Yearly Archive:: 2011

The Real Magnitude Of Walmart

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How much do you know about Walmart? We certainly didn’t know enough…that is until now! Very few know what a leviathan this largest retailer in the world really is. Check out some of the stats that blow your mind away: If we were to mark Walmart’s revenue as national

Google Needs To Clean Up Its Attic To Avoid Becoming Another Microsoft

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How is Google like Microsoft? Both have one core business that they took and built ‘the empire’ upon. With Google it’s Google Search and for Microsoft, Windows is what has dominated the market. Goes without saying that these core products are immensely profitable, create great cash flow and contribute

Yahoo! Going…Going…Gone?

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Yahoo’s struggles to keep its head above the water might soon be the last it can make. The huge web presence it once commanded with a global audience allowed it to build a relatively profitable and growing business, but it could not sustain the magnificence for long. Now for

What’s Happening Now?! Google Will Tell You!

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Google says that the new “freshness updates” algorithm is sensitized to the fact that people want the most ‘new’ update on things. A favorite recipe might rank high but compared to this, latest news and events would command the higher ‘freshness’ quotient. Google would show search results that are

Persuasion vs Passion-What Works To Increase Sales

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Tired of rallying up leads? After countless sleepless nights over driving “organic traffic” to your website and watching the horror of how few convert into sales both on your website and off-page as well, you have probably laid down arms now on increasing sales! You ask yourself, “Where am

A New Genre Of Loan To Save Your Business!

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A new genre of lending and borrowing has come as a messiah for several entrepreneurs and business start-ups everywhere. It is called P2P or peer-to-peer lending, where the borrower takes a loan from an individual rather than a lending institution. This is fast becoming a preferred mode of borrowing

Is Your Sales Team Losing The Battle To Your Well-Informed Customer?

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Customer satisfaction is no longer a lazy day by the poolside for business owners. Today the customer’s expectations are high. He is no longer just waltzing into your store because he simply felt like it. Instead he has done thorough research about what he is spending his precious bucks

Tradeshows In New York—November 2011

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“…I’m going to the very heart of it!…New York…New York!” Yes, it’s the hub of everything American, everything business—New York! The city is a host to the largest and most prominent trade shows in theU.S. If you want maximum national and global outreach for your business, here is a

The Not So Small “Small Business”

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They are a major driving force of the U.S. economy. They are a dynamic part of the economy that generates three-fourths of the jobs in the U.S. and contributes to employment growth. They know their customers well and are geared especially to meet local needs and that is why

Upcoming Tradeshows In California—November 2011

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Starting this October, Promo Direct will keep bringing updates to you about the most prominent tradeshows in your state. With these updates you can now plan where you want to showcase your product or service. You can plan the event, get promotional products planned out, the booth décor, and