SMBs turn to hybrid clouds for flexibility

July 8th, 2016

2016July7_Web_AWho would have guessed that clouds could be so complex? Yet in a day and age of seemingly continuous technological advances, “cloud” computing has become one of the more intricate and interesting approaches to managing IT resources for businesses.

Better Squarespace analytics for ecommerce

June 23rd, 2016

2016June22_Web_AThere are quite a few content management systems (CMS) available for small and medium sized businesses to market themselves on the internet, all working to maximize the value of their features and eliminate gaps in service. One of these, Squarespace, has made a big splash with the addition of their ecommerce analysis functions.

Chrome extensions: 6 productivity boosters

May 31st, 2016

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Do you ever find yourself cursing your web browser’s limited functionality? Well, if you’re using Google Chrome there’s a good chance someone has created an extension to make your wish come true. There are thousands of Chrome extensions just waiting to boost your productivity with the click of a button.

The future of work lies in human cloud

May 13th, 2016

2016May12_Web&Cloud_AIt’s an amazing time to start a business and take your ideas to the market more quickly, and at lower costs without the traditional barriers in hiring skilled workers. A world of talented contractors is now available in the “Human Cloud”, ready to help you do the heavy lifting of building your company.

5 web design trends you should consider

April 21st, 2016

2016Apr20_Web_AA good looking page will determine how many people trust a website. This is especially true for small business owners trying to establish their company’s identity online. But with so many similar businesses to compete with, how can you stand out from the crowd? This is why it’s even more important to stay on top of web design trends to attract more visitors.

New, native ad blocker coming to Opera

March 29th, 2016

2016Mar28_Browsers_AAds are becoming increasingly intrusive on today’s web browsers. They can slow down the load time of pages, and cause potential security and privacy issues. So it’s no surprise that ad blockers are becoming more and more popular. However, as they do, they’re also cutting into the revenue of online advertisers.

Cloud myths debunked

March 9th, 2016

2016Mar8_Web&Cloud_AFrom hosting websites, email, applications and online file storage, the cloud has become a popular alternative to traditional IT services among businesses. In fact, it is almost impossible to find a company’s data center that does not employ cloud-based services of some kind.

How to boost your WordPress website’s speed

February 28th, 2016

2016Feb25_Web_AWhen it comes to websites, speed matters. Internet surfers everywhere are becoming more and more impatient. When once five, or even ten seconds, was a completely acceptable time to wait for a page to load, those days are long gone. Now most users expect a page to load in at least three seconds, some even demand two.