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Vivo Launches Y21L Budget Smartphone with 4G VoLTE Support at Rs. 7,490

- 25 August 2016 No Comments
Vivo has launched Vivo Y21L budget smartphone in India with 4G VoLTE support at Rs. 7,490. The smartphone is now available to buy and its available in White and Grey colour variants.

Vivo Y21L comes with dual-SIM card support and it runs on the company's Funtouch OS 2.5 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop. The Vivo Y21L is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor coupled with 1GB of RAM.

Vivo Launches Y21L Budget Smartphone

The smartphone features 5-megapixel rear camera with flash, and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera with Palm Capture and Voice Capture features, which allows you to click photos simply by showing their palm. Users can say ‘cheese’ to click pictures using Voice Capture.

“We are pleased to offer the new Y21L packed with 4G VoLTE technology to our Indian customers at an affordable price of Rs 7,490. With this device, we reassure our commitment to offer quality products to our valued customers,” said Vivek Zhang, CMO, Vivo India.

Vivo Y21L comes 16GB of inbuilt storage that you can expand later via microSD card (up to 128GB). Apart from 4G and VoLTE support, other connectivity options includes, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3.5mm audio jack, and Micro-USB with USB OTG compatibility.

The smartphone packs a 2000mAh battery, weighs in at 145 grams, and measures 130.7x66.4x9.2mm.

Vivo Y21L also includes accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, and a magnetometer.

Meizu Launches U10, U20 Budget Android Smartphones

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Under its U series Meizu has launched U10 and U20 two new Budget Android Smartphones in China. The Meizu U10 will be available in China starting September 18 at a starting price of CNY 999 (roughly Rs. 10,000), while the Meizu U20 will be available on August 28 at price tag of CNY 1,099 (roughly Rs. 11,100).

The smartphones will come in Black, White, Champagne Gold, and Rose Gold colour variants.

The Meizu U10 and the Meizu U20 both will be available in two storage bundles, where the Meizu U10 will come with 16GB storage coupled with 2GB RAM and the second variant will come with the 32GB storage bundle coupled with 3GB of RAM. The 32GB variant has been priced at CNY 1,119 (roughly Rs. 11,300).

Meizu Launches U10, U20 Budget Android Smartphones

On the other hand the Meizu U20 will be available with 16GB storage bundle coupled with 2GB of RAM. The second variant will come with 32GB storage bundle coupled with 3GB of RAM. The 32GB variant of Meizu U20 has been priced at CNY 1,299 (roughly Rs. 13,100).

Features and Specs of Meizu U10
The Meizu U10 runs on an Android-based YunOS with Flyme UI and features a hybrid dual-SIM card slot (Nano + Nano/microSD). It comes with a 5-inch (unspecified resolution) IPS display with 2.5D curved glass protection.

The Meizu U10 packs an octa-core processor. The storage on the Meizu U10 can be expanded via microSD card (up to 128GB). Meizu U10 features 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, and a 5-megapixel front shooter for taking the selfie. Connectivity options includes 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS. The Meizu U10 boast a 2760mAh battery.

Features and Specs of Meizu U20
Meizu U20 on the other hand features the same specs from the Meizu 10 except its larger display and bigger battery. The Meizu U20 features a bigger 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display, and packs a 3260mAh battery.

Both the smartphones also come with a fingerprint scanner embedded into the mTouch 2.1 home button.

We will have to wait for the announcement for its international availability, as the company hasn't made any announcement for its availability for the international market yet.

Intex Cloud Trea Budget Smartphone Launched at Rs. 4,999

- 24 August 2016 No Comments
Intex has launched its new Cloud Tread budget smartphone in India at Just Rs. 4,999. At this price the Cloud Tread comes with a hexa-core processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. The smartphone will be available in Champagne and Grey colour options exclusively via Snapdeal, starting at 12pm IST on August 30.

Intex Cloud Trea Budget Smartphone

The Intex Cloud Tread smartphone comes with dual-SIM support and it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box. It comes with a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display with Dragontrail Glass protection, The Cloud Tread smartphone is powered by a 1.5GHz hexa-core MediaTek MT6591 processor coupled with a Mali 450 GPU and 2GB of RAM.

It sports a 5-megapixel real camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
The Intex Cloud Tread comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage which users can expand via microSD card (up to 32GB).

Connectivity option includes 3G, Wi-Fi, FM radio, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm audio jack. It houses a 2200mAh battery, and.

