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March 2011

Volume 107


Marketing Your Site

What's New ?

It All Starts With a Sale

Developing a quality sales process is a multi step endeavor. Choosing a product line, defining the market and developing a sales force is not always easy. The experience needed for successful product evaluation, market study and training is not easy to come by. Most successful business people have made their share of mistakes in this area and have learned from those mistakes. But there is another ingredient that if lacking can stand in the way of a successful product campaign.

The most experienced professionals know that a quality sales process alone will not assure success. Quality service is also necessary. Service at and beyond the sale is required to attain and retain a loyal customer base. A quality service process must be developed along with the sales process for a business to flourish.

Quality sales and quality service combine to create a complete business process. You have probably heard the phrase, "Build a better mouse trap, and the world will beat a path to your door". This sounds good, but without a trained sales staff no one will know that the mousetrap exists. And without a quality service process you will most likely miss out on repeat sales.

It is not enough to simply sell something. Merchants should consider what prompted the sale and address the issue through service. When a quality sales process is combined with quality service a merchant can build a loyal customer base that may purchase again and again.
iPad2 Already?

First I should tell you that I do not own an iPad so I won't be doing a product review here. If sales are an indicator then the reviews are in anyway, the iPad is a resounding success.

With the iPad not quite ready to celebrate it's first birthday, the iPad2 has entered the market. With upgrades in processor power and ram the iPad2 promises to be much faster than the iPad. Reviews state the speed is noticeable but not stunning.

With a price tag of 500 to around 800 (this depends on the amount of flash memory chosen) dollars is the upgrade worth it? The iPad2 has been on the market for about 2 weeks and is almost impossible to get due to back orders.

I understand the need to out pace the competition and it looks like Apple will have it's second generation tablet out before many have a first version tablet available. But an upgrade that requires a new purchase in less than a year? I could understand upgrading components but if the iPad is anything like the iPod, upgrading an existing model won't be available.

Apple has proven it can restrain itself when it comes to compatibility, how about a show of restraint when it comes to planned obsolescence.

    Just for Grins    

Ten Reasons To Go To Work Naked

1. Your boss is always yelling, "I wanna see your butt in here by 8:00!"
2. You can take advantage of computer monitor radiation to work on your tan.
3. Inventive way to finally meet that hunk in Human Resources.
4. "I'd love to chip in, but I left my wallet in my pants."
5. To stop those creepy guys in Marketing from looking down your blouse.
6. You want to see if it's like the dream.
7. So that, with a little help from Muzak, you can add "Exotic Dancer" to your exaggerated résumé.
8. People stop stealing your pens after they've seen where you keep them.
9. Diverts attention from the fact that you also came to work drunk.
10. Gives "bad hair day" a whole new meaning.


Hot Links

Hot Tip

Denison Links 
Area Website Directory, Recipe Database, Family Resource Links, and E-Minder

 Monarch Country  
Highlights, Scores, Schedules and More..

PPP Design Website Design Marketing Checklist
A categorized website design marketing review.

Help Files and Tutorials
Tutorials provided by PPP Design and BT Computers LLC.

Definitely Denison
Find out More about Denison (Where to shop, eat and stay)

Download Firefox 4
Download the popular browser for your computer or phone.

Fun Links Daily
Interesting Links Daily Links

50 Mind Blowing Facts
Several very interesting facts

Robotic Copy Editor with Writing Tips

 Firefox 4

Firefox 4 is now available and is getting rave reviews. With over 10 million downloads in the first 48 hours it is a popular choice. Firefox 4 is faster and has a new look (although it is possible to revert to a look more familiar to version 3.xx users.

Featuring a new JavaScript engine Firefox 4 is as much as three times faster on many tests compared to Firefox 3.6. Hardware acceleration and layered based graphics make it even faster on graphics intensive sites.

A new sync account allows you to synchronize browsing session data whether you are using a computer or on a phone.

New security features allow for more control over what you divulge while surfing.

Download Firefox 4

Caution: some add-ons will not function with
Firefox 4.



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