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 [...]

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 [...]

Twitter Vine: A Product Going Nowhere

Twitter Vine: A Product Going Nowhere

Last week the Social Media Guru’s were at it again, declaring the creation of the next big thing as Vine, the 6 second Video platform produced by Twitter. Only last week I wrote about Facebook’s Graph Search as being rolled out purely for those in the industry – a product that no one else would [...]

Why Facebook’s Graph Search Doesn’t Matter

Why Facebook’s Graph Search Doesn’t Matter

Last week Facebook launched another new feature, Graph Search. When I heard the name my eyes glazed over – it sounded far too like a high school math class to me. In many ways it is. There have already been hundreds of posts about the amazing new feature, how it will empower, enhance and otherwise [...]