In terms of its hardware and specifications the Intex Cloud Tread smartphone features almost the same specs from Samsung’s Z2 which was launched on Tuesday. The main difference is the Samsung’s Z2 offers 4G connectivity where Intex's Cloud Tread smartphone does not.

What will you prefer to buy! Would you consider buying Intex Cloud Tread without 4G connectivity or you will go with Samsung’s Z2 which also offers 4G connectivity under Rs. 5,000?

Do share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

Yu Televentures launches Yunique Plus and Yureka S smartphones in India

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Micromax's Yu Televentures has launched the Yunique Plus and Yureka S smartphones in India. Both the handsets the Yunique Plus and the Yu Yureka S has been priced at Rs. 6,999 for Yunique Plus and Rs. 12,999 for Yu Yureka S. According to the company both the new smartphones are now available via retail stores across the country.

Yunique Plus and Yureka S smartphones

Let’s talk about the features and Specifications of both the handsets.

Yu Yunique Plus Features and Specs
The Yu Yunique Plus comes with dual-SIM support and it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box. The handset features a 4.7-inch (720x1280 pixels) IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

The smartphone is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) processor coupled with Adreno 306 GPU and 2GB RAM. It comes with 8GB of inbuilt storage which is also expandable up to 32GB using a microSD card.

The handset features an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash and an f/2.0 aperture. On the front, we get a 2-megapixel camera as well. The Yu Yunique Plus includes all major connectivity options like GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, 4G, Bluetooth, GPS, and Wi-Fi. Both the SIM cards on the device support 4G connectivity. It is backed by a 2000mAh battery.

Yu Yureka S Features and Specs
Now let’s talk about the other one, the Yu Yureka S features a 5.2-inch (1080x1920 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 that will protect your smartphone from scratches. 

The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor clocked at 1.1GHz coupled with 3GB of RAM. It comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage and features hybrid SIM slot.

The Yu Yureka S runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop and also features the company's Around Yu, a service aggregator platform. The smartphone features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, and you can also record videos in full-HD format. It sports a 5-megapixel front camera.

The connectivity options includes 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and Micro-USB. It is backed by a 3000mAh battery.

Do share your thoughts about this smartphone in the comments below.

Amazing Tech That Has Returned From The Past

- 09 August 2016 No Comments
Fashion occurs in one massive cycle and if you don’t believe this, think about corsets. Corsets were popular in the Victorian times. Guess what are now being used by women again today? You guessed it, corsets, for the same reason they were before. To help women get that hourglass figure. Flared jeans slipped back into fashion this year as well.

No one would ever have guessed tech could or would follow the same pattern. It does. Tech of yesteryear constantly makes a comeback albeit with improvements or new uses. Let’s look at some of the tech forgotten that has been brought back from the dead by developers.

AR
If you’ve been playing Pokemon Go, you might have been led to believe that AR is a new idea. On the contrary, AR has been used before numerous times. In the early 2000s, AR was used for promotion on drink cans and bottles. Usually, to advertise new movies like the first Star Wars Prequel.

Amazing Tech That Has Returned From The Past
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At this point, the AR code was brought to life when it was placed in front of a Webcam. Around 2010, AR was brought back again for promotion on a far larger scale. It was commonly used because it was cheap to setup and easy to sell. AR codes could be placed on flyers or really, anything at all.

Even the concept of using AR for games is not a new idea. AR was used for the Eyetoy, the Kinect and by Nintendo with the 3DS. Pokemon Go is based on another game that was brought out several years previously. You might think seeing Pokemon in the real world is wonderful. However, it is really just a new spin on an old idea.

Membrane Pads
When the first computers were released on the market, they used membrane pads. If they were still used today, touch typing would be very different, and RSI would be far more common. Typing at speeds of one hundred words per minute would be impossible.

However, that doesn’t mean we haven’t found a use for membrane boards in the real world. Industrial factory owners often work in unison with a membrane keyboard manufacturer. The heavy elements and durable design make it the perfect tech to use in a rough environment. It also stops buttons being pressed accidentally.

3D In The Future
We bet you think that the ‘gimmick’ of 3D is dead. Particularly, with diminished sales of 3D movies and films. Both Microsoft and Sony abandoning support for 3D probably should have been a warning sign for 3D enthusiast. It wasn’t even a passing thought at this year’s E3 convention.

3D In The Future

On the other hand, people who have been watching the tech industry probably know 3D will return once more. In 2009 it was simply a film that used new tech for 3D that brought back the trend.

