GDPR: What You Need to Know

Businesses, large and small, are in the midst of preparing for compliance with the Europeans Union’s new data privacy laws: The General Data Protection Regulation, or the GDPR, which will go into effect on May 25, 2018. The GDPR is very broad in scope and can apply to businesses both in and outside of the EU. Businesses that don’t comply with the GDPR could face heavy fines. Here’s what you need to know about the GDPR. (Note: You should consult your own legal counsel to determine if you are subject to the requirements of the GDPR.) What is GDPR? What […]

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what is the difference between pop3 and imap

POP3 vs IMAP – What’s the right option for your business?

Instant messaging has done nothing to stall the importance of email for both personal and business use today. We use email often enough, if not everyday. Do we really understand how it works and which email setup will work best for our business? Let’s investigate that and in particular I’d like to address the difference between POP3 and IMAP. First, the basics. While I won’t bore you with the history of email, there are a few important terms that you need to know to get the most value from email for your business.   Email terminology you should know: Email […]

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aurelia framework

Introduction to Aurelia Framework

JavaScript is the most powerful scripting technology, which is used extensively by developers, especially Aurelia developers in modern interactive web development. According to the latest client-side web development statistics, the ratio of JavaScript technology in the client-side web development stands at about 96.2% of the total client-side programming technologies. At the time of writing this article, the total number of JavaScript-based repositories on GitHub were about 57 million and counting. To cater to this gigantic demand, hundreds of new JavaScript frameworks, libraries and tools are introduced in the marketplace. Among such frameworks, the Aurelia JS framework is very important to […]

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MongoDB vs. MySQL

MongoDB vs MySQL : Understanding the difference

In this blog on the ‘MongoDB vs MySQL comparison’, I’ll break down database jargon to explain the difference between the newer system and the legacy that is MySQL. While a lot of the terms associated with this topic might be familiar to many web professionals out there, I’m laying it all out to help those who could do without the techspeak. So let’s get started! MySQL and MongoDB are ‘database management systems’. To really understand the difference, let’s first look at what a database is: What are databases? Databases are applications that store collections of data, organised in a certain […]

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5 ways a .STORE domain can drive more traffic to your online store

Did you know that with a .STORE domain name you can boost traffic to your online store and build a higher recall for your brand? You probably never thought of it that way but in the next 5 minutes you will learn not one or two but five diverse ways in which you can get more customers for your online business. Let’s jump right in! Let’s say you already have a great online store with a website name that you love, and you don’t want to make the switch to a new domain. Even then, you can make smart use […]

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network security tools

Network Security Tools Every IT Pro Should Rely Upon

Cybercrime is on the rise today so it’s not surprising that IT professionals are so concerned. These crimes are costing a lot of money – both in problems caused and in solving the crimes or even preventing them all together. Fortunately, once you understand this cost you can also find some free and inexpensive tools that will protect your business. It’s a complex situation that must be addressed from every side of the issue. Why Cybercrime is on the Rise Many people are quite surprised to learn just how extensive cybercrime really is, especially since it’s a relatively new issue. […]

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facebook data leak

Facebook’s Data Leak: How It Affects Users

In the days of yore, we heard about the natural calamities – floods, storms, earthquakes. Experts and governments used to discuss ways to contain them and take measures to make good the losses faced. With the advent of the 21st century, the world was introduced to the ‘Internet’, which has gone down in the annals of the human history. However, along with all its blessings, the internet also brought along its issues, with privacy invasion and data breaches topping the list. And this is exactly what is haunting one of the biggest beneficiaries of the internet – Facebook. Facebook started […]

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Tips for Offering Incentives That Drive Customer Review

3 Tips for Offering Incentives That Drive Customer Review Conversions

Although approximately 1 in 5 customers rely on online reviews when making purchasing decisions, a survey by Clutch, DC-based ratings and reviews firm, revealed that 81% do not actually write reviews themselves. This paradox puts businesses in a bind. Customers want the best of both worlds: to read reviews without contributing any themselves. To address this gap, E-commerce businesses should focus on two distinct conversion goals: Driving sales conversions Converting customers into reviewers One popular method for achieving this goal is to offer small incentives in exchange for reviews. But before you begin handing out incentives to customers, make sure […]

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