Quality Search Engine Optimization Companies


There’s nothing like being able to find a cheap SEO service that actually works. I can’t even begin to count the number of times that i have been burned by an SEO company that promised great results returning with nothing to show for the money that I paid. At least, not in any meaningful way. When you’re paying something like $500 a year for search engine optimization services, you really should get more for your money instead of a couple of keywords that have been brought up to top 20 ranking. That’s not the kind of service I want.

I want a service that’s cheap and I want it to have a reliable network. Continue reading

I Needed to Have More Fans and Plays


I have been posting my music to the Reverbnation website for a couple of years. I was slowly gaining fans, but my numbers were still bleak compared to others who started posting just recently. Some of the songs that I listened to were not that good either, at least not compared to what I do, and I knew that I had to do something different to get more fans and plays on the site. I was not sure how to do this though, so I did a search for buy Reverbnation plays. I figured there had to be a company out there that could help me with this, but I was surprised to see just how many there are. Continue reading

Buying Twitter Followers to Improve My Numbers


I know a lot of companies use Twitter to move their products, and I am no different in that respect. I don’t have a physical product though. Mine is simply a blog that I write every day. I make no money off of the people who read it, but I do make money from the advertisers who post on my blog page. Because of this, I knew that I had to build up my following on all social media sites. The one I had the most trouble with was Twitter, but then I found I could buy twitter followers.

I had not used Twitter a lot up to that point. It was not because I didn’t like the platform, because I actually do now that I have used it a good bit. I just didn’t know enough about it. I knew that I had to show a loyal following already before others would take me serious there. It just made sense, because I would be the same way with someone I was going to follow. Continue reading

Got a Job for an Album Cover


Popularity Contest Now On DatPiffI was sitting in the library today when this guy came up. I did not know who he was, but he knew me. I had been working for a guy who emcees parties around here. He wanted to buy datpiff views and promote his mix tapes, but he needed to have a cover to go on his mix tape. It was a simple job. I did it in about an hour and a half without any difficulty. I charged the guy very little. In fact he gave me thirty bucks and a twelve pack of craft beer. He tried to argue that Pabst Blue Ribbon was a craft beer, but that was not our deal and I got him to get me a 12 pack of some really great India Pale Ale from the grocery store on Walker Avenue, they have a huge selection of really good beer on sale there.

At any rate this guy liked the album cover, even though I did not think it was a very good design. Continue reading

Corporations on Social Media: Great for Consumers?


These days, companies really can’t afford not to have a social media presence. At least, that’s what they say, so I went looking to see whether I could find companies who had one. Did you know that LinkedIn has a Facebook page? That impressed me in a strange way. And of course, I was able to find behemoths like Walmart, category killers like Walgreens, and consultancies like mandrien on twitter.

Personally, I like that they’re all there. Not so much because, hey, I have a Facebook page or a Twitter account and this makes those companies Just Like Me. No, more because this means they care enough that if I wanted to talk to them, or even just was bothered enough by their service, or their competitors’, I feel like they would make a point of noticing my complaint or my interest.

It’s like complaining about a business on Yelp, but you often get even faster response times, from what I hear. For example, a friend of mine had some issue with a Walgreens pharmacy in her city. They must have had one of their customers’ phone numbers wrong, because they kept calling her whenever that other person’s prescription was ready. She doesn’t take any medication regularly, so this eventually got her annoyed enough that she mentioned it in a Tweet. Not one to Walgreens (she didn’t even know they were on Twitter), just one to her friends.

She told me that the company’s Twitter account sent her a Tweet within about 10 minutes and had the problem fixed for her later that day. It’s not remotely possible that that would happen just by writing a company anymore, is it? I don’t believe so. Heck, I was impressed that it happened at all.

If that’s the brave new frontier that companies are willing to broach when they come to Twitter and Facebook and other places that their customers hang out, I think it’s a great thing. We all deserve customer service like that, and I like to think that companies will only come to socialize with us this way if they’re prepared to give it!

Tips on Setting Up a Solid LinkedIn Profile


Social media is exploding, and LinkedIn is one of the best sites when it comes to making professional connections with others. However, many people aren’t sure how to set up their page to maximize the effect their profile can have. It is always a good idea to look at an example of how someone else has set up their page; it can help you to craft something, with your own spin, that is professional and noteworthy. The Rusty Solomon linkedin site is a great page to look at, both as an example of how to set up a Linkedin page and a good reference for consulting work.

In addition to using an example, remember that keywords are your best friend. Prior to filling out your page, think about what keywords are important to you and your business. Continue reading

Visualtour Rolls Out Agentedge Marketing Solution

For the first time ever, we are seeing more than half of our traffic come from mobile devices and knew that we needed a true mobile marketing platform for our customers, states Steven Jarrell, President of VisualTour. The Social Media Suite allows customers to build a strong social network and automate important property marketing information to their clients. Traditional marketing such as open houses and yard signs are no longer enough to satisfy clients. Todays consumers expect social media to be part of the marketing plan that you bring to your listing presentation, says Sriyah Bissoon, Social Media & Marketing Manager of VisualTour. The Media Studio makes it easy to create engaging visual content designed to generate leads with photos, videos, voice narratives, text descriptions, floor plans, mapping, flyers and more. The Automation Engine saves time with automated tools so real estate professionals can focus more of their time on meeting the needs of their customers. Every agent has their own preference for creating visual content such as doing it themselves, hiring a professional, or using our auto creation service, says Steven Jarrell.
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Comparing Auto Insurance Quotes Made With Ease By A Newly Designed Theme On CarInsuranceQuotesInfo.com

“We help national brands lock up local markets in a digital world.” -Sean Johnson, CEO of Deliver Media Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 25, 2014 Deliver Media, a Tampa based full-service marketing agency, launched their new website that showcases the many additional services the company now offers from their merge with Image Forward last spring. Deliver Media offers a variety of traditional and digital marketing services from targeted postcard marketing and direct mail campaigns, website development, search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), content creation (blogs, articles, press releases), video marketing, social media management, and reputation management. One of the services that is newly advertised on the website is the companys ifSocial tool, which is a unique social media management software that offers franchises and multi-location businesses an easy way to manage and monitor their social media accounts. ifSocial has custom-built randomization and localization tools that take one message and customize it for each separate location profile. All it takes is one click for the post to reach multiple locations. Deliver Media is also a certified Google Partner, meaning that all of their Marketing Specialists are trained in Google AdWords to maximize the effectiveness of client SEO and SEM campaigns. To help secure higher page ranks on major search engines, the company offers pay-per-click (PPC) management.
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fishbat CEO Clay Darrohn Explains How Facebook Honors User Experience With ‘Say Thanks’ Video – Yahoo Finance

