Natural Stone Tiles Reviewed

23rd May 2015 by No Comments

by: Gardening Man

Interest in all the Natural Stone Tiles continues to escalate, for example limestone, marble, and granite. This family of natural materials requires thorough understanding, laying by a professional tiler and an adequate care and maintenance program. Having said that, it is no exaggeration to say that ceramic tile manufacturers worldwide have become passionate about replicating the look of Natural Stone Tiles. There are ceramic tiles that look like timber, slate, marble, granite and in some cases the effect is so realistic you have to bend down and actually feel the material. That is interesting, because no matter which way you look at it, nobody really spends a lot of time feeling carpet or vinyl, but tile, in whatever form, invites consumers to touch it. It is as if that will impart a better understanding of its aesthetic possibilities or true potential.

Natural Stone cannot be truly imitated. No two pieces are really the same and it is important to recognise that it is necessary to exhibit as much care in material selection at the installation stage as it is at the point of purchase.

It is important to note that maintenance is a key issue, but in spite of potential difficulties, the Natural Stone Tile family offers magnificent potential for the creation of a floor or wall finish that will remain durable and aesthetically pleasing for a lifetime.

Limestone

Rock that is mainly made of calcite, a mineral form of calcium carbonate, is known as limestone. It forms when the carbonate crystallises out of solution. This can evolve in many different ways, leaving behind a different kind of limestone every time.

Most limestone is typically grey; however, almost every other colour has been found over time.

Limestone can form almost completely without the presence of acid from organisms. It is simply forced out of solution, by evaporation. More often, though, limestone is formed by the work of organisms, such as aquatic ones.

Limestone makes an excellent building material because it can be easily worked. It can even be used for the purification of waste water and gases! Most limestone tends to be of fairly uniform tonality but, as always, the exception confirms the rule – some limestones have strong markings, such as blotches or strong veins.

Marble

Marble is a metamorphic rock, formed when limestone is subjected to enormous forces inside the earth’s crust. This process, called re-crystallization, causes changes in texture and composition. Fossilized materials, along with carbonates, form large, coarse grains of calcite. Any impurities present affect the mineral composition and the colour of the marble that forms.

Marble is found in many countries and in all corners of the globe.Today, the quarrying and production of marble is a very involved and highly automated process using a variety of purpose -built machines. Nevertheless, the human eye remains the crucial factor when evaluating and classifying the product.

Marble has long been valued for its beauty and strength; it was and still is widely used in buildings, monuments and sculptures. Even the ancient Greeks used marble for just this purpose; and who has not heard of Michelangelo, the undisputed master from Carrara who used marble for his statues?

Granite

Granite is classified as an igneous rock. It is formed when hot magma from the earth’s core cools very slowly and crystallizes. The mineral grains that are formed are large enough to be clearly distinguishable; interlocked like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. This is what makes Granite very strong and durable – ideal for building and construction.

Granitic rock makes up a large part of every continent on this earth. Its main mineral ingredients – quartz, alkali and plagioclase feldspar, hornblende and biotite mica will – determine (by and large) its colour.

On rare occasions, such as volcanic eruptions, the granitic magma cools too quickly to form large crystals. The resulting rock, called rhyolite, has the same mineral composition as granite but is fine grained.

Granite is a popular material for surfaces subject to many and varied impacts, such as kitchen benches and vanities, steps and floors in ‘high traffic’ areas. Some granites have a quite spectacular appearance and are used for their visual impact, such as on facades.


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5 Reasons You Should Go With a Paid Hosting Account Rather Than Free Blog Platforms

21st May 2015 by No Comments

by: James Druman

Whether you’re setting up your own website or outsourcing design, you might be pondering over the issue of whether or not you should buy web hosting or just take advantage of a completely free option, like WordPress.com (as opposed to .org) or Blogger. It is a good question, and it’s worth asking. It really depends on what you are doing with your site and how you want to position yourself, but many internet marketers (myself included) will tell you that there are substantial advantages to hosting a site on your own paid hosting account.

So today, I want to look at five great reasons to buy web hosting instead of going the 100% free route.

1. You Get Better Support

For one thing, when you pay for hosting, you tend to get better support. This isn’t always true, but in many cases, when you are a paying customer, that means the company has a vested interest in keeping you happy. With top webhosts like HostGator, for instance, this means 24/7 live support any time you need it and a vast collection of video tutorials to help you with your account.

