With advancing years, some seniors seem to be concerned that their gray hairs could confirm that they are past their prime. However, there is another side to this issue. Anyone who displays gray hair clearly accepts life for what it is and accepts what aging implies. Indeed, many would feel that getting older means getting better. Continue reading
Most markets are seeing increasing competition. Provided you are ensuring your customers are completely satisfied and may even be grateful for the service they have received, they may very well be the best possible “sales people” you might have.
Among the most powerful ways to gain an immediate boost in sales is to include online marketing testimonials in your marketing strategy. Testimonials from customers work so well because they provide the two things that spur sales: credibility and trust. Continue reading
The United Kingdom has gained prominence in setting world clocks due to its Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) standard, but the country’s most popular clock is probably “Big Ben.” Since 1858, “Big Ben” has helped the citizens of London, England keep time. Located at the Palace of Westminster, this clock is the largest four-faced chiming clock and third-tallest free-standing time-keeping tower in the world. Amazingly, the time clock is not really very old compared to the long history of the City of London.
Augustus Pugin designed the “Big Ben” tower and clock in the Gothic Revival style making it stand 315 feet (96 meters). The base of the clock is Anston Limestone with 334 limestone stairs to the top (there is no elevator or lift). The “hour” hand measures 9 feet (2.7 meters) and the “minute” hand measures 14 feet (4.3 meters) long. Like a stained-glass church window, the clock dials are surrounded by 312 pieces of opal glass. Continue reading
How do you know that your new online business will grab the attention of your target market and turn a profit? You can never know for sure until you give it a try, but it is still important to test your idea before investing a lot of money and energy. Testing periods can help you tweak your overall idea so that it fits the needs of your target market better, and you may come up with creative ways to make your products or services accessible and useful to a wider array of consumers. Continue reading
The reputation of an individual matters in today’s world, both professionally and personally. There are numerous times when others may use a simple search via the web to garner more information about a person, whether it is for checking credentials, following up on information provided, or simply out of human curiosity. Often times the search yields results including legal history, public records, newspaper clippings or mentions, and social media pages, among other online results that may pop up. Continue reading
Growing a business can be a real challenge. Even though your business might be having steady income and profits, you will find that there is always room for growth. The Internet is a unique outlet for the promotion of your business. However, getting to know the ins and outs about networking solutions or web hosting can be tricky. Rest assured that you won’t have to worry about these features when you ask a full-service company to help you. Continue reading
If we were forgetting how critical are the massive computer systems that help run our society, then this headline is a massive wake-up call. Montreal’s CGI faces scrutiny over troubled Obamacare site.
This is unforgiveable as Uwe E. Reinhardt of the New York Times reminds us.
Anyone familiar with corporate management would have thought that for as ambitious and technically a complex project as the initial rollout of HealthCare.gov, the chief executive would have remained in very close touch with the management team overseeing the project. Continue reading
Almost everyone is aware of the growing number of social media that allow you to stay in touch with your friends and spread the word on matters and events that are important to you. That goes from Presidents of countries to stay-at-home moms and includes their young teenagers as they move around on their social whirl. Companies now see that this is an ideal way to communicate with their customers and prospects. Everyone wishes to make the most of this new dimension in their lives. Continue reading
Most of us may be unaware that our communication via the Internet is based on light signals rather than electrical signals. Fiber optics is the method by which most information flows around the world. Given the cost of the fiber is only a tiny fraction of the cost of setting up fiber optical communication, it is not surprising that extra fibers are included to cope with unexpected increases in demand. Continue reading
Every business owner dreams of experiencing ultimate success within their business. However, very few business owners or operators possess the necessary marketing and advertising skills necessary for achieving their goals. Instead of hiring your own personal in-house team of professionals, companies such as Pulse Marketing are available to help get you the most exposure available. Continue reading