(PRWEB) November 25, 2014 CarInsuranceQuotesInfo.com is an online insurance brokerage website that specializes in offering free auto insurance quotes for cheap auto insurance. Clients can now compare multiple car insurance policies on the homepage or on any webpage or blog page existent on CarInsuranceQuotesInfo.com. The website bears an easy-to-use user interface that helps visitors to surface and click on it without having to go on many other webpages to compare quotes. In order to do that visitors need to input their zip code and click the Get the Quote button. What the ZIP code does is to provide to the website details about the visitors current location for the reason that it is imperative to do that when comparing auto insurance quotes. Auto insurance rates may vary more or less from state to state or because of some states have different auto legislations than others. The car insurance quotes are generated in an instant and the access is free and unlimited for the entire website. In case clients need to be informed or guided throughout the process of auto insurance quotes comparison or general details about auto insurance they can read very informative content on the Blog Section. CarInsuranceQuotesInfo.com is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes.
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California-based Pala tribe becomes first to launch Internet gambling site in New Jersey | Star Tribune

“User experience should be important for every type of business,” he says. “Facebook’s ‘Say Thanks’ video works because it’s relevant and timely with Thanksgiving approaching this week. However, it also shows how involved Facebook is with its users. Facebook knows what they like, and how to provide them with new ways to use the platform. This is a classic example of how big businesses succeed in creating products or services with the users and customers in mind.” Darrohn advises more businesses to focus on user experience.
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Deliver Media Launches New Website Showcasing New Digital Marketing Services

PalaCasino.com started taking bets Saturday morning, said Jim Ryan, CEO of Pala Interactive, the tribe’s Internet gambling arm. “We had a solid weekend and we have yet to start marketing,” he told The Associated Press Monday. “We believe we are breaking into the New Jersey market at the perfect time.” The tribe’s entry into New Jersey’s online market comes at the anniversary of Internet gambling, which has not produced nearly the amount of revenue state officials had hoped. When it began on Nov. 25, 2013, New Jersey officials were projecting a $1 billion a year industry in its first year; to date, only about a tenth of that, or $111 million, has been won online by the casinos. The tribe, which runs the Pala Casino and Spa in San Diego County, California, is using one of the Borgata’s online gambling licenses. Like other New Jersey Internet gambling providers, it can only take bets from customers within New Jersey’s borders. It plans to launch an online poker site in the first quarter of 2015.
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Superb Internet And Onapp Launch Turn-key Cloudpod Service To Accelerate Cloud Services Provisioning

Building out the right combination of hardware, infrastructure, connectivity and cloud software; not to mention finding the right data centers and network to partner with, was, to say the least, daunting, if not impossible, for many providers. According to Superb Internets SVP of Marketing, Curtis R. Curtis, Now thanks to the sophisticated CloudPOD offering from Superb Internet, that combines the unique OnApp cloud platform with Superbs powerful IaaS infrastructure, worldwide exclusive rights to the cutting edge 10 Gigabit Ethernet surpassing InfiniBand technology, and industry-leading high availability coast-to-coast IP backbone, service provides can significantly accelerate their delivery of cloud services, no longer losing out to other larger providers that were able to build their own cloud services. Superbs OnApp CloudPOD IaaS service offers service providers with such benefits as a fast , proven way to bring cloud hosting to their customers, beat their competitors using obsolete and costly centralized storage technology thanks to OnApps highly efficient distributed storage running on Superbs exclusive InfiniBand network which greatly outperforms 10 Gigabit Ethernet, and to be live and selling services with pay-as-you-go or plan-based billing in as little as three days. The Superb CloudPOD service is backed by the very best high availability SLA in the industry, where the 100% uptime and zero packet loss is not only guaranteed, but actually delivered. Even the most demanding enterprise and government client base will have all of its compliance needs met due to Superbs comprehensive certifications, compliances and audits, which include not only SSAE-16 (SOC-1), PCI-DSS and ITIL, but also the most sought-after International certifications: ISO 27001:2013 (Information Security Management) & ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management). Best of all, Superbs unique lease-to-own model, as opposed to the typical rent forever model practiced by the competition, saves its customers up to 80% per month starting in their second year, as its lease-to-own customers only pay the colocation fees second year and on, when they own the hardware leased.
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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Netflix, Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon.com – Yahoo Finance

Affiliate Marketing Agency We provide complimentary website reviews, free content, helpful affiliate marketing articles we have written, 24/7 affiliate support, and one-on-one online marketing phone calls. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 Following an in-depth vendor analysis, client evaluation, and program review, Topseos, the independent authority on digital agency vendors, announced recently that Experience Advertising Inc., was named #1 on their list of best affiliate marketing management agencies for November 2014. Experience Advertising, Inc. has garnered national attention since 2007 for their award-winning Internet marketing management services which include: affiliate management (OPM), social media management, SEO, SEM (Google AdWords and BingAds search engine management), conversion rate optimization, visitor re-targeting, customer referral programs, data monetization, and email marketing. Well-known in the industry for the effectiveness of their proactive affiliate recruiting and publisher development services, Experience Advertising, Inc. was awarded high marks for the innovative and creative methods used to deliver prompt and essential affiliate messaging and support. “It’s imperative that our affiliate marketers be given immediate access to our affiliate programs’ latest promotions and deals, while also being provided copious amounts of helpful affiliate marketing resources and strategies that can help them execute their best online marketing and social media plans, which not only benefits our clients but also maximizes their affiliate commissions,” stated Evan Weber, CEO at Experience Advertising, Inc. Weber continues, “We provide the best affiliate support in the industry because we are able to actually help our affiliates become better affiliates. We provide complimentary website reviews, free content, helpful affiliate marketing articles we have written, 24/7 affiliate support, and one-on-one online marketing phone calls. We are the only affiliate management agency to my knowledge that delivers that level of affiliate marketer support and training on a daily basis.” Experience Advertising prides itself on building strong relationships with all of their agency’s affiliates and clients.
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Experience Advertising has been Ranked the Top Affiliate Marketing Agency for November 2014

