• First off, it’s great to see Twitter being up on an iPhone launch day, especially one where all hell has apparently broken loose… [View]
  • … Gizmodo has already coined a new term for it: The iPocalypse. Cute. So all those 1st gen iPhone owners upgrading the firmware are… [View]
  • … crashing the servers and are thereby preventing the iPhone 3G activations… while "bricking" their own existing iPhones in hanging… [View]
  • … upgrade loops. & new 3G owners have to escape the store with their own "iBricks", hoping that they’ll be able to activate later 2day… [View]
  • Frankly, anyone paying attention should have known to 1) not step in the way of the stampeding iPhone 3G crowd with their firmware upgrade.. [View]
  • … (the annual Pamplona "Running of the Bulls" is going on right now as well, hehe. How appropriate)… and 2) not to risk their phone… [View]

  • … & communication abilities in such a reckless way during what was clearly going to be a massive launch with massive PENT-UP demand… [View]
  • …being unleashed. You almost have to feel for those poor servers slaving away in the iPhone activation salt mines…wait, they’re machines [View]
  • … anyway, in the end, I expect all of this to sort itself out despite all the hand-wringing & sniping from competitors/detractors… [View]
  • …having to deal with outages caused by customer stampedes is not the worst problem to have, in fact, … [View]
  • … Microsoft (and others) might kill to have this problem. :) The social proof of your servers melting from the demand is quite powerful… [View]
  • … years ago in direct response mktg on late-late-night-TV, they came up with the idea to say: "If the lines are busy, please call again." [View]
  • This great example BTW courtesy of Dr. Cialdini’s new: "50 Scientifically Proven Ways To Be Persuasive" – recommended by my buddy Ben Mack. [View]
  • BTW, sales skyrocketed from that small change (from "Operators are waiting, please call now." to "If operators are busy, please call again.") [View]
  • @BenMack – good luck buddy, can’t wait to hear your reports on the Bandler seminar when you get back (or if? :) – seriously, I think… [View]
  • @BenMack … you’ll have a great and eye-opening time. There is so much to learn. [View]
  • If there are people that are Apple "fanboys", then surely CNET must be a MSFT "fangrandpa": Check this little nugget of FUD http://is.gd/RtJ [View]
  • BTW: Word to the wise – look at my comment on that CNET article’s page with your "Search Status" highlighter turned on… u’ll like what u c [View]
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