Was using Zite on my tablet and run into an awesome article on business success. The link is below but it got me thinking about how simplifying your business to a process could change the entire way you do things in your business. Check out the article and let me know what you think.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Google are teaming up to provide a great IT solution! According to this article, HP will become a re-seller for Google Apps. If you have been hiding under a rock, Google Apps include Gmail, Google Calendar, and possibly most importantly, Google Drive. Getting Google and HP together is a long time coming and it will be great to see what kind of innovation they can come up with together.
Wired published an article on Rich Barton. The founder of companies like Zillow and Expedia. I had never heard of this man until today, but his journey is amazing. The experience of working for Steve Balmer and Bill Gates at Microsoft and then spinning off Expedia. That is quite an accomplishment. Check out the link below to get the full scoop.
I came across a very interesting website today in which it goes over a very successful e-book marketing strategy. It is a must read if you are considering writing e-books and then marketing and/or selling those e-books online. check it out!
The e-book marketing strategy sets up a way to sell lots of content to your customer by providing the greatest value to your customer of what you have to offer.
I stumbled across this and thought you guys might enjoy it.
Google sites had the largest audience of all Web properties in the United States during the last seven months of 2011, surpassing Yahoo and Microsoft sites, according to comScore Media Metrix.
A review of the monthly comScore reports shows that Yahoo sites ranked No. 1 from January through May 2011. And Microsoft sites fluctuated between No. 2 and No. 3 throughout the 2011 calendar year.
Of the top 20 U.S. Web properties for December 2011, two websites made big gains compared to December 2010: Amazon (up 26 percent) and Federated Media (up 85 percent). Three properties ranked in the top 20 during December 2010 saw their rankings dip 12 months later: Fox Interactive, Comcast, and Answers.com.
On Monday, PQ Media– a provider of global media econometrics and emerging media research – published new data showing that total U.S. mobile & social media revenue — including consumer and business access, content, advertising and marketing — increased 30.2% to $45.38 billion in 2011.
PQ Media found that mobile and social media revenue rose at a compound annual growth rate of 28.7% from 2006-2011, and is expected to grow at an accelerating 30.8% annual rate in 2012.
With the growth in technology, everyday advancements provide businesses with greater opportunities and access to larger markets. Although there are various new things that have touched the market, some old things are still very reliable and beneficial to companies.
Internet Marketing Forecasts
Google Plus will see little more popularity this year. Although the site did not gain much popularity last year, some effective marketing can make this social networking site better known. It is hard for any social media company to come close to the success of Facebook and its 80 million users. However, spreading awareness will help Google popularize its site.
Increase in the launch of free products, which are also known as freemiums. Companies offer free versions of their product but with limited functions. This helps the product create its market place and also helps consumers try it out and make up their minds before committing to a purchase. Freemiums are a benefit to businesses because a lot of customers begin by using the free model and soon upgrade to the paid versions.
I came across this article and thought you guys might find it interesting. Enjoy!
While a long standing concerted effort toward SEOcan pay off big down the road, don’t forget that sometimes there are quick tasks that can turn the needle.
Over the years, I have heard many times from individuals desiring success in SEO, the request could never gain approval as the resourced time was too great of a budget allocation or that an SEO vendor wasn’t in the budget.