This is the second in Baynote’s ten-part series of cartoons by award-winning cartoonist Tom Fishburne, titled Intent to Buy”. We received some great feedback from you on our first cartoon, although Dale, we sincerely apologize for the recurring My Little Pony” theme song in your head. Please continue to let us know what you think! To say thanks for your input, we’ll send you a print signed by Tom if you post a comment within one week (U.S. addresses only).

Check out the complete series.

The lights are coming out. The executives are planning the company parties.  The ratio of green and red to every other color is rapidly closing in.

Yes, the holiday season is finally in full force.

Today is an especially important day for those of us working in e-commerce, marking Cyber Monday, one of the busiest online shopping days of the year. With everyone powering up their PCs, laptops, smartphones and tablets to research and buy presents, there’s a pretty good chance someone is scouring the web for the perfect gift for you right this minute.  And as this cartoon illustrates, let’s hope they get you something based on what you want today and not what you might have wished for last year.

Just like the grandma who’s given you a two-sizes too small handmade sweater every year since you were fifteen, personalization based on the past fails to capture who we are as humans: always changing and evolving.

Except for Santa. For some reason, that man does not seem to age one bit.