In watching the lastest news release unfold, our students must be happy. It’s happening…to go to school soon you will have to purchase an iPad and down load your Grade Level Apps. WOW! Did you know there are over 20,000 educational Apps. No more of the painful back slinging weighted down back packs. On the evening news tonight, within my home town here in Canada, already there are school in beta testing mode with the iPad.
This will have a huge affect on bookstores on our planet as Apple goes worldwide in their launches. This is a worldly trend happening to local businesses that will take bookstores down and more rental properties vacant. Yuks another hit on local businesses!
But on the other hand there are so many positives, savings on educational costs, saving our trees (paper), etc. Just think, a teacher stands at the front of the class as says, “Tonight download App 1234 as we will be working on that material in tomorrow’s class.” And the list goes on and on. Steve Jobs did say that he was going to enter in the book market place. And here it is! To bad he will not able to see the unfolding for his once again brilliant idea.
This is why I have preached over and over again to local business that Mobile is here to stay and they better get prepared! With this new press release, Apps now just took on a whole new positioning power. For EVERY entrepreneur out there weather you are a local business, speaker, author, coach, etc. you must strongly begin the process of getting your business website mobilized, creating kindle book formats and creating Apps. I wasn’t really pushing Apps for my clients but it is so important now with this news to really begin getting your all businesses mobilized. [Read more…]