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Automating Your Business Using Custom Software Development

utgttIf you have a business and your business process begins with marketing your products or services to your potential customers. At this stage, you greet them and discover what their particular needs are as they come to you for a product or service you offer. The next step is to succeed the sales of the product or service to boost the actual profits with the product and then maintain the loyalty of your customers for your future business.

The next step is grabbing your clients’ important information because it is crucial for you to keep a persisting database and record of your customers. Be sure that you figure out where the customer heard about your products or services, and how they got their way to your store or office. Then you gather their contact information; make sure to get the phone number and email. (more…)

Difference Between Excel Files – XLS, XLSX and XLSM

jlhjkhkExcel 2007 Microsoft launched a series of file formats to substitute the .xls. Almost every new format carries different uses and functionality. You will need to become familiar with the different formats, especially if you frequently work with Excel large files.

You also have known that Excel 2007 has totally changed its menu structure and interface. It is one of the most significant transformations in any previous version. Nevertheless, it will lead you to some headache when you are upgrading from previous version. It is because the menu structure and ribbon have totally changed. In which you think a command might possibly be moved somewhere else. You will find new file formats. It is certainly not .xls any more, you will find the new .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb, and also .xlam file types.

Let’s get familiar with the several types of file formats that Excel uses and understand how to switch files from one extension to another. (more…)

Facebook Spams Spreading Through Events Questions Chat and Messages

hyhyEvery new feature Facebook brings, is being used for spam increasingly each day. Be it Facebook Questions, Facebook Events, Chat or Messages. I receive at least 10 spam messages each day, thanks to my fiends who click on those tempting links and spread the spam messages further. It is about time people take control of their online lives and put on those spam proof vests.

Here is a guide on spotting email spam from a mile away. If you read and understand that post, you will have become well versed with spam patterns. (more…)

How to Deal With High Traffic on your Site

bhjhfhjfjhfNo matter whether you write a blog, run an online shop or develop your projects on the Net, traffic is the word that grabs your attention. Why? Traffic means popularity and sales, it is the main goal of any online player. However, high traffic might lead to certain trouble if you are not prepared to handle it properly. You really don’t want slow loading times and annoyed visitors. What should you do to avoid that?

Get VPS Hosting

Probably one of the best ways to deal with high traffic is to find a cheap VPS hosting plan. If you opt for VPS you will get the amount of bandwidth and other resources that you need to sustain your website traffic. VPS plans come in all sizes, however even the minimum ones usually are enough to support medium to high traffic. (more…)

Wolfson Microelectronics – CEO of the Year

ghtudDavid Milne, CEO and founder of Wolfson Microelectronics has been named the European Technology Forum’s CEO of the Year (private company), at the UK Technology Partnering and Investment Awards Dinner held on Monday night. Wolfson was also named as runner-up in the Hottest UK Technology Prospect category.

The award, sponsored by Apax Partners, recognises exceptional achievement in the execution of business. Announcing the award Ken Olisa, CEO and founder of Interregnum said, “With David’s leadership Wolfson achieved in excess of 100% growth in 2002, a fantastic achievement in such difficult market conditions, we are delighted his achievements have been recognised.”

David Milne added, “The European Technology Forum is an extremely well respected networking group for senior executives, I am honoured to receive this award from them.”
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