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Intellectual Property & Infringing Material Impact In Numbers

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Intellectual property experts are analyzing the sales of various levels of intellectual products to assess the impact on them of infringing material. One of the comprehensive reports shared on UMIP website, the branch of University of Manchester, concentrating its efforts on intellectual property management, gives quality insights on the dynamics of impact of infringing material. So what is it all about?

So the research claims that:

  • The average income of the music industry, despite the actions of pirates and serious losses of individual companies continues to rise – in 2009 by 5% compared to 2008, and by 14% in 2013; primarily due to the live performances, the growth of international licensing and some stabilisation in the market of recording;
  • Sales in the publishing business either grow or maintain their performance during the 2004-2013 period;
  • Video sector also keeps a stable level of income, and seems to get recovered after the recession in Europe and North America.

Nevertheless, the researchers recorded the reduction in funding new projects in the creative sectors of the economy. Most often, it raises concerns about the possible impact of piracy on the future earnings and investments. Although well established that violations of intellectual property rights is not so devastating impact on economic performance, as it is sometimes portrayed. Continue Reading

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The two crucial website components small businesses forget to take care of

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The most basic things are the things that we tend to lose sight of so often. When you are making your first steps in making conversion-driven designs, keep in mind that the site or web should not only be be visually appealing, but also have a user-friendly interface and clear structure that allow visitors quickly and easily navigate the content, as well as get acquainted with the activities of your company. Remember the ‘rule of three clicks’, assuming that the user has to find any desired information in no more than 3 clicks. Otherwise the risks a visitor can lose patience and leave the site increase. Here’s the selection of the most frequently missed crucial components according to the research of Htpdigital.com, a prominent digital marketing Manchester company. The experts from B2B digital marketing agency have analyzed 5,000+ small business websites that have been launched during the last 6 months in the UK and figured out the 2 most commonly missed in design st.

The absence of About Us page

About page, as the Americans call this page – one of the most important elements of your representation in the Internet. If you have ever seen website heat map analysis, you may have noticed that About Us tab is usually one of the hottest points. This page tells the story of your business and typically describes the advantage of your company. About page also allows you to build a close and trusting relationship with your website visitors, so you should do your best to put some professional photos and at least a short biography.This will help you get closer to visitors and enhance their trust to you. Pay full attention to this page and do not skimp on it because it is highly likely to be the starting point of your customers’ journey around your site. A comprehensive About Us page potentially reduces the indecision before the first purchase of new customers.

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