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Issue 28 – Web Wonders

June, 2008

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Good and cheap are two incompatible words, we are told. But in the world of small business they’re the Holy Grail. Do more with less. Outsmart the big dogs. Improvise on the fly. With that spirit in mind, Make It Business presents you with 10 low-cost and no-cost web applications that may make a significant difference in how you run your business. We start by profiling goodboog.com, a Vancouver company that is helping business find new opportunities in non-English markets by closing the language gap.

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Social media expert Richard Goosen

Next internet gold mine is in the crowd sourcing

Written By Richard J. Goossen
Posted in Feature Articles, Issue 28 - Web Wonders, Issues, PR & Social Media, Technology

Savvy companies create channels for the masses to participate in shaping their future

Imagine someone in japan searching for  your business. Image them searching “British Columbia” and “scaffolding” – in Japanese. Image your company showing up high in the Japanese search. Well, no need

Web Wonders help small business succeed

Written By Franka Cordua-von Specht
Posted in Feature Articles, Issue 28 - Web Wonders, Issues, PR & Social Media, Technology

Good and cheap are two incompatible words, we are told. But in the world of small business they’re the Holy Grail. Do more with less. Outsmart the big dogs. Improvise on the fly. With that spirit in mind, Make It Business presents you with 10 low-cost and no-cost web applications that may make a significant difference in how you run your business. We start by profiling goodboog.com, a Vancouver company that is helping business find new opportunities in non-English markets by closing the language gap.

Fiona-Walsh

Two excellent web tools for greater profitability

Written By Fiona Walsh
Posted in Articles, Issue 28 - Web Wonders, Sales & Systems, Technology

In the Ghost CEO coaching program we talk about the three essential building blocks for success in business: visibility, credibility and profitability. Today’s column is going to focus on profitability. I went “shopping” on the internet, looking for new products …

Victor Chew Wong - Publisher and Editor

A transcontinental love story, thanks to the internet

Written By Victor Chew Wong
Posted in Articles, Issue 28 - Web Wonders, Marketing & Branding, Sales & Systems

My brother is getting married. An unremarkable act of little consequence to anyone except family and friends. Well, he is 46. And this will be his first time, to the great delight of my father. Her home is in South …

Andy Latter - Web Expert Columnist

The future of the web is interaction

Written By Andy Latter
Posted in Articles, Issue 28 - Web Wonders, Technology

The genie is out of the bottle, the cat is out of the bag, the people have spoken, and the votes are in. Social networking is here to stay. The web, which was once the domain of the unidirectional message, …

Miin Lim - Management Expert Columnist

Market intelligence only a click away

Written By Miin Lim
Posted in Articles, Issue 28 - Web Wonders, Marketing & Branding, Technology

As an agile business owner, there’s never been a better time to harness web technology. Turn any corner and you are faced with better and brighter ways to handle your finances, manage client relations, and even beef up your marketing …

Brian Scudamore Business Expert Columnist

Wrapping your car a great investment

Written By Brian Scudamore
Posted in Articles, Issue 28 - Web Wonders, Marketing & Branding, Sales & Systems

Dear Brian, I am the founder of a business downtown Vancouver called Revitalize Now!. We offer a variety of services to help people detoxify the body and lose weight. My company also offers an effective stop-smoking detox program. I have …

Robert Ciccone is the president and founder of Success Unlimited Sales and Marketing Group. He is also the creator of the Marketing for Profit Program, a three-part results program that provides the marketing systems, tools and ongoing support to help participants effectively build, manage and operate a profitable business.

Marketing basics apply to online and offline world

Written By Robert Ciccone
Posted in Articles, Issue 28 - Web Wonders, Marketing & Branding

Online marketing initiatives can be a complicated and sometimes daunting proposition. Some may even argue that it is a science that requires some sort of degree. After all, you need to know and understand things like affiliate marketing, pay-per-click campaigns, …

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