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Amazon Consolidates its Tech Behemoth Title Raking $70B Sales; Promises One-Day Delivery for Prime Customers

Multi-technology provider and retain giant, Amazon has announced the Q3 2019 Sales figures. It stood at $70 billion, growing the net sales by 24%, compared with $56.6 billion in third-quarter 2018. Amazon dominates the Retail, Cloud, Data storage and Voice commerce segments in the tech industry. Recently, Amazon also announced the acquisition of eHealth startup- Health Navigator – all these augurs well for Amazon partners and stakeholders. One-Day Delivery on the Cards For Jeff Bezos, CEO and Founder of Amazon, the Sales…

Perfectionism vs. Progressionism: Why Striving for Perfection Can Be the Biggest Barrier to Your Success

When do you remember thinking you had to be perfect? Was it needing to get 100% on a test in school? Was it thinking ‘Is an A good enough when I could get an A+?” These early childhood beliefs that perfection is what is needed to be accepted and loved can haunt you unless you make the choice to think about it differently. As a keynote speaker on storytelling, I talk about the different genres. One genre is “The Quest.” The movie that shows this is “Lord Of The Rings.” Lexus used this storytelling genre in their tag line…

Amazon and Leading Technology Companies Announce the Voice Interoperability Initiative

Amazon and leading technology companies announced the Voice Interoperability Initiative, a new program to ensure voice-enabled products provide customers with choice and flexibility through multiple, interoperable voice services. The initiative is built around a shared belief that voice services should work seamlessly alongside one another on a single device, and that voice-enabled products should be designed to support multiple simultaneous wake words. More than 30 companies are supporting the effort, including global…

Amazon.com Announces Second Quarter Sales up 20% to $63.4 Billion

Amazon.com Inc. announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2019. Operating cash flow increased 65% to $36.0 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $21.8 billion for the trailing twelve months ended June 30, 2018. Free cash flow increased to $25.0 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $10.4 billion for the trailing twelve months ended June 30, 2018. Free cash flow less principal repayments of finance leases and financing obligations increased to $16.1 billion for the…

Interview with Jon Lombardo, Global Brand Strategy Lead, LinkedIn

"Exceptional marketing focuses on understanding customers -- they are radically individualistic -- and I think ABM takes that idea to the next degree."Tell us about your role and how you got here? I grew up in the era of Friendster and MySpace, which is how I -- like many people -- was first exposed to Web 2.0. I then read a Tomi Ahonen book called “Communities Dominate Brands,” which made a convincing case for the rise of the mobile phone and community-based platforms well before most other people took those stands.…

Technology and Transparency: The Growing Horizon of AI, Cybersecurity, Blockchain and the Battle Against Ad Fraud

“Talk to an expert in the tech field and they will tell you one certain fact about the future; it's going to involve AI.” Wouldn't you agree? In our part 4 of the Predictions Series 2018, we make an attempt to delve deeper into the newer technologies in marketing, sales, and advertising. Untangling the bits and pieces of what's to come in 2018, we bring insights from senior executives at Blis, HIRO Media, LiveWorld, PandaDoc, and CrossInstall. Shifting Sands in B2B Marketing in 2018: New Avenues in Self-Service…