In a bad economic environment, providing a great customer service experience is even more important than normal. Word of that great experience will spread via Twitter and Youtube, helping your business attract buzz without requiring it to spend cash on marketing. This video features a business technology expert explaining how to create a "wow" experience for your customers and use the ability to do so to improve your business.
Improve your customer service by mastering the ABCs of customer service--attitude, business knowledge, and customer-oriented customer service--with expert training tips in this free online customer service training video series.
New to eBay? Don't worry, setting up an account and buying and selling doesn't take that much effort at all. Everyone who has an Internet connection has at one point come across eBay, to find the perfect gift for their loved ones, to find the cheapest deals on plasma televisions and computers, or to get rid of their dusty, old record album collection in their web store.
Who pays for live TV anymore? Better question, who watches live TV anymore? With a ton of streaming services available, there's no room in our lives for things like schedules, commercials, or going weeks between episodes. (What is this, 2010?)
This video series come straight from Google. It's about their new web-based product called Google Voice, which provides you with one phone number for all of your phones (landline, cell phone, etc.), giving you full online control of your telephone experience. Google Voice also allows you to make free domestic calls anywhere in the United States and Canada, gives you a cool voicemail account that's just like an email account, and many enhanced calling features.
With the spread of smartphones and free online games, the "Freemium" model of product distribution and monetization has become prevalent over the last several years. At it's essence, it is handing out software products for free and then allowing customers to pay for in-software services using microtransactions. This video features some businessmen who do business in iPhone apps discussing how they use "Freemium" systems in their apps to make the most money possible while providing great servi...
This video aimed at electricians, is designed to help employers and employees what is required in the standard that is applied for the control of energy during maintenance and servicing of equipment and machinery. Employers are required by law to develop proper lockout safety procedures and provide proper protection materials and safety training. This video is highly important for any electrician, apprentice or journeyman, because it will help prevent injury… or even death.
In this video about choosing a web hosting company. The narrator begins by saying that web pages are hosted on servers; the files that make up a web site are hosted or stored on a server. The narrator recommends a service called Host Gator. He indicated they are reliable and provide reasonably priced web hosting services. He briefly discusses the process they charge for their different levels of hosting services. Next he shows the steps to hook your domain name to the host account. He demonst...
The SATs are a very valuable college entrance test and could determine if you're accepted or denied to your favorite university. So, once you've learned to ace the SATs and have already taken your test, get your scores as soon as they're out! Don't sit in dreaded anticipation— go to College Board and get your SAT test results now!
Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to turn any Windows application into a service.
If you're looking for another way to share documents, iWork.com provides an easy, cloud based way to share your thoughts and words. You can share your Pages, Numbers and Keynote documents using Apple's iWork.com service. Others can view your documents right in their browser, and make comments and notes if they are using Safari. You can even upload Keynote presentations and present right from the Safari.
Link shortening is the process of cleaning up the URL link which is long and converting it into a short URL. You can use bit.ly to do link shortening. Using bit.ly you can not only shorten the link but also track the users who are using those links. To use this service go to the http://www.bit.ly website. There in the home page you are provided with a text box. Enter your long link in the text box and submit it. Now the website converts the long URL and provides you with a short link which ca...
To test how fast your internet speed is an intermediate level skill. Start by picking an internet speed test. You can use Google or another search engine to find one. A service that is recommended in the video is DSLreports. This site does not require you to know a lot of information about your service. To test your speed start by picking a city that is near to you. Then shut down all tabs and every application that you have running. It's important to do this on every computer on your home ne...
In this video tutorial, Chris Pels will show how to create a web service in ASP.NET and then call the service from another ASP.NET web site. First, learn how to create an .asmx component which represents a web service in an ASP.NET web site. When creating the web service learn how to control several aspects of the web service functionality with web service attributes. Next, see how to test the web service in the Visual Studio web service test page. Then learn how ASP.NET allows many .NET data...
Amazon provides an inexpensive and useful data storage service that nearly any web admin can find useful. CloudFront is another valuable resource for admins, and this tutorial shows you how you can use both to increase the effectiveness of your own websites.
Most of us skip through documents like privacy policies and EULAs (end-user license agreements) because they're long and boring. But, as Congress just passed the SJR34 bill in early April, you're probably a little concerned about your personal data, so we summarized the privacy policies for major ISPs and mobile carriers in the US.
Firstly let me start by giving credit to Lucid for their guide on Evilzone which inspired this idea, as well as the recent talk of anonymity on here.
