What actually is Marketing?

Marketing is Anticipating, and satisfying, customers wants and needs, efficiency and profitability, Marketing includes Market Research The Marketing Mix What is the purpose of Marketing? To make profit, essentially by improving sales To remind the customer of your product through promotion To see what the customer wants by offering their product To link the product to the brand and create a brand association To communicate and offer competition to other businesses (to compete) There are two types of business orientations, Business to Business where businesses sell products to other businesses, such as tools, office equipment and building supplies. Business to Customer… Continue reading What actually is Marketing?

How Customers Associate Quality with a Brand

Within any business there are multiple factors that a customer can imprint on to recognise a brand and associate with quality. Businesses can use the customers intuition to their advantage, targeting on the key aspects of a quality product in order to maximise return. Here is a list of the common points a business can tailor in order to maximise their revenue;   Profitability, Businesses must decide how much profit each product or service should undertake, whether it be a large return or a small one. Customers may be willing to buy a product purely on its premium price point.… Continue reading How Customers Associate Quality with a Brand

Advantages and Disadvantages of Capital and Labour Intensive Production

In Business, production generally has two techniques; Labour Intensive Production aims to use a large workforce to complete work by hand, this usually employs a lot of people to create a product. Some products may be seen to have more value if they were manufactured by hand. Capital Intensive Production aims to create a product using as little people as possible, the process could be entirely or partially automated and can sometimes be used to assist individuals in manufacture, such as a custom robotic factory worker that moves parts of a product to assembly, or a robot that screws in… Continue reading Advantages and Disadvantages of Capital and Labour Intensive Production

How Long Will my Phone Battery Last Before it Dies?

Defined obsolescence has gotten a hold of me again, I will have to purchase a new phone, as my old one is about to expire! I have had my phone for about 2 Years, I recieved it in the summer and It was fairly new at the time, being released in August 2014, My little HTC Desire 610 has been through a lot. It’s had 2 screen protectors, 2 cases and been across 3 networks. Now that It is aged, I have since rooted it and install android Lollipop it has had a new breath of life, However It’s quite… Continue reading How Long Will my Phone Battery Last Before it Dies?

Simulating a phone combination brute force

  If a malicious individual were to steal your android or iPhone, plug in a device to emulate a keyboard and have it test every single pass code possible, it would take a while, using the following tutorial, you can calculate the time It would take to do so.             Firstly, you need to grab Python 3.4.3, or you can probably use the version you have installed. Next we need to create the code. Firstly we need to import datetime to convert the guesses into time it would have taken, we also need to write down… Continue reading Simulating a phone combination brute force

Bukkit has been given a DMCA takedown by Wesley Wolfie. The NEXT steps.

It is currently well known that bukkit has been given a dmca request by Wesley Wolfie, but now that that has happened, we now need to rebuild! So here is whats happening, the folks over from bukkit are now working on a new modding api, called sponge! currently ‘Sponge will start with Minecraft 1.8, with Vanilla Client Support on Forge.’ Old plugins that were written on bukkit will most likely have to be removed, unless someone finds a way to make them compatible with sponge. Here is a large extract of what they plan to do. Our ultimate goal is to… Continue reading Bukkit has been given a DMCA takedown by Wesley Wolfie. The NEXT steps.

How to setup MMS on O2 pay & Go Go Go

I recently had a problem with O2’s pay and go go go sim, where I was unable to send MMS or group text people, after a couple conversations with O2 chat and some form help, I was able to finally get it working, perviously when I tried to send an MMS or Photo, I would get the message ‘MMS blocked by Carrier’. But this solution should fix it for you, as it did for me. The first issue I had was that my apn settings were wrong, here is how to fix it, your settings may vary, but essentially you… Continue reading How to setup MMS on O2 pay & Go Go Go

Bigger, Better, Faster, Stronger?

Were back! and were faster than ever, well over 140% faster to be precise, out with Xampp on windows, in with Ubuntu Webmin! Wait… Webmin isn’t that taboo? Well, yes, it is but its got loads of features and is really easy to do otherwise time consuming tasks that could take minutes and turn that into a couple of seconds, for example, adding a virtual host to apache2 would require FTP and a bit of nifty .txt editing, but with webmin, its a couple of clicks away, practical in the long run, but it does have it’s drawbacks.   Plus… Continue reading Bigger, Better, Faster, Stronger?