Magnolia announces strategic financial partner Bryan Ruby Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:43

Magnolia, a Swiss CMS vendor, announced today Elvaston as a new strategic financial partner.

Based on Magnolia’s quality product and solid financial results, this long-term partnership sets Magnolia up for further sustainable growth and gives the privately-held company more resources to build an even stronger and better product.

Research: Cloud Workloads at Risk From Security, Management and Compliance Failings

Ontario, Canada – January 9, 2018 – New research from WinMagic released today has found that security, management and compliance challenges are impacting the benefits businesses are receiving from using the cloud as their infrastructures become more complex. 39% reported their infrastructure was more complex since using the cloud, and 53% spend more time on management tasks than they have done previously.

Top Five Cloud Services Predictions 2018

Karl Roe, VP Services & Cloud Solutions at Nuvias, takes a look at what’s in store for organizations using the cloud in 2018:

The Rise of AI

2018 will see Artificial Intelligence (AI) drive a transformational change among organizations and impact on cloud use. 

ICT isn’t getting any simpler, and businesses are being forced to move faster as their customers’ requirements become more demanding. This is driving innovation in areas like AI, but automation of past processes won’t be enough to keep up with the “need for speed” in business agility.

Fifty-Two Posts: Alone Time

My son had a out of town hockey tournament this weekend which resulted in my family leaving me home alone. In the past 48 hours, I've been the only human being in my house. My only duty this weekend was to take care of our dog Jasmine and the two cats, Oreo and Maya. What a wonderful gift I received in this opportunity to be alone and to be just me without interruption.

3 Smart Tactics to Make Your SEO Less Expensive

Most businesses understand that SEO can be long-drawn and ROI realization can be slow. However, because you need to invest quite heavily in the initial periods, you could very well see the ROI becoming negative. For many small businesses with limited resources, this can be immensely stressful. Unfortunately, spending less in the early stages can either leave you stuck with low-quality SEO professionals or simply prolong the agony of a negative ROI. Some suggestions on how you can slash the cost of your SEO campaign without spoiling your strategy.

Batten down the hatches: Semafone predicts new onslaught of cyber-attacks in 2018

Guildford, UK: 4th January 2018 - Semafone, the leading provider of data security and compliance solutions for contact centers, sees trouble ahead for companies which don’t have their cyber security in order – but also predicts that new regulations will have a positive impact on the market. CEO Tim Critchley, global solutions director Ben Rafferty, and head of information security Shane Lewis, share their top five predictions for 2018.

1) Mainstream breakthroughs for futuristic technologies

Fifty-Two Posts: Skip Resolutions, Find Direction Instead

This year, I’m not making any New Year’s resolutions. Every year I promised myself to lose weight, bicycle more, and be happy. Every year, I fail miserably. What good is a resolution if at the end of the year I’m standing exactly where I started? But let’s say I did achieve all my New Year’s resolutions. How much alone do accomplishing these resolutions bring value to a person’s life?

Infographic: How Long Does It Take to Rank in Google? socPub Wed, 12/27/2017 - 17:30

A week, a month, a year plus? The question of how long it takes to rank top of Google is one that we’re asked almost daily. Unfortunately, it is a difficult question to answer as there are just so many variables to consider: existing domain authority, competition, on-site ranking factors, off-site ranking factors, etc. The graphic below may help you answer your questions.

This Infographic is courtesy of the The Website Group.

Tips on how to overcome demotivation at your workplace and start a New Year fresh and well-rested

We've all been there - we hear the alarm clock and we can't imagine having to get up and go to work. It's just not our day or there are tons of more interesting things we could do. Grunting and cursing our fate, we get ready for the job and spend the whole day feeling utterly miserable, waiting those working hours to pass, which seem to pass so slow just out of spite.