Hurricane Sandy - Coming Together
When a crisis of such scope as 9/11, Hurricane Katrina or the Haiti earthquake impacts us, all the major broadcast networks come together and pitch us to do likewise for fellow human beings through hour-long, commercial-free fundraising specials. They raise millions of dollars for charities able to do the most good at the moment, and Continue Reading →
Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl Sandberg has become the first woman to join the board of Facebook, the Menlo Park, Calif., company said Monday. The world’s most popular social network had come under fire for not having female representation on its seven-member board of directors. Most of its 901 million users are women, and its second-in-command, Sandberg, is one Continue Reading →
Netflix
While movie studios including Disney, Warner Brothers, Fox and others are trying to implement rental windows, rental companies such as Netflix and Redbox are looking to bypass them. The rental window is a time period between the day the DVDs go on sale and the day the rental companies can rent them out. Netflix has Continue Reading →
The Challenger Sale
Originally posted at Media Biz Bloggers. When I became VP of Sales Strategy and Development at AOL’s Interactive Marketing division in 1998, I was asked to become active in a membership that the division had in the Sales Executive Council (SEC), part of the Corporate Executive Board. I remember attending my first meeting of the Continue Reading →