We all know that blogging, when done effectively and cross-linked to your website, can be a very effective way to increae your SEO and engage your visitors frequently. But sometimes, finding topics to blog about is difficult. Here are some tips to help: not like the other guy - try not to pick topics that … Continue reading How to pick a blog topic
Responsive website design allows your site to change orientation, resolution and layout based on the device a user is visiting from. But is that always the best option for every type of site? Some sites that require detailed user interactions don't scale well to a very small device. A thorough site and usage analysis needs … Continue reading Should your website be responsive?
Last week, social media giant Facebook bought the mobile messaging platform WhatsApp for a cool $19 billion. So what does Facebook want with WhatsApp? Well, maybe it's their 450 million users. And they've made it no secret that they want to be the focal point of your daily communications regimen. Recently, Facebook completely "un-bundled" their … Continue reading Whatsapp – is it really worth $19 billion? Facebook thinks so
Last week, Google purchased NEST - the startup company that makes the trendy Learning Thermostat and Protect Smoke Detectors, for $3.2 BILLION. Yes, you heard that right. That's a lot of money. They previously owned 12% of the company through investments. Google made this move to acquire the terrific talent at NEST, which includes the … Continue reading Google wants a NEST in your home
It may not come as a big surprise, but in Shareaholic's Q4 2013 Report, Facebook accounted for just over 15% of all inbound referrals from social media (including direct traffic, social referrals, and searching) to the over 200,000 sites that are part of the Shareaholic network. This is a 48% increase since September, spread over … Continue reading Facebook is Still the King of Social Media Referrals
Everyday, we see more and more mobile professionals using tablets. They are quickly becoming almost as popular as mobile phones. People are realizing what they can be used for, and how they can save them time every day. As more and more apps are released, they are rapidly becoming a viable replacement for laptops. You … Continue reading Are tablets the “new laptop” ?
Apple has IOS. Android is everywhere. Microsoft is making headway with Windows 8 Mobile. So what do we need? Yes.... ANOTHER mobile operating system. Enter Firefox Mobile. From the same people who bring you the excellent Firefox browser. One of it's primary features is that it's entirely HTML5-based, and 100% open-source. Developed by a worldwide … Continue reading Yet another mobile OS