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How T-Mobile Changed The Wireless Industry For The Better

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How T-Mobile Changed The Wireless Industry For The Better By Jessica Oaks. Anyone who has switched contracts from AT&T or Verizon to T-Mobile knows that the wireless service provider does things its own way. The basic premise is simple: Why not let customers purchase wireless service outside of a contract? Mobile has revolutionized wireless service. Binge On? Indeed.

Social Media Sites Rank Lowest For Customer Satisfaction

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Wireless Telephone Service 77. Out of websites in 33 industries, social media sites provide the least satisfying experience,  according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index’s (ACSI) first-ever website benchmark. Released today, the study found that average website satisfaction is 78.2 out of 100; social media websites rank at the bottom of the barrel with an average of 68. Banks 85.

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.

Apple Debuts iBeacon Location Technology in U.S. Stores

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Transmission through Bluetooth wireless technology gives your phone precise information about where you are in the store, while GPS transmitters don’t work well indoors and don’t distinguish well between locations only a few feet apart. How can a retailer effectively reach consumers in-store and educate them about deals that might be of particular interest?

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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.

Five Steps to Insanely Good Customer Service

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This amazing customer service came from my Internet/cable/wireless provider. And our wireless carriers are few and far between (granted, this is starting to change, but has a long way to go). Rogers Wireless is Canada’s largest voice and data communications services provider. Client Service Communication Apple Bell Customer Service digital media rogers wireless

Twelve of My Favorite Things

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Beats Wireless Headphones. Communication 12 Days of Christmas iPad thomas keller fitbit lululemon bose headphones peloton app beats wireless trek madone trek bike evernote moleskin amazon echo alexa c o bigelow shunBy Gini Dietrich. Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens. OK, those aren’t really my favorite things. These  are my favorite things. Twelve of My Favorite Things.

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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.

How Will Wireless Auction 97 Affect Marketing?

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This auction is for licenses being used for fixed or mobile wireless services. Whenever you are using your mobile device, you are using some part of that wireless “highway” and are affected by the traffic on it. We’ve seen that mobile use is growing exponentially, and of course the wireless providers are all about getting as much out of their service as possible by offering lots of ways to use it. They cover the country, they will be used for wireless services, and the companies bidding on the licenses aren’t done bidding yet.

Great Case on Social Media Turned Into a Bad One by The Traditional Media

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Tweet It all started with Lara – a user of social media, unhappy with her wireless company, making a complaint about it on Twitter, the company returned to her and fixed the problem. It is a great story of customer service on social media which one should think about. All seemed fine, but after a while the connection kept cutting out and we had to re-enter our password on a daily basis.

The Spin Sucks Holiday Gift Guide

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Wireless Mouse. With the exception of mid-air on a flight, you can use a wireless mouse anywhere. Communication Amazon french press gift guide GPS holiday gifts iPad ipad keyboard k cup tailor westone wireless mouseThere are some of us who wait until Christmas Eve to shop (cough, Martin Waxman , cough). Hope my mom doesn’t mind taking me shopping later this week! Tailor.

Did You Hear From Google Yet?

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Wireless services are expanding and increasing the ways mobile devices are used. Many experts expect wireless broadband to move into the category of a regulated utility, like electricity or phone services. Mobile Marketing for Small Business google mobile devices mobile friendly responsive responsive website design and development search engine wireless Recently, Jennifer Slegg of the SEM Post wrote about Google continuing to send more warnings about non-mobile-friendly websites to webmasters. What do you think?

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.

Can I get that wirelessly?

Taylor Marek

General News Podcasting Technology IPhone wirelessIf you are meaning podcasts, then yes. Apple is planning on taking that idea and putting it on the IPhone in the near future. Want to read the full article? link]. I am looking forward to the new possibilities this can bring to the table. What are your thoughts on this?

Experiencing Electronic #Natitude

Geoff Livingston

In-stadium wireless access needs significant improvement. And while ordering food wirelessly seems like a great idea, you have to wonder if the order will go through. I can’t imagine trying to upload a short Vine video. Daddy Blogs Social Media Sports #natitude At Bat experience integration MLB mobile Nationals stadium wireless Season tickets are no longer printed.

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.

When Verizon Wireless Claims it is THE Best

Ari Herzog

Here’s a video that launched last month, specifying Verizon Wireless now offers “the most advanced 4G network in the world.”. From one wireless industry site: Verizon claims their network is the fastest at 5-12 Mbps, followed by WiMAX at 3-6 Mbps, and HSPA+ at 1-7 Mbps. When a company claims its product is *the* best, is it? No related posts. Business marketing

#43 Sponsored by GoDaddy: Planning for Retirement, Copyright vs. Trademark, and New Wireless Market

Taylor Marek

Technology deals the new wireless market that Google is thinking of buying and that much debate is being waged on over rules. Technology deals the new wireless market that Google is thinking of buying and that much debate is being waged on over rules. Business Finances General News Podcasts Technology copyright GoDaddy Google market Plans retirement trademark wirelessThis episode has been sponsored by GoDaddy. Get your piece of the Internet today and save 10% on your next order by using code POD11. link]. My Show is the First IPhone Compatible Podcast! link]. link].

Is Wi-Fi Making You Anti-Social?

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Think of the hapless wireless operator on the Titanic who couldn’t get anyone to tune to his distress signals. By 1970, advances were such that Professor Norman Abramson could connect radios to computers, creating the world’s first wireless network. According to Keith Hampton at the University of Pennsylvania, only a few studies so far have addressed how wireless Internet use in public and semi-public spaces has influenced social life. So, does social media in an age of ubiquitous wireless connections constitute Chardin’s concept of the noosphere?

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Former Google Fiber GM Kevin Lo Joins Facebook

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Lo announced the move in a Facebook post (embedded below): I’m excited to let you know that I’m joining Facebook this month as director of infrastructure connectivity and investments. I’ll help shape our strategy and investments with partners to build wireless technologies and ecosystems that improve global connectivity. Former Google Fiber  general manager Kevin Lo joined Facebook as director of infrastructure connectivity and investments. Kevin will help shape our strategy and broader framework for Facebook’s infrastructure connectivity investments with partners.

Veebeam could solve streaming to my TV (Sponsored Post)

The Way of the Web

So the Veebeam is genuinely really interesting – it not only streams whatever it on the computer onto my TV wirelessly, but the Play To mode means I can stream files without having to watch them on the laptop at the same time – which means I can actually get work done whilst also impressing the family by being able to find their favourite shows on-demand!

We're Nearing The End Of Cables

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It's wireless or USB-C compatible headphones going forward. wireless. appoftheweek apple bluetooth chom977fm chomfm ctrlaltdelete ctrlaltdeletewithmitchjoel digitalmedia facebook foodora gawker google guestcontributor headphones heatherbeckman hulkhogan iphone iphone7 jwalterthompson jwt mirum mirumagency montrealradio morningshow morningsrockwithterryandheatherb motorola motoz newmedia paypal peterthiel radiosegment radiostation siliconvalley socialmedia soundcloud technology terrydimonte twitter wireless wpp ziffdavispublishingmorning show. This week we discussed:  .

A Brief History of the Evolution of Social Technology

Social Media Marketing

To truly appreciate social media and the ubiquitous nature of the Internet, the consumer must first remember the wireless networks' distant and humble beginnings. Piggybacking on Herz' radio wave, Marchese Guglielmo Marconi translated the wave into a wireless signal that would make short-distance radio transmissions possible. The following is a guest post from David Murton.

Get Off the Grid

Geoff Livingston

Fortunately for me, Argentine wireless networks didn’t like the great outdoors. Perhaps soon even the most sparse areas will have wireless access, either wifi or cellular. Patagonia winds whisper to me like it was yesterday. Ah, heaven. This was freedom, the ultimate escape from reality. That’s the port where ships leave for Antarctica, the southern most city on the globe.

8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan

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250+ million Americans carry mobile phones—over 80% of the nation’s population (Source: CTIA Wireless Association). Four out of five teens carry a wireless device; the majority (57%) view their cell phone as the key to their social life (Source: CTIA survey, Teenagers: A Generation Unplugged). What a year was 2011 for social media and marketing! Offline and online.  Be authentic.

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Buy Now or Buy Later: the iPhone 6S vs. the 7

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Wireless charging capabilities: After languishing at the back of the pack in terms of recharging, some are saying that the 7 will be the first iPhone to support wireless charging. Qualcomm’s recent announcement of having developed wireless charging technology that can work through metals (like the aluminum that comprises the iPhone’s frame) seem to support this belief.

Run Your Business With Skype

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know some small business owners who have ditched their land lines and have gone completely wireless using Skype and their mobile phones. Skype is one of the leaders in voice over internet technology, if not THE leader in VOIP. They have some awesome services for businesses who are ready to enter the 21st century. Consider these: Free Skype to Skype calling. You can have your own online phone number. Anyone from anywhere can call you and it’s local. Conference calls through Skype. Skype To Go allows you to use Skype on your mobile phone.

T-Mobile USA in Talks for Data-Free Facebook Video Streaming

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Ina Fried of Re/code  reported that Facebook and T-Mobile have been in discussion to add videos from the social network to the wireless carrier’s Binge On offerings. T-Mobile USA  customers who are part of its Binge On  program may soon be able to stream Facebook video without running up their data bills. According to Fried, there is a trade-off involved: Binge On customers view video from partners including Netflix , HBO , ESPN  and YouTube  in less-than-HD quality. Facebook Web Video Binge On ESPN HBO Ina Fried netflix Re/code T-Mobile USA Videos YouTube

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.

Reuters, Rogers and social dashboards

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Show host Shel Holtz wondered aloud if the creation of such social media dashboards will become common place among organizations active on the social Internet. A few months ago Rogers, the Canadian provider of wireless, cable TV, Internet and phone services, launched Social@Rogers (client). The Klout 50 ranks the most social CEOs in the USA by influence.  Content curation on the rise.

Offline Retail Analytics Via Smartphone

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Here’s how it works, in a nutshell: Euclid installs sensors in retailers’ locations that can measure how many people walked by a store, how many walked in and for how long they stayed based on when their smartphones emit a kind of radar searching for wireless Internet signals. There’s a company in Palo Alto, California that is calling itself “ Google Analytics for the real world.” ” The company’s name is Euclid. think this is a sublime idea. Euclid collects data for retail businesses using smartphone technology to track consumer movement.

Bitcoin Use-cases: Turning Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, and the Blockchain into a Fully Functional Peer-to-Peer Internet

Stay N' Alive

There are already many plans in foreign countries for "mesh" wireless networks. What if we took a concept like this, allowing anyone who wanted internet access to set up a wireless receiver of some sort, and that receiver would "pay" into the network to get access using Bitcoin or similar. This means it has long-term sustainability. Let me explain. DNS Let me start with an example.

What is a brand?

Blue Focus Marketing

Verizon Wireless   -   Point-of-Difference is in their DNA. When you think about powerful brands that are built on a singular positioning that is not only meaningful but relevant to its target (consumer or B2B) you can’t help but think about Verizon Wireless.  “Simply irresistible brands&#. But, a brand is actually defined by a combination of factors.  –  Walter Landor.

T-Mobile G2: My New Mobile Obsession

Ari Herzog

didn’t stay with Verizon Wireless, my cellular provider for over a decade, either. At the Wireless Advocates kiosk at a local Costco warehouse store, I asked my remaining questions and bought it with a 2-year contract for the reasonable rate of $139.99 (over $100 cheaper than on T-Mobile’s website). stuck with Verizon Wireless since 1999 when I bought my first cellphone with them. It’s funny what 12 months does to a person. Nearly one year ago, I mused about replacing my BlackBerry Curve 8330 with a simpler phone with basic functionality. So far so good.

4 Great Gadgets for Ocean Sports

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It is GPS-enabled, water-resistant to 164 feet, and sends data wirelessly to your computer. Since 2007 I have called Honolulu, Hawaii my home. After traveling around the world for many years, from Ecuador to the United States to Canada to Germany to Italy to Mexico and then back to the United States, I cannot imagine living anywhere else. Underwater Camera. Underwater Audio.

Enable HTTPS Browsing for Facebook NOW!

Saying It Social

The performance overhead is minor—zippy Gmail, for example, uses HTTPS for everything—and it’s an important step to keep your Facebook account safe from being hijacked on an open or poorly secured wireless network. Amplify’d from mashable.com. Enabling HTTPS. Account > Account Settings > Account Security > Secure Browsing (HTTPS). Read more at mashable.com.

The Public Speaker's Master Toolkit

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Lapel wireless microphone for voice. Speaker will be using his own wireless remote presenter and will advance his own slides. don't trust hotel and conference center Internet connections (wired or wireless), and when I do need to present something online, I much prefer to be doing so with my own access point. lapel wireless microphone. What are the tools that can help you give an unforgettable presentation? After several years of speaking in public, I've had to develop my own system to ensure that each and every presentation goes off without a hitch. The hardware.