Global LCD TV market down 8% in Q1 2007

Global LCD TV market down 8% in Q1 2007 – 7.10.2007 Global LCD-TV shipments declined to 13.99 mln units in Q1 2007, down 8% from 15.2 mln in Q4 2006. Such a Q1 decline is typical following the peak holiday selling season in the Q4. All the Top 5 LCD-TV brands suffered sequential... »

Microsoft Teams to Offer Online Resource for Startup Businesses

Microsoft Teams to Offer Online Resource for Startup Businesses By Niladri Sekhar Nath,  MCnet Contributing EditorJune 27, 2007 Microsoft Corp. has teamed with MasterCard Worldwide, FedEx Corporate Services and Bank of America Corp. to offer a comprehensive tool for entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses. The tool comes with enhancements on financial management,... »

‘Not a Site, but a Concept’: Tapping the Power of Social Networking

‘Not a Site, but a Concept’: Tapping the Power of Social Networking

‘Not a Site, but a Concept’: Tapping the Power of Social Networking Published: July 09, 2008 in Knowledge@Wharton Mini USA, the American branch of BMW’s Mini Cooper line, tracks everything being said about its brand everywhere on line — in blogs, discussion groups, forums, MySpace pages and much more — then uses what it... »

You’re Older? So Sell Your Wisdom

You’re Older? So Sell Your Wisdom Ageism is real, but you can beat it by emphasizing your skills and building relationships Age discrimination is against the law, but highly qualified people in their 50s and 60s still get passed over for jobs they might have landed easily if they were 20 years younger. Jeannette... »

Your Home Can Be the Star of an Online Show

Your Home Can Be the Star of an Online Show

Your Home Can Be the Star of an Online Show By ANNE EISENBERG November 11, 2007 IF you’re shopping for a new home, it’s easy to take a virtual stroll through the ranch house at 640 Hobart Avenue, San Mateo, Calif., asking price $1,049,000. The house has its own Web site, complete with a... »

CEOs grapple with Web 2.0

CEOs grapple with Web 2.0 Blogs, social networking, and other Web 2.0 features are expected to have a big impact on business in the coming years, but CEOs are unsure how to harness them By James Niccolai, IDG News Service March 14, 2007 Company leaders are being urged to embrace blogs and other Web... »

Doctors checking babies for mental disorders

Doctors checking babies for mental disorders

Doctors checking babies for mental disorders Autism, attention deficit disorder diagnosed, treated earlier and earlier The Associated PressUpdated: 1:53 p.m. PT May 14, 2007 CHICAGO – Within days of their birth, healthy babies will look you in the eye. By 4 months, they will delight in others. And by 9 months, they will exchange... »

Marketing and ROI

Marketing and ROI

Marketing and ROI JULY 24, 2007 Measurement is easier for direct marketers. Direct mail and e-mail had the highest return on investment of any target marketing method in 2006, according to Harte-Hanks‘ "Target Marketing Priorities Analysis: 2007 Key Trends" study. The survey, conducted by CSO Insights, questioned marketers about their tactics. More than 70%... »

Wealthier Nascent Entrepreneurs More Likely to Start Businesses

Wealthier Nascent Entrepreneurs More Likely to Start Businesses For Release: July 19, 2007 Contact: John McDowell, (202) 205-6941 john.mcdowell@sba.gov SBA Number: 07-25 ADVO Press Kit WASHINGTON, D.C. – The wealthiest nascent entrepreneurs are more likely to start a business than are their less wealthy counterparts, concludes a study released today by the Office of... »