( NXPI ) creates solutions that enable secure connections for a smarter world. Building on its expertise in High Performance Mixed Signal electronics, NXP is driving innovation in the automotive, identification and mobile industries, and in application areas including wireless infrastructure, lighting, healthcare, industrial, consumer tech and computing. NXP has operations in more than 25 countries, and posted revenue of $4.82 billion in 2013. Find out more at www.nxp.com . About Quintic Founded in Silicon Valley, and with offices in multiple locations in China, Quintic is the supplier of QBlue, a world class Bluetooth Low Energy product line. Leveraging their expertise in ultra-low power and high performance RF IC design, Quintic is delivering leading wireless connectivity and control solutions for consumer electronics, wearable devices and their peripherals. Forward-looking Statements This document includes forward-looking statements which include statements regarding NXP’s business strategy, financial condition, results of operations and market data, as well as other statements that are not historical facts.
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NXP Semiconductors Acquires Wearable and Bluetooth Low Energy IC Business of Quintic – Yahoo Finance

The show was slated to release a day after Thanksgiving. Cosbys publicist stated that he agreed with the decision. Also, the declaration by Nielsen to track viewership details of companies like Netflix and Amazon.com in the near future could be held responsible for the share price decline. To date, Netflix had kept all details pertaining to its viewership details concealed from public. Hence, Nielsens proposal did not go down well with its shareholders as was proven by the decline in share prices. Going ahead, we believe the full six episodes of the 30-minute show I’m Sorry You Feel That Way by American stand-up comedian Bill Burr scheduled to be aired on Netflix in 2015 would be a major positive for the company. Netflix has already aired a host of comedy shows this year such as Jim Jefferiess Bare, Chelsea Handlers comedy show Uganda Be Kidding Me Live and Chelsea Perettis One of the Greats. Further, another major event to look out for is Netflixs debut in Australia and New Zealand.
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THAT Agency Hires New Search Engine Marketing Manager

We are excited to welcome Elea Kabaluk to THAT Agency, says Bill Teubner, President of THAT Agency. She brings a wealth of knowledge to our SEM team, her strategies and industry background are in perfect alignment with THAT Agencys. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) November 24, 2014 THAT Agency ( http://www.THATAgency.com ), a fast-growing Internet marketing firm that caters to small- and mid-sized business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) companies, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Elea Kabaluk to the role of Search Engine Marketing Manager. Kabaluk has worked on both the client side with GlassesUSA, an Optimax company, and on the agency side most recently with Cendyn/ONE. Elea has managed campaigns for top clients in the travel and hotel industry many of which, can be found on the fortune 500. I am eager to jump on board here at THAT Agency! I look forward to expanding my knowledge in different avenues of digital marketing, and know that my history in e-commerce and hospitality marketing will bring a lot to the table. Lets get ready expand our reach and grow together! said Kabaluk. About THAT Agency THAT Agency is a full-service digital design agency whose focus is all about their clients. THAT Agency understands that for their clients to meet and exceed their business goals, they need to reach their customers where they live, work and play, and that means reaching customers in all environments at any time. THAT Agencys clientele consist of companies from all walks of life-from Fortune 100 corporations to businesses just starting out. With expertise in digital marketing strategies, web design and development, social media marketing and search engine marketing.
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Seo Training Online Schedule For February, 2015, Announced By Jm Internet Group

Targeted Ads? TV Can Do That

We will have a fully revised curriculum for 2015. To learn more SEO training class offerings, please visit http://www.jm-seo.org . There, in addition to information on the search engine optimization training offerings, one can also view the course schedule ( http://www.jm-seo.org/courses/class-schedule/ ). Class starts on February 17, 2015. What is SEO and Why It Matters for Small Businesses Many small businesses in states like New York or California live and die based on their performance on Google and Bing.
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JM Internet Group - Social Media Training

has sprung up to apply the lessons of Big Data to television. As the rise of digital and mobile advertising threatens to yank ad dollars from the big cable companies and broadcasters, networks and marketers hope the new technologies will have the ability to leverage huge databases on what products consumers buy and which obscure shows they watch, making the television ad landscape more like the online one. If you can do this now with television, you prevent people from moving to what they consider to be a more measurable approach, said David Poltrack, chief research officer for broadcaster CBS Corp. Choice Hotels uses Simulmedia, an advertising-measurement company that collects set-top box data for 50 million Americans to help companies target consumers watching long-tail cable inventory, that is, shows that are generally cheaper than prime-time hits but carry niche viewers. Good Morning America, for example, sells 30-second spots for about $43,000, compared with $650 for an ad on Animal Planet during the early morning, when Big Cat Diary airs, according to media cost forecasting firm SQAD. Choice Hotels spends 5% to 10% of its TV ad dollars buying these kinds of data-targeted audiences, according to Robert McDowell, senior vice president of marketing and distribution. The reason? A show like Good Morning America offers a mass audience, but targeted buys like Big Cat Diary add some precision.
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Cleveland preps for fastest Internet available – Yahoo News

An announcement about the project is scheduled for Friday in Cleveland. Officials hope the availability of exponentially faster Internet service will be a catalyst for attracting startups and existing technology companies to the city’s burgeoning Health-Tech Corridor. One hundred gigabits per second is more than 300 times faster than the average download speed of residential Internet service in the U.S. The increased speed should allow health care providers and technology companies to move high-definition image files much faster than currently available speeds allow. Those involved in the project acknowledge there’s currently not much demand in Cleveland for speeds of 100 gigabits. But they say that the evolution of technology should soon make it relevant and that the network provides a strong selling point when courting companies to locate to Cleveland. The nonprofit OneCommunity worked with the city to obtain a $714,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to help pay for the $1 million project. “We’re building a network for the art of the possible,” said OneCommunity CEO Lev Gonick said. Plans call for completion of the 3-mile Internet “pipeline” between Case Western Reserve University and ideastream, Cleveland’s public radio and television organization, by next summer. Sue Workman, Case Western’s vice president of information technology services, said upgrading to a 100 gigabit network will allow for greater use of high-performance learning applications and will help feed the school’s ever-growing need for bandwidth.
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Alibaba Said To Prepare Inaugural Bond Issue For Today – Yahoo Finance

are helping to sell Alibaba’s debentures, the people said. Alibaba will be able to maintain a conservative capital structure with a strong net cash position in the next few years, while it keeps its ratio of debt to cash flow below 1.5 times, according to Fitch. Alibaba provides marketplaces for buyers and sellers, as well as services that help them conduct their businesses. Its stock has gained 60 percent since its September initial public offering, advancing to $108.82 yesterday. The company is led by billionaire Chairman Jack Ma, who founded it from his apartment in 1999 with $60,000. Its main marketplaces include Taobao, which links individual buyers and sellers, and Tmall.com, which connects retailers and consumers.
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RankingBySEO Announces Lawyer Reputation Management Service

