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The Road to Tunica

March 27th, 2011 1 comment

Tunica Manufactured Housing Show just aheadThe road to hell might be paved with good intentions, but the road to Tunica is certainly paved with opportunity. If you’re a community owner or manager, the road to Tunica is surely a road worth traveling.

Communities will be at the center of the Wednesday workshop schedule at the Tunica Manufactured Housing Show.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
“Grow Your Market Share with Easy Community Upgrades!”
by Don Westphal.
Don is one of our popular featured writers, see Don’s latest article linked here. As an MHC owner himself, Don can show you how this is done! Don’s presentation will begin Wed at 1 PM

2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
“Generate additional income from your community – at no cost to you!”
by Grant Kitching, Connexion Technologies.
If this sounds too good to be true, then let Grant show you how! In these days when maximizing appeal and revenues for MHCs is ‘in’ – community owners and operators won’t want to miss this topic.

3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
“Dominate your Local Market!”
by Bob Stovall and L.A. ‘Tony’ Kovach
It’s time to upgrade your communities marketing strategies. What worked in the past may not be what works now or in the future. Make sure your online marketing dollars are working for you. The bottom line is that if one or more of your strategies is not performing up to your expectations, you may need to change your thinking.

There’s still time to get to Tunica and attend these workshops. It would certainly be worth the investment of your time. So if you can, get on the road to Tunica this week, attend theses workshops and come visit us at the MHMSM.com booth on the show floor.

If you can’t make it to Tunica, we’ll also be presenting the “Dominate Your Local Market” workshop at the MHI Congress & Expo in Las Vegas in late April and at the Great Southwest Home Show in Tulsa, OK.

PayPal Processing More than $6 billion Per Day – In Mobile Transactions – Website Magazine – Website Magazine

March 23rd, 2011 No comments

According to PayPal Mobile Director of Product Management, Fabio Sisinni, “We are doing more than $6 million per day in mobile transactions and we’re on track to exceed $2 billion this year.

“We will top $7.5 billion in 2013 based on the growth we’re seeing. A mobile wallet in the cloud is not so distant based on our numbers.

“That’s serious growth…”

via PayPal Processing More than $6 billion Per Day – In Mobile Transactions – Website Magazine – Website Magazine.

Continental to Add In-Flight Wi-Fi to 200 Planes – NYTimes.com

March 22nd, 2011 No comments

The airline announced that it would be equipping more than 200 Boeing 737 and 757 aircraft with wireless Internet beginning in 2012.

via Continental to Add In-Flight Wi-Fi to 200 Planes – NYTimes.com.

Mozilla launches Firefox 4 browser – USATODAY.com

March 22nd, 2011 No comments

Mozilla has launched its highly anticipated Firefox 4 — the latest version of its popular open-source Web browser sporting a new interface that aims to keep you focused on Web content.

As of 12:45 p.m. ET, it had been downloaded nearly 770,000 times.

via Mozilla launches Firefox 4 browser – USATODAY.com.

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AT&T to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion – USATODAY.com

March 22nd, 2011 No comments

NEW YORK — AT&T (T) stunned the telecom world on Sunday by announcing that it has agreed to pay $39 billion in cash and stock for T-Mobile USA — potentially making AT&T the No. 1 wireless provider with 39% of the market.

AT&T plans to buy T-Mobile in a deal that would create an industry giant by combining the top wireless carriers.

AT&T says the combination would give it the airwave spectrum it needs to handle the soaring demand for mobile broadband services as consumers snap up smartphones and tablet computers such as Apple’s iPad.

via AT&T to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion – USATODAY.com.

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