If you’re new to the realm of social media marketing, you know what an overwhelming undertaking it can be. If you look up “social networking websites” on Wikipedia, there are currently 200 listed. And once you wade through that ocean of options and decide where to direct your efforts, the fun doesn’t stop there. Read on for some tips on how to maximize your small business social media marketing efforts. [Read more…]
Archives for November 2013
The world of technology is a fast-paced monster. As soon as a new application hits the market, it’s almost out of date. This may sound kind of discouraging to those who fight tooth and nail to keep up with the latest advances, but it can prove to be a very good thing nonetheless.
Although we may sometimes lag behind when acquiring the latest gadgets, we are still in the loop if we are connected to the right group of networks. New application developments mean new ways of promoting businesses, enabling us to market our previously slow-moving products and stay in the know when mobile.
Even if the consumers are a few steps behind, they can be sure to grasp the technology in their own time. [Read more…]
I don’t know about you, but you may be getting rather tired of the “responsive” hype. Every where you look, people seem to be talking about responsive design and how web site owners should follow its principles.
Tiring it may be, there is a reason – lots of reasons, actually – that people continue to talk about responsive design. Now, you may not be a professional designer or coder, but you certainly can harness the power of responsive design, thanks to ready-made themes. Whether you decide to shell out money for a premium theme or not, there is a large range of selections available.
So, here are three good reasons you should consider responsive WP Themes. [Read more…]
If ever you’ve heard of Kickstarter, you don’t need an explanation to cover what the project entails. However, if the phrase is new to you, understanding exactly what it is will help you understand how it’s changing nonprofits.
Kickstarter is a funding platform. It’s designed to raise funds for creative projects. Through Kickstarter, nonprofits promote projects that are creative in some way and raise funding for them. The person behind a nonprofit’s project is solely responsible for it, from the creation to the finish.
The general public is given access to the project. It has a deadline and a goal. If individuals are interested in what the nonprofit is proposing to do with the project, they can pledge money to help the nonprofit reach its goal. [Read more…]
When newer company Intranets started porting their information onto remote servers, we began a process of early cloud computing. The idea is that you should have access to all your important files regardless of the computer you are using. This is true for some company Intranets, but what about going home and working off your home network? Those network files are gone unless you can access the server(s) remotely.
Now we see the idea of lightning-fast cloud storage through multiple server farms. Architecture can be setup to run many connected HDDs from different machines – even different levels of RAID for data parity. Cloud storage infrastructure has been growing and trying to keep up with newer connection speeds. The industry has been slowed because of the poor economic conditions. Technology enthusiasts are still working hard to build layers upon layers of new software and hardware abstraction.
Being a man can be a tough challenge, but thankfully the developers of iPhone apps have remembered that masculinity can use a helping hand. They’ve come up with a few apps to help men be the manliest they can be, which makes our lives a little easier.
Men, here are a few iPhone apps you may not be able to live without. [Read more…]