How Companies Are Tracking E-Reader Behavior

We are being tracked in so many ways. Here is more “Big Brother” stuff in a report by the Wall Street Journal. Click the photo to learn more. Photo by William Duke

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A New Google Product Strategy: Born in the U.S.A.!!

As John Markoff reports in the New York Times: “Etched into the base of Google’s new wireless home media player that was introduced on Wednesday is its most intriguing feature. On the underside of the Nexus Q is a simple inscription: ‘Designed and Manufactured in the U.S.A.’ ‘We’ve been absent for so long, we decided, […]

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Career Planning in Business 2012: Opportunities and Challenges

Over the years, I have made a number of presentations on career planning. For this blog, I have updated one of these presentations for 2012. There should be something here for almost everyone. Just click on the image below to access the 2012 career tips file.

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Leverage the Power of Twitter

According Susan Hanshaw, CEO of Inner Architect, a digital marketing firm: “Most merchants on Twitter are using the channel like a public E-mail platform. The majority of messages are sales pitches and very little engagement with followers, which completely misses the point — and the opportunity — of Twitter.” Click the image to see how […]

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Can Microsoft Finally Generate a Success in an Apple Marketplace?

As Microsoft announced that it would soon be introducing its own tablet, the Surface, to compete with the iPad and Droid-driven devices, four questions come to mind: Can Microsoft be successful after so many missteps with other products? Can Microsoft be a hardware manufacturer after so many years as a software-driven company? The entertainment-oriented X-Box is […]

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Apple: Employees Are Passionate, But …

As David Segal reports in the New York Times, Apple may be a great company, but the pay at its retail stores often does not measure up: “Last year, during his best three-month stretch, Jordan Golson sold about $750,000 worth of computers and gadgets at the Apple store in Salem, N.H. It was a performance that […]

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