Archive | November, 2011

Who Wants to Be a Billionaire?

21 Nov

Very interesting conversations with Scott Case, serial entrepreneur, on his keynote at Fast Company’s Innovation Uncensored event in San Francisco. Case is now the CEO of StartUp America Partnership, a “movement of entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs” designed to inspire young companies with expertise, capital and talent. He shares at three cardinal rules for start up entrepreneurs: […]

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Are You Part of the 90%?

17 Nov

I’m not talking about the Occupation Wall Street movement. Nope, I’m talking about the location-based marketing movement. I recently read that 90% of marketing managers plan to use mapping technology in the next year. That’s according to Google’s Enterprise Division and Vanson Borne. Nearly half of marketing professionals using the technology (46%) said that it […]

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Location Goes Indoors

16 Nov

Finding someone on a smart phone is a no brainer. Trying to find someone who has gone indoors with a smartphone is a challenge because they need a direction connection to the GPS satellite. For indoor retailers wanting to tap into the location-based marketing revolution, this is a problem. Looks like a company in the […]

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Where Can I Get an Albino Squirrel Latte?

7 Nov

If you want a coffee with white chocolate and hazelnut syrup, aka The Albino Squirrel Latte, you’ve got to go to Strange Brew Coffee House in Starkville, Mississippi. How do I know this? Well, I’ve never been to Starkville, Mississippi, but I recently read in The New York Times that the owner of the coffee […]

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The Locations of Occupy Wall Street

3 Nov

More than a month of protesters around the national are venting their frustration. It appears as though protesters won’t be backing down any time soon. This has me wondering, will the movement be able to continue as it gets colder? Will protesters move to a warmer location? Maybe here on the West coast? Looks like […]

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