:: Businesses Going Green
A business that makes the decision
to be environmentally-conscious will often promote
goodwill among potential customers, while making
the world a better place for future generations.
Many businesses hesitate to adopt green practices
because they fear it will hurt their bottom
line and negatively impact profits. But many
eco-conscious businesses discover that they
can actually save money and bring in new customers
who specifically patronize companies that actively
make an effort to be environmentally friendly.
Many customers may even be willing to pay a
bit more for a product or service from a company
that is green.
:: Internet Issues
Raised with Jackson Death
The internet suffered a number of slowdowns
as people the world over rushed to verify accounts
of the death of Michael Jackson. Search giant
Google confirmed to the BBC that when the news
first broke it feared it was under attack.
Millions of people who searched for the stars
name on Google News were greeted with an error
page. It warned users your query looks similar
to automated requests from a computer virus
or spyware application.
:: Twitter Tips
Here are my Twitter Tips:
#1. Choose an avatar that incorporates your
personality, use an eye catching image that
will draw positive attention.
#2. Understand the Twitter culture before you
#3. Tweet on a regular basis.
According to PC Mag these are the tips they
provide for beginners:
Shrink Your URLs
RT = Retweet
Use the @ Sign
Search For Your Friends
Categorize Your Tweets for Added Exposure
Tweet from Your Phone
Pick a Good Desktop Client
Download a Mobile Client
:: ABCs of RSS
of RSS Feeds - Implementing RSS (Really
Simple Syndication) can be aided by an understanding
of the terms relating to RSS. Learn the ABCs
:: Establish a New Look
Find a Logo
for your business. This website contains a variety
logos for building brand.
:: Tips for Creating
Powerful PowerPoint Presentations
Presentations are an integral and important
part of any business. Whether designed for training
purposes, introducing new products, or discussing
corporate hierarchy, PowerPoint presentations
serve a valuable purpose in both the business
world and in the educational fields. In order
to maximize a presentation's impact, it needs
to be polished and well executed. The following
tips can aid you in taking your PowerPoint presentation
to the next level.
for Creating Powerful PowerPoint Presentations
:: Local Search Practices
It is often important for small businesses
to perform well in local sarch results. Check
out this tutorial on Local
Search Ranking Factors.
:: Men Less Security
Savvy than Women
When it comes to online security, men
are less savvy than women, according to PC Tools.
Research by the security firm revealed that
47 percent of men use the same passwords when
signing up to online banking and shopping facilities,
compared to just 26 percent of women.
:: Tripping Up Wikipedia
GrayWolf posted an interesting article
:: Time Management
Managing your time and using it wisely
is a journey, and not something that can be
easily mastered overnight. Implementing a plan
will help, but it is not going to be a sure
cure. Time management requires a significant
amount of self-discipline.
Here are some tips to assist you with time management...
:: Time Wasted?
Spending more time on social networks
and blogs? You are not alone, with the latest
figures showing the number of minutes spent
on social networking sites in the United States
has almost doubled over the past year.
Nielsen Online, which measures web traffic,
said the number of minutes on social networks
in the United States rose 83 percent in April
from the same month a year ago, but found users
were quick to move on and sites could quickly
fall from favor.
Nielsen Online spokesman Jon Gibs said a major
trend had been the continuing popularity of
Facebook, which has more than 200 million active
members and has become so mainstream it now
hosts Pope Benedict and a list of world leaders.
:: Website Review
Webinar - 2
Due to the overwhelming popularity
and success of the previous Website Review Webinar
there will be another. Subjects covered include
the initial impression created by a website,
structure, navigation, communication, SEO setup
and more. The Web Critique Webinar will take
place: Tuesday June 23rd at 12:00 EST. Sign-up
:: Starting a New Business?
Starting a new business?
a Domain Name and How
to Select a Company or Product Name
Large collection of professional
PowerPoint Templates for speakers, students
and educators. Search for PowerPoint templates
using keywords or navigate categories to find
templates of interest.
:: Student Discount Available
at Software Industry Conference
Discount for Software Industry Conference in
Boston MA July 16-18th. Only $50.00 with
student ID normally $249.00! Educational sessions
for software developers and marketers.
:: What Are Sound
Learn the ins and outs of using a sound
effect to polish your presentation or podcast.
What Is A Sound Effect?
A sound effect is a ready-made sound for podcasters
or producers. Typically, podcasters need to
only incorporate the sound into their production
for instant success. This can be done with various
editors running in a very short amount of time.
Sound Effects make the creation of a podcast
easier and professional. Sound effects are usually
easy to edit and customize using any sound editor,
occasionally more sophisticated sound require
Examples of sound effects can be found at Digital
Are Sound Effects?
:: Tips for Public Speaking
Presentations can be a great way to
attract new business, simply by making yourself
more well-known. However, nerves can often get
in the way of entrepreneurs who want to use
speaking opportunities to develop their business.
Follow these steps to overcome nerves and make
a powerful presentation during your public speaking
for Public Speaking and Presenting
:: How Do I Promote
There are a variety of things you can
do to promote your podcast and increase its
Do I Promote Podcasts?
:: Credit Cards and Small
Common small-business wisdom holds
that you should separate your personal credit-card
expenses from your company credit-card expenses.
But will that truly be in your best interest
-- no pun intended -- when President Barack
Obama signs into law today the Credit Card Accountability
Responsibility and Disclosure Act?