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Poker – A Tech Marketing Analogy

World Hosting Days will be in Las Vegas next week. Having been to some hosting industry events before, I can only imagine the professionalism that will occur at the bars, nightclubs, and casinos of Sin City. It’s the latter sin that I’d like to focus on for this blog entry. Most readers will not be aware that I was once an avid poker player. So as the hosting industry descends upon the gambling capital of…

Posted September 8, 2017
By: Devin Rose

Lights Out – Public Relations Following a Network Outage

Anyone who works in the web hosting, cloud, or data center industries knows that network outages are unavoidable. No matter how many redundancies you have in place, “stuff” happens. No-one is immune, even Amazon has major outages. With that reality in mind, I am somewhat sympathetic to NeuLion Inc., who finds themselves in the midst of a public relations nightmare. NeuLion is a streaming video provider who works with major sports leagues like the NFL,…

Posted August 31, 2017
By: Devin Rose

eBridge heads to HostingCon

For the ninth year running, the eBridge team will be heading to HostingCon. eBridge President Hartland Ross will be joined by Search Engine Strategist Frank Siano. HostingCon 2014 is being held in Miami, FLA from June 16-18. Meet Hartland and Frank during the event at booth 717. Stop by to chat about internet marketing, or just to say hi. Expert panel Is acquisition or organic growth best for your hosting business? This question will be…

Posted June 4, 2014

Is There An Upside To This Recession?

Talk to companies in the hosting industry and you’d have to say yes. I deal with hosting companies every day and I’ve heard from only a few that their businesses are in decline. In fact, I most often hear that their businesses keep growing – sometimes with record revenues and profits. One company I deal with has experienced 300% growth over the past year and expects to double the number of its employees over the…

Posted February 5, 2009