Wk50 Shorts: WordAds, Skoda and online booking
With WordPress getting around 13% of the traffic to the top million sites in the world it’s in a mightily strong position to leverage these huge traffic volumes. Hence, WordPress takes on Google AdSense and has launched a contextual ad scheme, as the popular publishing platform looks to take on Google’s AdSense. The firm has teamed up with Federated Media Publishing to create WordAds, which lets bloggers earn money through advertising on their blogs. “We’ve resisted advertising so far because most of it we had seen wasn’t terribly tasteful, and it seemed like Google’s AdSense was the state-of-the-art, which was sad,” Jon Burke wrote on the WordPress.com blog. “You pour a lot of time and effort into your blog and you deserve better than AdSense.” [more]
Skoda Auto announces the commencement of its first online Booking Engine initiative for the Rapid today, following the launch of the much awaited C segment sedan recently. Recognizing the growing need of an online presence, ŠKODA launched this service to ensure all their customers can book the Rapid at their convenience. One of the unique offerings of this engine is that customers can not only book the Rapid online, but track their bookings as well, which will make the process significantly transparent. [more]
So why do you need an Online Booking System? Customer nowadays know what they want, the market is so saturated with competitors so having an edge over your competitors is vital.
Today’s customer service secret is to be able to give an immediate response, to be available 24/7. Just to be there for your clients all the time. Problem is of course, that this is an impossible task if you are human, unless you are willing to sleep on your desk and never have a life!
A good booking system is there to do just that, and it will give your clients this availability of scheduling meetings 24/7 without you even needing to be present. It also has an added value, if you plug the booking application in your already existing website it will help increase your conversion rate of web traffic into sales. So what else can a good Booking system do for you? [more]
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