10 Trending US Cities For Tech Jobs And Startups

10 Trending US Cities For Tech Jobs And Startups

10 Trending US Cities For Tech Jobs And Startups Traditionally actors headed for Hollywood while techies made a beeline for Silicon Valley. But times are changing, and with technological job opportunities expanding (Infographic), new hotspots are emerging that offer fantastic opportunities for tech jobs and startup companies in the industry. ZipRecruiter, an online recruitment and job finder business, has identified the top ten cities that are poised to become the new tech capitals of various US…

5 Steps To Effective Social Media Marketing

5 Steps To Effective Social Media Marketing

Push Your Cloud Startup Using  Social Media Marketing We’ve talked on a number of occasions about the Social media cloud as well as topics such as Social listening and would like to a bit about Marketing in the social cloud. Social media marketing can be a cost-effective and prolific tool when used correctly, and considering the continuing boom in the social media space, developing a robust strategy should be a top priority. Below is a condensed approach for…

Social Media A New Military Battleground

Social Media A New Military Battleground

Social Media Warfare As an increasing number of militaries worldwide use social media to recruit soldiers, gather intelligence, spread propaganda and even communicate with their own and other military groups, the broad spectrum of social media has been identified as the newest international military battleground. And as the battle intensifies, more countries join in. Earlier this year the British army created its own special force of what The Guardian called “Facebook warriors,” and Sky News…

Growth Hacking And The Social Media Cloud

Growth Hacking And The Social Media Cloud

Social Cloud Growth Hacking This week, Apple gave in to Taylor Swift’s demands that artists be paid for trial period streams of their music, thanks in large part to her use of social media. While Taylor Swift has a lot more kick than your average Twitter user, ensuring you actively and effectively utilize all of the social media channels available to you can be the difference between middling performance and spectacular success. Last week CloudTweaks…

Social Listening, Integration Into The Cloud

Social Listening, Integration Into The Cloud

Social Listening In The Cloud Yes, you still have work to do… There’s a great Eddie Izzard routine from the 90s where he’s got a new printer. It’s going to change my life, he declares. It’s going to do everything for me. Even the creative stuff. But of course, it didn’t work (it wasn’t plugged in). There’s a temptation with anything new that it’s going to revolutionise your life. A new social network? Life-changing. A new…

The Multi-Faceted ERP (Enterprise Resources Planning) Business

The Multi-Faceted ERP (Enterprise Resources Planning) Business

ERP (Enterprise Resources Planning) Business Business agility and responsiveness to changing market dynamics has become a crucial factor in remaining abreast of competition and sustaining profits in the long run. To become agile, business must be able to monitor, track, and evaluate core business processes in real-time and hence make informed strategic changes. This is where Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software come to fore. Currently a $30 billion industry, the ERP industry is expected to…

Cloud Computing and Social Networks

Cloud Computing and Social Networks

Pushing Innovation With Social Networks There was a time when storage space was a precious commodity. A few videos and photographs and the system would be gasping for breath in old PCs’ limited storage space. 10 Years ago, today’s top social networking sites would have broken down under the burden of the heavily visual traffic they see today. Increased storage space and internet speeds are not the only cause of this shift in capability, however.…

Takin’ It To The Tweet: TwitterOffers

Takin’ It To The Tweet: TwitterOffers

TwitterOffers One new twist on this year’s Black Friday madness will involve purchases that include Twitter-enabled discounts. Twitter has recently announced a new feature called TwitterOffers, which seeks to bring customers and retailers together more easily, through the use of “discount tweets” that can be applied to real purchases in-store or online. TwitterOffers is not direct ecommerce. It operates more like a loyalty card or coupon book than a debit terminal. On its blog, Twitter…