Stories by James A. Martin

Top Slack app tips, tricks and hacks for power users

Slack is a powerful collaboration tool in its own right, which means it also has a lot of hidden ways of doing things. Here’s how to get the most from it from users who know it best.

Written by James A. Martin17 Aug. 17 20:11

7 ways AI will revolutionise business travel

From chatbots to robotic bellhops, AI and machine learning are already having an impact on how we travel for work and pleasure

Written by James A. Martin06 June 17 20:05

5 reasons to give Fitbit Blaze a second look

Fitbit's fitness watch has steadily improved since its early 2016 launch, adding useful new features and earning a nod as best corporate wellness wearable. But Fitbit's intent to release a full-blown smartwatch is worth considering.

Written by James A. Martin11 May 17 03:48

8 things CMOs need to know right now

At the recent Marketing Nation Summit, industry leaders offered CMOs tips and strategies for success — including why less is more when marketing to customers.

Written by James A. Martin08 May 17 22:58

12 digital marketing and customer experience tips for success

Creating great customer experiences separates market leaders from the rest of the pack. Here are 12 ideas, best practices, strategies and words of advice for advancing your digital marketing efforts in the year ahead.

Written by James A. Martin17 April 17 23:42

These desks are made for walking

Treadmill desks offer a big advantage: Improving your health. But are they worth the cost and other potential cons?

Written by James A. Martin02 April 17 06:34

Updated TripIt app tells you when to leave for the airport

TripIt's new Go Now feature shows a countdown clock with the remaining time before you need to leave for the airport, based on current traffic and other data. It's a welcome addition to an essential app for business travelers.

Written by James A. Martin04 March 17 07:44

10 mobile marketing trends to watch in 2017

Where’s mobile marketing heading? And what do CMOs and marketers need to know to stay ahead or avoid falling behind? We answer these and other mobile marketing questions.

Written by James A. Martin25 Feb. 17 03:35

10 things marketers need to know about AI

AI-enabled marketing isn't just about cute chatbots. Here's what CMOs, CIOs and others need to know to make the most of AI in their marketing initiatives in 2017 and beyond.

Written by James A. Martin14 Feb. 17 03:31

What marketing pros need to know about live video in 2017

According to the nearly 70 digital marketers, live video is poised to explode on social platforms in 2017. Here's what CMOs and marketing pros should know about this new customer-engagement format.

Written by James A. Martin05 Jan. 17 00:00

10 best sites and services to sell used tech

Get a new laptop as a gift and want to turn your old computer into some crisp Benjamins? These 10 online services and apps are all viable options, though each has its strengths, depending on what you hope to sell.

Written by James A. Martin08 Dec. 16 00:40