This year another film will try to trigger that response with Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. The title may not sound that appealing. But the tech behind the film should be enough to make videophiles get goosebumps.

The film will be shot 120 frames per second in 3D. This will give the audience the sensation of seeing a real event rather than watching a movie. It will be incredible, and no doubt bring 3D tech back into the public eye. Particularly, once film producers discover they can capitalize on it once more.

Open Source Software: The Key to Adorn Productions

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It has been a long time now since open source software has hit the market. In the initial days, individuals did not have confidence in the capabilities of Open source software and it's ideas. The vast majority of the business people felt that uncovering their source code will be only being crazy.

But gradually, when the world was presented to the different thoughts and advantages of open source, a major section of the technical communities and businesses trusted its potential. This is the sole reason behind why 78% of IT sector businesses on the planet have adapted the idea of open source software. And if you calculate the percentage of startups adopting open source software is miraculously 91%.

From security reasons to financially savvy feature, there are some genuine advantages that improve open source programming far than the scrambled one. For new businesses, open source innovation is a significant help.
Open Source Software

They can even get the source code of the product that they are following or need to outline comparable software. The expense is entirely less and they can undoubtedly give each and every technicalities details to their customers and offer out to them.

The best thing about open source programming is that it's profiting all the niches today. How about we observe to the commitment of open source to different areas and what are the scope in the times to come:

Business Sector-
The business segment is one of those areas which has witness a tremendous boom because of open source. Open source has inhabited getting the codes settled effectively, rolling out improvements to the current codes, surveying codes of others to get thoughts and so forth.

Permitting is accessible which guarantees that forking is unrealistic with your codes. With an extent of standard change and progression, open source has given every single association a chance to give their product and services a taste that is preferred by the audiences around.

One of the best open source software which is helping out businesses is SocioBoard.
Open source in Business

Education System-
Training is essential for each group. Consolidating instruction framework with open source programming has helped instructors stay composed and effectively systems their arrangements and execute them. In the most recent two years, a number of colleges and schools settling on open source are basically astounding.

The open source has enhanced the method of correspondence with classrooms, different educators, guardians, take virtual outings, or take a stab at something new, for example, another dialect, or course. I
Open source in Education System

t gives teachers and endeavors tool-set to organize and screen in-class and out-of-class activities, store and share addresses, presents, understudy work, and contact information, and include the class with talk, worked in mail, forums,blogs, bookmarks, surveys, instruments for making a wiki and schedules.

Government Sector-
The government is the accepted " information manager" of a nation. There are a lot of valuable information which should be gotten to eventually of time. With the scrambled structure, it was entirely difficult to get to the information.

In any case, after the presentation of open source programming in the administration arrangements, the straightforwardness of information, publishable, and make information change replicable. With a portion of the preeminent powers, for example, the USA, India and so on have picked open source in their administration systems.

The open source consolidation has helped nationals in 3 noteworthy ways-

Digital Empowerment to citizens
Digital Infrastructure
Governance on Demand

Health and Medicines-
You would be astonished to realize that the open source programming was one of the major weapon  to go up against the health crisis and Ebola in Liberia. The open source programming inhabited in the remote zones of Liberia to adapt to the predominant emotional instability.

The wellbeing bureau of Liberia has as of late built up an SMS administration that arrangements with noting questions on these ailments even in the remote region of Liberia.

In any case, UNICEF and IntraHealth began by building adjacent farthest point by working with and including neighborhood people, which reinforces the goal to layout, however, much as could sensibly be normal as a result of the end-customer.

This can incite unforeseen focal points and better methodologies for considering issues in difficult to accomplish circumstances. It was in like manner basic to keep the work done openly for a remix, reuse, and update.
Open source in Health and Medicines

Open source is right now driving change from the base up, on account of authorities' new capacity to work with element gatherings to effect endeavors and great headway.

Logically, representative now see [open source software] as driving progression, passing on higher quality, and driving improvement rather than being just a free or insignificant exertion elective.

Succeedingly, we can expect more progressions from open source, new plans of activity, and various all the all the more stimulating new pursuits and associations.

In conclusion, I want to say that after such a variety of contemplations and perceptions, It is consistent with say that the future will be totally open source upgrading developments, inventiveness and a universe including every last space succeeding with common amicability.

About Author:
Sumit Ghosh is the CEO of Socioboard Technologies and the marketing Head of Socioboard. Where he's responsible for the overall marketing strategy of SocioBoard, including production marketing, positioning, demand generation and online marketing. Socioboard's new approach to open source social media management is changing how Social Media Marketing companies, digital agencies, corporations and web/broadcast media across the world thinks about Socioboard.

