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Prime, Choice or Select?  Amazon Raises the Steaks in Grocery with $13 Billion Whole Foods Tender

Prime, Choice or Select? Amazon Raises the Steaks in Grocery with $13 Billion Whole Foods Tender

Inside the Amazon-Whole Foods Acquisition

If Alexa can order it, AmazonFresh can deliver it, or you can pick it up at “Will-Call” or zip through the automated, express check-out aisle, sans-cashier, from your closest Whole Foods Market store, why would you want to do your grocery shopping anywhere else? That’s the billion dollar question Amazon is […]

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Life Hacking Trump!

Life Hacking Trump!

A Hackathon to Brainstorm How to Best Brief Top Government Decision Makers Awards $10,000 in Seattle

Media culpa! The headline of this article has been “trumped up” in order to win your attention. Okay, it was also done to make a point. America’s confidence in the information it receives from numerous sources is under assault. The drumbeat […]

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Crunching the Numbers: From USAFacts to OED’s Business Decision Engine

Crunching the Numbers: From USAFacts to OED’s Business Decision Engine

In an era of government where words seem to have become estranged from their literal meaning, where “alternative facts” and “fake news” hang like funnel clouds swirling around the U.S. capitol, and where the House of Representatives can pass a bill affecting millions of Americans without first knowing how much it will cost or […]

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All About Amazon: Why “Day 1” Will Always Be Groundhog Day

All About Amazon: Why “Day 1” Will Always Be Groundhog Day

Amazon’s CEO issued his annual Letter to Shareholders this week, an affirmation of the very best practices in fostering a forward-thinking corporate ecosystem.

The 2017 letter begins with the question Jeff Bezos has contemplated “everyday” for the last two decades —“What does Day 2 look like?”  The founder explains it […]

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Real-Time Software for the On-Demand World: BoldIQ Builds It One Solution at a Time

Real-Time Software for the On-Demand World: BoldIQ Builds It One Solution at a Time

Optimizing On-Demand Air Travel, Ground Transportation, Health Care Operations, and HR Staffing  — from the Inside-Out.

Frequent flyer Ed Iacobucci was growing weary of the downtime he routinely suffered in business air travel. Instead of gaining valuable face-time with colleagues and customers, the inefficiency of airport layovers and a myriad of other logistical challenges meant costly delays.  

Was a 24-hour investment really necessary for a […]

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Bad Will Hunting: DomainTools Scours for Cyber Security Threats

Bad Will Hunting: DomainTools Scours for Cyber Security Threats

For years, Seattle’s DomainTools was recognized as the go-to resource for domain profile information and Whois data.

Then, in 2014, the company made a decisive pivot into cyber security. Logic would dictate that every security investigation starts by pursuing who is behind the attack. Tracing IP routes and then understanding what other Internet resources are owned or controlled by the attackers […]

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A Bird’s Eye View of Law Firm Marketing Online: Mockingbird Feathers the Nest

A Bird’s Eye View of Law Firm Marketing Online: Mockingbird Feathers the Nest

An ABA Legal Eagle “Google Connects” the New Era of PPC, CPA and ROI!

Conrad Saam has just come in from a chilly, 8-mile run, on a slate gray, Seattle winter day. The jaunt is actually a kind of A/B test, a trial run for another cold day coming up this February when he will […]

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Hot Tech Jobs To Go! Seattle’s Boom in Techdom Creates a Different Kind of Life & Workstyle

Hot Tech Jobs To Go! Seattle’s Boom in Techdom Creates a Different Kind of Life & Workstyle

“The level of talent here is insane, as is the demand for that talent. Everybody needs it!” 

These are the words of one Seattleite who covers the employment climate like the rain, and whose 360-degree view of the shifting career landscape, from Lake Union to Lake Washington, is like the Space Needle. Seattle’s […]

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PicoBrew: The XML of Brew-It-Yourself Craft Beer

PicoBrew: The XML of Brew-It-Yourself Craft Beer

Give someone a glass of artisanal beer and they will drink for an hour. But give them the Pico home brewing system from PicoBrew and they can re-create some of the world’s great beers, or create their own home-crafted ales, for a lifetime.

What makes the joy of do-it-yourself home beer making with Pico both […]

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Marketing That’s Not Humanly Possible – A Conversation with Amplero’s CMO

Marketing That’s Not Humanly Possible – A Conversation with Amplero’s CMO

In the beginning there was Marketing — the activity and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners, and society at large.

And lo, the practice of marketing spread across the business landscape — and it was good.

Marketing soon begat Direct Marketing, the targeting of marketing strategy […]

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