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Sony Corp. to launch an AI-based taxi-hailing service in Japan

Sony Corp. to launch an AI-based taxi-hailing service in Japan

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 Sony Corporation said today that it will build an AI-based ride-hailing system in Japan in partnership with five taxi companies. The service will use artificial intelligence to manage taxi dispatches and forecast demand based on factors like weather, traffic and local events. Sony’s announcement came just before Uber chief executive officer Dara Khosrowshahi, who is currently visiting… Read More
Bynder acquires digital asset management service Webdam from Shutterstock for $49.1M

Bynder acquires digital asset management service Webdam from Shutterstock for $49.1M

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 Bynder, one of the leading companies in the digital asset management space, today announced that it has acquired Shutterstock‘s Webdam. The Amsterdam-based company tells us that it paid $49.1 million for Webdam, which Shutterstock itself acquired back in 2014. Like Bynder, Webdam’s focus is on helping enterprises and agencies manage their digital assets. Currently Webdam… Read More
EMaaS: How Email Marketing Can Be Your Agency’s Most Profitable Service

EMaaS: How Email Marketing Can Be Your Agency’s Most Profitable Service

Business
EMaaS: How Email Marketing Can Be Your Agency’s Most Profitable Service written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing Enjoy today’s guest post from David Mihm. Thanks to John’s generous promotion of my content over the years, many of you probably know I’ve spent most of my career in search engine optimization. Although many of my colleagues in the SEO world were surprised when I transitioned into the adjacent world of email marketing a year ago and launched Tidings, I hope you’ll understand why after reading this column. For a variety of reasons, some of which I’ll detail at the end of this post, I see SEO as an increasingly difficult proposition for both small business owners and agencies serving them. Meanwhile, small business owners consistently rate email marketing a
Introducing RankPay’s Blog Writing Service

Introducing RankPay’s Blog Writing Service

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In early 2016, we started offering a blog management service to our existing SEO customers. We knew it would be a success, but we didn’t know how quickly it would take off. At the time of writing, we’re now publishing over 5,000 pieces of unique content for our customers, every month! The feedback has been so positive in fact, that […] You're reading Introducing RankPay’s Blog Writing Service which was originally published on SEO Services by RankPay™ → If you don't rank, you don't pay.
Customer Service 101

Customer Service 101

Business
Business Know-How, like a lot of small companies, operates with a very small staff. We rely on highly skilled contractors and paid product support services to handle jobs that we don’t need done daily on a set schedule. In fact, when we choose technical products, we look as closely at the vendor’s support services as we do at… Read More » The post Customer Service 101 appeared first on Small Business Blog | Business Know-How®.
How to launch a new service successfully and avoid a costly mistake

How to launch a new service successfully and avoid a costly mistake

Business
Have you launched a new product or a new service, only to be disappointed by the interest you attracted? If you have, then today’s post is just for you. It will explain why this often happens, along with some ideas on how to make your next launch a success. Danny from New York emailed me yesterday with a great question. His accountancy firm launched a new profit improvement service at the beginning of January. They contacted existing clients and also advertised it to the local marketplace. That was around a month ago and very few people have expressed an interest. He wondered why. A common and costly mistake I took a look at the marketing his firm used and was quickly able to identify a common mistake. A marketing mistake that many small business owners make. It’s all about ho...