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Tesla’s Big Problem: Excessive Automation

Automation is normally seen as a good thing in most industries. But Elon Musk and Tesla are coming to realize that you can have too much of a good thing.

The Latest Advances in Automotive Safety Will Blow Your Mind

Have you heard of the Samsung Safety Truck? What about Vision Zero? You will. Here’s what you need to know.

Brexit: A Divorce Like Few Others

The United Kingdom and European Union are breaking up. Here are the details and key points to the biggest split of the century so far.

How Facebook Is Solving the Fake Accounts Problem

How are false ads and fake profiles impacting the world’s most popular social platform in our volatile political climate?

How Blockchain Is Improving the Global Supply Chain

Blockchain is not just about cryptocurrency. It is revolutionizing the global supply chain. Here’s what you need to know.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Fiber Optics

You’ve undoubtedly heard about fiber optics, but how exactly do they work? And how are they made? And what are they used for?

Elon Musk’s Mission to Mars (Is This Even Possible?)

Elon Musk has big plans to go to Mars. But can it really happen? He thinks it can, and this is his plan for getting there.

Data Virtualization Is Absolutely Critical & Here’s Why:

What is meant by data virtualization and how exactly does data virtualization work? What are data virtualization tools and why do we even need data virtualization? We answer all of your questions.

Can Hyperloop Save Public Transportation?

Public transportation certainly has many benefits. However, it also has some significant downsides which, when compared to the private sector beg the question of whether it’s even necessary. But maybe Hyperloop technology can save public transportation.

But Seriously, Why Is Elon Musk Selling Flamethrowers?

Elon Musk made headlines recently when he announced that his company would be selling flamethrowers. But what’s he really up to? Is this about publicity? Money? Ego? Yes...

Are We Really OK With Facial Recognition?

Everyone is talking about facial recognition these days? But things aren’t as simple as they seem. We need to consider these key factors.

Are Flying Cars Coming to the Skies?

Who is building flying cars? Is a flying car is real? How does the flying car work? How much is the Terrafugia flying car? How much does it cost for a flying car?

How to Boost Your Wifi with Wifi Extender

If you struggle with getting a good wifi signal in all areas of your house, you may want to consider using a wifi extender. Here’s what you need to know.

A 5G Cell Network Is Coming. Here’s What You Need to Know

We’ve long dreamed of a blazing fast 5G cell network, and it’s finally on the horizon. Here’s everything you need to know about when it’s coming, why it’s important, and whether you should switch phones.

How Blockchain Technology is Changing the World

In the rapidly evolving digital age, innovation is commonplace. Blockchain Technology, however, may be the breakthrough that outdoes everything that came before.

How Does NASA Search for New Planets and How Do They Find Them?

NASA is constantly searching for new planets. But how exactly are they doing that? And how do they know if they’ve found. Here’s exactly what you need to know.

Hyperloop and the Future of Train Travel

You may think that trains are an outdated method of transportation, but you’re wrong. In fact, trains may just be our future.

Is Space Junk Polluting Space Before We Even Live There?

Twice every year, if not more frequently, the International Space Station moves to avoid a hypothetically disastrous crash with space junk. While meteoroids orbit the sun, most man-made debris orbits the Earth. Therefore, the man-made junk is usually called orbital debris.

Nuclear Fusion: What It Is and Why It Matters to You

You probably don’t know what nuclear fusion is, but you should. We break down what you need to know and why it matters.

Scary Question: What Will Happen if Natural Resources Run Out?

If things continue at their current rate, there’s a distinct possibility that our natural resources will be totally depleted. When will that happen? And what can we do to prevent it?

Technology

Wind Energy: The Path to Creating A Cleaner Earth

We obviously need an alternative to burning fossil fuels for energy. Wind turbines and the energy they create are that alternative.

The Future Is Here and It’s Called Big Data

You’ve probably heard the term “big data”, but what exactly does it mean? And how does it help companies? We break down the what, why, and how in this in-depth post.

Are You Ready for These World Changing Technologies In 2018?

The internet of things. Blockchain. Predictive analytics. The coming year is going to usher in a host of new technologies that are going to revolutionize the world. Are you ready?

The Mind-Blowing Technology We Saw This Year & What’s Coming

This year witnessed the release of some astonishing technology. Here’s a sampling of what blew our minds this year, as well as what’s on the horizon.

Do We Need to Replace the Cloud with Edge Computing?

Just as we’ve gotten used to the cloud, we need to replace it. With what? Edge computing.

3D Printing Is Hot & It’s Only Going to Get Hotter

3D printing is really hot right now, and things are only going to get hotter. As technology improves, we’re going to see even more complex objects printed, and at a cheaper cost.

Are You Ready For The Cyborg Technology Coming In 2018?

