Google is feeling the heat over its decision to build its new Hangouts IM and audio/video chat product with proprietary technology that doesn't support server federation via the XMPP industry standard, but the company is defending its move.
With initiatives like UN Pulse looking at using big data techniques for development Larry Irving discusses ideas for using mobile to change the world at the 2012 Social Good Summit. In 1999, half of the world had either never used a phone or had to travel more than two hours to reach the nearest one. Years later, mobile devices are being used in extremely innovative ways to connect and empower people around the world. Click on the image or title to learn more.
Throughout the recent years we have seen an uptake in a new group of SMB’s – the “Progressive SMB,” organizations that are increasingly encroaching on the territory of their larger competitors. But what makes a SMB progressive?
“It’s not the third screen or second screen—it’s the first screen. It’s one of the few things we walk around with all day. We sleep with it within an arm’s reach and, for most of us, it’s the first thing we check every morning.”
Speaking at Tuesday morning’s Marketing to the Digital Consumer panel at FutureM, John Caron, Vice President of Marketing for Catalina, provided a fresh perspective on the evolving relationship between humans and the screens we interact with.
With more than half of all Americans now using smartphones and nearly a quarter of all online activity now coming from mobile devices—we have stumbled into a new age in technology and the future of mobile marketing has unexpectedly shown up at our doors.
Is your business equipped to market to the new digital consumer?
This article featuree eight things all small businesses need to know about the future of mobile marketing.
A highly motivated team of employees, will do wonders for the peace of mind of any business owner, and they will usually deliver an improved bottom line result for any business.
Unfortunately, the management actions of many business owners and managers, act more as demotivators causing a fall off in the overall performance of the employees concerned.
This excellent article, suggests that there are common ways to ensure that employees become challenged, inspired and motivated, and it provides 10 of these for business owners and managers to consider implementing.
Not enough small business owners make the time to read material that can keep them informed and up to date with their industry, keep themselves abreast of business trends that will in one way or another eventually impact on their businesses, and feed their own creativity.
A big part of the reluctance to make time to read, is the challenge of knowing what to read, and perhaps more importantly what is not worth reading.
This good article, suggests that business owners should make blog reading a part of their day, and it suggests 12 specific blogs that offer much to small business owners.
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