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LinkedIn tips for the SMB

2016Feb12_BusinessValue_CAs a small business owner, you may be a bit perplexed how to gain the most value out of LinkedIn. You may have already spent countless hours trying to leverage the platform with little success. So what are you doing wrong? And how can you make the most out of your time on the platform? Here are a few tactics any SMB can follow to gain more value from LinkedIn.

Know LinkedIn’s purpose

Simply put, LinkedIn is not a content marketing platform.

5 time-saving Microsoft Word tips

2016Feb11_Office_CAlthough there are many alternatives out there, Microsoft Word remains one of the most popular and user-friendly word processors for businesses large and small, and for good reason too. It is compatible with both Windows and Mac and is highly capable of handling and creating business documents.

Secure your business with these IT policies

2016Feb9_Security_CEmployees are one of your biggest security holes. There is no foolproof prevention method for human error, and this is why employee mistakes are one of the most common causes of a security breach. So what can you do to prevent it? Well at the very least you need to include policies in your employee handbook, and ensure your employee reads through it and signs off on agreeing to abide by them.

Tips to make Google Chrome super fast

2016_Feb4_Browsers_CFor Internet users who are accustomed to a super-fast connection, there’s nothing worse than a sluggish web browser. It impacts your workflow, slows down your productivity, and causes frustration. But luckily there are some methods you can use to improve your web browser’s speed and performance.

BCP tactics to keep your business running

2016Feb6_BusinessContinuity_CIt’s a fact of life. Events out of your control can disrupt your business operations. While you can’t necessarily control the unexpected, you can take some precautions to prevent most business disruptions. Here are some key business continuity strategies that organizations across the globe rely on to keep their doors open.

Chrome for iPhone has finally improved

2016Feb2_iPhone_CGoogle Chrome crashes a lot. No, we’re not talking about on your computer, but instead on your beloved iPhone. As the most popular browser on the planet, with over one billion users, Google Chrome fans are undoubtedly frustrated and disappointed by this.

Erik’s Editorial Corner

There is no way I could write an article this month and not talk about the recent blizzard. The bigger question is what to say about something that is so equally beautiful and humbling. The winter weather tends to drive us all inside, where we hibernate from our communities a little bit.

The true story of an SMB attacked by hackers

2016Jan20_Security_CWhen big companies like Dropbox or Ashley Madison are hacked, the whole world hears about it. But how often do you hear about cyber attacks on the SMBs of the world? Probably not often, or never. Well, today, that’s all about to change. The NY Times recently ran an article telling the story of a small business, just like you, who suffered a major cyber attack.