The common denominator is that they have brought some element of value-add to the standard plain vanilla text message. For example, companies are using texts to serve as a substitute for automated customer service notifications — specifically, for secure customer service notifications. “We see companies using our system to respond to questions such as payment account status — information that is security-sensitive,” Fujita Yuhas told CRM Buyer. “We have had companies come to us asking for help in using SMS to answer these questions, but protected with two-factor authentication.” Many Different Uses SMS messaging also is playing a role in the emerging Internet of Things story. For example, oil companies are using automated SMS to alert drivers of oil tankers about the need for a refill well in advance, Fujita Yuhas said. “More customer service uses are being deployed on mobile engagement platforms,” he noted.
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SMS: It’s Not Just for Marketing Any More | Mobile CRM | E-Commerce Times


Organised by Total Telecom, the IoTAs were established to recognise innovation and excellence within the Internet of Things ecosystem. NewVoiceMedia’s cloud customer contact platform connects organisations with their customers worldwide, enabling them to deliver a personalised and unique customer experience and drive a more effective sales and marketing team. Now serving more than 300 customers in 116 countries, NewVoiceMedia is outpacing the cloud contact centre market fivefold and has doubled its number of staff over the last year to meet increased demand for its technology. Jonathan Gale, CEO of NewVoiceMedia, comments, “Were delighted that our ContactWorld technology has been recognised by IoTAs expert panel. We pride ourselves on the hard work, dedication and innovation involved in developing our market-leading cloud contact centre solutions, as they are revolutionising the customer experience. We look forward to hearing what the judges have to say”. Winners will be revealed during the Total Telecom Festival in London on 2 December that also plays host to the World Communication Awards. For further information, please visit http://www.newvoicemedia.com .
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NewVoiceMedia named as Internet of Things Awards finalist

So far, the company has successfully repaired the online reputation of many lawyers and law firms in different parts of the world, and now, it has announced a service for them separately. RankingBySEO has designed the service after doing a sincere study about the world of Internet marketing. With this service, the company would make search results favorable for lawyers by hiding the negative content being reflected in top search results and upgrading the rankings of positive posts. RankingBySEO would not offer the same service to every lawyer. Instead, the company would customize the service as per the specific requirements of the case. On being asked a question about the online lawyer reputation management service, an online reputation management professional of the company said, With this service, we will make professional life easy for those lawyers who are struggling in their careers because of negative reviews against them. About RankingBySEO: Established in 2008 and based in Delhi-NCR, RankingBySEO, a sister company of Ethane Web Technologies, an ISO 9001:2008 certified Internet marketing firm, is a leading name in the world of Internet marketing. The company provides almost the complete range of Internet marketing services including SEO, SEO reseller services, online reputation management, link building, pay per click, and guest blogging, just to name a few.
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Prismtech Recognized As “needle Mover” In Building The Internet Of Things – Yahoo Finance

Vortex builds on proven technologies to provide an efficient solution for device-to-device, device-to-cloud and cloud-to-cloud Internet scale real-time data sharing. It is a crucial enabler for systems that have to reliably and securely deliver high volumes of data with stringent end-to-end qualities-of-service (QoS); hence its suitability for delivering the right information to the right place at the right time. Were pleased and honored to be recognized as a company that is positioned to have a significant positive impact on the future of the IoT, said Steve Jennis, SVP Corporate Development at PrismTech. We tackle a significant barrier within the IoT environment by liberating the data from the devices and stovepipe infrastructure and making it available as required throughout the entire system. The Vortex platform includes Vortex Cafe for mobile phones and tablets, Vortex Lite for embedded sensors, Vortex Cloud for cloud services, Vortex Web for browsers, Vortex OpenSplice for corporate systems and Vortex Gateway for integration with third party network technologies. From a Starter Kit (Cafe, Web and tools) to the full platform suite, Vortex components are delivered in convenient and affordable development and deployment bundles to simplify the evaluation and procurement process. Vortex is available for free 30-day evaluation from PrismTechs website at: http://www.prismtech.com/vortex/software-downloads .
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Top Asian News at 1:00 a.m. GMT – Yahoo News

1. Revenue, Sales, Revenue per Visitor (RPV), Average Order Value (AOV) The most important data you can share with a client is revenue- and conversion-focused. In a perfect world we would just report return on investment (ROI) or profit per campaign and decision making would be easy. Image credit: http://www.contactprofessional.com/files/contact_professional/nodes/2014/5008/Revenue.jpg At the end of the day, if you cant prove more revenue is coming in than going out, you will ultimately get fired.
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Software AG’s Dr. John Bates to Present on Internet of Things and Marketing at Build Your Customer-Obsessed Enterprise Forum – Yahoo Finance

Bates session is titled, Future Tense: Five Ways in Which the Internet of Things Makes Marketing Smarter. Dr. Bates will lead the discussion on how IoT is revolutionizing the marketing industry. The session will discuss the creation of new possibilities derived from data collected from sensors, conversations on social channels and streamed information from mobile applications. The session will also explore real-world examples marketers face today in delivering laser-focused promotions. Likewise, the session will envision a world where predictive technologies can anticipate a customers next purchase and what technology challenges can arise in creating a hyper-connected world coupling customer preference and past transactions with current information. For more information on Forresters Forum, taking place November 18 – 19 please visit: http://www.cvent.com/events/forrester-s-forum-for-cmos-and-cios/event-summary-7ad98756969248f5b209907d7468f324.aspx About Dr. John Bates Dr. John Bates is Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer at Software AG and sits on the Technology Advisory Committee of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission. A recognized visionary and entrepreneur in the software industry, Dr.
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Autobytel to Present and Conduct One-on-One Investor Meetings at LD Micro Conference – Yahoo Finance

Human Rights Watch said in a report that such tests were a longstanding practice in Indonesia, where patriarchal attitudes and practices in the security forces are common. LONDON (AP) The United Nations Population Fund said Tuesday that changing demographics, mainly in Africa and Asia, could lead to rapid economic growth if there is sufficient investment in young people. The agency said a “demographic dividend” can happen when a country’s working age population is larger than its elderly and young populations who are dependent. BANGKOK (AP) Thai police issued arrest warrants Tuesday for two Americans who attempted to mail a preserved baby’s head, foot and other human body parts to the United States, saying the objects were stolen from a Thai medical museum. The bizarre case has quickly gained international attention, with Thai police asking Cambodian authorities to help locate the men, who traveled to the neighboring country on Sunday, and the FBI helping with the investigation in the United States. In this photo by Andy Wong, a man stacks coal briquettes, his only source of home heating, in an outer courtyard in Beijing.
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8 Metrics Clients Actually Care About – SEW


