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How To Easily Create Your Own Free Vanity URL

What is a Vanity URL?  vanity URL is a customized web address that includes the name of your business for marketing, branding, and search engine optimization (SEO) benefits. They are usually short and descriptive, and can easily be recognized as part of your business’s branding A vanity URL is easier to remember, easier to share and…

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Uber Price Discrimination Strategy

As of December 2014, Uber was available in 53 countries and more than 200 cities worldwide. Back in 2009, when Uber was founded it started off only with ‘black cars’, i.e. private limos. In 2012, Uber launched the UberX program which allowed almost anyone to sign up as a driver. This greatly increased Uber’s popularity and…

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Why Venezuelans Use Amazon Gift Cards To Save Money

Venezuela’s Unofficial Currency: Amazon Gift Cards hrough a coincidence, I stumbled across a black market that could only exist in the Internet Age (not Silk Road). On a Reddit subreddit, I discovered Venezuelan redditors trading Amazon and Walmart gift cards for U.S. Dollars. This was very surprising given that Amazon and Walmart don’t operate in…

Microsoft’s Bundling Policy

Microsoft has an interesting bundling policy as it sells the Office suite very differently across the world. The Office Suite generally consists of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. The suite is considered to be one of the mostly widely used work related softwares. The Office programs are also one of the most pirated softwares. In…

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Where Can You Find The Cheapest iPad?

 year ago I wrote an article that compared iPod prices around the world to figure out, with currency fluctuations and inflation taken into account, where you could find the cheapest iPod. So this year, I’m going to figure out where you can find the cheapest iPad (the WiFi 16Gb) calculating the Real Exchange Rate. A few assumptions that…

English Premier League – Footballer’s Wages

n a follow-up to “The Cost of Success: English Premier League“, where we saw that to a certain extent, that spending has brought clubs more success (i.e. higher positions in the league table), but spending more money on transfers didn’t necessarily reflect all the causes for success. Rules We can use the wages paid to all…

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