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2010-11-22 08:27:00

DETROIT, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockbridge Growth Equity, LLC announced today it invested in One on One Marketing, a premier provider of high quality sales leads to prominent online educational institutions. "One on One Marketing is a world-class online marketing platform with one of the best management teams in the industry," said Rockbridge Growth Equity Partner Kevin Prokop. "We are very excited about the growth potential for this business as online marketing and lead...

2007-06-13 03:00:15

By Massey, Anne P Khatri, Vijay; Montoya-Weiss, Mitzi M ABSTRACT An important prerequisite for the success of any online service is ensuring that customers' experience-via the interface- satisfies both sensory and functional needs. Developing interfaces that are responsive to customers' needs requires a perspective on interface design as well as a deep understanding of the customers themselves. Drawing upon research in consumer behavior concerning consumer beliefs about technology, we...

2005-02-03 07:37:12

NEW YORK (AP) -- Time wasted deleting junk e-mail costs American businesses nearly $22 billion a year, according to a new study from the University of Maryland. A telephone-based survey of adults who use the Internet found that more than three-quarters receive spam daily. The average spam messages per day is 18.5 and the average time spent per day deleting them is 2.8 minutes. The loss in productivity is equivalent to $21.6 billion per year at average U.S. wages, according to the National...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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