Posts Tagged ‘internet’

A Boy Named ‘I’ll Sue’. Part 2

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Regular readers of The Ornery Reports know that we have not heeded our own advice. We have picked on the FBI, Afghanistan’s Taliban, former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic, Democratic Representative Gary Condit, George W. Bush, the New Zealand government, dairy conglomerates, and numerous others. Our problems thus far have been varied. (more…)

Programs accelerate on-line searches

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Many people are unhappy with their capabilities in searching the Internet.

They venture on-line, enter a few words in one of the popular search engines and get back an extensive list of results. As they browse through these items, they realize that most of them are irrelevant, outdated or indeed, barely less than junk. Frustrated, they conclude the Internet isn’t a useful research tool.

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Wired to the World

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

DIRECT CONNECTIVITY

The technical foundation for my firm consists of telecommunications. Each morning, my main PC polls up to 20 different electronic mailboxes, retrieving electronic mail (e-mail) from clients, associates and friends. In all of my activities, I make sure that I have an electronic mail link to my client, permitting me a closer strategic link to the ‘customer’.

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Ad It Up. Part 2

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Right ad, right time
Jim Jorgensen is AllAdvantage’s co-founder and CEO. This former accountant has been around the startup block a few times. In 1989, Jorgensen co-founded the Discovery Zone indoor-playground chain. Within five years the company, sitting on a market valuation of $1.4 billion, was snapped up by Viacom. From there, he launched a 24/7 help-desk operation for home PC users, a company that failed miserably. (more…)

Ad It Up. Part 1

Friday, July 1st, 2011

AllAdvantage.com has 3 million users frantically recruiting friends willing to be force-fed ads in order to make money online. Just don’t call it a pyramid scheme.

Internet entrepreneurs are forever obsessing about strategies that will keep their customers coming back. AllAdvantage.com, a fast-growing startup with more than 3 million members after its first eight months, has come up with a new solution: Put them all on your payroll. Last November alone, the company sent checks to its members totaling more than $8 million.

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