"It's all marketing, companies have figured out that you must meet people where they are. It's so subtle they're working to get the product's name out there. Then when you're looking for a product you remember that name. You…"
"I agree that schools should take the privacy consideration seriously, but the increased efficiency of using the cards described in the article are really attractive and the price of the equipment is attractive, too."
"I too came from corporate America into teaching, Connie, and like everything when companies find a way to sell their products by disguising "gorilla marketing" as a blog on a web site the more it will occur. It's a shame too because…"
"The same thing occurs on Facebook. Companies will use your friends as a way to get to you. It's very frustrating to have messages or links posted to your messages and you think it's your friend, but its not."
yes, I believe that many posting are junk mail. I am very careful about responding to posting or anything else over the internet. I have had some bed experiences responding to something over the internet. Just a few days ago my compter…"
I left advertising in 1996 and gorilla marketing was taking hold of the industry, at least it was popular among my retail clients. Gorilla marketing involved hiring people to populate a market: go into a bar and chat people up about a particular brand, set up displays at a store and hand out free CDs, etc. Basically, the hiree went into the field and presented themselves as an average, friendly person who just happened to like a particular product but rarely mentioned they were on the company…See More
With your interest in Education Technology, I recommend you take a look at Wiziq's virtual classroom and authorstream's power point presentation platform. Both are web based platforms, have a bunch of features and free basic service. Here’s a public class recording you might find of interest.