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Month: May 2017

The Basic Theories of Internet Marketing

Life is been governed by laws, principles, or theories. It follows that every business you do in life must be done in accordance with such relevant, established, and natural laws if you sincerely want to succeed.

In internet marketing, just like any other business, theories abound. The first theory in this context is called the theory of speed. This theory states that you must consider how fast your product or service is produced or delivered in comparison to your competitors’. This theory is very significant in the management of software development. Software programs are often expected to run fast.

As a matter of fact, if the delivery of your goods and services is faster than your competitors’ own in the same niche people will prefer your products and services to your competitors’. So you must, as a matter of necessity, consider the theory of speed when you are involving yourself in any area of internet marketing.

The second theory is known as the theory of cost. Dear Mr. Internet Marketer, the cost-effectiveness of a product or service you render is a very important determining factor in the school of internet marketing. Believe me, people like cheap products no matter how they pretend. So you must try as much as possible to make your goods and services to be “cheaper” than your rivals’ own. I advise you to check out the price of your competitors’ products and services in order to maintain a reasonable price. Strive as much as possible to ensure that you have a better price.

Thirdly, there is the theory of quality. Are you thinking of delivering inferior products to your customer? Then you should as well be thinking of becoming a failure in your chosen niche. If you ask me, your failure rate is 99.9 per cent; it then means that you are most likely to fail for just selling inferior products or rendering inferior services. Your products and services should be of very high quality if you really expect to make very high amount of money – you can only reap what you sow. Only thieves or criminals are known for taking what they do not deserve. Let me warn you before you lose out, even the poorest of all men like high quality goods and services – poverty notwithstanding.…

A Short History of Computers

One of the greatest inventions of the time is obviously the computer. Billions of people use computers in their daily life throughout the world. Throughout decades, computer has evolved from a very expensive and slow device to today’s extremely smart machines with unbelievable processing power.

No single person was credited with the invention of computer, many believe that Konrad Zuse and his Z1 machine was the first in a long line of innovations that gave us the computer of today. Konrad Zuse was a German who was famous for the creation of the first freely programmable mechanical computing device in 1936. Zuse’s Z1 was created with a focus on 3 basic elements that are still necessary in today’s calculators. Later, Konrad Zuse created Z2 and the Z3.

The first of the MARK series computers were being built at Harvard. The MARK I began in 1944 and this computer was huge filling in a room having a size of 55 feet long by 8 feet high. The MARK I could perform a wide variety of calculations. It became a success and was utilized by the US Navy. It was in service till 1959.

The ENIAC computer was one of most important achievements in computing. It was commissioned during World War II and used by the US military. Vacuum tubes were used by this computer instead of electric motors and levers for fast calculations. Its speed was about thousand times faster than any other calculating device during that time. This computer was enormous and had a total cost of $500,000. The ENIAC was in operation till 1955.

RAM or Random Access Memory was first introduced in 1964. The first RAM was a metal detector plate positioned close to a vacuum tube which detected the difference in electrical charges. It was an easy way of storing computer instructions.

There were plenty of innovations in the 1940s. The Manchester Baby was developed by Telecommunications Research Establishment. It was the first computer to use a stored program and it went live in 1948. The Manchester MARK I went live in 1951 and showed tremendous progress against computers. Researchers had found that there was a huge chance of development for the computer.

The UNIVAC which stands for Universal Automatic Computer was built by the creators of ENIAC. It was the fastest and most innovative computer capable of handling many computations. It was a masterpiece of its time and was praised by public.

IBM is known for creating the first personal computer widely affordable and available to the people. IBM 701 was the first general purpose computer developed by IBM. The new computer language called FORTRAN was used in the new 701. Other IBM computers also followed like the 704. The IBM 7090 also was a big success and it dominated business computers for the next 20 years. In the late 1970’s and into 1980 IBM developed a personal computer known as the PC. IBM has had a huge influence on the computers used today.

In 1984, …

Facts to Consider About the Computer Power Supply Unit

Computer PSU’s provide constant electricity to the computer allowing it to work properly and these units are considered crucial if you own a computer. There are many facts about PSU’s that not many people know about and this article is going to elaborate on some facts about computer power supply units.

