2015

Apr
21

5 Different Website Builders For 5 Personality Types


If you are thinking about building a website and have done any research into website builders, you are probably sitting in a corner banging your head against a wall. There are so many options out there that it is easy to get overwhelmed. That's why we have put together this Buzzfeed-esq guide, with 5 different personality types and their matching website builder solution. After reading, you should feel a connection with one of these 5 characters and be able to match your personality to the website builder of your dreams.

Full Article at huffingtonpost.com


Apr
13

Hospitable by Nature and Intelligent by Design: Technology Solutions for Hotel Executives


Hotel executives face a challenge and an opportunity, both of which have their roots in the disruptive power of technology.

Full Article at hotelexecutive.com


Apr
05

4 Lesser-Known Website Builders You Should Try Oute


It is doubtful that you have heard of Ocoos, as it is probably the least well known of any of the four builders we discuss. But it is also one of the most unique, because it is all about providing a functional site for service businesses. There are quite a few things that Ocoos does that other builders do not.

Full Article at AllBusiness Experts


Apr
08

Design and Data: The Essential Elements for Online Success


If there are two elements, which every business owner should have and every industry should possess, few are more essential than design and data. Or: If a company is to succeed online – if it seeks to make an impression with style and substance, through a combination of intelligence and analysis – then it must have a distinctive website, which gathers and mines data about current and prospective clients.

Full Article at rescue.ceoblognation.com


Mar
08

The Real Estate Agent with the Technology to Succeed: The 'Democratization of Data'


Real estate professionals are more than experts about the properties they represent and the clients they advise. They are also champions of technology, advocates for new tools and resources to elevate their online visibility and more effectively market to prospective buyers and sellers.

Full Article at RealityTimes.com


Mar
03

An Integrated Platform for Health and Wellness: The Next Generation of Websites


Corporate wellness and technology are increasingly inseparable: The latter enhances the former by elevating a doctor's presence online (to cite one notable example) and educating prospective patients about relevant news, trends and studies within a particular area of the health care industry.

Full Article at CorporateWellnessMagazine.com


Feb
09

Ocoos Ranked as Best Website Solution for Services by FitSmallBusiness


If you are a service business, then Ocoos is probably your best bet. It has service-business oriented features that other website builder's do not offer ... You can also have Ocoos build a great looking website for you ... For our full Ocoos review, click here.

Full Article at FitSmallBusiness.com


Jan
08

The Ultimate List of ECommerce Solutions To Setup Your Store


Looking to setup an online store? Well your immediate challenge is to find out what are those ecommerce solutions that you can choose one from. Infact, the success of your commerce heavily relies on how successfully you have been able to set up your shopping cart solution...

Full Article at AppAloud.com

2014

Dec
22

Ocoos Featured on Website Magazine 2015 List of Solutions


Ocoos is a simple and efficient e-commerce solution that delivers an all-in-one solution to small businesses where they can either build the site themselves or have Ocoos build it for them.

Full Article at WebsiteMagazine.com


Nov
21

Ocoos Announces Partnership with MyCorporation


See Ocoos on MyCorporation.com


Oct
14

Ocoos Joins the USEA as a Sponsor, Offers Discounted Prices to USEA Members


The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is excited to announce that Ocoos, a leader in online equestrian business solutions, is joining us as a sponsor. Ocoos works closely with progressive equine professionals to develop optimized internet solutions, and joins the USEA as a contributing sponsor of the Annual Meeting and Convention. Ocoos also offers special discount prices for their business platform to USEA members.

Full Article at USEventing.com


Oct
09

Ocoos Joins Dell Technology Partner Program


Ocoos, a leading cloud based platform for the small and medium sized business (SMB) marketplace, today announced it has become a certified technology partner in Dell's Technology Partner Program. By certifying Ocoos Platform on Dell laptops, tablets, and mobile devices, Ocoos enables SMBs to build and manage their website, conduct ecommerce for products and services, and manage front-end operations (CRM, Analytics, Social Media Mgmt).

Full Article at Ocoos


Sep
16

What are the Most Common Traits of Successful Small Business Owners? 50 Experts Reveal the Top Characteristics


While there is no foolproof method that can guarantee that your small business plan will succeed, one way to give yourself an advantage is by learning from highly successful business owners who have been able to reach their goals..."What's the #1 most common trait of highly successful small business owners (and why is it so important to their success)?" We've collected and compiled their expert advice into this comprehensive guide to understanding what personality traits most highly successful small business owners all share.

Full Article at Blog.DirectCapital.com


Sep
03

11 Common Ecommerce Mistakes -- and How to Fix Them


No ecommerce site is perfect, especially when it first goes live. Even if you choose a seemingly straightforward or turnkey ecommerce solution, problems are bound to occur. And while it's hard to predict problems, there are certain common ecommerce problems, say the experts, which can be prevented -- or fixed relatively easily.

