Archive for August, 2009

Thinking of going into business some day? Start building your online reputation today

Monday, August 31st, 2009

I was recently reading an old article from 2007 that said watch out for the disruptive internet! I thought they would be concerned about social networking taking place on company time, but that wasn’t the topic at all. Instead, the author quoted corporate leaders who feared that consumers would ...

Easy-to-share websites

Monday, August 24th, 2009

It has always been my opinion that simplicity rules. Add in some pretty pictures, make it relevant or interesting and I’m there! That’s why Time Magazine’s 50 Best Websites of 2009 is worth a look. You will see that the top fifty websites are easy to read, ...

Teaching internet safety to children, adults and business owners

Monday, August 17th, 2009

I’m working with some volunteers who are teaching internet safety to children and adults. Strange, when we first say that to a group of people the response is often “I tell my kids not to email or IM with strangers.” Some say that they have access to their ...

Introducing New Line of Dedicated Servers

Monday, August 10th, 2009

24Shells is pleased to announce the release of a new line of dedicated servers with multiple location options. Today, we have extended the number of packages from 8 to 21 for dedicated servers. These new configurations feature a boost in bandwidth along with upgraded RAM and hard drives on powerful ...

When Twitter was down

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Main stream media, IT journals, and bloggers of every ilk have all taken time over the past five days to write about when Twitter was down. In fact, #whentwitterwasdown remains a trending topic on the social media website still today as social media hacks, gurus and regular folk ...

Virginia samples workshifting with Telework Day

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

The state of Virginia celebrated Telework Day today. Businesses were encouraged to allow their employees a day to work from home. Of course not all did – not all could – but 4,000 employees were known to be participating. Many of them were state agencies. According ...