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Feeling Festive? 3 Independence Day Promotion Ideas

Feeling Festive? 3 Independence Day Promotion Ideas
Needless to say, the holiday is a fantastic opportunity that small and medium businesses should capitalize on. Here are three promotional ideas that your business can implement to engage customers and increase sales during the weeks surrounding our …
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Going Global: How to Expand Your Business Internationally
Mike Zani, CEO of business consulting firm PI Worldwide, advised traveling to the country or countries you want to expand into to really do your homework and get a first-hand idea of how your business will fare. This will give you the opportunity to …
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What Makes A Leader?
Dr. Bradberry has written for, or been covered by, Newsweek, TIME, BusinessWeek, Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, Inc., USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The Harvard Business Review. If you'd like to learn how to increase …
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Posted by - July 30, 2015 at 7:16 pm

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“You suck!” Local business owners want money back after advertising in Kids

“You suck!” Local business owners want money back after advertising in Kids
Homestead Animal Farm and YETA Studios are two vastly different small businesses, with one thing in common: Their desire to help kids made them targets. … A new tenant in one of their former homes told us we weren't the only ones on their trail.
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mortgage mistakes to avoid
Home lenders are already starting to sharpen their knives, with many of them passing on the Reserve Bank's cut in full. The juicy deals … And even though they're not advertising it as heavily, he says banks are still giving away cash or offering to …
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Microsoft is getting out of the display ad business, and up to 1200 employees
Microsoft is shutting down most of its display advertising business and handing over parts of it to AOL and AppNexus, the company said in a blog post this afternoon. Up to 1,200 employees could leave Microsoft as part of the change, according to …
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Posted by - July 29, 2015 at 9:16 am

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What's fair? School administrators' salaries in crosshairs
During the campaign, administrative salaries became a top election issue on revelations that many administrators making more than $ 80,000 per year had seen significant percentage increases in the past four years — many in the double-digits. Supporters …
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ICT salaries on the rise, growing disparity with management however
Other employers which paid an average monthly salary of less than RM2,500 to ICT fresh graduates were the printing/ publication business (RM2,300); hotel/ restaurant/ food services (RM2,340); telecommunications (RM2,375); construction (RM2,494); and …
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Posted by - July 29, 2015 at 3:29 am

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Latest Small Business Advertising And Marketing News

Sosemo LLC Wins Best of Manhattan Award in the Advertising Category
Each year, the Manhattan Award Program identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business …
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Charlotte Agenda Carves Out Role as Brand Builder, Market Developer
Publisher Ted Williams, the former director of digital audience for the Charlotte Observer, is laser-focused on creating a platform for local advertisers to engage this market, build their brands, and extend reach into the coveted 18-44 demographic in …
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Posted by - July 26, 2015 at 10:16 am

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Make advertising dollars work much harder

Make advertising dollars work much harder
Big Data refers to the onslaught of digital information now available that businesses can analyze for insights on such things as customer behavior and marketing effectiveness. But more and more small businesses and startups are realizing that they, too …
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PR firms among small businesses most confident of growth, research shows
Small businesses in the media, marketing, PR and sales sectors are the most confident of growth over the next 10 years, the latest Small Business Tracker by alternative finance provider Everline and the Centre for Economic and Business Research (CEBR) …
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5 Local Marketing Ideas for Small Budgets That Are Guaranteed To Make a Big Splash
However, my experience tells me that a lot of small local businesses do not have enough money for marketing, because they failed to include many of the items on this list. … and 2) the costs of promoting your business(campaigns, advertising, events …
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Posted by - July 24, 2015 at 11:17 pm

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Targeted ads to drive mobile video business, Verizon CFO says

Targeted ads to drive mobile video business, Verizon CFO says
1 U.S. wireless company has taken a different approach with an ad-supported business model and short-form programming for mobile devices. The video service will be offered through a mobile app, and will include some free sponsored content, Shammo …
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BBDO Picks Up Toys R Us Business
BBDO referred further inquiries to the client, where a spokeswoman declined to elaborate. "While we have nothing further to share at this time, we will be sure to keep you posted," the spokeswoman said. It's believed that the Omnicom shop will be the …
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Posted by - July 24, 2015 at 9:18 pm

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Global Tyre Industry Key Companies and 2015 Trade Analysis

The Global Tyre Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Tyre industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The Tyre market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status. Tyre Key Manufacturers analysis includes Ceat Bangladesh, Mrf, Bridgestone Corporation, Rahimafrooz Bangladesh, Gazi Group, Yokohama Rubber Company, Apollo Tyres, Birla Tyres And Jk Tyres.

