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February 7, 2014 6:45 PM

Netflix And The Future Of Television tagged “Microsoft”

Netflix has done what Blockbuster could not do. But it's about much more than a streaming technology. TV has become a fascinating new platform. Yup, it's not the same old TV most new media pundits tend to trash in presentations.... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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October 1, 2013 5:34 AM

Thanks To Breaking Bad, There Was No Internet Last Week tagged “Microsoft”

Every morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 1, 2013 8:17 PM

The Road To Being A Billionaire tagged “Microsoft”

If you don't know who Tony Hsieh is, you have to read this... I've blogged about Hsieh before. You probably know him as the CEO of Zappos. Zappos was acquired by Amazon for over one billion dollars in 2009. Prior... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 1, 201310:19 AM

Copying Apple tagged “Microsoft”

It's like an itch that you just can't scratch. Something has been bothering me, lately. It's not overt. It's not obvious. But... it's there. Some will make the argument that Apple is loosing a little bit of its luster. That... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 22, 201212:54 PM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #131 tagged “Microsoft”

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 11, 2012 5:55 PM

The End Of The Smartphone tagged “Microsoft”

What will be the timeframe for smartphone and tablet devices to decimate desktop and laptop computers? By all accounts, it is already happening. When Tim Cook (CEO at Apple) took the stage in the company's first post-Steve Jobs product launch... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 10, 2012 8:38 AM

From Atoms To Bits To Atoms tagged “Microsoft”

Something amazing happened this past Sunday. A spacecraft launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida and is on its way to the International Space Station carrying close to one thousand pounds of supplies. The SpaceX Dragon makes history because it was launched... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 29, 2012 3:49 PM

Just Another Screen tagged “Microsoft”

Is TV becoming just another screen? In my next book, CTRL ALT DEL (out in May 2013), there is an entire chapter titled, The One Screen World. In it, I make the argument that the only screen that matters is... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 31, 2012 1:31 PM

The Problem With Time Spent tagged “Microsoft”

How long do people engage with your media and content? This is the question that publishers must answer to media companies. Why? The longer people spend with a media property, the better it is for the brand, right? Not always.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 29, 2012 7:47 PM

A Confederacy Of Patent Dunces tagged “Microsoft”

Things are about to get a whole lot more stupid. There was a lot of online chatter when Google acquired Motorola for $12.5 billion. With Apple and Microsoft developing mobile devices (smartphones and tablets), it made perfect sense for Google... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 3, 2012 8:01 PM

The Era Of Exponential Marketing tagged “Microsoft”

Most everything we look at in the marketing realm is linear. We'll look at things like mobile adoption and it's always with a linear perspective. It wasn't too long ago that several brain trusts were telling me that smartphone adoption... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 3, 201210:12 AM

The New Electricity tagged “Microsoft”

You can't click a trackpad without seeing some kind of chart that compares the growth of the Internet and mobile connectivity to traditional media channels. As newspapers, television and radio lament plunging advertising dollars, and not a week goes by... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 30, 2012 1:57 PM

T-Commerce And The Rise Of Tablet Shopping tagged “Microsoft”

Does it matter which device a consumer uses to connect with a brand? Think about this question another way: does the rise of the tablet make for a different shopping experience when compared to the desktop or mobile Web? Touch,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 23, 201210:56 PM

Where The Boys (And Girls) Are tagged “Microsoft”

In schizophrenic times, there's a good chance you'll see some schizophrenic thinking. It takes a couple of years as a Blogger to come to the realization that you will, eventually, write a Blog post that completely contradicts what you may... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 3, 2012 9:09 AM

The Year Of More tagged “Microsoft”

While many article and columns look back at the year that was or posture on the year that will be, it's becoming abundantly clear that 2012 will - without question - be the "Year of More." It sounds a little... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 29, 201112:56 PM

The Year Of Mobile? Sounds Like The Month Of The Smartphone tagged “Microsoft”

Are smartphones now mass? By the sounds of the MediaPost article, Santa's Surprise: Smartphones Go Mass (published yesterday), it's definitely moving in that direction... rapidly. This is one of those moments when the Marketing industry must give pause. We're not... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 10, 201110:29 AM

3 Things About Facebook tagged “Microsoft”

Facebook continues to grow, change, add, adapt and connect us all (whether you like it or not). In the past few weeks there has been three pieces of content that best frame Facebook's place in our society. For some, it's... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 1, 2011 6:36 PM

Your Media Is Controlled By A Handful Of Companies (Yes, Even The Internet) tagged “Microsoft”

What happened to The Long Tail? What happens in a world after Here Comes Everybody? Apparently, not much. We had a dream. The dream was that the Internet and the many digital channels and platforms that have poured out of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 25, 2011 8:50 AM

The Customer Is (Not) Always Right tagged “Microsoft”

There's an ongoing business axiom that defines customer service: "the customer is always right." Publicly, this may be the proper posture. People like Tony Hsieh (CEO of Zappos and the author of the best-selling business book, Delivering Happiness) built his... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 8, 2011 1:05 PM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #68 tagged “Microsoft”

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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