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Secure your passwords now

October 19th, 2017
Secure your passwords now

For years, we’ve been told that strong passwords include three things: upper and lower-case letters, numbers, and symbols. And why wouldn’t we when the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) told us they were the minimum for robust passwords? Here’s why and how it involves you.

Top productivity hacks for computer users

October 17th, 2017
Top productivity hacks for computer users

We’re all obsessed with finding new ways to become more productive. Business gurus often emphasize the importance of time management and taking breaks to avoid burnout. But aside from motivating yourself to work more efficiently, there are plenty of tools that increase your daily output.

Don’t forget about the power supply unit!

October 12th, 2017
Don’t forget about the power supply unit!

When it comes to purchasing hardware, processors and graphics cards are often the first things people consider. But equally important are power supply units (PSUs). If you completely overlook PSU specifications, it can end up costing your business in more ways than one.

A beginner’s guide to creating Facebook ads

October 11th, 2017
A beginner’s guide to creating Facebook ads

No one can deny that social media has become a powerful online marketing channel. It’s cheaper, less complicated, more effective, and…a lot cooler. The numerous benefits are especially advantageous to small businesses that don’t have print or TV ads.

VoIP: Cloud-hosted or On-premises?

October 6th, 2017
VoIP: Cloud-hosted or On-premises?

You’ve decided that the benefits of VoIP phone systems are too substantial to ignore any longer. But before you start searching for the right VoIP solution, you need to know which deployment method will work best for your business — cloud-hosted or on-premises.

Office 365 web app launcher improvements

October 5th, 2017
Office 365 web app launcher improvements

Do you sometimes wish you could get to your Office 365 applications faster? Microsoft has tweaked the Office 365 web app launcher so you not only get to your apps faster, but you also get to view your most relevant programs, files, contacts, and activities more conveniently.

Equifax’s Leak: lessons learned

October 3rd, 2017
Equifax’s Leak: lessons learned

No business owner wants their customers’ data leaked, but no matter how well your prevention plan is, the unexpected can happen. And when it does, what will determine the fate of your business is how well you respond to it. So before you start planning an incident response, read the following story and recite this: Don’t walk in the footsteps of Equifax.

How can ERP improve your business?

September 28th, 2017
How can ERP improve your business?

Small- and medium-sized businesses constantly struggle with different areas of business, whether it’s accounting, inventory, or strategic planning. This is because SMBs often lack the tools to manage these systems efficiently. However, enterprise resource planning (ERP) software can come in handy.

Easy fixes to your WiFi issues

September 26th, 2017
Easy fixes to your WiFi issues

From answering emails and using online productivity suites to browsing Facebook and streaming YouTube videos, a fast and reliable internet connection is a must. But what do you do when you experience connectivity issues and slow speed? Here are some solutions to five of the most common WiFi worries.

New Office 365 tool for macOS users

September 20th, 2017
New Office 365 tool for macOS users

Microsoft has launched a new tool for Office on Mac called My Workspace. Business users who frequently interact with apps and documents will find this small yet useful tool highly beneficial. Let’s take a closer look at this brand new app.

Office workspace for Mac

My Workspace sits in the Menu bar along the top of the screen and provides macOS users of Office 365 with a quick and easy access to pinned documents, recently accessed files, OneDrive files, Skype calls, and iCloud Calendars.