Appbackr has launched its beta version today in the hope of creating the world’s first wholesale marketplace for iPhone and iPad apps. The service would let developers submit their apps to be sold in bulk at wholesale prices. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company’s wholesale catalog of apps is now available to buyers. Appbackr showed off … Continue reading

American Red Cross Pledges Initial $1 Million to Haiti Relief

American Red Cross Pledges Initial $1 Million to Haiti Relief Send a $10 Donation by Texting ‘Haiti’ to 90999 Editorial note: You can make a donation by calling 1-800-REDCROSS or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish) or click on the Donate Now button. The American Red Cross is sending money, supplies and staff to Haiti to support relief efforts there … Continue reading

Groupon’s Four Keys to Customer Interaction

Groupon’s Four Keys to Customer Interaction 4:02 PM Monday September 14, 2009 Tags:Customers, Internet   Energize Your Customers Online Competing for your customers’ attention online can be tough, especially when you’re up against dancing banner ads and all of the daily emails customers get. Here are three tips to cut through the clutter and capture your … Continue reading

10 Must-Read Articles from HBR

10 Must-Read Articles from HBR by Clayton M. Christensen, Michael Overdorf, Thomas H. Davenport, Peter F. Drucker, Daniel Goleman, Robert S. Kaplan, David P. Norton, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, John P. Kotter, Theodore Levitt, Michael E. Porter, C. K. Prahalad, Gary Hamel 151 pages. Publication date: Mar 20, 2009. Prod. #: 13292-PDF-ENG HBR Article Collections save … Continue reading

How Customer-Driven Innovation Helps Beat the Recession

How Customer-Driven Innovation Helps Beat the Recession By Graham Hill, Customers & More Nov. 18, 2008 As we enter further into the recession, companies are making ever deeper cuts in their spending. Nothing is sacred. Head count is being decimated, marketing budgets are being slashed and innovation is being curtailed. This might seem to be … Continue reading

14 Big Businesses That Started in a Recession

14 Big Businesses That Started in a Recession Thought you couldn’t start a company during a recession? These enterprises made it big by doing just that. By Sarah Caron It might seem counterintuitive to start a new business when the economy is in the dumps. But a recession can actually be the ideal time for … Continue reading

The Latest on Variable Data Printing

The Latest on Variable Data Printing From Carmelo Diaz, for Digital color printing is becoming synonymous with Variable Data Printing (VDP). There’s no doubt about it, VDP has become the focal point of income generation for commercial printers. In theory, VDP allows for printing customized promotional materials that could possibly double or even triple response rates.The … Continue reading

Print is the Next Big Thing

Print is the Next Big Thing by Michael Josefowicz, February 11, 2009 Tagged: advertising, newspapers, print, print-on-demand, technology I am delighted to have the opportunity to be the new “print correspondent” for MediaShift. Every two weeks or so I will be reporting, discussing, opining and answering comments about how new print technology can help untangle some of the problems facing newspaper … Continue reading

The ‘Un-Demise’ Of Publishing

Nothing is as simple as we hope it will be.  Jim Horning The ‘Un-Demise’ Of Publishing  Posted by Chris Murphy, Feb 20, 2009 11:47 AM /main/archives/2009/02/the_undemiseof.html  I’ve been having interesting conversations about content and content management of late with consultant Russ Edelman, an enterprise content management veteran and recent first-time author. I found his … Continue reading

What is ZINK™?

ZINK™ stands for Zero Ink™ – an amazing new way to print in full color without the need for ink cartridges or ribbons. The ZINK Technology encompasses both the ZINK Paper™and the intelligence embedded in every ZINK-enabled device. The technology enables a new category of color printing devices and paper that work as a system to … Continue reading