Laziness, a word defined as being resistant to work or exertion, or merely disposed to idleness, is something that many Americans deal with on an everyday basis. In fact, it may be safe to say that everyone has a moment of sluggishness from time to time. This could be especially true for those that have become slaves to technology…not that there’s anything particularly wrong with that. After all, technological doodads and gadgets have helped revolutionize the way that many individuals go about their day to day activities. However, has the digital age turned people lazy?
Ask anyone born in the early seventies and chances are they’ll tell you that trends come and go. It is a fact of life, and while that piece of information may apply to bellbottoms and platform shoes, the same can be said about technology. A constantly evolving collection of machines, systems, tools and techniques, technology has spawned a slew of crazes including the 3D revolution. What once began with simple glasses boasting red and blue lenses has now generated three-dimensional films, video games, flat-screen television sets and an array of movies. However, has America outgrown the 3D fad?
The hard drive manufacturing industry has faced yet another disaster due to severe flooding in Thailand, the worst the country has seen in nearly 50 years. This tragedy comes only a few months after the massive earthquake that rocked Japan, and subsequently the hardware manufacturing industry, last March.
In this economy, it is becoming harder and harder to move your business forward. You have less time, less money and more needs. So how do you keep your sales funnel full without breaking the bank? Advertising prices don’t seem to be affected by the economic downturn. Newspapers, magazines and trade papers are still charging large amounts of money for little bits of space…and paper versions of these mediums are quickly becoming obsolete.
In February 2004, Facebook started off as a networking website for the collegiate set. With over 800 million active users, Facebook is now one of the largest websites on the planet. This isn’t just any site…it’s one where people share, laugh, shop and brag. It’s everyone connecting with their neighbors, their friends and even the random guy from high school.
Pandemonium, a word that describes wild confusion and sheer madness, is something that can typically be found on the day after Thanksgiving –Black Friday. Known for its remarkable deals, discounts and esteemed door busters, the date typically kicks off the Christmas shopping season, and can leave many career oriented individuals – businesspersons and corporate professionals alike – fighting for the latest in technology for the workplace. However, which is better when it comes to business…Black Friday or Cyber Monday? That may just be a tough question to answer.
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.