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Friday, November 26, 2010

Ready? Set. SELL!

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It's Black Friday in the USA and that means millions of people are out spending money and hopefully many of you retail store owners are bringing in some good sales. Which, by the way, we hope you are reading this from your cell phone or tablet while out on the sales floor.

Speaking of cell phones and tablets, here are a few good ideas you should think about over the next week.

#1.
This one's for iPad users. Get yourself a nice photo frame stand that the iPad can sit in. A clear plastic frame will work, too. Load the iPad with some photos of items you have in stock. On Windows, you can easily load photos as if the iPad is a camera by using the standard iConnect-to-everything-iRelated-cable. On a Mac, you can use the iPhoto program to load and organize your photos.

Once your photos are loaded, place the iPad in...
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AT: 11/26/2010 09:00:07 AM   0 COMMENTS
Tuesday, October 05, 2010

"Checking-in" on Facebook Places

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This morning shortly after midnight Eastern time Facebook announced new features for their Facebook Places service.

On August 18, 2010 Facebook Places was suddenly available to everyone downloading the latest Facebook cel...
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AT: 10/05/2010 09:41:22 AM   0 COMMENTS
Friday, August 27, 2010

What is the EXACT cost of advertising for each new customer?

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The last location-based service we are reviewing this week is Foursquare, "4sq" for short.

According to the buzz on the street, during the last 7 days both Foursquare and Gowalla have to worry about Facebook Places. We explained our position on the substandard Facebook Places yesterday, and Gowalla has a really cool interface that we explained 2 days ago.

Foursquare is not snazzy looking, but it's fast, has real time updates, interaction between users and 3 different types of social competitive scenarios.

They really have their act together.

Here are some of the features that wow'd us:
* Check in at the same location enough times to become the "Mayor" of that location. Compete against your friends.
* Check in at different locations, different times of the day, and at specific events to be awarded "Badge...
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AT: 08/27/2010 10:57:01 AM   0 COMMENTS
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