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Large businesses are finding mobile apps a good idea for making their reach global but when we talk about small or medium sized organizations, they find these mobile applications a little scary. Those who have their hands on mobile applications for their business growth are facing some extraordinary expenses. In this article we will discuss some of the reasons why the price of these mobile applications keeps on changing. Platforms that we use When we talk about mobile platforms, say iPhone,…

I remember sitting with my son watching The Jetsons on Cartoon Network in the 90s, and wondering: “Oh wow! When will we get these cool gadgets in reality?” Cut to the present day and I’m glad to see that we’ve made quite impressive developments. Today, Smart-phones and Tablets are abound and Web surfing on these devices is expected to overtake that of the desktop computers by 2015. Leaving this aside, we are also getting more and more comfortable with the idea of wearing technology…

Social media in general is blamed for being one of the biggest distractions in our lives. But it’s a distraction only because of the way we use, or shall we say, misuse it. Pinterest in particular can become your ally in enhancing your overall productivity and improving your life. How? Simple answer: the power of images. Sports coaches, life coaches, teachers, educators, and anyone else who wants to inspire themselves, psyche themselves up, or drill a goal into their subconscious all…

  In recent years, traditional business models in terms of infrastructure and management have been disrupted greatly by the rapid development of the Software-as-a-Service (Saas) industry. But with literally hundreds of choices available for nearly every function from HR to Accounting, all offering the ability to streamline processes several fold through cost savings, flexibility and the benefits of scalability as your company grows – choosing the right cloud platforms for your company…

Building an online site that your customers simply love comes down to two main factors – hard work and understanding customer psychology. Knowing different types of customers, their preferences, how and how often they browse your site or analysing what works best for your site are something essential before you design your eCommerce website. Ask yourself – what if a few design tweaks could lead to better conversions? Undoubtedly, it can be a huge boon to the business. However, people…

If your website is not designed to make viewing on a mobile device or tablet as easy as on a PC, you are running the risk of losing valuable traffic and sales. Responsive web design is all about the creation of content that has the ability to look good and provide the same level of functionality and easy navigation regardless of what device you are using to access the website with. This infographic gives you the heads-up on what responsive web design is all about and why progressive…

Online meetings have become something of a necessity for many businesses today, especially those that conduct business around the world. When meetings include the training of a new technique, procedure, or software is included in those meetings, there are a few tools that offer more benefits than screen sharing. This allows people to all view the screen of the person conducting the meeting and follow along on their own computers. This can bring a new level of ease to online meetings that would…

After a wave of enthusiasm for an exciting new product many businesses find themselves owners of a variety of tablets. The problem is that after some initial screen flipping no one is quite sure how to effectively integrate them into the business and soon they are lying around gathering dust. It is not uncommon for an exciting new technology to gain a large market share before a practical application is found but used right, tablets are a powerful tool that can really enhance a business’…

Imagine yourself in the middle of the road in New York City, far from your home, and in trouble. It is urgent for you to call your home. Of course this is not any problem these days. All you need to do is take out your cell phone and dial your home. But think what would have happened if you would have faced a similar situation about a couple of decades back. The only way to get out of trouble could be to call your home from one of the many public telephones in the city. There were quite a few…

As someone who is actively running their first crowdfunding campaign, I am still figuring out what to do and perhaps more importantly, what not to do.  Nonetheless, at this stage, one thing that I am sure about how to do is the video. This is a major part in any campaign and on mine, it didn’t turn out to what I’d have liked it to be.  However, you learn through your mistakes and after my own mistakes (and some extensive reading), I am quite sure about what makes an exciting…