Posts Tagged“tech”

5 Reasons you Should Outsource your Company’s IT Support

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Information technology has quickly become an integral component of modern commerce, and without it, everything would simply grind to a halt. IT is in a constant state of change and what might have been the cutting edge last year, is now old hat. Such is the pace of development that an IT engineer who took a few months off work would be lost when he returned, and with this in mind, it makes perfect sense to outsource the essential IT support. Here are just a few reasons why most businesses do just that. Outsourcing is Cost Effective – Rather than…

Top Website Personalization Trends in 2017

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If you have a business, are a digital marketer or are in any way part of the tech or web design world, you probably already know one of the top trends being focused on right now is the objective of creating personalized experiences for users. Janrain recently conducted an Online Personal Experience Study and found that a significant majority (74%) of online consumers express a sense of frustration when they visit a website and feel like the content they find there doesn’t appeal to their interests. Personalized experiences can be delivered through traditional browser-based versions of websites, as well as…

How the tech revolution is changing business

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The digital age is upon us, and it’s changing the way business is conducted. It all started in the 1950s when analogue and mechanical technology began the transition to digital. In 1965, American businessman Gordon Moore began to study this trend and developed an observation around it called ‘Moore’s law’. In layman’s terms, Moore’s law shows that the computing capability of technological devices doubles every two years. This has huge implications for businesses worldwide, so embracing the digital age can mean the difference between your business sinking or swimming. Here’s how the tech revolution is changing business irreversibly as we speak… …

Top 10 Blunders in Search Engine Optimization

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Search engine optimization, or SEO, is a vital tool to ensure your website can get found by the search engines and, consequently, by your audience. Because SEO is now reasonably well known, a lot of people believe that they can do it themselves. This is a big mistake, because doing something wrong can seriously damage your website overall. It is always best to leave things to a professional search engine optimization agency instead. Let’s take a look at the top 10 blunders DIY SEO’ers tend to make. 1. Using Frames Frames are a big no-no! There is no logical reason…

Will Bitcoin ever become mainstream?

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - APRIL 26: A pile of Bitcoin slugs sit in a box ready to be minted by Software engineer Mike Caldwell in his shop on April 26, 2013 in Sandy, Utah. Bitcoin is an experimental digital currency used over the Internet that is gaining in popularity worldwide. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Milton Friedman made a prediction in 1999 that the internet would be one of the major forces that would redefine and also limit the active role of government. The only thing keeping that from becoming a reality was a reliable e-cash, that allowed for quick and easy money exchange across the internet for goods or services. Back as far as 1982, computer scientist David Chaum introduced the concept of a cryptographic digital currency. He later founded “Digi-cash” and then developed “e-cash” but they did not succeed. Since then many others have tried and have failed, until now.  Bitcoin is promising to…