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Twitter Reaches Deal With Google To Boost Online Presence

Posted by Brad Duchaine | Marketing,Online Presence | Friday 13 February 2015 12:00 am

Twitter has reached a deal with Google to make its short messages become more visible on the Internet and boost its online presence.

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Under the deal, tweets will show up with Google engine searches as soon as they are posted in the first half of the year to give Google access to the flow of Twitter’s 284 million users.

From now on, Google will go to search information on the Twitter web site and the process will become automatic.

Twitter is trying to expand its audience and generate more ad resources and is keen to make a strong statement with its online marketing efforts despite not making any profit in this year. Twitter said it will allow its advertisers to run ads on web sites outside its network. Twitter, which also provides data to Microsoft Corp.’s Bing search service and Yahoo! Inc., is trying to draw more people to its site as user growth slows. A few days back, Twitter announced deals to show advertising in Flipboard Inc.’s mobile application and with Yahoo Japan Corp.

The renewed relationship would benefit both companies “given Google’s desire for greater relevance on mobile and in real- time, and Twitter’s desire to extend reach and monetization,” Colin Sebastian, an analyst with Robert W Baird & Co., wrote in a note. The “new partnership would suggest Google is less likely to acquire Twitter,” he wrote.

Twitter rose 3.3% to $42.05 at 9:31 a.m. New York time. Through yesterday’s close, the stock had advanced 14% this year. Google added 0.3% to $527.50.

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Search Engine Optimization-Benefits Of Website Optimization

Posted by Sara | Marketing,Online Presence | Monday 2 September 2013 10:53 pm

If you are just starting out in the world of online marketing, emphasizing on the benefits of website optimization could be helpful to you in limitless ways. This is simply search engine optimization is an incredible gift for any business owner that keeps on giving.

One of the biggest advantages of website optimization and marketing is that organic listings are generally free. Furthermore, use of reporting tools and analytics can prove to be extremely useful in experiencing a clear cut improvement in site traffic, which ultimately leads to increased goodwill, more sales, improved conversion of leads into sales, more profits, and better returns on investments. In addition to these advantages, the services of an expert like Ryan Deiss can be hired to bring thousands of visitors to the website of your business every day.

Search Engine Optimization-Benefits Of Website Optimization

By hiring the services of a professional online marketer, you can even extend the reach of your business to explore new markets and customers that may have been previously unexplored or unknown.

In other words, online companies and marketers (such as Perry Belcher) can help your business to become more competitive than ever so that it not only survives competition but emerges as a clear winner. This can even help you access and reap the advantages of automated software applications like Infusionsoft that can accommodate any CRM electronic commerce, social media, and electronic mail marketing requirements of a business owner.

Online marketing experts can even assist you with linking the lead pages of your website with online campaigns, search engine marketing tools, and social media as they are commonly visited by existing and potential customers of your business. If that was not all, these dedicated and customized services can also be availed to identify requirements and preferences of customers and their interests so that lead pages and high-response campaigns can target them to create and sustain mutually-beneficial business relationships.

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Web Design Melbourne 101: 6 Helpful Qualities for Your Site

Posted by Sara | Online Presence | Monday 10 June 2013 9:22 pm

Just like setting up a real office, planning a website for your business will take more time than you thought it would. And if you usually think about rooms, furniture and themes in an office, you will consider factors such as dimensions, themes and slides when it comes to a website. Of course, it would be difficult to pull through in this kind of business without professionals who have devoted their education and training in such situations. Because of this, it is just plain practical to acquire web design Melbourne services from a reputable company to help you reach goals.

Web Design Melbourne 101 6 Helpful Qualities for Your Site

Web designing is very difficult to understand especially if you are not that inclined in artistic creations. But for a professional web designer, he would be able to use web and computer tools and match them with his natural flare for art, color and designs. The result would be a masterpiece that he would create just for your site.

