Mitchell Levy authors new book on 2006 Trends and states that
In 2006, Energy Issues Take a Front
Burner on the World Stage***
Read about this prediction and many others
in Mitchell Levy's 'hot off the press' book "Happy About Knowing
What to Expect in 2006". Levy incorporates predictions from
50 executives on what will happen in 2006.
Cupertino, CA - November 15, 2005
Will the #1 issue in the world be energy in 2006 and will security
and privacy issues raise their heads as key issues facing corporations
and individuals? Mitchell Levy, Author of the 'hot off the press'
book "Happy About Knowing What to Expect in 2006" says
that energy, security, and privacy issues will be hot topics for
2006. He also has eight other predictions worth exploring. In his
last year's book "Happy About Knowing What to Expect in 2005",
accurate predictions included:
- Google at $300 six months prior to hitting
the mark and
- Gas prices at $3 eight months prior to
hitting the mark
The Top Ten Trends for 2006 are:
Energy issues take a front burner on the world
The Internet's democratization effect expands
to traditional media.
Marketing expenditures and activities continue
to shift to the Internet.
China's continued growth significantly affects
Outsourcing continues to expand to other sectors
of the economy.
Services continue to play a bigger role in Western
Usage and proliferation of mobile commerce expands.
Adoption of VOIP continues.
Employer/employee relationships strengthen for
the first time in years.
Security and privacy issues raise their heads
Each trend is supplemented with a number
of predictions from leading industry experts. Here are some interesting
predictions from this year's book:
- "Office in your phone. Millions
will be carrying mobile devices that do more than voice, email
and text. Videos, web conferencing, unified messaging, powerpoint
presentations, mobile access to any content using infobots, and
more are coming."
Rip Gerber, CMO, GM-Ecommerce, Intellisync Corporation
- "Countries as Brands. In 2006
countries will start overtly branding themselves to increase export
visibility. Made in Luxembourg? You bet."
Andrew Greenberg, CEO, Greenberg Brand Strategy
- "Younger and younger users will
create increasingly more complex content with higher production
value. Heck, who doesn't know a 4th grader whose made a movie?"
Karen Howe, VP, AOL
About Knowing What to Expect in 2006: Getting a Handle on the Year
Ahead" will help you think about expectations for this year.
Mitchell Levy has been making extremely accurate
predictions since 1998. Read about his previous predictions
to see how much credibility you'll give to this year's trends. It's
a fun and entertaining read. You will be glad you spent the time
and will be happy with your new perspective. The book sells in tradebook
form for $19.95 and in ebook form for $11.95. The PDF and tradebook
versions are available from the Happy About website today and will
be available on Amazon and through the book channels in the next
week or two. View the contributors for this year, read more predictions,
view the table of contents and purchase a copy (http://happyabout.info/economy.php).
About Mitchell Levy
Mitchell Levy is Director of the innovative
Silicon Valley Executive Business Program and the Chairman and partner
of CEOnetworking. Mr. Levy is also President and CEO of ECnow.com,
a Management Consulting firm helping company's grow with strategic
consulting and targeted business education, author of the books
E-Volve-or-Die.com, Happy About Outsourcing, and
Happy About Knowing What to Expect in 2005, creator of the
Value Framework®, and on the board of directors of Rainmaker
Systems (NASDAQ: RMKR).
About Happy About
The Happy About book series is
comprised of books with a positive spin on controversial and educational
topics. Visit Happy About (http://happyabout.info/)
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