Citations with the tag: WEBSITES -- Economic aspects
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- Rewards from Web sites are mixed bag for Valley businesses.
Reynolds, Kelley // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley; 02/23/98, Issue 322268, p12
Focuses on the mixed results for San Joaquin River Valley, California-based companies that have their own Web sites. Guidelines for deciding to go online; Success from the companies' Web sites; Downsides to having Web sites; Cost considerations; Advertising business.
- The price may be right: Can fees be Web publishers' salvation?
Heilbrunn, Henry // Inter@ctive Week; 07/22/96, Vol. 3 Issue 15, p28
Comments on the practice of publishers on the World Wide Web charging fees for their sites. Reason the publishers have begun to charge fees; Web sites which have been charging fees; Requirements of imposing a price for the use of a web site; View that there is no widespread willingness to pay.
- Christmas in surf city.
Warner, Bernhard // Brandweek; 11/10/97, Vol. 38 Issue 42, p47
Focuses on a means of acquiring sales for the Christmas season via the Internet. Problems faced by some companies in relation to Christmas season sales; Factors associated with the use of the Internet to acquire those sales; Advantages of using the Internet to acquire those sales;...
- Super-hosting for super bucks.
Barrett, Randy // Inter@ctive Week; 06/02/97, Vol. 4 Issue 18, p43
Looks at the financial benefits of Web site management. Details on the Web-hosting outsourcing trend; Prediction on the growth of the corporate Web-hosting industry by the year 2000; Statistics on hosting revenue; Views of research director at Forrester Research Incorporated, David Goldtree.
- How to get serious shoppers to visit your virtual salesroom.
Tracy, Bernadette // Advertising Age's Business Marketing; Apr97, Vol. 82 Issue 3, pM-6
Presents information on how to get serious shoppers to visit a Web site. Findings of a survey in January 1997 by NetSmart; How persons discover new sites; Factors which attract persons to a site; Ease of navigation; Downloading time.
- Federal agencies reap financial rewards in operating Web sites.
Berger, Laurie // Advertising Age's Business Marketing; Aug97, Vol. 82 Issue 7, p27
Reports that Government agencies donated an estimated $325 million over the past three years, for Web site development and employee Internet access. Percentage increase of these outlays between 1994 and 1996; Reference to a study release in June 1997 by the the General Accounting Office;...
- Never obstruct someone from trying to spend money.
Van Name, Mark L.; Catchings, Bill // PC Week; 05/04/98, Vol. 15 Issue 18, p40
Contends that the biggest challenge to electronic commerce is the problem of customers who cannot find the product they seek. How the competition of the Web makes it easier for customers to look elsewhere; Advice for minimizing the frustration of potential customers; The importance of site...
- Rushing to portals.
Van Name, Mark L.; Catchings, Bill // PC Week; 08/24/98, Vol. 15 Issue 34, p50
Discusses the interest in portals, or gateway Web sites like Lycos, Yahoo and GeoCities. Financial aspects of portals; The role that portals play in Internet advertising; Which portal site will lead the pack and why.
- Your web page strategy: Old or bold?
Timpe, Doug // Wenatchee Business Journal; Dec97, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p60
Opinion. Presents the author's view on the use of web page among businesses. Ways on how a web page can help businesses; Purpose of hiring a web designer.
- Spin a Web site to attract more customers.
Gibson, Stan // PC Week; 03/31/97, Vol. 14 Issue 13, p114
Discusses the use of World Wide Web sites in electronic commerce to attract new customers. Advantages of Internet advertising; The assertion that there is less risk involved in using Web sites to advertise; Recommendations.
- Home (Page) loans.
Gibson, Stan // Bank Marketing; Jul97, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p113
Reports on the launching of website by AMCORE in Rockford, Illinois in 1995. Features of the website; Its advantages; How AMCORE and Bond Group maintain a strong partner relationship.
- Boom time for new media companies.
Goldblatt, Dan // Business News New Jersey; 11/17/97, Vol. 10 Issue 40, p4
States that producing Web sites, presentations and other multimedia projects can be very good business. Survey which examines the industry in New Jersey; New-media firms with good reputation; Demand for talented programmers.
- Web hosts leave the lights on.
