Tag Archives: (e-)Business

Web 2.0 for The Uninitiated (or Ignorant)

The term “Web 2.0” is (and has been for a while) one of the most over-used and misunderstood phrases in business. I always get a chuckle when someone says they are “all about web 2.0”, when in actuality, they have no clue what it even means. They often use it to represent the “generic comeback” …

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Time for a New “Black Friday” Yardstick?

According to the latest news reports, consumer spending on “Black Friday” was up 5% from 2005. The only exception being Walmart, which didn’t have much in the way of positive news. Same-store sales in November were far below their already soft forecasts. Then of course, there was the debacle with Walmart.com’s web site practically being …

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Five Reasons Why Georgia is Ripe for a Gaming Explosion

What you don’t know about the video game industry just might surprise you. Generating revenues in excess of $10B in 2005, it has well eclipsed the $9B Hollywood film industry. What if I told you that the conditions were ripe for an explosion in this sector in Georgia?

When It Absolutely, Positively, Must Soak in the Rain Overnight

Everyone loves a good “bad customer service” story. Unless, of course, you are the customer. Bad customer service stories are abound these days in the blogosphere, and I was hesitant to contribute to that pile. That is, until the goat rodeo we experienced last night with FedEx.

Why 2006 will be a Great Year for Doing Business in Georgia

Happy new year, Atlanta! ‘Twas the season to be jolly, and for good reason! 2005 was a banner year for doing business in Georgia, and we are positioned very nicely for an even greater return in 2006.