To say that the recent launch of Diablo III was a much anticipated event is an understatement. Certain gamers have been waiting years for the launch of the latest installment of the dark fantasy role playing game. In fact, prior to its release, Diablo III broke records for the number of video game pre-sales and became the most pre-ordered game that Amazon has ever offered.
In our previous post concerning why you can’t afford to ignore search engines, we discussed search engines playing such a big role in today’s businesses marketing plan. In this post, we will be discussing how you can actually start planning to be seen in the search engine results. It isn’t difficult. You have to try out some keywords to see which ones might be best for your company to utilize.
With Google recently dominating the news, it comes as a breath of fresh air that Apple is making headlines again. According to PC Magazine, Foxconn, Apple’s Asian manufacturing partner, is set to assemble the new high-definition Apple television set. It seems Samsung and Sony are about to have some serious competition. Though development and manufacturing hasn’t quite begun yet, details about it are starting to trickle out.
Can’t we all just get along?
Perhaps that’s a question that the minds at Google may be pondering. It has recently been reported that the company wants a mistrial in their ongoing legal feud with Oracle. It turns out that Oracle took the search giant to court in regards to them believing that Google violated copyrights related to its Java API package back in 2010. According to CNET, Google’s request was supplemented by a formal proposal to the court asking it to “declare a mistrial” in order to bring in a new court proceeding.
As if we needed to be any more certain of Google taking over the world, the mega company is once again in the news for another awe-inspiring reason. It seems they’ve been working on a self-driving automobile and it has just gotten a license in Nevada. Yes, that’s right. According to Mashable, the state issued the license — but there has to be two people inside the car at all times.
We all know that when it comes to social networking, Facebook and Google+ seem to be where it’s at. In fact, it’s even been proven that both are pretty good for business. However, with those two prevalent forms of social media, along with Twitter, continuing to be dominant, other social networking sites are being kicked to the curb. Perhaps it pays to know what else is out there. To that end, here is the lowdown on three social networking sites that you may have heard of, but never took the liberty to visit…
So, you have just launched your new website and everything is looking good. There is one problem though — no traffic! If you are selling a product or service, you cannot expect to make any sales without people visiting your website.
The two ways people try to obtain links are through paid advertisement and non-paid advertisement. Paid advertisement includes things such as banners on the sides of other websites, paying to be a sponsor at an event, being listed in Google AdWords — which, by the way, will allow you to be listed on the side of search results pages, etc. However, there are some cons. One of the problems with this is that it can cost your company/website a lot of money before you see any return. On top of the cost, most of these advertisements are not very effective. How many times have you actually clicked on advertisements on a website? I bet it’s not that often.
Okay, so being fairly new to the world of technology and web hosting, I was equally interested and perplexed when Google unveiled their highly anticipated Google Drive last week. It seemed that practically everyone was going crazy over this new thingamajig. Not that that’s surprising. After all, whenever Google unveils something new, such as Account Activity, businesspersons and nerds alike tend to lose their minds. It’s just something that I’ve noticed.
Video games are a dime a dozen. For every version of Microsoft’s esteemed Xbox, there’s another equally entertaining edition of Sony’s Playstation. For years, video games have been captivating the minds of youngsters and adults alike, and for some individuals, they may just be timeless. After all, Mario and Zelda seem to be aging rather gracefully, don’t they? However, what happens when one of the top video game companies begins to show sign of age and fatigue? It has recently been reported that Nintendo has stated the results of their recently concluding fiscal year…and it ain’t pretty. The company took quite a hit and had their first annual loss of roughly $460 million.
Have you ever played that game where you had to guess how many jelly beans were in a jar? It’s not easy, and as much as you try to use mathematics to figure it out, it’s going to be mostly about guessing a lucky number. Well, our latest contest is asking you, “How much Disk Space is in the DimeNoc Datacenter?” HostDime’s datacenter is located in Central Florida, and we have THOUSANDS of servers. Can you guess how much disk space is in those servers? We would like your answer in the form of Gigabytes.
The world of business has always been a constantly evolving one. The average businessperson is now hardly ever relegated to their office. On the contrary, most corporate professionals and entrepreneurs are on the go. To that end, they tend to utilize the best in what technology has to offer — whether it is in communication or even web hosting. Lately, smartphones, tablets and laptops have been playing a key role in business activities — and it doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon.
It seems that the folks at Google are always up to something. Nothing new there. So, what are they planning now, you may ask? Introducing the Google Meter, a new feature that analyzes the email habits of individuals that utilize Google’s esteemed services. According to Mashable, this new digital item essentially allows Gmail users to learn more about their respective in-boxes by examining their email patterns.