Webstock 2014

Webstock 2014

On September 26 we will be as always at Webstockย (powered by Vodafone), this time competing with 59sec. Why we go there? – to learn new stuff (after all, is one of the biggest industry events in this part of the world) – to socialize – to compete, maybe we’ll win something, like we won 2nd place with StartEvo several years ago. Looking forward to meet you there ๐Ÿ™‚ This autumn will be a very busy period for Kuantero and 59sec… In early September we’ll be present at Koln, at Pirate Summit and in November in Dublin  ...
Always do business with entities that have something to lose

Always do business with entities that have something to lose

For me it matters a lot the PREDICTABILITY. Predictability makes me calm. It helps us, as a business, not to go bankrupt. Predictability helps our clients to trust us when we promise something. It helps our employees to know that they will get the money at the end of the month, no matter what. Being predictable is good for business, for the stress levels and for the life quality, in general. Because I love predictability, I hate surprises (except some nice ones:) ). So, that’s why I love to do businesses with people/companies that have something to lose if something is going wrong. Because this is a positive stress that keeps them focus on the end result. I prefer to pay a premium, just to know that if something is wrong with the product, the entity that sold it to me will take care of me, that will make me happy. Big corporations have something to lose. Big brands have something to lose. People that live through recommendations can loose everything if they screw up. Whenever is risk involved, I prefer to minimize the risk. Too many families to feed ๐Ÿ™‚ We have a lot to lose, so do business with us: Kuantero, StartEvo, 59sec.:) We are predictable that we’ll take good care of you!...
Being #1 in Google results gives you aprox 32.5% clicks. #10, only 2.4%

Being #1 in Google results gives you aprox 32.5% clicks. #10, only 2.4%

Ever wondered how many clicks you get by being higher or lower on Google results? Of course, it’s kind of obvious that mostly nobody are searching on page 2, 3 and so on, unless what they do not find what they are searching for… So they dig in. But, in the vast majority of the cases, people will click the first result, just because it’s there. The same with Google Adwords. being #1 gets you more clicks (for which you pay more), but not necessary are better converting, just because people rushed in ๐Ÿ™‚ So, here it is: Google Result Page Rank ย Average Traffic Share 1 32.5% 2 17.6% 3 11.4% 4 8.1% 5 6.1% 6 4.4% 7 3.5% 8 3.1% 9 2.6% 10 2.4% 11 1.0% 12 0.8% 13 0.7% 14 0.6% 15 0.4%   This is the source:...
WP User Vandalism Protection – wordpress plugin

WP User Vandalism Protection – wordpress plugin

Let me tell you a story. When we launched in alpha 59sec.com, we also launched a live demo: http://www.59sec.com/test/ with a simple (subscriber role) test user: http://www.59sec.com/test/wp-login.php user: test pass: 123456789 In one sunny day, we figure it out that we cannot login on this test account, and also NONE of the clients who wanted to test it. What happened? There was a “well intended” Indian guy that changed the password and the user’s email. Simple and effective, just because he could ๐Ÿ™‚ So, we realized that we had to protect the wordpress test user from further modifications, that’s why we created a simple plugin, against vandalism, called WP User Vandalism Protection This plugin we made it available for free in the WordPress repository. It saved us of a lot of trouble and we hope will help also other developers as well! ๐Ÿ™‚ http://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-user-vandalism-protection/...
Some “thank you” notes for us :)

Some “thank you” notes for us :)

4 nice pieces of feedback received. So, even if they’re in Romanian, we can brag with them ๐Ÿ™‚ (we did a small activation with our partner, PayU Romania, and we helped for free some small online businesses! ——————- Urmare a campaniei initiate de partenerul nostru PayU am apelat la serviciile de consultanta oferite de catre Kuantero. Dupa o analiza profunda a site-ului nostru www.medfit.ro, realizata de catre specialistii Kuantero, a urmat o discutie mai mult decat interesanta din care am putut realiza cate putem imbunatati la site-ul nostru pentru o mai buna prezenta in mediul online. Multumim Kuantero si PayU pentru aceasta oportunitate de a avea parte de o analiza serioasa cu concluzii pe masura.   Ciprian-Adin Popasav – www.medfit.ro ————————- Am aflat de firma Kuantero in urma unui mesaj de la PayU ce imi ofereau posibilitatea unui audit realizat de firma mai sus amintita. Cum incerc sa ma folosesc de fiecare audit (mai ales ca era gratuit) am aplicat imediat pentru a beneficia pentru ambele site-uri : www.distributiemobila.ro si www.ergos.ro Dupa primirea unui email din partea firmai Kuantero, in care am fost instintat ca voi fi auditat, la trei zile am primit si un telefon pentru stabilirea unei intalniri prin intermediul Skype-ului. A venit si momentul intalnirii de pe Skype . Interlocutorul a fost D-l Constantin Ferseta, ce mi-a oferit cel mai bun audit dintre toate cele primite pana acum. Auditul a fost punctual, avand in vedere toate aspectele: SEO onpage si offpage, Link-uri, Usability, etc. Toate problemele semnalate au avut atasate si modalitati de rezolvare. Discutia a durat aproape 3 ore, in care d-l Constantin Ferseta mi-a...