Comparing Apples To BlackBerrys

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Many think RIM is faltering because they aren't innovating like Apple or Google ( Android is a Google initiative). Comparing Apple to RIM is like comparing Jay-Z to The Beatles. Professionals (and now, even casual consumers) did want to access their email in a mobile fashion. Apple's Steve Jobs is a unique individual. Now, whether or not they can compete and innovate against companies such as Apple or Google? Research In Motion had a tough week last week.

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When Paper Wins In The Digital Age

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It's also a fashion brand. And, if that isn't incredible enough, the sales of Moleskine notebooks correlate positively with proximity to an Apple store. apple store. fashion. Tags: apple.

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The Digital Reality

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From a fashion standpoint, it flopped. Apple is banking that by the end of this month, we''ll be willing to leap from our pockets to our wrists. apple watch. fashion. Tags: apple. Do you really think that Google Glass is a flop? I don''t.

The New Newer Economy

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No, we're not talking about the latest iPhone from Apple and we're not talking about waiting in line for Star Wars - The Force Awakens (which, by the way, is an incredible movie that I saw at 6:30 am today!). fashion. fashion brand. Tags: apple.

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The Persistence Of Brands

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Brands are also a lot bigger than the fashion labels. The other week, I was complaining about my new Apple MacBook Pro. For decades, I was a hardcore PC user before switching over to Apple, about five years ago. Well, there are a lot of reasons, but it's not hard to admit that Apple is a premium brand. I like the Apple brand. apple. fashion. "Nobody wants to be branded anymore," said Aaron Levine, head designer for Abercrombie & Fitch.

Are Brands Ready For The Instagram Economy?

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Connie Wang runs a fashion site called, Refinery29 , and had this to say in the article about Instagram''s business potential: "It''s so much more personal. If you''re Apple , you could use a unique Instagram feed just for iPhone cases or one for cables (you get the idea). apple. When you hear the name Instagram , what do you think of? For most brands, when they think of Instagram, three ideas probably enter their noggins: 1.

Is PowerPoint Making Us Stupid?

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In the recently published Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson , Jobs discusses how he re-invented Apple during the iMac phase by abolishing the use of presentation software in meetings. It acted as a vessel to simply push the speaker's message out there in a brighter and more powerful fashion. Tags: apple. How many mindless presentations have you sat through in business and life?

On The Road (Warrior) Again

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These include a laptop (my weapon of choice is the MacBook Air 13") and smartphone (to keep it all in the family, I'm loyal to my Apple iPhone 5). You don't have to be an Apple advocate like me, but my general guidelines for buying portable computers (from laptops to smartphones to tablets) is to seek out the lightest and most powerful devices within budget parameters. apple. Now - more than ever - it's possible to do business from anywhere at any time.

The Complexity Of Simplicity

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When Johnson (who was previously heading up the retail division of Apple and was responsible for some of Target ''s success prior to that) was picked to help reinvent the beleaguered department store chain, I held high hopes that his actions might reinvigorate the entire department store model. If you polled employees at Apple (and if they were willing to tell you the truth in candid fashion), you would probably uncover that Apple is not a simple company at all.

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Red Bull Wins Top Social Video Brand of the Year

The Realtime Report

Apple just missed the top ten ranking, coming in 11th. Burberry – a fashion brand known for its efforts in social media – placed back in 16th.

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Some Of The Best (Non-Marketing) E-Newsletters To Make You A Better Business Leader

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In the day and age of readers, online bookmarking tools and other resources to find, curate and save content online, I still rely on good, ole fashion email for the bulk of my content. We are not just talking about the standard stuff, in terms of what Apple is doing or what Google will do next. Tags: apple. Where do you find the things that inspire you?

What The Next Five Years Will Be About

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This must have been a huge factor in Apple 's decision to build out retail stores and not work exclusively with the major consumer electronic retailers. most fail at it with spectacular fashion. apple. The next five years will be about direct relationships. Several years ago a leading brand contacted us ( Twist Image ) about a new business opportunity in the digital space.

Stories Die When There Is No Experience With It

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Don't pound one message down into every channel in a repetitive fashion, but create different stories for each channel and have everything link back to the brand that gives it a closer and more interesting experience for the consumer. While I hate to constantly use Apple as an example, they are one. All of the stories people tell about Apple means nothing unless the experience not only matches, but surpasses the story. Tags: apple.

Red Dress Collection Presented by Macy’s

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Most recently, our team braved the Blizzard of 2017 and ventured up to the Big Apple for our client, Go Red For Women, where we covered the Red Dress Collection Fashion Show presented by Macy’s.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #276

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He doesn't pull punches: 'We'd be better off if Apple bought every employee a fur coat and Bentley , or even just burned the money in a bonfire. apple. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

What TV Is And What Will Never Be

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You can plug in all of the Apple TV units that you want, and bump up the number of Netflix subscriptions too. It''s hard to watch the stupidest of sitcoms and know if the star of the show is wearing that baseball cap because it''s fashionable or because they''re paid to. Apple , Google, Twitter and others are looking to (or have already begun to) disrupt it. apple. apple tv. We like to watch. Don''t forget that.