What exactly is considered a cyborg, and what is the difference between an android and cyborg? Here’s what you need to know about the current state of cyborg technology.

Lithium-Ion Batteries: Where They Came from And Where They’re Headed

You use lithium-ion batteries all the time, but do you have any idea how they were invented? Or where they’re going?

The History of Programming | A Fast and Furious Tour

Computer programming has come a long way in the past 50 years. Let us take you on a fast and furious tour of all that’s happened.

The Ultimate Guide to Digital Disruption

Digital disruption is happening at a staggering pace. But what exactly is it? And how is it affecting businesses and industries? Here’s what you need to know.

Looking Back and Forward: How 2018 Tech Trends Will Carry Into 2019

2018 saw the rise of some incredible technologies. How will these technologies carry into 2019? Here’s what you can expect.

Data Collection Is Reaching New Heights- Here’s What You Need To Know

Are internet platforms and apps crossing lines in terms of people’s personal information? And, are they gathering more information than people are aware of or would be comfortable with if they knew it was happening?

Blockchain: What Is It, How Does It Work, and How Is It Changing the World?

You’ve probably heard of blockchain...but do you really know how it works? Here’s a simple guide to understanding blockchain and its various applications.

Are Electric Scooters the Future? How Do They Actually Work?

Scooters are no longer just for kids. With the advent of electric scooters, a new industry is being created. But are electric scooters the future? Here’s what you need to know.

Are Practical Quantum Computers Coming in 2018?

Advances in Quantum Computing could change the way computers are used in the future. While huge strides are being made, the cost and stage of quantum computers means that practical use is farther off than 2018.

Are Smart Cities the Future of Humanity?

You’ve probably heard about smart cities, but what exactly are they? And what benefits will they provide? We break down everything you need to know.

Are Smart Glasses Ready to Succeed In 2018?

Six years ago, Google Glass launched and flopped. Since then we’ve come a long way. Is technology finally at a place where a good pair of smart glasses can be created?

Are Smart Thermostats Worth the Investment?

You’ve heard about smart thermostats, but are they really worth it? Should really replace your current ones with smart ones? Here’s everything you need to know before pulling the trigger.

Can Human Hibernation Take Us to Mars?

The problems of overpopulation and environmental issues have our world leaders considering what the next step is to ensure the survival of humanity. Our sister planet, Mars, is our best option for long-term colonization. The problem is the distance.

Could We Actually Achieve “Warp Speed”?

You know that the speed of light is fast, and you’ve probably heard about “warp speed”. But could we somehow move at the speed of light? Here’s what you need to know.

Industry Information

Everything You Need to Know About Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing is revolutionizing numerous industries. Here’s everything you need to know about this astounding process.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Semiconductors

Consider this your introduction to the world of semiconductors. You’ve got questions about them, we’ve got the answers.

Engineering: There’s Much More to It Than You Think

If you considering a career in engineering, you need to know what’s involved. The good news is that engineering is a deep and wide field, and there’s certainly a specialty that will fit you.

Ultimate Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 is revolutionizing the world as we know it. But what exactly is industry 4.0? What technologies does it use? Here’s what you need to know.

The Next Revolution In 3D Printing? 3D Metal Printing

3D metal printing already exists, but it hasn’t broken through the mainstream yet. When it does, it’s going to change everything. Here’s how.

The Energy of The Future Is Solar Power

Due to increases in environmental awareness and in financial backing, the use of solar power as a renewable energy source is steadily increasing around the world.

What Are The Causes Of Air Pollution & What Can We Do To Prevent It?

We all know that air pollution exists, but what actually causes it? And even if we know the causes, what can we do to prevent it? We give you everything you need to know.

Tariffs and Trade Wars: Why We Should be Concerned

There’s been a lot of talk in recent months about tariffs. So how does this affect you, the consumer? We break down the how, what, and why.

Everything You Need to Know About Geoengineering

Have you heard about geoengineering? You will soon. Here’s everything you need to know about this controversial subject.

Although Their Heyday is Past, the Future of Nuclear Reactors Appears Bright

Still a suspect source of energy for many, the future of the nuclear reactor appears vibrant, just not in the places you expect.

A Digital Economy for an Increasingly Connected World

What exactly is a digital economy, and how is it changing the world we live in? Here’s what you need to know.

A No-Go for the U.S.: What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership & Why Did it Fail?

The United States recently withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Why? And what are the ramifications for our economy? Here’s what you need to know.

Basics of Wire Mesh

Basics of Wire Mesh include Welded Wire, PVC Coated mesh, Galvanized, Stainless Steel and more. Visit IQSDirectory for more information.

Benefits of Air Pollution Control

Air pollution control helps protect human health, prevent economic waste, ncrease worker productivity and improve indoor air quality. IQS directory offers a list of suppliers and manufacturers to guide you in the right direction.

