Eight Billion Reasons Yahoo Didn’t Buy Facebook

Eight Billion Reasons Yahoo Didn’t Buy Facebook


For much of the year, Facebook had been in negotiation to sell itself to Yahoo.
The market value of the “instant behemoth” social service sites has fluctuated, as services both large and small have changed hands this year. The first big acquisition was Newscorp’s purchase of MySpace for $580 million in 2005. That set a benchmark, which was driven upward somewhat by the NBC Universal purchase of women’s online network iVillage for $600 million earlier this year.

Social networking sites typically allow users to create and share blogs, pictures, and videos with friends and the wider public. What makes Facebook different from MySpace? Its founder(s) set out to create a social networking site that is designed for post-high school users. It connects people by region, college, company, and high school.

Build a personal profile and connect with others that are sharing your life experience as opposed to your social, entertainment, and artistic interests, which are the focal points in MySpace. Facebook attempted to blend a little maturity into the energized chaos found on MySpace, and they have been successful. Their current membership is somewhere north of ten million – compared to the 145 million that MySpace claims.

The MySpace inclusion of ‘artist pages’ allows artists working in audio and video mediums to freely distribute media from within a social network. It has become a central feature of the network. Artist pages exist alongside individual profiles, and in addition to the regular profile features … Read more

How do you Market your Business?

How do you Market your Business?

Clarabridge Customer Connections 2019 at Fontainebleau Hotel
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According to a recently conducted study, 76.1% of respondents can recollect the advertiser’s name through the promotional items that the latter have received from the advertiser.
Most of the respondents also said that they are keeping the promotional items because they are useful.

Promotional products are efficient tools to market your products and services. They remind people of your business. Its contents include the business name, addresses, phone, or fax numbers, e-mails, and other important information.
When you have upcoming new products or fresh service or planning to have a trade show, better to have it publicized. Your target market has no way of buying it when they are not aware of it.

Promotional products include mugs, logos, t-shirts, pens, key chains, etc. Most of them can be used everyday. Thus, the more people use it, the more popular your business become. Promotional products also include brochures, catalogs, stickers, newsletters, business cards, postcards, and more. They are printed using color printing techniques. However, the most used technique is online printing four-color printing. This is because it gives quality, crisp, and eye-catching results that will surely capture the eyes of your target market. Aside from that, it also offers a fast turnaround. Thus, if you are in a hurry, printers can rush without sacrificing the quality of your promotional products.
You are already marketing your business just by handing these promotional products. The next time you know it, your sales are soaring … Read more