Bill Gates himself acknowledges the fact that if a business isn’t on the internet, then it’s likely to be buried within a few years. With the rise of smartphones, more savvy consumers are browsing the web for shopping options. Easy access and a wide customer range have lured businessmen to conquer the World Wide Web through an online business.
In today’s cyber society where most of our lives and daily activities are run, managed, communicated and ultimately tracked and stored online, it can often feel like our personal privacy and anonymity is a thing of the past. However, despite the hunger from ‘The Powers That Be’ to monitor and track our every move online, there is what you might call a rebellion in the wing, a network of secret tunnels burrowing around the ‘all seeing’ eyes of the ISP firewalls and giving all those that pass through them complete online invisibility! No this is not middle earth fantasy – this is what is known as a VPN!
Gmail users have been advised to change their account passwords after account details were leaked online.
An unfortunate reality of the Internet is a phenomenon known in security circles as ‘credential dumps’ which is the leaking of usernames and passwords on the Internet. This week, we saw a whopping 5 million Gmail email addresses and passwords leaked on a Russian Bitcoin forum, this was a massive hack that has left people very sceptical about their online security.
From the moment you set up your website it is vital that you have a web hosting company that meets your needs, or it can have a detrimental effect on your business in the future. Choosing the right web hosting company is by no means an easy task, so here are five things you should consider before making that all important decision.
Since 2010 came, a lot of online marketing experts and practitioners fixed their eyes on the future of marketing amidst constant and consecutive updates on Google search algorithms. Panda Algorithm for instance has been updated 26 times already since it was introduced in 2011 with the latest update just been released last week.
WordPress has evolved far beyond a standard blogging platform it was originally built for into a full fledged open-source Content Managing System (CMS). Today, many businesses use WordPress to power their websites, blogs, or even online stores. Earlier this year, Matt Mullenweg, the founder of WordPress, pointed out that about 20% of websites (over 60 million) on the Internet are running on WordPress with a staggering total of 4 billion monthly page views.
As more and more businesses swarm the internet, you have to be on top of your game and use all available resources you can to stay competitive. What better way to attract potential customers and everybody else to your product than by making use of online videos right in your website.
Videos are not only popular, but prove to be very helpful in getting your business the attention it deserves. Here are a few ideas on how to make use of videos on your website to boost sales.
Blogging has been around the internet for quite some time. And while it started out just as a venue to voice out what’s on your mind and act like a personal online diary, it has become part and parcel to what the industry nowadays consider a successful company.
So even if you are just a start-up company or a small-time business, here are a few reasons you can look into why you should set up a blog and start writing!