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Picked Up My iPad 2 Today at the Apple Popup Store

Today I took a break from SXSWI and went over to Apple’s Popup store in Austin on Congress Avenue to pickup my new iPad 2. My wait was only 10 minutes and Apple employees were coming out and giving free Smart Waters and making sure the model of the iPad that you wanted was in […]

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Apple Releases OS4 for the iPad, iPhone and iTouch

Mr. Apple himself, Tom Parish, breaks down “Apple’s release of OS4 for the iPhone, iTouch and iPad.” Thanks Tom for taking the time to share this article. -Bill Avinash Birnale provides a useful overview with some analysis of the lastest ‘Tent Pole’ additions for the iPhone and soon the iPad running OS4, all recently announced […]

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How long should a video be for Lead Generation?

Content Strategiest Tom Parish jumps in and answers the big question “How long should a video be on your web site for lead generation?”  Sometimes too much information kills the lead generation process. – Bill Useful links: Twistage •  YouTube I get asked this question by clients, and I’ve been curious about it for some time. […]

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Video Podcasting Using Skype – B2B Example

Another great example of video podcasting using Skype from guest author Tom Parish. Tom presents a B2B example using the popular chatting, video and telephony software Skype which is available for Macs, Windows, Linux and smart phones. Useful links:  Skype •  ECAMM I have hosted a weekly podcast show at BMC Software for five years now […]

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My Review of Google's Nexus One Smartphone vs. G1

First of all let me give you a little background about me and my Smartphones.  I currently use a BlackBerry Curve on the Verizon network.  I have been using a BlackBerry since 1996.  Prior to getting my CrackBerry I used the Palm Treo.  My office tried using the BlackBerry Storm last year when we switched […]

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‘Cyber Monday’ Sales are Strong for 2009

The e-commerce sector and on-line shopping have reported a surge in traffic and sales for Cyber Monday compared to 2008. Web analytics company Coremetrics, Inc. reported at 6:30 PM EST on Cyber Monday that web shopper had spent 11% more in the same time period for Cyber Monday 2008. Coremetrics tracks on-line shopper behavior of […]

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Google Wave Extensions List for Integration Bots

Here a a few Google Wave Extensions for Integration.  Some of these bots are still in “In Progress” including the PlonieBot which is suppose to bring wave document editing capabilities to Plone.  If anyone has any real applications that they have used with Google Wave please post a comment below showing us your work.  The […]

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Tom Parish at the Austin Rotary Downtown Mtg – Social Media for Business Video Presentation

This is what I presented to the folks at the Austin downtown Rotary Club. Great group. Must have been near 100 folks there with lot of relevant questions. Many thanks to Allison Allen for getting me on the agenda for November.

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Google Wave – A Writer's Tool?

I wonder if others are seeing what I’m seeing in Google Wave. I am finding Google Wave a perfect tool for writing down ideas and refining them before publishing. I create a Wave, jot down some thoughts then come back to them when I’m ready to expand the notion into a blog post.   I realize […]

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Adobe to Acquire Omniture for $1.8 Billion

You can find the full press release of Adobe to Acquire Omniture at Adobe’s web site. It looks like Adobe is acquiring all of the outstanding common stock of Omniture for $21.50 per share in cash. As a current customer of Omniture I hope this allows them to speed up their turn around problems on […]

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