2. You Maintain Control

Many companies that allow you to host their site have certain restrictions on what you can and can’t do. We’ll talk about a major one of these in a minute, but these restrictions can even change at times. They will usually notify you in some manner, but if you don’t follow their blog or read every email they send you, then you can be in danger of losing your site at any time just because you didn’t properly understand the TOS.

I don’t know about you, but when my money is on the line, I like to maintain as much control over these things as I can. I want to be able to decide what I can say or do on my own website, and I surely am not comfortable with someone else having the ability to pull the plug and take all my content off the web so that I lose it forever.

3. No Restrictions on Monetization

One of the major ways many of these free hosting options restrict your site is by not allowing you to monetize. Sorry, but that’s a deal killer for me.

The same may not apply to you. You might be setting up a site to get your hobby online, and that’s perfectly okay. But if at some point you decide to start promoting a great product you come across or even throw up a little Adsense just so you can make a few cents off the effort you put in to bring your ideas to the world, it sure would be nice to have that option.

As an aside, Blogger, in particular, does allow you to monetize, but all the other reasons on this list still make that a no-go for me.

4. Search Engine Rankings

This one I’m not totally sold on, but many internet marketers believe that a site hosted on WordPress or Blogger’s free hosting platforms will not do as well in Google rankings. This may or may not be true, and again, I’m not so convinced. But, having said that, I do know Google is always doing more to their algorithms to get the best information out of the pile, and there is a chance that someday they will decide that includes giving more points to sites hosted on their own server.

Again, it’s about having control, and the last thing you want is to put all that energy into ranking your site and see it plummet due to a change in Google.

5. It Looks More Professional

Finally, the most important reason for many, even if they don’t believe these sites are harder to rank…When you host your site with WordPress.com instead of using WordPress.org on your own account, your domain name would have the .wordpress handle at the end. In other words, instead of it being YOURDOMAIN.com, it would be YOURDOMAIN.wordpress.com, and let’s face it—that just doesn’t look as professional.

I personally believe that if you take your business, or even your hobby, seriously and want others to do the same, you need to ditch that .wordpress or .blogspot handle. Period. So for all these reasons, and more, the majority of professional webmasters choose to buy web hosting instead of going the strictly free route, and I agree it makes much better business sense. Again, it really comes down to what you’re trying to accomplish online. So first, sit down and make that decision for yourself, and once you’ve determined that you can come to an educated conclusion whether your own servers are the best option for you as well.

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Internet Marketing – FREE Blogs To Boost Internet Marketing Sales

20th May 2015 by No Comments

by: Jeffrey Wyrick

Wikipedia further goes on to say that many blogs provide commentary or news on a particular subject; others function as more personal online diaries. A typical blog combines text, images, and links to other blogs, web pages, and other media related to its topic. The ability for readers to leave comments in an interactive format is an important part of many blogs. Most blogs are primarily textual, although some focus on art (artlog), photographs (photoblog), sketchblog, videos (vlog), music (MP3 blog), audio (podcasting) and are part of a wider network of social media. Micro-blogging is another type of blogging which consists of blogs with very short posts.

TECHNORATI (dot) COM TRACKS MORE THAN 100 BLOGS

Recent research about internet marketing strategies shows that one of the most commonly used tools for increasing website traffic is the blog or “web log”. The reason that people are responding more to this form of internet marketing is that they have a unique opportunity to interact with other like minded people, not only the person that is promoting the product or service, but also other people who are willing to give their unbiased opinions.

INTERNET MARKETING GETS BOOSTED BY PR PIGGYBACKING

What I mean by this is that the companies that are setting up internet marketing campaigns have learned that they can increase their search engine ranking by setting up a blog on HIGH PR FREE BLOG WEBSITES like the ones shown below.

* PR 8 – WordPress (dot) com

* PR 6 – Joomla (dot) com

* PR 6 – Blog (dot) com

* PR 6 – Blogspot (dot) com

* PR 4 – Bloggit (dot) com

THIS LOOKS AWESOME, BUT WAIT THERE’S MORE COMING

Seeing this HIGH DEMAND in internet marketing search engines and social networks wanted to get in on the fun. Using these other FREE WEBSITES to market your own service, products or affiliate programs is HOT HOT HOT ! ! !

