All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘SMART’
When sitting at your computer, you can probably check the time by glancing at your taskbar, your watch, or your cell phone; gaining one more option won’t exactly be a revolutionary experience. This option’s provided by Google, however, and the feature can determine the time in many different places.
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Architecture for Humanity held its logo design competition on Flickr and received entries from across the globe. This is a really smart use of Flickr, but an even smarter non-profit using social media to get international graphic design consultation for free.
SmartMetric, Inc a developer and manufacturer of advanced secure identity and transaction solutions has developed software that works with its biometric fingerprint card that allows a person to send money over the Internet from one card to another.
President and CEO of SmartMetric, Colin Hendrick said the peer-to-peer funds transfer or card-to-card money exchange will change the way money is handled. He went on to say that the fingerprint-activated card has the potential to revolutionize the way money is transmitted.
I’m about half way through “Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking,” by Andy Sernovitz. I’m not ready to post a review just yet, look to Chris Thilk for that.
If you haven’t heard already, there’s a revolution underway in terms of how people make phone calls. Of course, the strong possibility that perhaps neither you nor anyone you know is participating in this revolution may speak to its (in)effectiveness. Still, the telephone is being modernized, with the promise of worldwide free calls just visible on the horizon. The technology is known as VoIP.
Information overload is driving everybody to offer ways of organizing the blog explosion and constant news generation. Adding to the recent deluge of better ways to keep news junkies from being buried in bookmarks, is Viapoint’s Microsoft Desktop Search adapter. The adapter creates virtual folders to aid in organizing files, emails, news and blog content.
In the international bestseller “Blink,” Malcolm Gladwell explains why our decisions to choose brands, select a mate, sue our doctor or make choices that decide Presidential elections, aren’t as simple as they seem.
Are you ever frustrated or hesitant when you talk to prospective customers because you can’t readily explain why they should come to you rather than go to your competitors?
Robert Scoble left a comment on my last post that Jeff Reynar at Google is behind the Google Toolbar’s controversial …
Just had an interesting conversation with Mike Mayzel of Google, about the changes they made to their contextual ad network over the past 12 months.
The expectations of users are becoming increasingly high. They expect user friendly interfaces. They expect the ability to connect your devices to their systems.
I’ve been using http://groups-beta.google.com/ for Newsgroup posting for a while now. It’s convenient for me because of my nomadic life style where I have different ISP’s and often different machines with varying OSes. Google only needs a browser, and they aren’t overly fussy about that, either.
The idea that by the year 200x there will be more smart devices on the Internet than people has become widely accepted. You can already see it if you look at the most integrated manufacturing facilities. Everything from the factory floor up is being connected using web technologies. If connecting a smart device can create substantial customer value and you do not do it, your competitors will. So the questions in many cases is not should I do it, but how should I do it?
The AskJeeves search engine contains a function called smart search. Smart search was designed by Jeeves to offer detailed, relevant information included in search engine responses. AskJeeves has expanded this option to include current movies.
Search engine optimization and search engine submission have been a vital part of doing business online for several years now, but they are still shrouded in myth and confusion. It’s our goal here at eTrafficJams.com to clear the fog and help you get higher rankings, more traffic and better sales figures for your online company.
I recently had a conversation about search with my sister, who’s a college librarian. It was interesting to (for once) think about search outside of its marketing potential. She told me about about students who type in natural language search queries (sometimes simply typing in the name of their class or assignment title) and dreamed of a search engine that will understand exactly what searchers are looking for.
With the start of a new year, most of us make some resolutions about how we want to improve our businesses or ourselves. Maybe we want to cut our overhead so we can take home more profit. Maybe we want to make next year’s tax season less of a stressful burden than this year’s. Maybe we just want to streamline our responsibilities so that we have more time to enjoy our success and to work on building it even higher. The way to make any of those resolutions happen for you is to start using accounting software in your small or home-based business.
You’ve probably heard the saying, “work smarter, not harder!” — well, there’s truth in that saying and you can use it to increase the profits from your website:
1. Resting on your laurels.
Just because you have what you think is a good marketing plan in place today doesn’t mean it’ll be right tomorrow. The pace today is accelerated and you can’t afford to coast. Research constantly what your competition is doing. Surf the Internet!
As webmasters research various ways to get more traffic to their site one method that is gaining more and more publicity is Link Popularity. Link Popularity is the number of links that point to your website as measured by the search engines. In theory if your site has many sites linking to it then it is considered to be a valuable resource on the particular topic so the search engines will give it a higher ranking.
As many of you already know designing your own website can seem easy with all the programs & tools available to us today. A quick surf of the web will show you many examples of what is produced when the inexperienced experiment with the complicated task of designing a website. Sometimes I shake my head & think what were they thinking? Can they really think that looks good?
Online auctions are a terrific way to save money, or make an extra buck. According to a 2002 Newsweek article, more than 50 million people buy and sell on eBay, not counting the millions that buy and sell via other auction venues. This is beneficial for both buyers and sellers, but any online venture is bound to have pitfalls. Online auctions are basically an honors system type of business.
Corelhas announced the availability of the Corel Smart Graphics Studio development platform, “designed to speed and simplify the creation of SVG-based smart graphics.
How would you like to add thousands of dollars in immediate profit plus gain a steady stream of new customers to your professional practice? The profit strategy described below works well for most small businesses and especially professional practices such as accountants, doctors, consultants, etc
Several respected publishers; jl scott of iCop in the WHISTLE BLOWER mailto:WhistleBlower-on@m… Boogie Jack in Almost A Newsletter http://www.boogiejack.com and Armando in F.B.C.N. http://www.emailexchange.org/ — have all mentioned these gruesome visitor stealing technologies, this week and quite rightly, ranted about the injustices.
1. DON’T OVERBOOK. There is a fine art to setting up an effective schedule, so that it is just full enough of the most useful activ- ities. Too full and you’re liable to exhaust yourself. Too loose and you’re wasting precious time that can be used to work towards your goals.
Your personal, online agent is busily completing tasks while you sleep. Is it a dream or reality?
While the technology exists to help you find online information, is there enough intelligent processing available to create a truly personal agent? Can these “smart tools” really get to know you well enough to make decisions for you? Let’s take a look…
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