Help Your Friends and Yourself You back up your computer. You go to bed every night, wrap yourself up in a blanket burrito and think about how peaceful your life is now that you have an online backup; and hard drive crashes no longer loom in the back of your mind. Sometimes you think about….
Well folks, we made it! It turns out we skirted another “world-ending” event. Even though Gangnam Style did hit 1,000,000,000 views on 12-21-2012, the world did not end as was expected (sure, it wasn’t a real prediction, but we got a kick out of it). As a way of celebrating the continuance of this fine….
Hard drive prices shot up due to the flooding in Thailand, and still haven’t returned to “pre-flood” levels. Since we are determined to keep our commitment to unlimited online backup, we’re constantly looking for good deals on drives. We just found Costco will have a fantastic deal on hard drives this weekend. The deal starts….
Backblaze would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the people affected by Hurricane Sandy. We hope your recovery and return to any semblance of “normalcy” is swift. Many of our customers are located in the areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy and thus many of you may need to recover lost data from our online….
Yes, that’s how blazing fast Backblaze is at backing up your data! At least according to @joerocklin who gets a Backblaze bike jersey for finishing: “Backblaze is faster than…” In addition to Joe’s answer, there were hundreds of other suggestions…many of which made us laugh out loud. Thank to everyone who submitted! For your perusing….
Congratulations to Kenneth Ames for winning the Backblaze CyberMonday raffle! He bought 1-year Backblaze Online Backup gifts for both his son and daughter in college. Helping ensure his kids don’t lose their school papers, photos, music, and other data got Kenneth a $250 gift card which he’s using to take a trip to Chicago. Hopefully….
Thank you for voting on your favorite billboard! The votes have been tallied across the Facebook poll, comments, blog feedback, Twitter responses…and the winner is: Kiss your lost files hello Lee Robertson wins one-year of Backblaze online backup by voting/retweeting. Congratulations Lee, thanks to everyone that voted…and look out for the billboard appearing on Highway….
We asked you to provide us ideas for a billboard and, wow, did you come through! You submitted about 200 ideas! It was incredibly difficult to narrow them down. But, after much deliberation, rigorous analysis, careful evaluation…and just some plain “I like that one!”…we came down to the six ideas below. Now it’s to pick….