What Will Be the Biggest Hosting Trends for 2015?

It has been over a century since Charles H. Duell, the Commissioner of the US patent office in 1899 declared that “everything that can be invented has been invented.” The numerous innovations of that time were so impressive that many felt there could be no more. Ironically, today the advances in technology are equally mind-blowing […]

Christmas Web: Will Cyber Monday Break the Internet in 2015?

While Thanksgiving remains a solely American holiday, businesses around the globe have for decades looked to the day after Turkey Day as the official start of the holiday shopping season. As crazed shoppers descend on stores the world over in search of the season’s newest and trendiest products being offered at insane holiday discounts, retail […]

Will Web Hosting Companies Need to Change to Meet the Rising Mobile Market?

The term “smartphone” is somewhat of a misnomer these days, since the millions of people who are using these so-called phones every day are actually using them to do much more than just talk to one another. In fact, a 2013 Experian Marketing survey indicated that an average adult user spends about an hour on […]

Can Printed Money Be Replaced by Digital Payments?

Digital payments are quickly becoming widely accepted. A recent report by Juniper Research suggests digital payments will increase by $2.2 trillion over the next five years. The results of the study are especially pertinent for e-commerce sites as the largest percentage of increased digital spending will occur through the virtual purchase of consumer goods. More […]

Geek Ethicist: Skype Therapy

Geek Ethicist

Dear Ethicist— Which FaceTime/Skype apps are the most HIPAA compliant? I am a therapist and have had clients request these type of sessions. However, I’m worried about privacy and heard that FaceTime was recently hacked. I need to know which of these apps would be the best and safest for my therapy sessions. Sign Me— […]

Taming the Trolls

Taming The Trolls

What are trolls? Why do they flame? These are important questions. We’ve discussed the pros and cons of a comments section and now, as promised, we will explore the research surrounding online comments and methods for dealing with flaming trolls. While there really is no concrete demographic for trolls, certain characteristic behaviors are exhibited by […]

Marketing WOW! Do.com Has the BEST Commercials… and App!

There have long been office sharing apps, usually tying user’s calendars together, or allowing editing of documents by multiple users from remote locations, but there’s something new that really creates a virtual office for multiple users via mobile phones. Do is a cloud-based application that shares tasks and information across your company, tying all necessary […]

Is Your Web Site Complete for Customers?

website complete

Now, more than ever, your site has to keep customers within the site map and give the reader everything from information, to entertainment, to engagement and loyalty. It’s more of a home than a business shopping trip. The same goes for ecommerce sites. Let the visitor find everything quick and easily. The same must be […]