How to Teach Your Kids to Safely Play Pokémon GO

- 02 August 2016 No Comments
Pokémon Go launched kids from the sofa and outside, making parents happy. It has even redeveloped the family experience. As kids and adults hunt for Pokémon characters, families are beginning to spend quality time together in an exciting way.

Since the release of Pokémon Go, the smartphone app has seen more than 30 million downloads. Estimates also put the app’s value in upwards of $35 million. It even has more daily active users than Twitter, which is no small feat.

If you’re asking yourself, “What is Pokémon Go?” as a parent, it’s time to do some homework. This interactive app played via smartphone is changing how people interact. Users are wandering streets, parks, and communities all over the world in search of iconic Pokémon characters.

Safely tips for kids playing Pokémon GO

However, not all Pokémon characters are found in safe places for kids. This emphasizes the need for parents to take an active role in teaching their kids how to safely play Pokémon Go.

Pokémon Go Creates an Exciting Family Experience
Understanding the Pokémon Go as a parent may create a fun way to connect with your kids. They may already be addicted to the app, and you can use it as a way to share those wise words of parenting wisdom.

Weekend Pokémon Go adventures could be your family’s next tradition. And it could prove to be an invaluable one too. Joining in on the adventure with your kids will give you a better idea of the dangers involved. This will ensure you have the details you need for the next family safety meeting.

According to Slice Intelligence, 52 percent of users are between the ages of 18 and 34. This suggests you might even enjoy an Pokémon adventure or two on your own.

Pokémon Go Exciting Family Experience

Let Pokémon Go be a Catalyst for Safety and Awareness
The special element that is unplugging kids from their video game consoles is the mix of virtual gaming and reality. Despite its powers to move kids from the sofa to the park, Pokémon Go could put your child at risk.

There is a wealth of reports of people running into inanimate objects or wandering into traffic while playing Pokémon Go. This may happen to your child as they lose touch with reality and walk carelessly into danger. Emphasizing the importance of staying aware of their surroundings will help them explore the game in a safe way.

Discuss the Dangers of Talking to Strangers While Playing
Reports of Pokémon adventures leading kids into unsavory places have caused parents to worry. Some parents are not sure if they should allow their kids to play the app. heightened safety concerns.

Putting boundaries in place for your kids is the perfect Pokémon Go strategy. This keeps them within a safe distance home, and you can check up on them whenever you feel the urge.

Reports of child predators using the app to gain the trust and companionship of kids are also disturbing. Callahan Walsh from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children urges parents to use the app as a chance to teach important safety lessons.

Pokémon Go safety tips

Here are a few Pokémon Go safety tips to share with your kids:
Keep Pokémon Go adventures close to home. This will keep your kids to safe and in a familiar setting.
Discuss the elements of strangers while playing. It is a fantastic strategy to emphasize not joining a stranger while on the hunt for Pokémon characters.
Let your kids know it’s all right to say “No” to nefarious characters.
Open the floor to questions your kids may have about safety, opening the lines of communication.
Join in on the Pokémon adventure and make it a family affair.
Employ a Pokémon buddy system for your kids to follow when playing with friends.

These innovative tech moments are exciting for kids and adults. They can be an important parenting moment as well. Explaining safety and your expectations for smartphone use, whether Pokémon Go is the topic or not is also essential.

Stay up to date on the latest news about this year’s app phenomenon and you may be surprised how your family dynamic will change for the better.

Lenovo Launches Lenovo Vibe K5 Note in India with 4GB of RAM, Features and Specifications

- 01 August 2016 No Comments
Lenovo has launched its Lenovo Vibe K5 Note in India with 4GB of RAM and larger 5.5 full HD display. The Lenovo Lenovo Vibe K5 Note is a successor of its last year launched Vibe K4 note.

Below we have all the feature and specifications of the new Lenovo Vibe K5 Note.

The Lenovo Vibe K5 Note comes with a larger 5.5-inch full HD (1080p) IPS display size. The device is powered by a 1.8GHz MediaTek Helio P10 64-bit octa-core processor paired with Mali-T860 GPU. The comes with 16GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded using a microSD card.

Lenovo Launches Lenovo Vibe K5 Note in India

Talking about the camera, the Vibe K5 Note comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash. It also features an 8-megapixel camera on the front for taking the selfies. The Lenovo Vibe K5 Note packs a 3,500mAh battery with fast charging support. The smartphone also features a fingerprint scanner and connectivity options including dual-SIM card slots, 4G with VoLTE support, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.

Running on the Android Lollipop 5.1 the Vibe K5 Note based on its Vibe UI also supports the new TheaterMax technology that can convert any of your multimedia content into a virtual reality experience. The bundled with this also includes an ANTVR headset.

The Lenovo Vibe K5 in India has been priced at Rs. 11,999 for the 3GB of RAM variant, and Rs. 13,499 for the 4GB of RAM variant. The smartphone will be available from Flipkart in an open sale starting 11:59pm IST on Wednesday and it will be available in Black, Silver, and Gold colour variants.

The Lenovo Vibe K5 Note was first launched in China earlier this year, and now Lenovo has launched this device in India.

Intex launches Aqua Power HD 4G smartphone in India at Rs 8,363: Full Features and Specification

- 29 July 2016 No Comments
Intex today launches it's new Aqua Power HD 4G smartphone in India priced at 8,363. The smartphone can be seen listed on the company’s website but the details about its availability it's not mentioned there. It looks like the Intex Aqua Power HD 4G serves the similar specs and features from Aqua Power 4G smartphone except its bigger battery and more RAM.

Intex launches Aqua Power HD 4G smartphone in India
Below we have listed all the specification and features of the newly launched Aqua Power HD 4G smartphone.

Intex Aqua Power HD 4G Features and Specification
The Intex Aqua Power HD 4G smartphone comes with a 5-inch HD (720p) IPS display. The smartphone features a 1.4GHz quad-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM. The Aqua Power HD 4G comes with an internal storage of 16GB which is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card.

The smartphone sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash. It comes with a 2-megapixel front facing camera. It is powered by a 3,900mAh battery, which according to the company provides up to 7 hours of talktime. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. Connectivity options include 4G, dual-SIM, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi.

Other features in Aqua Power HD 4G smartphone
The Aqua Power HD 4G comes with a turbo download feature which helps in downloading large sized files quickly on 4G network. Moreover, the smartphone also comes with face detection, anti-shake, do not disturb and emergency rescue. Users will also get pre-loaded apps like Matrabhasha, Saavn, Clean Master and Opera Mini.

What you think about this phone? share with us in the comments below.

Business And Tech: What's Big In 2016

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One of the best ways to stay ahead of the curve in business is to keep your company up to date with all the latest tech trends. Sure, it may mean that you continually have to upgrade your devices and equipment, but you will find that it is very worth it. Not sure if you have all the latest tech in your office? Here’s our list of what’s hot in 2016 so that you know exactly what you should be investing in right now.

Business And Tech: What's Big In 2016
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Easier Online Payments
Everyone is savvy with PayPal these days. I bet even your Grandparents are! But 2016 is so far the year when new online payment methods are emerging. Not only is there more choice of the payment methods you can use on your online shop, but many of them are much easier for the customer.

So if you start using an alternative to PayPal, you might attract more custom from people who prefer other payment services.

Slick Printers
Every year, printers seem to be getting more advanced. It’s no different in 2016. Printers continue to get slicker, and there are a variety of tasks you can use them for.

Not just printing! These days you should easily be able to find a printer that can also scan and photocopy documents, like the ones from Ricoh Printers. You can even buy 3D printers now, so you don’t just have to print documents and contracts!

Latest Tech
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Wearables For Employees
You will have already heard of the Fitbit. It is like a watch that you wear while working out. It tracks the number of calories that you burn.

Well, now you can buy wearables for the office. They aren’t all in watch forms. Many people are expecting wearable tech such as Google Glass to be big in offices in a few years time. So why not get ahead of everyone else and start your employees off with wearing it now?

Cloud Technology
Ok, so cloud technology has been around for a while. But not every company has started using it. That might all change in the next few months as this form of tech is set to develop.

As this tech becomes much more secure, it is expected that more companies will start to adopt it. Before long, almost every business will be storing important data and information on the cloud.

Cloud Technology
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Online Security
As technology develops, the risks and threats that we face online also develop. But, thankfully, online security is continually getting better. Now is can effectively protect us from hackers and viruses. The only way you can be sure that all your online data is as safe as it can be is by installing the latest online security on your system.

Not only will your company’s important information be safe. But you will also reduce the risk of a virus of damaging your computer system and intranet. This can save you from having to pay a large sum of money to replace equipment.

So why wait? Upgrade to 2016’s top tech today!

