If you’re the owner of a small startup business, you have a lot on your plate. It seems like every day you have another decision to make or someone needs something from you. However, technology is a small business owner’s best friend. There are more ways than ever to
Ask any computer expert and they’ll tell you that one of the most important ways to ensure data integrity is through regular backups. This is true for the home user, and especially the business user and the servers that support that business. Customers can sometimes understand a short network
By Jennifer Marsh Jennifer Marsh is a software developer, programmer and technology writer and occasionally blogs for Rackspace Hosting. PHP is a free platform that usually runs on Apache web hosting servers. It’s the platform language for popular frameworks such as WordPress and Joomla and it’s a convenient language for new websites because
The Internet is changing the way businesses work. No longer do your employees need to be sitting together around a table to work on a project as a team. Managers don’t need to micromanage their employees to ensure projects are being completed on time. The status of any given
By Jennifer Marsh Jennifer Marsh is a software developer, programmer and technology writer and occasionally blogs for Rackspace Hosting. The small screen and slower connections on a smartphone make reading websites tough, not to mention expensive for people who pay by the megabyte for data use each month. Large
Internet marketing offers businesses a plethora of options to consider. Social media has quickly risen to the top as the most popular online marketing option, but simply having a presence on these sites isn’t sufficient. You need to use them effectively while also tying in other online marketing endeavors.
When it comes to mobile gaming, smartphone devices get all the love. But most don’t realize, or perhaps they forget, that feature phones – you know, those ancient devices that are neither Androids nor iPhones – are actually still used by millions around the world. Not only do people
Starting a small business is exciting. That excitement can quickly be tempered the first time someone quits unexpectedly, the copier breaks or the budget shrinks. Luckily, there are some easy measures to put in place to guard against the unexpected and help your business thrive in the early years.
Have you ever received a cool new gadget on Christmas morning, only to find batteries aren’t included? Many gifts – large and small – could be made better by including an accessory, or a little something that shows the recipient you were thinking about he will use that present.
Social media has changed how businesses approach their customers, and where they find them. No longer restricted to the local population, even mom-and-pop operations can compete with corporations to reach a global market. But the benefit of using social media to reach local customers should not be overlooked. Even