Springwise have wrote an interesting article about a new video interview application. The website allows potential employers to interview candidates for potential employment. The service is called Ovia, the website is: http://www.oviahr.com/.
This is a quote from the website:
“OVIA is a video interviewing platform that makes your candidate filtering and selection process more efficient and personal. Recruitment is all about finding the right people, not just the right resumes. Use the power of competency based video selection to evaluate candidates faster and more effectively.”
The article is here: http://www.springwise.com/marketing_advertising/ovia/
Minority Report showed ways in which adverts would interact with people. Now it is becoming a reality. A new start-up company is working on bringing this to shopping places near you.
For more information visit: http://www.immersivelabs.com/
Jason Fried of 37 Signals talking about marketing by sharing.
I love augmented reality and any opportunity to show off another use is always welcome. So now Lego have added augmented reality to the boxes of products and using an in-store exhibit to show off what the contents make. The video is below.
Star Trek actor William Shatner has made a reported fortune from agreeing to take shares as part of his payment for being the face of priceline.com, an online travel company.
Now Wall Street is valuing the shares at $300 making Shatnar an estimated $600 million. Nice work.
I am working on the SEO for a site about Irish fine art prints called perquisites. We have changed the website to have a faster loading front page and changed the title and meta tags to reflect what the website is about. Working with different projects is always interesting and it will be interesting to see if we can get this website to rank higher on Google.
The new Google Chrome OS is an opertating system that is just for accessing the interenet. It is said to have a 7 second boot time and everything works through the browser, so everything is stored and runs online. While not for everyone it does make sense for people who just want to use the internet with their laptop for example. Watch the video below.
We all need some motivation some times. I have been watching some video lectures on the website www.ted.com, and on it a Tony Robbins talk.
We all need some pick up talks sometimes.
I have had what seems like a problem with so many companies technology and support systems recently. First I could not find out how to move a telephone number, then could not sign up for BT Tradespace as it kept throwing up errors, then Microsoft Adcenter would not let me reactivate my account after it was so long since I had used it and needed my new card details.
Come on guys, get your websites and support systems working! If companies want us to use their services over their rivals then it needs to work, and be reliable.
I think that in a lot of cases small is beautiful, I switch our main hosting in our company to a smaller provider and now get great support. It just helps most to be able to get a straight answer. So if you want a straight talking company that can work with you for your digital and web solutions then my companies response is so much better so talk to us.
Our company is updating stock box and packaging products website boxesdirect2u.co.uk we built the ecommerce website last year and after the shop has taken many successful orders we are planning to build the search rankings and improve the conversion rate of the website.
The site uses sagepay as the payment gateway which fits seamlessly into the website so that the customer does not have to go leave the website to pay and is reminded of the security on the website.
The websites aim is to attract both b2b and b2c customers and to build up a steady stream of repeat customers using online marketing at the heart of the strategy.