Did you know? Baby boomers are turning 65 at a pace of 10,000 per day for the next 19 years.
Facebook® is now worth billions of dollars. But marketers are having a tough time getting dollar one from using social media. Let’s dig into why Facebook and other social media sites run into problems when evolving their business model from cultivating friendships (a.k.a., social networking) to growing cash crops.
In the world of B2B communications, some dealers, distributors and sales people are using e-tablets as a communications tool, often for sales presentations. But in a technology toolbox crowded with smartphones and laptops, it’s hard to figure out the real value of e-tablets and digital readers. Are they just another digital gimmick -- or the most disruptive force since Gutenberg’s printing press?
Cheap digital readers and e-tablets are making it easier to consume content digitally, which means B2B marketers must consider the impact of the medium on their message – including branding and content strategy.
Ever been to a meeting where someone carries in a laptop, an iPad, a smartphone and a paper notepad?
“Computers excel at creating problems that take computers to solve.”*
That quote pretty much sums up the tendency of social media -- and really, any networked-based technology -- to expand like a supernova.