About Simon Salt

Simon Salt has been creating online content since 1993 and blogging since 2000. He is an author, speaker and digital strategist. He can be found on most social networks as "incslinger". When he isn't working he is either taking photographs or riding his motorcycle - sometimes at the same time.

3 Technology Solutions to Track Business Trends

3 Technology Solutions to Track Business Trends

This guest post is by Lawrence Feldman. Lawrence manages a small tech company and works as a freelancer when he’s not taking MBA classes. Top-tier managers and accountants love metrics. Quantitative measures are the be-all and end-all for number crunches in the business world. Goal-setting and company objectives hinge on increasing or decreasing numbers. Airlines want [...]

Top Cloud Storage and Backup Trends for 2013

Top Cloud Storage and Backup Trends for 2013

Today’s guest post is by Jessica Reich. Jessica is a freelance writer from Minneapolis To say that the cloud computing industry is experiencing rapid growth is the understatement of the century. What started with a three-model approach—Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)—now features several different cloud computing models over a wide range of IT disciplines. [...]

Less of a Pivot more of a Pirouette

Less of a Pivot more of a Pirouette

Pivot. Webster’s dictionary defines it as “a pin, point, or short shaft on the end of which something rests and turns, or upon and about which something rotates or oscillates.” It has several other definitions that are similar in nature. None of them include the meaning that has been grasped by the digiterati in particular where [...]

Accelerate Your Computer Time

Accelerate Your Computer Time

Today’s guest post is from Allison Rice, who is the Marketing Director for Amsterdam Printing (www.amsterdamprinting.com), a leading provider of custom and promotional pens and other promotional products to grow your business and thank customers. Allison regularly contributes to the Promo & Marketing Wall blog, where she provides actionable business tips. Computers have engrained themselves into every aspect of [...]

What Exactly Is the Open Cloud?

What Exactly Is the Open Cloud?

Today’s Guest Post is by Sharon Florentine. Sharon is a blogger for Rackspace.  Rackspace Hosting is the service leader in cloud computing, and a founder of OpenStack, an open source cloud operating system. The San Antonio-based company provides Fanatical Support to its customers and partners, across a portfolio of IT services, including Managed Hosting and [...]

Restructuring Your Business in the Cloud

Restructuring Your Business in the Cloud

Today’s guest post is from Zoe Maldonado. Zoe is a freelance writer and blogger for TechBreach who enjoys writing about all things mobile and electronic and spending time with her very active twin boys. 5 Must Try Web Applications for Your Small Business Many businesses are finding the value in switching to cloud technology for [...]

SXSW From The Sidelines

SXSW From The Sidelines

This is the first year I haven’t attended SXSW in seven years. I’ve attended badged, unbadged as a speaker and as an attendee. This year I was in both the fortunate and unfortunate position of being swamped with work. I was very tempted when a big brand offered me a free ticket and transportation to [...]

Why Online Real Estate Matters for Your Small Business

Today A Guest Post from President and COO of www.reputationchanger.com, Mike Zammuto. Have you ever gone to sign up for a new URL for a company website or blog — or perhaps to activate a company Twitter account or Facebook page — and been disappointed to find that the account name or URL you hoped [...]

Metrics lead to improved customer experience

Metrics lead to improved customer experience

It’s been twenty years since I had to purchase diapers for either of my daughters, so it might seem strange that I am writing about diapers here, and actually I’m not, the point of this post is to highlight a use case in understanding your customers. What sparked my interest was seeing that Diapers.com has [...]

3 Things Your Business Should Spend On Before Social Media

3 Things Your Business Should Spend On Before Social Media

I have no doubt that you have already seen a dozen posts on the best Social Media tips and tricks for 2013, but before you start writing your must do list of Social Media I want to encourage you to spend money on three different things before you do. Before I get into the three [...]