Development policies and plans are also discussed and manufacturing processes and cost structures analyzed. Tyre industry import/export consumption, supply and demand figures and cost price and production value gross margins are also provided. The report focuses on global major leading industry players providing information such as company profiles, product picture and specification, capacity production, price, cost, production value and contact information. Upstream raw materials and equipment and downstream demand analysis is also carried out. The Tyre industry development trends and marketing channels are analyzed. Finally the feasibility of new investment projects are assessed and overall research conclusions offered.

With 168 tables and figures the report provides key statistics on the state of the industry and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the market.

Major points from Table of Contents:

Chapter Two Tyre Manufacturing Cost Structure Analysis

2.1 Tyre Raw Material Supplier and Price Analysis

2.2 Tyre Equipments Suppliers and Price Analysis

2.3 Tyre Labor Cost Analysis

2.4 Tyre Other Cost Analysis

2.5 Tyre Manufacturing Cost Structure Analysis

2.6 Tyre Manufacturing Process Analysis

Chapter Three Tyre Technical Data and Manufacturing Plants Analysis

3.1 2015 Global Key Manufacturers Tyre Capacity and Commercial Production Date

3.2 2015 Global Key Manufacturers Tyre Manufacturing Plants Distribution

3.3 2015 Global Key Manufacturers Tyre R&D Status and Technology Sources

3.4 2015 Global Key Manufacturers Tyre Raw Materials Sources Analysis

Chapter Four Tyre Production by Regions, Technology and Applications

4.1 2010-2015 Tyre Production by Regions(such as US EU China Japan etc)

4.2 2010-2015 Tyre Production by Product Type

4.3 2010-2015 Tyre Production by Applications

4.4 2010-2015 Tyre Price by key Manufacturers

4.5 2010-2015 US Tyre Capacity Production Price Cost Production Value Analysis

4.6 2010-2015 EU Tyre Capacity Production Price Cost Production Value Analysis

4.7 2010-2015 Japan Tyre Capacity Production Price Cost Production Value Analysis

4.8 2010-2015 China Tyre Capacity Production Price Cost Production Value Analysis

4.9 2010-2015 US Tyre Supply Import Export Consumption

4.10 2010-2015 EU Tyre Supply Import Export Consumption

4.11 2010-2015 Japan Tyre Supply Import Export Consumption

4.12 2010-2015 China Tyre Supply Import Export Consumption

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Posted by - July 24, 2015 at 3:32 am

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SpyAware Android App Launches to Spy on Apps That Spy On You



Spy on the Apps that Spy on You


Designed to help people defend their privacy and shed light on commonly-used, Wild West mobile app data mining practices, today SpyAware launched a new upgrade to its Android app to help people spy on the apps that spy on them. Available immediately, the new SpyAware app tells users which apps are transmitting their data, how much data they are taking, and where the data is being sent. The new version is now free, includes live notifications of specific threats for a users device and apps, and makes it easier to investigate where apps are sending data throughout the world.

Were tired of seeing peoples private information pirated from their phone, whether for profit to sell to data collectors or a hacker with bad intentions, said Craig Spiegelberg, founder and CEO of Privacy Sentry, creator of the SpyAware app. Our goal is to provide tools that reveal the hidden activities of mobile devices, give users control over their private information and ultimately allow them to dictate the terms of data sharing.

SPY ON THE APPS THAT SPY ON YOU

After 24 hours of installation, SpyAware displays the phones data transactions in a dynamic threat report that identifies apps that took a users data, including many that are unnecessary to the function of the app location, conversations, text messages, pictures, or contacts being among the most egregious. When a user launches the SpyAware app, the home page offers an easy-to-browse dashboard populated by a proprietary algorithm that classifies the apps risk behavior as red, yellow, or green. Using completely anonymized data, app behavior is considered high risk when it accesses personal information, especially if data is harvested while the phone is idle, continuously monitors GPS location of the phone, and/or sends data to potential high risk parties and sites outside the users country. It gives each user a personal risk profile by constantly measuring app behavior data to develop normalized scores that change with usage patterns. The dashboard also showcases how many vulnerabilities and permissions an app has, amount of data taken and received, number of times user location was used and a map identifying how many destinations and the locations where a users data was sent. Users can click a data point to easily investigate and browse the hosts where the data is being sent to by each app. Users can also filter by different types of activities to find apps that track location, send data over the Internet, and are active without a users knowledge. SpyAware has seen some apps harvest as many as 60 separate data elements.

