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[29 Nov 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales Hits New Records

Online Shopping for Black Friday once again broke all previous records with sales of $816 million, up 26% compared to 2010.

Thanksgiving Day (November 24th) which traditionally is a low sales day, saw a 18% increase in sales to $479 million.

Cyber Monday is estimated to have produced $1.25 billion dollars in sales (according to ComScore), up 22% from Cyber Monday 2010 which also was a record at the time.

It’s final. Forget the poor economy, people will buy what they want and more of it.

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Books, Movies »

[27 Nov 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
The Hunger Games Trailer: Book to Movie

The Hunger Games the Movie is Coming – Watch the Trailer

This past week, the first theatrical trailer for The Hunger Games was released to the delight of many fans of the book. The Hunger Games the Movie is set to release on March 23, 2012 featuring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen. It is expected to be a huge blockbuster considering the Hunger Games Trilogy is one of the best selling books in the modern era.

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Clean Cut Media, News »

[25 Nov 2011 | 11 Comments | ]
Benefits of CommentLuv Premium: SEO & Community

Benefits of CommentLuv Premium: SEO & Community
First of all, I thank every one of you for visiting Clean Cut Media and double thanks to those who contribute to the discussion through commments! You are what makes this blog go and keeps me motivated to continue.
We are now testing out a new commenting system called CommentLuv Premium. It’s called CommentLuv because it shows “love” to those who leave comments by allowing them to leave a link back to one of their own blog entries. In theory (and through the testimony of …

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[23 Nov 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Black Friday 2011: What’s the Buzz (in Social Media) [Infographic]

In 2010, 212 million people spent around $45 billion dollars on Black Friday alone. As social media continues to grow and become mainstream, social media mediums such as Facebook and Twitter has become a huge source of buzz and announcements for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

So what is the buzz on Black Friday?
What are people talking about?
Where are they headed?

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Movies »

[21 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Watch Pixar’s Brave Movie Trailer: Breaking Traditions

Watch the Brave Pixar Trailer

The new Brave trailer is out. Pixar has been known to produce high quality, clean, family friendly movies on a consistent basis. I always look forward to Pixar movie releases. They never really disappoint especially compared to lot of the garbage “family” movies out there.

One thing I wonder is how Pixar will go about portraying the breaking of traditions. In our culture, media often romanticizes and promotes the idea of self independence and doing what you feel is right, often at the expense of tradition and responsibilities…

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[18 Nov 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Dr. Pepper Ten Commercial – Not for Women

Coke has Coke Zero, Pepsi has Pepsi Max, and so Dr Pepper now has Dr Pepper TEN. Dr Pepper TEN caused quiet a stir from it’s launch due to the funny and semi-controversial ad. The TV commercial shows a mini-action film where a manly man drives through the dangerous jungle, Dr Pepper TEN in one hand, while shooting enemies and punching snakes with the other… be a man, drink Dr. Pepper TEN!…

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Internet, Video Games »

[9 Nov 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
iOS & Android Beats up Nintendo in the Gaming Market

Flurry Analytics, a mobile analytics company, has come out with a report showing the shift in mobile gaming from traditional console providers such as Sony and Nintendo towards mobile systems such as iOS and Android.

In 2009, Nintendo DS accounted for 70% of all game software revenue. iOS & Android was at 19%. 2011 thus far estimated will see Nintendo drop to 36% while iOS and Android will eat up 58% of the gaming market revenue. This is out of a total portable game revenue pie of $3.3 billion dollars…

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News »

[27 Oct 2011 | One Comment | ]
Hi, I am Siri, the Humble Killing Personal Assistant

Siri the Humble Personal Assistant is Born
Apple recently released the iPhone 4S packed with a new Dual-core A5 chip, an excellent all new 8MP camera, an assistant named Siri, IOS5, iCloud, and… wait a what?!

Siri is your “humble personal assistant” as it or she… will tell you.

See some hilarious responses from Siri to various questions like the “What is the meaning of life…”

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Internet, Social Media, Video »

[19 Oct 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
YouTube Statistics – Growing like a Man Child [Infographic]

YouTube Statistics – Growing like a Mad Child
YouTube is celebrating it’s sixth birthday and the statistics are in… It’s a man child.

A mere two years ago, we wrote a post called “YouTube Statistics – The Ultimate Time Suck”. This article is currently the one of the most popular posts on Clean Cut Media. However it is amazing how quickly YouTube has grown. 90% of the YouTube Statistics you see out there are clearly outdated… thus here we’ve gathered some of the most current data, straight from YouTube and from articles dated in the last month. Enjoy!

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[17 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
“Skinny Water” says Skinny Always Gets the Attention

Skinny Water Says “Skinny Always Gets the Attention”

A recent Skinny Water advertising poster shows a lady standing before a throng of photographers with the headline “Skinny Always Gets the Attention.” Basically the message is that one assured way of getting attention is to be skinny. Normally low-calorie drink producers tend to market as a “healthy alternative” highlighting drinks that are low in calorie but high in vitamins. Skinny Water takes a completely different approach by simply saying, you need to be skinny, so drink a zero calorie drink…

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Internet, News »

[8 Oct 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
3 Ways Steve Jobs & Apple Ushered the Mobile Marketing Age [Infographic]

Those who are now reading articles about how Steve Jobs was a visionary may not realize how much he really revolutionized every industry he touched. It isn’t just the iPod product or the iPhone product that he helped bring to conception. He created brand new industries and millions of jobs. Numerous companies out there can credit their existence to much of what Steve Jobs contributed to the technology sector…

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