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Entries from August 31st, 2010

Apple Does It Better, Again

August 31st, 2010 · No Comments · Apple, Delighting Customers, Exceeding Expectations, Uncategorized

Getting tired of stories about how Apple continues to succeed?  Then skip this post. There have been thousands of articles and books written about successful marketers who exceed expectations and delight customers.  Apple continues to exceed expectations in hundreds of ways that most of us don’t notice, but here’s a few of the most obvious: […]

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“The Creepy Factor” — Web Privacy and Consumers

August 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Advertising, Stop and Shop, Uncategorized

“Retargeting Ads Follow Surfers to Other Sites” from today’s NY Times discusses ads that use shopping cart and other surfing info to personalize the ads that consumers see as they surf the web.  The ads are delivered through the technology of a company called Criteo and you can identify many of them by the line […]

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Places: Facebook’s Foursquare Attack App

August 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Brands, Facebook, Four Square, Uncategorized

Back to blogging about cool ways that technology will impact our lives, I need to spend a bit of time about Facebook “Places.”  As  an early fan of Foursquare, I believe there is real power in the check-in capability of Foursquare and it’s competitors, and I spent a fair amount of time and effort trying […]

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Microsoft Enters the RedBull Flying Machine Competition

August 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Not sure where Microsoft will be running their wing off the pier, but I’d love to see it. Here’s a link to the site: Tweet

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