Jon Pederson (Chief Strategist) and Kelly McIvor (The Professor) of Atomic Mobile give us their thoughts about what's happening in the mobile space for marketers and small businesses -- from the pros and cons of using Twitter for mobile communications to the need for a mobile-friendly website. Hear about the different types of mobile users. Also includes lots of tips and tools, hear Google's promo on the topic, what it takes to record GPS voiceovers and more.
In 2010, the Internet Crime Complaint Center, or the IC3, received the second-highest number of complaints since its inception and reached a major milestone in 2012 when it received its two-millionth complaint. On average, IC3 receives and processes 25,000 complaints per month.
With so many scams out there, it’s hard to know which business opportunities are legit. That’s why we’ve brought Bethany Mooradian in to help us figure it all out. This Queen of the Random Job shares her tips and tools for what to do and what to avoid.
Also on this episode of MYB:
- Learn how to deal with negative comments on social sites, like on Yelp
- Hear about where to report scams
- The Charbucks (not a typo!) vs. Starbucks case
- A little Frank Sinatra
- Local investment news
Bill Stainton and friends
Bill Stainton, Executive Producer for Almost Live!, the sketch comedy show that aired in Seattle for 15 years and who is now leading Ovation Consulting, joins MYB for a discussion about being creative and leading creative teams -- with a bit about what comedy has to do with business. Hear about the one thing that separates creative people from people who aren't, and the difference between creativity and innovation.
Also, the latest about small business lending and the VC investment outlook for 2012. Includes a clip from the Seinfeld sitcom "The Opposite" and a clip of Bill speaking about what businesses can learn from The Beatles.