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13 August, 2013
VIS – The Web & Mobile Specialist last Saturday has announced the launch of its latest product – a state-of-the-art political app for the promotion of Family First party.     The Family First Party is a socially conservative political party. It has two members in the South Australian Legislative Council – Robert Brokenshire and Dennis Hood. The party’s current federal chairman is Bob Day who has filed a nomination for the Federal Senate in the forthcoming election.     With the growth and popularity of technology in today’s era, the Family First App is exemplary cialis in technology usage including the political arena.   The Family First App, in simple words, is an app that keeps you connected and updated with the latest news and hot topics about Family First. The app allows you to share with your friends, family and other supporters via Facebook and Twitter. Other features include sending a message to Family First, special quotes, national anthem and the election countdown.     The most impressive feature of this app is the voting campaign. It’s completely in game mode. So, voting is more fun. The game is located on the front page with an Australian jigsaw map puzzle and 21 different Family First policies to chose from ...
Pinterest is now introducing some new features which include personalised pin and board recommendations based on the site you visit. In addition it also supports a “do not track” browser feature.     Do Not Track is a browser setting where users can choose if they don't want Websites to track their online activity. It prevents a site from tracking certain data, such as what other Web pages you visit.     "If you're interested, we'll also suggest personalised pins and boards based on Web sites you visit so that you have the Pin It button. So when you are planning a party and have recently visited many party sites, we'll suggest boards to make your event a hit. You can learn more about personalised pins and boards in our Help Centre or in the updated privacy policy," Pinterest software engineer Ke Chen wrote in a recent blog post. "We're excited to give everyone a more personalised experience, but we also understand if you're not interested! We support Do Not Track, and you can change your account settings anytime."     In addition to browser tracking, Pinterest may also show you pins from other users with similar interests, and also use your gender or location to select pins for ...
8 August, 2013
  How beneficial would it be if you knew which route to take to avoid traffic congestion in order to reach your destination safely? You may wish to know the exact pricing for your car repairs so you are not being ripped off by some scrupulous mechanic. Also, it would be great to shop at the best places for your car maintenance and accessories. Well all these features are now possible through your Smartphone by installing the following apps:   1. Waze     If you want to outsmart the congested traffic areas with your smart phone then Waze is the right app for you. This app is fun based on community mapping. With your Waze open while driving, you are contributing valuable information of real time traffic conditions to your local driving community. Moreover, you can report accidents, hazards or any other obscure events that you may see on the road as well as receiving road alerts on your own route. With a community shared fuel price alert, you can find the cheapest petrol station along the way. It’s a simple and fun app which makes it easier to meet and co-ordinate with friends while on the road.   2. Garage Buddy     The Garage Buddy app is your ...
Cloud computing can be considered the computing power which is accumulated in an imaginary bubble known as the cloud that allows users to access software, applications and data from a common location. This accessibility is shared by multiple users within a secure environment. Cloud computing was named because it is inspired by the cloud symbol which is often used to represent internet in flowcharts and diagrams.     In general terms, cloud computing is for anything that involves delivering hosted services over the Internet. These services are broadly divided into three categories: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service and Software as a Service (SaaS). The most recent one is SaaS with increased bandwidth availability and the need to share has seen cloud computing become an acceptable concept. A very common and easy example could be your day-to-day activities such as file share services, Google Docs, email etc.     For cloud computing, hardware and software are the two main components which are used to store, interact and deliver data. Beside SaaS services, there are other multiple applications that work in cloud such as web based email, content distribution networks, file sharing apps etc.   Cloud computing is becoming more popular due to the real benefits ...
  In this technological world, every business professional is in need of a website. Websites are now a key element representing businesses that has the capacity to convert visitors into potential clients. For this, business professionals need to engage a good web development company or hire an expert designer/developer. When a new web site project is being discussed, clients and designers may both be at a disadvantage. Clients may not know what they want or don’t know what questions to ask and consequently designers may over or under bid a site.   A powerful design distinguishes you from the rest of your competitors. Spending time in the first instance and weighing your options when hiring a web design company is absolutely crucial to gain the best results. Otherwise you will be doomed causing yourself much pain and anxiety when making changes and updates to the design of your site. Avoid some of the pitfalls by considering the following factors:   1. Difficulty in accessing the codes   Every designer/developer has their own style of designing and coding. So, whenever you are thinking of changing your designer/developer, you may be creating more unexpected problems and delays. It is more complex to work on customized codes. ...
