Archive for the ‘Industry Trends’ Category

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May 10, 2010
Convenience and cost-effectiveness are driving email campaigns to the top of the marketing toolbox these days. The reason, in part, is due to the economy, but also because more businesses are capitalizing on the rise in popularity of mobile devises and social networking sites. These digital marketing avenues also present new breeding grounds for unsolicited commercial email (spam). (more…) Read More
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Apr 13, 2010
This is in response to the entire tree hugging mockery. To those who won’t invest in sustainable practices or simply make recycling, reducing, and reusing a daily routine because it is a waste of time. And time is money. But let’s consider another argument rarely made on behalf of greenery. One that appeals to all capitalists: It makes business sense. (more…) Read More
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Mar 2, 2010
Miami, Florida was the venue of this year’s conference and it did not disappoint. The following are responses to the question, “What is your largest takeaway from Parallel’s Summit 2010?” To make this more interesting, see if you can match the response to the appropriate person/organization. The respondents are: A. Taylor Giddens, Codero B. Andy Mahler, Applicure C. Alyssa Felda, Parallels D. Leeor Geva, LMG Solutions LLC (more…) Read More
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Feb 15, 2010
One of the newer features in Mozilla Firefox is called private browsing.  The intent of private browsing is to prevent others who access your computer from knowing what sites you have been to.  While on the surface this may work to keep your boss, co-workers, wife and kids from knowing what sites on the Internet you are viewing, it’s not going to keep the government from finding out if they really want to. That’s right: Big Brother is Watching… and now they want to write… Read More
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Nov 30, 2009
In January of this year cloud computing was predicted as a web hosting trend for 2009. While a growing trend, confusion exists in the marketplace as to what exactly cloud computing is, so I sought out a quick and simple explanation for cloud computing, and how it affects the everyday person. Some of the sites/online tools I take advantage of utilize cloud computing. For example, when I log in to Facebook and upload pictures, they are stored in a cloud - same for when I… Read More
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Nov 5, 2009
How does cloud computing stack up against dedicated or managed hosting? Codero's CEO, Phil Spencer, believes it all comes down to developing right solutions at the right time for growing online businesses - cloud or not. His thoughts at an investors conference last month at The University Club in New York. What's your opinion? Will cloud computing take the industry by storm, or is it just another passing fad? Read More