How to Set Up iCloud for All Your Apple Devices


With Apple’s recent innovate creation, iCloud, users now have the ability to access their documents, photos and music anywhere. It stores information securely and effortlessly on your Apple devices such as the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC and has the ability to connect up to 10 devices.

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Strategy: The Wind Book

Geoff Livingston

A Book of Five Rings , written by Miyamoto Musashi in 1645, is one of the world’s classic sources of strategy. The Wind Book is the fourth primary chapter of the Five Rings, following the Ground Book , the Water Book , and the Fire Book.

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Apple's Marketing Secrets

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If you ask veteran marketing professional, Ken Segall , what made Apple so great, he can sum it up in two words: insanely simple. It's also the title of his recent business book, Insanely Simple. This is a fascinating conversation not just about Apple and their marketing strategy but how to think differently. apple. business book. Episode #347 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.

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Strategy Lessons: The Water Book

Geoff Livingston

A Book of Five Rings , written by Miyamoto Musashi in 1645, is one of the world’s classic sources of strategy. The Water Book is the second primary chapter of the Five Rings, following the Ground Book. Strategy Lessons: The Ground Book.

Strategy Lessons: The Fire Book

Geoff Livingston

A Book of Five Rings , written by Miyamoto Musashi in 1645, is one of the world’s classic sources of strategy. The Fire Book is the third primary chapter of the Five Rings, following the Ground Book and the Water Book. The next part in the series is The Wind Book.

Be Like Apple

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Don''t be like Apple. Apple is always the worst case study to demonstrate anything to any other business. Apple is always the best case study to demonstrate anything to any other business. You could say that Apple is an anomaly. You could also say that Apple is an inspiration and aspiration for all businesses. Apple to me is like any global rock star. Apple is like that. apple. apple watch.

Social Media’s Response to Apple vs. The FBI

Convince & Convert

Time to pull out your best mid-century look and book a flight with Virgin America. ” Tech: Apple vs. the FBI. Earlier this week, Apple shared that a federal court ordered the company to help the F.B.I. Business: Virgin America Launches #LetModFly. Calling all Mad Men fans!

Apple Gets More Serious About Using Twitter, but Why it Doesn't Matter

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

First, I’m going to say kudos to Apple for trying involve themselves in the world of social media. Let’s envision this scenario: a user has a support issue about an Apple product. Apple has no such protocol in place, and at this point, there is no engagement.

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Amazon, Google, Apple, Facebook and the Gang of Four

Convince & Convert

Phil, your new book, which I love, love, love is called – here it is right here The Age of the Platform. So you put those two things together, and the fact that I don’t sleep and type really fast and have a lot of opinions, and voila, another book. I read a lot of books.


Klout fails again, making Apple pizza and staying simple

Jeff Esposito

The only social media book you will ever need to read – if I could only meet one person I have interacted with on social media in the past four years, it would have to be Dan Perez (if you are not following him, do it now). Five for Friday Amy Vernon apple Dan Perez Klout social media

The New Face Of E-books

Small Business Mavericks

Amazon recently announced its own version of the tablet PC – a competitor to Apple’s iPad. You can watch videos, listen to music, download your favorite apps, read e-books and store all of your entertainment on Amazon’s cloud. I think it’s extremely important for small business owners because it unleashes a new opportunity in e-books. The ease of publishing a book in Kindle format is phenomenal.

Newsjacking: David Meerman Scott’s New Book on Real-Time PR Is Released in Real-Time

Debbie Weil

His newest book, Newsjacking , released today, is no exception. it is being released in almost real-time in e-book format only (for Kindle, iPad and soon, Nook and Sony) and 2. I read about the book release on his blog. That sounds like a real-time book to me.

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Newsjacking: David Meerman Scott’s New Book on Real-Time PR Is Released in Real-Time

Debbie Weil

His newest book, Newsjacking , released today, is no exception. it is being released in almost real-time in e-book format only (for Kindle, iPad and soon, Nook and Sony) and 2. I read about the book release on his blog. That sounds like a real-time book to me.

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Marketing Must Adapt To The New Reader

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The book was available for free from Project Gutenberg (it still is, along with an amazing array of books in the public domain that have all been digitized). It took some time for me to get comfortable letting go of the physical entity known as a book. But, not long after that lunch with McGuire, I had my own e-reader ( Amazon 's first-generation Kindle ) and once I made the switch to Apple 's iPhone , the Kindle app completely changed the way I read books.

Thinking Smarter

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People often laugh when they hear that I am reading all of my books exclusively on my iPhone with the Amazon Kindle and Apple iBooks apps. I read over thirty books last year, and it would have never happened if I had to carry them all around with me in my backpack. They have everything there - from books, magazines and newspapers to CDs, movies and activities for the kids. apple. comic books. I've been thinking a lot about thinking lately.

Saying No, Respecting Design And Other Secrets Of Creative Genuis

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My two favorite creative forces in the world are Apple 's Chief Design Officer, Jony Ive , and famed director and writer, J.J. From the technology that empowers me to do the work that I do, to the stories, movies, tv shows, books and more that keep me entertained. apple.

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Apple Tablet- Thoughts!

Atom Thought

Just thinking aloud: Is Apple launching it’s tablet to compete with Kindle only? What if apple designs the tablet in such a way that it can be folded and reduced to a size of an iphone? Even after doing this- one thing which Apple really has to work hard towards is: creating a marketplace for apps that can be used on the tablet. But also movies, books, newspapers and magazines. Tags: Digital Feature Digital Focus apple apple tablet islate tablet

Have You Written That E-Book Yet?

Small Business Mavericks

One of the best ways to develop a reputation for knowing what you are doing is writing a book about your subject. With the ease of digital publishing, it’s not difficult to put together some e-books and become a published author. Benefits of E-Books & Business. Do you have a category on your e-reader for the free books you picked up because you wanted to learn more about that subject? You don’t have to sell an e-book in order to profit from it.


Blog Business Model 2: Sell Your Print Book


Kevin Cullis, who runs uses the blog to support his print book, How to Start a Business: Mac Version , and his upcoming release, How to Start a Business: Windows Version. Kevin's book, How to Start a Business: Mac Version. Blog Business Model 2: Sell Your Print Book.

5 Reasons You Should NOT Read Marketing In The Round

Shift Digital

There is a lot of buzz going around about Gini Dietrich and Geoff Livingston ‘s new book Marketing In The Round. I am here to set the story straight, and to tell you why you don’t need to read this new marketing book. Marketing In The Round.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #308

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Apple's actual role in podcasting: be careful what you wish for - There was a well-passed-around feature in The New York Times about Apple and the state of podcasting (see: Podcasts Surge, but Producers Fear Apple Isn't Listening ). apple. press books.

Why a Short Book? Hint: Quicker to Write and Delivers Same Business Benefits

Debbie Weil

The cool thing about writing a short book and self-publishing it on Amazon Kindle is that you can think of yourself as a Beta Author. Think of it as an Agile Book Launch. Your short book will be provocative, smart and well-written. But it may be the first in a series of books.

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My Retirement Jobs

Geoff Livingston

The apple has not fallen far from the tree on this one. Own a Local Book/Reading Store. Will books be a physical purchase anymore in 25 years? That’s OK, I want to offer the ambience of a great local book store where anyone can go and hang out.

Google Glass And Thinking Differently About Technology

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In my first book, Six Pixels of Separation , I wrote that in a social media world that is being increasingly co-opted by smartphones and mobile devices, everything that we say and do can now be used against us in the court of public opinion. Tags: apple.

The World Is A Hyperlink

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Switching between apps on Apple is easy, but it''s not real multitasking yet. Funnily, I haven''t been thinking that much about Google, Facebook or Apple as much as I have been wondering about the potential outcome for Amazon ''s Fire phone. It can recognize music, movies, TV episodes, books, video games and more. Apple certainly accelerated things when it came to technology. apple. That about sums up the role of marketing today.

Ad Blocking And The Future of Advertising with Seth Godin

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The growth of this technology, and Apple's recent news , has created a stir of emotions and the recognition for change. apple. business book. adblocking advertisingawards advertisingpodcast apple audio blog blogging brand businessbook businesspodcast davidusher digitalmarketing facebook google itunes jwalterthompson marketingblog marketingpodcast mirum mirumagency sethgodin sethgodinblog twitter wpp

The Value Of Focus

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You can read every best-selling business book ever published, then move on to every motivational book ever published and from there start reading every diet book ever published and you will net out with the same, exact, one word, at the end of every book: focus. In the Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson , there is a section about the time that Apple started making serious money. business book. diet book. motivational book.

The iPad Should Be Free

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In a world where Apple not only sells their iPad (ranging from $400 - $900) and also controls the majority of the content that you can put on it from iTunes , why wouldn't they deploy a similar model to Amazon's in the hopes of owning the consumer by way of the hardware? It's amazing how divergent Apple and Amazon's business models are. Actually, it's not about Apple. Amazon has something very incredible that Apple doesn't even have: an advertising and media empire.