* PR 7 – 360.Yahoo (dot) com

* PR 8 – MySpace (dot) com

* PR 8 – Facebook (dot) com

* PR 7 – Squidoo (dot) com

* PR 6 – Tagged (dot) com

NOW LET’S TIE ALL OF THIS INFORMATION TOGETHER

You’re probably sitting there wondering WHY all of these HEAVY TRAFFIC websites are doing so well and WHY is it that people are now using these FREE blog websites for their internet marketing campaigns. The answer is much simpler than it might seem at first when you look at it. We start with the well known fact that CONTENT IS KING and the search engines LOVE websites that provide fresh relevant keyword or keyword phrase rich content.

With blog posters all over the world posting and doing internet marketing on these FREE blog websites, FREE search engine landing pages and FREE social networking websites the search engines are eating up all this HOT FRESH NEW CONTENT that is being delivered by internet marketing teams who are making hundreds of posts to these websites every day.

PIGGY BACKING OFF OF THE PAGE RANK / PR ON THESE SITES

In short what this means is that when you are able to set up your internet marketing campaign on these HIGH PR websites you are automatically going to get indexed by the search engines. The reason for this is that when the search engine queries the main blog or social network website (such as Squidoo) it finds relevant content that leads it to a link that might say…..

“Click Here – To Follow Your Internet Marketing Dreams”

The search engines will follow this link to your main website and automatically spider YOUR WEBSITE searching for relevant keywords and keyword phrases that million and millions of online users are searching for every day. This is a little different than the traditional link exchange programs used in early Web 1.0 internet marketing strategies where you would get reciprocating back links from random websites that more often than not didn’t have any relevant content to offer the search engines.

Now you have websites with HIGH PR / PAGE RANKING linking directly to your website, best of all these websites offer relevant content that the search engines can index for their own viewers future searches. This method of internet marketing will bring in more traffic to your website and ultimately it should increase the number of sales made each day.

SOME NEXT LEVEL INTERNET MARKETING BLOG STRATEGIES

Now for a nice finishing touch. Go to your favorite search engine and type in “swicki by eurekster”. I get the best results when I go to Google and MSN to run this search. Now using this SWICKI tool you will create two incredibly powerful internet marketing SEARCH TOOLS, one that will search your main website from your blogs, the other one will search your blogs from your main website. Remember these blogging and social network websites have HIGH PR / PAGE RANK and now you have just set up multiple keyword and keyword phrase rich reciprocating link with them!

Another thing that will help you bring in even more traffic using your keyword and keyword phrase rich blogs is to use social bookmarking tools that are also provided FREE by companies such as StubleUpon, del.icio.us or Digg. The search engines love social bookmarking websites because they establish the popularity of the website. Using this internet marketing strategy will help to increase your own websites PR / PAGE RANK as more and more people choose to bookmark your blog.

REMEMBER TO INCLUDE A BIO LINKING TO YOUR WEBSITE

As you finish things up the link or links at the bottom of your internet marketing blog post will then lead the viewer back to your main website. You have now established yourself as an expert. Over the course of just a few short weeks, or in some cases even as fast as a few short days, people will begin to respond to your posts. As time goes on more and more people will want to link to your FREE blog if it’s set up correctly.


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Facebook Marketing For MLM

19th May 2015 by No Comments

by: Narelle Yeates

Probably the most popular form of internet marketing today, more and more people are beginning to use social media marketing to spread the word about their products and services, and get leads for their business. But as with any marketing strategy, there is a right and wrong way. How you use this technology will greatly impact on what results you will achieve. In this article I will only be focusing on how to get leads for your MLM business.

The first thing you will want to do is build a list. To do this you need to get a whole lot of people to add you as a friend. If you don’t want to start with people you know, search for groups on internet marketing and network marketing or even find people who are in specific company groups like the company you are in. Research other companies and look up their fan pages too.

You want to attract others in MLM. This is the best kind of list to have because all your leads will already be familiar with the concept of MLM and probably already be joined with a company. This is a good thing though because somebody has already done all the leg work for you convincing them that MLM is a good business model. Now all you need to do is show them that you are a great leader and expert in your field.

You should try to add about 50 people per day. When you are sending the friend request, write something in the message box to make it more personal like, “hi there, I see you are in (XY Company), so am I, lets connect and share our ideas.”

Soon you will start to see your friend requests get accepted, so start getting to know your new friends. Create a friend list so you can shoot out messages to everyone on the list at once if necessary, but the best way is to talk to each person individually on a more personal level so they begin to trust you. Find out what company they are in, what strategies they are using to promote their business and how it is going for them. You may find they are unhappy with their current company and be looking into other opportunities.