The life span of the device is measured in mean time between failures. Higher mean time between failures is always preferred since they ensure a long life span. Power supplies often last lesser then what the manufactures suggest. While an ordinary computer PSU has a life span of 100,000 operating house, some PSU’s have a life span of 200,000 operating house. These numbers are rough estimates of the life of these units and due to various factors the life span of a power supply unit can be reduced by 50{90c905eaca51001bdd05d2b9e50215b66b04dff3fb532a24d541d876dbf9d189}.

A computer power supply that has sleeved cable looks aesthetically pleasing. Sleeved cables are easier to clean and maintain hence they are preferred by many people. These sleeved cables also prevent detrimental effects on air flow hence they are often recommended over normal cables.

A greater power capacity that is greater output wattage is not always good and ideally a computer power supply unit should have a wattage that is not too low or too high. Extremely high output is usually of no use and extremely low wattage units do not function optimally. Greater output wattage does not ensure that the extra electricity is used for high end graphic cards.

A good computer PSU should supply adequate electricity to all the parts of the computer and not to just one specific part. A good power supply unit should have added features like short circuit protection, under voltage protection, over voltage protection, over temperature protection and over current protection.…

H2H – Human to Human Social Selling Strategies

Many professionals in sales and marketing today have been charmed and persuaded to believe that success in today’s hyper-competitive business climate is predicated by how many digitized B2B or B2C contacts you have? Successful sales and marketing is simply not defined by the sheer numbers of Twitter followers, LinkedIn connections, Facebook likes and Instagram followers one has. Feeding these purported “must update” social channels and checking them 12 times per day can be mind-numbing, boring and counter-productive.

But you can enhance the “social selling experience” with people by following a few of the suggestions I am presenting in this article. I have been utilizing various social media channels for the past decade to leverage my sales and marketing footprint, but doing so to create a genuine and rich experience for the individual.

How sales professionals think about and utilize and execute social selling strategies for a competitive advantage will ultimately determine their success. The future of sales today relies on one’s ability to engage with qualified people (human to human) in an authentic and personal way. We want to build these relationships that are more human, more real and more valuable.

All businesses and working professionals are time-starved and do not and should not waste time on non-productive sales and marketing practices. Before you embark on a social selling/marketing initive, you should define what is the goal of utilizing these social media channels? Part of any good business plan is a well developed, practical and creative marketing plan. This includes digital marketing, search engine optimization (SEO), pay per click (PPC), content management, reputation management and video optimization. These are the primary areas to consider in your digital marketing plan. The old business adage, “if it can’t be measured, it can’t be managed”, is even more relevant today.

These key performance indicators (KPI’S) should be linked to key business, sales and marketing metrics to ensure success and adequate ROI for senior management to make well-informed business decisions.

The real challenges for sales people in social selling/marketing are:

– Marketing automation and having the right technology stack in place

– Seamless integration of existing and future technologies to the “tech stack”

– Aligning compelling content that will resonate with each constituent group and facilitate a conversion to a goal, e.g. Completion of a contact us form, email or phone call.

– Aligning content to business and revenue goals.

– Understanding how content strategy can scale to meet the companies needs over time.

I submit to you and invite you to consider that the power and reach of a well developed and executed social selling plan can pay huge dividends. Initially, it will take more time and effort as you launch your plan/campaign, but after launch, it should not take more than 30 minutes per day to manage and feed. And before you know it you will be connecting more effectively and easily with an H2H (human to human) social selling approach.…

Easy Access To Electronic Medical Records With EMR Software Development

Picking up your medical record from one doctor, and then handing it over to another can be quite a pain and only a person who has gone through the situation understands the criticality in this phase. Besides making payments for the copying of the record, a patient would even be forced to file in an application asking for the record, collecting the record himself from the clinic, and then submitting it to the other place again by hand.

With the world moving so fast and science improving dramatically day by day, no one can afford to waste his time over such unimportant matters. Everyone wants to get his job done pretty quickly and that too without going through all the troubles of collecting, and submitting these documents manually.