Benefits of Modular Clean Rooms

Benefits of Modular Cleanrooms help eliminate dust, sand, salt partciels and bacteria in a controlled environment with basic construction which are more cost effective than conventional clean rooms. Visit IQS Directory for a list of suppliers and manufacturers.

Climate Change: Are Oil Industries & Fossil Fuel to Blame?

You’ve undoubtedly heard a lot about climate change in recent years? What role do oil industries and fossil fuels play in climate change? Here’s what you need to know.

Closing the Gap Between Men and Women in STEM

What exactly is STEM, and why is there such a gap between men and women in those fields? More importantly, what can be done to fix the problem? Here are some possible solutions.

Does the Fingerprint Scanner on Your Phone Really Keep It Secure?

How exactly does the fingerprint scanner on your phone work? And more importantly, can it keep your phone secure? Here’s what you need to know.

E-Waste: A Big Problem Needing Bigger Solutions

E-Waste is a big problem that only keeps getting bigger. Why is it such a big problem and what can we do to reduce it? Here’s what you need to know.

Have You Heard About “Made in China 2025”? You Will

Seeking to become a dominant force in global high-tech manufacturing, the Chinese government launched what’s being called “Made in China 2025.” Here’s what you need to know.

Industrial Marketing

Top Social Media Platforms for Manufacturers

As a manufacturer, choosing the right social media platforms are important. Learn which have proven results and which you can ignore. [Resource Article]

Is PPC Right for Me?

Find out whether PPC is right for your business with these marketing tips on how to generate measurable results from bid strategies and ad testing, new campaigns and further segmenting your existing campaigns. An effective PPC campaign has the potential to be your most lucrative form of advertising.

Making Search Meaningful-The Pitfalls of Multi-Meaning Keywords

Learn how search engine developers can keep search meaningful and avoid the pitfalls of multi-meaning keywords, by using relate keywords, query refinement, and more.

3 Steps to Set up Goals in Google Analytics

Learn more about creating goals in Google Analytics and how it can give you detailed data for various actions on your website.

3 Ways Online Reviews are Important for Increasing Web Traffic

Online reviews lead to better local search rankings and more referral traffic. Furthermore, positive reviews generate organic traffic. Read more here...

5 Reasons Your Industrial Company Needs Conversion Tracking on Its Website

Learn how having conversion tracking set up within Google Analytics helps you make better data-driven marketing decisions to grow your industrial business.

6 Ways to Increase the Success of Your Industrial PPC Campaign by the End of the Week

We plan to help you take your PPC strategy to the next level by offering up six slick tips not found in Google’s setup guide.

Aiming for the Top of the Funnel

Encourage visitors to come back and engage in more meaningful interaction with remarketing strategies combining keyword targeting and personalized content.

Boosting Customer Relations & Sales with Google My Business

Improve search results and leverage expanded business information, like Google Maps, consumer reviews, photos, and virtual tours with Google My Business.

Buying Guides vs. Directories-Take Another Look!

Learn more about how online directories are moving toward the next generation by helping to ensure informed product decisions.

Calls-to-Action: What REALLY Counts?

An effective call to action prompts visitors to take action, have you checked your CTA lately? Learn more about how to increase your marketing efforts.

Evaluating Web Content Effectiveness Using Search Behavior to Shape Your Site

Evaluating web content effectiveness using search behavior can drive leads and, ultimately, make your brand, by the content you provide to your site visitors.

IQS Enhances Pay-Per-Click Marketing

IQS Directory offers an enhanced Google negative keyword program, which would be a first among the leading industrial search engines & PPC services.

Quantifying Your Website Activity

5 tips to help you understand your referral traffic in Google Analytics and how to use it to achieve your business goals.

Seeking Authenticity in Online Customer Reviews

With the growth of consumer-generated content (CGC) - ratings, reviews, questions and answers, photos, videos and social posts - we have an incredible opportunity to provide consumers with a wealth of honest opinions from like-minded shoppers that help them make more informed buying decisions.

SIC & NAICS in Modern Marketing

Find out how you can use SIC & NAICS for modern marketing with four ways to put standard industry classification to work.

Switching to HTTPS from HTTP—The Perks, Pitfalls, and How-To

Learn about what is involved in switching your site to HTTPS as well as the benefits and dangers to watch out for.

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Your Bounce Rate

Reduce your bounce rate and improve visitor engagement, with our list of the top five ways to reduce your bounce rate.

Top 5 Ways to Tell If Your SEO Agency Is Ripping You Off

How can you tell if you are getting the short end of the stick from your SEO agency? It may not be obvious, so watching out for these signs.

Top Five to Follow for Industrial Marketers

These top five essential platforms are the ones to follow for industrial marketers, these tools can help you connect with customers, business partners, and industry in general.