You can show them how you can help them become successful in their business (or yours.) Most people in MLM struggle to be successful because they run out of people to join their business, or worse, they never really get off the ground at all for lack of support from their upline. This is where you will need to shine. Don’t just pitch your business to your prospects straight up, wait until you have established some kind of relationship first. If you show people that you are a great leader they will be asking you what you’re into and join you no matter what.

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Pilates And Winsor Pilates

13th May 2015 by No Comments

by: Steven Giles

The idea of Pilates and its controlled movements to tone certain body areas and maximize your inner core while using your mind to help you identify key body points was first invented by Joseph Pilates. This has become much more than that in past years and one such method is called Winsor Pilates. Invented by Mari Winsor and is based off Joseph Pilates original movements with the goal of overall weight loss through body sculpting, toning abs, and strengthening back muscles, bones, and ligaments.

Achieving maximum flexibility is part of any Pilates regiment and Winsor Pilates is no exception. As the Winsor rules states, “let’s get moving, sculpt, and lost weight.” Before beginning Winsor Pilates, make sure you are being guided by a certified instructor, have purchased DVDs, or have found an online website dedicated to teaching the subject.

Mari Winsor has developed movements in her routine that focuses on your abs, chest, exercise ball workouts, upper body, back and leg muscles and even a good prenatal Winsor Pilates workout is offered. Body toning continues to be the most popular requested result for Winsor Pilates. Trimming and shaping or “dynamic sequencing,” is a Winsor Pilates quest for almost anyone who is interested in these techniques.

In accordance with Pilates basics, Winsor Pilates not only strengthens your core body but also focuses on toning and sculpting your body back to its youthful flexibility. Every form of Pilates, with the recommended DVDs by a certified instructor, including Winsor Pilates can be performed in a group atmosphere or in the privacy of your own home. It is a convenient exercise regiment for the busy person.

Winsor Pilates also encourages floor work on mats as well as working with a sculpting circle, a piece of equipment designed to ensure more resistance during your workout. While specific muscle groups are targeted in Winsor Pilates, each exercise is performed in a selected and recommended order to achieve the best and fastest results. In Winsor Pilates, routines are outlined and followed in sequence instead of random Pilates exercises used in other Pilates styles.

Winsor Pilates is great for people who are suffering from back pain or people looking for specific area relief. The movements are not considered aerobic on any level and doctors and physical therapists often use Winsor Pilates movements targeted towards muscles, ligaments and joint flexibility to help improve affected areas while toning.

As one back pain sufferer put it after beginning a Winsor Pilates routine, “I feel I have the flexibility back I had as a cheerleader in high school.” That’s quite an improvement for people with back injuries from poor posture or injuries. By focusing on the muscles that need to be rejuvenated, Winsor Pilates can be a successful way to relieve pain while strengthening muscles for optimal performance.

All Pilates workouts, including Winsor Pilates, especially when geared at people trying to regain strength in core muscles, should be outlined and overseen by an experienced professional. You can find specialists on the Internet, through online DVDs and through in-class instruction. There is simply no better way to increase movement and performance to certain core areas than Winsor Pilates and with the right techniques, you too will enjoy the rewards that this can bring.


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Inexpensive Tips For Getting Website Traffic

12th May 2015 by No Comments

by: Richard Legg

You can get a lot of website traffic without having to spend a lot of money. If you want to develop a busy and profitable website for your online business, there are a lot of techniques for getting website traffic without it being expensive. Some of these cheap website traffic techniques include article directories, SEO, blog posting and even forum posting.

Among these methods, one of the most practical and most effective is submitting articles to article directories. These articles should contain a link or two back to your own site, which can help you increase your site traffic from readers who may be interested in seeing more of what you’re offering. There are already several excellent article directories available for your submissions. As long as your articles remain in the directories you submitted them to, this method will be one of the best and cheapest ways to pull in traffic.

Using SEO, or search engine optimization, is another inexpensive yet very effective way for getting traffic to your website. By using proper search engine optimization, your articles and your website’s overall content will become more search engine friendly, as well as your website. Include your keyword in the domain name of the website that hosts your articles. Also include keywords in the first paragraphs of your pages, as well as the title of the page itself. These SEO techniques will help your site get better exposure with search engines, and your articles will rank higher on search results.

Blogging is now becoming more popular than ever before, and you should take full advantage of it. More and more online businessmen are using blogs to promote their products and services, and it just makes perfect sense to follow suit. There are several good blogging sites on the Internet that allow people to sign up and create a blogging account with them for free, such as Blogger or WordPress. Create your blog and link your home page to it. Updating your blog regularly will allow it to become more relevant to search engines, and as a result, it will help to drive more traffic to your site. It would help a lot if your articles and posts contain the appropriate keywords.