The Six Things That Are Going to Make Your Business Stand Out

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Anonymity and invisibility are two killers of any business’s chance of success. You need to stand out, be bold and make a name for yourself. Otherwise, you won’t be attracting the customers you need any time soon.

Making an appearance
First, you need to have real, physical presence. People, whether it’s other businesses or customers, do a lot better if they have a physical frame of reference for a business.

Host a launch event, go to expos. Shake hands and talk face-to-face with people. If things are beginning to slip, relaunching can be a great way to refresh your business and build a better image.

Six Things To Make Your Business Stand Out

Defining your brand
If you’re having a launch or hosting events, you also need to know what your company is really about. Not just what you do but why you do it and how. In fact, this needs to shine through every kind of communication and marketing you have.

Identify what your value is to your consumers and use that the cornerstone to a great brand identity. This is the first step of any marketing strategy.

Digital marketing
After that step, it’s all about how you communicate that brand. A web design company can help you distil that message into not only visual but written forms. They can help you determine the message as well as how it reaches your customers.

It’s not just about how you use your site, either, but how you find the right channels to reach your customers in things like social media too.
Digital marketing

Value your customers
Having impact is being valued by the customers you need to survive. In business, to be valued, you have to value. You have to show your customers that you care and appreciate about them.

Retaining them by ensuring that they’re satisfied. Be hyper-aware of your customer services by keeping track of your employee’s performance. Establish a connection by adding a personal touch. For example, a thank you note with each delivery.

Word-of-mouth
Once you have happy customers, you would hope that they would spread the word of their satisfaction. Sometimes, it’s not enough to just wait for that, either. There will be those who are happy to review of their own volition.

But you can use tactics to increase word-of-mouth. Tactics like asking them to send you referrals (in exchange for discounts). Incentivise people to share and they will be a lot happier to do so.
Word-of-mouth

Network
It’s not just your customers that need to be talking about you, as we have said. If other businesses do it, particularly successful ones, it lends a credibility to your own operation.

You can establish these kinds of relationships by taking the first step and helping them share their own campaigns. Or even getting directly in touch and asking them.

We hope the above points help you find the ways that you can stand out from your competitors and really make an impact. A strong appearance can help carry you to success, so don’t underestimate its importance

5 Types of Software That Will Make You A Better Manager

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A manager’s job is a tough one. You’re expected to manage your team in all areas of business, even if you’re not that clued-up yourself! It’s important that you get to grips with leadership and get the best out of your team at all times. Luckily, software is always available to help you with this task. There’s no better way of solving your issues if you’re struggling, especially with these few suggestions.

Instant Messaging
You might not instantly think of instant messaging as a business tool, but it certainly can be. Many managers are constantly on the go, drifting from place to place. This can lead to employees feeling left out and confused about their roles.
5 Types of Software's for managers

They need to be able to get in touch with you to ask questions and offer their best work. Instant messaging means you can always be in touch and get back to them quickly. Email is good, but real-time conversations are even better.

HR Management
As a manager, you probably have responsibility for a large number of employees. It can grow very frustrating for them if you aren’t on the ball. They’ll come to you with issues like pay and holiday requests, and if you don’t get back to them quickly, it’s annoying, to say the least.

An HR management tool will give you everything you need to make this process as easy as possible. You’ll have detailed information for every employee on there, eliminating the need for confusion.

Calendar/Scheduling
There’s nothing worse than a manager that continually makes false promises. They’ll ask to see you for a meeting, only to fail to show up for thirty minutes. Then, they’ll arrive, and they won’t be ready to converse with you.

It’s a case of being disorganised and unprepared, and it’s why scheduling software is so important. Simply put, it gives you an easy overview of all the day’s activities. You shouldn’t forget or fail to attend any of them after installing this.

Note-Taking
It isn’t easy for a manager to keep track of all their employees and their requests. That conversation you had with one employee months ago might still be in their head, but it isn’t in yours! They’ll want to talk about something in detail, and you’ll have simply forgotten about it.

This is why note-taking software can be very useful. It gives you a way of refreshing your memory about important conversations. It’s also very important for detailing crucial matters that might come back to haunt you.

Project Management
Finally, we come to project management software, which is seen as crucial by many. If you’re working on a big task with your employees, you need to keep a close track of it. Project management software can help the entire team to work together to carry out a project in the best way possible.

 There are many advanced possibilities depending on what you’re using the software for. The basics can include building timelines, sharing files and keeping everyone up to date.

Hopefully, with the help of this software, you’ll become an even better manager!