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How AWS is helping enterprise apps safely migrate to the Cloud

AWS is helping enterprise apps safely migrate to the cloud with a unique blend of management tools and services that parallels on-premise resources along with services to join on-premise and cloud seamlessly. The cloud has been empowering new platform businesses like AirBnB and Uber to innovate beyond their industry counterparts. Many legacy enterprise business applications…

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How to Build A Faster Scalable ECommerce Site

Knowing how to build a fast scalable architecture that supports your ecommerce is as important as the products and content that you host. How you build your ecommerce site is important to your online business success. You want your capacity to grow with your business, You want to be fast. You want to convert customers…

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M2M and IoT is Changing How We Look at E-Commerce

Machine to Machine (M2M) communication and the Internet of Things (IoT) is already starting to change ecommerce as everything from inventory to delivery trucks are being equipped with sensors that collect and share data via the internet. As Gartner reported in November 2015, “6.4 billion connected “Things” will be in use in 2016.” That’s a…

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PHP 7 is Here. What it means to your Business.

PHP 7 is Here. If your business uses an application that uses PHP then you should care. What will happen to your PHP sites if you don’t upgrade? If you operate a site that runs on PHP, like a content management system or ecommerce website, then this is an event that will eventually impact your…

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Techweek Winning Pitches: Top 3 Lessons Learned

This year’s NY Techweek was packed with alot of great pitches and advice.  It was the presentation and question patterns that I found most interesting.  I was a spectator in the audience, for two dozen pitches … and they all shared some winning qualities. Assuming you have a good idea to pitch in the first place,…

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How to choose the best SSL certificate for your online business

Seeing “https” at the beginning of a url is typically proof that a site is using an ssl certificate to encrypt and secure the browser session. But, a pop up window warning that the certificate isn’t valid is a sign that something is not right. Warnings like that can scare away your online customer. As…

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What you Need to Know to Secure your Cloud Infrastructure

There are a few important things you need to know about securing your cloud Infrastructure. All the benefits of building and launching an app in the cloud do come at a risk. As a CTO or CEO you want to save money wherever you can. Moving your infrastructure to the cloud is a great way…

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Surviving the MVP: The “Drupal/Joomla/Django/Spree /WordPress/Magento/Build it from Scratch” debate

Every once in awhile I hear people arguing about what is the best platform and programming language to build their Minimal Viable Product (MVP) to bring their idea to market. They wonder what they should use, “Magento vs. Spree vs. WordPress vs Drupal vs Joomla vs Django vs Custom code and/or any number of frameworks…

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3 reasons SugarCRM/SuiteCRM can improve your business

There’s many ways you can improve your business. Having Customer relationship management (CRM) processes like SuiteCTM/SugarCRM is a great start. CRM systems are an integral part of one’s business to help grow, nurture and keep your growing business on a trajectory towards meeting your goals. So what does that mean to you? Well, that could…

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How To Get Google+ Authorship to Promote Your WordPress Posts

Getting Authorship is an excellent way for your helpful blog posts to stand out and get noticed by registering your authoring email with Google+.  It’s a great way to show your audience you stand behind your posts by putting your photo right next to your content when it shows up in search engine results. It…

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4 Questions to Ask When Connecting with Your Readers

Connecting with your readers is very important. When I first started writing these blog posts, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to say. I wrote so many versions of my blog posts, trying to get it right. But I knew something was missing … it was the vital “connection to the reader” that I just…

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