Ken Ballard of Aubrey looks like a warrior suited up for battle. Black riding gloves, an orange Cheesy Riders jersey, a black helmet and sunglasses are his gear, and his 2009 Cannondale Six 5 road bike is his weapon as he rides to end multiple sclerosis.
Monday, October 13, 2014
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Despite a happy marriage, I have been involved in another relationship for over 25 years. My tryst with photography began way back in 1988.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Komnieve Singh, Co-Founder and President, CallFire.com Using phone and text effectively to persuade and interact with voters.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Dan Abbate, a Contributor on the Price of Business on Business Talk 1110 AM KTEK on Bloomberg’s home in Houston, recently interviewed Ron Burr, CEO and founder of CallFire.
Monday, September 22, 2014
In today’s world, there is no more direct communication channel than a cell phone. Phones are always in our hands; they give real-time alerts, facilitate important communication, make bank deposits, and house important photos. Mobile is also the best place for small businesses to reach their customers.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
You have a BIG day at work. Everything you’ve been working on for the past quarter falls on today: endless meetings of paramount importance, intense strategy-planning sessions, and hundreds of small, but essential, tasks that must be completed. Your reputation, livelihood, and emotional stability are at stake.
Monday, September 8, 2014
Marketing to your prospects and customers on their phones, via SMS can work, you just have to do it right. Josh Lange, Lead Client Success Manager of SMS marketing company CallFire helps us understand how to do it right, in this post.
Friday, September 5, 2014
Played Candy Crush today? You’ve been “freemiumed.” Even though you downloaded the app for free, to gain access to its extra cool features and offerings, you have to pony up, even if it is only $0.99 for an extra five moves to beat the last level of Minty Meadow.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
SMS texting is the most cost-effective and convenient technology to use in strengthening ties with parents, the author argues. A written note home can get lost, “eaten by the dog,” or sit on the kitchen counter to be used as a coaster for weeks on end. eMails get sent to spam, accidentally deleted, or aren’t read in a timely manner. And, honestly, how often do people pick up the phone anymore?
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
I can identify several key influencers that have helped shape the professional I am today. Some of those advisers didn’t even know they were “mentoring” me at the time, but that’s often how the best mentor/mentee relationships come to fruition.