Social Networking Stats: Teens Prefer Instagram Over Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

were surveyed about fashion, video games, Apple products, and social networks. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube. over 1 billion monthly unique users. via YouTube.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #112

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How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking - Wired. This is just a nice old fashioned blog post from my pal, Arjun Basu , about a bunch of stuff he was thinking about during and after an unconnected holiday. apple. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Driving Long-Term B2B Growth with an Omni-Channel Presence

Webbiquity SMM

68% of B2B buyers now purchase goods online via their phone or tablet (and soon maybe their Apple watch). Guest post by Robert C. Johnson.

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Starbucks – It’s Time to Brew Some Tweets

Waxing UnLyrical

According to an experiment conducted by Customer Service Investigator (CSI), well-known brands like Starbucks, Visa, Walmart, and Apple do not bother to respond to their customers on Twitter. Caffeine. There is no way I can start my day without a cup of coffee. (I’m

Think Globally, Act Locally: Introducing Advanced Geolocation

Talkwalker SM

Market Research: Fashion Trends From NYC to LA. A quick example: if we think about the fashion industry in the United States alone, there are different needs & preferences from East Coast to West Coast and everything in between.

My Hot Brands & Products of 2012

Jason Yormark

iPad Mini - I’ve been an Apple convert for a few years now, and when I first heard about the iPad Mini, I didn’t think much of it. I’ve found countless recipes I wouldn’t bother with, ideas for fashion and home, and just a variety of interesting things I can gather to incorporate into my life at a later time. The device is slow, buggy, and just doesn’t have the build quality I’ve come accustomed to with Apple products.

Is Social Media the New TV for Brands?

Simply Measured

To be fair, these numbers are not an apples to apples comparison, but they do indicate the growing ubiquity of Facebook. Traditional TV viewership is declining and streaming services are picking up the slack — this is what the numbers are showing.

What Are Social Media Marketing Essentials in 2017?

Simply Measured

SpaceX, Walmart and Apple are also big players in using video in their social media strategies. Social media marketing can be a challenging aspect of marketing for some companies, both in terms of valuing this channel and using it effectively.

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4 Internet Marketing Trends That Every Marketer Should Know


Moreover, they’re easy to implement on Web pages, because during the time their placement was a subject of standardization and automation though big banner-ad deals are still negotiated the old-fashioned way, human to human.

4 Essential Business Productivity iPad Apps


This free app turns ideas to notes in a simple and organized fashion. Bonus: If you have the iPad 2 with the Apple Smart Cover and you love Evernote, then you are in for a treat.

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It’s Time to Stop Focusing on New Technologies


When Apple introduces a product, thousands line up outside stores at midnight to be the first to get their hands on the latest toy. This is most easily accomplished by making it easy for customers to recommend you…old-fashioned word-of-mouth updated to today’s social media. This post was originally written for and published on Huffington Post.

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It’s Time to Stop Focusing on New Technologies


When Apple introduces a product, thousands line up outside stores at midnight to be the first to get their hands on the latest toy. This is most easily accomplished by making it easy for customers to recommend you…old-fashioned word-of-mouth updated to today’s social media. This post was originally written for and published on Huffington Post.

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The 3 Ways to Succeed at Content Marketing When Everybody in the World is Doing Content Marketing

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My friend Mark Schaefer , a superior blogger/author/podcaster is deeply concerned about the volume of content production upsetting the entire apple cart and making content unsustainable as a marketing stratagem even for the good guys with pure hearts and good intentions.

My Big 5 Marketing Predictions for 2014

Geoff Livingston

Google Glass will grab the headlines, but old-fashioned mobile marketing will command the budget. Expect Apple and Samsung to take advantage of the form factor, and define the market. I am presenting a free Vocus webinar this Wednesday at 2 p.m.

Lawyers: The World Has Changed, So Have Your Buyers

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The iPhone is what it is because of the apps, which aren’t even made by Apple.” WE MAKE MONEY THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY. Professor David B.

Will Pinterest Go Public?

The Realtime Report

Home décor, recipes, fashion, you name it. Apples and Oranges. is often like comparing apples and oranges. It’s no secret that Pinterest has been steadily gaining steam in the social sphere for the past year or so.

6 Powerful Social Media Lessons from Tourism that will Boost Your Brand

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I’ve seen fashion bloggers combine challenges. Be like Apple and focus on the benefit to the user and the experience rather than on your product or service. We can learn a lot from the Tourism Industry when it comes to Social Media Smarts. .

SEO and the Stock Market: How to Profit from Google Penalties

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Though a Chinese fashion portal, Jumei opted to file their $400m IPO in the US. Back in 2007 Engadget reported that Apple’s next version of OSX and the much anticipated iPhone were going to be delayed. In less than an hour Apple’s stock dropped 2.2%

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50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media

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Typorama was featured by Apple under “Best New Apps, Best Photo Editing apps and Best of April 2015” and featured in the the Time Magazine as “Best Apps of the week” 2015. Time. We all want more of it.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

She heads up Adams Consulting Group, a technical services firm specializing in Apple Macintosh desktops, servers and laptops. Few phenomena have ever spread as far and grown as rapidly as social media; obviously, this has tapped into something essential to our nature. What is it?

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

World Featured in US & World Videos Featured: Pinterest Apple Facebook. Apple. Fashion. apple. fashion. Top Stories Photo & Video Galleries Top Lists Trending Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video More Topics.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

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Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

What To Do When The Box Flips Inside Out

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And now those of us who made it fashionable find ourselves surrounded by four walls and a lid, making it pretty uncomfortable to keep head-and-shoulders above the rest. To Apple fans at the time, they were practically a collector’s item.