Full Article at NetworkWorld.com


Aug
28

Leveraging Payment Data for the Better of the Biz


A large amount of important and valuable insights can come from your business's payment data. You can use the information gleaned from this data to forecast sales, project growth and build out successful future business plans. Here are three ways I've seen small businesses positively leverage their payment data.

Full Article at FinLit.com


Aug
12

Ocoos Announces Game Changing Update to its Internet Marketing Platform


Finally, Ocoos announces a breakthrough technology to bring referrals online with its patented B2B Networking capability (Ocoos B2B). With this capability, business owners can interlock marketing efforts easily...Ocoos 2.0 is a massive leap in functionality for the small business owner, and a game changer for the industry.

Full Article at Ocoos


Aug
04

Websites For Services: What Do You Need? How Do You Get It?


Over the years, businesses focused on products have seen enormous leaps in capability with world-class platforms such as Amazon and eBay. These platforms provide a convenient marketplace, handle all aspects of payments/commerce, and even facilitate shipping/warehousing. Along with these marketplaces, companies such as bigcommerce, shopify, weebly have provided excellent capability for individual websites. However, we have not seen similar advances in services. Why?

Full Article at Score.org


May
12

Ocoos Announces 30% Growth in One Month (April)


After announcing a stellar quarter in Q12014, Ocoos announces continued momentum with a 30% growth in its customer base in just the month of April...

Full Article at Ocoos


Apr
20

Ocoos and Thought Leader Ron Stein Join Together to Boost Small and Midsized Businesses


Ocoos and FastPath Marketing have combined their strengths to offer marketing and selling solutions to help business owners amplify their web presence and maximize profits.

Full Article at Ocoos


Apr
05

Ocoos Announces Breakout First Quarter


In its first quarter out of beta mode with a public release of the Ocoos cloud-based internet platform, Ocoos announces breakout performance for Q1 2014.

Full Article at Ocoos

2013

Nov
20

Power Plant Graduates Anchor Tenant


Ocoos, the first start-up company to enter the Power Plant Business Incubator, will graduate from the facility on November 30. Founded in 2011, Ocoos offers a cloud-based platform which allows small businesses to create a web presence with mobile, e-commerce, CRM, analytics and scheduling capabilities.

Full Article at OcalaCEP.com


Nov
19

Ocoos and Gateway Radio Commercial by Tom Ingram, CEO of Gateway Bank




Nov
17

Alliance of bank, tech start-up, targets small business


An Ocala bank and the tech start-up that was the first firm to come through the Power Plant incubator are teaming up to offer small-business owners advice on financial matters and help increase their presence on the Internet.

Full Article at Ocala.com


Nov
16

Coming out of the closet…


There are many platforms to choose from and all of them can lighten the administrative burden and allow you to focus your time on growing your business....Ocoos.com – Their platform can be adapted to fit most small businesses.

Full Article at Ocala.com


Sep
19

Business Start up


Growing your Start-up can bring great joy and even challenges can become exciting to resolve, but learning efficient time management and making effective office management decisions, are skills that if not learned quickly can slow down business growth.

Full Article at Business Nature


Apr
25

Ocala / Marion County, FL Featured on Today In America with Terry Bradshaw




Feb
04

The Internet: Is There a Way it Can Actually Generate Jobs?


A White Paper by Dr. Rahul Razdan, CEO of Ocoos.com, describing how the Internet can effectively decrease unemployment rates.

Full Article at PR Web


Jan
17

New Company Looking to Help Small Businesses Take on the Web, Starts with the Basics


Working with Workforce Florida and Re-View Business Strategies, Ocoos is offering a FREE seminar where these and other digital marketing terms will be explained in a practical lab oriented style. For those who would like to learn more, there will be an opportunity to take deeper classes (201 and 301) in the area of digital marketing where there is a potential for 100% reimbursement for the course costs from Workforce Florida. All the courses are certified.

Full Article at Miami Herald

2012

Nov
01

Ocoos and the Ocala Power Plant Business Incubator


The life of Ocoos and the Ocala Power Plant Business Incubator have been deeply intertwined. The story begins in late 2010, when Jaya Baillie, the CEO of the Ocala/Marion County Chamber, asked Dr. Rahul Razdan to join the Ocala Power Plant Incubator board.

Full Article in Innovation Ocala


Oct
10

Ocoos Attracts Former CEO of Advanced Micro Devices to Board


Dirk Meyer, past CEO of AMD, joins the board of Ocoos.com, an Internet start-up company aiming to become the "Amazon for Services"

Full Article at PR Web


Oct
01

Ocala Magazine Q & A: e-Business with Ocoos


Jaye Baillie, President and CEO of Ocala Magazine, does a Q & A with Ocoos co-founders Daniel Sosa and Ryan McCabe.