Dukart, James R. // Telephony; 03/09/98, Vol. 234 Issue 10, p18
Reports on the growing popularity of Web site hosting as an attractive, lucrative business model for telephone companies in the United States. Boost in the market for Web hosting service; Cost of outsourcing Web site hosting; Killer applications for Web site hosting; Factors driving the trend;...
- What are your favorite investment Web pages?
Dukart, James R. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 03/24/2000, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p8B
Highlights Web sites on investments preferred by executives in the United States. CosmoCom Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Paul Strohmenger's preference for Yahoo's Business Page; Investment pages preferred by Jaspan Schlesinger Hoffman's CFO.
Dukart, James R. // Norway Country Review; 2010, p146
A variety of uniform resource locators (URL) and websites that relates to politics and economic development that appeared in the 2010 issue of "CountryWatch Country Reviews" are presented.
Socka, George // CMA Magazine; May98, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p27
Discusses the corporate Web site as a tool for publishing information aimed to consumers or other businesses. Uses of Internet publishing; Steps in setting up a corporate Web site; Introduction of a Web-hosting service; Information on Internet names.
- IFA review site secures �150k from angel investors.
Holt, Natalie // Money Marketing (Online Edition); 2/7/2013, p6
The article reports that the website VouchedFor.co.uk has secured a �150,000 seed enterprise investment from four angel investors, including former Gumtree managing director Doug Monro and Octopus Investments chairman Matt Cooper.
- Website Funding Sources to Support Your Classroom Needs.
VandeWalle, Brian // TMEC Connections; Fall2012, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p18
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience finding Website funding sources such as Donors Choose and Digital Wish to help support teachers make classroom projects from small donations.
- Do you wish to be an 'Online Entrepreneur'?
VandeWalle, Brian // Flare (Pakistan); 2/15/2013, p62
The article focuses on the lack of attention given to internet domains and website brokerage industry and the potential of the website industry to drive the economy and employment of developing economies, considering the success of Pakistani entrepreneur in establishing Tradekey.com.
- Making money with your web presence.
Maloney, Lauri // Grounds Maintenance; Oct2001, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p22
Presents on the ways of earning money from Web sites. Participation on an affiliate marketing program; Importance in increasing revenues without increasing cost; Definition of the affiliate marketing programs.
- WASTED DAYS AND WASTED BANDWIDTH.
Kearns, Dave // Network World; 10/09/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 41, p30
Casts doubt on an advertisement for a software which claims to combine Internet filtering and ad blocking to save an additional 10 percent of network bandwidth. Failure of the subscription model for Web sites except pornographic ones; Reliance on Internet advertising; Closure of Web sites for...
- Money-$aving Tips.
Kearns, Dave // Journal of Financial Planning; Jan/Feb2012 Practice Solutions, p17
The article offers tips for saving money which include comparing prices of airline deal online, checking web sites like Groupon.com for restaurant offerings when dining and wining clients, and watching gas coupon on sites like CouponAlert.com, for discounts and deals.
- Financial Web sites lack privacy notice and choice.
Westin, Alan F. // Credit World; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p10
Discusses the lack of privacy notice of the Web sites of on-line banks and investment firms. Survey on the number of banks and investment firms that collect personal and financially sensitive data from their users; Three critical information which expected by Net users in Web sites; Companies...
- We Don't Need No Stinkin' Web Sites.
Marks, Gene // Accounting Technology; Mar2009, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p28
In this article the author argues whether a web site is necessary for business in the U.S. He points out that web sites cost money, not just in hosting but in creating web site and takes time to develop it. The author stresses that good business owners invest wisely and for the most returns,...
Marks, Gene // AirGuide Online.com; 9/14/2009, p1
The article reports on the performance of LeisureLink Inc. in the U.S. It states that the company got one third of its booking from its central hub ABetterStay.com. Senior vice president of LeisureLink Steve Reich stresses that ABetterStay.com has exceeded its expectations which is contrary to...
- How I Saved $8,000.
Moran, Gwen // Entrepreneur; Apr2012, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p68
A personal narrative is presented in which the author Brian Meert, chief executive of the handbag website Handbago.com, describes saving money by assembling a company website using an open-source content-management system rather than hiring a web designer to create a custom website for the firm.