About Autobytel Inc. Autobytel Inc. provides high quality consumer leads and associated marketing services to automotive dealers and manufacturers throughout the United States and offers consumers robust and original online automotive content to help them make informed car-buying decisions. The company pioneered the automotive internet in 1995 with its flagship website www.autobytel.com and has since helped tens of millions of automotive consumers research vehicles; connected thousands of dealers nationwide with motivated car buyers; and helped every major automaker market its brand online.
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How The Big Guys Are Teaming Up With Startups

Performance Based Digital Marketing Sector Generates Strong Financial Gains with Researchers… — CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, November 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –

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If this is being accomplished in one of the most heavily regulated industries, consider the benefits large companies could reap from partnering with smaller startups as they look for new ways of developing new ideas and bringing them quickly to the market. Read More Innovate or die? The rise of intrapreneurship Startup entrepreneurs often lack the resources to scale their latest great idea and achieve global reach. But pair them with large companies and these organizations, which have been at the backbone of the global economy, become bridgemakers, delivering and accelerating smaller entrepreneurs’ access to global markets. The collaboration can help entrepreneurs gain access to foreign investment, local distribution networks in far reaches of the world and create a halo-effect of overall credibility. In return, the large companies reap the benefit of greater access to new technologies and highly skilled talent, reduced R&D costs, and the promise of innovations that will deliver new revenue streams. One example of such collaboration was when the U.S. behemoth GE teamed up with Quirky, a well-funded start-up for crowdsourced inventions, to create a platform named Wink.
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Arrayent Opens European Headquarters in London, England – Yahoo Finance

(NASDAQ: GRPN ) recently announced the launch of a new Groupon Getaways travel discovery app with enhanced search capabilities, expanding the number of ways that people can use Getaways to help save money when they travel. The new app provides travelers with fast and easy access to more than 25,000 travel deals in destinations around the world. “Whether they know exactly where and when they want to go or they’re just looking for great travel ideas, the new Getaways travel discovery app makes it easier than ever for users to find the best options and book the perfect trip,” said Simon Goodall, vice president and general manager of Groupon Getaways. “We’ve used Groupon’s extensive mobile expertise to create a user experience that fits the needs of every traveler.” Rocket Fuel Inc. (NASDAQ: FUEL ), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) advertising and marketing solutions for global agencies and brands, recently announced it ranked 15th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Rocket Fuel grew 10,113 percent during the period between fiscal year 2009 to 2013. As highlighted earlier this week in its Q3 2014 earnings report, the company posted record quarterly revenue results. In 2014, Rocket Fuel fortified its competitive advantage with the acquisition of [x+1] to bring a fully stacked Data Management Platform (DMP) and Demand Side Platform (DSP) solution to the advertising market. SouFun Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: SFUN ), the leading real estate Internet portal in China, recently announced that it has entered into investment and joint venture agreements with one of China’s top 5 leading new home agency companies, Tospur Real Estate Consulting Co., Ltd.
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Mr. Brignone went on to say that “Arrayent’s investment in the team here demonstrates our confidence in the EU IoT market, and it will enable us to better serve a growing list of European customers.” You can contact Arrayent UK Ltd at +44 20 3695 0068, or [email protected] . About Arrayent, Inc. Arrayent, Inc.’s IoT platform enables major consumer brands to deliver affordable connected products and systems that make life safer, easier and better. Trusted by leading companies across the globe, Arrayents unique virtualization technology is propelling the Internet of Things by allowing customers to cost-effectively add connectivity that enhances products and cultivates relationships with consumers. Earlier this year Gartner named Arrayent a 2014 Cool Internet of Things Vendor. The strength of Arrayents technology is best demonstrated through the success of its customers products.
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Yahoo Buys Digital Ad Service Brightroll For $640m – St. Joseph News-press And Fox 26 Knpn: Technology

A $40M Ad Budget Buys ‘Game of War: Fire Age’ Kate Upton – Forbes

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My work has appeared on TVOvermind, IGN, and most importantly, a segment on The Colbert Report at one point. Feel free to follow me on Twitter or on Facebook , write me on Facebook or just email at paultassi(at)gmail(dot)com. I’m also almost finished with my sci-fi novel series, The Earthborn Trilogy.
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Compare Auto Insurance Quotes to Learn More About Vehicle Coverage

The newly released blog post explains all the important facts about auto insurance. By reading the article, clients can find out what is the minimum vehicle coverage required and what other types of car insurance are available. The blog post also enthuses the importance of comparing online auto insurance quotes. Clients should always consider purchasing additional coverage for their cars and the best way to find low rates is by comparing online quotes. Insurance brokerage websites like http://autocarsinsurancetips.com/ can help clients find the best insurance rates online. Comparing quotes is fast because all the offers are displayed on a single web page. Autocarsinsurancetips.com is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers. In this way, clients have access to offers from multiple carriers all in one place: this website.
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‘Using #BigData’ Presentation Slides By @Solgenia_Corp | @BigDataExpo | Linux

An advocate of cloud computing and a thought leader driving change within Solgenia, Ian is a catalyst for collaboration and cloud solutions. He has written for multiple industry publications, presented at various industry events worldwide, and brings more than 15 years of in depth technology experience across various industries. Ian is a PMP Certified project manager, MCSE, and an Instrumentation Technology engineer. As the president, founder and CEO of Interactive Edge, Zel Bianco is responsible for setting the company’s strategic vision and developing business alliances. He is also an industry thought leader who has enjoyed presenting at many industry conferences such as the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), the International Committee of Food Retail Chains (CIES), SAP’s SAPPHIRE and SAP’s TechEd Demo Jam. He has been honored to speak at both DePaul University and Michigan State University, and has donated the Interactive Edge XP3 software for use by students at both of their business schools. Interactive Edge and its customers have won numerous industry awards in areas including Customer Management, Visionary Innovation, and Demand Data Analytics. Ermanno Bonifazi is a visionary entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in creating value for shareholders and growing his organizations. As the Founder and CEO of Solgenia, he brings forward new technologies through innovative and key enterprise solutions that address key business needs through the Cloud.
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Smartphones Team-up With Qr Codes For Secure 3-d Displays — Sciencedaily