Full Article at PR Web


Sep
01

Power UP - Ocoos in Ocala Magazine


It was through the Ocala Power Plant and Ocoos that Gallegos met the right people to help him set up a presentation for possible buyers. (Page 40)

Full Article in Ocala Magazine


Jul
24

Ocoos to Demo Latest Technology to Business Incubator & Chamber of Commerce


The Ocoos team has been pulling many late nights the past few weeks in preparation for their highly anticipated release.

Full Article at Ocala Power Plant


Jun
21

Ocoos Announces the First White Paper Describing the Challenges and Potential Solutions for Small Service Businesses


In a White Paper written by Ocoos, the complexities of moving small service business to the web are discussed in further detail, and an outline for a solution is presented. Read the White Paper by Ocoos here: "Small Service Providers and the Digital Age"

Full Article at PR Web


May
14

Ocoos Attracts former PWC Managing Partner and General Electric Senior Executive to Board


Ronald Barris, a seasoned executive focused on strategy consulting has joined the board of Ocoos. Mr. Barris is a Founding Partner in Barris Lotterer Management Consulting (BLMC) specializing in High Technology Operations and Strategy, with a focus on the Product Development and Product Fulfillment Processes.

Full Article at PR Web


May
02

Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research Matches Private Investment in Ocala Company


The Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with Ocoos, an early-stage technology company that has developed an internet marketing platform for small service providers.

Full Article at Business Wire


Apr
30

Ocoos Announces the Release of Nearly 70 Service Offerings in the Adventure Tourism Industry


Ocoos.com, an Internet start up spin-out from the University of Florida, is giving small businesses the technology to advance into the age of the internet.

Full Article at PR Web


Apr
17

Former Procter & Gamble exec joins board of Ocoos


Mark Bertolami, a former top executive with Procter & Gamble Co., joined the board of startup technology company Ocoos.

Full Article at Business Courier


Apr
04

Ocoos Partners with University of Florida to Highlight Services Sector On-line


Today, Ocoos, a technology start-up company focused on promoting Internet commercial applications, announces a series of relationships with the University of Florida...


Apr
02

Energizing the Economy


Q&A with Jaye Baillie, President & CEO Ocala/Marion County Chamber of Commerce: A conversation with Rahul Razdan, CEO & Co Founder, Ocoos...

Full Article at Ocala Magazine


Mar
21

Tech Company Partners in Ocala to Highlight Services Sector Online


Florida Internet Firm Aims High to Promote Adventure Tourism in Florida, Beyond...

Full Article at Virtual-Strategy Magazine


Mar
14

UF Startup Revolutionizing Search Marketing


Ocoos, an Internet startup from the University of Florida, announced the release of their search platform for consumer use. The company helps consumers wade through "search" noise by building a subject matter specific platform which integrates content from services providers, noted experts, and social networking sources.

Full Article at Florida Tech Journal


Mar
13

Florida Start-up Revolutionizing Marketing for Small Service Providers; Adventure Tourism is Focus of First Product Release


Ocoos helps consumers and service providers break through the "search noise" with their technology...

Full Article at PR Web


Mar
12

Florida Trend Magazine: First Tenant at Ocala/Marion County's Business Incubator


Ocoos.com


Ocoos.com moves into Ocala-Marion County's new incubator


Full Article at FloridaTrend.com



Mar
06

Unplug and Get Active! 6 Ways to Get Moving This Spring Break with Ocoos


The kids are out of school for a week with nothing to do! Get them outside and away from electronics by taking part in family friendly activities right outside your back door. Great ideas to get your family outside and active without breaking the bank!

Full Article at PR Web


Feb
10

Ocoos Highlighted at 'Power Plant' Grand Opening


Marion County's first business incubator, dubbed the "Power Plant," went on line Friday amid hopes that it will become a key spoke in what local leaders say is downtown Ocala's emerging "innovation hub."

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Jan
18

Ocoos Featured in the Ocala Power Plant Intro





2011

Nov
30

Florida Atlantic University Highlights Daniel Sosa and Ocoos.com


FAU Alumni Launches the Ultimate Marketing Resource for Small Businesses 2012

Florida Atlantic University: Daniel Sosa and Ocoos.com



Oct
11

Ocoos in the Technology Spotlight


Technology Spotlight 10/11/11 Ocoos.com

Amazon.com is popular because it makes it easy for customers to buy products. But there are some web designers in Gainesville who say there is no website that makes it easy for people to buy services. And they aim to change that.In the Technology Spotlight, Daniel Sosa of Ocoos.com describes to TV20′s David Snyder how a new website is designed to bring order out of chaos–and provide a venue for small businesses to flourish.


TV 20 Gainesville Oct 11th


Oct
11

October 10th, 2011 Newspaper Coverage


Gainesville Sun Oct 11th 2011

Gainesville Sun Oct 10th 2011