful starting point if you’re conducting research.

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