Archives: January 2013

3 Things Your Startup Should Handle In-House

3 Things Your Startup Should Handle In-House

        Filed under: How to, Social Media

(and 3 that it shouldn’t) Small businesses have never had so many choices when it comes to outsourcing. Companies that specialize in accounting, marketing, human resources and technological advances in cloud computing and telecommuting allow entrepreneurs to focus on what they do best.  Before you pull the trigger on sending out work to another business, … Continued

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How to use Instagram for business

        Filed under: How to, Social Media

If your business is visual or design by nature, then Instagram could be a great tool to reinforce your brand, increase your exposure, and get new business. Start by creating an account on Instagram, which probably means you need to download the iPhone app from iTunes. Then, start adding images from your portfolio Then, every … Continued

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Socially responsible web design agency

        Filed under: Social Media, Web Design

Social impact inQbation is a digital marketing agency. We design, develop, and execute digital marketing solutions including digital strategy, website design, web content management systems, social media engagement, and online marketing. Our mission is to make a positive social impact on the world by helping government agencies, nonprofit organizations (NPOs), nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and member … Continued

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Is page rank (PR) still meaningful or valid?

Is page rank (PR) still meaningful or valid?

        Filed under: SEO, WordPress

They say that Google stopped using page rank (PR) about 5 years ago, way back in 2007/2008 time frame.  Who knows if they still do or not.  But, Page Rank or PR still carries some weight in the field of search engine optimization (SEO) and does have some useful and meaningful value as an indicator … Continued

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The Pros & Cons of Social Media Automation

        Filed under: SEO, Social Media

Should you automate your social media posts? If you’ve ever managed a social media account, you are probably familiar with this dilemma. With countless social media management programs available (HootSuite being my favorite) and Facebook releasing scheduled posts for pages, it is easier than ever to schedule your updates. But does that mean you should? … Continued

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Kim.com – mega upload launches on January 19th

        Filed under: How to, Social Media

Just hours away from the official launch of Mega, the successor to the popular, and now shut down Megaupload file sharing website founded by Kim Dotcom. He will be holding what he has already claimed will be a massive launch party for Mega the day before it goes online to the general public at his … Continued

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Petitions.Whitehouse.Gov: No to Death Star

        Filed under: Social Media, Technology

According to The Next Web, The White House has responded to a petition submitted to its We the People website instructing the government to secure funding for and building a Death Star by 2016. Unfortunately, the answer is no and the Obama Administration has outlined several reasons why it’s not going to happen — in … Continued

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Java vulnerability was discovered yesterday, disabling Java in browsers is highly recommended

        Filed under: How to, Web Design, Web Development

Yesterday, the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team issued a vulnerability note about Java: Overview – Java 7 Update 10 and earlier contain an unspecified vulnerability that can allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system. Description – Java 7 Update 10 and earlier contain an unspecified remote-code-execution vulnerability. This vulnerability is … Continued

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Hollywood leverages social media for social impact

        Filed under: Social Media

Hollywood jumps into action and leverages elements of social media, citizen participation, and citizen engagement to take on gun violence, gun control, and the National Rifle Association (NRA).  Somewhat ironic in that many claim that Hollywood is actually one of the causes of and inspiration for gun violence.  Check out these messages from Demand A … Continued

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Quality Assurance Testing at InQbation

Quality Assurance Testing at InQbation

        Filed under: How to, Web Development

Quality assurance testing is a little like plumbing. Most people don’t want to have anything to do with the job, but everyone appreciates when the job is done well and everything works. At inQbation, there are several types of QA testing that we practice, to include stress or load testing, user acceptance testing, regression testing … Continued

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