Now apparently the mobile platform of choice, the Apple iPhone has benefited from its sound understanding of human factors and ergonomics – but is this reputation threatened by a looming avalanche of advertising?
so you had the misfortune of standing behind one of those Extreme Couponers. I like saving money but do hate the hassle of clipping and retrieving coupons. They also always seem to be expired by the time I'm set to buy the product they apply to. Online coupons for online orders are much neater and simpler to use for me.
Mary I agree advertiser overlook the basis of creating wants by annoying consumers.Speaking from my own experience I seldom use a any product being advertised unabatetd to me, its just makes advertisers sound desperate as if the product is not good enough on its own that it needs the cruthes of endless advertisment, it's just sickening to me.
We had been watching Once Upon A Time on Netflix. Season 1 ended; to get Season 2 it seems we have to go to ABC. We watched part of one episode and decided to wait till it's available sans advertisiing. It was a nightmare trying to stay focused on the story with an interrruption every ten minutes.
Further, if I see any alternative to the products that were advertised, I'll be sure to buy it instead of whatever it was that was pounded into my head during the show. It was even worse than trying to watch broadcast tv, and that's pretty bad.
[just realized the main topic here is iPhone...I'm complaining about advertising on laptop/desktop environment. Same problem applies, there are way too many ads.
Enterprises are discovering that using social networking within the secure setting of a SaaS provider's network gives them an unusual opportunity to freely collaborate with partners, suppliers, and even competitors.
Recently, Amazon was recognized for its customer satisfaction excellence. It has made no secret that being customer-centric is a primary goal. This should be the goal of every e-tailer that wants to build market share.
Tongji University in China has teamed with local businesses in the development of a "real world" banking system that now enables students to master technical skills that are immediately transferrable to enterprises.
Marissa Mayer at Yahoo has come out with her strategy on turning the company around: culture, company, calibration, and compensation. But Yahoo needs to have a technical approach to the mobile cloud opportunity, not a management theory lesson.
Facebook's Graph Search may face some profound challenges and risks, first, because Facebook users haven't been thinking of their posts as product reviews; and second, because Facebook will now have to contend with the social-network equivalent of SEO "gaming" of results.
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