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Business

Why a Local Business Needs a Website

A local small business that does not already have a website of some sort should probably consider getting one. There are a number of reasons why businesses, in order to be up to date and with the ongoing trends of commerce in the information age, need to have websites. Let’s take a look at a…

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Social Media

Build Your Following: Twitter Marketing Tips

One of the most effective short term marketing platforms is Twitter. Twitter allows a business to connect with its customers in ways that are just not possible on any other platform. As far as timing and succinctness of message goes, Twitter can't be beat. It is the newsmaker, the headline maker for a business. Twitter…

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The Next Wave of Use Cases for the Cloud

The basics of cloud computing may now be common knowledge, as cloud technology permeates IT departments around the world. However, the cloud has deeper uses that you may not be familiar with. New uses for cloud-based technology are springing up every day, helping to solve issues like information disparity, customer management problems and even slow…

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Business

The Free Cycle: Every Market Incumbent’s Achilles Heel

I read about the Google lawsuit that was settled in France where Google was forced to pay a fine as they were, "harming," an incumbent's market by offering their product for free (Maps) as this is subsidized through their leading Search product which in France and elsewhere in Europe, has an overwhelming share. In the…

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To Build or Not To Build A Website [INFOGRAPHIC]

Building a website can be a long, time consuming and often expensive task. Publishing a Facebook page on the other hand is quick, free and can generally be done by the work experience kid (they're on Facebook all day anyway right!). Its no surprise then that more people are using Facebook pages or other social…

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