While building your website, here are 6 features which should help you start:

  1. Great background color to facilitate in the legibility of the text – Your background color should not look similar to any other website, especially if it is your competitor. That way you will have a sense of ownership to your own website.
  2. Navigation across the entire website is smooth and convenient – It is highly recommended that you consider your visitors and clients as they navigate their way through your website. Place drop down menus and other features to help them get the exact information they need.
  3. The page loads easily – This will significantly save the time and resources of people searching for your website. In a similar sense, this works well as customer service.
  4. The quality of the images is top notch – Blurry and pixelated images often have the connotation of being cheap. But if the images are all high definition, consumers will take you seriously right away.
  5. Animations are placed sparingly – Animations and other transition effects are good because it provides eye candy for the visitors.
  6. The size of buttons and the text is enough – This makes reading and clicking easier and a lot less complicated.

These are just some of the things you need to have in order to make the most out of your website. Surely, first time visitors to your homepage would be impressed, and may decide to make inquiries. In fact, they may even recommend your business to their friends looking for web design Melbourne services just because your website looks cool, unique and high quality.

Establishing a reputable web presence is not easy these days, especially when some companies use black propaganda and write bad reviews about their competitors. In these instances, you will need something that even such attacks cannot affect – the awe of your visitors the first time they have been to your business website. And you would not be able to make such an impression without the help of experts specializing in web design Melbourne.

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Distinctive Advantages Of Online Store Builders

Posted by Sara | Online Presence | Monday 11 February 2013 12:17 am

If you are looking for an important tool that will serve as the prime aspect of a successful prospective online site, an online store builder is one of the best options before you.

Designed to be easy-to-use and to meet your specific business needs, an online store builder allows you to emphasize on your business in more than just a way. If that was not all, it allows you create demand and awareness about the products and services offered by your business and then selling them online with useful options like integrated order management, shipping and payment collection.

Distinctive Advantages Of Online Store Builders

In addition to this, the website builder also helps you update and manage your website, blogs and forums, even if you are not an expert in coding knowledge. The website builder may also prove useful in assisting you with identifying the success and performance of your business through up-to-date reporting and analytics, working for you 24/7 that can be more than just useful to make informed decisions and keep a close check on the pulse of your online business.

Furthermore, the advantages of online site builders would also help you study and learn how to incorporate the most user-friendly features and easy accessibility for your visitors to your website in an easy and rewarding manner. An effective website builder also facilitates an interactive platform that powers a fully functional web site with successful site building tools and applications and site builders are some of the best options to create an impressive and quality website within minutes. Site builders are also very effective to remember multiple logins, install updates, or sync disconnected systems.

In other words, an online site builder is an ideal tool for you to take the first, right step towards putting your business online and reaping from the advantages of online presence and acceptability from web users.

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How To Get Cheapest Domain Name Registration?

Posted by Sara | Marketing,Online Presence | Tuesday 5 February 2013 12:31 am

If you are planning to develop or redefine the online presence of your brick and mortar business, going online to find the cheapest domain name registration that is high on returns will be the ideal option for you.

How To Get Cheapest Domain Name Registration

While doing so, it is important for you to remember that the domain name should be kept short, relevant, unique, and compelling enough to draw website traffic over a period of time. Moreover, the domain name should be easy to remember and type into the browser and should preferably come with a .com suffix as it is useful to suggest that the business has been around for a while and that the business has a well-established presence on the Web.

In addition to that, it is always better to register different similar domain names that point to the same website. This is not only useful to protect the goodwill and brand of your business, but is also useful to get interested customers looking for your website but typing extensions such as .net or some other extension in error. If that was not all, it is always a good idea to consider registering any common misspellings of your domain to protect your brand and prevent misdirected traffic.

By following these smart domain registration tips, you can surely get more value out of the entire domain name registration process.

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Distinctive Advantages Of Small Business Web Design Solutions

Posted by Sara | Online Presence | Saturday 19 January 2013 5:08 am

When it comes to creating and nurturing online presence for a small business, there is nothing than to get things started than professional small business web design solutions. This is not just because these professional solutions are highly customized, but also because they they are very much affordable and in easy reach of every modern-day business unit.

Distinctive advantages of small business web design solutions

By seeking professional website designing services, you can save a fortune on printing costs, postage, long distance phone calls, and faxing. If that was not all, you can even cut down dramatically on for costly color brochures by using the website of your business as its ‘brochure’. Moreover, this brochure can be updated as and when you want and in easy steps. In addition to these advantages, you can even save valuable time of your workforce by putting catalogs, price lists, frequently asked questions, etc. on the website besides allowing PDFs of documents on the internet so that existing and potential customers can download it as and when required and at any time.

