May 2018

Study: 85% of IT professionals think their organization's primary IT vendor can improve its service

Customer service is king for IT decision-makers when it comes to the key checklist of what they look for in an IT vendor, according to a new study by Cogeco Peer 1, a global provider of enterprise IT products and services.

The vast majority of respondents (85%) believe that their organization’s most prominent current IT vendor can improve its service, with only 14% stating that they are satisfied with the current service they receive.

Furthermore, over seven in ten respondents stated that cost (75%) or service (71%) are in their top three factors that matter the most to their organization when looking for an IT vendor, with around a quarter (22%) saying that service is the most important factor.

A new magazine for a new era in data protection

Launched on Sunday 20th May, the Data Protection Magazine focuses on current data protection issues. The first edition features interviews with Abigail Dubiniecki, Specialist at My Inhouse Lawyer, and Nicola McKilligan Regan, Senior Partner at Privacy Partnership, alongside other experts covering topics including, GDPR, blockchain, PSD2, and PECR.

Contributors to the magazine include data protection expert Ardi Kolah, Executive Fellow and Director of the GDPR Transition Programme at Henley Business School. In this issue, Ardi has written features on blockchain technology and a summary of GDPR.

How To Create Content For SEO Link Building

If you are familiar with SEO practices then you know how important high-quality content is. In that case, you are also aware that it is no small feat. What you come up with has to be something unique, that one has written before, and it needs to have a strong strategy behind it. Building top-notch and diversified backlinks is extremely beneficial, but the majority of SEO practitioners is well-aware of the dark side of the link building game – the black-hat link building practices. This is why a good strategy such as guest blogging often gets a bad rep because people focus more on boosting their rating than actually coming up with great content.

How to promote your WordPress blog through Instagram?

Modern life cannot thrive without the use of internet now. The dependency we have on the internet today cannot be emphasized enough. From social media to networking to emails, the internet has influenced our lives in a way that is undeniable. Every day with newer technological advancement, it can be said that this trend is here to stay and is only going to increase over time. The advent of the internet in our lives has also given the common man a chance to upgrade his chances of advancement and connectivity with the rest of the world at free of cost and from the comfort of his home. With the help of the internet, an individual can dream of starting and promoting his business.

Digital transformation, or what’s coffee got to do with connected services

The world’s largest food and beverage company is growing its coffee business, and not just through its recent $7.15 billion licensing deal with Starbucks. Nestlé is also brewing up digital initiatives to transform its entire business from bean to cup, starting with sourcing and warehousing, right up to point of sales.

Top 5 Reasons Why Promotional T-Shirts Are an Excellent Marketing Tool for Businesses

Small and big businesses are always on the lookout for the best ways of marketing their businesses. With so many promotional techniques in existence today, using promotional items still remains a top marketing strategy. This is because these items can be used to effectively and quickly spread your ideas to your target market. Branded t-shirts are an excellent way for businesses to market their ideas. Here are the reasons why you should consider printed t-shirts for your marketing campaigns.

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5 Essential Qualities of the Best Online Marketing Companies

Choosing an online marketing agency to assist you in reaching your business sales targets and goals may seem like an uphill task. This is because of the limitless options that are available today. Companies that have hired agencies before will understand that these companies are not created equal. This is why you need to be cautious and hire the right company for your business. Here are essential qualities that good digital marketing companies have.

Start-up Businesses One Can Begin with No Cash at the Outset

With job industry heading towards saturation, starting up home-based online venture can also serve as a great relief for maintaining a decent amount of income. Majority of the people are not aware of the fact and even if they know they won’t believe that having a small or even negligible business setup can make a huge difference in the overall source of income for a person.

On the top of everything, the good news is that starting an online business venture from the comfort of the home does not seek significant investment. Considering the spirit of doing something good, let’s have a look at some of the unique business ideas that do not require investing huge amount of capital.

Panaya Receives an Honorable Mention in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Agile Planning Tools

Hackensack, NJ - May 17, 2018 - Panaya, the leader in SaaS-based testing and continuous delivery platforms, announces that it has received an Honorable Mention in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Agile Planning Tools report, released in late April.

According to the report, “Enterprise-scale Agile adoption continues to grow, driving evolution in the market for planning and management. Application leaders looking to facilitate coordination and collaboration while enabling insight into their organizations' flow of work should consider enterprise Agile planning (EAP) tools.”

Keyword Research Tools That Entrepreneurs Can Use to Boost Startup Visibility

When startups are established, the pressure is on them from the very beginning to become profitable. While entrepreneurs may have an idea that’s truly brilliant they may not be too savvy about how to ramp up their online visibility to attract more website visitors and ensure the desired sales revenues. A quick look at some of the best keyword research tools that entrepreneurs can use for SEO:

Google Keyword Planner