Another inexpensive website traffic technique that you can use is to join and participate in forums. Finding a forum that is related to your website’s content is even better. You can then easily post discussions, answers, and even start threads that can be useful to other forum members. You can pull in traffic by making entertaining or informative posts, since you’ll develop a reputation for being an authority on certain subjects. And don’t forget to have a link to your site in your signature file or your member profile.

See? You can get a lot of website traffic without spending a lot of money, just by following these techniques. Remember, effective usage of relevant keywords in your posts and articles, proper SEO methods, article submissions, blogging, and forum posting can all become invaluable but inexpensive tools for driving traffic to your website.


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The Quickest Way to Build Your Own Website

11th May 2015 by No Comments

by: Ken Liang

Thousands of people are going online for the first time each day. This is the beginning of the information revolution, which is the next economical step past the industrial revolution. Many people are looking to be part of this revolution and put up their own website. They want to be able to express themselves, tell a story or even start an Internet business. Whatever your reason is for wanting a website, there are many different approaches that can help you to get your own website.

Back in old days, websites were written in a specific type of computer programming known as hypertext markup language , also known as HTML. Compared to other computer languages, this isn’t really that hard to learn. The real issue with using HTML is learning how to make things look nice and consistent in all browsers. Most people want a website that is professional looking and easy to update. The problem is that they don’t have any web design knowledge and they think it’s an easy task.

It’s true that packages like Dreamweaver can help you to build a website more easier than doing it in HTML. But the problem with it is that you still need to spend a few weeks learning the software before you start building your own website. Unless you have a lot of spare time, then you may find this option to be suitable for you. If you are like most small business owners; you have limited budget and you always busy with other thing, and you are looking for a quicker way to build your website? The answer to that is WordPress. It’s a free open source blogging platform. You can have it up and running in under 30 minutes. Some modern hosting companies gives you access to a feature known as Fantastico (or something similar). It’s a simple point and click installation of WordPress. All you have to do is give your site a title, add your username, password and your site is instantly created.

Wordpress comes with a very basic design that you might to want to change. There are thousands of templates available for WordPress. All you have to do is pick one, change it slightly and add your business’s banner or logo to the top. It won’t win any design awards but it’s a good start pointing. You can always hire a professional web designer to redesign it when your business starts to profit.

Another good thing about using WordPress as your website is that you can easily update the contents yourself. This benefit alone will save you hours in the long run.


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How to Market Your Blog Successfully

4th May 2015 by No Comments

by: Laura Miller

Having a self hosted WordPress blog is one of the best ways to get started, but are you marketing your blog to get the best results.

When you market your blog the correct way, you will see your readership increase and this will help you move up the ranks with search engines. You can not just put a blog up and then post to it whenever you want. You need to be posting as often as you can in the beginning, this will help increase your ranks with search engines also. You should be posting at least everyday in the beginning, then you can start posting every other the day.

Once you have started to write posts to your blog on a regular basis, you need to really get started in marketing your blog. To do this, you need to find other blogs within your niche and make some valuable comments on them, join in on the conversation. Almost all comment areas of blogs have a box for you to enter in your link, make sure you are linking back to your blog. Have your own unique look and feel, keep your layout simple and easy to use for your readers. Using keywords and keyword phrases within your navigation area will also help you get your WordPress blog noticed by the search engines.

Use social marketing sites to increase your visitors, this will definitely help you market your blog more effectively. You can use such places as Twitter and Facebook to get started. Don’t forget about places like StumbleUpon and MyBlogCatalog these places will definitely help you get going.

You should also make sure that you have some of the top plug ins for your blog. There are tons out there but be sure you choose the ones that will help you market your blog. You can use plug ins such as All-In-One-SEO pack and Google XML Sitemaps these will help search engines find your blog. And make sure to actually use them, do not just install and forget them. Use Them!

Know your market and know what they want or need, and then offer this information to them using your posts. Don’t be afraid to get your thoughts out there in any way you can. Get yourself noticed all over the place, the more people that see you – the more they are going to start following you, and referring others to your blog for information.

Find other blogs within your niche and ask the owner about exchanging links with you, if they are not into this, than you can simply add their link to your sidebar. Linking to other blogs with high page rank and authority will help your blog as well. These are some great ways to market your blog that a lot of people do not think about, and if they do, they don’t not do it often. The more you do these steps, the better you are. The key here is to always be doing something to get your blog noticed.

