Influencers – Who and why are they?

This is an excellent brilliant 13-minute documentary called the INFLUENCERS, How trends and creativity become contagious, produced by R&I Creative and directed by Paul Rojanathara and Davis Johnson. This film is interesting because of the content and interviews that have a … Continue reading

ATM or Computer Screen Readability in the Sunlight

Here’s a business opportunity for an enterprising individual: create a screen that can be read despite the sunshine.  I was in Naples last week and, braving the 40C degree heat, I attempted to draw some money from an ATM (pictured … Continue reading

Convergence – In search of the Uber Consolidation

Are you like me, Seeking the Consolidation & Convergence of all Applications, Tools and Electrical Wires? I enjoyed this article from Engadget “What Apple could learn from Palm Web OS” and it spurred me to consider my state of un-convergence, … Continue reading

Parking Red Light Innovation at Parking Lot in Aix-en-Provence

Little inventions that make the world go round… Ever driven around and around in a parking lot looking for a free place? Some parking lots mark on a digital board outside that there are X number of free spaces on … Continue reading

Emirates Airline: Superlatives for flight to Dubai

Wow! I felt like I actually rediscovered the pleasure of traveling yesterday. And, ironically, I did so going on holidays in the economy class of Emirates Airline, on a brand new Boeing 777-300ER. Expectations were totally outpaced. I was left … Continue reading

Review: Join the Conversation by Joseph Jaffe

I am officially Joining the Conversation, starting with this review of Joseph Jaffe’s latest book, Join the Conversation (JTC). In full disclosure mode, I am writing this review as part of Joe’s experiment UNM2PNM (how to use new media to … Continue reading

Customer Service is Dead?

Is customer service dead? asks Tom Asacker at Brand Strategy Insider. I do believe that the nature of customer and service have both changed — but neither is dead. A little different from Mr Asacker’s final point in his incisive … Continue reading

The mantra of Connection

After the Economist’s special section on the "A world of Connections" (April 28), I was glad to receive a link from a new (connected) acquaintance, Vincent, on Connected Marketing:  Connection is in the air.  The ten predictions made by … Continue reading