Will the New Apple Car Have Windows?

Convince & Convert

This event is run by Jason Keath and his social media education company (under the same name), producing conferences for industry leaders from around the world (so much to learn, always a blast!). Apple Car. apple — Chris Neumeyer (@Chris_Neumeyer) September 23, 2015.

The Rise and Rise of Apple Inc


Unlike IBM and other industrial PC makers, Jobs and Wizniak wanted to focus on the consumer PC segment. The Apple I was released on April First and sold for $666.00 Within a few short years, Apple would revolutionize the computing world. Key Products in Apple Today.

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Apple Turns Its i To Television

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Are you paying attention to Apple 's next move? It's also a feature that Apple apparently struggled to get into the iPad 2, but simply couldn't get it perfected in time (it's also important to note that all of these stories are based on hearsay as Apple never speaks publicly about product development, challenges, upcoming devices, applications or features). What about Apple TV? Is TV the future for Apple? apple. apple store. apple television.

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. Both serve a purpose to the music industry and legion of fans, but they could not be farther apart when looking at the core of who they are and what they stand for. Apple's Steve Jobs is a unique individual. Research In Motion had a tough week last week.

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Is Crowdsourcing Really the Industry’s Dark Side?

Waxing UnLyrical

There are two reasons why crowdsourcing is actually a good thing for the design industry: 1. The music industry cried bloody murder saying it was the end of the music business, but organizations started to adapt. Guest post by Adam Weitz. [Ed:

How To Create More Content, Faster, Without Sacrificing on Quality


Tweetdeck is my own not-so-secret productivity tool that tracks important events happening in my industry. Cyfe helps me monitor and archive more context from industry. Don’t have an apple device? Content Strategy Industry Insider

3 Types of Software Nonprofits Should Be Using


Solutions that are tailored to the nonprofit industry are valuable in their own right, but they aren’t the only type of systems that provide significant value. Historically speaking, comparing CRMs with donor management has been considered a fruitless “apples to oranges” situation.

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

How big is the SEO industry? In a July 2012 survey, 26% of respondents said they were interested in the iPhone5, while 74% said they were “over it”–just not that intrigued by another new Apple device.

If Your Agency Is Not Consulting, Then What Is It Doing?

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This is one of the bigger themes that seems to be cropping up lately in the marketing industry. around 1954), businesses are realizing just how important marketing is, and how - when done right - it can be the difference between a commodity brand and something that looks a little closer to Apple. apple. marketing industry. For marketing agencies to survive, they must start looking more like the consultants.

Was The iPhone 7 Worth The Wait? What Is The Future Of Uber? All That And More On CHOM FM

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Apple. Apple. Apple. A GPS-enabled and swim-proof Apple Watch. The fees paid by Uber will go into a fund to help modernize the traditional taxi industry, the deal says. apple. apple watch. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media.

The End Of The Smartphone

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When Tim Cook (CEO at Apple ) took the stage in the company's first post- Steve Jobs product launch to announce the iPad 2 in 2011, Cook's staggering statistic was that the iPad had already outsold all of the desktop and laptops sold by their competitors in the previous quarter. That piece of data still hold true as Apple currently has the fourth generation iPad in-market. What will Apple do next? apple. industrial design.

Realtime Restaurant Deals: Can LiveDeal Succeed Where Groupon, LivingSocial Failed?

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The site went live in San Diego, entering the dining industry in the fourth quarter of 2013; now 20% of the restaurants (~1,000) in the city are experimenting with LiveDeal. Apple Debuts iBeacon Location Technology in U.S.

Four (of the) Worst Practices for Pitching Bloggers

Webbiquity SMM

Unless you’ve got one of those brands (like Apple , Zappos , TOMS Shoes , or Southwest Airlines ) everyone loves writing about, it’s hard to stand out amid the clutter. How do you know food bloggers won’t be interested in your pitch about industrial lubricants?

Embrace The Shift Away From Stuff - Strategy Magazine Column

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In the blink of an eye, the downloading/stealing/wanting-singles-and-not-albums concerns have been completely obliterated because of services like Spotify , Apple Music and Tidal. This is partially because of salaries and the work available to the younger generation, but the tech industry has allowed them to adapt their lifestyles to this reality, which means you need to as well. apple. apple music. Audio streams trump everything when it comes to music.

