7 Pinterest Tips for B2B Companies
How Augmented Reality Is Shaping the Future of Retail
Game of Phones: How the World Downloads iOS, Android Apps
Although Apple’s mobile operating system iOS is still leading the app-downloading market, Google’s Android platform is keeping up pace with its rival, according to a new infographic.
App Annie, a provider of app store analytics and intelligence for iOS, Mac and Android publishers, highlights in an infographic that shows iOS makes up 71% of global revenue for app downloads — compared to Android’s 29% share — but both companies are growing 14% year-over-year in revenue for app downloads.
“iOS publishers are undoubtedly making more money than Android publishers,” an App Annie spokesperson told Mashable…
Lenovo Reads Consumerist, Lets Customer Buy Laptop
A couple of weeks ago, we shared the story of Devotee, who tried to buy a computer directly from Lenovo’s site, only to have the order canceled out from under him with no explanation why. You may remember reading this story, and so did Lenovo employees. They wondered what happened, too, and reached out to Consumerist to help Devotee and figure out why they weren’t able to sell him anything and what went wrong.
Devotee explains what happened next:
After my issue was posted by the Consumerist, i was contacted by Lenovo’s Consumer Experience Manager, who put me in touch with their Sales Manager…
Apple, Google Face Off in Court Today Over Smartphone Patents
Peter Thiel’s Mithril and Two Other Stories You Need to Know
Cubans Intranet Users Rise 40% from 2011
Imagine a world that prohibits you from logging onto your Facebook? No status updates, no friendly photos. Imagine needing permission to check your daily deals and emails, even from a mobile device. Image if Internet was banned.
Welcome to Cuba.
Broadband Internet is restricted in Cuba, leaving the small population of Internet smugglers to agonize over the long wait time for an email to load. Businesses and government operations are greatly affected by the lack of connection to “the outside world,” but clearly Castro had other important things going on…
Why Your Cold Calls Aren’t Working
Square Launches Customer Loyalty Features
Kindness Works in Business. Just Ask Colin Powell
Democratizing the Research Process
How many times have we heard that particular assertion while waiting on hold for yet another customer service representative? How many times have we seen that written at the bottom of another receipt survey that we’re invited to take? Or how about the large-scale stickers on the back of commercial vehicles querying you right then and there: “How is my driving?”
At every turn, (across industries and businesses large and small) organizations are telling us how important it is that they get good feedback from their consumers…
Offering ‘Catch-Up’ Service That Leaves Out Episodes Defeats The Point, Comcast
Carol has been watching the AMC program “Breaking Bad” using Comcast on-demand. Specifically, the Catch-up service so she can catch up on season 4 before the new season starts next month. This service skips episodes and doesn’t seem to actually be designed to catch anyone up, though…unless that customer is an HD subscriber.
I have been watching “Breaking Bad” through Comcast’s on-demand Catch-up service. Last week they offered episodes 401 through 403. So this week, it should start with episode 404, right? Wrong! It skipped an episode and started with 405…
LLC: Which Flavor Is Right for Your Company?
Importing Values into an Option Set (Pick List)
(Please note that this functionality is not available with Global Option Sets)
In this example, we are going to assume that your Option Set (OptionSet or PickList) is on the Account Entity…
Acer Reveals Budget-Minded Ultrabook
Shakespeare’s Social Media Lessons [Quotes]
Like William Shakespeare’s popular play, A Midsummer Night Dream, blurs the line between dream and reality, social media blurs the line between digital and real relationships.
For many participants, social media engagement can feel more authentic than our actual lives. In honor of the summer solstice, let’s examine Shakespeare’s valuable social media lessons.
Here are seven quotes from Midsummer Night’s Dream that show us how to interact on social media…