Tips to increase employee productivity

Tips to increase employee productivity

With social media distractions, difficult-to-monitor remote employees, and increasing numbers of staff working on personal tasks at the office, achieving maximum team productivity can seem virtually impossible. So what can the business owner do? Here are a few tips that are sure to have your staff more focused and producing results.

Website mobile friendly? Google still hates it…

Website mobile friendly?  Google still hates it…

Last month we shared how Google’s big search algorithm changes would begin to strongly favor “mobile friendly” Websites – and conversely, punish the non-mobile friendly sites. If you missed that, check out “Why Google is about to bury your Website”.

But for many businesses with a local focus, getting their Websites mobile-friendly isn’t enough.

Windows 10’s powerful new features

Windows 10’s powerful new features

Windows 8 was a disappointment. The user interface was too complex for general users and many critics were not impressed with Windows 8’s features. And so Microsoft plans to leave the Windows 8 blunder behind and move on to Windows 10. Numerous changes have been made and new features added to Microsoft’s new flagship operating system.

Facebook Messenger is about to get adverts

Facebook Messenger is about to get adverts

It has surely been a long time coming, and now it is official – the days of advertising-free conversations on Facebook Messenger are numbered. The social networking giant has confirmed that its private messaging service, a recent addition to its suite as a standalone app, is to become supported by advertising.

How to measure social media ROI

How to measure social media ROI

For many businesses, social media is the the wild frontier of marketing. More and more companies are jumping on the bandwagon but it can seem a lawless place. This is why many newcomers tend to waffle around with no clear strategy and call it quits if they’re not making fast progress.

4 traits of a successful BCP

4 traits of a successful BCP

In today’s business world, companies with a business continuity plan (BCP) are more likely to survive a disaster than those that don’t have one. There are several components to consider when it comes to planning a BCP, some of which are more important than others and must be included in order for a BCP to be successful.

Apple just released a brand new Photos app

Apple just released a brand new Photos app

Photo lovers can now rejoice, along with all those who have long bemoaned the shortcomings of the dated iPhoto app on your Apple desktop and laptop devices. With its release of the latest update to its Yosemite operating system – which comes out as version OS X 10.10.3 – the computing giant has replaced iPhoto with an all-new Photos app.