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Being online with .online: Facts and figures about the domain

It’s no wonder that .online is the most popular new top-level domain at 1&1 – how could an online presence be shown better than with an .online-TLD? The following facts and figures about .online show what this international and easy-to-remember top-level domain is made of.

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The Secret to Acquiring a Top-Notch Staff

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It is a constant competition when searching for new career paths and opportunities. Candidates are often just another applicant in a sea of hundreds so it can be difficult to stand out. As a business owner, you strive to create a team that is innovative, driven and willing to go the extra mile but filtering through the stack of resumes can be daunting, until now. Look for applicants that have…

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Category: Net Culture
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Four Ways To Secure Funding For Your Startup

There are innumerable important business elements that entrepreneurs need to consider in order to run a successful startup. Aspects such as planning, financing, staffing, operations, controlling, and others are integral processes for every business. Business owners need to think critically if they want to surpass the average survival rate. According to the U.S. Small Business Association, only about 50% of new businesses last five years or more. Furthermore, about one-third exists after 10 years or more. One of the most prevalent reasons that fewer startups survive over time is improper financing.

The way a startup is funded could make or break it. The source of funding, ease of funding, and cost of funding are some of the crucial factors that business owners and entrepreneurs need to consider. These elements can reduce risks, lower costs, and create lasting benefits, among various other advantages. While taking on these challenges, startups need to be more wary than well-established organizations. Less financial backing and limited liability are just two of many reasons that they are more vulnerable than their larger counterparts.

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This Week’s Most Popular Articles From the 1&1 Blog

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In case you missed it, this week’s 1&1 blog offered great insight into choosing a domain, what you need to know about local online listings, 1&1’s annual Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day,” interesting YouTube numbers, and how to take your online store international.

What You Need to Consider When Selecting Domain Names – In today’s competitive business market, one domain name is not enough anymore. Verisign breaks down the top considerations you need to be aware of when determining your online addresses.

Tips from the Expert: Local Listing – Most everything is available online in today’s tech-driven world, and directories are no exception. Are you listed in local online directories? If not, here’s what you need to know.

New Businesses Emerge from “Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” – Last week 1&1 was excited to take part in Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Children of employees had the opportunity to create their own business complete with a website, marketing ideas, and support strategies. Take a look at what they came up with!

YouTube: Broadcast Yourself (and Your Business) – Infographic – We have all seen videos on YouTube and some of us may have even uploaded one. While YouTube is entertaining, it has also grown into an extremely powerful marketing tool. Just how powerful?

Making the Jump to an Online International Store – The Web is a truly amazing tool that connects you with people all over the world. Why limit your business to your own back yard? Have you considered opening your virtual store up to customers across the globe? This task can seem daunting, but it does not have to be.

What topics do you want to hear about next week? Post your suggestions here and we’ll be sure to include them in an upcoming article!

 

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YouTube: Broadcast Yourself (and Your Business)

YouTube Infographic

“YouTube it.” We have all heard that phrase before. It is very rare for the name of a company to become a verb in everyday language, but that’s exactly what happened for the massive video sharing network. Though the site was originally launched as a platform to view short videos, it has grown dramatically in the past ten years. Not only is YouTube a leading source of entertainment, but it has also transformed into one of the most powerful marketing tools for businesses online.

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Category: eBusiness | Tips
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Wrap-up of most recent top articles from the 1&1 Blog

Most Popular Blog Posts

To catch you up on the most popular, recent 1&1 blog posts, we announced talked about Mobile First, explained how to host a YouTube Live video chat, announced the first winners of Verisign’s #InternetOfficial contest, discussed 1&1’s green initiatives, and released a brand new infographic about local online listings!

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Category: Blog Wrap-Ups
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Local Online Listings: Increase Web Visibility

Restaurants, roofers, mechanics, and computer repair: at some point in our lives we are likely to contact each of these people. The question is: how do we go about doing so? We are lucky to be living in a digital age where we can find almost anything in a matter of seconds using a device that fits in our pocket. A quick search in our phone’s browser will return results showing us locations, reviews, phone numbers and even directions. If a business is not taking advantage of the opportunity to get found on these channels, they are not of consideration to the consumer.

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Category: eBusiness
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The Path to Effective Content Marketing

Content marketing is an approach fixated on creating and delivering relevant, essential, and consistent content to appeal to a specific target audience. By doing this correctly and reaching your target audience with effective content marketing, you can easily turn hard work into profit. There are five steps on the path to effective content marketing. From defining goals to executing your strategy, learn how to optimize your content marketing plan and tailor it for search engines, public relations and social media.

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Making the Most of Each Social Media Platform

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Remember back when you had to use a landline to communicate someone? In the early 2000’s, social media redefined the way in which people interact. Today, it is an essential part of our everyday lives, so much so that we feel disconnected if we don’t check our favorite sites for a few days. Furthermore, social media has also grown into a business owner’s best friend providing immediate access to fans, followers, blog readers and many more audiences. The question is: Are you using them correctly?

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What Will your Phone Do Next?

mobile 2015 infographic from Kona Company

Try to think of something your phone cannot do these days – pretty challenging right? Every year technology takes another giant leap forward and we are left with new innovations impacting our daily lives. Smartphones have perhaps seen some of the biggest developments in the past years. Apps, social media, games and shopping via mobile have all become the norm for many users.

The trend towards being mobile does not seem to be slowing down as people become increasingly more reliant on their phones and other mobile devices. In fact, mobile adoption is growing at a rate eight times faster than Web adoption. It is projected that by 2017, 87% of connected devices will be tablets or smartphones, as opposed to traditional desktops which will make up only 13%.On more recent driving factor is the rise of readily available public wifi services is making it much easier to stay connected anywhere, anytime.

So what does this mean for businesses?

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