Doritos-Flavored Mountain Dew: the Genius of PepsiCo’s Gross-Out Marketing – Businessweek

“In our proposed method,” Javidi said, “we store self-contained slices of data in the QR codes themselves. It’s then possible to receive and visualize 3-D images without using the Internet.” The process of storing and encoding the images is done by first selecting the primary image to be visualized. This could be either a single 3-D object, like a car or household object, or an entire 3-D scene. The 3-D image is then broken down by taking multiple 2-D images of it from multiple perspectives — each 2-D image is known as a single “elemental image.” Each elemental image is taken from one portion of a precisely oriented array of tiny lenses called ‘lenslets’. The lenslet array, which resembles the multifaceted surface of a fly’s eye, captures the scene from many slightly offset perspectives in a process known as “integral imaging.” Each elemental image is then split into two essential parts: the angular information (the unique perspective of the 3-D scene) and the corresponding intensity information, which establishes the shades of gray in each pixel. If this information were simply recorded digitally, the process could easily be reversed by back-projecting all the elemental images through identically arranged lenslets and then overlapping and superimposing them to form a 3-D image. Encryption for Secure Image Display In this case, however, each elemental image goes through a program that compresses, encrypts, and stores that information as a QR code. A smartphone with any commercial QR reader can then retrieve that data by sequentially scanning multiple codes. A separate decryption app with a unique security key would be needed to decompress and reconstruct the image and only a smartphone with the correct key would be able to access the data. For the purpose of this research, the data was exported to an external computer where a specialized program decompressed and decrypted the image. Once all of the QR codes are converted back to the elemental images, the 3-D image is reconstructed and displayed by placing a lenslet array on top of the smartphone screen.
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Let’s break the Internet with inspiration | PostIndependent.com

The cappuccino chips may have tasted like they fell into a K-Cup , but the bizarre flavor generated more than 25,000 mentions on outlets such as Facebook ( FB ) and Twitter ( TWTR ), according to Infegy, a company that analyzes social media. Competing flavor wasabi ginger generated far less chatter until it was announced as the competition winner last month, suggesting that something disgusting captures the imagination in a way that something merely weird or novel does not. Courtesy Infegy This is the point of over-the-top food, be it weird soda flavors or waffles stuffed with bacon and cheddar , as at IHOP ( DIN ). These promotions are tailor-made for online virality, which the chains hope will entice more customers to gorge themselves, my colleague Claire Suddath wrote . Pepsis genius is that, unlike IHOP or Yum! Brands ( YUM ) Taco Bell (Spicy Chicken Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos) and Pizza Hut (cheeseburger-crust pizza), it doesnt need to sell its novelty flavors to make a point. Rather, it managed to generate all of its Dewitos buzz with a giveaway. The Doritos flavor was being tested at colleges and universities with a few other new versions of Mountain Dew: habanero mango, rainbow sherbet, and lemonade with ginger. Yet only the soda flavored like liquid tortilla chips provoked such a quick, strong reactionand some curiosity: Doritos flavored Mountain Dew.
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If I were a mother and raising a girl in todays society, I would teach her to grow as I did in my early years curious, inquisitive, knowledge-hungry and creative. It wasnt until my middle school years that body image started to overshadow my innocence and affect my self-esteem. I was what they call a late bloomer. I joke that I looked like a 10-year-old boy when I hit the teenage years while the other girls in class were starting to become women. Joking around has always been my best coping method. I loved being in high school, with all the opportunities to participate in clubs and sports, but I still felt insecure. Im still kicking myself for not going from 8th grade drama club into the thespians in high school. I missed out on the chance to express myself on stage, an opportunity adulthood has provided, mostly because being popular was always on my mind. Im not exactly proud of that pursuit. Sure, I had boyfriends and went to all the dances, but there was a still a sense that I was not rich or pretty enough.
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Locus-t Online Sdn Bhd Acquires Macromac Webtech’s Seo & Web Development Business

The said acquisition was finalized with a cash consideration of RM60,000, which is expected to further enhance LOCUS-Ts position as the leading internet marketing services provider in Malaysia. LOCUS-T believes that this will enable the company to provide clients of both companies with greater edge in the online marketplace, through greater capabilities to reach target audience more effectively and efficiently, attain greater traffic and conversion, leading to higher Return of Investment (ROI) with their investments. MWSB has impressive expertise and track record in SEO and web development, and this acquisition will serve as a good challenge for us. We are confident that we will be able to outperform the said track record laid by MWSB, by providing better, even more comprehensive solutions to our clients, stated Deric Wong, LOCUS-Ts Head of Operation.
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I Can’t Help But Admire Kim Kardashian’s Devotion to Staying Famous

It’s her raison detre Kim Kardashians dual covers of the new issue of Paper magazine, with their mission to Break the Internet, and accompanying frontal nude photos inside, have put her exactly where she wants to be: on the worlds center stage, a position shes managed to occupy in a unique way since her sex tape scandal in 2007. More Five Best Ideas of the Day: November 13 Watch Dick Cavett Revisit the Office Where He Got His Start ISIS Leader’s Message to the World: I’m Not Dead Yet NBC News Elizabeth Warren Gets New Senate Leadership Post NBC News World’s Smallest Man Meets World’s Tallest Man NBC News Kardashian has never shied away from the spotlight, or her love of it; she even had stardom in mind as a 13-year-old . Rather than hate on her for her it, I cant help but admire her devotion to it. She went from living in Paris Hiltons shadow to becoming a household name and a brand that has netted her an estimated $45 million fortune , according to Wealth-X, a firm specializing in high net worth individuals. Popular Among Subscribers Review: Interstellars Wonder of Worlds Beyond Becoming the kind of star who attracts attention for doing anything and nothing at all isnt easy in a 24-hour news cycle, where new reality stars are constantly being minted. Kardashian knows that, and is in it for the long haul. Shes willing to literally bare all, but also poke fun at herself by, say, getting her butt X-ray to convince us that her cheeks are real . Shes managed to transcend her sex tape origins to emerge as someone able to sell whatever version of herself she chooses, alternating seamlessly between romantic wife, doting mother, devoted sister and teetotaling but still fun party girl. These photos arrive at a time when other female celebrities are fighting back against stolen nude images, and, in the case of Keira Knightley , Photoshopped images of female nudity.
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Todd Hilleboe, General Manager of Larry H. Miller Liberty Toyota, Named the Autobytel September 2014 Dealer of the Month – Yahoo Finance

