Internet Marketing – Worldwide Money Making Medium

Online Marketing, web-marketing and i-marketing is together known as Internet Marketing. And when the goods and services are sold online, it is called e-Marketing or Search Engine Marketing.The media has been connected with the audience worldwide through the internet. Internet Marketing has an interactive nature through which, this medium can bring out responses and provide immediate responses anywhere in the world.Designing, developing, promoting and selling products online are the central features of Internet Marketing. In this process, media gets to play a major role in as its present through the various stages of customer engagement and awareness cycle during search optimization, search engine marketing, banner ads for specific websites, web 2.0 strategies and email marketing.There are various forms of internet marketing. One of them is called e-mail marketing. E-mail marketing is a type of straight marketing which uses email to communicate the with the target audience. Emails are sent by merchants to its current or previous customers to enhance relationships and their loyalty. Emails can also be sent to acquire new customers or to convince new customers to buy something instantly. The researchers have estimated that the firms in the United States alone spend around $300 million per year on email marketing.Search engine marketing or SEM is the most effective method of Internet Marketing. In this form marketing, search engine optimization, contextual advertising, paid placement and paid inclusion is used to promote a website by increasing its visibility in the search engine result pages.The North American advertisers used up to $13.5 billion on search engine marketing in 2008. Google AdWords, Microsoft adCenter and Yahoo! Search Marketing are the largest SEM vendors. SEM has grown faster than not only the conventional methods of advertising but also other methods of Internet Marketing.
Email marketing software is another form of Internet marketing. In this form of Internet Marketing, a computer application is used to send mass emails to target markets. This software generally has a database, which stores campaign statistics, contact information and message history. The interface offers characteristics needed to operate an email campaign such as contact entry, message sending, reporting and contact importing. In the US, these Software packages are available free as well. Major companies pay thousands of dollars to organizations specializing in providing solutions for mass marketing email campaigns.This form of Internet Marketing increases the tempo of direct marketing as it sends personalized e-mail to current and prospective customers. A poll conducted by Gallup found that nearly 67% of Internet users send, forward or receive emails normally. Other online activities such as downloading music, shopping or reading blogs are outranked by emailing. There are schedulers in email marketing software, which are designed to send emails routinely. This facility removes any possible delays and the marketers can adhere to their marketing plans.Companies engaged in internet marketing have the advantage of calculating statistics quickly and inexpensively. The organizations can easily conclude, which offer was more tempting to the customer. These results can’t be extracted in billboard marketing.

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What Is a Dromedary?

There are plenty of trucking terms that the average person doesn’t understand, but one that can be hard to figure out is “Dromedary.” The reason for this is that it’s also the name of a single-humped Arabian camel. Now, obviously truckers aren’t strapping camels to their rigs (though I’ll let you imagine that for a bit), but they are doing something reminiscent of camels.Every state has their own on limit the length of trailers, so coming up with additional storage space can be key for truckers so that they can maximize each and every haul they make. For properly designed trucks, an addition to the tractor portion of the truck can allow for extra storage without increasing what the state counts as the length of the trailer. So what can this allow you to do?The nice thing about Dromedaries is that they can be modified to do a variety of things based on the needs of the trucker and the cargo they’re hauling. In some cases Droms (as they’re colloquially called) can be converted into living space to allow the driver to cook, sleep, and even shower during long haul trips while allowing them to save on hotels. This allows the drivers to maximize their time on the road without having to work around the schedules of hotels and motels with set check in and check out times.In the case of cargo, they’re even more versatile. Droms have been used to haul non-perishable food that doesn’t need to be refrigerated when the main trailer is a refrigerated unit that is filled with perishable foods. In the case of livestock, Droms can be used to carry hay and feed to give to the livestock during long hauls without having to arrange for stops to feed the livestock. Droms can even house fuel tanks, allowing drivers to carry even more cargo without going over the length limits of the states they’ll be driving through.While the Dromedary may get it’s name from a camel, and rightfully so, they have quickly become integral to the ability of truckers to maximize each trip that they take. Whether allowing the carrying of extra cargo, supplies for the cargo, or just providing the driver with a place to sleep and refresh themselves at a rest stop, Droms are a great addition to the trucking industry and one that will be around for years to come.

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Which Health Care Is “Alternative”?

