When was the last time you got a voicemail message? In fact, when was the last time you even checked your voicemail? USA TODAY study shows that texting and even voice transcription apps are preferred over voicemail communication.
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By Jason Stemm The annual restaurant show in Chicago offers a peak into the future if you know where to look. Smoked basmati rice, zero calorie noodles and All-Natural/Gluten-Free everything align with current trends, but where are things heading? Here are 5 areas to watch out for in 2012. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Nancy Kruse’s [...]
By Jeff Wilson, APR (@wilson0507) Over the past several weeks, there have been several reports indicating that Americans are working more and are more stressed than ever. A report released this past week by Expedia.com stated that the average American worker earned 18 vacation days in 2010, but only used 14 of them. Conversely, [...]
By Jason Stemm (@NYCubsFan) “The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change.” ~Maya Angelou This weekend, the restaurant industry will converge on Chicago for the 2011 NRA Show at McCormick Place. More than 1,800 companies representing all facets of the industry will be exhibiting to over 40,000 attendees for 4 [...]
THE BOOZE BIN By Pia Mara Finkell (@piamara) If 2010 was the year we learned to dabble in social and mobile commerce and to work with social media, 2011 will mark the year we learn to make these mediums work for us. While not nearly a new concept, NFC, or Near Field Communications has topped [...]
We like the risk of being watched. The thrill of knowing people follow your every move with rapt attention strokes the ego and makes us celebrities in our own little bubble. It started with blogs, went to lifestreaming, now location awareness with push notifications is the big game in town. So why is location based [...]
It’s apparent that we’re in for a deep, long recession. As our leadership rallies to fight the economic tide, those of us with businesses (or individual careers) need to continue moving forward. With an eye towards the near future market of 2009, here’s my projections for the top six opportunities in social media next year [...]