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Small and Medium Businesses in the Cloud

Although the term “cloud” is seeing increasing use, it’s necessary to clarify what portion of “the cloud” is of interest to a particular audience. For small and medium businesses (SMBs), there are generally two areas of relevance in the evolution of IT services to the cloud. The first is the application layer, commonly referred [...]

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Small and Medium Businesses in the Cloud

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Although the term “cloud” is seeing increasing use, it’s necessary to clarify what portion of “the cloud” is of interest to a particular audience. For small and medium businesses (SMBs), there are generally two areas of relevance in the evolution of IT services to the cloud. The first is the application layer, commonly referred to as Software as a Service (SaaS). The second is the infrastructure layer, known as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). continue »

Security for Public and Private Clouds

Cloud Hosting

According to Gartner analysis, $150 billion in cloud-related revenues is expected by 2013. The move of company data towards “the cloud” is not slowing, and more companies are wrestling with the “is the cloud secure?” question. continue »

Waiting for Rank: How Time Affects your Google Ranking

Domain Name, Google Analytics, Search Engine Optimization, Web Content

By Melissa J Luther

Older Web sites seem to have an advantage when it comes to search engine rankings, but a site’s age alone is not a primary factor in its ranking. continue »

Business Intelligence in 10 Minutes a Week

Keyword, Search Engine Optimization, Web Analytics

by Melissa J Luther

You are collecting analytics data on your Web site, but there’s just so much of it, and you have so little time to analyze it. continue »

QR Codes and Mobile Technology

How to Build a Website, Mobile Marketing, Website Code

By Melissa J Luther

Have you seen those little square images, made up of more little squares, that have been showing up in magazines, newspapers and on Web sites? continue »

How to Track Online Brand Awareness

Facebook, Online Marketing, RSS Feeds, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Marketing

By Jen Brister

Small companies need concrete ways to determine their progress toward business goals. continue »

Facebook Privacy and Businesses

Facebook, Social Media Marketing

By Joanna Fletcher

There have been serious concerns about Facebook making news recently. continue »

Web Site Redesign Pre-launch Checklist

How to Build a Website, Web Design

By Jen Brister

Your company website is one of the most important aspects of your company’s brand. continue »

Paid Ads on Social Media

Social Media Marketing

By Jen Brister

With the increasing popularity of social media websites such as Facebook, many small companies are using paid advertisements on these sites to drive traffic to the company website. continue »

Social Media and Ecommerce

Ecommerce, Social Media Marketing

By Samantha Gluck

Social media platforms and ecommerce go together like cookies and milk. continue »

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