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What’s RIM’s BlackBerry 10 Device Sales and Marketing Strategy?

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BlackBerry Jam Americas is coming along really nicely. There’s some excellent updates for developers including updated tools, a new BlackBerry Dev Alpha device and a BlackBerry 10 upgrade to the Dev Alphas that includes some amazing new features. From a developer’s perspective, the pieces are all falling into place and the puzzle is almost complete. But there’s one major question that’s still on everyone’s mind: what is RIM’s marketing strategy for BlackBerry 10 in order to get the users.
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Talk To You Later Gets 2.0 Update Including a Free Version

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Handy communications app Talk To You Later has been updated to version 2. The developer, iMentalist has also launched a free version that is an ad-supported version of the full TTYL app.
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The Toronto Star Interviews RIM’s Chief Marketing Officer Frank Boulben

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A week after RIM released some unfavourable Q1 earnings, RIM’s new Chief Marketing Officer Frank Boulben got a chance to sit down with the Toronto Star for an interview.
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Free Junk Call Blocker for BlackBerry Updated

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S4BB Limited has updated their popular free Junk Call Blocker application for BlackBerry. This app will block any unwanted incoming call. Besides blocking junk calls, the user can also add their own numbers to the blacklist. There’s also a whitelist so that you can be sure your important contacts’ calls go through.
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RIM Appoints New Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer

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RIM has announced the hiring of two new members of their executive team. The new COO Kristian Tear joins RIM from Sony Mobile Communications and the new CMO Frank Boulben who has held positions in both Vodafone and Orange.
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10 Ways to Sell Mobile Apps: An Interview With Rob Woodbridge and Untether.TV

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It’s becoming increasingly difficult to sell your app given the sheer volume of apps in many of the app stores. Developers often don’t have time or don’t want to market their apps, and would probably rather spend time coding and developing the apps. But apps can be more than hobbies, they can be businesses, startups and potentially a source of retirement (not likely but we can all dream). In an interview with Rob Woodbridge at Untether.tv, we talk about 10 clear ways that developers can sell their mobile applications. I also talk a lot about the startup I’ve been working on, Pretzil. It’s a mobile app discovery network so everything ties in nicely.
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