Archive for November 2010

Get More Revenue through Customer Service & Follow-up

After 16 years of doing business with my bank, I decided to make a switch. I went through the effort of updating all my auto-payments, submitting a new direct deposit form, having to order new checks, etc. because my bank’s customer service was honestly THAT bad. Between rude representatives on the phone, unhelpful in-person bankers,…

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5 Surefire Tips to Have a Great Website

SEO and other online skills are needed to make a business prosper through the website that you create for your online business. Do not just focus on the products or the services that you are offering. Also do an effort to make your business website as efficient and interesting as possible for you to generate the income that you want from it.

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The Indy GiveCamp is a go for this weekend!

The Indianapolis GiveCamp will be held this weekend at MID, 9800 Association Ct., Indianapolis, Indiana 46280.  Indy GiveCamp is a weekend-long collaboration between local developers, designers, database administrators, and non-profits. It is an opportunity for the technical community to celebrate and express gratitude for the contributions of these organizations by contributing code and technical know-how…

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Easy Scalability and Reliability

We get to implement a lot of great technology at Applied Innovations that helps our customers drive their bottom line and increase revenues.  One such example that’s been a favorite of mine is the Application Request Routing (ARR) module for IIS 7.  In short, ARR is a high quality, cost effective load balancing solution that…

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PCI Compliance: Disabling SSL v2 and weak SSL ciphers

Disclaimer: The items mentioned in the following blog article involve making changes to your server’s registry. Incorrectly modifying your server’s registry can result in downtime or abnormal behavior causing unforeseen consequences. If you do not have much experience working with the registry or if you are not comfortable making these changes it is highly recommended…

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The core principles AppliedI was founded on, and why.

Hi, I’m Jess Coburn, CEO of Applied Innovations. As CEO of the company you’ve partnered with and rely on for your online business success, I think it’s important to share what makes Applied Innovations different. So each month as part of the newsletter we’ll include a letter from me personally, ranging from our business philosophy…

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Ecommerce 2010 Holiday Sales Forecast Calls for 15% Growth!

Ecommerce 2010 Holiday Sales Forecast Calls for 15% Growth! The outlook is good, with a growth forecast at 15% for online sales, versus just over 2% overall. For many companies, holiday revenues represent up to 40% of their annual sales, with the overall percentage being 20% across all retail. Let’s clarify some terms: What is…

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