Is Cable Cooked?

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Here's a question consumers are asking themselves: Why spend $50/month for 140 channels of basic cable when you can cut the cord and stream the stuff you really want for less than half the price? Continue Reading →
Online Networking Salon
I miss meeting new people. I miss bumping into people I know. So, necessity being the mother of invention, my team has been experimenting with different ways to gather our community – and we have a plan. Introducing the Shelly Palmer Online Networking Salons. They are free, category-specific, weekly, 20-minute, super-curated, small, Zoom meetings where you will introduce yourself, meet some new people, bump into old friends, learn something, hang out for a bit, and then get back to work. Here’s how we tested the theory and why we know it works. Continue Reading →
Linda Yaccarino
“When everything is at stake, all of us are stakeholders.” Shelly and Ross speak to Linda Yaccarino, Chairman of Advertising and Partnerships for NBCUniversal, about the marketing industry’s unique opportunity to rapidly evolve, what real transformation looks like, and how much the launch of new streaming service Peacock changes things. Plus: a round of everyone’s favorite game: Ross’s Rapid Fire Questions! Continue Reading →

How to Cut the Cord

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Shelly Palmer talks through the steps required to cut the cord so you can take advantage of all of today's best streaming video with Kerry Drew and Bianca Peters on Fox 5 New York's Good Day. Original Airdate: January 21, 2020 Continue Reading →
The Mandalorian
Disney+ launched to great fanfare (with a few technical glitches) and people are talking. There is the usual chatter about "a new service," and the "transformation of the television business," but something far more interesting is happening. People are talking about episode one of The Mandalorian and you know what they're saying? "I can't wait for episode two." Continue Reading →

Making Sense of Streaming

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You want to cut the cord. You want to take advantage of this brave new video world. You are excited about all the new shows. Just how many video streaming services do you need to pay for? What is on each? Which is best for you? How do you make sense of the streaming universe? Once you get over Streaming Sticker Shock, you’ll want to develop your streaming service strategy, and here’s how to think about it. Continue Reading →

Apple TV+ is Live Today

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Apple TV+ is live. You can start watching from the Apple TV app on your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, online at tv.apple.com and on a whole bunch of non-Apple devices. Remarkably, Apple is the low-cost provided in the space. It's free if you purchased an Apple device recently, it's free for 7-days if you just want to check it out, and when you do start paying, it will only cost $4.99/month for up to six users. Apple is even offering a "deal." If you act now, you get 12 months for the price of 10. Too good to be true? I'll let you be the judge. Begun, the streaming wars have. Continue Reading →