Are Tablet PCs Just a Fad?


Taking a swipe at Intel’s new Ultrabook concept he proclaimed that the industry needed to be more innovative instead of latching onto current trends, pot kettle black springs to mind. Tech & Gadgets Apple iPad iPad tablet pc tablets

Ad Blocking And The Future of Advertising with Seth Godin

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Like many people in the marketing industry, I have been paying a ton of attention to the ad blocking world. The growth of this technology, and Apple's recent news , has created a stir of emotions and the recognition for change. apple. Episode #484 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Even famed marketing thought-leader, Seth Godin , weighed in on the issue with his blog post, Ad blocking.

Are Brands Ready For The Instagram Economy?

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It turned out that there was a burgeoning cottage industry being built in places like Kuwait for businesses that were interested in doing more on Instagram than selfies, regrams of people twerking or motivational quotes. 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?

The Story Of Vice And The Future Of Media

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With that, I was very fortunate to work in the music industry (starting in the late eighties). I wrote for music and lifestyle publications (I even published a few), and managed to become friends with artists, industry professionals and other media outlets. 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. music industry.

Technology Removes Technology

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I would argue that it's something else: these corporate designers have figured out something that other technology and consumer electronic goods companies still struggle with: Apple , Google and Amazon have done an amazing job of removing the technology from their technology. apple.

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

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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. Episode #535 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Time sometimes forgets the name of those that we should never forget.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #328

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With streaming music finally refilling the coffers of the music industry somewhat, and more scrutiny into onerous middlemen putting a greater percentage into artists' pockets, there's reason to hope. Spotify uses math to do this; Apple uses human curation. apple. apple music. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

The Year Of Mobile? Sounds Like The Month Of The Smartphone

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This is one of those moments when the Marketing industry must give pause. Something tells me that as we get more and more connected, not only does email, text messaging and chat start chewing into the voice usage, but I'm going to guess that FaceTime (and other soon-to-follow products) are going to make voice calls as relevant as sending a letter in the mail (with all due respect to the pains that the postal industry is currently feeling). apple. marketing industry.

The Upcoming Consumer (Looks Nothing Like The Consumer We Knew)

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Last April, Bloomberg BusinessWeek ran an article titled, Apple''s 10-Year-Old iTunes Loses Ground to Streaming. apple. music industry. The consumer is changing. This used to be a platitude. Correction. It''s a marketing parlour trick to say that "the consumer has changed." It''s a parlour trick, because the more professional marketers say this, the more latitude they may be given to try new, untested and unknown things.

The Complexity Of Simplicity

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As the years wane on and you gather perspectives and insights from your business, your industry and your peers, what you quickly realize is this: nothing is easy. Primarily, I''m a big fan of retail and an enthusiast of the industry. 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. apple employee. apple retail. retail industry.

Adapt Or Die

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You see, it's easy to be an armchair quarterback and say that the newspaper industry, the music industry, the book publishing industry, the retail industry, a traditional advertising agency. and almost every other industry should adapt or die. " When you actually start digging down deep into how these companies have evolved and stayed relevant, you won't see business models that look like anything from the playbooks of Apple , Google or Facebook.

How To Curtail Showrooming: Charge Admission

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Looking at platforms like the Genius Bar at Apple 's retail experience points to a retail environment where physical goods are sold alongside of services and more experiences. It is (usually) a misguided strategy to make everyone pay for the changes in an industry. apple. apple store. What would you pay for an opportunity to browse a store?

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The Future of Media Is Beyond The Screen

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They are the digitization of other industries (beyond media) and in this digitalization, these things will be connected and will have screens with them (though some may not). Think about Apple TV or Boxee (both connect you to the Web and - if we're going to be raw about it - provide many entertainment services that allow you to avoid traditional commercials with ease). In its simplest form, Apple 's AirPlay functionality allows you to throw your screen anywhere. apple.

The True Omni-Channel Is Convergence

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I believe that omni-channel is simply an industry buzzword to define the challenge of working in silos with disparate data sets that struggle to find connection points. Brands like Apple and LEGO dove into the retail world to own the direct relationship with their consumers, so why would it be so crazy for brands like Amazon to do the same? apple. Convergence used to be a bad word.

