Month: June 2014
Should You Buy Social Media Followers?
With social media now playing such an important role in online search rankings, many businesses are looking at ways to increase their Twitter following or their Facebook likes. This has given rise to a lucrative, if somewhat shady, industry which specializes in selling followers and likes. While buying these fans may seem like a good idea to create the idea of popularity, is it worth risking your credibility? A recent news report suggests that the fake social media industry is now worth hundreds of millions of dollars per year with off shore click farms offering Facebook likes, Twitter follows, YouTube views and many other social media actions for as little as 0.5 cents each. When it comes to social media, numbers do matter after all if a brand or individual has a million fans then surely they have something to […]
Tips to Use Social Media for Effective Story Telling
Want to communicate your brand to your consumers? Learn story telling! Remember the time when you were but a kid? Your parents used to give out important messages in the form of a story. They used to talk about a kid like you and tell you how to go about life. Stories with morals used to help you learn basics about life. Stories played an important role when it came to teaching you something. Well, stories have always been interesting, and all you remember is what was taught to you with the help of stories. Brands are like parents, while the consumer is like a child. If you want your consumer to listen to you, you need to talk in the form of stories on a level that the consumer would love to listen and understand. Social media is catching […]
Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate Review
As a creation of Wondershare, the Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate edition is available on both the PC and MAC. The ultimate video converter comes in after a stream of releases by Wondershare. First, we were introduced to Wondershare by one of their product which was able to recover lost data from a flash memory card. In 2007, Wondershare then released the Wondershare DVD to Flash Converter. This software was able to convert a demo DVD into Flash video. The company also boasts of having the following software in their portfolio: Video Converter Pro, DVD Creator, and Video Converter Ultimate. Their latest release is the Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate. You can read our review of the same here. Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate the Software The tool plays a number of functions among them: helping you to convert videos, share the same […]
How to Optimize Sharepoint Portal Experience Within your Organization
We all know that Sharepoint is an amazing piece of software used by many companies. But often companies struggle to adopt it perfectly and get their employees to use it effectively. Enlisted below are some of the best practices which you should follow to optimize the Sharepoint portal experience within your organization: 1) Get rid of Unviewed Content and Unused Pages You need to identify which particular pages, documents and content have not been accessed or viewed in recent times. Optimizing your Sharepoint portal becomes a lot easier when you delete all those unneeded documents and pages. Doing this enables you to reorganize content so your users can easily access content which is important and valuable to them. In addition to that, you can either consider replacing ineffective, outdated content with new one or reposition unviewed content to effectively provide […]
Getting Smart: TVs With Nous
Only a couple of years ago, the TV used to be a simple box. Today the choices seem dazzling. Like the mobile phone, the TV has transformed into computer-like beast that lets viewers browse the web, watch YouTube, Netflix or iPlayer, connect to social media networks and download apps. Add that to the fact you can still tune into your favorite TV stations, hook up your surround sound, Blu-ray player and videogame console and you can see why, of all the gadgets a house can own, the smart TV has become a must. Let’s dig a little deeper and see what the bigger brands currently have to offer the discerning TV customer. Smartening up with Samsung Samsung’s Smart TVs of 2014 focus mainly on providing a wide range of features. It recommends what you might like to watch based on […]
Five Things you Must Have in your Home Office
Globally millions of people work from home; just because you are not going out to the office doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have a dedicated space to conduct your business. Having a home office that is designed to accommodate your working day prevents the line between business and leisure from blurring. But what are the important things to consider when making sure you have everything you need for a comfortable and efficient working experience. An Area that Works If you are conducting business you are not going to want to be lounging on a couch; having a desk and chair that works for you is essential. Although you may be tempted to save costs on office furniture you should not be too conservative when purchasing a chair. You are likely to be sitting there for at least 7-8 hours a day […]
5 Disaster Recovery Practice Tips [Infographic]
Do you know how your company would react in the face of a disaster? By simulating possible situations often, and working out issues before they occur, management can ensure the smoothest possible transition while also making improvements along the way. While disaster seems like something that could never happen to you, it is best to guarantee that you and your fellow employees know exactly how to react if something were to happen. Below are five tips on how best to prepare and recover from disasters.
5 Dumb Things Mac Users Do to Compromise Security
Whenever a new security threat — like the Heartbleed bug, for example — makes the news, owners of Mac computers have a tendency to be unconcerned. “I don’t need to worry about that,” they say to their friends, usually followed by some variation of “This is exactly why I use Apple products” and a listing of their Macs many virtues. While Macs are, in theory, less likely to fall victim to some of the security issues that wreak havoc on PCs, they are not technological superheroes, completely impervious to every virus, bug or security risk that comes down the pike. In fact, as the popularity of Macs increases, the security risks are growing as well; cybercriminals are beginning to see Mac users as a viable — and largely untapped — pool of potential victims, with large amounts of valuable data […]
What Did We Do Before We Could Watch Games on Youtube? We Played Them!
How often do you watch walkthroughs of popular video games, like The Sims, on YouTube? Pretty often, huh? Well, what do you think people did before YouTube existed to watch those videos of people playing games? The infographic below, provided by YouTube Downloader, shows just a few of the things people did online before the age of YouTube. In short, we actually played the games! Sure, we had to download them from a CD-ROM instead of the Internet, but we loved those shiny discs and the hours of fun they represented. The first version of SimCity was designed for the venerable Commodore 64, but it wouldn’t be published until 4 years later. The idea behind SimCity is that you are the mayor of a city, and are responsible for zoning and building the infrastructure of your city. Because the premise […]
DVDFab Review – One of the Best DVD Copy Softwares Out There
DVDFab has been coming out with some pleasant surprises for its fans in the recent past and its new discovery is making rounds in the market. The most anticipated DVD copy software is in town. It allows the user to clone the contents present in the DVD to a PC or any other hard disk. The process of copying with the DVD copy software is so easy that people are gradually crouching towards the software. In a few months, it would certainly become one of the best selling softwares in the industry. There are so many options available in the market when it comes to cloning softwares but DVDFab copy software wins the race in all departments. However, it needs minimum requirements in the PC for the installation process but before discussing those requirements let us go through its incredible […]