SLAP DOWN ANDROID APPS THAT SPY ON PEOPLE’S PRIVACY

Using information gathered through its app, SpyAware seeks to empower every consumer to fight back against worldwide consumer privacy exploitation by fostering a movement built on the belief that people should own the data generated by their smartphone or tablet. SpyAware has made it easy to report violators to the FCC and take action if an app is behaving badly. When violations are identified, SpyAware asks users to spread news across Facebook and Twitter to drive public awareness and pressure apps to change their policies. The company also asks users to use the SpyAware threat reports to write evidence-based app reviews of privacy violations in Google Play. If users do not get the information they seek, SpyAware suggests deleting the app until concerns are addressed. Users who have accepted an apps behavior as legitimate, like an app accessing their location or sharing data for advertising purposes, can turn off SpyAware notifications for that specific app.

The levels by which people have access to my information, both apps and others, is interesting and scary, said Brett Simpson, a busy engineer and millennial father who is concerned about the privacy of his data. I was shocked to see the amount of data Facebook, Google Maps, and Amazon take from my phone. I feel much more informed with SpyAware.

Download the app in Google Play. SpyAware needs to be installed for 24 hours for a complete assessment and for the user to receive their first official threat report.

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ABOUT SPYAWARE

SpyAware is created by Privacy Sentry Corp (PSC), a company that provides security software for mobile devices based on its patented technology that continuously monitors, displays, and disrupts the capturing of private datawhether between apps, data brokers, Internet companies, and government agencies. For more information visit http://www.privacysentrycorp.com.







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Posted by - July 23, 2015 at 12:17 pm

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Realtor Carol Hertel Helps Fundraise for Multiple Sclerosis



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Team PHAT formed a team for Bike MS, with a mission of advocating for change and helping people with MS. Team PHAT has been doing this for many years, but this was my first year and I am so thrilled to have been a part of such a worthy cause, said Hertel, a real estate agent with RE/Max Professionals. I completed a combined 175 miles in the race over two days. Our team raised over forty thousand dollars for MS, and still going strong, as our fundraising page is still taking donations.

Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling, disease of the central nervous system that interrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Millions of people are affected by MS and the challenges of living with its unpredictable symptoms, which range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis.

“As a real estate agent Im always looking for ways to give back, and this is just one of the ways and places in which I was able to do so, Hertel said, before adding, Our team is still accepting donations, so if you are interested, you can click on our Team PHAT fundraising page.

About Carol Hertel, RE/MAX Professionals

Carol Hertel has been in real estate for more than twelve years and works with buyers and sellers throughout Denver, Highlands Ranch, Centennial, Lone Tree, Littleton, Greenwood Village, Castle Rock, Jefferson, Lakewood, Morrison and Wheat Ridge, Colorado. Her office is located at 1745 Shea Center Drive, Suite 100, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129.

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The NALA offers local business owners new online advertising & small business marketing tools, great business benefits, education and money-saving programs, as well as a charity program.

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Posted by - July 22, 2015 at 3:18 pm

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QUADROtech Enables Smarter PST Identification, Migration and Elimination with Release of FlightDeck 3.4

FlightDeck 3.4 sets the bar for next-generation technology in the PST collection market with the introduction of 3 key new features, including a new, unique 6-factor owner identification analysis. QUADROtechs inspection engine performs a level of analysis unprecedented in the industry.

With the increase in regulations and compliance issues, organizations are beginning to take note of the dangers of offline, unmonitored data in personal storage (PST files). These files, which are created by users, are unmanaged data kept on user devices that represent a huge data leakage risk. Most organizations have very little insight into where PSTs are created, where the files are kept, and how much data is in those files. For example, a confidential employee salary listing could be stored in a PST file but how does an organization determine who owns that file, where that file is and who should have access to it? QUADROtechs Owner identification analysis enables an organization to quickly identify the users of files that might contain sensitive financial data, and ensure those files are managed in accordance with Information Governance regulations.