If you are one of the victims of the above situation, we have good news for you. With the merge of IT Field in Medical Science, it’s now possible to solve all your previous troubles with a simple swipe on your PC.

Electronic Medical Records: What they actually are?

“Electronic” seems to be a small word in front of “Medical Records”, but it is this word which has completely bypassed the era of traditional medical records on paper.

The online software maintains a record of information linked with a patient like his medical history, billing data, notes from the physician, and much more. Gone are the days when you had to spend a lot of unwanted time, money, as well as efforts to get what you needed.

Its technological era now and everything seems to be available online. The software is being widely used in hospitals, clinics, as well as in small medical practices.

Implementation of such a piece not only saves ample time involved in preparing offline records, but also helps in maintaining a better, and transparent relationship with the patient.

Healthcare EMR Software Development Solutions:

Healthcare allows for better billing, efficient messaging, and above all easy recording of the patient’s data. The software can be used for a better integration of lab tests and their results, providing e-prescriptions, as well as charting and scheduling of patient’s appointment with the doctor. A wide number of healthcare clinics are using this software for the innumerable advantages hidden beneath it.

The software is not just limited to providing online records, but it also helps doctors from all over the world to study special cases.

The application allows patients in farther areas to receive medical advices from the experts to carry out self-tests, or receive online prescription advices. Special patients needing critical care can now easily be treated by professional teams of doctors over the globe improving the coordination, and reducing diagnostic errors.

Besides getting the expert help, a patient can even cut down the costly medical readmissions he would have to bear on admitting into some hospital.

The phase of change between the paper records to electronic records has taken us another step further in the medical field. More than 50 percent of …

Cost Effective BPO-SEO Activities to Apply For 2011 Internet Marketing

Let's admit it. We can not help the lure of e-commerce. And since the possibility of butthead heads with thousands of aspiring and established entrepreneurs, many today still find it appealing to engage in online marketing. Maybe it's because of the prospect of a huge ROI or the thrill of starting something worthwhile without having to spend a lot that encourage the rise in statistic. Well, whatever it is, it's clear that this new business trend will not show signs of decreasing any time soon. And moreover, the outrsource IT to Philippines operations that support it.

So while there is the availability of cost-effective BPO providers who are willing to make your internet marketing endeavors less complicated, you should at least know what you would have them do to give more value to your investments this 2011.

1. Blogging
No, this does not only refer to your ordinary content creation blogging. In 2011, this will already be strongly associated with SEO friendly technical writing that allows businessmen to interest both the readers and search engines in their company. This also involves other link building activities that sets the blog site up with more influence and more traffic – for example blog commentary and microblogging. Now, in building up content, one can consider writing up about interviews or featuring other known blogs or bloggers so as to make the page more informative and authoritative.

2. Social Media
In 2010, it was all about social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. In 2011, Orkut, Jaiku, LinkedIn, Plurk, and even Skype, along with other communication mediums, will dominate the social networking scene in terms of building contacts and presenting products and services. Video marketing will also become a big part of the web 2.0 social media link building strategy with businesses preferring to stream their video ads on free sites and making it potentially viral than pay television display. Social networking is actually great to use in promoting a business as it exposes it to a network that is made viable for patronization. It also allows businesses to be visible for real-time researchers. And finally, it also allows users to build up and expand their network so they can reach more people and generate more leads.

3. Distribution of information
It was only in 2010 when this particular SEO activity was given notice. In 2011, the attention will be further supplemented with the creation of lists, case studies, tutorials, ebooks, reviews, overviews and creative media. These will not only be attractive to searchers and search engines because of their content worth. They will also be helpful in boosting the reliability and authority of the site that it is endorsing or is its source.

Just to be clear, search engine optimization is one of the most sought after outsourced marketing services as it allows websites to boost their traffic, visibility, and credibility to the public without having to use tedious, expensive, time-limited and obviously propaganda-driven marketing Logos and ads. It also helps them present …

Revealing The Top 5 UX Design Trends To Follow In 2017

Fads are meant to fade. Trends make entry to exit. Being concerned with the similar fashion, it becomes gruesome to follow the hierarchy of elements that binds a rudimentary design. Since 2017 is on the tip, and web design industry is also ready with the key changes and updates to roll out in the successful year. Here is the list aggregating the User Interface UI design trends that will make the developers think twice before using. Take a sneak peek.

