Computer, Tablet, Smartphone Ecosystems… A Year of Experimentation

This entry has been cross-posted from our technical blog site, NSI Partners TechConnect.  Written by our IT Services Manager, Matthew Frye Going back a year now, I began stretching myself to try out and explore working with and navigating through multiple technology ecosystems, largely based on a c...

Categories: Cloud Computing, Microsoft, Mobile, Productivity, Reviews, Software, Technology
Posted on Jun 28, 2013

Embrace the Opportunity to Define Social Value

If your eyes are blurring from reading yet another account of how to measure social media ROI, you’re not alone. Each day on blogs and across social networks the subject is debated and new formulas make the rounds. NSI’s recent newsletter shines a different light on this subject, and enc...

Categories: social media
Posted on Mar 11, 2013

In a New York Minute: Mobile-Device Usage Habits Changing Quickly

In this month’s NSI Newsletter, I take up the issue of the ever-changing landscape of mobile devices and offer up some of the most recent stats. I’m less interested, however, in the Apple versus Android debate, or the native app versus web app discussion. What intrigues me – and wh...

Categories: General
Posted on Dec 18, 2012

The Next Big Challenge for Social Media?

rel=”author” Our November newsletter is now up!  This month Matthew Frye looks at the next big development in social media – employing social platforms internally to connect disparate teams or geographically dispersed working groups. Matthew takes us on a tour of several organizat...

Categories: General
Posted on Nov 21, 2012

Save Time & Money Using Social Media: Get the Buy-In You Need for a Successful Launch

Save Time & Money Using Social Media: Get the Buy-In You Need for a Successful Launch We’ve all heard it: design by committee is an unmitigated disaster. Google the phrase “design by committee” and you’ll get plenty of hits, cartoons, and – courtesy of Wiktionary – the famous quote t...

Categories: General
Posted on Aug 6, 2012

View Your Website Through A Customer’s Eyes

You can have the most perfectly search engine-optimized website in the world, but what do people see when they get to your site? Sure, you need to optimize your site with keywords and phrases so prospective customers can find you. But once they do, if they don’t find what they’re looking for, th...

Categories: General
Posted on Jul 7, 2012

Are You Sending The Right Social Media Messages?

You’re a business owner, and you’ve started using Facebook, Twitter and other social media. You are using social media, aren’t you? As of June 1, 2012, more than 950 million people worldwide were on Facebook, and Twitter had 500 million active users, about 140 million of them in the United Sta...

Categories: General
Posted on Jun 7, 2012

Browsers….IE vs Chrome vs Firefox vs Safari….and we can’t forget Opera!

Image via Wikipedia Browser battles are ongoing regularly these days.  Mozilla is releasing new versions of Firefox with increasing rapidity, and market share has definitely changed, but a comment from one of my co-workers this past week made me ponder why so many are still using Internet Explore...

Categories: Blogging, Cloud Computing, Microsoft, Productivity, Reviews, Software, Technology
Posted on Oct 10, 2011

Low-Cost Mobile Marketing For Retailers

Stores are coming to us and saying “we want apps!” But should those apps all be customized native apps, or is the growing library of “legacy apps” –that’s an interesting term!” sufficient for growing numbers of these? John Jantsch, The Duct-Tape Marketer, sa...

Categories: Cell Phone, Mobile, Sales, Technology
Posted on Jul 27, 2011

Wide Area Network Solutions for SMBs through Software, not expensive Hardware

One of the exciting things about the TechConnect services we provide here at NSI Partners is being able to constantly innovate technology solutions for the Small-Medium Business (SMB) universe.  From software to hardware to smartphones, technology is often fluid, and one of the advantages of smalle...

Categories: Cloud Computing, Productivity, Reviews, Software, Technology
Posted on Apr 22, 2011