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New Media on Ulitzer A recent study run by online business networking service www.MeettheBoss.com shows that executives are spending an extra 11 hours a month online sharing their professional experiences and learning from their peers. The survey asked its executive users what direct value they gained from spending time running blogs, writing tweets and connecting with other executives on sites such as LinkedIn, Xing, MeettheBoss, Ryze, Facebook, Ulitzer and Twitter. The answers revealed that executives proficient with online activities are spending an average of 11 hours more per month online than this time last year – and over 90% of respondents said they felt their time online was ‘very valuable’ to their daily role. Professionals are rushing to the Web for immediate answers to their most pressing questions. “I find online business networking very useful,” says M... (more)

GDS International: Global Warming Scam?

Green Storage Journal In the week that Daily Mail columnist Melanie Phillips announces, live on the BBC that Global Warming is a scam. GDS International speaks with Richard Tarboton for MeettheBoss.TV on his role as Head of Energy & Carbon for BT and what they are doing towards reducing carbon emissions. BT Operates in over 170 countries and is one of the world’s leading providers of communications solutions and services. Richards team have overall responsibility for BT’s energy and carbon strategy, looking at energy trading operations across all BT businesses. BT purchase 0.7% o... (more)

iStrategy 2010; Bridging the gap in Social Media Marketing

We all know that time is money and understand that Social Media Marketing is a real-time, targeted way of communicating with an engaged and active demographic – one that gives as much feedback to the company in question as the company in question provides to the demographic – thus, its usefulness and transcendent ability. Most companies, both on the business and consumer sides know and try to practice this. However, success has not been equally quick for all enterprises. One of the reasons may be the lack of training within today’s companies. The global iStrategy 2010 conferen... (more)

Fuel for Thought – Global Media Giant Goes Green

Global Media giants GDS International are famed for catering to the needs of the worlds fortune 500 companies, running leading publications and news websites for the world's biggest Jet setters. But with the economy still recovering and the cost of fuel rising Chairman Spencer Green wants to do more to reflect his readers changing attitudes and Go Green. Every website in the world requires electricity (generated from the burning of Fossil-Fuels) to power hosting servers, the networks that connects it to the rest of the globe and the computers that we view it from. Therefore, eve... (more)

GDS International Discovers Trends in Pharmaceutical Fraud

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Counterfeiting is a major problem across many industries, and it's getting worse. According to Travis Johnson, Vice President and Director of Legislative Affairs and Policy for the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition, in the 30 years since the association was formed, there has been significant growth both in terms of volume and diversification of fraud items. "Back in the 1970s and 1980s counterfeiting was largely a concern for apparel companies and luxury goods brands," he says. "The stereotype of ... (more)