Month: June 2011
The infographic gives an idea of what happens on the net in 60 seconds. From Facebook Posts to youtube videos, users are creating vast amount of content, pics, videos on the net. They are talking about the services, brands, products & others influencing their visibility. Brands should have clear online strategy to increase their online presence & interact with the customers to develop rapport.
Infographic by- Shanghai Web Designers
Google has decided to retire two of its services, Google health & powermeter. Google came up with these to help organize the information & make better decisions. Google health will be available till Jan 1′ 2012 & thereafter 1 year to download the information. These 2 sites failed to get the interest of the public. Powermeter will close on Sep 16, 2011. With PowerMeter, Google had hoped to raise the awarness about the energy consumption & better energy savings. Google health was introduced in 2008.
Google has released voice search for desktop. Users can click on the microphone in the search box & speak the search. This voice search was first available for mobile devices & has been introduced for desktop. Google has introduced search by image feature where an image can be uploaded & google can be used to find out what it is.Google instant was released by Google earlier to render instant results. Now google instant pages are available which which prerender results when we are going to click them.
With the rising income & internet access, more & more Indians are shopping online. This has led to a rapid growth of the e-shopping sites in India. Also the group buying sites have attracted more people to find deals online.Some of the sites are naaptol.com, snapdeal.com, dealsandyou.com, letsbuy.com & others. This has also resulted in more job opprtunities for ecommerce technologies. Social media is also fuelling the growth of e-shopping in India as users discuss about the reviews. Users are checking for reviews online before buying a product or service. Recent reports have also noted that rise of social media in consumer service is helping develop better rapport with customers.