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Change Your Blog into Website, But How?

21st April 2015 by No Comments

by: Manish Rawat

In a realm where having a website is more than a necessity; many people are taking the help of CMS. Using a CMS for blog is what every one will find very common over the Internet but using it for a website does not give you a professional feeling. But what can a novice do when he does not have enough money to build up a website? The most common CMS used is WordPress and many try to work out their website through it only. People have started using WP as their website. Not only freelancers and individuals even many companies setup their online presence through WP only.

There are few tips which can help you to make few changes in your WP to give it a website look & feel. There will be some simple and straight working tips which a blogger or develop can apply to ensure that his website doesn’t look like a blog. Before starting we must keep this in mind that it is difficult to hide your website appearance as a WP blog but we can work on to minimize it’s such an appearance.

Customize the side bar and keep it consistent

You can change the titles of the sidebar which is a big give away from WP. The default titles of the sidebar such as ‘Blogroll’, Archive’ etc. can be changed according to the requirement. The text of the title and which title is to be displayed can be changed from the file sidebar.php in theme directory.

Even if you do not have any knowledge of the codes the WP codes are very simple. You just need to know the basics of how functions are called and how to open and close the IF statement to help you customize the codes.

Use “De-categorizer” Plugins for clean URLs

The URLs which could give the website more look like a blog. Clean the permalinks from querystring driven url and use custom urls which can be done easily through the WP dashboard. You can use De-categorizer which can strip off the category from the url that points to the specific categories on your site.

Don’t Use “Tags” or a “Tag Cloud”

“Tags” are those keywords that you add to individual posts in your WordPress dashboard. They are similar to categories, but provide a wider interrelationship between posts.

Tags are the keywords which allow the user to see posts related to that keyword, while clicking on them. Tags also provide SEO benefits, as they help Google and blog directories properly categorize your blog’s pages. So inspite of such a potent relationship with Google I will not suggest you to include it in your web page. But you can use it in blog section of your website.


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Co Browsing To Help Teach Customers How To Use Self-Service

11th June 2014 by No Comments

by: Linda Ziemba

LiveLOOK announces the first ever stand-alone no-download Co Browsing web collaboration software letting users of content management self-service portals show their screens to someone for assistance. As consumers see less differentiation among products on the market, they are valuing their customer experiences to choose where to do business. According to Gartner Group, it costs $7.50 to handle a customer transaction with a rep and only $.50 via web self-service. But since 65% of customer self-service transactions end up with a customer service rep, there is clearly a need to assist customers in using self-service applications.

Already integrated with leading customer-interaction-centric products like RightNow and nGenera CIM (formerly Talisma), LiveLOOK services can now be integrated to an organization’s own self-service applications. With a simple eight lines of html code, customer service professionals can add Co Browsing capabilities to their custom portals and quickly differentiate themselves from their competitors.

Quicken Loans, the country’s #1 online mortgage lender, is another great example of multi-channel customer service. The company utilizes both LiveLOOK and online chat via Instant Service, to help clients find the right mortgage and then successfully sign their mortgage documents online. Quicken Loans mortgage bankers and client care specialists can help guide a person through electronically signing their mortgage documents, helping the client close their loan more quickly and easily.

LiveLOOK delivers the best customer experience on the market today. Unlike second-generation Co Browsing solutions, LiveLOOK truly operates with no download and never writes anything to the computer disk which means consumers do not have to click to accept up to five different warnings of the risk of bypassing their security systems of firewalls, anti-virus, anti-spyware and other security-related behavioral systems. In fact, some web collaboration systems operate exactly as malware does: downloading software onto a computer, writing to the disk and then erasing evidence it was ever there.

Sign up now for a 14-day free trial and see why LiveLOOK is “the simplest, fastest way to interact with your online visitors”.

For more information visit http://www.livelook.com.


Linda Ziemba is Vice President, Business Development of LiveLOOK, a technology firm that provides next-generation screen sharing to commercial, government and OEM partners focused on contact center applications. She consults regularly with executives from a variety of fields to help create synergistic solutions to web-related contact center communication problems. Prior to her current position, she sold technology in the Internet security industry at Secure Computing and Websense. Previous to that, she held senior management positions in sales and marketing for Lucent/Avaya focused extensively on contact centers. Raised in Tennessee, Linda now lives with her husband and dog at the New Jersey shore enjoying sailing, when she has time. For more information visit http://www.livelook.com.

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