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Social media accelerated the protest-to-revolution lifecycle. Now some in Egypt seem to be turning to social media to accelerate the lifecycle from revolution to a return to normalcy.
Back during the height of the protests in Egypt, Fast Company wrote about how social media was accelerating the pace of revolution. Now it looks like activists in Egypt are turning to social media to accelerate the next phase of revolution: the return to normalcy. A video was posted to YouTube Thursday called “From Egypt with Love,” which seems to be trying to encourage tourists, and possibly business people as well, to look at the Middle East with fresh eyes.
David’s landmark book was a wake up call to the new realities of marketing and PR. Today, with several more books under his belt (and popular blog), he’s become a sought after international speaker sharing his message with the likes of Google, Microsoft and Cisco. In this interview, David shares how he went from blogger to best-selling author with a quarter of a million copies sold in 25 languages. He also talks about his latest book and how businesses need to think differently to keep pace with the ever evolving media landscape. Go to the interview.
“CEO of the decade” and marketing genius Steve Jobs uses neither Twitter or Facebook as part of Apple’s marketing. So, what does that say about Social Media and the need to make it a key part of a marketing plan?
During the Gold Rush, the guy who got really rich with an explosive business was not a prospector. He was the guy who made the pants for the prospectors — Levi Strauss. Steve Jobs is today’s Levi Strauss.
The modern day Levi Strauss.
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NewTeeVee has apparently been tipped off by “sources” that Apple will not only release a new Apple TV but that streaming TV show rentals are also on the way. Apple’s waning interest in one of its own products that Steve Jobs calls a “hobby” for the company could be turning itself around to compete with Hulu and Netflix.
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