Miller Honda in Boise, Idaho; John Walters of Lexus of Naperville in Naperville, Illinois; Frank Carrasquillo of Mercedes-Benz in Naples, Florida; and Chris Baughman of Sunset Honda in San Luis Obispo, California — who were named earlier 2014 Autobytel Dealer of the Month winners — in that pool of candidates. “Todd and his team work very closely with Autobytel to fine tune and optimize their Internet lead management processes, and it shows in the successes they’ve achieved,” said Jeff Coats, President and CEO of Autobytel Inc. “The staff at Liberty Toyota also has the fundamentals dialed in, including quick response times and thorough follow up which is essential for best managing Internet customers and ultimately selling more cars. We’re proud Liberty Toyota is part of the Autobytel team.” Each month, Autobytel’s sales and dealer operations teams evaluate prospective candidates from a competitive field of thousands of automotive retailers in the Autobytel network, with a monthly winner selected based on key online automotive best practices. The company launched its Dealer Awards Program at the beginning of 2013, honoring monthly winners throughout the year and in markets throughout the U.S. Criteria evaluated for the Autobytel Dealer Awards Program include conversion rates, lead management processes, customer service principles, customer and brand retention analytics and Internet department practices, among others. “It’s not rocket science,” said Hilleboe. “Answer your customers’ questions, get back to them in a timely fashion, and ask them to come in and experience the vehicle. What also works for us is having discussions with Autobytel, figuring out what we are closing and at what radiuses away from the dealership, and adjusting our lead volume. It’s a cool honor to be named the Autobytel Dealer of the Month.
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Inplay From Briefing.com – Yahoo Finance

Elite Interactive Solutions, ImageWare Systems, SMARTRAC and StrikeForce Talk About Security Solutions in Thought Leadership Interviews on SecuritySolutionsWatch.com – Yahoo Finance

Armed with our command center’s state-of-the-art systems and tools, Elites agents remotely secure any facility, anywhere in the United States.” For the complete interview with Mr. Aria Kozak, President and CEO, Elite Interactive Solutions, please click here or here: Jim Miller, Chairman and CEO, discusses the main benefits of partnering with Fujitsu Cloud Partner Program Mr. Jim Miller, Chairman and CEO, ImageWare Systems Inc. ( OTCQB : IWSY ), told us, “We’ve taken a novel approach in partnering with Fujitsu for the development and launch of the IWS solution from their cloud.
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(:WRAPX) : U.S. equity futures trade near their flat lines amid subdued action overseas. The S&P 500 futures hover within a point of fair value after spending the night inside a three-point range. The benchmark index will enter the final session of the week down 0.5% since last Friday. The Nasdaq, however, has shown relative strength and will look to maintain its week-to-date gain of 0.2%. The tech-heavy index also sports a slim month-to-date advance (0.3%), while the S&P 500 is lower by 0.3% so far in September.
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Terabitz Solidifies Position as Leading Boutique Web Developer for Real Estate Brokerages

Terabitz website developed for Smith and Associates Real Estate

Terabitz was founded in 2006 by Ashfaq Munshi. Munshi is a Silicon Valley veteran who realized early on that local real estate brokerages would need powerful online marketing tools to help combat the footprint left by national real estate portals like Trulia and Zillow. Munshi founded Terabitz with the intention of providing state-of-the-art real estate home search, real estate lead management, and online marketing modules. Terabitz quickly caught the attention of brokerages looking for the technology and service that out-of-the-box, templated website vendors couldnt offer. Since 2006, the company has continued to innovate.
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Launch of Wannabiz Free Intelligent Android Marketing App Lets Any Small… — TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –

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Over 91 percent of the businesses in Europe and the US are one person shops or consist of under 10 people with minimal marketing budgets and expertise. The funding will be used to launch the company’s new DIY Marketing App, beyond the successful period of limited availability on iOS, into the rapidly expanding Android market forthe millions of such independent professionals. Until now, this market has been underserved in terms of desperately needed social marketing solutions for small businesses who simply do not have the knowledge, time or resources to promote their businesses online. “You cannot grow a business today without online marketing. The majority of small business owners cannot afford a marketing expert, and lack both the time and expertise to sustain the required level of marketing on their own,” said Wannabiz CoFounder and CEO, Tamar Shor. “The launch of the Wannabiz Android DIY Marketing App fills this tremendous void by allowing independent professionals, no matter how tech-savvy, to utilize their scarce spare minutes to conduct powerful ongoing marketing from their mobile devices, in order to increase loyalty of existing clients and attract new clients through the key channels where they spend most of their time.” “Wannabiz brings marketing automation to a whole new level of ease and intelligence that enables the millions of very small businesses to participate in targeted outreach thus far reserved only for large corporates,” said Ilan Shiloah, chairman of McCann Worldgroup Israel and renowned investor in successful internet marketing ventures. “Very small businesses and independent professionals represent a huge, untapped market, in desperate need of affordable expert marketing.
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Internet Marketing Company Expands With A Website That Provides Auto Insurance Quotes

Will CoStar Group (CSGP) Stock React Today to This Analyst Action? – TheStreet

There are many insurance agencies that sell vehicle coverage. Although this means that there are many options to choose from, many clients feel lost when it comes to buying coverage. Like any consumer, drivers will want to buy the cheapest auto insurance plans. It is now possible to have access to multiple policies on a single website. The newly released website: http://cheapquotesautoinsurance.com/ features a search engine that will select leads from multiple providers and display the results on a single webpage. The newly released website already features over 10 blog posts on insurance topics. The articles provide tips on how to find affordable coverage and information about various types of vehicle coverage. Cheapquotesautoinsurance.com is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes.
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Applied Optoelectronics Reports Sixth Consecutive Quarter of Record Revenue – Yahoo Finance

Along with this, the company maintains a quick ratio of 4.37, which clearly demonstrates the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Internet Software & Services industry average. The net income increased by 17.2% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, going from $11.05 million to $12.96 million. COSTAR GROUP INC’s earnings per share improvement from the most recent quarter was slightly positive. The company has demonstrated a pattern of positive earnings per share growth over the past two years. We feel that this trend should continue. During the past fiscal year, COSTAR GROUP INC increased its bottom line by earning $1.04 versus $0.36 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($3.25 versus $1.04). The gross profit margin for COSTAR GROUP INC is currently very high, coming in at 81.49%.
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PeerApp Addresses Quality of Experience at OTT Video Executive Summit – Yahoo Finance

