Sales & Marketing


  • HTC Pure Not a 'Pure' Success?
    AT&T (T) might be giving up on the HTC Pure being a success. It is rumored that the carrier might be organizing a “partial return” on the device, possibly putting around 7,000 HTC Pures back in the warehouse.The pull from retail stores would be ...More
    February 24, 2010 Posted in News
  • Dos and Don’ts of Electricity Sales
    For telecom agents, selling electricity may seem simple, but success requires more than just offering a lower price per KWH. ...More
    February 24, 2010 Posted in Articles
  • Verizon To Boot RIM’s BlackBerry Storm – Reports
    Research In Motion (RIMM) could be in trouble.Rumor is rampant today that Verizon Wireless (VZ) is discontinuing sales of the BlackBerry Storm, one of RIM’s iconic devices, over too-high return rates.Indeed, customers were not fond of the first ...More
    February 23, 2010 Posted in News
  • 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