Free Digital Marketing Business Plan Sample

Erwin Oropesa

Have You Made the Move to Digital Marketing and PR? It Will Save You Money and Time!

Free Digital Marketing Business Plan Sample

Does it sometimes get you frustrated that you are too short of time to actually develop or even, dare I say, enjoy your business?
Nowadays your marketing focus needs to seek increased engagement with your customers, not less! So unless you look at alternative ways to promote your business then you may have a time problem?
Your marketing plan should have a heavy focus on digital communication but it must include ways in which you can convert that engagement into sales.
The best move you can now make in your business is towards Digital Marketing or Social Media Marketing and PR.
At Virtual Business Media, we look at opportunities to use the free media that we now have access to and use this expertise to create a … Read More

Germany’s Green Power Finance Is Becoming Unaffordable

Erwin Oropesa

(Bloomberg) — The German program that’s spurred the nation’s switch to green power is buckling under the weight of surging costs and needs an urgent fix.

That’s the assessment of one of the scheme’s chief designers, Hans Josef Fell. Designed in 2000 to enable Germany to meet United Nations pledges on climate change, it has pushed renewable energy to make up over 50% of the nation’s energy capacity.

Yet the system’s increasing costs have become glaring in the during the coronavirus pandemic, the veteran Green Party lawmaker said. High and guaranteed payments made to investors in clean power plants are the problem Fell said in an interview.

German power consumers have to contribute to help finance the payments through a surcharge in their monthly electricity bills, and a quirk of how they’re calculated threatens to send the program’s costs skyrocketing, he said.

Power consumers make up the difference between payments

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Darqube Announces Crowdfunding Effort, Aims To Democratize Finance With Trading Analytics Platform

Erwin Oropesa

Darqube, a U.K.-based trading technologies company, has brought to market an analytics platform aimed at helping retail market enthusiasts, traders and portfolio managers gain access to insights formerly available at the institutional level.

Thhe firm’s founder Rostislav Haliplii spoke with Benzinga about the democratization of financial technology.

Why Darqube?

Haliplii is a veteran in the institutional asset management and trading space. He studied financial engineering at Imperial College London prior to working as a quantitative trader and risk manager.

His experiences allowed him to found Darqube, an all-inclusive trading technology that allows users access to the same cutting-edge insights institutions leverage in generating consistent returns.

“The idea was to build an all-in-one platform where people can look at the markets, socialize, and create bots without programming skills,” Haliplii said. “It’s something very similar to what institutional traders do on a daily basis, but tailored for retail.”

Darqube’s Breadth Of

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Laid-off workers start side hustles, business ventures to survive amid COVID-19 pandemic

Erwin Oropesa

An unemployed stagehand is suddenly an e-commerce mogul, peddling hard-to-find items such as toilet paper and home fitness equipment. A laid-off personal vacation adviser may have found her true calling — teaching English online to students around the globe. A recruiter is paying the bills as she awaits her unemployment benefit checks by day-trading stocks.

With the coronavirus pandemic throwing tens of millions of Americans out of work or reducing their hours, many are scrambling to make ends meet by taking on part-time jobs and other side hustles, launching new ventures, or playing the market – often from the safety of their homes. 

The phenomenon isn’t captured by the Labor Department’s employment data because of the overall devastation wrought by the virus. In April, a record 20.5 million U.S. jobs were wiped out, and Labor’s May jobs report Friday is projected to record another eight million layoffs, driving the unemployment

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