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The online presence kit
Sep 07, 2012
In an era that treats the Web as the go-to place for all kinds of information—from the best Indian restaurant in the city to the most prevalent type of rock on the moon—individuals and enterprises need to have some form of online presence to boost their careers and business performance. What exactly about you and your business should go online? Here are some answers.
TOP 10 WEBSITES IN THE PHILIPPINES
This is where you should be if you are targeting the Philippine market.
WHAT’S IN A NAME?
First things, first. Why should you go online? In order to protect your online identity! By having an online presence, ideally with an offi cial website for your company, you are
Claiming it before others do.
Unfortunately, another entity registering your name as domain name is not considered identity theft per se. Many have resorted to this practice in order to sell the name later on to people or entities that are so called in the real world.
THE SOCIAL NETWORKS
Aside from your own website, you can—and must—use social networking tools. You should at least use Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. You may also set up a profile on Google+ or Pinterest
-60% of Google+ users use Google products on a daily basis 90 million registered users of Google+
-Every second, more than 2 professionals become new members at Linked In, as of December 31, 2011
-150 million LinkedIn members as of February 9, 2012; LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network on the Net
-100 million active users of Twitter every month
-350 million tweets per day
-845 million monthly active users of Facebook as of end-December 2011
-80% of Facebook users are outside the United States and Canada
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