Sales & Marketing

  • New Telecom Agent? Here’s a Map for Success
    One of the most daunting challenges a person ever faces is starting their own business. U.S. Small Business Association statistics indicate that only 60 percent of new businesses get through their first two years and at least 50 percent fail within five years. Making it to ...More
    September 1, 2009 Posted in Articles
  • BlackBerry Storm 2 Soon? Verizon Cuts Original’s Price
    There could be a “Storm” on the horizon – a Storm 2, to be more specific.Rumors have been flying since May that the release of the new BlackBerry touchscreen device might be imminent. But now there might be better evidence. Verizon Wireless has cut the ...More
    August 31, 2009 Posted in News
  • Partners Turn To Social Media
    The way that partners communicate with customers is evolving, along with how they find those customers as well. More and more VARs are turning to social networking sites and Web 2.0 communities to uncover and nurture revenue opportunities. Channel partners are being forced ...More
    August 28, 2009 Posted in News
  • Canada Welcomes Palm Pre
    Canadians now have a chance to weigh in on the greatness or lack thereof – depending on which side of the fence you stand – of the Palm Pre. Bell Canada made the handset available for the first time outside the U.S. today.The Pre sells for $200 and requires a ...More
    August 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • IBM Partners Help Retailers Go Social
    It’s no doubt that social networking and social media have revolutionized marketing. In fact, IBM (IBM) partners are increasingly enlisting the help of social media in marketing and sales, especially in an effort to help retailers elevate profits. IBM is ...More
    August 26, 2009 Posted in News
  • Telamon to Distribute LG-Nortel Ethernet Solutions
    A new agreement means Telamon will distribute LG-Nortel’s WDM-PON Ethernet Access solutions across North America.Telamon will distribute the solutions to its existing customer base and into new accounts, meeting rapidly growing demand for fiber-optic access solutions ...More
    August 24, 2009 Posted in News, Ethernet/ MPLS
  • Report: AT&T Network Change Triggers Nokia 6650 Errors
    AT&T has put an immediate stop to sales of the Nokia 6650 handset, according to a report from The reason?: A network enhancement in Florida caused a whole heap of problems for the clamshell, including constant phone resets and greatly diminished battery ...More
    August 24, 2009 Posted in News
  • Nokia Enters Netbook Fray
    Broadening its product portfolio as its world-leading market share in mobile devices erodes, Nokia said today it is releasing what it calls a “mini-laptop” – the Nokia Booklet 3G.The aluminum-clad netbook is powered by the Intel Atom processor, which is ...More
    August 24, 2009 By Richard Martin Posted in News
  • Data Plan Soon A Requirement on AT&T Smartphones
    In less than two weeks, AT&T will start requiring a $30 per month data plan for customers who buy a smartphone or upgrade to one. That’s on top of the voice plan. Existing customers won’t be affected unless they choose to upgrade their plan or their phone.In ...More
    August 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • 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