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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. iCloud: The New Way of Storing. How to Set Up iCloud. iPod touch 3rd and 4th generation.

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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. Apple is viewed as a company that doesn’t participate in the conversation, and is antisocial. Musashi.

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. Welcome to episode #347 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast. Enjoy the conversation. blogging. brand.

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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. This book primarily focuses on the The Five Attitudes and Approaches to strategy; Upper, Middle, Lower, Right Side and Left Side. Strategy Lessons: The Ground Book.

Book Review: The End of Business As Usual

Spin Sucks

Last week Jeannie Walters and I were discussing Brian Solis’s new book The End of Business As Usual. When I mentioned I was writing a review of the book, she asked if she could join in. And, because the Pinterest debate between Paul Sutton and I worked so well, we thought we’d do a combined book review. I expected to skim this book. What Jeannie Says.

You Can Learn A Lot From Someone Who Makes Comic Books

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This week, Julien Smith (author of The Flinch and co-author of Trust Agents with Chris Brogan ), directed me over to this beautiful twenty minute speech by famed comic book artist, author and renaissance man, Neil Gaiman. The best advice he ever received came from horror author, Stephen King , at the peak of Gaiman's popularity (when his comic book series, Sandman , was taking off).

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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. Yes, there are countless unauthorized books and accounts from past employees, but their senior management team is, generally, very tight-lipped. 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. While it has not been uncommon for technology companies to resist government demand, Apple’s letter is setting a new precedent. 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. Apple’s approach toward using Twitter is likely motivated by a desire to connect with their customers.

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Five Painful Solopreneur Business Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Spin Sucks

Covey The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People book warren buffettLaunching a business as a solopreneur is certainly not easy. In your excitement to hit the ground running with your business idea, you tend to overlook common issues which may affect your business before it can reach the height of success. Michelle Baker shares five of the most common challenges.

Find Brand Clarity With Four Identity Fixes

Spin Sucks

Branding Marketing Apple brand clarity customer identity crisis customer targets decluttering the less relevant products and services distinguish your products from the competition microsoft Q-tips RadioShack rediscover your target customer Surface Book Understand how to improve your customers’ livesDaniel Hilbert discusses how brands can reorient and discover their target customer.

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 I thought, why not write a book that defines it as this new business model, because after I’d written the last book, The New Small , I was intrigued about companies that were doing things in an interesting way, but they were 10, 15, 20 employees max.


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. DW: Does e-book only release mean that you are adopting a Real-Time Book Publishing model?

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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. DW: Does e-book only release mean that you are adopting a Real-Time Book Publishing model?

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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). This post outlines the problem with social media books and highlights a really old book that pretty much sums all of them up. How was your week?

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. E-book marketing has always been good, but it just got better – thanks to the Amazon Kindle Fire. It’s called Kindle Fire.

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. I can't imagine ever buying a physical book again. " ) The book had to physically be on me.

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. Do you know how many books I've looked for to no avail at the library, only to pop open my iPhone and buy it through one of book apps that I use? apple. comic books.

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. If someone asked you to name two of the best living designers and storytellers, who would you choose? movie.

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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. Like most budding authors I had intended to find an an agent who hopefully would find a publisher to get my book on the market. Bingo!

‘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.) Apple has 600 developers working on this and plans a major release in late 2017 or beyond. The best part of the book? Nicely done.

Be the Leader In Your Industry: Blaze the Trail

Spin Sucks

A Page from the Apple Book. The consumer electronics industry is built around copying the successful products that Apple produces. Apple blazed the trail. Apple blazed the trail. Apple blazed the trail. Apple blazed the trail. Apple also is the most wealthy company in the United States. Steve Jobs resigned last week. Blaze the Trail. But How?

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. Kindle has over 300000 books in it’s ecosystem, that is a pwoerful selling tool, let’ see what apple has in store today for us! will it disrupt the market then.

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? Even if you don’t get around to reading it yet, that was a click that counted for the e-book’s author. troubleshooting techniques. history of your niche.


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. You may want to write a longer book later. Business benefits of a short book.

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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 ). Is Apple getting podcasting all wrong? apple. book a futurists manifesto. press books. Alistair for Hugh).

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. You don’t need to read this book if: You already know everything there is to know about marketing. Marketing In The Round.

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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. Google's Project Glass is a very interesting product. My expectations were not high and the product blew me away (big time). drone.

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. business book. Time sometimes forgets the name of those that we should never forget. amazon.

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 wppEpisode #484 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. As always, Seth was gracious enough to accept my invitation.

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. Last week Google held their Google I/O developers conference. Why is this a big deal? The world is a hyperlink. More information.

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. And yes, I expect to turn a profit, even if it’s not on the books. I will always work when that time comes.

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". Spotify uses math to do this; Apple uses human curation. apple. apple music. amazon.

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. Steve Jobs laments about some of his peers at Apple for becoming virtually unrecognizable to him. business book. diet book. motivational book. Empathy.

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. and it's not for everyone. My roots to that genre of music run deep. You learn quickly. It was crazy.

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. One could argue, that this is the right play for Amazon, as they are the ones who have to catch up to the deep penetration that Apple and iTunes has in this space. Actually, it's not about Apple. apple. or does it? amazon.

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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. I wound up lugging it around with me all over the world along with my MacBook Pro. I went out and got the new iPad (3? content.

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: Your book says everything is going digital, and to avoid it would be a business disaster. GL: You offer personal advice for career development in the book.

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? Sure, Apple could still be relevant in twenty years and yes, Facebook may very well be the place where we're all connected, but the ability for a brand to have a enduring legacy looks less likely as the speed with which consumer interest evolves.

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. Should every customer pay the same price for something? Truth: we live in a world of radical personalization. Don't get mad at personalization.

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