Uh Oh! MySQL stopped connecting, now what?!? This scenario happened to us on our new AWS platform so we decided to dig a little further into the problem. Every 4-6 hours we would get a notice from our monitoring platform that we are receiving an error 500 on our website. When we check the site…

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So I’ll start off by saying that this will be the first of may technology updates and neat articles that I’ve come across. This time Google has purchased yet another startup in hopes to push out their competition, Amazon. Google said on Tuesday that is has acquired video and special effects startup Zync. The terms…

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Ever want to get the latest eBook from Microsoft? Don’t worry Eric Ligman, Microsoft’s Senior Sales Excellence Manager, has released over 100 free ebooks that cover everything on how to use the Windows 7 operating system to programming for mobile devises. Let’s face it, Microsoft is a part of everyone’s life and some of their…

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As a business trying to gain new customers is a challenge. Then most of us are competing with bigger companies that have the resources to develop multi-million dollar ad campaigns that are viral, creative, and “sexy”. All of which are great on occasion. Instead a new trend for small businesses is to become more helpful…

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Don’t feel bad if you are having a hard time trying to get younger people to engage with your businesses social media presence. Connecting with the millennial generation – those between the ages of 18 & 35 – is not an easy as you’d think. These kids, myself included, were raised on gadgets & the…

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