Early movers get to shape conventions. If you show up late, it helps to be large.

With some large folksonomies soon to launch, the retailers who tag early will define the game for those that follow them.

This post introduces “The Effective Website” a bi-monthly column I’ve begun writing for Multichannel Merchant magazine. This month’s column is about social tagging and e-commerce.

Jawed Karim speaks on the origins of YouTube and on the history of web killer apps.