To access these high-end yet affordable solutions, you just need to contact a reputed provider of small business web design services that will guide you to prosperity and success besides helping your business enjoy a distinctive presence on the internet.

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Small Traders Urged To Enhance Online Presence

Posted by Sara | Online Presence | Thursday 20 December 2012 4:52 am

During a recent briefing by top officials of Internet giant Google, it is time to start changing directions if the growth strategy of your company does not involve building a strong online presence. The reason provided was because your company faces the very real possibility of eating the dust left behind by more aggressive competitors that are embracing the power of the World Wide Web.

Small Traders Urged To Enhance Online Presence

Google predicted that between 2012 and 2015, 500 million new users from emerging markets—including the Philippines- will go online and this represents a potential for all companies online.

The World Wide Web was transforming small businesses as they now realize that their market can be quickly and affordably expanded beyond their home country by just being present online, thus they are diversifying their operations to include the Internet, said Ghislain Le Chatelier, regional head for small and medium businesses in Southeast Asia.

“Digital marketing helps small businesses look big. It allows them to scale, expand their reach and have access to new countries, new clients and markets. It also allows firms to be very efficient in terms of targeting customers,” says Le Chatelier.

Le Chatelier says Google is thus on hand to show that going online is not as difficult as small and medium firms may think. “Once they are online, they can join a four-week success plan to build and grow their business. SMBs can reach out to business partner teams in their home country that will help them expand, optimize and grow their online presence,” says Le Chatelier.

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Higher Profits Posted By Michael Kors

Posted by Sara | Online Presence | Tuesday 14 February 2012 7:36 pm

Higher Profits Posted By Michael KorsHigher quarterly results, helped by strong demand for its namesake luxury brand, were posted by Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. The above-expected results sent shares of the designer apparel and accessory company up 23 percent.

The company also said it expects a fourth-quarter profit of 10 cents to 12 cents a share. According to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S, analysts were looking for 11 cents a share and the company was able to post a third-quarter profit of $39 million, or 20 cents a share while revenue rose 68 percent to $373.6 million.

Third-quarter comparable sales grew 38 percent, driven by higher sales in the luxury leather accessory business such as handbags and small leather goods, according to the company.

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Shares slip in thin trade

Posted by Sara | Online Presence | Thursday 29 December 2011 5:24 am

Shares slip in thin tradeOn Wednesday, Asian markets eased in low volume with many market players away for year-end holidays. On the other hand, oil kept gains from the previous day on worries about possible supply disruptions after Iran threatened to stop the flow of oil from the Gulf.

“More people want to bring their positions to neutral ahead of the new year’s holidays than look for bargain hunting, and that’s keeping prices depressed in low volumes,” said Tetsuro Ii, the president of Commons Asset Management in Tokyo.

“The only way Iran would actually close Hormuz is when it is attacked and war breaks, but such a possibility appears low as no country would want to take the risk when growth worldwide was likely to slow down,” said Naohiro Niimura, a partner at research and consulting firm Market Risk Advisory Co.

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BofA’s Countrywide to pay over bias case

Posted by Sara | Online Presence | Friday 23 December 2011 4:20 am

BofA's Countrywide to pay over bias caseOn Wednesday, Bank of America Corp’s Countrywide Financial unit agreed o pay a record $335 million to settle civil charges that it discriminated against minority homebuyers, which is an historic settlement for the Obama administration in the wake of the subprime mortgage morass.

The settlement covers conduct between 2004 and 2008 and involved a range of alleged wrongdoing, including charging African-Americans and Hispanics higher interest rates and fees than non-minorities.

“The victims had no idea they were being victimized. They were thrilled to have gotten a loan and realize the American dream,” Thomas Perez, head of the Justice Department’s civil rights division, told reporters. “This is discrimination with a smile.”

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Eco-Friendly Tech Expo Opens

Posted by Sara | Online Presence | Tuesday 29 November 2011 11:12 pm

Eco-Friendly Tech Expo OpensOn Friday, over 240 domestic and foreign firms are taking part in an international eco-friendly technology expo opened in eastern China.

The three-day event takes place in Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu province.

