The term "Social media marketing" implies the process of gaining website traffic or attention through social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and so forth. It involves efforts to create content that attracts attention and encourages readers to share across the social networks.

The 2015 Social Media Marketing Planning Guide is your countdown to the New Year with ten fresh tactics based on the 2014 trends expected to shape the coming year, and ways you can refine your brand's social strategy for success.

Even as 2015 has been predicted to be a great year for social marketers, to make the most of it, you'll need to fine-tune your social strategy.

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VMware announced the availability of vSphere 6.0 this week with lots of information being published by various sources, and most are based on old beta builds, which is much different than what we’ll see in the final product.

VMware vSphere 6.0 is packed full of more than 650 technological breakthroughs, making it more powerful, more flexible, more secure, and more easily managed than previous versions.

This white paper focuses on the five main improvements that are the biggest “game changers". You'll discover the ways in which VMware's new vSphere 6.0 is more powerful, more manageable, more secure, and more flexible than any previous release of vSphere.

It addresses the confusion on maximum number of virtual machines per cluster vSphere 6.0 supports.

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The African Blogger Awards are the first program that measures online and social influencers’ reach and influence through analytical data. This provides the opportunity for influencers to be measured objectively against their peers based on their reach, resonance, and relevance.

Entries to the 2015 African Blogger Awards are now open to bloggers, Instagrammers, Tweeters, Facebookers and YouTubers across Africa. And categories include Advice, Fashion and Beauty, Events and Nightlife, Education, Sports, Political, Technology and Gadgets, Youth Culture and many others.

“The inaugural African Blogger Awards set the benchmark for the discovery of truly exceptional, African publishers and their unique story telling approach. We are ecstatic about the potential publishers that we will be exposed to, during this year’s competition”, says Mike Sharman, co-founder of the African Blogger Awards.

To enter is absolutely free, however entrants are required to register their blog, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or YouTube profile (or a combination) on - a platform designed to quantify the reach, resonance and relevance of these users with over 1000 active, legitimate followers.

The Awards also give brands and the marketing industry an objective measurement of the most relevant online and social influencers to include in their campaigns, making sure that they achieve the greatest possible impact for their marketing spend.

This year's winners will be based on the latest analytical metrics, so even if you entered last year, you'll need to re-enter this year to qualify.

All bloggers, Instagrammers, Tweeters, Facebookers and YouTubers who are permanent residents of any African country are eligible to enter the African Blogger Awards. While, Winners in each category will receive a web banner announcing their achievement that can be personally leveraged through their social networks and a commemorative trophy.

Register for the awards by clicking here, and note that entries closes on April 9, at midnight GMT+2, and results will be announced on May 5, via the competition’s Twitter profile, @African_Blogger, from 11h00 GMT+2.

Entries for The 2015 African Blogger Awards now Open

Small and Medium businesses (SMBs) mostly do not backup their data or they do it infrequently and on-site. Either way, risking losing important data that could pose a financial or security liability to their business.

Whatever disaster may occur, whether human error, theft, fire, defective components, or a system crash, having a remote backup of all of your important information ensures that it is safe, secure and easily recoverable.

In this informative guide from InsideUp, the Online Data Backup Service experts, you will learn the advantages and disadvantages of remotely backing up your data and what type of service would best meet your needs.

Many online backup vendors offer similar functionality, but there are a number of variables, which can make selecting the right provider for your company a challenging task.

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