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Improve your online image in 4 steps

Reputation and image management has come a long way from being the vapid process it was decades ago. It is now vital to those wishing to find wealth, trustworthiness and entrepreneurial longevity, and nowhere is this more important than on the Internet. With that in mind, here are a few tips to help you establish […]

Scareware alert for Mac users

Just when you thought it was safe to surf the Internet waves on your Mac computer…if malware could have a catchphrase, this play on the classic Jaws 2 tagline would be quite fitting for a recently discovered scareware. It’s sneakier and more convincing than almost anything that’s come before. Here’s what you need to know […]

Be more productive in life and work

If you’re grinding away at your desk, stuck at the office for another late night, wondering when you’ll ever complete that final task on your to-do-list, there is hope: principles that can be applied to make you more productive. These ideas will not only improve the quality of your work and business, but also the […]

How to gain business value from LinkedIn

While there is a lot of information out there about how to gain value from LinkedIn, most of it is aimed at large companies or individuals. Some of this information can be useful, but some of it can cause you to make mistakes that present your business in the wrong light. As an SMB owner, […]

Boost productivity with these Word tricks

Microsoft Word has become the top choice of many businesses when it comes to word processing. Its capabilities go far beyond basic document editing – you can use Word to create professional documents such as invoices, statements, proposals, and even incorporate data visualization tools to add tables and graphs to your documents. But there are […]

Security policies every business needs

When it comes to Internet security, a reported 87% of small businesses have no security policies in place at at all. And considering that employee error is one of the most common causes of an online security breach, it makes sense to have rules in place that your staff need to follow. So to help […]

Stay in operation with these BCP strategies

Power outages, disasters and other disruptions happen. And thousands of businesses around the globe are affected by them every year, with lost profits ranging into the millions, if not billions. So how can your business protect itself and stay open when the unexpected strikes? Here are five common business continuity strategies that many companies rely […]

5 Biggest Mistakes That All Leaders Make

Guest Post by Geoff Smart

Although everyone agrees that hiring is tough, most managers struggle with an even more prevalent leadership mistake. It’s an affliction as prevalent as the common cold, and one of the least recognized in the workplace today.

Gadget of the Month: MagicLight® Plus

The next time you replace a lightbulb, you can now pick one that will stream your favorite music and light up your life in your choice of over 16,000 colors, all with a tap on your phone.

You might have already noticed that some LED bulbs now include a Bluetooth or Wi-Fi controlled speaker.

Are You Ready for Windows 10?

For the past few months, we’ve been swamped with questions about Windows 10. If you’re wondering whether now is the best time to upgrade your system, here are a few things to think about.

First and foremost, if your organization relies on your computers in any way to make money or save lives, consider the risks carefully.