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How T-Mobile Changed The Wireless Industry For The Better

The Realtime Report

How T-Mobile Changed The Wireless Industry For The Better By Jessica Oaks. Anyone who has switched contracts from AT&T or Verizon to T-Mobile knows that the wireless service provider does things its own way. T-Mobile has revolutionized wireless service.

How 16 Companies are Dominating the World’s Google Search Results

Viper Chill

Instead, that seemingly endless variety is actually controlled by just a handful of companies. More specifically I’ll reveal how just 16 core companies are dominating the most popular industries online and how that situation is going to get a whole lot worse.

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

Spin Sucks

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.

Five Steps to Insanely Good Customer Service

Spin Sucks

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.

Great Case on Social Media Turned Into a Bad One by The Traditional Media

Mindjumpers

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.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

However, that figure rises if you work for a company generating at least $10 million in annual revenue, or you’re in management (in which case it’s $109,000). have a company page on at least one social networking site (but only 39% blog and just 26% tweet).

Apple Had Over 40% Of The Wireless Headphone Market, Facebook Tests Mid-Roll Ads And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM

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Over the holidays, Apple finally started shipping their highly-anticipated AirPods - wireless/Bluetooth headphones. Lots of positive reviews, plus this stunning piece of data: Apple has over 40% of the wireless headphone market. and this is just the beginning for wireless headphones. . The company is capping ad length at 15 seconds, (compared with 30 seconds for YouTube ads). wireless headphone market. wireless headphones.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Penenberg’s ( @Penenberg ) Fast Company article: “Social Networking Affects Brains Like Falling in Love” examines research by neuroeconomist Paul Zak that suggests social networking triggers the release of the generosity-trust chemical in our brains: Oxytocin (known as the cuddle chemical).

Gin and Topics: The Universe Is Upside Down

Spin Sucks

It’s one step closer to not requiring us to pay for access to the web or allowing wireless companies to block certain content. Most Innovative Companies: Groupon. I swear the universe is upside down this week.

Run Your Business With Skype

Small Business Mavericks

I know some small business owners who have ditched their land lines and have gone completely wireless using Skype and their mobile phones. Tired of the add-on charges your phone company keeps giving you? 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.

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.

We're Nearing The End Of Cables

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It's wireless or USB-C compatible headphones going forward. News site Gawker filed for bankruptcy and will sell the company's assets to Ziff Davis publishing. wireless. 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 good folks at CHOM 97.7

A Brief History of the Evolution of Social Technology

Social Media Marketing

To truly appreciate social media and the ubiquitous nature of the Internet, the consumer must first remember the wireless networks' distant and humble beginnings. Fast forwarding to 1970, Norman Abramson designed and tested the first wireless local area network, also known as the WLAN.

Reuters, Rogers and social dashboards

Sherrilynne Starkie

Reuters has launched Social Pulse , a social media hub on Reuters.com which highlights social media’s most shared news, companies and influencers. The chart is populated by share-of-voice readings, so depending on which companies are being talked about most that day, it will adapt.

Offline Retail Analytics Via Smartphone

Small Business Mavericks

There’s a company in Palo Alto, California that is calling itself “ Google Analytics for the real world.” ” The company’s name is Euclid. 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.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Acquires Pryte, Instagram 6.0, Vine Comes To Xbox One

The Realtime Report

Twitter buys native ad specialist Namo Media – last week Twitter acquired ‘native ad specialist’ Namo Media; the company worked on creating a native mobile advertising platform (WSJ).

Social Media Ostriches – The Corporate Hypocrisy Of Blocking Employee Access To Facebook and Twitter

SocMed Sean

Okay…I have to admit that I find these types of tweets mildly humorous: or It’s not that I find the pain of employees funny, but the shortsightedness of companies in their efforts to ignore new technologies always makes me wonder what they are thinking. Now, imagine two companies.

Four Mobile Marketing Growth Areas

Spin Sucks

This first ran on MyMobiManager , a company that creates content management systems for the mobile web. To complicate matters a little bit, the FCC recent decision on net neutrality affects how we may or may not, as consumers, be protected from the wireless companies on our phones.

What IFTTT Teaches Us About Automation

Geoff Livingston

Companies and solopreneurs alike will find that they have to make choices. 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.

Are Parents Really Naming Their Kids After Pokemon Characters?!

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It was a crazy week of big companies reporting their numbers. Alphabet (the new Google master company) also surprised the markets with strong numbers (mostly due to advertising). 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. Tags: 5g wireless.

6 Tips for Reducing Business Expenses

Idaconcpts

Embrace technology and wireless sharing in order to eliminate your need for printers, papers, files, binders, ink cartridges, et cetera. 5: Hire A Professional Management Company. If your business is being crushed under the weight of your own expenses, it’s time to make a change.

Social Media Sites Rank Lowest For Customer Satisfaction

The Realtime Report

The ACSI website scores are based on more than 25,000 interviews, and encompass user experience with websites of more than 200 companies within the 33 industry categories. Wireless Telephone Service 77.

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4 SEO Tactics That Damage Your Brand’s Reputation

Convince & Convert

That’s why you must take your company’s brand integrity into consideration in everything you do, including your search engine optimization efforts. SEO is all about boosting your company in search engine rankings, but you can’t step all over your brand during the climb.