The Internet Could Be Closed For Business

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It's humbling to think of just how quickly the Internet and digitization of the publishing industry changed everything. Back then, I could have never imagined that thousands of people (each and every day) would be interested in my musings about the marketing and communications industry. Rumors also began to swirl that Apple would be announcing at its next event its own mapping engine and removing Google Maps as their default search for location. apple.

Open Letter To The Advertising Industry: Let's Not Mess Up Ads For Voice - Strategy Column

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We've been seeing this coming for years, but Amazon Echo , Google Home , Apple 's Siri and Microsoft 's Cortana are growing up and taking over. Let's be clear: This is an area that the ad industry won't be able to resist. advertising industry. apple. apple siri. Tags: ad industry. Hey, Siri. let's not mess up these voice assistant ads, ok?

The Inferior Brand

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Not everyone works for Apple. In fact, the vast majority of us probably don''t work for the superstar brand in our industry. Identify their industry. Target this industry more aggressively. Is there a certain industry? apple. Not everyone has a brand like Google.

What Makes A Great Brand?

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Some think Apple is a great brand. We have seen countless instances, when the 800 pound gorilla of any given industry has attempted to introduce a new brand. apple. music industry. Not a good brand. Not a successful brand. a great brand? In fact, before attempting to answer this question, it's probably important to define what, exactly, a brand is?

In The Age Of (Digital) Anxiety

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For years, I was involved in a charitable organization called, NABS (the National Advertising Benevolent Society), which was a business-to-business charity that helped people in the marketing, advertising and communications industry get help should they need it. My industry has a specific capability in taking smart and able people and burning them out to the point of no return. apple. marketing industry. Are you stressing out?

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If You're In Business, You Need To Watch This CrossFit Documentary

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Surfing across Apple TV , I came across something that you should watch this weekend. At first, it was criticized and ridiculed by many pundits in the industry. People are quick to point to Apple and Amazon as these untouchable beacons of corporate perfection, but spend some time looking at CrossFit. From how they disrupted the industry to how they communicate and connect with consumers. apple. apple tv. fitness industry.

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Steve Jobs, Marketing Genius

Geoff Livingston

There are so many things to be said about the great technological innovation he brought to the world during his tenures at Apple and Pixar. In entertainment and in work, Apple has been and continues to be a part of life. Marketing Amazon Apple CES facebook marketing Steve Jobs

3D Printing Will Impact Business In A Big Way

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If you go back to the pre-industrial revolution and before mass manufacturing times, you'll be reminded that things like screws, nails, hinges, bookshelves, kitchen appliances, homes, buggies and more were all built by hand. " In short, faster printing technologies are moving from the research lab to industry with a pace that can only de described as exponential. apple. apple genius bar. industrial revolution.

Are You An Entrepreneur Or A Business Owner?

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The best business models and the companies with the most innovation all started with an individual (or a team of people) who believed that the future success of their industry will look very different from its current state. You can poke fun at Steve Jobs and everything Apple does all you like, but ask yourself this: if you were a computer and software manufacturer, would you have the perpetual entrepreneurial guts to take a 180 turn and start making a phone? Tags: apple.

The Persistence Of Brands

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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. If human beings were simply pragmatic, and only bought for functionality and longevity, there would be no automative industry, no computer industry, no fashion industry. apple.

Are You Living In A (Filter) Bubble?

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And, it looks like Apple is about to announce their streaming audio service (based on some of the technology that they acquired when they bought the Beats brand last year). So, the question is this: will Apple win the streaming wars because of their brand power (and ability to undercut on price) or will it be Spotify, who already owns a fair share of the streaming audio space? The music industry continues to be in a big mess. . apple. music industry.

The Small Wins From Social Media

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Brands will look to see how many people are connected to their number one competitor (or the industry leader), and that acts as some kind of key performance indicator as to where they should be in fan accumulation. Say your brand is doing everything it can to establish certain bloggers as industry thought leaders, a successful blog will enable those people to act as guest writers on other industry blogs, online publications, etc. apple. industry blog.