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In another sign of a rebounding economy, technology executives are expected to continue hiring IT personel in the second quarter of 2012, albeit at a slower pace than three months ago, according to the newly released Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Index and Skills Report. In the latest quarterly survey, 8 percent of chief information officers (CIOs) interviewed said they …
Search Engine Roundtable reports that Google AdWords Qualified Professionals Valid For Two Years. Many Google AdWords Professionals were not sure whether the seal that they get after meeting the requirements set forth by Google lasts for an year or more.
Many professional lies are passed off as good information because they are just part of an industry vernacular or learning curve. For example, many people say make quality content, but never attempt to define what quality content is, or even how certain types of quality content are being marginalized by scrapers, social sites, user generated content, automated news sites, and search engines.
Like anything else in the business world, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) requires a necessity to stay in-tune with the latest communications technology.
You’re a professional – either a doctor, or a dentist, or an artist. Maybe you’re an independent sales person who works on commission, or a speaker who must sell yourself.
Technical skills have little value if you have poor soft skills. Don’t get me wrong, your tech expertise matters. But don’t be fooled by your tech skills. King of Linux, champion of Oracle? You’ve got it made, right? Give me a break! Tech skills alone are no guarantee of success.
Marketing your own professional services is simply not the same as marketing a retail product or an anonymous business service. You can’t sell corporate consulting like you do web hosting……..
An SEO software package called “RankAttack” has hit the market promising an increase in search engine rankings and traffic for just $79. But industry aficionados, most notably Google Insider Matt Cutts, have called out the software as not only bogus and opportunistic, but unethical.
Google discussed on their blog this morning a training program for their “Google Search Appliance.” The program is aimed at helping enterprise customers get the most out of Google’s enterprise tools. The Google Enterprise Professional program is intended to make customers more knowledgeable and familiar with their product.
At some point most business owners will need to find out how much their business is worth. They will be faced with the task of finding someone to perform a business appraisal or valuation.
How to Really Get All The Clients You Want, and The Truth Most Service Professionals Don’t Want to Hear
As you are probably well aware, the service profession is evolving more rapidly than ever before. Competition, technology and consumerism are taking huge bites out of your business possibilities.
The early version of the Google Advertising Professionals program was a start towards recognizing third party consultants, but it was pretty limited.
ALLTEL and Research In Motion today announced the availability of the BlackBerry 7250 Wireless Handheld, BlackBerry Enterprise Server and BlackBerry Internet Service.
Google has announced the launch of some new AdWords tools designed to assist webmasters and search engine marketers in creating successful ad campaigns. The program, called Google Advertising Professionals, was “designed for professionals who currently manage or want to manage multiple AdWords client accounts, the Google Advertising Professionals program can help you become a more successful ad manager – for free.”
Ziggs announces the introduction of a new search platform for finding people in business online at http://www.ziggs.com. Providing the fastest-growing index of current professional profiles on the Web, Ziggs’ innovative website enables users to search from a single source for people in business across more than 1 million professional profiles from nearly 16,000 companies.
A working group of search engine marketing professionals in the UK has come together to plan the formulation of a UK based trade association.
Fortune 500 engagements reflect strategic IT spending; Clients seek value through optimization of transportation, warehouse, and end-to-end supply chain operations; CEO Kustra cites hiring trend.
The majority of CEOs, executives and professionals are left-brained — analytical, linear, and focused. They are good with numbers, and in communication tend to listen to the actual word spoken, word-by-word, missing the nuances, the expressions, the tone of voice, i.e., the “other” 90% of verbal communication.
The development of non-technical, soft skills represents a significant choice in the career of IT professionals. For those who choose to take the road most traveled, here are a few thoughts on how to ensure poor client and peer relationships, projects that focus on solutions to the wrong problems, and working cross-purposes with your team.
There is absolutely no doubt. Network marketing is now attracting a new type of person. The wave of new style network marketing is having an unprecedented appeal to professional business people.
In my work with hundreds of coaches, consultants, and small business owners, I have found that there are specific actions that have created their success. Here are seven success elements that they use effectively to earn $100,000 plus a year. By focusing on these important elements, you too can grow your business to reach this goal.
These issues have happened to us every now and then. Unfortunately, they are rampant in certain industries, like IT or engineering consulting. These people tend to perform tasks for a price and often end up being traded like sacks of potatoes.
There have been several times in my career that I have been called in to fix or finish out a design project where the client was trying to do a lot of the design work themself. This can be a costly and often time-consuming mistake on the part of the client. In today’s highly charged hospitality and foodservice environment the client/operator needs all the competitive edge he can get. The requirements and design documentation needed to obtain all the permits needed to build or remodel hospitality facilities is staggering.
The biggest problem I’ve always had promoting my web site is keeping myself focused. After all, what should I be doing? Publishing my own e-zine, placing classified ads, looking for link exchange partners, writing articles… My head is beginning to spin just from trying to list all the promotion strategies available today!
Instagram’s anti-nudity policy and the backlash toward it have been well-documented. But now it appears that maybe, just maybe, the company has thought about rethinking that? Probably not – for plenty of reasons that mostly deal with advertising and its parent company Facebook. But according …
It’s been a big year for Facebook Messenger, which continues its transition from a simple instant messaging app to a platform for business and more. A new partnership with Pro.com will now even let users tap Messenger to get instant pricing and appointment scheduling with …
There’s a striking lack of diversity in the tech world, and this is a well-documented fact. The biggest names in the business – Facebook, Google, Twitter, etc. – have all put out diversity reports over the past few years that show this, and all have …
Facebook is reportedly rolling out verifications for local business pages in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Now local businesses will be able to represent themselves on the social network in a manner that shows that they’re the real deal and …
Streaming music platform Pandora has just announced it has acquired ticket-selling site Ticketfly, in a deal valued at around $450 million. Pandora says it will help in “achieving Pandora’s mission to help artists find their audience and help listeners find the music they love—whether it’s …
On Tuesday, Facebook announced Advertiser Outcome Score (AOS) for Audience Network, which is described as a measurement system to evaluate publishers’ ad placements by their ability to drive outcomes for advertisers. Outcomes would be things like app installs, purchases, or registrations. The company says it’s …