The Cloudrovia Blog
We write about tech, marketing & business
A picture is worth a thousand…Sales
By CloudroviaWe all know how important product images are. But recent data shows just how important. According to Weebly, over 75% of people say photos are very influential when deciding whether or not to buy something online. Things you can't see, you won't buy & things you can see more clearly or accurately represented, you are more likely to buy. Over 80% of shipper expect multiple different angles of products on their respective pages. The benefits of having professionally taken photos of your products has never been more clear. Read More
Is your website millennial friendly?
By CloudroviaEvery company known to man is currently scrambling to connect with millennials. If they aren't they soon will be, it's just a matter of time. This generation accounts for over $1.4trillion of annual spending power. Millennials are smart, they grew up online so staying authentic is the best route. They can see right through your bullshit. Millennials expect a solid UX, a website that has purpose and a site they can trust.Read More
XaaS can make your life easier. Will you let it already?!
By CloudroviaA frantic work pace can cause burnout too soon. Business is a marathon, not a sprint. A frantic work pace can cause burnout too soon. Operating an Internet Business can be overwhelming. Just like any company, operating an Internet Business can be overwhelming. The biggest benefit of building a business in the last decade or so has been the growth of outsourcing. Yes, the classic form of outsourcing has always existed. (i.e. getting other people to do the stuff you don't want to). Over the last century, outsourcing has taken over industries like manufacturing & construction to the point where they are now completely reliant on it. However their wasn't a digital equivalent until around 30 years ago. These past few years have seen outsourcing mould into something we call XaaS & make its way through all kinds of services offered to internet businesses. Read More
Is it time to pack up & move somewhere new?
By CloudroviaHave you hit a plateau & developed a lack of enthusiasm for your days? Maybe you've been dreaming of some place different, a home where things are perhaps easier for you (or at least more exciting). You want the days to fly by while you thrive at becoming the best you can be but right now days go round & round without ever igniting your spark. Deep down you know that you have more to offer this life. Your dreams seem way out of reach right now & you've tried every way of doing things yet nothing seems to go to plan. You're not alone. It's not you. You are living in the wrong place. It's time to migrate your website.Read More
66 Facts that spell out our future
By CloudroviaSo much change has happened in the last 24 months. Yes, you wore a mask & got fat but lets think bigger for a moment. The biggest impacts aren't as easily visible, the tectonic plates of our economies have shifted & we are racing into the future without brakes. Every industry has been impacted by the last two years (some more than others) & every person too. As we emerge from the stagnation most of us are wondering, what's next? I've spent the day breaking down some industry reports for you. Most of them were boring but these 66 facts I have compiled should help to uncover the destination we are all heading and who knows, you might want to get a head start.Read More
Still using passwords? Here’s why you won’t be next year.
By Microsoft AzureWe are living in amazing times. The old security paradigms no longer fly. We need to transform our approach to security always. The only people in the world who love passwords are hackers. Passwords are hard for us to remember & easy for hackers to guess. You really need to do more to protect your websites. The first thing everbody should do is turn on Multi-Factor Authentication. That will cut your exposure by 99.99%. That being said, the response for MFA has no been great as it's not user friendly enough. We are shifting from a world where usernames & passwords are the standard to a world where Passwordless Authentication is the standard.Read More
10 Steps to making a fearless Career Change.
By CloudroviaWhether you're in a job rut or just desire something new, you're not alone. In 2021 over 50% of people expect to make a career change in the next 2 years. That's a shocking figure but it makes sense given the changes we've seen in the last few years. We've decided to make a list of 10 steps which can help make your decision easier. This is 10 Steps to Making a Career Change.Read More
5 Income Streams for Web Designers.
By CloudroviaYou might be wondering how possible it is to create income streams from websites. Well today I'm writing to let you know it's happening all day every day for millions of people. Rather than focussing on your own ideas & websites you can use your experience to give someone else a helping hand. Read More