  1. ODD COLORS AND BOLD TYPOGRAPHY

This year we all have used and seen the domination of super rich and bold color tones brightening up the user interfaces, the penchant of these vibrant hues has even confirmed its effortless presence in the leading year, theby, opening the gateways for more bright interfaces, Vivid color palettes, duotones and bold gradients in UIs.

Additionally, Typography is accentuating the tones and styles of the websites by giving the websites a personality. Prediction reveals 2017 will pick up handcrafted types in designs.

  1. MOBILE-FIRST DESIGN

Although mobile-first or responsive design is something which has been around for a few years, what we predict to see over the coming year is an even bigger uptake of responsive with the backing of progressive web apps and accelerated web pages.

Note: Progressive Web Apps describes a collection of technologies, design concepts, and Web APIs that work in tandem to provide an app-like experience on the mobile web.

  1. BESPOKE ILLUSTRATIONS

Forget the days when one had to search stock images, videos, and icons to convey a product functionality or service explanation. Today customers and users seek authenticity and immaculateness from the brands they use.

Infographics, vertical scrolling, icons, animated elements, and bespoke illustrations, creative visuals which are playful and friendly enough to add an element of fun while maintaining the authenticity.

  1. VIDEO WILL RULE

A moving image immediately grabs the users' attention, taking them across the brands constructed message and story. Video is a versatile medium that plays a role of conduit in story-telling, marketing and vlogging. Above all, there is no need to read, search, or scroll for the information with it. It is dynamic and engaging.

  1. RAPID PROTOTYPING

Rapid prototyping is the process of quickly mocking up the future state of a system, be it a website or application, and validating it with the client and leaderer team of users, stakeholders, web developers and UI designers. Adopting this method saves hours of work and rapidly and iteratively generates feedback in the process, improving the final design and reducing the need for changes during development.

So, basically you will see a shift from prototyping to rapid prototyping, thereby, eliminating any pressing setbacks in the project.

All in all, there will be hundreds of trends going at this time in order to chase the clean web design movement of 2017. The proliferation of mobile and tablet devices which screen sizes uses to dictate simpler navigation and layout options will now be more simplified To deliver the subdued experience to the …

Advantages of Online Art Galleries

People are generally too busy these days to do even routine tasks and just want to rush back home after work to relax. One has to be an art enthusiast to spare time to visit an exhibition. Moreover, if there are two or more exhibitions at the same time, you will rarely be able to attend both, no matter how much you wish you could. Obviously, you would have to give one exhibition a miss and find solace in the joys of the other.

Thankfully, purchasing methods for art have evolved over the centuries. Today, cyberspace is the most popular and the latest platform for art browsing, auctioning, selling, and of course buying. For the modern art buyer, it is very exciting to move around online art galleries.

Art lovers have the opportunity to see many more pieces and to appreciate them at their own leisure rather than visiting a traditional gallery. There is also the advantage of discretion on an auction and sale websites as it is much easier to make a bid and to buy an item. Generally, the rules for selling and purchasing remain the same, but the purchaser should be internet-savvy to understand the system properly. Every online gallery provides useful tips for buying and selling, even if you are new to the process.

A large number of quality artworks is received by the galleries from across the world. Superb works from renowned artists that will increase the range of your collection are easily obtainable. The purchase would take place directly between the buyer and the seller, but galleries also provide assistance to obtain artwork directly from the artists. Their website links and email addresses are noted under their respective works.

Get yourself listed with the gallery so that they can send you updated emails of future events. Previews of an artist’s work can also be forwarded through email so you can have a look at some pieces at your leisure. A full record of earlier exhibitions and paintings is also maintained for your reference. In the event of exhibitions being held simultaneously, you can go online to find out where and how you can attend these exhibitions in person. These online websites allow you to surf at your convenience and, after all, an online art gallery does not have a closing time.

