Archive for February, 2013

Does Open Office Have Microsoft Office Beat?

Posted on February 27th, 2013 by Jake Neeley

Small businesses need to find ways to save money in all areas of their business, and one way this can be accomplished is to examine its IT needs. In most cases, open source software can replace more expensive, paid software, with just as much productivity. Open source software follows a simple concept of group collaboration….

Site Renovators Part #2 – SEO On-Site Optimization

Posted on February 26th, 2013 by Dustin Williams

This is part two in a series of posts dedicated to the Midphase Site Renovators contest in which one person won a website makeover from a group of marketing and design professionals at Midphase. There are two parts to getting a website to show up in the search engines; you need to make sure the…

Bye, Bye Solaris: U.S Navy Falls in Love With Linux

Posted on February 22nd, 2013 by Jake Neeley

The Navy has contracted Raytheon, a technology and innovation company, for almost $28 million to switch the operating systems in its drones from the current Solaris system to the open source Linux . The tactical control system (TCS) will originally be developed for the Navy’s vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) drones, but it will eventually…

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Flickr Chases Instagram: Will It Catch Up?

Posted on February 7th, 2013 by Jake Neeley

Flickr was among the first in the image-sharing wave that has taken social media by storm in the past several years. Despite this, they have been eclipsed by a number of competitors thanks to some innovative features and viral marketing exposure. However, the company recently released a batch of updates that includes a number of…

Site Renovators Part #1 – SEO Keyword Research

Posted on February 5th, 2013 by Dustin Williams

This is part one in a series of posts dedicated to the Midphase Site Renovators contest in which one person won a website makeover from a group of marketing and design professionals at Midphase. The foundation of any successful SEO campaign revolves around keyword research. With the winner of the Site Renovators contest, Hermann Communications,…

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