Non-GAAP Financial Measures We provide non-GAAP gross margin, non-GAAP operating income (loss), non-GAAP net income (loss), non-GAAP earnings per share, and other non-GAAP measures like Adjusted EBITDA to eliminate the impact of items that we do not consider indicative of our overall operating performance. To arrive at our non-GAAP gross profit, we exclude stock-based compensation expense from our GAAP gross profit. To arrive at our non-GAAP income (loss) from operations, we exclude all amortization of intangible assets, stock-based compensation expense and non-recurring expenses, if any, from our GAAP net income (loss) from operations. Included in our Q3 non-recurring expenses are items related to the relocation of our Taiwan plant and CFO separation costs.
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Alibaba Adds Brands for Sales That Dwarf Cyber Monday – Bloomberg

Since its Sept. 19 debut, the stock has surged 75 percent in New York, and the company has posted quarterly earnings that beat analysts estimates. Alibaba will continue to be the dominant player in China, Xu said. Replicating that success overseas would require all parts of the e-commerce engine to work in sync. Kenneth Cole Merchants offer discounts on Singles Day of at least 50 percent so they can participate and drive sales through Tmall as well as other Alibaba platforms, including AliExpress and Taobao Marketplace.
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Bartram will participate in a panel entitled: “You’re gonna break the Internet with that thing! Could OTT really do that?” The OTT Video Executive Summit brings together thought leaders in the industry to discuss topics crucial to the development of streaming video and evolving Pay TV business models. The conference topics range from content, enabling technologies, to discussions on the evolving viewing behavior of consumers. In addition to experts and executives, the conference includes a focus group of everyday people from various demographics. The event is also gamefied, with the leading point-getter being awarded the “OTT Genius” trophy. “Our audience will benefit greatly from Alice’s experience and perspective on this dynamic industry,” said Brian Mahony, CEO of event producer Trender Research Inc. ( www.trenderresearch.com ).”PeerApp is a great example of an innovator in the OTT TV industry.” “Streaming video takes up a huge amount of bandwidth and viewers are still not always able to view what they want to view, how they want to view it,” said Alice Bartram, Vice President of Marketing for PeerApp.
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Answers Brings Customer Experience Metrics To Salesforce.com With Foresee Cxintegrate Launch – Yahoo Finance

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Customer champions can map customer experience metrics down to the individual respondent level, equipping them with critical business intelligence that can significantly impact the customer relationship. We are excited about the opportunity to use cxIntegrate to gain insight into our most important customer experience metrics in Salesforce, said Nickie Jacobs, Client Relations Manager at OppenheimerFunds. This feature will help us effectively meet the expectations of our clients. The seamless data sync powered by cxIntegrate is accessible within both enterprise portals. Salesforce.com CRM data can be imported into the ForeSee portal to analyze customer experience metrics by segments, categories and profiles. Conversely, Salesforce.com users can display predefined summary-level views from the ForeSee Portal across multiple channels and measures. ForeSee cxIntegrate solves a critical pain point for many customer experience leaders: the integration and optimization of multichannel data from an ever-growing world of disparate sources. With our solution, customer experience leaders have the opportunity to maximize the potential of their VOC data while reducing errors and man-hours associated with manual integrations, said Jim Yang, Senior Vice President of Products, Services and Marketing, for Answers Cloud Services.
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Sprint Appoints Nikesh Arora to Board of Directors – Yahoo Finance

Cheapquotesautoinsurance.com ( http://cheapquotesautoinsurance.com/ ) announces a new blog post, Is it Possible to Get Low Cost Auto Insurance Even With DUI Records? ‘Auto insurance quotes can provide better financial stability for drivers who have a history of DUIs,’ said Russell Rabichev, Marketing Director of Internet Marketing Company. (PRWEB) November 09, 2014 Cheapquotesautoinsurance.com has released a new blog post explaining how to compare free auto insurance quotes for drivers who had a DUI. Finding low cost auto insurance quotes for drivers who had a DUI arrest is now simpler. Insurance brokerage websites can provide valuable information about various insurance plans for drivers who have a bad record. A DUI arrest may not disqualify someone from purchasing vehicle coverage, but it will make premiums more expensive. Some agencies will even provide limited liability coverage, as it is required by state legislation. Comparing auto insurance quotes should be a priority for every driver. This will help them find cheaper rates and better coverage. Cheapquotesautoinsurance.com is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers.
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Will National Instruments Lead In The Next Generation Of IoT Tools? – Forbes

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His broad experience and executive leadership in leading edge technology companies will provide valuable insight and perspective to further Sprints growth and overall competitiveness. Mr. Arora, age 46, served as the chief business officer and senior vice president of Google Inc. until Aug. 1, 2014. Since 2004 he held several executive positions at Google and served as Senior Advisor of Value Creation at Silver Lake Partners since 2007. He also served as the chief marketing officer and a member of the management board of T-Mobile Europe. Mr. Arora holds a MS degree from Boston College and an MBA from Northeastern University. He graduated from the Institute of Technology in Varanasi, India with a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering.
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Disruptive consumer technologies and usage models are what really change the landscape. They determine the tech losers and winners and that’s what I will be covering. I am Founder and President of Moor Insights & Strategy, an independent technology analyst firm that has been cited as experts globally in the media. Unique to the analyst business, I actually worked for high tech companies for 21 years leading strategy, products, and marketing for AT&T (’90), Compaq (’95), AltaVista (’99) and Advanced Micro Devices (’01). I departed AMD in 2011 where I served as Corporate Vice President and Corporate Fellow in the strategy group.
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Bay Area nears record levels of employment – ContraCostaTimes.com

Centerplate has a staff of 350 people working to serve food on game days at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. In September 2014, the Bay Area had a

The slumping industries were replaced by a surge in sectors such as health care and social assistance, which added 152,500 jobs; leisure and hospitality, up nearly 84,000 jobs; and a category called “professional, scientific and technical services,” which was up 52,000 jobs. This category typically includes jobs such as tech engineering, computer and network design services, social media, Internet design and tech research. A “now hiring” sign for the new Black Angus restaurant in Brentwood directs people to their offices on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. In September 2014, the Bay Area had a near-record 3.57 million payroll jobs. (DAN ROSENSTRAUCH/Staff file photo) The manufacturing side of high-tech has eroded so badly over the last 14 years that there are actually 52,000 fewer tech jobs in the Bay Area today compared with the dot-com period. In September 2000, tech jobs accounted for 21 percent of the total workforce in the Bay Area, and as of September of this year, that share had dwindled to 19 percent.
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