Browsing Month October, 2011

Walmart Is Using Local Marketing and Social Media to Boost Revenues… Are You?

[caption id="attachment_498" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Walmart partners with Facebook to improve local internet marketing exposure"][/caption]   As a small business it is important that local consumers find you. The internet, more than ever is the new frontier to connect with potential customers. This is even more evident with a new partnership more...

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3 Business Lessons From the Kids of South Park

What can your business learn from the makers of South Park? Comedy Central has a new documentary called “6 Days to Air.” It follows Matt Stone, Trey Parker and the staff of South Park as they create an episode of the show. If you’ve ever seen it, South Park is an animated show on Comedy Central. The show is an irreverent animated show that follows the lives of 4 more...

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NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles tap mobile for in-stadium marketing

The National Football League's Philadelphia Eagles have teamed up with Txtstation for an in-stadium partnership to help the team engage with fans on their mobile devices. The sports team is letting fans vote and is using text-to-screen features at Lincoln Financial Field. SMS was a great choice for the mobile initiative, especially for fans that have feature phones. more...

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R.I.P. Steve Jobs

About 30 years ago, I saw the Apple II and it was love at first sight. It sparked a love affair between this nerd and technology that continues to be a exciting as it was the first day we met. I want to thank Steve Jobs for his vision. It changed my life. But Jobs' influence on me has not stopped there. With his passing I came across a graduation speech he gave at more...