my musings on technology

Posts Tagged "Marketing"

Your Company Needs a Facebook Page

Posted by on May 25, 2011 in Musings | 0 comments

Your Company Needs a Facebook Page

There’s no argument that social media has changed the entire ambience of the online world. It has changed the way people interact with each other, paved the way for small businesses to market themselves in a more controlled manner and has created opportunities for people who want to conduct their businesses on the internet. The most influential of these is Facebook.  It has millions of users, twice the population of United States and the numbers are growing day by day at an astonishing rate....

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iPhone 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S II

Posted by on May 25, 2011 in Musings | 2 comments

iPhone 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S II

The Apple iPhone 4 and Samsung Galaxy S II are the most talked about smart phones in the market. Both of these brands are extremely well known and the Apple iPhone 4 has recently been facing serious competition by the Samsung Galaxy S II, which may outgun the iPhone 4 in several feature categories. I’ll discuss the main features of both these smart phones which will give you a fair idea to decide which one has an edge over the other. Samsung claims that Galaxy S II is the slimmest phone to...

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The Deep Felt Need

Posted by on Oct 28, 2010 in Musings | 0 comments

I recently read this article and it had an impact on me, so I thought I would send it on.  The article discusses the differences between developing and selling something that’s nice-to-have (like a vitamin), and a must-have (aspirin). “If entrepreneurs want to succeed…they’d better be selling aspirin rather than vitamins. Vitamins are nice; they’re healthy. But aspirin cures your pain; it’s not a nice-to-have, it’s a must have.” Heath describes our tendency to become...

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Sell Yourself Better!

Posted by on Jun 5, 2009 in Musings | 2 comments

In my role as VP of IT for a publicly traded company, I receive an abundance of calls, emails, mailings and drop-by visits from vendors desperate to get their foot in the door. I’m at the point where I don’t answer my desk phone anymore and check my work voicemail weekly (at best), but that’s not the reason for this post. Today I received 2 unsolicited emails from want-to-be vendors that I felt the need to showcase. Vendor #1 sent the following: Hi Steve, My name is xxx and I represent...

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