Here is a nice summary of insights from Guy Kawasaki, clever marketing guru, about what young people are doing online and on phone. Supports the ideas that the future is highly mobile and must be highly “permission based” in it’s marketing.
Won’t it be interesting if the new age of marketing becomes a lot like 1800 style marketing? There, you’d go to the hardware store or the grocery and ask the retailer to hand you things. In the new age this is becoming a trip to trusted niche sites (or Costco.com and Wal-Mart?) for information and shopping and then asking the computer to fetch stuff for you and add to your electronic shopping cart.