If the recent retraction of debit card fees by major banks has taught us anything, it’s that in the age of social media and internet communication, the customer is king. Years ago, businesses used to calculate that dissatisfied customers would tell 10 others about their experience, while satisfied customers would tell only three. With the power and reach of social networks such as Twitter, that number has skyrocketed on both sides. After these debit fees were enacted, a flurry of negative comments flooded Twitter. The hue and cry was so loud, banks backed off and rescinded the fee.
We’ve all been speculating about Google+ Brand Pages and what they might look like since Google+ first launched months ago. Well, the wait is over. They have arrived! You can now create a Google+ Page for your own company. But before you get started there are six things about Google+ for business that you must know so that you can make sure you do it right. You don’t want to make a mistake with your first chance at grabbing a space on this new, fast growing social media network.
Here at HostDime, we strive to give our clients the best hosting support in the business. We always do our best to provide the finest experience possible to every client, no matter what service they have with us. We offer assistance for all of our hosting services: shared hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting, dedicated server hosting, or colocation. We treat every client as a partner in business rather than just a number. In order to maintain these high standards of service, we do not outsource our support.
The Federal Government, for better or worse, has always played a major role in the United States economy. Recently, however, the government has taken some major steps to try and regulate the Internet and monitor its users. These steps have come in the form of two separate Acts that are still currently in Congress. Is this type of regulation a good or bad thing? There are sure to be proponents on both sides of the argument, but many seem to think this type of legislation will have serious negative consequences.
Communication is something that is valued in the world of competitive business. Over the years, corporations and conglomerates have been graced with the latest technological advancements in telephones, email, and instant messaging, but two fairly recent developments have helped revolutionize the way some businesses interconnect. Skype and ooVoo, software applications specializing in video conferencing and messaging, have helped modernize and reform the way some business meetings are being held. More and more individuals are utilizing the software as a means of effective communication.
However, which one is the most superlative? Which one is more ideal for your business?
As some of you may have already seen, we have a brand new live chat! We are always trying to make sure we are offering the best services and that we are doing it as efficiently and effectively as we can. Enter our new live chat web application! It has been totally redesigned to better integrate with our company. We have also redesigned it to make it easier for our clients to use.
HostDime.com, Inc., headquartered in Orlando, Florida, recently expanded its esteemed DimeNOC Datacenter by adding a supplementary 7,000 sq. ft. bringing the total square footage to 20,000. In addition to the remarkable expansion, the company has also significantly upgraded their facility’s power infrastructure and the colocation client amenities.
The HostDime team just got back from attending HostingCon 2011 in August, and we had a great time exhibiting and meeting everyone. And now we’re at it again! Over the next month, we’ll be attending two more conventions to build on relationships already established, and to make new ones with other people in the technology industry.
It has often been said that good things come to those who wait. With the rate in which technology constantly evolves, that maxim could very well be factual. During recent years, we have witnessed a slew of revolutionizing inventions. Now it seems something new is on the horizon.
Rumors have now surfaced regarding Microsoft partnering with Verizon and Comcast to create something spectacular. It turns out that Microsoft’s esteemed Xbox Live could very well be replacing cable boxes in the homes of dedicated video-gamers. This isn’t to say that they will be competing against cable providers. Instead, it seems the company is simply trying to use their gaming system as a cable distributing device of sorts.
It has often been said that the more things change, the more they stay the same. As cherished as that aphorism may be, one could argue that it’s rather impractical when it comes to the world of technology. You see, the thing about gizmos and gadgets is that they are constantly changing, always evolving – and rarely ever remaining the same. Cellular devices become outdated. Video games are superseded. And computers can become obsolete. Case in point – the latest techno war debated by businessmen and nerds alike seems to center on the fact that tablets could replace laptops.