GlobalShop – various bits

March 23, 2008 by Dave Haynes

Day Three was a predictable dead zone – what with the Easter weekend looming, as well as a half-foot of snow heading for O’Hare. …

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Content Design 101: The professor has started

March 19, 2008 by Dave Haynes

Fellow blogger Bill Gerba is/was in Chicago at GlobalShop judging digital signage content for  some POPAI awards. We had a quick chat, but I …

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I thought solid state was supposed to be good?

March 19, 2008 by Dave Haynes

Gizmodo is reporting word that a major PC maker, probably Dell, is seeing a 10-20 per cent failure rate with its solid state, Flash-memory …

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RMS unveils its own freebie offer

March 19, 2008 by Dave Haynes

I was just writing the other day about Indian companies releasing “free” DS software and how this was going to happen more and more, …

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GlobalShop – It's kinda quiet

March 18, 2008 by Dave Haynes

Having dealt with the feeling of getting hit by a rogue wave at the start of DSE, I was expecting a similar thing at …

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It's show time – GlobalShop

March 18, 2008 by Dave Haynes

It’s pretty much impossible to get a hotel room in Chicago this week, so GlobalShop must be getting a big crowd. The retail merchandising …

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Digital endcap released at GlobalShop

March 18, 2008 by Dave Haynes

If you’ve been reading my nonsense for a while you will know I actually do try pretty hard not to peddle my own pots …

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Another week, another trade show

March 17, 2008 by Dave Haynes

GlobalShop, the massive event focused on retail merchandising, is on this week in Chicago and I am on a plane there today. The bad …

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When signage software is free

March 17, 2008 by Dave Haynes

I had a chat the other day with a sales prospect about software prices, and the merits of stuff that was being given away …

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Five basic rules for effective digital screen ads (adapted)

March 17, 2008 by Dave Haynes

I have often related the experiences of Web advertising and overall growth of that space to what’s happening now. To those of us who …

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DSE wrap-up posted

March 5, 2008 by Dave Haynes

Digital Signage Today has posted a wrap-up of the goings-on at the DSE show, including a shot of the rather large but very cool …

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Showing nothing but ads results in predictable failure

March 5, 2008 by Dave Haynes

The New York Times is reporting through one of its blogs that an NBC-backed online and broadcast experiment called Firebrand is being shut down. …

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