Tag Archives: BAU

The Blockbuster Effect

I was listening to the Zig Ziglar Show on the way home tonight Episode 481 with Mark Sanborn and had to pause when I heard the following statement which resonated so much with previous blogs I have written on the … Continue reading

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Retail Isn’t Dead, It Just Needs to Keep Reinventing Itself

I read an interesting story this morning from the Business Insider, saying that Amazon is opening up over 100 Pop Up Stores around the US. The irony is inescapable that Jeff Bezos’ business that supposedly was the demise of many … Continue reading

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How hotels can personalize the customer experience to compete with Airbnb

My aim with these articles is to cover some of the most important needs in hospitality and explore how brands can use digital touch points to deliver. Sourced through Scoop.it from: econsultancy.com This is good advice and can apply to … Continue reading

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Location intelligence: it’s time to tap into the untold revenue we all generate as we move | Information Age

74% of consumers with smartphones now use location-based services: but some businesses are still not maximising the opportunites it presents. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.information-age.com The irony is that we said this many years ago. I had a quick look … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Uber says De Blasio misleading on NYC congestion

Mr. Mayor, don’t blame Uber for your claims of congestion on the streets of Manhattan, the app-based taxi service said Tuesday. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.nydailynews.com It appears that there is dissension in the Big Apple, where I experienced my … Continue reading

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What Would Google Do?

One of my favourite reads over the last couple of years has been Jeff Jarvis’ book entitled What Would Google Do? Given their phenomenal and ongoing success Google continue to innovate and reinvent themselves. This is something that most companies … Continue reading

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When the Going Gets Tough

Bridget Jone’s Diary in Stuff caught my eye while I was on the treadmill at lunchtime. Apparently a number of bars, several of long standing including the Dogs Bollix, which has been around since 1996 and Khuja, which has been … Continue reading

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eTourism Conference

I have the pleasure of being a late inclusion at the eTourism Conference tomorrow at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland tomorrow, running a panel together with Gareth Pearce. Our session is entitled Embracing Mobile Technology. Gareth has some interesting information … Continue reading

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What Does Location Have to do With Your Business?

I caught up with a fellow consultant today, Chris Bunce of Cashtree, to discuss mutual interests in guiding businesses to growth and achievement of business goals. Chris has many years of international consultancy experience in financial and business prosperity. One … Continue reading

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The New Knowledge Economy

As the iPhone 5 is about to be announced, many companies are wondering how they can continue to keep prices up and sell in an old school supply and demand economy. The fact is that most companies can’t. We are … Continue reading

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