Sales & Marketing

  • Betting on Transformation — What's the Payoff?
    Should you become a managed services provider? What about cloud computing? Should you add carrier services? Should you diversify into another industry like energy? Ultimately, the answers may be different for each company since their starting and ending points vary. Here ...More
    February 23, 2010 By Cara Sievers and Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
  • Branding Key to Social Media Marketing Success
    LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook ... no matter what you call it or how you use it, you cannot deny that social media marketing is here to stay. More and more business-to-business organizations are seeing its value and figuring out how to use social media marketing within their ...More
    February 23, 2010 Posted in Articles
  • Apple Pulls 'Overtly Sexy' Apps: Tiger Woods to Blame?
    On the same day Tiger Woods publicly admitted his multiple infidelities, Apple Inc. (AAPL) started pulling “overtly sexy” apps from its App Store. Is there a connection? (C’mon, we kid, we kid.)Just what “overtly sexy” is remains vague. ...More
    February 19, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon Already Slashing Palm Prices
    Gone are the days of waiting a year until a newer version of your favorite device is revealed in order to take advantage of a price drop on the old one. Only three weeks after the Palm Pixi Plus made its debut on the Verizon Wireless network, Verizon is slashing the ...More
    February 19, 2010 Posted in News
  • AT&T To Sell iPhone Rival, Android-Powered Backflip
    AT&T Inc. (T) will carry its first Android-powered Motorola Inc. (MOT) phone as of this spring, but don’t expect any snarky digs at the iPhone this time around.When Verizon Wireless (VZ) launched the Motorola Droid last year, it ran a series of ...More
    February 18, 2010 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Soon Bound for AT&T?
    Just a couple of weeks after making its debut on the Verizon Wireless network comes word that the Palm Pre might be available through AT&T this spring.If you do some digging through FCC filings and look at the history of the Pre, you might come to the conclusion that an ...More
    February 11, 2010 Posted in News
  • iPhone Chips Away at BlackBerry’s U.S. Smartphone Lead
    New data from Internet market researcher comScore shows that Apple’s iPhone made some gains in 2009’s fourth quarter against BlackBerry, the market share leader.RIM’s BlackBerry platform leads with a little less than 42 percent of the market. Apple is ...More
    February 9, 2010 Posted in News
  • Report: Motorola Devour Available This Month
    It looks like consumers who are tempted by the New Motorola Devour might be able to get their hands on the device a little sooner than expected.When the smartphone was introduced last week, Verizon said it would first be available sometime in March. The Devour is the first ...More
    February 8, 2010 Posted in News
  • Another Sexist Ad Campaign for Verizon Wireless?
    When the Motorola Droid smartphone debuted last fall, Verizon marketed the phone as a manly man’s device, referring to its biggest competitor – ahem, the iPhone, although not mentioned specifically – as a “digitally clueless beauty queen.” The ...More
    February 5, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon Wireless, No iPhone for You This Year
    Now that hoopla surrounding the Apple iPad has died down a bit, we can get back to talking about the issue that truly makes the world go ‘round – how soon it will be before Verizon gets its hands on the iPhone.Just a little more than a week ago, speculation was ...More
    February 4, 2010 Posted in News