Archive for October, 2013

End of an era: Panasonic calls it quits on plasma TVs

October 31, 2013

Go buy a plasma now. Panasonic has confirmed that it will no longer make plasma televisions, with sales to cease by March of 2014. Marty Koenig‘s insight: I love my Panasonic Plasmas – 2 of them actually. Clearly superior to the other LCDs we’ve got. I guess we have a few TVs. No motion blur, […]

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Iowa police are using GPS bullets to track runaway cars

October 29, 2013

Police in Iowa are now using a system called StarChase to blast GPS tracker onto the trunks of cars, thereby avoiding high-speed chases. See on www.digitaltrends.com

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5 social media metrics that your business should be tracking

October 29, 2013

As data gets bigger, more ubiquitous, and more social, you’re right in assuming that at least some of it is important to you and your business. You’re posting regularly and engaged with social media. But are you using it correctly? Getting optimal results for your business? And how, exactly, are you supposed to know? The […]

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U.S. Adults Flunk Reading And Math And Being Smart At Stuff

October 27, 2013

Do you want a worker with the skills necessary to succeed at the job. American workers don’t have them. See on www.fastcoexist.com

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How To Win The Content Marketing Battle | Internet Billboards

October 26, 2013

Marty Koenig‘s insight: If you’r not doing content marketing, you not growing. And if you’re not curating content as part of you content marketing strategy, you’re not using the latest in marketing genius.  Before you start content marketing, you really need to have your own messaging down. It needs to attract, compel, and tell your […]

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How Powerful Content Trumps the Myth of the Expert, Rock Star, or Guru

October 26, 2013

Gurus, rock stars, experts galore — LinkedIn is full of them. But if you’re going to present yourself as some kind of an expert or thought leader, you’d better be able to back it up with powerful … See on contentmarketinginstitute.com

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Gamasutra: Elena Mikhaylova’s Blog – A Problem with Kickstarter

October 23, 2013

Marty Koenig‘s insight: This is why its important to tell your story, be transparent, use your real names and don’t hide under a professional video.  It goes to show you that having a cool product isn’t the big thing. Being able to actually execute successfully on a business opportunity is the hard part. the very […]

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The Secret to Getting People to Adore You

October 23, 2013

I recently picked up a friend at the airport, and he enthusiastically told me, “I just met the nicest woman on the planet on my plane!””Awesome”, I responded. “What was her name?””You know, I’m not Marty Koenig‘s insight: Yep. It’s amazing how well this works.  See on www.linkedin.com

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The Trend Toward Part-Time Employment: A Closer Look

October 23, 2013

Economic and Market Updates for Investment Planning Marty Koenig‘s insight: The Gig Economy in action.  See on advisorperspectives.com

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Peer-To-Peer Lending Platform Funding Circle Raises $37M, Targets U.S. SMBs In Merger With Lending Network

October 23, 2013

Small businesses have been called the lifeblood of our economy, and today a financial services startup has picked up a significant round of funding to help.. See on techcrunch.com

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