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2014-04-16 08:21:53

NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from Google into the purchasing behaviour of retail tire customers shows a marked increase in online tire purchases. This comes as no surprise to Tireweb Marketing, a company dedicated to providing customised websites for tire dealers focused on conversion rates and sales data. What may be surprising to many tire dealers is the increasing sophistication of the consumer and the importance for high-quality, visual information on...

2014-03-18 08:22:12

NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tireweb Marketing announces the release of TirewebLocal, a web directory and reviews management service designed for tire dealers and auto repair shops. TirewebLocal helps dealers to create and manage their web presence across over 250 online directories, review websites, search engines and mapping services. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140318/PH85406-aLogo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140318/PH85406LOGO-b "Having a...

2014-02-03 08:21:16

Tire retailers gain competitive advantage when their website delivers customised business intelligence about purchasing habits. As more consumers shop on the web for tires, capturing data about each visitor is critical to success. Tireweb Marketing's Ezytire websites analyse pricing data, demand data, consumer demographic data and buying behaviour to automatically personalise the search results and the consumer experience on each site. NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Not all...

2013-11-20 08:20:37

Tireweb Marketing welcomes the new Hummingbird algorithm released by Google last month. Under the new change, many tire retailers have experienced a reduction in search engine traffic which ultimately affects sales. Due to a dedicated focus on the buying habits of consumers, the online marketing strategy from Tireweb Marketing is perfectly positioned to reverse this trend for tire retailers. NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing a website for tire retailers has always...

Researchers Link Sleep Deprivation And Anxiety
2013-06-26 16:05:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Everyone knows what kind of effect a good night’s sleep can have on mood and new research from the University of California, Berkeley has shown that sleep deprivation can amplify activity in brain regions responsible for anxiety. The researchers’ study, which was recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience, suggests that people who are naturally more anxious are more vulnerable to this effect of inadequate sleep....

What Is Dark Matter Podcast
2013-02-27 13:12:35

John P. Millis, PhD for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Listen to redOrbit's exclusive interview “What Is Dark Matter Podcast” with Dr. Matthew Walker (Or right-click on the above link to download the file to your computer) In the early 1930s, the Swiss astronomer Fritz Zwickey made a startling observation that would eventually become one of the greatest cosmological riddles of the twentieth century and beyond. While attempting to measure the mass of a large...

Poor Sleep Linked To Memory Loss
2013-01-28 05:02:44

[ Watch the Video: Good Sleep Equals Good Memory ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A lack of quality, deep sleep could play a vital role in the memory loss sometimes experienced by older men and women, scientists at the University of California, Berkeley have discovered. Matthew Walker, an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at UC Berkeley, and colleagues discovered that the brain waves generated during slow-wave sleep help move memories from...

2012-06-04 22:20:18

MANCHESTER, England, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- M&I Materials Ltd is proud to announce that it will be supporting local British swimmer, Matthew Walker, MBE at this year's Paralympics. Based in Manchester, the team at M&I are thrilled that this year's Games will be held on home soil and are looking forward to watching Matthew swim. Commenting on the partnership between M&I and Matt, Giles Salt Managing Director said, "Having the games in the UK is a historical event and...

Dreaming Helps Take The Sting Out Of Painful Memories
2011-11-24 05:05:44

UC Berkeley researchers have found that stress chemicals shut down and the brain processes emotional experiences during the REM dream phase of sleep They say time heals all wounds, and new research from the University of California, Berkeley, indicates that time spent in dream sleep can help. UC Berkeley researchers have found that during the dream phase of sleep, also known as REM sleep, our stress chemistry shuts down and the brain processes emotional experiences and takes the painful...

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2011-03-24 08:25:27

By Yasmin Anwar, University of California, Berkeley A sleepless night can make us cranky and moody. But a lesser known side effect of sleep deprivation is short-term euphoria, which can potentially lead to poor judgment and addictive behavior, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley. Researchers at UC Berkeley and Harvard Medical School studied the brains of healthy young adults and found that their pleasure circuitry got a big boost after a missed night's sleep....