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A couple generations ago, if you didn’t carry cash on your person, perhaps a personal check was accepted at your favorite store. Then credit cards became an option, followed quickly by debit cards. And now, with technology changing seemingly overnight, two new payment options are becoming available to…Continue
Added by Mike Gorun on November 7, 2014 at 12:49pm — No Comments
Unless you’ve been living in a box for the past couple weeks, you’d undoubtedly heard about the now infamous selfie taken by Ellen DeGeneres during the 2014 Academy Awards. Ellen DeGeneres, who hosted the show, took a moment to compose a selfie in the audience with the likes of Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Bradley Cooper, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, and Angelina Jolie, amongst others. She then proceeded to ask viewers to retweet it. The results were…Continue
As I’m sure you’ve heard, Apple will start selling their new iPhones tomorrow. The buzz leading up to the announcement was typical with speculation running wild, leaked photos and chatter just about everywhere. After the announcement however, the buzz shifted away from excitement towards disappointment. People got…Continue
Google and YouTube have collaborated to develop and roll out a new video iPhone App named "Capture" which will empower improved Dealer Content Creation and easy publishing of videos to Social Media channels.…Continue
Some people in the car business haven’t seen this year’s Academy Award Winner for Best Movie--The Artist.
As the car business comes back we have to do more with less. As priorities go watching a silent movie--no matter how acclaimed--isn’t necessarily high on the list.
Recently though I found the time on an 8-hour transatlantic flight. As I watched, the parallels between Hollywood in the late 1920’s and the automotive industry in the late 2000’s were remarkable. The light…Continue
Added by Jim Flint on April 25, 2012 at 3:20pm — No Comments
Added by Ralph Paglia on October 14, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Added by Dmitriy Goroshin on May 31, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Apple's explanation about how and why iPhones track users' locations was too late, too little, a crisis communications expert said today.
"For a company that prides itself on knowing what consumers want and what…Continue
Added by Ralph Paglia on May 3, 2011 at 4:36pm — No Comments
Apple announced this week that their App Store reached a landmark 10 Billion downloads. From a digital marketing point of view is this good news? Does it validate the app space or diminish it as an opportunity?
If you do the math, total iPhone sales in the last 2 years (average hardware life cycle) are 60 million units and total iPad sales in 2010 were about 10 million units. That is 70 million units total, or an average of 143 apps per active device (assuming older iPhone…Continue
Added by Stan Bradbury on January 25, 2011 at 1:47pm — No Comments
Added by Ralph Paglia on August 20, 2010 at 3:00am — No Comments
Dealer Vehicle Inventory and Make Offer Application:
Promote a free iPhone application for your dealership. Make shopping for a vehicle…Continue
Added by Chad Polk on October 29, 2009 at 1:02pm — No Comments