Sales & Marketing


  • Palm Pre Ads Less Weird in Canada
    It looks like television ads for the Palm Pre will be a little less strange than the ones seen on the airwaves in the United States.Bell Canada will launch the Pre in Canada next week. The ads that Canadians are seeing are focused on the phone itself, rather than a ...More
    August 21, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Return Rate Much Better Than Once Thought
    Phew.That’s undoubtedly the collective sigh of relief from the folks at Palm and Sprint after hearing a new report that puts the Pre’s return rate at an estimated 11 percent. It’s still higher than that of the new iPhone 3G S – which is reported to ...More
    August 19, 2009 Posted in News
  • Survey: iPhone Users More Satisfied than Palm Pre Users
    So how do you decide which is better – the new Apple iPhone 3G S or the Palm Pre? You take it to the people.A survey conducted by ChangeWave Research shows a whopping 99 percent satisfaction rate among 3G S users; that’s despite all of the problems AT&T has ...More
    August 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Glory Days Over? Already?!
    Indeed, the Pre’s best days might be behind it. That’s the assumption many got when investment banking firm Morgan Joseph slapped a “sell” label on Palm stock today. Financial advisory group Collins Stewart did the same.The Collins Stewart analyst ...More
    August 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Report: iPhone Is Recession Buster, Palm Pre Not
    The second quarter of 2009 was a big one for the Apple iPhone and a disappointing one for the Palm Pre, according to a report from Gartner Research.The study says smartphone sales grew a whopping 27 percent worldwide, despite the global recession. The iPhone was up 375 ...More
    August 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Blue Coat Expands BlueBox Evaluation Program
    Blue Coat Systems has expanded its BlueBox evaluation program to include Blue Coat PacketShaper appliances. Blue Coat says the program enables its channel partners to speed the sales cycle by providing PacketShaper and ProxySG appliances at discounted prices for pre-sales ...More
    August 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Going Global: Agents Find New Revenue Selling International Services to MNCs
    As the nation’s economy has faltered, many U.S. companies have started looking overseas both to cut costs (e.g., offshoring) and to increase growth (e.g., tap new markets). While the downturn has had an impact beyond our borders, surveys of U.S.-based multinationals ...More
    August 13, 2009 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
  • Partnerpedia Offers Built-in Lead Management
    Constructive announced Tuesday the availability of lead management capabilities for its Partnerpedia Web-based collaborative platform for channel sales organizations.With the new lead management capabilities, leads can be entered into the system and tracked throughout its ...More
    August 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Study: Strange Palm Pre Ads Make You Happy
    Those new television commercials for the Palm Pre might be strange, but apparently, they make you feel both happy and inspired. Yes, inspired. Inspired to buy a Pre, the company hopes.Mediacurves.com just completed a study of the commercials and found happiness and ...More
    August 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Bandwidth.com Aligns Sales, Channel for Enterprise VoIP
    Bandwidth.com announced it has started an enterprise sales team and aligned its channel efforts to provide better support for responding to enterprise VoIP opportunities.While Bandwidth.com traditionally has been seen as an SMB data and voice provider, large enterprise ...More
    August 7, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony