10 Network Industry Facts That Will Surprise You

Whether you’re an IT pro looking for validation or a salesperson looking for a catchy conversation-starter, these network industry statistics will blow you away.

1,000

Average number of changes made to an enterprise network each month.

36

Percentage of IT pros who list routine maintenance as their least favorite task.

59:1

Ratio of network devices to engineers […]

By | 2018-05-29T06:02:01+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10 Network Industry Facts That Will Surprise You

Stephen Fry Explains Cloud Computing [Video]

Still puzzled by what people mean when they say cloud computing? Maybe actor Stephen Fry can get through to you.

The simplest way to explain compute as a service, the essence of cloud computing, is by comparing cloud services to a utility company that provides electricity or gas and allows you […]

By | 2018-05-28T09:28:06+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Stephen Fry Explains Cloud Computing [Video]

Are you a web designer? Rackspace services can help you grow your business.

Network Consulting Group is a partner with Rackspaceopens in a new window, the #1 managed cloud company. That means we can help you decide if Rackspace services are right for your business and provision Rackspace services for you.

If you’re a web developer or website designer, Rackspace can help you grow your business […]

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Top YouTube marketing tips

If you’re not considering YouTube for your business’s marketing strategy, you’re truly missing out on one of the most powerful marketing platforms out there. YouTube gives you the opportunity to establish your business’s unique brand and personality through video. If you’re just starting out on YouTube marketing and don’t have a specific strategy in mind, check out these tips to create great videos and attract more viewers.

By | 2018-05-23T10:45:38+00:00 January 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top YouTube marketing tips

Your business can fight ‘rant’ sites

When a person searches for your company on Google or any other search engine and sees a negative review from a ‘rant’ site, it can have significant repercussions to your online reputation. That’s because more people are likely to see something, and even click on it, when a page turns up on the first page of search results. It is important your company acts swiftly to push these negative reviews off the first page of search results. Here is some advice for fighting back against these ‘rant’ sites.

By | 2018-05-23T10:50:00+00:00 January 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your business can fight ‘rant’ sites

The Rise Of Social Media in Iran

Communicating via social media is a way of life for many of us, and these days it’s almost unheard of to not have a Facebook account, but what do you do to stay in touch with friends and family if you don’t have access to one of the popular social media platforms because your government has banned them? This post takes a look at how a country like Iran stays connected despite Facebook and Twitter being blocked – and why the instant messaging app Iranians do use is so wildly popular.

By | 2018-05-23T10:59:03+00:00 January 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Rise Of Social Media in Iran

How to diffuse negative online commentary

Between the smartphones, iPads and desktops we all use, more and more people are spending hours of their day on the Internet. And at one point or another, someone is likely to say something bad about your business online. Whether it is true or not, you need to know how to respond when it happens so you can paint a positive image of your brand. Here’s how you can do just that.

By | 2018-05-23T11:29:36+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to diffuse negative online commentary

How your boring brand can win on social media

You may think social media is designed for exciting brands like Google or MTV. And who could blame you, as these brands both have millions of followers. Because of this, you may think there’s no place for your boring brand on social media, right? Think again. Here is one brand that’s making some noise in the social media stratosphere, and some tips you can take away from their efforts.

By | 2018-05-23T11:35:38+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How your boring brand can win on social media