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The Telecom Digest for September 12, 2010
Volume 29 : Issue 247 : "text" Format

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Re: A Strong Password Isn't the Strongest Security(Neal McLain)
Re: In the pursuit of new customers, wireless companies forget their existing ones (tlvp)

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Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 19:40:41 -0700 (PDT) From: Neal McLain <interceptedphotos@gmail.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: A Strong Password Isn't the Strongest Security Message-ID: <a40c8921-4c49-43fb-95ee-2430584b8dc2@q9g2000vbd.googlegroups.com> On Sep 10, 9:33 am, Wes Leatherock <Wesr...@aol.com> wrote: > In a message dated 9/9/2010 10:04:07 PM Central Daylight Time, > > t...@thadlabs.com writes: > > Heh! A major road here in Silicon Valley (San Francisco Bay Area, > > running from San Jose CA to San Francisco CA) is named El Camino > > Real. > > Camino is road and real is royal. El Camino Real can be translated as > Royal Road or Kingshighway, an older English usage. There is a > Kingshighway (in English) in St. Louis. > > Wes Leatherock > wesr...@aol.com > wleat...@yahoo.com There's another Camino Real in Texas and Louisiana. Like El Camino Real in California, it was mapped by the Spanish during the 1600s and 1700s to connect missions and presidios. http://txmn.org/cradle/files/2010/07/download12.pdf Neal McLain
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 23:47:20 -0400 From: tlvp <tPlOvUpBErLeLsEs@hotmail.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: In the pursuit of new customers, wireless companies forget their existing ones Message-ID: <op.viung6zuitl47o@acer250.gateway.2wire.net> On Thu, 09 Sep 2010 22:11:00 -0400, John Mayson <john@mayson.us> wrote: > ... I would have to think it's less > expensive to keep existing customers than attract new ones. You're absolutely right. But there's no growth if all you're doing is keeping existing customers. Growth comes from attracting new ones. New ones don't attract themselves, it takes big bucks and good incentives to attract them. But existing ones? They're with you already, and they won't leave unless they're too peeved for words ... and even then not, more often than not. So, to your question, > ... Why allow a good customer > to stroll out the door over pocket change? I suspect the answer is, "Because, more often than not, that customer won't be strolling out the door after all." :-) Cheers, -- tlvp -- Avant de repondre, jeter la poubelle, SVP
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