With the increase in the number of customers asking for help to eradicate their PSTs FlightDeck 3.4 takes our solution to the next level. We wanted to give our customers a deeper level of data interrogation and management, something previously unseen in this industry. For example, our Collect Profile technology will allow us to assist customers with more complex environments, such as oil rigs and with the increase in the number of customers moving to Office 365, our unique 6-factor Owner Analysis (6OA) technology allows us to significantly speed up the identification of distributed PST data speeding Office 365 enablement, said Thomas Madsen, Product Owner.

FlightDeck 3.4 includes the following new features:

6-Factor Owner Analysis (6OA) a unique, 6-factor analysis of each PST file to confidently identify the owner at a level previously unprecedented in the industry. Based on deep analytical algorithms, it significantly reduces administrator effort required for manually matching files and assures data ends up in the right mailbox.
CollectProfile Technology Uniquely set different policies for users based on local environment, regional restrictions, platform, local language, regulatory requirements and infrastructure constraints. This includes specifying user interaction text, bandwidth profile and collection configuration.
Active Bandwidth Management ensuring distributed organizations with complex network setups and WAN infrastructure can be migrated without impacting on other critical network services. Customers can decide how to schedule a PST collection depending on their localized bandwidth needs.

We wanted to empower organizations with further control over their PST file project, continued Madsen. PST files are a huge pain to any IT Department, and our latest feature set will enable the customer to chose how to handle their migration in terms of bandwidth allocation, as well as provide the security and reassurance that an important file from their CEO wont end up with another employee. Finally, it will also enable them to define how different environmental profiles are handled, down to the individual device or regional level. This feature is ideal for managing PST collections from vastly remote locations such as oil rigs.

With the release of FlightDeck 3.4, QUADROtech are continuing to drive down the complexity in this industry, giving control back to the users and continuing to innovate to simplify the PST elimination process.

FlightDeck 3.4 is now available. For more information on how QUADROtech can help identify, migrate or eliminate PSTs, please visit http://www.quadrotech-it.com/products/pstflightdeck/.

About QUADROtech: QUADROtechs technology is used to power the migration projects of companies looking to migrate email archives, live mailboxes and PST files/offline emails to a range of new archiving platforms such as new versions of Enterprise Vault and Office365. With cloud hosting, ingestion innovations such as AIP, a global network of partners and a staff of industry experts, QUADROtech help customers avoid the more costly, time-consuming and risky aspects of a migration project.

QUADROtech Solutions is a Microsoft Gold Application Development partner and a Symantec STEP program member and has established partnerships with many of the worlds leading IT infrastructure providers including Microsoft, HP, Symantec and IBM.

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Posted by - July 22, 2015 at 11:27 am

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Advertising agencies under the gun from major contract reviews

Advertising agencies under the gun from major contract reviews
PA that are already under pressure from their customers to create innovative campaigns across websites, apps and social media instead of traditional text and TV — and on a far smaller budget in a post-financial crisis world. Morgan Stanley … With …
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25 Internet Marketing Services for Small Businesses
The goal of online marketing is to spread awareness about a business and its products or services via the Internet. Internet marketing encompasses a variety of different strategies, including search engine optimization (SEO), pay-per-click advertising, …
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South Island fishing shops in spat over the word 'flyshop'
"My business started trading in 2004, and very quickly became highly visible in the online world, pretty clear to me why someone would want to try and copy my trading name, and how that might benefit them in Google." … Fishing shops were referred to …
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Posted by - July 22, 2015 at 1:16 am

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CIO Review Names Shane Hade, CEO of the Month: Rising Above Challenges to Reinvent Leadership




CIOReview has featured Shane Hade, CEO of the month in its May 2015 edition. (http://magazine.cioreview.com/April-2015/CA_Technology/) This CIO award recognizes one individual who embodies leadership, dedication, service and excellence in his industry. Hades leadership, along with Termas acumen in providing advanced workload analytics, monitoring, and reporting solutions for enterprise workload environments has contributed to Termas recent success. Read the full article here: http://magazine.cioreview.com/April-2015/CA_Technology/?ro=html5,flash#page=40

The article highlights Hades hands-on approach, attention to customers needs and focus on bottom-line results. These attributes, plus the increasing need in the market for workload analytics, combined to be the drivers behind the companys 2014 60% year over year increase in revenue. The article mentions a case study of a large clients overnight workload environment which was delaying worldwide retail operations. This was resolved by the technical benefits of Termas flagship product, JAWS, as well as the attention and leadership of Hade and his team. The article states that, The result was not just greater efficiency, but increased revenue for our client as well, because they are able to keep the doors open for longer hours as their batch window has decreased.

