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Cheryl Contee Takes on the Tech Industry

Taking on the Tech Industry Many innovators have those fork-in-the-road moments, when they decide with certainty that they’ll stray from the beaten path and become trailblazers. For Cheryl Contee, cofounder of, #YesWeCode and Jack and Jill Politics, and CEO at Fission Strategy, that moment came in 2008 when she decided to quit her corporate...
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Sometimes an idea comes along that is so simple yet so brilliant, I can't help but talking about it. Today, that idea is sketchcasting.What is sketchcasting?Sketchcasting takes the concept of giving a presentation at the whiteboard and puts it into a simple video format so that you can easily share your ideas in a clear...
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I got a notice last week for my 30th high school reunion. (Please keep the age jokes to yourself...) I'm not sure if I'm going to go. I live 5 hours worth of air travel away, and have important meetings already scheduled on the same day. Beyond that, I'm not sure how I really feel about it....
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Using tracking stats to improve your marketing efforts

Last time I explained that  email offers some major benefits over print and other media. Email gives you quick feedback that allows you to design your message for your contacts. It's about providing value for your customers and connecting with the audience at large. Today I'll talk about how you can use email tracking to...
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The Power of “Track Record Marketing”

I ran a new route this morning. I was weaving through the neighborhood and come across a variety of homes for sale. Naturally, the homes have "For Sale" signs out in the front yard. But I noticed that not all For Sale signs are equal. I also learned the power of something I'll refer to...
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Apple’s new iPhone

Ravenous. That's how I describe the scene today at SouthPark Mall in Charlotte, NC. My wife and I were goofing around and thought we would check out the Apple store. Bad idea for my sanity but a great example of branding at its best. So when I got home, I checked YouTube & to...
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Microsoft’s Sender-ID System

Last week I talked about the pros and cons of double opt-in. Today I want to talk about Microsoft's Sender ID system. Sender ID is the method Microsoft uses to check whether an email is actually coming from the company that they headers say it is coming from. This is especially effective against phishing (an...
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Blackberry: Friend or Foe

I have all the symptoms of an addict: * I think about it when its not there * I'm constantly looking at it when its around * I get nervous if it hasn't been in my life for an hour Yes, I'm talking about that wonderful and pernicious device, the Blackberry. I am a full-on,...
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iPhone – Apple vs Cisco

So it's big news these days about Apple coming out with a product and calling it something that Cisco already is calling one of its products. This is very likely much ado about nothing as Apple certainly was aware that Cisco already had a product called iPhone. Reports are that the two companies have been...
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Predicting how successful a new technology will be

From Joan Isabella, StartupNation Radio consultant What if you could tell what technology was going to be adopted in the future. If you could find an equation to identify the market needs and strengths of a new idea, you could start a business, or invest in one that would make you rich, Rich, RICH! Pip...