Home     About Us    Contact Us     Contribute     Privacy
Mutual Funds
Related Articles
Related Discussions
Related Definitions
Related Categories
Tip of the Day

Tip of the Day Put At Least 20% Down On A Home

Put At Least 20% Down On A Home - Your home is most likely the biggest purchase you will make in your lifetime, so when planning for the big day,...

read entire tip

Related Podcasts
Recently Added
Other Great Sites

Upholding Business Image

Q:I’m the VP of a small Internet Marketing & Web site promotion company. Naturally, we use our Web site to help publicize our services, and as such consider any feedback we get concerning our site to be very important. Recently we received an e-mail from a disgruntled visitor who criticized us –rather sarcastically too- by basically saying that we have a poorer image because our company uses AOL (America On Line) to host its Web site rather than pay InterNIC to get a domain name.

A:I use the Internet and my website extensively to market my company's products and services. Although I do take advantage of the free website offers that the commercial online services provide, I also have a Web Site with an exclusive domain name that provides complete information about my company. I too have noticed that customers (especially those who are savvy at using the Internet) look down not only on AOL web sites, but on anyone using an e-mail address with an aol.com attached to it. Although the psychology of this phenomenon is perhaps too complicated to explore in this message, I think it's worth paying attention to. AOL has been experiencing a lot of problems lately, and some people have had problems accessing AOL web sites. So, my advice to you would be to take advantage of the free Web Site offer, but also look into creating a stand alone site for your business. Not only will it give your company a greater perceived image, it will also allow you to create a site way beyond anything you could create on AOL. This is a fairly common question. "Do I look unprofessional if I have an AOL e-mail address/website?" Honestly, I'd have to say that yes, you do look unprofessional by having your website on AOL. I think that this is especially true if your business is one that deals with the WWW and the Internet. Yes, your AOL site is free, but who is going to hire a web design firm who won't even spring for their own website and domain name? You might have an argument if your AOL site was interesting and attractive, but frankly it's ugly, dull and unimaginative. I completely agree with the person who criticized you. Using a free AOL web page is fine for an individual who wants to put up pictures of himself and his family on their fishing trip for his relatives to look at, but makes a business of any kind look like it must be a bush-league operation. This is especially true if your business is directly involved with internet marketing and promotion. I don't understand why you would even consider doing anything other than getting your own registered domain name and setting up a "virtual" web site, under your own name, using "virtual" e-mail, so your e-mail can be forwarded to you. Advantages: You look like a real business instead of a kid with an AOL connection, your web site is easy to remember and access, and so is your email address. Costs: $100 to internic. Probably $100 up front to a "web farm" provider and then $30 or so a month. That's NOTHING. What's the big deal? Do it.

Discuss It!

paper writing services reviews said:

Marketing strategy can change the face of your business, sales may increase if profit margin is low and distributors are eliminated from real life experience, it would save your cost and add customer's benefits.

Play View for mac os said:

Entertainment also helps the person to be physically as well as mentally fit because nowadays people donât have time for themselves and cherish what they have.

showbox movies apk download said:

The free app for the TV shows and movie streaming, Showbox has become one of the favorite apps of millions of users to watch movies.

Prime-Assignment said:

A marketing exchange or value market is an open substance a free system of monetary exchanges, not a physical office or discrete element for the exchanging of organization stock shares and subordinates at a concurred value these are securities recorded on a stock trade and also those exclusive exchanged secretly.

hot sale replica watches said:

Out of work, party, you may need a watch to reflect your temperament and vision, to show you different from the general taste and vision. Here to meet your needs. thank.

mensajes de buenos dias said:

I have a hard time describing my thoughts on content, but I really felt I should here. Your article is really great. I like the way you wrote this information.

choosewaisttrainer said:

Waist training is a fast means of losing weight and achieving an hourglass shape. Waist training describes in detail the most effective exercises for waist training.

how to see someones private instagram said:

It is best instagram viewer that described to see someone private private instagram profiles in hidden ways here this application is best for any others on web it can be access within single click to view any private photo of instagram profile.

check the link out here said:

Internet marketing is a very fast means of increasing your sales. This article was helpful for me as I am also in a similar business.

https://knifegeeky.com/best-hiking-knife/ said:

This is an incredible rousing article.I am essentially satisfied with your great work.You put truly exceptionally accommodating data. Keep it up. Continue blogging. Hoping to perusing your next post.

Most Popular Articles
Most Popular Definitions
Related Questions
Daily Definition

Definition of the Day Law of One Price

Law of One Price - The law of one price relates to the theory that any commodity, asset or security will have the same price in more than one exchange. Should the price differ in anyway, then by what are called arbitrage opportunities an equality will be achieved. Essentially the...

read entire definition




Home     About Us    Contact Us     Contribute     Sitemap


Copyright © 2009 TeenAnalyst.com