I had no idea what a can of worms (or “germs,” more literally) I would open as I set out to determine the most politically correct title for a new page on my website. It began with what I thought would be a quick definition look up on the internet and turned into an all night study.My starting premise about the type of health care one would consider “the real health care” was formed during childhood, and based on brief medically related snapshots such as these:From my four-year-old perspective, it seemed that our family doctor’s concern over my allergic reaction to the miracle drug Penicillin meant that I was living in great danger. So concerned was the doctor, I was denied the experience of attending Kindergarten. (Apparently there aren’t as many germs in first grade.)The next medical memory was made a few years later. That time however, I was present at a school, along with the entire community. We had come as families to wait in line for our sugar cubes on a Saturday morning. The sense of relief and security was evident with each family as they received and swallowed their cubes of vaccination against the polio virus and threat of a future in an iron lung.Now, put my childhood memories together with the fact that I tend to be a real left-brain thinker (compartmentalized facts, details, logic – rather than getting the big picture first). I think you will begin to understand why I embraced what is now most commonly known as conventional practice as “real health care”.You know the conventional medicine I’m referring to – you get “sick,” go to the doctor, have some pills prescribed, take them, suffer through any ill-side effects, and get “well” within a week. Perhaps conventional medicine was easy to accept because we didn’t have to work at anything, like learning to take better care of ourselves in the first place, or worry about who to blame when we became too sick to repair.I knew that not everyone would be as comfortable as I was in omitting alternative medicine from the “real health care” category. Therefore, I was not surprised when the search engine results for definitions of “holistic,” “natural,” and “alternative” medicine revealed a trail of controversy between two schools of thought.What I was shocked to find is that this trail of controversy is not a “new age” split in thinking; but rather it leads to France, dives back into the late 1800s, and begins with two men of science.The name I recognized was that of Louis Pasteur. Pasteur did pioneering work for decades in many aspects of biomedicine. This brought him both accolades and lots of strong criticism from his peers, although he remained a relative unknown to the world at large until he came up with a treatment for rabies in the mid 1880s.The other man, Antoine Bechamp, was also an active researcher and biologist. He taught in universities and medical schools, and was widely published on cell biology, disease, botany and related subjects.While both Pasteur and Bechamp studied cellular biology and it’s relation to disease, they worked with markedly different theories.Pasteur believed that the basic unit of any organic life is the cell, and that cells are aseptic. In other words, disease comes from micro-organisms (germs) outside the body. He felt that germs are designed to do one thing and one thing only: to cause a particular disease; and that every disease is associated with a particular germ.Pasteur apparently gave no regard to the condition of area of the disease or of the person, in regard to the likelihood of a disease striking them. His narrow focus led him to believe that to cure a specific disease a specific defense would have to be created … by finding a drug that would kill off the germs without killing the patient.Bechamp saw a bigger picture, and noted the “nanobe” as the basic unit of organic life, a unit with the capability of change. He believed that diseases come from micro-organisms (germs) within the body.Normally these germs would be working to build and help the processes of the body, but when the body or a portion of it dies or is injured – either chemically or mechanically – the germs stop what they are doing and change to help in the disintegration (getting rid) of the injured area.More poetically put, his work showed that diseases are always processes of rescue or repair — and life; and are only serious when the medium is in poor condition to start. The conclusion from Bechamp’s work is that disease is built by unhealthy conditions and that to prevent disease we have to create health.So we see here in two different men of the same era, both members of the French Academy of Science, the very basis for the two schools of thought on health care.Conventional Medicine, which positions us somewhat like sitting ducks at the mercy of random raging germs and focuses on beating back each illness or disease after the fact, is to a large degree based on the work and conclusions of Louis Pasteur.The studies and findings of Antoine Bechamp are the scientific root of what has come to be commonly known as Alternative Medicine. Here’s the concept: get the body healthy, keep it healthy, and facilitate the body’s work as its own best defense to prevent or cure disease.When I saw it stated in those terms, I must admit that a signal went off in my logical left brain.I read further and found that Pasteur critics believe that his overshadowing of Bechamp’s work is due to his “genius of publicity and public relations.” Some have gone further, citing Pasteur’s own lab notes (released only after his grandson died in 1975) to deem him a “fake scientist,” and accuse him of stealing ideas (mainly from Bechamp), falsifying experimental data, and making claims which had no basis in fact.At this point I’m beginning to believe that my left brain has been duped into following accepted customs in health care that have little to do with science or logic. My right brain, in this case, agrees by deeply resonating with Antoine Bechamp’s thoughts on Pasteur’s theory …”The [Pasteur theory] is monstrous fatalistic doctrine which suppose that at the origin of the things, God would have created the germs of the microbes intended to return to us sick” ~ Professor Antoine BechampFootnote: Louis Pasteur, who avoided handshakes due to his fear of germs, died of a stroke at age 46. Antoine Bechamp was still clear on his theory and giving interviews until weeks before his natural death at age 93.

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