MeloTel Version 4 is paving the way for WebRTC

Presently MeloTel is VoIP Panel is released 3.7, however we are now planning a major release of our latest VoIP Panel Version 4. With this update comes some major improvements and paves the way for full utilization of WebRTC. Since MeloTel VoIP Panel Version 4 is a major release, the current release notes contain only the changes that, in our opinion, might affect existing customers. If you have any questions about how these changes affect…

Introducing Google’s “Mobilegeddon”. It’s a doozy!

Google has announced its new mobile-focused algorithm, which will rank mobile-friendlier sites higher in searches. Described by some as “Mobilegeddon”, this will signifigantly impact many small companies with either low quality mobile sites or no mobile sites at all, as their sites will appear lower in the search results. The impact o this change is affecting not only clicks but the decisions people make based on searches. On the other hand, this is good news…

Do what you love: Why you are not your job

Even as someone who works for myself and makes a living off of creativity, it’s not always fun. I’m not like those photos you see from Google image searches of people who work from home, stretching out while letting the rays of sunshine wash over my face. Most days, I bust my ass designing websites that require lots of rounds of revisions with clients, and we may not see eye-to-eye. Or publication editors ask for revisions…

A guide to creating your startup advisory board

The entrepreneurial journey is full of twists, turns, ups and downs. That’s why you need the support of trusted advisors.  Take these examples: 1. The Accidental Founder Renee is in early stage mode. She has an “accidental business” – something that she happened upon as a result of her interest in helping people. To her surprise and delight, what started as a hobby, helping people decorate their homes, has garnered a great deal of attention in…

How to grow an awesome community to fuel your social startup

When you’re starting a social company, building a loyal and engaged community is paramount. But that can also be one of the most nuanced and challenging elements of launching your startup. As employee #6 and community director at Polyvore, I’ve had the opportunity to watch our community grow and build relationships with many of our early users – some of whom have been on our site for more than six years now. Today, our site…