The possibility of dealing with fake art pieces is less likely because you are dealing with artists directly and many of these artists have their own websites where they exhibit their work. Because of the advantages posed by the Internet, auction houses have their online galleries with artworks of renowned artists. Throughout the world, a large number of people visit these galleries every day, giving artists more exposure and making it possible for artists to be contacted by prospective buyers on an international level. Online galleries are also optimized so that search engines can locate the artists and exhibits without difficulty.

When a deal is finalized, artworks are usually delivered directly to buyers …

Importance of Apps on the PC

Technology has influenced each and every life. This has become an integral part of almost every person that we meet or come across every day. In fact, its effects are quite visible in the commercial and industrial areas. Everything in the world from economy to entertainment, from the sports to stock market all detailed information are available to us through laptops and desktops.

Have you ever wondered how these personal computers have become so important? The massive importance of computers has been achieved by the implementing the web applications into the computers. This can be availed by the users both through the browser and the client based applications.

What are these web applications?

A very important part of today’s life is the World Wide Web. If you want to know anything about the world we are just a click away from it. This has become so easy because of the presence of internet. The medium trough which this information is transferred is commonly called web application or app.

How are the apps helpful for PC?

The apps are helpful in many ways and have made the functioning of the PC grow. Some of the ways are-

• The portals from which we chat with our friends by creating IDs are web applications that help people to stay connected no matter where they are.

• Another creativity of this world is the video calling app that not only connects people, but also enhances their conversation experience. This is done by giving them face to face talking experience in real time.

• Fast and easy communication is ensured by emails. An ID should be created here to send emails to the people one wants to communicate with.

• The users are given the chance of editing information if they find something irrelevant. Similar chances are provided in Wikipedia and other such information based sites.

• In the case of social media and blogging where the individual user are given the power to include their own material or writings. This can be effective done through computers.

Although all of these are very easy to use, but the making of it is not so easy. Several software and tools are used to design them and give them the present shape. Thus the way to use each application may vary from one to another. Whatever it may be, it should be accepted that all these developments and innovations have made the internet easier, like the way it is today.…

A How to on Creating an Article Site Using Joomla

This Article presumes fundamental knowledge of Joomla. A working installation of Joomla is required.

Let's say you need – or just want – to create a site just like EzineArticles or similar. If you are keen on using a more generic CMS, and not an article-site targeted script, you might think about using Joomla. That is always a good choice.

If you tried to use Joomla as it is, with the default Article Management you will soon feel its limitations, there are some flaws that will hinder you to manage your site like a professional Article publishing Webservice.

1. You have to make the users Editors. Regular users (Registered) do not have the right to create Articles. You have to make them manually editors. This might work for some website concepts, but for most an automation would be welcome.

2. Users Can not View their submitted content. There is no list of submitted articles.

3. Administrators do not get any notification per email when a new Article was submitted.

4. Users do not get an email notification when their articles got approved and published

5. Users do not get a message or notification when their Article is NOT approved.

6. Article Submitting interface is confusing and rather complicated for novice users and users not used to Joomla interface. There are some features that are not needed in a regular article based website. For instance the whole mosimage concept is merely a pain for a regular user, since no webmaster in the right mind would allow any user to upload media on their server. Also the whole image embedding concept that Joomla uses is not very intuitive for the first time user.

7. The most annoying part of the whole Article Management process is the approving system of Joomla. By default there is no way to filter the unpublished content or even to have the latest submitted articles first. Imagine you have hundreds of articles already submitted by users and around 10 submitted a day. To find these and to check the contents you have to search after the title or somehow narrow the list.

8. There is no way to have a reject-edit-republish workflow. That means if your user publishes an article that you then reject, there is now mechanism to ensure that the user has received a feedback on his mistakes so he posted the article and resubmit it. This is a major flaw in the article concept of any respectable article publishing website.

Looking for overcoming these shortcomings of Joomla we tried to find a set of components that allow you to complete these tasks and use the standard Joomla article Management. We do not tried out core hacks or similar since these are hard to maintain to the latest version of Joomla and also could interfere with other components that are vital for a good Joomla Website (Community Builder, etc)

We looked in several resources in the hope to find an integrated solution for our problems. We …