Mock-Live Webcasting

Posted by Steve Wattenmaker on January 15, 2015 at 10:04 AM

The term “mock live” sounds like something out of a zombie movie, right? In fact, the term defines a smart and more controlled method of reaching a webcast audience.

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Why Everyone Hates Cable TV is Why Customers Love The Capitol Connection

Posted by Steve Wattenmaker on January 5, 2015 at 10:27 AM

Each day you likely experience all the ways that cable TV companies force us to take what we don’t want and then pick our pockets in the process.  Your frustration is shared by most cable customers according to a 2014 University of Michigan Ross School of Business survey. As reported by Peter Suciu in the June 11, 2014, online edition of Fortune Magazine, the survey revealed widespread customer dissatisfaction across the industry.  Fortune quoted David VanAmburg, the survey’s managing director.

“It is a combination of high price with poor customer service and lackluster reliability of products—signal strength, download speed, interruptions of service,” said VanAmburg. “When customers pay the kinds of prices typically paid for these kinds of services they expect much more of them than is actually delivered.and then pick our pockets in the process.  Your frustration is shared by most cable customers according to a 2014 University of Michigan Ross School of Business survey. As reported by Peter Suciu in the June 11, 2014, online edition of Fortune Magazine, the survey revealed widespread customer dissatisfaction across the industry.  Fortune quoted David VanAmburg, the survey’s managing director.

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Property Manager's Dream...or Nightmare?

Posted by Steve Wattenmaker on June 3, 2014 at 10:56 AM

“In twenty years, what will your smartphone look like?" That was the question reporters asked industry leaders at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, Spain.  The answer surpisingly affects not just consumers, but commercial property developers and managers.

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Medieval Literature and Customer Service

Posted by David Reininger on April 24, 2014 at 11:11 AM

By the time the District of Columbia signed their first cable TV franchise agreement with District Cablevision on September 23, 1985, the Capitol Connection had been beaming business television programming to patrons in the district for nearly four years.

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C-SPAN historical archive now at GMU

Posted by David Reininger on January 9, 2014 at 12:58 PM

The Capitol Connection, which is affiliated with the George Mason University, went into business to bring business television to the decision makers of Washington, DC. As you can see from this Washington Post article, the ties between the university and C-Span are strong.

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What television channels do you really need at the office?

Posted by David Reininger on January 9, 2014 at 12:38 PM

Benjamin Franklin once said, "Waste neither time nor money, but make the   best use of both. Without industry and frugality, nothing will do, and with them everything."

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5 Tips For Moving Your Cable TV Services

Posted by David Reininger on August 21, 2013 at 4:13 PM

Plan ahead – Moving your office can be hectic. Coordinating the logistics alone can be a nightmare. Moving cable TV service for businesses can take time, so get a timeframe for installation from the vendor.  Depending on the type of construction at your new location, the cable TV installation may need to be completed before the walls and ceilings are finished.

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6 Ways to get International and Public Affairs News in Washington, DC

Posted by David Reininger on August 1, 2013 at 12:46 PM

Washington D.C. is a major world player on the global stage.  We know all too well that what happens in D.C. doesn't always stay in D.C.  And we know that what happens in the international arena, and global opinions, can affect the U.S.  This is especially true for organizations in the D.C. area.   Following international TV news and public affairs makes a difference whether you are a lobbyist, attorney, government worker, or beltway contractor.  

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Supreme Court on Obamacare; Capitol Connection TV gets it right!

Posted by Danelle Springer on October 1, 2012 at 1:05 PM

“Nobody ever went to a ballgame to see the umpire.”  Those were the words of now Chief Justice John Roberts as he introduced himself to the nation at his 2005 confirmation hearings.  The statement was a follow up to his analysis that, “judges are like umpires,” meaning that they [judges] do not make the rules, they simply apply them.  In the fall of 2012, however, Robert’s insights lose a bit of traction.  Okay, so maybe baseball fans still don’t watch the umpires that carefully, but we all now realize how valuable those professional football refs are! 

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The Capitol Connection Office TV Service: A SWOT Analysis

Posted by Danelle Springer on September 27, 2012 at 10:35 AM

For those of us who are familiar with SWOT analysis, the exercise may seem rather simple; list the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats associated with an existing service or new venture and voila! You’re able to make an insightful decision.  That’s it, right?  Not so fast.

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