The expectation when you use Google is that you’ll find the exact answer your looking for instantly, but sometimes that just doesn’t happen. You may find yourself wondering what’s slowing you down or how you could make this process go faster. There are tools that you may not know about that can help you to [...]Read the rest of this entry »
In May we warned you about the Google Penguin, an algorithm change which was intended to reduce spam results on their search engine. However well intentioned, many small business websites were punished, while other websites were able to sneak through the cracks.
One place that we have heard of businesses getting punished by the Penguin is [...]
Recently Google announced that it will shutdown Postini mail filtering services after it purchased the operation in 2007. This highlights one of the challenges small businesses have if they choose to employ cloud based services- the possibility that the service can be ended at any time. While in Google’s case with postini the small business [...]Read the rest of this entry »
East Hartford, CT
ForeSite Technologies, an IT Support and Web Development firm based in East Hartford has announced the grand opening of its Nap Room and Fun Room for its employees.
Employees can use the dedicated cozy nook for up to half an hour a day to take a nap, or to have a quiet place to [...]
As a marketer I frequently need to make quick changes to our company website, including adding to our events page, portfolio and blog. You’d think that with a team of developers I would just ask one of them to make that happen for me. That’s not the case, they are busy and I need things [...]Read the rest of this entry »
Google has introduced what it calls the “Knowledge Graph” in an effort to make search quicker and easier for users. Previously searches functioned by matching keywords to queries. This meant the words you searched were just words, with no specific meaning to Google. Now you can specify your search to people, places or things that [...]Read the rest of this entry »
When you visit a website and it doesn’t load right away you probably assume that it is broken and leave. We are used to high speed internet connections which have caused us to lose patience when it comes to waiting for websites. If you won’t wait, then you should know your site’s visitors won’t wait [...]Read the rest of this entry »
So.cl (pronounced social) is a new social networking site launched by Microsoft to rival Google+. Using the site should feel familiar as its key features are borrowed from the most popular social sites, which makes sense as the site is meant to work with Facebook integration rather than compete against it.
Similar to Twitter, users follow [...]
Google+ just announced that it has 90 million users and that they predict to hit 400 million users by the end of 2012. However chances are even if you have a Google+ page, you probably don’t use it much. If you aren’t using it, it may seem like a waste of time to post and [...]Read the rest of this entry »
As a business owner, it’s sometimes difficult to think about upgrading things that seem to be “working”, especially in tough economic times. The question is, “are they really working as hard as they can be for your business?”. A great example of this is your company’s website. While it was OK 5 years ago to [...]Read the rest of this entry »