All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Registration’
Sometimes one has to state the obvious: You’re in business to make money. You make money by convincing lots of people to give you some of their money. Success depends on making this process as painless as possible*.
But many online businesses may be making it too difficult for customers to hand over the cash, which is a bad business practice by any account.
Here’s what people (especially men) are used to:
In America, Google’s SafeSearch can be disabled with two simple clicks of the mouse. Not so in Korea – the search engine giant will, starting in August, require that users enter their name and a national resident registration number in order to conduct “searches of an adult nature.”
It’s always satisfying to learn something new about an industry, and today brings to light a marketing practice, I never knew existed.
AP explores a loophole with domain registration, which allows anyone to return a registered domain name within 5 days and get a full refund. This has led to hundreds of thousands of domain speculators and search arbitragers registering domain names, testing which ones do well for type-in traffic, and getting a full refund on any duds.
As more and more of the world logs on to Web, we know that now is not the time to experiment with design, or to assume what works in the real world works in the virtual world. It’s time to apply what we know works, and what works is entirely dependent upon the end-user.
You can create an irresistible offer by humanizing the registration process. Help your potential registrants know that you are real, caring people behind the scenes.
Search engine marketing gurus Eric Ward and Debra Mastaler put together a two-day link building seminar for October in Charlotte. Their PowerHouse Seminar is designed to help folks get the most out of link building and in the process take websites up to another level.
The annual Blog Business Summit is scheduled for August 17 – 19 2005 in San Francisco, California, USA.
The internet is a wonderful thing, except for a few small details. When you register your first domain name, you get your introduction to one of them. There’s a lot of information they want. Your name, your email address, your physical address, your phone number.
Morningstar has filed with the SEC, an amendment to its registration statement relating to the IPO of its common stock.
Yesterday Google announced the closing of bidder registration to end at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) on Thursday, August 12, 2004. The auction for shares of Google’s Class A common stock will commence soon thereafter. You must have a bidder ID if you intend to submit a bid in the auction for Google’s Class A common stock.
Starting out in any type of online marketing or Internet business can be confusing and overwhelming. There are so many different aspects of a start-up: domain name registration and purchase, Web site host purchasing, and of course, the “building” of the Web site itself. This leaves many consumers looking for an easier way to purchase everything in one place, both to save money and to save time.
In an effort to offer investors up to $400 million of its common stock, preferred stock, depositary shares, debt securities and warrants, Ask Jeeves has filed a Form S-3 with the SEC. Once the SEC declares the filing effective, Ask Jeeves will be allowed to offer the requested amount of stock.
Years ago we registered our first domain name with the only show in town — InterNIC. They were expensive and not consumer-friendly — can you spell “monopoly?” Then we registered two more domain names with them. Expensive…but OK…if that was all we wanted to do. They would charge us to sell one of our domain names…monopolies can do this!
“… I’d like to register my business name with the proper town authorities as a sole proprietorship. To protect myself and my business name from being copied and altered, do I have to register any and all variations of the name? And is this done separately or is it done under the one application? … Is this what I need to do in order to stop anyone from using a variation of my business name? And can my business name be trademarked along with its variations?”
Just for the record, let’s determine what Copyright actually protects. Simply put Copyright protects “expression”. According to the Copyright Act of the United States, items of expression can include literary, dramatic and musical works; pantomimes and choreography; pictorial, graphic and sculptural works; audio- visual works; sound recordings; and architectural works. Items that are not protected are ideas, titles, names, facts and short phrases.
If you are like most small companies and don’t have a large budget to initiate a complete search engine optimization campaign, what is the best approach to marketing yourself online? Should you invest your entire budget into a cost per click campaign or focus on optimizing your HTML tags to target spider-based search engines like Google? .Or should you use a combination of both approaches?