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Are you using this effective marketing tool?

2016May3_BusinessIntelligence_CThere are many marketing techniques SMBs use to gain clients. Free information products, brochures, and press releases are just a few among many. But how do you know what’s most effective? It all comes down to looking at data and seeing for yourself what’s worked before.

How to more efficiently use your Android data

2016Apr29_AndroidPhone_CYou rely on your Android’s mobile data plan to read and send emails, keep up with local news and stay in touch with business colleagues. That’s why it’s so frustrating when your data runs out. You feel disconnected from the world and your business while on the go.

Understand these 4 types of hackers

2016Apr28_Security_CWhy do hackers attack? Is it for money, notoriety, or political reasons? Many business owners never ask these questions, and instead only think about the means of how a cyber attack takes place. But knowing the motive behind a hacker’s attack can help you understand whether or not you’re a target and what data you need to protect.

Erik’s Editorial Corner

The topic I want to focus on for this month is red flags. This is a common term we use to describe something that catches our eye. I've always thought of this as the red fabric being waved in front of the bull to catch his attention. When the bull sees the red, he immediately focuses all of his attention on it.

Tips to get to 500+ LinkedIn connections

2016Apr25_InternetSocialNetworkingAndReputationManagement_CMost people are still impressed when they see a LinkedIn profile with 500+ connections. It gives that person authority in their industry and shows they’re a valuable member of the business world. In other words, 500+ connections can help sell you and your business.

Improved email security for Office 365

2016Apr21_Office365_CNo matter how much technology advances, human error has always been a fact of life. Nowhere is this more pertinent than when it comes to email security as many of today’s breaches start in an employee’s inbox. But now Microsoft is looking to change this.

Web design trends for your small business

2016Apr20_Web_CA potential customer’s first impression of your company is established when they visit your website. Many small business owners know this, and that’s why it’s important to keep up-to-date with web trends. Nowadays, responsive web design has become a popular trend for companies.

Boost staff productivity with mobile tech

2016Apr18_Productivity_CMost business owners are quick to think that utilizing mobile devices automatically leads to more productivity. Unfortunately, this is not always true. A poor mobile device policy can actually lead to burnout and see your employees become overwhelmed by technology.

6 Windows 10 features to look forward to

2016Apr15_Windows_CRecently, Windows 10’s Anniversary Update announced some pretty cool features that you didn’t even know you wanted. Some of these changes include making Cortana an even better personal assistant, automatically putting your laptop in battery saver mode, allowing you to choose for Windows to update, and more.

4 BYOD security risks you should address

2016Apr13_Security_CIn the 21st century, personal computing is with us wherever we go. This is all thanks to the proliferation of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. These devices allow us to take work home with us. And, with bring your own device (BYOD) strategy, businesses have never been so productive.