- 34 Million Moms Are Online-Are You?
Moran, Gwen // GENESIS; 4/22/2010, Issue 6, p1
The article discusses the importance of websites in promoting businesses online, examining the benefits of online social networking through sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Ning.
- Majors cut costs via industry-only sites.
Atwood, Brett // Billboard; 08/23/97, Vol. 109 Issue 34, p58
Reports on the development of World Wide Web sites exclusively for use by members of the music industry. Sites as set up by Capitol Records and Sony Music; The sites as replacements for press release mailings and cost reductions on mailings; Comments by Cary Stegall of Sony Music Distribution...
- Web markets come of age: Opportunities abound on the Internet, with online markets, blogs and podcasts.
James-Enger, Kelly // Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.); Feb2009, Vol. 122 Issue 2, p41
This article explores internet marketing opportunities for freelance authors. The author reflects on the growth in number of electronically published periodicals and websites. Blogs and blogging jobs are presented as a lucrative opportunity. Other topics include online markets, podcasts, and...
- Upcycling furniture specialist launches website.
James-Enger, Kelly // Cabinet Maker; 12/16/2011, Issue 5768, p6
The article reports that the furniture specialist Green Bough Co. launches its website www.greenboughcompany.com as a response in cutting overhead costs.
- GROUPON CLIPPING.
Surowiecki, James // New Yorker; 12/20/2010, Vol. 86 Issue 41, p46
The article discusses the business model of daily-deal web site Groupon and attempts by the search engine company Google to acquire the business. Emphasis is given to aspects of Groupon's business including attracting customers to small and local businesses, user involvement in creating the...
- Web Shopper Points: Such a Deal?
McCracken, Harry // PC World; Sep2000, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p43
Reports on the popularity of the incentive programs offered by electronic commerce Web sites. Value of points awarded by Web sites; Idea that the rewards are not worth the amount of electronic commerce one must engage in to earn them; Experience of the author with frequent shopper programs.
- IBM preps OS/2 Warp for Web.
Berinato, Scott // PC Week; 05/10/99, Vol. 16 Issue 19, p103
Reports on plans by IBM to ship the OS/2 Warp Server for E-Business. Comments from IBM officials about products for setting up and administering e-commerce Web sites; The operating system and upgraded support for the Network File System protocol; Other features of the operating system software.
- Can Problogging Build your Bottom Line?
Garrett, David // Certification Magazine; Nov2006, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p10
The article features problogging, or blogging for cash, and some advice on how to make the most in this industry. People like Heather Armstrong and Jane Chin are just some of the famous bloggers who have earned a living in problogging. According to a survey, 17 percent of probloggers earn $1,000...
- Better Service Through Creativity and Technology.
Schuyler, Michael // Computers in Libraries; Mar2000, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p50
Offers predictions on the future of computer technology and networks in libraries in the United States. Suggestion that financial gain will influence the future of computers; Services offered by Web sites; Suggestion that libraries need to offer services that are more convenient and affordable...
- ABC's Sweeney on Digital Plans.
Schuyler, Michael // Broadcasting & Cable; 9/24/2007, Vol. 137 Issue 38, p3
An interview is presented with Anne Sweeney, President of the Disney-ABC Television Group. Sweeney explains why ABC will now distribute digital downloads of its television programs through AOL's video service as well as its own Web site. She notes that video downloading services are a new field...
- Three strategies for thriving on the decentralized web.
Klaassen, Abbey; Rubel, Steve // Advertising Age; 8/20/2007, Vol. 78 Issue 33, p15
This article discusses the supply and demand economics of brand product Web sites on the Internet. The article discusses the innovative functions of Web sites such as Facebook, search engines such as Google, and how the Internet has transformed into a place to make money through entertainment....
- Tips to Improve Your Web Life: why business should invest in communicating online.
Rankin, Bryan // Accountancy Ireland; Jun2008, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p82
The article reports on the accessible guide to improve company's presence on the Internet, which was presented by John Coburn of PraxisNow at the Leinster Society Meeting on April 22, 2008 in Ireland. It is outlined that companies must improve its profile to increase traffic to the web site with...
- Digital Continues Upward Ascent in the American Consumer Magazine Industry.
