Why the CEO of a $350 Million Internet Security Company Practices Radical Transparency

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Why the CEO of a $350 Million Internet Security Company Practices Radical Transparency

A scandal taught Cloudflare co-founder Matthew Prince that in a business where trust is paramount, he needed to be relentlessly open about his company’s mistakes.


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Matthew Prince founded Cloudflare along with Lee Holloway and Michelle Zatlyn in 2010 to help other small businesses protect, fortify, and speed up their websites. Their not-so-humble goal: To help build a better internet.

Now, it’s one of the major players in content-delivery and site security. Cloudflare has 1,500 global employees and nearly 200 data centers, and protects more than 25 million internet properties–some 15 percent of the internet. The company’s annual revenue is more than $350 million.

This election year, in an effort to help ensure Americans had consistent access to

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Learn best practices for ranking on Google

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the art and science of getting your website and content to show up on Google’s first page. Not only is it a lucrative job on its own, but it’s a skill every marketer should have.

Whether you’re in marketing, a business owner, or consider yourself inherently tech-savvy, you’ve probably heard the term SEO (Search Engine Optimization) bounced around quite a bit lately — and for good reason. Search engine ranking can be one of the most important factors when it comes to a business succeeding in the digital age.

What is SEO?

SEO stands for “search engine optimization.” It’s the practice of strategizing the content and keywords on a web page and site

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North Korea media decries obsolete practices after mass games

Oct. 28 (UPI) — Past customs and practices should be set aside, North Korean state media said, a week after South Korean news services reported a North Korean mass gymnastics performance scheduled this month may have been canceled.

Korean Workers’ Party newspaper Rodong Sinmun said Wednesday the “old ways” should not be imitated, following a performance at May Day Stadium earlier this month. The remarks were not attributed to leader Kim Jong Un, who disparaged the mass games in 2019.

The Rodong article, which focused on North Korean national competitiveness on the world stage, stated, “In today’s world, where competition for national strength is fierce and the rise and fall of a country is governed by national power, following the old and inferior is a foolish attitude that promotes self-destruction.”

“Compete with the world, take on the challenges of the world and get ahead in the world. This is the

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Change Your Business Practices to Suit Your New Cloud ERP Software

Many businesses love their old software and do not want to change them.

They buy a cheap Accounting or an ERP software that meets their business requirements when they were making USD 1M. Now they want to use the same and make it run as the business has grown to US$10M. As their business need changes to meet Sales demands or CRM needs, they buy additional software and spend huge money to integrate the new technologies to their old Software. Because they are not able to see the future growth and do not purchase a FUTURE ready ERP software.

The challenge they do not understand is, they spend huge amount of money to run the old software, they keep IT personal to run and manage their hardware and server etc. This would lead to loss of business opportunity as the old solutions are not integrated together affecting customer services.

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Short Introduction to SEO and Its Best Practices

What is SEO

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is an Internet marketing strategy that increases the traffic generated into websites by increasing the visibility of the websites in search engines such as Bing and Google. If you can fully utilize search engines in your business, you would experience a growth rate and increase in traffic like never before.

The higher the ranks in SEO, the higher the website ranks in Search Engine Results Page (SERP) and the more traffic is generated to the website. Below are a few research facts to prove how important SEO is:

  • 93% of all traffic to a website comes from a search engine;
  • 67k searches are performed on Google every second;
  • Having the first position on Google has over 34% of click through rate;
  • Almost 75% of users do not scroll past the first page in Google;
  • Nearly 80% of users ignore paid ads in search
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