Is BlackBerry Ready to Lure Back Business Users?

By Jeff Wilson, APR (@wilson0507) Don’t call it a comeback. We’ve been here for years. There was a time – not so long ago – when many of my colleagues wouldn’t go anywhere without their BlackBerrys. After all, BlackBerry was THE smartphone of choice for the serious-minded business executive. Even when the iPhone made its [...]

If Foursquare is a Game, Why Am I Losing?

By Jenn Riggle Foursquare is definitely doing something right. The company announced it jumped from 1 million users in March 2010 to 4 million users in October. But after six months on Foursquare, I just don’t get it. Even Dennis Crowley, Foursquare’s co-founder, admitted at a conference that the check-in, in itself, is “not interesting.” [...]

Get Mobile Now

Image by fotoboer This morning I am speaking at the first ever Social Media Breakfast in Washington, DC. The featured topic is, “What trends or predictions do you believe will prevail? How can we be visionaries in a space as dynamic as social media?” The answer? Get mobile now. From the incredible outpouring of donations [...]

Context: Six Things About the Mobile Web

One thing seems clearer and clearer.  Mobile and portable media continues to become a staple of online promotion and marketing.  Worldwide acceleration of mobile smartphones – to the tune of 130% increase in sales over the next few years – is driving the shift (image by in veritas lux). Just yesterday, I read an outstanding [...]