Galarneau, Joseph // Publishing Research Quarterly; Jun2009, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p89
Consumer magazine publishers gathered at the Magazine Publishers of America 24|7 5th Digital Conference in New York on March 3, 2009. With print trending downwards, attendees heard about the continuing boom of digital in the magazine industry. Discussions included how to better monetize...
- Eliminate WASTE.
Fielding, Michael // Marketing News; 3/15/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p10
The article explores how marketers can most efficiently use the multitude of tools created by the rise of new media, most notably the Internet. The desirability of creating customer interaction is cited. Several marketing ideas employing new media are described. Mobile advertising such as...
- More Proven Strategies For E-xtending Your Brand.
Lucas, Paul // Credit Union Journal; 9/8/2008, Vol. 12 Issue 36, p8
The author reflects on how to develop credit union through electronic banking channel. He argues that credit unions need to invest in and examine how to extend their products and services through new electronic channels (e-channels) to be able to cope up with the mobility of financial service...
- Can Slide Balance User-Ad Seesaw?
Morrissey, Brian // Adweek; 8/6/2007, Vol. 48 Issue 29, p11
The article examines Slide, a leading producer of the tiny Web applications known as widgets that present supplementary information through a small window on a desktop computer. Widgets often appear on online social network sites, and surveys indicate they reach a fifth of all Internet users....
- Online shopping for Irish farmers.
Morrissey, Brian // Irish Farmers Monthly; Oct2008, p52
The article discusses the advantages of online agriculture trade towards Irish farmers in Ireland. The author stated that the web site of Teagasc features calculations and programmes that will help make decisions on stocking rate, determine what seedling rate to use and record chemical N or P...
- Buy online, save the whales.
Perry, Joellen // U.S. News & World Report; 10/11/99, Vol. 127 Issue 14, p73
Focuses on charity retail Web sites, which promise to donate a portion of the money spent to a designated charity. How the Web sites work; Example of 4charity.com; Recommendations for purchasing from charity retail sites; Comments from William Massey, president of the National Charities...
- Rake In Google Gains, Then Sit Tight.
Ewers, Justin // U.S. News & World Report; 12/17/2007, Vol. 143 Issue 21, p55
The article looks at the economic success of Google. It is suggested that investing in Google's stock will be worth the money because of its large ownership of the U.S. search market. It is reported that Google charges its advertisers every time users click on their ads. Google has been...
- ROLLINGSTONE.COM IS A SUCCESSFUL MASTER OF ITS OWN DOMAIN.
Smith, Steve // Media Industry Newsletter; 9/13/2010, Vol. 63 Issue 35, p4
The article deals with the decision of Jann Wenner, founder of the "Rolling Stone" magazine, to take back control of the web site rollingstone.com from RealNetworks, which was given a license to use the online brand identity. According to Steve Schwartz, chief digital officer of Wenner Media,...
- Third-Party Internet Reservations--Outsource with an Expert.
Ellis, Bernard // Hospitality Upgrade; Fall2002, p1
The article focuses on the significant role of Web sites as marketing tool for hotels that requires hotel operators to have their own booking engine. It states that Web site marketing allows hotel operators to easily determine what is working and what is not, however assessing Web site marketing...
- Soul survivors.
J. A. // Entrepreneur; May2011, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p30
The article focuses on the company Dusty Groove America, a record shop that caries vinyl long-play record albums and compact disc albums. Dusty Groove owner Rick Wojcik talks about his passion for music and describes the fall in U.S. album sales in 2010 as similar to that caused by magnetic...
- Social Media and 'Search' Become 'Incredible' Drivers in Automotive Marketing.
Finlay, Steve // Ward's Dealer Business; Oct2011, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p24
The article focuses on the importance of websites as a marketing media for automobile dealers. According to Dealer.com marketing vice president Eliza Kelly, social media and search engine optimization are the main drivers in automotive marketing. She comments that social media has increasingly...
- FurnitureDealer.net offers retailers free Web sites.
Engel, Clint // Furniture/Today; 4/25/2009, Vol. 33 Issue 33, p113
The article discusses the free web site service offered by furnituredealer.net. The article includes comments from president Andy Bernstein on the service called Furnoodle which will enable smaller furniture retailers to get online, while being financed by third-party advertising. Specifics of...