Jun. 18, 2013

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5 tips for increasing website traffic
Canada Business Review
If you have a business website, you know that increased traffic means increased sales and profit. But just how do you go about getting that additional website flow? Here are some of the most helpful tips and tricks to getting more people to view your business website.More

Cloud computing saves energy with the data to show it
Cloud-based business software can save significant energy, according to a new report from Berkeley Lab. To prove this the researchers built a model that crunches the data around the cloud and energy. Moving companies software for things like email, CRM, word processing and spreadsheets into the cloud could save enough energy every year to power L.A. for a year. That's according to a new report by Berkeley Lab and funded by Google.More

How VOIP works
IT Web
British author Arthur C Clarke famously said that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. For many, voice over Internet protocol (VOIP) falls into this magical category. VOIP, also known as voice over IP, broadband phone or Internet phone service, is a technology that allows users to make phone calls without having a regular fixed analogue phone line or using a cellular phone service, since it happens over an Internet connection.More

Twitter Web Analytics feature will prove value of social media content
​Brands using Twitter to reach prospects with web content must track their campaigns success. While Google Analytics provides marketers with access to data-rich insights, some social media marketing departments want extra information. Twitter's Christopher Golda wrote in the company's Developer Blog that the social media network would introduce a new analytics feature to help brands better understand how followers and prospects engage with their daily posts.More

10 questions about Canada's Internet spying
The Globe and Mail
Several days ago, the U.K. Guardian and Washington Post newspapers reported on U.S. surveillance programs involving the massive intercept of electronic and voice communication data. The most notable of these, called PRISM, is described by the Guardian as allowing U.S. intelligence officials (and specifically the National Security Agency or NSA) to collect material including search history, the content of e-mails, file transfers and live chats. The focus is on foreign communications that take place outside of the U.S. but transit through the systems of U.S. internet firms.More

Digital technology and Internet use for 2012
Northhumberland View
Canadian enterprises sold almost $122 billion of goods and services over the Internet in 2012. This total was just over double the value of online sales in 2007, the last time a similar survey was conducted. Three sectors, manufacturing, wholesale trade and retail trade, accounted for more than 61 per cent of the total value of sales. Overall, 11 per cent of Canadian enterprises made sales of goods or services online in 2012, up from 8 per cent in 2007.More

Crowdsource your next delivery
When Frank Miele arrived in Washington, D.C., for a business trip, he realized he left his overnight bag at home in Long Island, N.Y., 275 miles away. Miele knew the odds were good that someone was traveling the same route and could bring the bag to him if only he had a way to identify and contact that person. Such was the inspiration of RideShip, a Norwalk, Conn.-based startup Miele launched to match shippers and couriers according to travel dates and itineraries.More

Major SEOsoftware provider suggests 6 ways internet marketers can overcome summer sales slowdown
Digital Journal is both developer and marketer of two flagship products: SEO PowerSuite, which is SEO software, and BuzzBundle, social media software. This morning the company released an Ultimate Guide to overcoming summer sales slowdown. The guide is aimed at helping marketers not only keep traffic and conversions at regular level, but also raise sales and increase their market share this summer.More

How e-publishing is changing the face of literature
Scientific Computing
Well, having honed my fiction writing skills on a steady diet of corporate expense reports for years, I have released my first novel, a thriller. Writing a novel is hard enough, but among writers, the sardonic joke is that writing a novel is the easy part, getting a novel published is far more difficult, because only a few elements are in the control of the author. More