What is “the cloud” anyway? And how can it help you? We know the “cloud” can seem complicated. And we talk to a lot of small business owners who say “they’re not great with
7 Advanced Dropbox Features You Didn’t Know
By now you probably have a Dropbox account, and quite possibly, more just than one. The beauty of Dropbox is its simplicity. Drop a file in a folder and it’s magically synced to Dropbox—safe, secure, . . .
Overwhelmed? 7 Ways to Be Productive Anyway
Feel overwhelmed at work? It happens to all of us sometimes. Ironically, having too much to do can easily sap you of your motivation to do much of anything. Here are some tips you can . . .
How Sales Teams Use Gmail Labels to Close More Deals
Recently we heard about how the company Rentec Direct was using cloudHQ’s Gmail Label Sharing Chrome extension to dramatically improve how they responded to inbound leads. Rentec Direct sells property management software. Janell Kittleson is . . .
5 Quick Ways to Detox Your Digital Life (In 10 Minutes or Less)
Clutter in life leads to clutter in your thinking. It’s true for digital clutter just like it is for physical clutter. Here are five simple projects you can do today to help you clean up . . .
10 Google Drive Hacks That’ll Make You Look Like a Genius
Lots of you use Google Drive for your business. We do too. It’s simple, easy-to-use, and packed with features that make work easier. It’s so powerful—and yet, you probably don’t realize all of Google Drive can actually . . .
16 Free Chrome Extensions to Boost Your Productivity
We’ve recently released a host of free Chrome productivity extensions for Gmail. They are all free. If you have Gmail or host your company’s email through Google Apps, you can use any of all of . . .
Your Guide To Facebook Photo Sharing
With last week’s announcement, you’ve probably already tried our free “Get All Your Photos In Facebook” service. If you haven’t, cloudHQ will make a free copy of all your photos in your private album, in your Facebook account. . . .
Why Cloud Collaboration Will Be Integral to Every Type of Business
Cloud collaboration is rapidly becoming an indispensable part of modern business. Once hailed as a service relevant exclusively to the IT industry, Cloud Services have become integral to SME’s, hospitals, major pharmaceutical chains, and even . . .
Can Microsoft beat Google in the Cloud?
Microsoft has made a concerted effort, especially in the last couple of years, to make some real gains in the cloud. In the consumer and small business market, they are gaining traction against Google, their . . .
9 Top Basecamp and Evernote Hacks to Simplify Your Life
Need to take work home? Evernote it. Giving staff tasks for next week? Basecamp it. Need to secure important documents? Google Drive or Dropbox it. When used the right way, cloud services can save you . . .
8 Tips to Protect Yourself and Get the Most Out of Google Drive
One of today’s most popular cloud services is Google Drive. It’s highly secure, but it’s also only as secure as you make it. Here’s some best practices on how to protect yourself and get more . . .
5 Safety Concerns with Cloud Data Storage, Answered.
Still a relatively new innovation, cloud storage has attracted a lot of scrutiny in recent months. Before entrusting sensitive data to third party storage facilities, consumers want to know that their information is going to . . .
How Law Firms Can Integrate Evernote into SharePoint
If there’s one thing lawyers have in common, it’s paperwork—lots and lots of paperwork. Notes, depositions, contracts, agreements, waivers, applications—all of this adds up to a lot of paper that needs to be safeguarded and . . .
The Transformation Of Cloud Computing
It’s easy to see why cloud computing transformed from a convenient service to the focal point of businesses everywhere. What started as an evolution, allowing businesses and individual users to do more with internet connectivity, . . .
Preventing Cloud Lock-in With Secure Data Backup
The cloud has provided an inexpensive opportunity for companies to store their data on servers owned by a cloud storage service provider. Many companies, both small businesses and large corporations, have already made the move . . .
Top 5 Cloud Computing Advantages For Small Business
Cloud computing technology continues to make advances and has proven to be beneficial to small businesses in various industries. From vast amounts of cheap storage space to software specifically designed for time and project management, . . .
The Future of IT In Cloud Computing
Information Technology (IT) has been around for decades and has been a major component in many company’s rise to the top of the tech world. The IT department is the preeminent group of techs that use computers . . .
The Role Of API In Cloud Computing Wars
The Application Programming Interface (API) is one of the main elements of cloud services. These elements are highly efficient for project management, storage and other similar cloud needs. The future successes of the cloud will be . . .
Google Docs vs. Microsoft Office Web Apps
When it comes to document creation and editing in the cloud, there are several services you can choose from. The top two contenders are Microsoft Office Web Apps and Google Docs. They both have favorable . . .
How will cloud computing look in next five years?
As any technologist can tell you, cloud is comprised of many features and the world cloud is used to describe many different services. He/she will undoubtedly regale you with information about features such as automated . . .
The future computer – not a desktop or a laptop but cloud
When you hear the word ‘computer’, your mind conjures images of the desktop PC back home or the laptop you use at work. People you know and those you come across will probably think the . . .
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