From in.finance.yahoo.com:

The three-day event in Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu province, will also see a series of symposiums on metal and air pollution, solid waste disposal and development of the eco-friendly technology industry, Xinhuanet.com reported.

China has pledged to invest three trillion yuan ($470 billion) in environment-friendly technologies during its 12th five-year plan period (2011-2015).

The sector is believed to maintain an annual growth rate of 15 to 20 percent during the plan period, while its total output value is expected to reach 4.9 trillion yuan.

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Wipro offers highly lucrative package to new CEO

Posted by Sara | Online Presence | Thursday 24 March 2011 8:32 pm

The new chief of the IT business and CEO of Wipro, T K Kurien, will get an annual salary package of up to Rs 10 crore.

Wipro offers highly lucrative package to new CEO

According to the appointment terms of Kurien, salary is in the range of minimum of Rs 3 crore to a maximum of Rs 10 crore a year.

From in.finance.yahoo.com:

Kurien’s is one of the highest salary packages in the IT industry.

According to TCS’ Annual Report 2009-10, company CEO and Managing Director S Ramadorai received Rs 3.61 crore in salary, benefits and perks and commission for the period between April 1, 2009 and October 5, 2009.

Infosys CEO and MD S Gopalakrishnan received Rs 1.01 crore during the fiscal 2009-10, says the company”s annual report.

Kurien will get 12 months salary as severance benefits in case his services are terminated. This benefit will be calculated on the basis on the last drawn salary before the termination.

“If the company terminates the agreement, the company will communicate the same in writing to the CEO and the CEO will be eligible for severance benefits as follows: 12 months last drawn salary,” the filing said.

Salary for this purpose includes basic pay, benefits and allowances and variable pay, it added.

The package details were revealed by Wipro in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.

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Success at Workplace-Inspiring Quotations

Posted by Sara | Online Presence | Friday 3 September 2010 2:58 am

Success at Workplace -Inspiring QuotationsIf motivation has been one thing eluding you for one reason or the other, there is good news for you. This blog, which is a compilation of inspiring quotations by eminent personalities of the world, will surely help you see the brighter side of life.

All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible. – T. E. Lawrence

Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living. – Anais Nin

I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer lends so much more credence and attaches so much more importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams… Man… is above all the plaything of his memory. – Andre Breton

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours. – Henry David Thoreau

No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams. – Jesse Jackson

So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. – Christopher Reeve

We all dream; we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake. – Erich Fromm

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Leading Companies of the World

Posted by Sara | Online Presence | Wednesday 14 July 2010 5:46 am

Leading Companies of the WorldFinding a place in the list of the Forbes Global 2000 is considered as a great achievement, to say the least.

The latest list of Forbes’ ranking of the world’s biggest companies is out and this year’s list highlights the dynamism of global business.

Apple, Google, McDonald’s, and Nike were the top performers in the United States as per the list.

From in.news.yahoo.com:

Forbes’ ranking of the world’s biggest companies departs from lopsided lists based on a single metric, like sales. Instead we use an equal weighting of sales, profits, assets and market value to rank companies according to size. This year’s list reveals the dynamism of global business. The rankings span 62 countries, with the U.S. (515 members) and Japan (210 members) still dominating the list, but with a combined 33 fewer entries.

This year, the following countries gained the most ground: mainland China (113 members), India (56 members) and Canada (62 members). Even Oman and Lebanon are now Global 2000 members. Also gaining a significant presence on our list this year are corporations from Ireland, South Africa and Sweden.

In total the Global 2000 companies now account for $30 trillion in revenues, $1.4 trillion in profits, $124 trillion in assets and $31 trillion in market value. All metrics are down from last year, except for market value, which rose 61%.

An analysis of the Global 2000 shows that despite the turmoil in the financial sector, banks still dominate, with 308 companies in the 2000 lineup, thanks in large measure to their asset totals. The oil and gas industry, with 115 companies, scores high in sales, profits and stock-market value, yet these sectors were not the leaders in growth over the past year. Insurance companies (up 27%) led all sectors in sales growth, while the leaders in profit growth were drugs and biotech firms (up 20%).

The list included eminent companies such as Belgium’s Anheuser-Busch Inbev, H&M (Sweden), and Honda Motor (Japan).

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