Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login
Unbundling, Duck Duck Go, and Native Advertising (runtimeintrospection.tumblr.com)
6 points by mergesort on Oct 30, 2014 | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment

Sales = helping people pick the thing they know they want

Marketing = figuring out what people might want and giving them guidance

Domain knowledge is helpful for both of these, but so is contextual history. That is why Pinterest is so brilliant. They are building a highly personal style graph and in many ways, that will be easier to monetize than Facebook's social graph.

Applications are open for YC Summer 2019

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact