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The 5 Commandments of How to Raise $1Million on Kickstarter

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Up until the Pebble, one of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns to date was the  Hidden Radio , an intuitive speaker that wirelessly connects with tablets and phones and pumps out up to 80 decibels of sound, all in the size of a can of soda. Guest post by Christopher Wallace. Let’s go back in time five years to 2007. How do you proceed? Go to the bank and apply for a loan?

6 iPhone Accessories for Almost-Professional Photos/Videos

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This is just a lovely little lavalier mic (not wireless), that you can use, with an adapter, to enhance your audio. I saw a post from Chris Brogan a while back, talking about how  it’s ok to not be an expert and, in fact, we shouldn’t wait until we’re experts at something to do it. Sounds about right to me. And I did this on less than $200 (excluding taxes and shipping).

15 Top iPhone Apps for Work and Play

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What this does is let you wirelessly transfer photos, which is great – no more cables or emailing photos! The other day, my brother sent me a message asking me what apps I was currently using on my iPhone. As I went down the list of my FUAs (Frequently Used Apps), I realized there are a lot that I simply assume everyone else is using… but maybe they’re not. Skype. Viber.

The Motorola XOOM: A Revolutionary Tool

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XOOMing in. I was recently given the opportunity to use a Motorola XOOM for almost 3 months by my good friend Mark Farnen , whose client is Verizon Wireless (Verizon is the carrier providing 3G/4G service for the XOOM). Going into my trial, I wanted to see if I could effectively make a tablet like the XOOM my computer. This is because the screen (which is HUGE, in the ballpark of 10.1″)

Five Productivity Tools for PR Pros

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It allows wireless syncing of a variety of calendars so I can organize client and personal calendars all in one, or separately. You see, I’ve been there, done that. Silent Night The night was silent. So silent that she could almost hear the dark, as it enveloped her in its belly. “It’s time,&# she heard it whisper. Image: rubyblossom. Creative Commons To Love Yet Not OK.

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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

AT&T Loses Case; News Release Held Under Paid Advertising Laws

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That’s what AT&T (then doing business as Cingular Wireless) did when they issued a news release about their MACH 1 and MACH 2 command centers that allow them to quickly respond to natural disasters so their customers aren’t without service for very long. How many of you have ever referred to something historical in a news release? know we have. Seems harmless. Wrong.

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.

What Do You See In Marketing For 2015?

Small Business Mavericks

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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?

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

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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#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].

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

Taylor Marek

This 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! Simply Dial: 1-831-480-3979 to hear the latest show on your IPhone.

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!

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.

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:  .

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.

A Brief History of the Evolution of Social Technology

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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.

Run Your Business With Skype

Small Business Mavericks

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.

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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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.

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.

Area 404: Facebook’s New 22,000-Square-Foot Hardware Lab

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Facebook announced the opening of a 22,000-square-foot hardware lab at its headquarters in Menlo Park , Calif. Burns and Greaves said the hardware lab has two main areas: electrical engineering labs and prototyping workshops. The electrical engineering labs allow various teams to test and debug their designs, and they feature custom equipment setups to match the products being developed.

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.

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.

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.

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

A Tools Guide to Live streaming on Facebook

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Switcher studio allows you to use your iPad or mobile device to live stream and, when you are live streaming, you can display your desktop or any other camera source that is on the same wireless network. To add other sources (like scenes in OBS), you need to be on the same wireless network as that device. What are the bandwidth requirements for live streaming? Test of your bandwidth.

What IFTTT Teaches Us About Automation

Geoff Livingston

With the evolution and creation of more input devices and additional wireless access becoming available, I only see more media choices occurring, not less. I like If This Then That or IFTTT. The site resolves a growing need to simplify online life. As you may already know, IFTTT’s basic algorithmic building blocks allow people to build an easier online life. And at what cost ?

Are Parents Really Naming Their Kids After Pokemon Characters?!

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It was announced this week that "a broad set of technology advances is poised to transform what today's smartphones and other wireless mobile devices can do -- ushering in high-resolution video and fully immersive, 3-D environments. At the NYU Wireless lab in Brooklyn, students are testing prototype equipment -- forerunners to next-generation phones -- that are able to transmit a blazing 10 gigabits of data per second, all while moving around crowded courtyards. Tags: 5g wireless. morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. No joke. Listen here.