The article states, During his stint at Terma, Hade has learned lessons of patience, discipline and determination. There is a certain level of faith between him and the team he is working with. The changes he makes to the organization are firm and come after due consideration. You cannot boil the ocean overnight, Hade says. Often times, it can be important to delay making a decision and give it the time to evolve as a right or wrong path forward.

Prior to joining the Terma team in January 2014, his career had already spanned over 25 years of experience in Financial Services, healthcare technology and technology start-ups. He has a team-based approach to management of emerging-growth IT service and product firms, and has worked with venture capitalists in raising funds and assessing technologies of companies seeking funding.

About Terma Software

Based in Boulder, Colorado and New York, New York, Terma Software provides monitoring and reporting solutions for enterprise job scheduling and workload automation products, as part of their workload analytics. The companys flagship product JAWS helps organizations optimize their workload processing and get more value out of their workload automation products by providing SLA management, forecasting, prediction, and reporting. For more information, visit http://www.termasoftware.com

About CIO Review

CIO Review constantly endeavors to identify The Best in a variety of areas important to tech business. Through nominations and consultations with industry leaders, our editors choose the best in different domains. CA Technologies Special Edition is an annual listing of 20 Most Promising CA Technologies Solution Providers in the U.S.

For more information, please contact Dana Schwartz at 303.396.1486 or email dana(dot)schwartz(at)termalabs(dot)com







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Posted by - July 20, 2015 at 7:30 pm

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3 Questions to Ask Your Next Social Media Marketing Partner

3 Questions to Ask Your Next Social Media Marketing Partner
If you want to get serious about social media marketing, you need to partner with an agency that offers social media advertising services. But just because you've picked an agency partner doesn't mean it's all smooth sailing. Many small businesses find …
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4 Types of Web Traffic Every Small Business Needs
For most established businesses, direct traffic is a result of long-term brand familiarity or repeat visits. For other brands, it's attributable to an offline advertising or marketing strategy. For example, if you publish and distribute a series of …
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Cloud Based Marketing Software Gives Small Business New Tool
A Dunedin company has developed an innovative cloud based marketing software solution to make it simple for small businesses to master the online environment to grow sales. Amplifier is an online portal that brings small businesses social media …
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Posted by - July 20, 2015 at 9:16 am

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Getting This Wrong Could Kill Your Career

Getting This Wrong Could Kill Your Career
At our management school, we do it quarterly. As a leader, the more you can give … how to practice candor the right way. Submit your burning business and career questions to information@jwmi.com and we'll choose our favorites to answer on the next show.
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Modify Your Language to Gain Credibility, Influence, and Relevance With the C
The 2015 Marketing Performance Management Study, as well as studies from Fournaise and Eloqua, have found that 80% of marketers use the word "brand" in their marketing vocabulary and only half (51%) of marketing departments have any form of revenue …
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Posted by - July 19, 2015 at 3:28 am

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Small businesses connecting on social media

Small businesses connecting on social media
Small businesses such as Buttercups are opting for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and online coupon vendors to advertise more frequently and for less money than ever before. "The impact it has is amazing, and it's free," Buttercups owner Kim Hand said of …
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GoDaddy Rolls Out New Spot Targeting Small Businesses
Technology company GoDaddy, which is known for its provocative Super Bowl ads featuring sexy supermodels, unveils a new TV ad tonight aimed at small businesses. The ad, called "Air Wrench," is the latest step in GoDaddy's brand transformation that …
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Best Twitter Ad Practices Include Narrow Targets, Videos and Brevity
Now Twitter charges advertisers only when their ads produce the objectives they have set, enabling small businesses to design their ads more purposefully. But some say this can make Twitter more expensive than other digital platforms, like Facebook, in …
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Ralph Roberts, Founder of Comcast, Dies at 95

