Marketing Trends Small Businesses Need To Know

Recent research suggests two main trends for small businesses working to build their online presence have emerged; mobile optimization and content creation. These two trends support other statistics showing small business marketers are moving to invest more in digital marketing during 2013 and why you should focus on mobile and content today. At the end […]

Big International Social Networks Are Closing In On Facebook

Last year, Facebook marked a new milestone in its nine-year history. It lost users. While the network did pass the 1 billion monthly active user threshold globally in 2012, Facebook also lost 1.4 million U.S. monthly active users late last year, a small but symbolic decline. Nor was it the only network experiencing a slowdown. […]

Why HTML-based apps don’t work

So you want to build an app. You’re thinking if you do it in HTML, you can take your existing skills and port it to other platforms? You’re in for a rough time… That whole “build hybrid apps using HTML5, trust us, it’ll work as well as native” thing? Turns out it doesn’t. There have […]

Internet traffic to soar (will quadruple in four years)

The amount of Internet traffic will quadruple over the next four years. That’s the prediction contained in Cisco Systems’ (Nasdaq: CSCO) annual Visual Networking Index Forecast, the company’s ongoing initiative to forecast and analyze Internet Protocol (IP) networking growth and trends worldwide. The index predicts annual global IP traffic to be 1.3 zettabytes by 2016. […]

The Truth about QR Codes

You’ve probably noticed already some small, square codes popping up in places like print ads, magazines, billboards and trade-show booths. These useful, efficient little marvels are QR codes, also known as Quick Response codes. Although virtually ubiquitous in Europe and Japan, they’re just starting to gain popularity in the States. QR codes are readable by […]

26X Jump in Mobile Web Use Coming

Cisco Systems Inc. on Tuesday predicted that smartphones and tablet computers will bring a 26-fold increase in traffic over the mobile web by 2015. Mobile traffic originating from tablet devices alone will grow 205-fold from 2010 to 2015, the highest growth rate of any device category tracked, the company projects. More Information For more information […]

Use With Caution: Defamation in 140 Characters or Less

Twitter has the capacity for providing an easy outlet for individuals to vent about their daily travails and perceived insults. However, users should exercise caution. Indeed, they need to be cognizant that despite the ease with which the need for their emotional catharsis can be satiated, there is an audience, and there is an ever-looming […]