2 August, 2013
  Gamification can be defined as the technique of using game mechanics in order to help you drive participation, engagement and motivation on your online service or site. Game mechanics can be considered as tools that leverage your innate desire for competition, achievement, status, reward, altruism etc. More and more companies are adopting gamification to improve engagement with both employees and customers. For example, Nike built Nike+ platform to engage fitness enthusiasts to take their workouts to the next level. W3schools uses gamification to enhance learning experiences for students.     The game mechanism might be in the form of earning badges, trophies and achievements; tracking and rewarding online activity; competing for position on league tables; creating virtual identities for self expression, collaborating as part of a team; spreading the word via Social Media such as Facebook, Twitter etc.     These techniques can encourage people to perform chores that they consider to be boring, such as completing surveys, determining employee performance, training etc. By wrapping game elements around your existing online services or site, you can provide compelling user experiences and engage your customers and employees more deeply, effectively and happily.     Focusing more on business objectives, gamification can help make the workplace more engaging and productive because ...
2 August, 2013
  It’s impossible to ignore the changes in technology for mobile devices which have influenced so many small business owners. Smartphones have become the indispensable tool for enterprises who are turning to mobile solutions for their businesses as well as a way to manage their marketing programs.   From a recent survey, it was found that 66 percent of small business owners are now using mobile technology. But 34 percent have not yet caught up with the changing technology. The main reason for alluding change is not knowing enough about using mobile tools and apps.     The key is to identify which mobile tools will compliment your core marketing program which may include email, social media, event marketing etc. Here are five ways in using mobile technology to further engage customers.   1. Mobilise your marketing     Mobile marketing is one of the most compelling business strategies, particularly with regard to SMS marketing. SMS, which stands for “short message service,” is regarded as a vital resource within the mobile marketing ecosystem. If you’re not yet tapping into this immensely valuable resource then it’s strongly recommended that you do. SMS marketing builds brand loyalty is surprisingly easy and affordable. Your messages will be read within minutes. It has been observed ...
Pinterest is a social bookmarking site where you can “pin” images found around the web into categorized collections or boards. Just imagine a corkboard where you can tack up cool photos, magazine articles, and inspirational quotes. Pinterest is somehow like that but its boundaries are not limited as in a corkboard. It is an online platform compared to Twitter where all the texts are replaced by images. It allows users to curate all visually appealing things they find online.     A lot of brands are not yet utilising Pinterest to its full potential. The audiences on Pinterest are different from other social networking sites in that users find it inspirational or seek help in a buying decision. If anyone is planning a birthday party or getting married or thinking to redesign a room layout, this is the best platform to use where you can actually visualize your plan instead of browsing through countless magazines and store catalogues.   Besides being a huge internet collage, each image on Pinterest links back to its place of origin.If a user finds something they like on Pinterest, there is a good chance they will at least click the source link and, at most, make a purchase.By clicking the ...
  1. Complete and maintain your profile     Take time to complete your profile and keep it up-to-date with information saying who you are, what you do and giving users a reason to follow you.     2. Follow and admire   Follow your icons or favorites and watch what type of posts they tweet and how they interact with their followers. Learn from them so that you can act accordingly and get connected to your followers in an easy manner.     3. Search and track via hashtags   By using the search function on Twitter, especially using #hashtags will help you can find the tweets of your interest. If you tweet with a hashtag on a public account, anyone who does a search for that hashtag may find your tweet.     4. Tweet for your followers   Do not tweet to show off your business sales. There is nothing worse than a tweeter who is all about selling. So, post something interesting and useful for the twitters so that they are able to re-tweet your post.     If you have any queries regarding above mentioned blog, feel free to contact us at info@visnetwork.com.au or simply dial 0431 041 875.    
  1. Complete Your Profile Or Page     Take time to complete your profile or page information to make it interactive and eye catching for your fans or customers with attractive cover/profile pictures and include texts.     2. Invest In Your Page     Include Facebook ads in your marketing budget to help increase your Likes, engagement, visibility, promoting events, marketing your products or services, etc.   3. Facebook Edge-rank     Edgerank determines what posts appear on a Facebook user’s newsfeed. Facebook EdgeRank formula includes Affinity, Weight and Time Decay.   4. Post Regularly     Create a content calendar so that post regularly even if you have a busy schedule and add a personal experience to your page or profile every time.   5. Respond To All Comments     Respond to all comments and ensure that your settings will allow people to post on your Page and your Page has its ”messages” turned on, so that people can send you private messages too.   If you have any queries regarding above mentioned blog, feel free to contact us at info@visnetwork.com.au or simply dial 0431 041 875.    
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