M's favorite reads

For efficiency reasons Google Reader is used. If you think something is relevant and not listed please let me know. Thanks!


The list is in no particular order.


Marketing Charts

Marketing data and charts for marketers and analysts.



A research firm specializing in tracking what works (and what does not) in all aspects of marketing.


Life Hacker

Daily blog that features tips, shortcuts, and downloads that help you get things done smarter and more efficiently.


Cool Hunting

A daily update on ideas and products in the intersection of art, design, culture and technology, and features weekly videos that give an inside look at the people who create them.


The Cool Hunter

A culture and design site - a leading authority on all things creative and a truly global hub for what's cool, thoughtful, innovative and original. Sought-after in architecture, design, gadgets, lifestyle, urban living, fashion, travel and pop culture.


The Economist

The premier source for the analysis of world business and current affairs, providing authoritative insight and opinion on international news, world politics, business, finance, science and technology, as well as overviews of cultural trends and regular industry, business and country special reports.



A place for market research and trend analysis on Internet, e-business, online marketing, media and emerging technologies.



Actively reports on the latest changes in popular, consumer and business culture.



Dedicated to obsessively profiling and reviewing new Internet products and companies.


Der Spiegel

Daily news, analysis and opinion from Europe's leading newsmagazine and Germany's top news Web site.



Scans the globe for the most promising business ventures, ideas and concepts that are ready for regional or international adaptation, expansion, partnering, investments or cooperation.



An independent and opinionated trend firm, scanning the globe for the most promising consumer trends, insights and related hands-on business ideas.



Covers all aspects of trends, including entertainment, fashion, lifestyle, technology, hot spots, and "our picks" in a variety of categories. Provides up-to-the-minute commentary on what's new and noteworthy.


Logic + Emotion

Logic+Emotion exists at the intersection of business + experience design—where passive consumers become active participants.



A leading information and resource website for those involved in marketing, market research, advertising, selling, promotion, and other marketing-related areas.


Blog focused exclusively on social networks.



Provides bite-sized advice and tactics written by experts. Topics such as Small Business, Marketing Inspiration, Customer Behavior, Email and Direct Marketing, B2B Marketing, and more.


Future Lab

Marketing and strategy innovation blog.


Small Business Trends

Online publication for small business owners, entrepreneurs and the people who interact with them.


Cool Business Ideas

Gathering of brand new promising business ideas and opportunities from around the world.


Global Culture

Blog that provides a discussion forum for people interested in migration, globalization and their impact on global culture.



If you think something is relevant and not listed please let me know. Thanks!