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Want-to-know moments. Want-to-go moments. Want-to-do moments. Want-to-buy moments. They're all micro-moments, and they’re the new battleground for brands. There is no doubt that mobile has forever changed the way we live, and naturally it’s forever changed what you and I expect of the brands that … [Read more...] about Are You There in The Zero Moment of Decision?
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Have you seen the book from Seth Godin – The Purple Cow? How can we apply that to YOUR business’ situation? You were on top of the world… and then the economy took a nose dive. You are back in the pasture with the rest of the cows. You may even have felt like you were on the truck headed for the … [Read more...] about Return of the Purple Cow
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I have an idea that I have been brewing around in my head for some time and it just came to completion in the later stages of my sleep this morning. It's a strange thing but that's how things come to me, often during sleep. If I had the appropriate staff I would implement this myself, but since I do … [Read more...] about Online Business Idea: Niche Geo Targeted Classifieds Newspaper
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