Jun
21
Posted on June 21, 2011
Filed Under (Advice, General Business, Tools) by jennifer
So you’ve made the decision to give online invoicing a try. How do you choose the right solution for your small business? “Choosing an invoicing solution purely depends on the user’s business requirements,” explained Raju Vegesna, the evangelist for Zoho and an online invoice expert. “If you send out invoices ... (more...)
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More ecommerce businesses are using the crowd (i.e., their customers, Facebook fans and/or employees) to help them develop new products and build brand loyalty -- and the strategy seems to be working, at least for some online businesses. But is crowdsourcing a viable marketing and/or product development strategy for every ... (more...)
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These days, if you really want to know what your customers are thinking (and where they are shopping), you need to connect with them online, on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Indeed, in today's social media-driven world, having a Facebook page, a Twitter account, a LinkedIn profile, and ... (more...)
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Apr
06
Virtual servers can help you save money, space and make it much easier to recover applications and files when a crisis hits. Plus, they're less expensive and safer than you think. Until recently, server virtualization was thought of as something that only larger companies -- with dozens or ... (more...)
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Feb
04
Posted on February 4, 2010
Adding search-engine optimized (SEO) video to your web- or e-commerce site can not only help you stand out from the crowd, it can increase traffic to your site and improve sales. Indeed, according to studies conducted by Forrester Research, having an SEO video on your e-commerce site increases your ... (more...)
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In mid-June, when computer maker Dell announced it had earned $3 million in revenue from using Twitter, a popular micro-blogging site, the Internet and blogosphere were all atwitter about the news. Finally, proof that social media had the potential to not only increase traffic but also sales. Though ... (more...)
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Words -- choosing and using the right words to convey an idea, sell a product, or promote a concept -- are very important to me as a writer and marketing communications pro. But they should be important to every business owner, no matter the size of your business or marketing ... (more...)
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Like just about every online retailer trying to attract more online shoppers and generate more sales, Golfballs.com, which sells new, used and custom logo golf balls as well as golf clubs and golf apparel, lists its products on several comparison shopping engines and does its share of online ... (more...)
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Jun
16
Posted on June 16, 2008
Filed Under (Advice, Ecommerce, Marketing, Tools) by jennifer
Ask anyone who does business on the Internet what the most valuable piece of real estate is and chances are they will say the first page of a Google search. "Being listed at the top of the results not only provides the greatest amount of traffic, it instills trust in ... (more...)
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Feb
08
Posted on February 8, 2008
Filed Under (Advice, Tools) by jennifer
Nearly everywhere you look online lately there's a widget. Just go to Facebook or MySpace or any type of social site and you're bound to come across one. Indeed, according to Internet market researcher comScore, in November 2007 nearly 148 million U.S. Internet users had viewed a widget. But just because ... (more...)
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