Bitcoin Use-cases: Turning Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, and the Blockchain into a Fully Functional Peer-to-Peer Internet

Stay N' Alive

There are already many plans in foreign countries for "mesh" wireless networks. What if we took a concept like this, allowing anyone who wanted internet access to set up a wireless receiver of some sort, and that receiver would "pay" into the network to get access using Bitcoin or similar.

5 Ways to Integrate Mobile Devices at Your Enterprise

Idaconcpts

Assuming your company has a Virtual Private Network (VPN) in place to allow employees to connect from home, you can probably set it up for their mobile devices as well. Just be sure you draw the line at a sensible place for your company rather than some arbitrary point just to have a limit.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter.

How A Fake Taxidermist Is Keeping AT&T On Its Toes

Waxing UnLyrical

Meet @ATT_Fake_PR (formerly @ATT_Wireless_PR). Vest-less Now, I am not, and have not been, an AT&T customer (I’m quite happy with Verizon Wireless). You’ve been using Twitter quite delightfully to poke fun at AT&T’s wireless service.

Buy Now or Buy Later: the iPhone 6S vs. the 7

Idaconcpts

With rumors constantly circulating about new innovations that the company is attempting to incorporate into its flagship product’s design, it seems as though that, even as the new version of the iPhone is released, consumers can’t help but immediately look forward to next one.

What’s Your Mobile Marketing Strategy?

Small Business Mavericks

Before starting my own company in 2006, I worked for 16 years in the wireless industry for AT&T Wireless and Cingular, so I’ve watched mobile develop over the years with more than a casual passers-by interest. Amidst all the hype with social media, there’s a growing trend that sometimes gets lost in the shuffle: Mobile marketing.

51 Profitable SEO Niches to Dominate with Low Competition

Viper Chill

Car Shipping Companies. Just like with the legal truck angle, car shipping companies present another great opportunity to use the rank and rent model or rank to lead generation model. auto transport companies: 6,600 monthly searches. Not ecommerce companies.

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Tracking, Personalization And Screams Of Privacy

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On February 12th, 2013, Business Insider ran a new item titled, Amazon Has The Best Reputation Of Any Company In The U.S. This sounds like a shot at other companies like Facebook.)" " Amazon beat out Apple , The Walt Disney Company , Google and many more to grab this coveted spot. What does the company do? The wireless routers can detect unique Media Access Control (MAC) codes from smart phones and then collect non-invasive data about customers in real-time.

If Titanic Had Twitter

Social Media Marketing

But one of the more creative acknowledgments of the anniversary has to be from The History Press , a British publishing company that started the @TitanicRealTime Twitter account to chronicle the progress of the ship as if sent from aboard the ship itself. But just in terms of the advance of communication, the Marconi wireless that they had on board seems so primitive compared to what we have at our fingertips with smartphones every day now. Today marks 100 years since the R.M.S.

Here’s What Happened on Twitter at #AppleEvent

Simply Measured

When almost 100% of Interbrand top 100 companies are already using Twitter to reach out and engage with their audience, Apple has not posted even once. Airpods or the Wireless headphones were the second-most talked about topic at #AppleEvent.

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Need Mobile Intel? Read The Third Screen

Geoff Livingston

It serves as a solid primer, going into the history of wireless communications, and explaining why businesses have so little control over mobile stakeholders. From the perspective of an online marketer and a former wireless reporter, this book was impressive.

Will Amazon Soon Be 3D Printing Products En Route To Consumers?

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Beyond the Android operating system, smartphones and having app dominance with things like Gmail , YouTube and more, they are looking to become a wireless carrier. App of the week: Fast Company magazine has a new app. fast company. google wireless carrier. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base).

Mitnick's "Ghost in the Wires" Will Hack Your Mind With Real Life Adventures in Hacking

Stay N' Alive

I was fascinated that I could wirelessly tell my mom where I was over patch radio. Authors note: I found it fascinating that the one company Mitnick had the most difficulty getting through to (he ended up giving up due to the risk) was Utah's own Novell.

Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics

www.web-strategist.com

After interviewing nearly 40 experts and working with Charlene Li and a bit of help from myself, she’s found six distinct use cases (see compass below) on how companies are measuring using these new toolsets.

How To Create A Know-It-All Company - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Are you involved in setting the direction for your companys IT budget or strategy? How To Create A Know-It-All Company. Heres how some companies convinced individuals to share best practices. To drive KM at Russell Reynolds, the company circulates a document every afternoon throughout its 32 offices worldwide that shows all outstanding proposals and projects. operations for the company (and a recruiter himself), weeds out people who blame others.

Apple Debuts iBeacon Location Technology in U.S. Stores

The Realtime Report

Transmission through Bluetooth wireless technology gives your phone precise information about where you are in the store, while GPS transmitters don’t work well indoors and don’t distinguish well between locations only a few feet apart.

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Why Your Business Needs an SMS Strategy

Bill Hartzer

The market has clear potential and with the popularity of wireless networking driving sales, the only way is up. Making your company more carbon-neutral not only creates favourable publicity, but saves you money on utilities and consumables in the process.

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