At one point or another, we all have considered making some sort of investment. Correction: At some point in our lives, all of us_ do_ make investments, whether it's of our time, our efforts or our resources. The thing is, when it comes to making a wise one, we must get all of the information that we can beforehand about how much time, effort, resources, money or capital that we should put into a particular thing in order to gain the kind of return that we seek.
When it comes to topics like how to make cloud migrations work for business, don't feel bad if the first thing that comes to your mind is, "OK, how about someone explain to me what 'cloud migration' is first?"
It's a fair question because technology definitely has its own kind of language (and own kind of people who are fluent speakers of it). In Layman's terms, it's basically taking a part or all of a company's data or services, removing it from the protective barrier of a firewall onsite and making it available on the Internet so that more people can have access to it as needed.
Whether you're new to the idea of using social networking on behalf of your small business or you've spent the last couple of years busily learning the ins and outs of search engine optimization while doing all you can to beef up your Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare followings, you may be missing out on the bigger picture if you have yet to partake of social media monitoring. I know, I know - it's one more thing to tack on to an already overfull schedule. But by listening to the buzz online, learning what's trending, and finding ways to act on that information you can actually streamline your strategy and save yourself a lot of time and effort in the long run. So here are just a few tips to help you get going with social media monitoring.
We’ve all experienced that desire to get even with someone who’s hurt us or treated us badly. But I’m mindful of an old Chinese proverb:
"Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves."
The message: revenge—getting even—may hurt the person seeking revenge as well as the object of the revenge.