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A CTRL ALT Delete Interview with Mitch Joel

Geoff Livingston

Canadian blogger and bald brother of another mother Mitch Joel released his new book CNTL ALT Delete today. The book captures the zeitgesit of workplace change caused by a universal shift towards digital media. GL: You offer personal advice for career development in the book.

The End Of The Laptop

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I bought the first iPad from Apple and loved it immediately. The truth is that I use the MacBook Air for nothing but writing (blog posts, articles and books) and for publishing the audio podcast. When Apple CEO, Tim Cook , took the stage to announce the latest iPad back in March, the most telling piece of data he revealed was that iPad 2 had outsold almost every PC in the previous year. apple. Let's start with the story from a market of one.

The Future Of Iconic Brands

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A friend recently told me that he's nervous about Apple and their ability to deliver products that people can't get enough of. Books like Built To Last by Jim Collins created blueprints for a company that could last forever. Do you think Apple will continue to be as strong, powerful and resilient in twenty year's time? Tags: apple. In the real-time Web, the value of branding could become a game of diminishing returns.

Simply Brilliant With William C. Taylor - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast

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It may be easy to point to a book or author as a form of inspiration. Mavericks At Works and Practically Radical were not only bestsellers, but timely books that further pushed the boundaries of how great work can get done. He doesn't write about Amazon and/or Apple , but has searched out and dug deep into many organizations and industries that you would not suspect in a world where most believe that all innovation and ingenuity is coming from Silicon Valley. apple.

The New Mass Media Is The iPad

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Apple let the world know that beyond posting a record profit of six billion dollars in the last three months of 2010 (that's $26.74 IDC (the research firm) says that approximately 17 million tablets were shipped in 2010 and that the iPad represented nearly ninety percent of tablets shipped in the third quarter of 2010 (more on that here: Apple Posts Record Profit; iPad Sales Surpass Projections ). apple. The iPad had a good week.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #328

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My friends: Alistair Croll ( BitCurrent , Year One Labs , GigaOM , Human 2.0 , Solve For Interesting , the author of Complete Web Monitoring , Managing Bandwidth: Deploying QOS in Enterprise Networks and Lean Analytics ), Hugh McGuire ( PressBooks , LibriVox , iambik and co-author of Book: A Futurist's Manifesto ) and I decided that every week the three of us are going to share one link for one another (for a total of six links) that each individual feels the other person "must see".

The Story Of Vice And The Future Of Media

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He published his poetry on Rollins' book imprint, 2.13. And then you can talk about IPOs or getting bought, or no one can buy you at that point, or doing something with a big boy like an Apple or a Google , whatever it is. apple. I'm a metalhead punk. That's about it. With that comes my general attitude of wanting to mess up the system, keep things casual and honest, and never be satisfied with what is a part of the establishment. Faster and harder. It's my way of life.

The Future Of Personalized Pricing

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How would you even know if the price of a book was the same or similar to someone who is buying the exact same book in another state? You may recall that back in August, travel site Orbitz discovered that consumers who use a Mac spend nearly thirty percent more per night on hotels, so the online enterprise begun showing Apple users different prices (for more on that: On Orbitz, Mac Users Steered to Pricier Hotels ). apple.

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The New Disruption

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I'm doing my best to read one book every week (but failing miserably). The way I buy books has changed dramatically in the best few years. I used to love my book collection. After my last move, I stopped loving my book collection. My current book reading is done on the Kindle app. I don't own an Amazon Kindle , I read books on my iPhone with the Kindle app. apple. book collection. business book.

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The Year Of More

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The subtitle of my first book, Six Pixels of Separation , is "Everyone is connected. This year will see the introduction of many new devices (including the hotly anticipated entry of Apple into the television set business). The book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows , has nearly four-thousand consumer generated reviews on Amazon alone as of today. For those keeping score, that is book number seven in J.K. apple. apple television. business book.

‘Fourth Transformation’ book: Brace for impact

Book review: A clear-eyed look at the mind-blowing changes in spatial computing dead ahead. It’s easily their best, most accomplished and most important book. (I I reviewed their last book , “The Age of Context,” here in 2013.) The best part of the book?

The Permanent Brand

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Have you ever read a book about branding? When you study the art of branding, any good book on the subject will - at some point early on - turn to the neologism of the word "branding" in terms of marketing and communications. If you have ever waited in line for an Apple product, you know what this means. apple.