Alex Iskold: PR Tips For Startups: How To Get And Keep The Media Attention – “Here is the news, Press Releases are dead. We found them to be completely ineffective. To the point of zero leads. Zero. Instead, you need to prepare new kind of media. Remember that people are spoiled these days, so they will have high expectations. If you think you can show up and tell them that you got the best new technology, hand wave and then expect a write up, you are dreaming.“
MSNBC: Now Boarding: New Preflight Procedures – “Alaska’s new system, which debuted in Anchorage in 2004, forgoes the counter for a cluster of free-standing podiums flanked by customer-accessible baggage belts. Passengers with boarding passes — printed at home or at kiosks located throughout the airport — can step up to any one of them, put their bags on the belt and have an agent print and affix their baggage tags.” – Via Display in hotel elevator.