External Storage Devices

external storage options

Not to date myself, but when I was preparing for my freshman year of college, the textbook and materials for my major included a zip disk. This was 2004, and USB drives were on the cusp of becoming mainstream. But at the time, a 250MB disk was considered a massive amount of external storage. How…

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Portable Flashdrive Portfolios

Flashdrive portfolios

Interviewing for a job that you want is stressful, no matter who you are. Interviewees have to look the part, dressing well and taking extra care with appearances. They have to be on top of their game, not mincing words but giving detailed answers to questions. And if you work in a creative field, you…

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Flashdrive Packaging & Your Brand

flashdrive packaging

The marketing department is rarely anyone’s favorite department for interactions. Whether you work in information technology, quality assurance, sales, and more, there’s usually a little tension between the marketers and the rest of the company. Simply search for ‘why do people hate marketing?’ and a plethora of reasons present themselves. This isn’t to cast a…

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Why Higher Ed USB Drives Make the Perfect Gift

higher ed usb drives

Cross channel marketing is everywhere nowadays, but just starting to bleed into the higher education realm, which tends to take a slower approach to adapting trends. They tend to avoid that *shiny object syndrome* that can easily captivate–and manipulate–less seasoned industries. While it varies from institution to institution, marketing for colleges and universities is a…

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Create Your Own USB Toolkit

USB Toolkit for emergencies

An once of prevention is worth a pound of cure. It’s a common saying that might sound a little foreign to modern ears, but basically it means that taking a little precaution to avoid a crisis now is better than doing nothing and having to clean up the entire mess after the fact. Or, creating…

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Eco Friendly Flashdrives: Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

eco friendly flashdrives and promotional usb drives

Flashdrives are an easy way for conference participants to reduce their carbon footprint when it comes to leaving a paper trail. One of the most annoying things about walking through any vendor fair is the plethora of paper you’re carrying as you leave. As we’ve written about before, it’s not very likely that many folks…

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Packaging USB Drives For Users

packaging usb drives

User experience is a hot term in the tech world, and a growing profession to boot. Derived from human factors, it studies how people use and interact with technology or technological products in an environment. Companies use it to build and redesign websites, to improve customer experience journeys, and basically any level which their online…

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Uses for Promotional Flashdrives

promotional flashdrives

When it comes to marketing, the general purpose is pretty clear: gain more business. From that perspective, the purpose of promotional flashdrives is along the same lines. They’re designed to raise awareness, share information, and attract and retain business. And if you’re doing it correctly, you’re also creating industry-specific, targeted content and loading it onto…

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Pre-Loaded Flashdrives Aid Multiple Learning Styles

Pre-loaded flashdrives and usb cases

Information overload is a real thing. Different people have different styles of learning, and it’s something that can gauged from a quick conversation, like that at a tradeshow booth. Some people can listen and retain information, others prefer to read. Some need a step further–a hands-on demonstration–to really make information stick. Short of asking someone,…

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Flashdrive Security & Password Protection

flashdrive security & password protection

Yahoo recently revealed that the usernames, passwords, and security q&a were stolen from billions of users in 2013. This is in addition to the 500 million users affected in 2014 from stolen data. Even if you don’t use Yahoo–or just created an account for access to Flickr or some other web service–this has implications for you….

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