10 #Selfie Tips for Cloud Service Backup Providers

Jun 2014

10 #Selfie Tips for Cloud Service Backup Providers

Posted by Zaid Rasid

#selfies have created a lot of buzz lately, and with the advent of smart phones featuring both front and rear facing cameras, they’reRobert Cornelius becoming quite popular. Not to mention how easy it is to upload a #selfie to sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. If you’re not familiar with what a #selfie is, consider it a self-portrait, usually take with a hand-held camera or smartphone. Although #selfies seem to be proliferating as of late, and even the term ‘selfie’ itself is now a part of the Oxford dictionary, they have been around since even the earliest days of photography. In 1839 an amateur chemist and photography enthusiast from Philadelphia named Robert Cornelius is reported to have taken the first selfie.

Ellen SelfieFast forward to 2014, and one of the world’s most famous #selfies emerges as host Ellen Degeneres, in an impromptu moment, during the most recent Oscars, decides to take a #selfie with some world renown celebrities. It happened to break the record for most ReTweets of a picture on Twitter.

This brings us to the upcoming 2014 Asigra Partner Summit. In the spirit of #selfies, we’re holding our very own contest. Every day we’re giving out a prize for the day’s best #selfie taken by any of our attendees and uploaded to either Instagram or Twitter using the #asigrasummit. But what constitutes a great #selfie for Cloud Service Backup Providers? Here are ten tips to get you started:

10 Selfie Tips for Cloud Service Backup Providers

  1. Take the picture yourself but…
  2. You don’t necessarily have to be by yourself, find some friends
  3. Fun, silly, comedic, energetic, positive. You get the picture;)
  4. Great backgrounds make great pictures
  5. A #selfie that features the #asigrasummit hashtag always works nice
  6. A #selfie with an Asigra executive earns top marks
  7. Upload it to Instagram or Twitter with the #asigrasummit hashtag
  8. The Asigra marketing team loves Asigra branded #selfies (shameless plugs)
  9. Action shots are always exciting (capturing the moment)
  10. Just like the Oscars, we have our own Awards Night. You know what to do;)

So make sure to participate in our daily #selfie contest. It’s easy, just take a #selfie at the 2014 Asigra Partner Summit and upload it to either Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #asigrasummit.

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