The Business of Bandwidth: Expanding Connectivity Into The Future


Telepresence robots have been making headlines lately. These machines are outfitted with wheels, wide-angle cameras, video screens, and are designed to be controlled remotely from a desktop application, thereby allowing offsite users a virtual presence at conferences and other gatherings. While offering the advantage of mobility around the office (as long as there are no stairs), even more interesting implementations are being considered, such as placing several of these robots in museums so that people can connect remotely and enjoy the exhibits virtually from the comfort of their own home. Similar ideas are being explored for schools, conferences, events, and other social events.

Microsoft Ending Support For Windows XP


Microsoft recently published a notice that the software giant will retire support services for its Windows XP operating system on April 8, 2014. This marks the end of 12 years of technical support for the product, which Microsoft claims is the longest extended support period for any software product and service. It is important that businesses begin migrating to these platforms because once support for XP ends, organizations running the operating system could be targeted by hackers using unforeseen exploits.

How To Use Timing To Effectively Tweet Your Audience On Twitter


It is no secret that Twitter is on the forefront of platforms used by businesses to interact with consumers through social media. Most business marketing models nowadays require a social media presence. Twitter boasts over 215 million active users that your company can connect with in areas such as branding, marketing, news, and customer feedback. In the case of social marketing, Twitter can be a powerful tool indeed. How does your business make the absolute most of your opportunities on this platform? There are many areas we can touch on, and in today’s blog we are going to analyze the timing of our tweets.

How To Increase Mobile Sales!


On this very blog, we have discussed how incorporating a mobile strategy into a business is essential in today’s mobile driven world. Why is it important to include mobile marketing into a business’ marketing plan? Google itself has estimated that in some search cases over 50% of queries come from mobile devices. Let that statement sink in for a minute. Mobile search, in some cases, is over 50% of search queries. That is an astonishing fact! This statement alone should get you excited for this post as we discuss why having your site mobile ready and advertising on mobile devices is an avenue businesses should be pursing. Time for businesses to catch up!

Social Media – How Engaging With Your Community Is Always A Win


Social Media has become an integral part of business today. Building a community for the target audience and managing the community is essential for building the fan base companies are trying to engage with. What are some of the ways people share content nowadays, how are businesses making websites / blogs more personable, and how do companies inform their community how to contact them via social media? These are high level questions that a lot of businesses cannot answer, however, we are here to help!