Month: June 2009

A Guide to Analyzing and Interpreting Website Traffic

Analyzing your web traffic statistics can be an invaluable tool for a number of different reasons. But before you can make full use of this tool, you need to understand how to interpret the data. Most web hosting companies will provide you with basic web traffic information that you then have to interpret and make pertinent use of. However, the data you receive from your host company can be overwhelming if you don’t understand how to apply it to your particular business and website.

What makes a good decision maker – the three ingredients

Decision-making is an age old problem that is being compounded today by increasing knowledge, population, complexity, speed and change. The number of decisions being made is increasing as is the pace of change and the number of people in an organization involved in the thousands of day-to-day decisions, from a new product launch to a decision on a new hire that have to be made.

Selective Outsourcing

“Selective Outsourcing” is aimed at building trust and establishing compatibility between the investor and the outsourcing partner before any long term agreement is reached with mutual consent. This means, while the outsourcing partner works on specific modules, the investor retains control over the overall function. Payroll Management is an excellent example of Selective Outsourcing.

The Psychological Paradigms – what they are an explanation

There are many different ways of categorizing paradigms. Have a think about the similarities and differences between different categorizations – for example the Alvesson & Deetz version compared to Guba & Lincoln – does the Guba & Lincoln constructivist paradigm perhaps include what Alvesson & Deetz term interpretive – so is it a much broader category.

Overcoming Writers Block

Well, I just can’t think of a single darn thing to say. We’ve all experienced this phenomenon when we absolutely have to write something, particularly on deadline. I’m talking about….uh, I can’t think of what the word is… oh, yes, it’s on the tip of my tongue… it’s:
WRITER’S BLOCK!!!!

Selecting the right keywords to signpost your site

Search engines are the vehicles that drive potentialcustomers to your websites. But in order for visitors toreach their destination – your website – you need toprovide them with specific and effective signs that willdirect them right to your site. You do this by creatingcarefully chosen keywords.