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Grant Communications

Grant Communications   
Web Design Group

Web Engineering
In-House Design
Technology Training




Going into 2001, Internet and related technology companies have taken a pounding. Does this mean that the Internet and Web are not viable on a long-term basis? That investors will not support new technologies and new initiatives? Not so, says NASDAQ's performance over the past few weeks. Only those organizations that are debt-leveraged and cash negative are being pounded in the trenches.

The Internet is slowly entering the Mature phase of the product life cycle. What adds inconsistencies that appear to be Growth cycle characteristics are more attributable to the 6 month generation of new software, not the industry itself.

The foundation for product success in a Mature cycle center around branding and service levels, combined with conservative financial practices. Pricing starts to level off, due to the shear number of competitors in the arena.

The process of buying market share through wholesale discounts and leveraged financing typically only works in the Growth cycle. The failure of HarvardNet and Vitts Networks in the last month appears to be the adoption of a business model that leads to IPO, while running consistently in the red. A great technique in a Growth/boom cycle; the company usually is bought by a niche competitor or merges with a company looking to expand into a new marketplace. In a Mature phase, capital dries up faster than new clients can be brought on board.

Our viewpoint and consulting advice over the last five years to our clients for Internet-related services has not changed. Select a technology partner with a long-standing history of survival in a volatile market. Chances are, they've already faced both good and bad times, and understand fundamentally that core service is the key to exceeding customer expectations and continued growth.

newest sites launched : Technical communications firm ; Media Audit ing ; Regional financial institution


FrameMaker 6.0 Basics

Length:        3 days
Format:        Lecture/PC Lab
Cost:            $ 895
Dates:          February 26-28, 2001

Description: This three-day course teaches participants the skills necessary to create stand alone, or component documents to be used in books, or as single files. This course is based on the Adobe Systems curriculum.

Prerequisites: None

Participants Will Learn:

  • Opening, saving, viewing, printing, and deleting documents
  • Entering, editing, and finding text
  • Using Spell Checker and Thesaurus
  • Creating documents using templates
  • Working with page-anchored and text-anchored objects, including graphics, frames, and tables
  • Managing character, paragraph, tab, pagination, and numbering properties
    ...and much more!


Register: register@
Contact: Eileen, 603.715.5445
Payment: MasterCard, Visa, American
Payment: 3 business days prior or purchase order. Group Discounts: 3 or more people from the same company that register for the same seminar on the same date are entitled to a 15% discount.



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