According to some reports, WarnerMedia is still trying to hammer out deals with those companies. We reached out to WarnerMedia for an estimated timeline and will update this post if we hear back. In the meantime, the company’s customer service Twitter account has simply been telling users that it’s working to bring Max to “as many devices and customers as possible,” but Roku and Amazon Fire TV users are understandably disappointed. … [Read more...] about HBO Max vs. HBO Now: What happens if you use an unsupported device like Amazon Fire TV?
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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed hundreds of millions of people’s lives in countless ways since it went global in February of this year. Working from home quickly became a norm, online dating now might as well be called “virtual dating,” and learning via “Zoom University” may be the way we educate college students for some time. And if you’re in Finland, thanks to COVID-19, you’ll be able to soon rent BBQ grills from your local library. … [Read more...] about You can now rent BBQ grills from Finnish libraries thanks to COVID-19
Brands have tried to use the humble hype, where they basically say, ‘We feel sorry for you and therefore buy this product.’ There’s been a disconnect between a need for whatever that product is and the actual consumer sentiment. So there are a lot of brands that’ve gotten slapped on the hand for that. Then there are brands that’ve done a good job of sticking up their hand to say, ‘We understand you, we’re with you, and we’re not trying to sell you anything right now, we just want to engage.’ I think that’s the work that’s resonated the most for me. Brands with good intentions. They’re selling something at a discount that you need. They’re speaking to you in a way that seems empathetic to what you’re going through. … [Read more...] about Six experts reveal the post-COVID-19 truth about the advertising business
When To Let Bad Reviews Slide Sometimes a direct response isn’t needed. “The overwhelming majority of people on the planet aren’t going to come to the 5 Point,” Meinert points out. “I want the people who like it to come.” If a review complains about drink prices, he might respond, “Bummer you thought the prices are too high. Next time, check out our happy hour menu.” The reviewer may not return, but Meinert has effectively advertised another feature of his business. … [Read more...] about How To Respond To Negative Reviews On Facebook, Yelp, And Google
According to FOX 13, the Brooksville, Florida, restaurant has posted signs explaining that it will not support the NFL this year because of its “lack of compassion and gratitude for our American service members.” While the players engaging in the protests have repeatedly stated that the protests have nothing to do with veterans, that smear tactic has been repeated by President Donald Trump and others in an attempt to undercut the players’ message. … [Read more...] about NFL protests: Why Yelpers are pouncing on Florida restaurant Beef O’Brady’s