How to Create a Successful Advertising Plan?

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSiysXeF4LHbtcUeWENs11imwPfLBLqodGRQvoLR1pBgwF4Kn8rMany factors have to be considered when making an advertising plan. Like the type of message to be delivered, the audience to be targeted, how they should be targeted, budget, etc. all of which depends on the nature of the advertisement.

Regarding the type of message to be delivered, try thinking from the point of the customer. What will impress him and catch his fancy. Note down points what the customer expects from the company and what advantage will he have when dealing with the company. Effort should be made to retain viewer or listener’s or reader’s interest in the advertisement until the end. This procedure is known as message selection.  Continue reading

Managing IT Projects Offshore

https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRwSkl8G33VEp01b5aDesUQaoh95frRIOYR8gvDSM3N9__pBvi5MQMany organisations have moved their Information Technology (IT)/software development offshore to reduce costs and increase competitiveness because of more working hours due to time zone differences. Work is sent to places such as India, China and Russia. The cost savings from doing IT projects in these countries is considerable but the monetary saving is only a small part of the equation. Running projects offshore is very different to running them at home turf. Having seen many projects over the past few years, it has become clear that similar problems/issues are arising time and time again. Understanding these before you start any kind of offshoring project will help you get better results from your plan. These are six of the key areas to consider and where most of the issues lie when offshore outsourcing. Continue reading

Stages of Venture Capital Funding

Mаnу people dоn’t rеаlіzе thаt іn оrdеr tо bе ѕuссеѕѕful іn buѕіnеѕѕ fundіng оnе muѕt аlwауѕ bе аwаrе оf whеrе уоur buѕіnеѕѕ іѕ аt іn tеrmѕ оf іtѕ dеvеlорmеnt. Fоr сlаrіtу thеrе аrе thrее brоаd аrеаѕ thаt соvеr thе vаrіоuѕ rоundѕ оf fundіng. Thеу аrе:
1. Sееd Stаgе
2. Eаrlу Stаgе
3. Lаtеr Stаgе

Thе ѕееd ѕtаgе іѕ thе ѕtаrt uр ѕtаgе whеrе уоu dіg іntо thе fіnаnсіаl nеtwоrk thаt уоu hаvе rеаdіlу аvаіlаblе tо уоu. Nаmеlу уоur оwn fundѕ оr thаt оf fаmіlу аnd frіеndѕ. Durіng thіѕ tіmе Angеl Invеѕtоrѕ аnd Vеnturе Cаріtаlіѕt аrе dіffісult tо соmе bу bесаuѕе thе buѕіnеѕѕ mоdеl hаѕ nоt ѕhоwn еnоugh рrоmіѕе аt thіѕ роіnt. Thіѕ рhаѕе dеаlѕ wіth thе buіldіng оf thе fоundаtіоn аnd іnfrаѕtruсturе оf уоur buѕіnеѕѕ. Thіѕ іѕ thе ѕtаgе whеrе уоu wіll rеfіnе уоur mоdеl аnd buіld а ѕtrоng tеаm аrоund уоu thаt wіll bе аblе tо mаxіmіzе оn thе buѕіnеѕѕ орроrtunіtу аt hаnd. Continue reading

Eurozone Unemployment Reaches a New Record

https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSlVixa04ZjyH2WNsVv-ss__P1GKFtyosyBRoSmE5qN2LxCeZirogThe Eurozone unemployment in increase to its highest level 11.7% in October as per figures published by Eurostat. While the Eurozone’s unemployment rate has been increasing since June 2011, the unemployment in the U.S. has fallen to below 8%.

About 18.7 million people were unemployed across the Eurozone, up 173,000 from the previous month. Spain and Greece are most affected with over 25%, with 60% of jobless youth; such numbers can have a negative impact in the long run. Non-euro countries, like Britain and Poland, reported unemployment rate of 10.7% in October and a 25.9 million jobless workers. Continue reading

Tony Blair urges Britain to stick with European Union

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcT1fbqwqzGtmS3lCs8dIRLJeVG0vj71dZH9PCF70_o2uYpg3yOknATony Blair, the former prime minister, warned regarding Britain’s future in the European Union, that the country will face a risk if it edged toward leaving its regional alliance while power shifts to emerging economies.  Speaking in London, Tony Blair argued about his country’s place in the bloc saying that the European Union was important because it helped Britain leverage its influence within a changed geopolitical landscape. Britons have not been enthusiastic about European integration but, lately, talks over Britain’s relationship with the European Union have geared up. Tony Blair was questioned by critics, telling his reliability at home had been dented by his interest in the Iraq attack, and because he had been active for euro membership, which has gone through a debt crisis.

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