Ralph Roberts, Founder of Comcast, Dies at 95
"Who would pay for television when you can get it for free?" Mr. Roberts said in the 2003 book "Wired to Win: Entrepreneurs of the … Mr. Roberts also co-founded home-shopping network QVC Inc. with Joe Segel in 1986. In 1994, he teamed with Malone …
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Jared Fogle who lost 106kgs after eating Subway sandwiches for a year visited
The FBI raided sandwich-shop spruiker Jared Fogle's home as part of a child porn probe overnight, and sources say the married 37-year-old is “a target'' of the investigation. … Though Fogle hadn't been front-and-centre in Subway's advertising …
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10 Inexpensive Ways to Advertise Your Small Business
Banner ads and print ads can be expensive. And they are not necessarily the best way to advertise your small or mid-size business. So to find how to get the greatest return on your advertising investment, Small Business Computing surveyed small …
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Posted by - July 17, 2015 at 4:19 pm

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New Survey Reveals What Entrepreneurs Need Most from Cloud-Based Services




According to a recent survey of small business owners by The Alternative Board (TAB), 87% of the business owners surveyed reported migrating to cloud-based systems in the past five years, and the large majority (76%) consider their grasp of cloud computing at or above average. The number one concern reported by the small business owners surveyed: functionality (43%). Although security might seem to be a top concern, only 9% of small business owners surveyed named privacy as their top concern.

Small business owners are less concerned with data breaches that might set them back than streamlined systems that can move them forward, says David Scarola, Vice President of TAB. This is a valid concern, considering business owners ranked poor employee training, poor transition/integration, and poor technical support above security as top challenges they faced when upgrading to cloud services.

The top response to why business owners seek out cloud-based systems, such as Dropbox, Microsoft Office 365, and Google Drive, is to make the workplace more mobile and productive (more than double the response to “reduce risk”). When seeking out new cloud technologies, business owners are most concerned with a highly functional, intuitive service that supports that goal.

Hesitation also comes in the form of integrating new technologies into the workplace. Twice as many business owners chose “poor transition/integration” over “too little/too much security” as the greater difficulty when implementing cloud technologies. Business owners are barely more concerned with data compromises than they are losing access to data when internet issues arise.

According to the survey, nearly five times as many entrepreneurs plan on increasing their cloud spending (33%) than business owners who plan on decreasing it (7%) in the next year. Blair Koch, CEO of The Alternative Board Denver West, is one of the business owners who plans to spend more on the cloud.

“We intend to increase our cloud spend in 2016. As a small business, with a team that spends most of their time in the field, having our applications in the cloud gives us flexibility and protection, says Koch. We can collaborate together, get documents wherever we are, and we don’t have to deal with managing servers.

The full survey results along with a detailed infographic are available at The Alternative Board website. For more information, or to schedule an interview with David Scarola, contact Lynn Maleh at lynn(at)contentfac(dot)com.







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Posted by - July 17, 2015 at 11:29 am

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Conversion of Newcastle city centre railway arches creates network of small

Conversion of Newcastle city centre railway arches creates network of small
The development of a set of railway arches in Newcastle city centre has created a network of units for some quirky small businesses. Coreena Ford reports. One of the main indicators of an improving economy is the sight of cranes on the skyline. Any …
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CBS launches site to help small businesses
The digital platform will provide content such as tips on how to create a more effective work environment, suggestions to improve online marketability and how to manage mobile payments. "We've felt for so long that we needed to do more for small …
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Posted by - July 16, 2015 at 5:17 am

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Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann at Fortune Brainstorm Tech 2015 – Fortune
But working with “thousands” of merchants is no small undertaking. “It took time to do it right,” he said. Pinterest began … On the business side, “advertisers have a lot of platforms to think about,” he added. Pinterest wants to help them understand …
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Milford Small Business Spotlight: PartyPix321
My most difficult challenge as a business owner is to understand promoting my business and the most successful ways to do so for my niche. Advertising can kill a company if it doesn't work. You have to know your demographic and think like they think.
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Posted by - July 15, 2015 at 9:19 pm

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Warburg Pincus to Make Major Investment in Universal… — NEW YORK and

Warburg Pincus to Make Major Investment in Universal… — NEW YORK and
We are excited to be partnered with Steve and his management team. We anticipate the Company's continued growth in size and market share due to the strength of its brand and innovative approach to recruiting, hiring, and training," said Chandler Reedy, …
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Hireology Releases Major Update for Selection Manager
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hireology, the leading provider of Selection Management Systems for distributed enterprises, has released a major update to their Selection Manager™, an award-winning platform which uses data and predictive analytics to …
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