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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…

For any business, a website is a must these days. If you are a business owner, the first thing that people will ask you once they come to know about your company is your website address. When you are establishing a business, it is best to include in your “must do list” a website. However, you need to follow a few specific steps while planning the design of your start up’s website. Different colors, shades, logo and others need to be properly planned to ensure that the site is able to…

The heydays of organic search are over. While it continues to send large amounts of steady traffic to your site, there is a new elephant in the room and it’s called social media. Referrals from the top 5 social media platforms grew by an extraordinary 111% between November 2012 and November 2013. Social media is one of the fastest growing sources of traffic. I won’t be surprised if it replaces organic search as the #1 source of website traffic sooner rather than later. People share content…

It is important for a website to have an awesome design. The website is only considered as respectable if it has a wonderful design. You can do this yourself by customizing the theme or by searching for a professional web designer. But 9 out of 10 people destroy their designs by themselves. They do not know all that is required to make a good web design. They search a lot but do not ask for help from a professional designer. Trying yourself and especially when you have no idea about what could…

The immense amount of hike that mobile applications development business has seen over last few years has led to emergence of new platforms and tools for applications development. The reason behind this is that conventional way to app development may offer robust behavior but the time constraint prevails; so cross platform tools came into existence. These tools can give you faster results with same efforts. Although it may not have many aspects that are exists in convention operating system…

Data back-up: you’re advised to do it regularly, but how often do you really back up your important files? Die-hard advocates keep multiple copies on physical drives and in cloud servers, but most of us only think about data back-up when we’re faced with the prospect of losing precious photos and documents. As time goes by, more and more of us are taking the preventative step and signing up for data back-up or sync services. Will data back-up ever rule the world? Here are some…