HostingCon 2012 in Boston, MA, July 16 – 18

About a year ago, our team enjoyed having the opportunity to attend HostingCon in San Diego, California. In less than a week, this year's conference is going to be held on July 16 – 18, 2012 at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Centre. This is always an exciting and very anticipated conference as it is the premier conference and trade show for the hosted services industry in North America. Per their site, "the conference features 52 educational sessions across 3 full days presented by more than 100 speakers and panelists, including numerous industry thought leaders and trend sette...
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5 Considerations Before Launching a QR Code Campaign

Have you seen or used any QR codes lately? A QR Code stands for a Quick Response Code which is a matrix barcode or two-dimensional code like the image above. It was initially used in the automotive industry back in Japan. More recently, the system has become popular in all different types of industries among marketers and businesses of all sizes. They are a quick and useful platform to facilitate and add even more depth with your current or potential customer base to engage with your products or services. Various ways to use them include guiding consumers towards your landing page, prov...
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3 Products We Liked From HostingCon 2011

Every year at HostingCon we are always looking for new and innovative products that can add some real value to our product line and provide a competitive advantage for customers who engage us for web hosting services.  Listed below are 3 products that stood out from the pack and seem to be a step ahead of their competition.   In putting this article together, I realize that what ties them together is something that I didn’t actually see a whole lot of at this year’s show – security.  Through various conversations with industry experts, I expected to see a lot more security products on the floo...
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Recap Thoughts From HostingCon 2011

San Diego, California, treated us well. Everyone was very excited to attend again this year and the event delivered as expected. Yes, we're finally back from HostingCon and in the next few weeks, we're excited to share all of our experiences and connections that we've made at this fantastic three day conference from different perspectives. Our team in attendance comprised of new and long-time attendees, so we're sure that you'll find some interesting insights into our upcoming blog posts, and introductions to several new products and services that may be incorporated in the months ahead. ...
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3 reasons why we’re excited for HostingCon 2011

HostingCon 2011 is less than a week away in sunny San Diego, California, and we’d like to share with our readers what we’re looking forward to. Part of our crew has attended last year and it’ll be an insightful experience for them to share notes with the rest of the new team members attending this year. Our team will consist of a mix of marketing and IT folks. Besides being in warmer temperatures (the Pacific Northwest has been chilly), we’re excited for: 1) New Insights For some of us, this will be the biggest convention that we’ve ever been a part of and with the number of compani...
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