DS breaks

March 16, 2009 by Dave Haynes

While these are all nice and good for future for loss carry-forwards, etc, you kinda need to be making a profit to take advantage, …

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Small biz stimulus and the DS biz

March 16, 2009 by Dave Haynes

The seemingly daily podium appearances by US President Barack Obama and/or his surrogates turned, today, to the small business sector – and there appears …

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Take a guilt trip before the bus even gets there

March 13, 2009 by Dave Haynes

Via Gizmodo, via a few other blogs … This is quite clever, but I’m not convinced a lot of people are going to have warm …

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Whole Foods network targets creative down to stores and zones

March 13, 2009 by Dave Haynes

Raji Kalra from Planet-Tek Systems, the Toronto-area company that runs the Marketplace Station digital signage network in Whole Foods Markets up here, sent me a note/press release …

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Dead transit TV (now I know)

March 13, 2009 by Dave Haynes

Ah, now the mystery is solved as to why Transit TV hasn’t been working on all the Los Angeles MTA buses (except for of …

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Mixer review – March 10

March 12, 2009 by Dave Haynes

The March mixer/meet-up in Toronto went off really well, with a pile of people ignoring the pouring rain and making their way to the …

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Server back up – finally

March 12, 2009 by Dave Haynes

I pay $3.95 a month for Web hosting and you’d think for that premium I’d get gold-plated service. The SQL server was down, again, …

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DSE Thoughts – Lyle Bunn

March 6, 2009 by Dave Haynes

I saw industry consultant Lyle Bunn zipping by 2-3 times last week but I don’t think we chatted – bit of a blur – …

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DSE confirms attendance down, but not too bad

March 6, 2009 by Dave Haynes

The Digital Signage Expo people have released some stats about the show last week, confirming via Digital Signage Today that the crowd went from about 3,500 last …

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Data supports old saw about ad spend during recessions

March 6, 2009 by Dave Haynes

I’ve the argument before that companies should maintain or even increase their marketing spend during a recession, and come out the other end with …

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Eyes On ups the ante in the measurement game

March 5, 2009 by Dave Haynes

The US-based Traffic Audit Bureau for Media Measurement has confirmed plans to roll out its new “Eyes On” measurement process to 200 markets across the US, …

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Zoom gets $30 million expansion fund

March 5, 2009 by Dave Haynes

I hear two very different stories about the investment market, with one tale that money is next to impossible to raise, and the other …

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