Not sure how to plan a funeral? A well-planned memorial service honors the deceased and comforts those who are grieving. Learn what steps to take when planning a funeral in this how-to video.
How to Use Your Mac as a Server: Turn your Mac Mini into a server! Yes, that's right, with a little know-how and a little spunk, you can turn an inexpensive Mac Mini computer into a server to provide services over you network. You won't even need the Mac OS X Server, just the Mac OS X Client, so there is no extra software to buy, just the Mac Mini and it's operating system.
While Huawei smartphones haven't always been the best choice when it comes to custom ROMs, one thing that has always been accessible is the ability to unlock the bootloader. An unlocked bootloader is the first step into the magical world of rooting, but after May 24, Huawei will stop offering this service.
Location services provider Mapbox is giving developers a means for building location-based AR apps and multi-user experiences with its new Mapbox AR toolkit.
If you own a Porsche, there's a good chance you're interested in two things: speed and quality. Porsche Cars North America wants to extend that experience from the driver's seat to the service center.
The common thread between this week's Brief Reality stories is that augmented reality is beginning to prove its worth as a technology that improves workflows and processes. From customer service to healthcare to manufacturing, augmented reality is helping companies improve productivity.
While there are many uses for augmented reality in the automotive industry, adoption has been slow. With the plethora of makes and models on the road today and rolling off assembly lines tomorrow, developing and deploying knowledge bases that utilize augmented reality to dealerships and garages can be costly and difficult to scale.
In a era where cyber security is becoming increasingly important, Comcast has decided to use its customers' routers to provide hotspot access to the public. A new program, outlined by Dwight Silverman over on the Houston Chronicle website, seeks to provide Xfinity customers with city-wide Wi-Fi hotspots by using, well...other customers' wireless routers.
Using ASP.NET Secure Services and Applications Services
Apple Arcade actually looks like a refreshing change of pace for subscription services. The platform costs just $4.99 a month and includes access to over 100 unique and exclusive games. That's not to mention the one-month free trial each new user can claim. But know this: you shouldn't cancel that free trial until you're ready to give up Apple Arcade.
The $25 million development alliance Jaguar Land Rover's mobility unit InMotion has formed with US-based ride-share firm Lyft reflects how the British luxury carmaker is leaning towards a fleet service business model for its driverless offerings.
Over the past week, we are seeing more companies capitalizing on services leveraging augmented reality. One company secured funding to expand their service, while two other companies grow its own services through acquisition.
If you took a big step back and really looked at the world, you'd see how downright silly our nations look when they put up fences to separate themselves from one another. Creatures big and small roam free while respecting each other's space, but humans create borders and physical barriers to delineate their cultures.
Netflix releases monthly reports on major ISPs relating to how well their service works on each provider. The purpose is to educate the public on their choice of service provider, but since many of us hardly have any choice at all when is comes to an ISP, it backhandedly works to shame them (if they're even capable of feeling shame under all those millions of dollars).
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Unlocking the iPhone can save you a ton of money and irritation by getting you off AT&T and onto a better service provider. One way to do that is flashing the baseband to one that works on the iPad, and this video will show you how to do using Redsn0w that, provided you're working from a iOS 4.2.1 / 4.1 equipped iPhone 3G / 3GS on baseband 5.14 or 5.15 (about to be 6.15 when you're done).
Yes, you read that headline correctly. Spotify now has 140 million monthly active users, which is up from the 126 million users on the streaming service last year. (If you're wondering, Mexico's population is currently 127 million.)
This tutorial shows you how to build web services with MapForce. Load an existing WSDL file and build a complete web service by retrieving data from databases or XML files and using a visual function builder. It's easy to build web services in MapForce as this tutorial shows.
As more companies begin adopting augmented reality in the workplace, providers like Vuzix reap the benefits.
Google Play Services has been near the top of every Android user's list of battery-sucking apps for years now. It's a core system app, so you'd expect some battery drain, but for many folks, it runs rampant.
Learn how to create a new BlackBerry Internet service email account on a BlackBerry device running version 5 of the BlackBerry OS. This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're the proud owner of a BlackBerry smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video guide. For detailed information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.
The iPhone has always been hamstrung by its alignment with AT&T, the worst of the big 4 US cell service providers. If you have an iPhone and are planning on unlocking it for use with another provider, or just want to use it without being connected to AT&T's network, this video is here to help. It will show you how to activate an iPhone instantly without a service plan using any AT&T SIM card.
Military service records can teach you a lot about a person. If you want to see the service records of a friend or family member to prove their service or simply research your past, watch this video to learn how you can.