tymshft

There is nothing new under the sun…turn, turn, turn

Trends vs. fads

Here is how Wikitrends differentiates the two:

Trends are differentiated from fads primarily by longevity. While fads may come and go as quickly as a “flash in a pan,” trends are longer lasting and often herald more permanent cultural change. While fads can be fun, only trends are stable and enduring enough to move society and build a business plan around.

Of course, in the heat of the moment it’s difficult to differentiate between trends and fads.

Before you take Wikitrends as gospel, however, consider that it also came up with the following statement:

Be a leader… Follow us!

Huh?

Advertisements

Single Post Navigation

2 thoughts on “Trends vs. fads

  1. Pingback: Is this the end of standalone wireless phone manufacturers? | tymshft

  2. Hi! I’ve been following your site for some time
    now and finally got the bravery to go ahead and give you a shout out from Dallas Texas!
    Just wanted to mention keep up the excellent job!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: