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The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Nikki Little

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You also can find her managing the Verizon Wireless Midwest Area blog , which she and her team have grown from a Tumblr blog three years ago into a real community. FollowFriday follow Social Media gone girl HAPPO inquisition lean in nikki little PRSA Social Media Club spin sucks inquisition verizon wireless midwest area and we got together for a drink before her craziness began.

MLK Day 2014: State of the Divide

Geoff Livingston

Or is this just BS now that broadband wireless is becoming widely adapted? Reality African American black broadband digital divide mlk net neutrality pew race smartphone wireless Given that today is MLK Day, given his dream of equality , it seems fitting see examine how the digital divide persists in the United States. On a more positive note, a reverse gap occurs with Twitter.

What Do You See In Marketing For 2015?

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When that kind of money is being spent on wireless licenses, it means businesses see the potential for making lots of profit on their investment. Wireless internet access and mobile devices are changing the way people interact with businesses and changing it fast. Online and Offline Marketing and Advertising 2015 predictions digital marketing FCC auction 97 responsive website design and development Social Media traditional marketing wireless Marketing has to keep up with that change. Online, offline, and every way possible, your marketing has to be integrated.

Lies My Brand Told Me

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To be honest, I was surprised that I got it. I''ve been a customer of my mobile wireless carrier since cellular service was first introduced. wireless. wireless carrier. brand cablecompany cellular cellularservice customerservice customerservicenumber customerservicerep iphone iphone6 mobile mobilecarrier onlinesystem retailexperience roamingfees salesassociate wireless wirelesscarrier I got my iPhone 6. How about you? That means that I am both old and loyal. That''s when things got funky. Once the system was up, I was invited to come back any time. Victory! Or not.

Is The Content Right On Your YouTube Ad?

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People just love to watch stuff, and as wireless services expand and mobile devices multiply they will be watching more stuff in the year to come. One of the trends in online marketing is the increasing use of video. Helena Clark’s recent Search Engine Watch post has some practical tips for getting the content right on YouTube ads. As she rightly points out, “ AdWords for video offers search marketers the chance to reach a big, very engaged, very specific audience with rich content. If they’re used well, we can create a big impact even with a limited budget.

6 Tips for Reducing Business Expenses

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Embrace technology and wireless sharing in order to eliminate your need for printers, papers, files, binders, ink cartridges, et cetera. 2: Outsource. If your business is being crushed under the weight of your own expenses, it’s time to make a change. Here are six ways you can lower your monthly bills and stop cringing every time you receive a bank statement. 1: Go Paperless. Takeaway.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Acquires Pryte, Instagram 6.0, Vine Comes To Xbox One

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Facebook acquires mobile data plan firm Pryte – Facebook’s newest acquisition plans involve Pryte, a Finnish company that makes it easier for mobile phone users without wireless data plans to use wireless internet apps; Facebook is acquiring Pryte’s team, while the actual service hadn’t even publicly launched yet (re/code). Facebook. Twitter. Instagram.

How My Master’s Degree Prepared Me

Geoff Livingston

In fact, my masters thesis focused on global wireless Internet adoption. When people ask me if they should consider a post-graduate degree, I almost always say yes. In many ways, my career success can be directly attributed to my masters degree from Georgetown’s Communications, Culture and Technology (CCT) program. It’s no coincidence that this February 28th’s xPotomac will be hosted at Georgetown University’s Copley Formal Lounge. Even though I graduated in 2000 , CCT taught me several core skillsets that I use today at work. Geoff Livingston on Google+.

Some Cheez-its, A Mountain Dew, A Snickers Bar. And A Kindle

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At the SC Business Fair 2014, which took place last month in Japan, Toshiba previewed a digital signage system called, Smartphone-linked Signage , that uses Bluetooth low energy wireless technology to link digital signs with smartphones. sc business fair 2014. It sounds like the set-up to a bad joke, but this is no laughing matter. As Amazon continues to grow, expand and diversify itself as one of the largest retailers and technology service providers in the world, attention is always paid when the virtual store does something physical. It''s not what you think. anything.

The End Of The Dial Tone

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According to the Chicago Tribune article , "In the Midwest, the number of wireless-only homes increased more than 4 percentage points to 43.7 Things change quicker than most of us realize. If you speak to marketers about how they are doing in relation to consumers and their mobile usage, it will be a disappointing conversation. If you speak to consumers about how brands are doing in terms of truly connecting with them at the mobile level, it will be a disappointing conversation as well. It''s a long, hard slog for most brands. The true omnichannel. They are already omnichannel.

The Entirely Contextual, Peer-to-Peer, Self-Aware Future of Technology

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Internet will be an entire mesh, with everyone containing wireless antennas that communicate with each other openly, no centralized ISP necessary. This article is part of the ‘Think Further’ series, sponsored by Alger Financial Management. For more ‘Think Further’ content and videos, click here. First there was the PC, then the web. Then came the dynamic web experiences and “web 2.0”

CTRL ALT Delete - Weekly Technology And Digital Media Review - CHOM FM #31

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Will we see the day: wireless charging. wireless charging. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It''s not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. This week we discussed: Heather B needs some Birthday Beats. the end of wires. Charge your smartphone without plugging it in. What is this doing to our brains? The evidence is not conclusive.

How Will Project Glass Impact Marketers?

Geoff Livingston

This glass monocle features a wirelessly connected computer built into it. Scheduled for release in 2014, Project Glass holds so much promise Apple and Microsoft have competing projects. I will be speaking at xPotomac this February 25. Co-organizer Patrick Ashmalla and I are presenting together on Google Project Glass and augmented reality. Here’s a sneak preview of our session.

Mobile Will Restore Brevity to Media

Geoff Livingston

As 4G enters the marketplace, lightening fast wireless broadband will become an empowering technology. By 2014, mobile Internet use is expected to surpass desktop use. Consider that wireless empowered smartphones and tablets will continue to drive down the digital divide. If social media endangered the 30 second spot , then mobile media will restore brevity to content creation.

The Entirely Contextual, Peer-to-Peer, Self-Aware Future of Technology

Stay N' Alive

Internet will be an entire mesh, with everyone containing wireless antennas that communicate with each other openly, no centralized ISP necessary. This article is part of the ‘Think Further’ series, sponsored by Alger Financial Management. For more ‘Think Further’ content and videos, click here. First there was the PC, then the web. Then came the dynamic web experiences and “web 2.0”

Why Your Business Needs an SMS Strategy

Bill Hartzer

With the power of mobile marketing set to reach a peak over 2014, there has never been a better time to get your business a piece of the SMS action. The market has clear potential and with the popularity of wireless networking driving sales, the only way is up. The element of surprise. Sending an SMS is a direct and dynamic way of reaching your target market. Be strategic. Go Green!

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What Keeps The Chief Marketing Officer Awake At Night? - Part 3

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Ad Spend In 2013, Mobile Ads 3.7%; Total Global Ad Spend In 2013 $503B , on September 30th, 2013: "mobile is growing seven times faster than desktop Internet spend, with mobile ads growing by 77% in 2013, 56% in 2014 and 48% in 2015., Yes, we have ten billion-plus wireless connected devices today, but it''s looking like that number will triple by 2020 to over thirty billion devices (more on that here: 10BN+ Wirelessly Connected Devices Today, 30BN+ In 2020?s " Still, it is hard to argue that every business is now a digital business. The humanization of technology.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

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billion by 2014. percent of internet users, or 127 million people, will use a social network at least once a month in 2010; that figure is projected to rise to two-thirds by 2014. 59% of Americans connect to the Internet wirelessly (this includes laptops). MorganStanley predicts there will be more mobile than desktop Internet users by 2014. Social Media Facts and Stats.

Carol’s Daughter #BornAndMade And Bud Light’s #CheerForEqualPay

Audiense

Beauty brand Carol’s Daughter , that was taken over by L’Oreal in 2014, has kicked off a social and digital campaign by attracting some star power. Cricket Wireless Makes The Unexpected John Cena Meme Real. Utilising their sponsorship of WWE , Cricket Wireless have bought the meme to life by allowing fans to be surprised by John Cena (and the trumpets of his theme tune) in real life.

My Top 10 Gadgets of the Future That You can Buy in 2015

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currently own the Apple Watch though, and it was Apple’s big debut for 2015 (Android Wear was released in 2014), so it gets to be on my list for this year! The device connects over Wifi and Z-wave (and a few other wireless codecs) allowing you to tie all those devices together. If you’re coming from seeing me on TV, welcome! Most of them I own! My kids are always on it!

My Top 10 Gadgets of the Future That You can Buy in 2015

Stay N' Alive

currently own the Apple Watch though, and it was Apple’s big debut for 2015 (Android Wear was released in 2014), so it gets to be on my list for this year! The device connects over Wifi and Z-wave (and a few other wireless codecs) allowing you to tie all those devices together. If you’re coming from seeing me on TV, welcome! Most of them I own! My kids are always on it!