Archive for June, 2012
Wow! Yes, this is the word I uttered when I saw the website e-learningforkids.org. The website is essential learning resource for kids from nursery to 6th class. But according to me, it is also useful for higher grade students. More >
At last, the both the IITs and government agree for a new IIT JEE pattern from year 2013. Earliers IITs were not in agreement with the HRD minsiter Mr. Kapil Sibbal proposal. One of the hindrance was to include board exam number in the test. Even now the board exam is considered. More >
“Science news straight from the source”, this is the tag line of a famous blog known as scienceblog.com. As the name suggests this blog is related with the latest science researches and it publishes the press releases from the science organizations named in the stories themselves.
The scienceblog.com comes into picture of the blogging world in the year 2002. Since then it is serving the science community.
One can find out various articles on different filelds like:
In fact all the fields are covered.
One can also write contribute science news at their blog.
You can visit this very useful blog here:
There is good news for students want to do M.Phil. The Punjab Technical University commonly known as PTU is starting M.Phil program from this session in following subjects:
- Environmental Sciences and
- Journalism & mass communication.
The admission will be done on the basis of an entrance examination and then interview of shortlisted candidates will be conducted.
Detail of educational qualification and other criteria is available on PTU website:
The last date for receipt of application is July 9, 2012 and the fee is rupees 1000.
Whatever the problem is it has to go through research process. The marketing research process has stages to guide the researcher from start to finish. It has seven stages. More >
Definition Marketing Research:
Marketing research is a systematic design, collection, analyses and reporting of the data related to marketing goods and services. Marketing research searches specific market problem and make the decision about a particular course of action. More >
There are different pricing methods or strategies which are used by the marketer to attract the customer.
1.) Cost based pricing: this type of pricing strategies uses break even concept which means the point where the total cost = total revenue. Profit will be zero at break even point. At level where the total revenue > total cost there is profit and where total revenue< total cost there is loss. More >
It is the practice of selling two or more separate products together for a single price. This is usually done in case of goods which are sold as package. Like mobile phone with data cable, cover, head phone etc. it is of three types:
1.) Pure bundling: this type of price bundling is used where two products can be sold only as package. For example a new pen is always sold with its refill.
2. )Mixed bundling: it is used when the product can be sold separately as well as a bundle. For example pizza hut’s pan for four.
3. ) Tying: in this case a main product is purchased with the complementary product. Like nail polish is purchased with its complementary product nail polish remover.
Price discrimination is usually called monopoly price discrimination. It means a situation in which the monopoly firm charges different price from the customer for the same product. In such a situation the buyer has no choice but to buy it because of having no close substitutes. It is of three types: More >
The price of the product is generally affected by number of factors. Therefore before deciding the price the marketer has to keep in mind the factors affecting the price. Generally they are divided into two parts: More >